News - Case Medical, Inc.® a vertically integrated, product development and manufacturer offering custom designed and modular "do-it-yourself" sterilization systems for the medical industry, and TSO3 Inc (TSX: TSO3), a leading innovator and developer of low-temperature sterilization systems for the healthcare industry, jointly announced today that SteriTite instrument containers and MediTray inserts engineered and manufactured by Case Medical demonstrate excellent compatibility with TSO3's new STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer, which is now cleared for sale in the USA.
News - Members of Anges Québec, the Anges Québec Capital Fund and Fier Succès reiterated their confidence in Feldan, a Quebec company that develops cell therapy products, with a new investment of over $1.2M. With this third round of financing completed, the biotechnology company can now rely on a $675K investment from 15 angels, including Jean-Marc Rousseau and Sylvain Chartier, $475K from the Anges Québec Capital Fund and $75K from Fier Succès.
News - CO2 Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: CST), a leader in low-cost carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, is pleased to announce that it has received a $400,000 commitment from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) towards optimization of the Corporation's carbon capture process and new enzyme production at industrial scale.
News - De Marque, a leader in the field of ebook distribution, is honoured to have been shortlisted for the Publisher’s Weekly International Book Industry Technology Supplier Award at this year’s edition of The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards. The awards, which celebrate international excellence in the book industry, cover all aspects of international publishing.
News - Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi) Board Chair André Fortin and President and CEO Gaëtan Gagné released the company’s 2014 Annual Report at the AQi Annual General Meeting. As the report makes clear, 2014 was a year of development and growth, noteworthy achievements, and milestones, made possible by the community’s ever-growing trust in Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport.
News - For the fifth time in its history since 2004, the Québec Port Authority (QPA) won “Best Destination Experience”, awarded annually by the prestigious Cruise Insight magazine. The QPA was awarded the coveted prize at Cruise Shipping Miami, the cruise industry’s biggest conference of the year. This recognition is awarded to ports that are the highest rated by passengers.
News - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 59,677,420 units (the "Offering") generating net proceeds of approximately US$34.5 million, with each unit consisting of one common share, 0.75 of a Series A warrant to purchase one common share, and 0.50 of a Series B warrant to purchase one common share, at a purchase price of US$0.62 per unit.
News - Videotron is pleased to announce that it has acquired 4Degrees Colocation and its data centre, the largest in Québec City. The amount of the transaction is $31.5 million, which could increase to $35.5 million if certain targets are reached. Acquisition of the data centre will give Videotron Business Solutions a significant advantage when it comes to offering bundled services to Québec businesses, which are increasingly interested in digitizing and decentralizing their data servers. 4Degrees is one of the few data centres in Québec to be Tier III certified by the Uptime Institute. Tier III is an international standard that ensures maximum reliability and operational sustainability.
News - Davie announced the award of a new contract from the government of Canada for the Vessel Life Extension (VLE) of Canadian Coast Guard Ship CCGS Earl Grey. The vessel’s 9-month life extension program will take place in Davie’s secondary drydock, the Lorne dock. The program primarily consists of replacements and upgrades to engines, machinery, equipment and electrical systems.
News - For the year ended December 31, 2014, Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), a Desjardins Group subsidiary specializing in property and casualty insurance, announced a net income of $151.3 million, a decrease of $43.9 million compared to 2013. Return on equity (ROE) was 12.9%, compared to 19.0% in 2013, still ranking the company among the best in the industry.