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Montreal movie theatre mogul joins ‘Dragons Den’ crew

Montreal movie theatre mogul joins ‘Dragons Den’ crew

Martin C. Barry Montreal-based movie theatre tycoon Vincenzo Guzzo – whose company, Cinémas Guzzo, operates the largest number of film screens and multiplex venues in Quebec and third largest in Canada – was given a...
Demers pledges Laval’s support for suffering shipbuilder Davie Canada and its Laval partner Metalium

Demers pledges support for Davie Canada and Metalium

Renata Isopo, Special to The Laval News On Thursday, September 20, at the Metalium plant in Laval, Mayor Marc Demers in the presence of Pierre Drapeau - president of L’Association des Fournisseurs de Chantier Davie Canada,...
Business accelerator Inno-centre gets $15 million subsidy from Quebec

Business accelerator Inno-centre gets Quebec subsidy

Martin C. Barry Quebec Liberal Minister for Small and Medium Enterprise Stéphane Billette was at the offices of computer security systems developer Terranova WW Corp. on de l’Avenir Blvd. in Laval on May 7 to...
Austrian aerospace supplier chooses Laval for Canadian facility

Austrian aerospace supplier chooses Laval for Canadian facility

Martin C. Barry F/LIST, an Austrian high-end business jet interior manufacturer, became one of the latest aerospace industry suppliers to choose the City of Laval as the location for a Canadian subsidiary when it officially...
Laval encouraging retailers to take their business online

Laval encouraging retailers to take their business online

Martin C. Barry The head of the province’s largest association of retail merchants issued a stark warning to cities last week, saying they could end up becoming the biggest losers in the growing shift to...
‘Trophy on Wheels’

Trophy on Wheels

Martin C. Barry Mary Kay Cosmetics, a company that has become famous for (among other things) awarding pink Cadillacs to high performing sales representatives, presented its latest “Trophy on Wheels” last week to a Lorraine...

Bank of Canada Raises Benchmark Rate to 1%

The Bank of Canada moved ahead with another interest rate hike raising the benchmark rate to 1% in anticipation to the country’s surging economy. Further tightening may be curbed by a rising currency and...
Quebec Minister Responsible for the Laval Region Francine Charbonneau announced on Monday the priorities for the development of projects to promote Laval through sustainability and social economy, with a total of nearly $1.7 million in subsidies available to winning project bidders.

Project developers sought to raise Laval’s image ‘sustainably’

Martin C. Barry Groups and businesses from Laval who may be interested in applying for subsidies for projects promoting Laval from the point of view of sustainable development and social economy have until mid-September and...
Hellenic Board of Trade hosts annual awards gala at Le Windsor

DEKA recognition received by ten leading Greek Montrealers

Martin C. Barry Ten outstanding businesses in the Montreal region whose owners are of Greek heritage received Deka Awards from the Hellenic Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal during a gala evening which took place...
Bio-K Plus will use the funding to grow awareness in the highly competitive United States probiotics market

Vimy MP Nassif announces $50,000 grant to Bio-K Plus

Martin C. Barry Vimy Liberal MP Eva Nassif has announced that Bio-K Plus International Inc. has been approved for a grant of up to $50,000 to allow the company to reach new markets in the...

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