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FIER Wins Druide’s Grand Prize for Entrepreneurship

June 16, 2022 Press releases

At the 24th Défi OSEntreprendre gala for the region of Montréal that took place on May 2nd, Les Caleçons FIER won Druide’s Grand Prize for Entrepreneurship, earning $3000 and several services that contribute to the development of the winning company. The winners in each official category also receiv...

Tombés dans… la gomme! in the Top Three for the Prix Mélèze

June 02, 2022 Announcements

We were happy to learn that Tombés dans… la gomme! by Julie Rivard and Rémy Simard has made it to the top three for the prix Mélèze!

Young people from across the country made their voice heard and voted in large numbers for the first volume of this series of docu-novels.

The prix Mélèze invite...

Victor Schmidt receives the sixth Antidote Scholarship in Natural Language Processing

May 26, 2022 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the laureate of the sixth Antidote Scholarship in natural language processing (NLP). The lucky recipient of the $20,000 scholarship is Mr. Victor Schmidt, a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Professor Yoshua Bengio at the MILA Artificial Intelligence I...

Mathieu Lepage Wins the Antidote Cup

May 18, 2022 Press releases

Mathieu Lepage was awarded the Antidote Cup during the fundraising event Le Choc des Titans, at Club Soda on May 17, 2022, for his performances in the 2022 season. The Antidote Cup, sponsored by Druide informatique, is awarded to participants for the quality of their French in the improv matches o...

Antidote 11 Now Available for Network Installation

April 13, 2022 Announcements

Druide informatique announces the release of Antidote 11 v2 for network installation. Launched last October, the eleventh edition of Antidote introduced more than 100 new features for English and French. In addition to the functions specific to network operation, the free v2 update brings several...

Valérie Bélanger Wins the Grand Prix Antidote de l’éloquence

March 31, 2022 Press releases

Valérie Bélanger was awarded the Grand Prix Antidote de l’éloquence at the final of the Délie ta langue! public speaking competition, which took place on Monday at the auditorium of the Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ). This prize, sponsored by Druide informatique, includes a scholarship of $5,000 in...

Two Druide Books Selected by CJ, qu’est-ce qu’on lit ?

December 09, 2021 Announcements

Communication-Jeunesse (CJ) has unveiled its selection CJ, qu’est-ce qu’on lit ? for the month of November. We were pleased to learn that two titles published by Druide made the list: Pétronille inc. Tome 4 — Ongles d’orteils équitable, written by Annie Bacon and illustrated by Boum, and Les pe...

Pierre Ouellet Wins the Prix d’excellence From the Société des Écrivains francophones d’Amérique

December 02, 2021 Announcements

We are very happy to announce that the Prix d’Excellence from the Société des Ecrivains francophones d’Amérique has been awarded to Pierre Ouellet for his novel L’état sauvage (tied with Paul Serge Forest for Tout est ori)!

This prize is awarded each year to a Canadian author for the quality o...

Jean-François Beauchemin Receives the Claude-Henri Grignon Prize

November 29, 2021 Announcements

On October 17, the Association des auteurs des Laurentides (AAL) awarded the Claude-Henri Grignon Prize to Jean-François Beauchemin for his body of work and his contribution to national literature.

The Claude-Henri Grignon Prize, a prize created this year, aims to recognize an author’s contributio...

Joyeux ou triste? and Tombés dans... la gomme! Among the Official Selection of the Forêt de la lecture 2022 Prix Peuplier and Prix Mélèze

October 25, 2021 Announcements

The Forest of Reading program, an initiative by the Ontario Library Association (OLA), has announced the finalists for its various literary awards. We were pleased to learn that the picture book Joyeux ou triste?, written by Bertrand Gauthier and illustrated by Sabrina Gendron, is a finalist for t...

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