Canadian Consumer Products & Services Stocks

GreenSpace Brands is undervalued, Beacon Securities says

After reporting its third quarter financial results for December 31, 2017, GreenSpace Brands (TSXV:JTR) keeps its “Buy” rating from Beacon Securities analyst Doug Cooper, who says that FY19 is shaping up to be a huge year for the natural and organic foods company. This week, Toronto-based Green ...

Tech Talk for Friday February 16th 2018

Next Tech Talk report Next report is released on Tuesday February 20th. Monday is a holiday in the U.S. and Canada. Pre-opening Comments for Friday February 16th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 3 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually ...

L.PR.B : DBRS Reduces Trend to “Stable”

DBRS has announced that it has: confirmed the ratings of Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) and Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation (guaranteed by Loblaw) at BBB after the announcement that Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CP REIT; rated BBB by DBRS) has entered into an agreement to acquir ...

A guide to having retirement income for life

With 1,100 Canadians reaching the official retirement age of 65 every day, there’s a sea of change occurring in the investment world. The move from wealth accumulation is rapidly moving to its opposite, de-accumulation or “decumulation.” Decumulation is actuary Fred Vettese’s preferred term ...

B.C. throne speech—government vows action on high house prices, but ignores their cause

Author: Josef Filipowicz Metro Vancouver’s housing crunch exists primarily because there aren’t enough new homes getting built. Read more about B.C. throne speech—government vows action on high house prices, but ignores their cause Tags:  housing homebuilding foreign homebuyers ...

What to know about Ontario’s new lease agreements

TORONTO — Ontarians fed up with battling their landlord over contentious terms they didn’t realize were hidden in the fine print of their lease will soon be getting some reprieve. On April 30, it will become mandatory for most residential landlords to use a 13-page standardized lease agreement, ...

Tech Talk for Monday February 12th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Monday February 12th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 28 points in pre-opening trade. Cisco added $0.97 to $40.50 after RBC Capital raised its target price to $44 from $40. CAE (CAE $21.94 Cdn) is expected to open higher after RB ...

Take a tour of GM’s new Markham-based Technical Centre

If General Motors' new Markham, Ont.-based Technical Centre feels more like the headquarters of a software development company than the office of a multinational automotive firm, that's by design. ...

DBRS Mutters Darkly about Aimia

DBRS has noted: that Aimia Inc. (Aimia or the Company) has sold its Nectar loyalty program and related assets to J Sainsbury plc (Sainsbury’s) for approximately $105 million (the Transaction). As part of the Transaction, Aimia will send to Sainsbury’s (1) $183 million of cash to provide coverag ...

7 genius ways to maximize PC Optimum points

The PC Plus Program and Shoppers Optimum points plan are officially merging. All existing Shoppers Optimum members will automatically be transitioned to the PC Optimum program on February 1, with points converted to the same value as the former PC Plus program, (except in Quebec, where this must be ...