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919 Schools Get Antidote for Christmas

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Just in time for Christmas, 919 schools will be receiving a free license allowing them to install Antidote, Druide informatique’s flagship writing assistance software, on ten computers.

Druide has promised to donate a copy of Antidote to a school for every ten copies of Antidote sold at retail in...

Antidote Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With One Million Users

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Antidote, the renowned writing assistance software from Druide informatique, is celebrating its 20-year anniversary in good company, having passed the threshold of one million registered users. With this dual milestone, Druide is announcing two significant donations in the fields of research and edu...

Druide Donates One Million Dollars to University of Montreal

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Marking the 20-year anniversary of its software Antidote, as well as 50 years of University of Montreal’s Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO), Druide informatique is announcing the creation of a one-million-dollar fund for research into deep learning-based text analysis.

T...

Antidote Now Integrated With SDL Trados Studio

November 18, 2016 Press releases

At the 2016 Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec’s (OTTIAQ) conference today, Druide informatique announced that its Antidote suite now offers full integration with SDL Trados Studio. As a result, translators will be able to access Antidote’s language resource...

Laurent Paquin Wins the Antidote Cup

November 07, 2016 Press releases

Comedian Laurent Paquin was awarded the Antidote Cup for his performance in the Tournoi des générations, held this past Thursday at the TOHU. The Antidote Cup, sponsored by Druide informatique, is awarded to participants for the quality of their French in the “improvisation matches” organized...

Hélène Dorion in Contention for the Estrie Region’s Prix du CALQ

November 04, 2016 Announcements

Every year, the Prix du Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) - Œuvre de l’année en Estrie is awarded to a local artist, writer or collective that manages to distinguish themselves with an outstanding piece. Hélène Dorion is among the three finalists for her book Le temps du paysage. ...

Aux toilettes Wins the Fan Choice Award

November 03, 2016 Announcements

As part of a contest presented by TD Bank Group and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, children voted between September 26 and October 23 for their favourite book out of the five finalists for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. André Marois and Pierre Pratt’s picture book Aux toilette...

Normand de Bellefeuille Wins the Governor General’s Literary Award

October 26, 2016 Press releases

The team at Éditions Druide warmly congratulates its colleague Normand de Bellefeuille, who has just won in the Poetry category of the 2016 [Governor General’s Literary Award](http://livresgg.ca/~/media/ggbooks/2016/lists/ggla gagnants et finalistes 2016.pdf) for Le poème est une maison de bord de ...

Le temps du paysage Among Finalists for the Prix Marcel-Couture

October 26, 2016 Press releases

The Prix Marcel-Couture is presented by La Presse in recognition of exceptional work by a Quebec editor in the publication of an original illustrated book in French. Le temps du paysage, which brings together texts and photographs by Hélène Dorion, is one of five books to make the finals. It i...

Aux toilettes in the 2016 White Ravens Selection

October 25, 2016 Announcements

The best children’s books published around the world are compiled each year in the The White Ravens catalogue from the International Youth Library (Internationale Jugendbibliothek) based in Munich. The picture book Aux toilettes, written by André Marois and illustrated by Pierre Pratt, earned a...

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