While consumer demand for electric cars has been weak until now, within two years there should be lots more interest and a much wider choice of fully-electrified vehicles to choose from, the head of strategic planning for Hydro-Quebec told members of the Laval Chamber of Commerce and Industry during their weekly lunchtime gathering at the Château Royal last Thursday.
If there is something deeper underlying the message that representatives of Google’s Quebec division are taking to corporate audiences as the world’s biggest web service provider tries to drum up business in this province, it’s that some of you “old” media types better watch out – Google could end up eating your lunch.
During a press conference held on April 12, Paquet said the financial assistance will help the company, Manyeta Informatique, to complete work on Human Telemetry, which is entering testing stages with patients afflicted with diabetes.
(CNW Telbec) As part of a comprehensive agreement, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ (the "Fonds") has completed an orderly disinvestment in Simard Beaudry Construction by obtaining prepayment of the entire $36 million balance of subordinated loans with varying maturities through 2018. Initiated in early 2007 at the request of the company's owner, Mr. Accurso, the now completed disinvestment is part of a business transfer plan.
Marc Garneau, the federal Liberal Party’s spokesman for industry, science and technology, was in Laval on March 14, for head-to-head discussions with Laval’s small and medium-size enterprise (SME) owners.
The Laval-based Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) is launching a brave new phase of lung cancer research, after receiving a subsidy of nearly $698,000 from the Quebec Ministry for Economic Development, Innovation and Exports.