In his budget of March 22, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced that the Government of Canada will invest up to $950 million to support innovation superclusters in key areas.
Google continues to expand in Montréal: the California-based tech giant announced Montréal will host its new data centre and become the first Canadian Google Cloud Platform region.
GE Canada is set to launch three new automation projects at its aircraft engine component manufacturing facility in Bromont, Québec.
Montréal was named best city in the world for students, ahead of Paris and London, according to the 2017 Best Student Cities index prepared by the British QS Institute.
The French bakery, which belongs to Le Duff Group, will invest $40 million to double the size of its Boucherville plant, increase its production capacity by 80% and create some 60 jobs.