MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 15, 2015) - VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ", "VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that Spark & Cannon, VIQ's Australia-based reporting and transcription services and technology distributor, has been awarded the ongoing recording and transcription services for the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Racing Industry in New South Wales and transcription services for the Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry.

"These two exciting wins demonstrate the emergence of a new VIQ/Spark & Cannon era," said Sebastien Paré. "After enduring a transitional period in 2014 and earlier this year, Spark & Cannon has transformed into a streamlined organization that can aggressively pursue and win new transcription and software technology projects. We are delighted to start servicing our new Inquiry customers with real-time movement of digital data via VIQ's NetScribe, bundled with Spark & Cannon's digital capture services."

"Spark & Cannon is entering into a new phase with a focus on fully utilizing the technological assets available through our partnership with VIQ," said Matthew Fowler, who was recently appointed Managing Director of VIQ Spark & Cannon. "We look forward to servicing these two new customers and continuing to take on sophisticated new projects where transcription and technology are seamlessly integrated for the benefits of our customers and quality of our reporting."

The Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Racing Industry in New South Wales sees Spark & Cannon providing a complete recording and transcription service for the duration of the inquiry. Spark & Cannon uses VIQ's capture and management software and the VIQ NetScribe transcription service to capture and transcribe the proceedings. The hearings are expected to be conducted over June, July and August.

For the Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry, Spark & Cannon will provide transcription services for the Commission. Transcripts will be completed by Spark & Cannon transcriptionists on a same-day basis throughout July.

For more information on what is making the news at VIQ Solutions, please visit our website at Shareholders are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting being held on Wednesday, June 17 at 10:00 AM at the VIQ Sales and Marketing office in Markham.

About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is the global expert in digital recording technology. With a better approach to the collection, storage and management of digital audio, video and files, we help increase efficiency, improve security and reduce costs for courts, law enforcement agencies, insurance companies, health providers, and legislatures around the world. We've got the technology, the experience and the expertise to efficiently manage country-wide installations of hundreds of rooms, with hundreds of terabytes of data. Managing digital media evidence is what we do, and we do it better than anyone else.

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Contact Information:

VIQ Solutions Inc.
Sebastien Paré
President and Chief Executive Officer
(905) 948-8266 ext. 221