2018

Expo-Sciences

Awarding of the First Antidote Prize at Science Fair Final

To mark International Francophonie Day, Druide informatique and Réseau Technoscience have established the first Antidote Prize for Quality of Language at the Hydro-Québec Science Fair. At the Science Fair’s 23 regional finals, as well as the Quebec final, the Antidote Prize will be awarded to...
Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie

Druide Raises $67,000 for the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie

On June 5, Druide informatique and its subsidiary Éditions Druide held their tenth annual Golf Classic for the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie. The event and the campaign that followed raised $67,000, bringing the total contributions to the PGL foundation to nearly $440,000 since the Druide Classic...
Typing Pal

A New Look for Typing Pal – School Edition

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the rollout of a new version of Typing Pal – School Edition, its web-based typing tutorial application for educational institutions. As well as an entirely modernized and unified look, this update boasts an even richer, more diversified set of content.
Paul Gérin-Lajoie

Paul Gérin-Lajoie, 1920-2018

With Quebec preparing to pay its last respects to M. Gérin-Lajoie at the state funeral, Druide extends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of this exceptional man. Having first trained as a lawyer, he contributed to the founding of Quebec’s Ministry of Education in 1964, also...
Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie

Druide to double all donations received for the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie

As part of this year’s annual Golf Classic for the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie, Druide informatique has promised to match dollar-for-dollar all donations made by its customers, partners, and employees, in order to support the school canteens that the Foundation has established in Mali. To...
Aaah!bécédaire

Aaah!bécédaire Among Communication-Jeunesse’s Top Picks for Youth Books

Communication-Jeunesse’s top picks for youth books were revealed this morning. Aaah!bécédaire by Elaine Turgeon (text) and Martin Laliberté (illustrations) clinched second place in the 5 to 8 age category. The picture book from the Motif(s) collection won the hearts of a jury of young readers...
Treater

Treater Wins Druide’s Grand Prize for Entrepreneurship

At the Gala for the 20th Défi OSEntreprendre which took place on May 1, Treater Technologies Inc. won Druide’s Grand Prize for entrepreneurship, earning a grant of $3000 and several services. The winners in each official category also received a copy of Druide’s renowned software, Antidote....
Maryse Rouy by Maxyme G. Delisle

Maryse Rouy Nominated for the Arthur Ellis Awards

Each year, Crime Writers of Canada presents the Arthur Ellis Awards to the cream of the crop in Canadian crime-writing. This year's finalists have just been announced, and Maryse Rouy has been nominated in the Best Book in French category for her historical whodunnit La mort en bleu pastel, the...
Ligue nationale d’improvisation

Druide Extends its Support for the Ligue nationale d’improvisation

Druide informatique and its subsidiary Éditions Druide have announced their continued support for the Théâtre de la ligue nationale d’improvisation (LNI), extending it for another five years.
Jean-Paul Beaumier © Idra Labrie

Jean-Paul Beaumier Among Finalists for the Prix Adrienne-Choquette

The finalists for the 2018 Prix Adrienne-Choquette have been announced, and the book Et si on avait un autre chien ? by Jean-Paul Beaumier is among them. Established in honour of Adrienne Choquette, a pioneer of the short story as a literary genre in Quebec, the prize is awarded to a...

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