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Metro's Local Purchasing Policy - 68 products from Chaudière-Appalaches arrive at Metro

News - In keeping with the Local Purchasing Policy that it adopted May 1st, 2013, Metro today announces the arrival in store of 68 new products from the Chaudière-Appalaches region. In fact, as a result of the pilot project currently underway in that region, 8 suppliers will see several of their products offered in five Metro and two Super C stores

CO2 Solutions Successfully Completes Second Oil Sands Project Milestones

News - CO2 Solutions, a leading innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has exceeded the second set of technical performance milestones for its oil sands project. CO2 Solutions patented process operated at the 0.5 ton/day scale and demonstrated that it can realistically lower the cost of CO2 capture to well below that associated with current carbon capture technology on the basis of cost per tonne captured.

TELUS Adds Bench Strength to its Security and Risk Management Technologies With Acquisition of Groupe Enode Inc.

News - TELUS is acquiring Enode, a Quebec City-based security IT firm specializing in providing businesses and government agencies with cutting-edge technologies and services for security and risk management. Enode's skilled professionals and technologies will be integrated into TELUS Security Solutions activities beginning April 1. This acquisition will enhance TELUS Security Solution's end-to-end provision of IT security for businesses in Quebec and across Canada while also protecting its customers' digital data from security threats.

An important partnership creating jobs and consolidating Quebec's energy supply

News - Louis-Marie Beaulieu, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Groupe Desgagnés and Ross R. Bayus, President of Valero's Canadian Operations are pleased to announce the signing of a landmark agreement. The two companies have formed a joint venture, Transport Maritime Saint-Laurent inc. that has acquired two Panamax-class ships. These ships will serve to transport, among others, crude oil from Valero's Montreal East Terminal to its refinery in Lévis, on the south shore of Quebec City.

Sigma Industries announces an important job creation at its Beauce facilities

News - Sigma Industries, a manufacturing company specializing in the production of composite components, announces the creation of approximately 50 direct jobs and about 15 indirect jobs at the René Composites Materials Ltd. facilities located in Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce and Sainte-Clotilde-de-Beauce.

The Entrepreneurs: Quebec firm hard wired to electrical heating business

News - Fuelled by the sustained growth of electrical heating in many housing markets, and buoyed by the success of several in-house product innovations and a slew of acquisitions and expansions — including a plant in China — Ouellet Canada has grown into North America’s leading manufacturer of baseboard heaters and other high-performance electrical heating equipment, supplies and accessories for the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Protect Against the Risk of Not Getting Paid

News - Want to take on a new customer but worried about the risks? Want to protect your accounts receivable – likely one of your largest assets? Credit insurance is a great way to protect your U.S. and foreign receivables and ensure you get paid. But do the benefits outweigh the costs? Watch our video, or download our one-page summary report, to find out whether credit insurance is right for you.

Discover New Markets Promotion : a guide by EDC

News - So many export markets. So much information. So easy to access. A guide created by EDC.

Opsens named to the 2014 TSX Venture top 50

News - Opsens was named a 2014 TSX Venture 50® company by the TMX Group. The TSX Venture 50® ranks the top 10 companies in five major industry sectors, identifying emerging companies that have shown strong results in key measures of market performance. Opsens was ranked among the top Canadian Technology and Life Sciences companies.

H2O Innovation awarded a major CAD $10 million seawater desalination contract

News - H2O Innovationannounces that it has been awarded a major contract of CAD$10 million in the United Statesto design, build and supply major equipment and services for a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) system. This will be the second largest SWRO system in the United States. The contract brings Company's order backlog for water treatment projects above CAD $25 million as of February 11, 2014.


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