Canada

Bank of Canada keeps key rate target on hold, trims growth expectations for 2020 

The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent and forecasting a slower-than-expected start for the Canadian economy in 2020. The central bank says ... ...

Market Update: See How a Strong 2019 Performance Impacted Your Portfolio

US and Canadian stock indices closed the year with double digit returns in 2019 as global equities had their best year in a decade. Here’s how this and other market trends affected your portfolio: Performance* ETF Portfolios December performance 1-Year performance ETF Safety Portfolio 0.31 ...

H2Opinion on Mercury Contamination

It was in 2009 that I first learned about the mercury contamination that affected Grassy Narrows First Nation and Wabaseemoong Independent First Nation. At the time, I was an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University and was taking a course that explored race, ...

Dialogue evolves product with the acquisition of German health services company

Dialogue, which offers a virtual technology platform for employees, has announced its acquisition of Argumed Consulting Group, a German-based Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) services company. “This acquisition allows Dialogue to pursue its mission through a different lens.” According to t ...

Round13 surpasses $325 million in capital under management with launch of two new funds

Since closing its $95 million first fund in 2017, Round13 Capital has stayed out of the limelight, eschewing the public exposure adopted by most Canadian venture firms. “We’ve been keeping our heads down,” Managing Partner and former Dragons’ Den star Bruce Croxon told BetaKit. Today, Roun ...

Oxford Properties, AIMCo planning mixed-use development in Ontario

Oxford Properties Group, the real estate investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, and the Alberta Investment Management Corp. are planning to ... ...

Top Three Technology Stories of 2019

Water Canada shared a number of technology-related news stories in 2019. The three most read stories in this category are included below. WaterTAP, Ontario’s Water Sector Accelerator, Ceases Operations The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) ceased its operations on June 30, 2019. ...

Valkerie opens cohort applications six week growth marketing program

Applications are now open for Growclass, the growth marketing program designed and run by Valkerie, a Toronto-based growth marketing consultancy. Valkerie was founded by CEO Sarah Stockdale, a former growth director at Tilt, which was acquired by Airbnb in 2017. Valkerie offers programs like Growcl ...

Tealbook raises $6.53 million CAD “seed plus” round following pivot

Tealbook, a startup that aims to make sourcing of suppliers more efficient for enterprises, has raised $6.53 million CAD ($5 million USD) in what it is calling a seed plus funding round, or what is more commonly known as a bridge round. The round was led by United States-based venture firm Refinery ...

R|T: The Retail Times – India vs. Amazon

The Retail Times is a weekly newsletter covering retail tech news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to R|T using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important retail tech news every week! Shopify Capital launches starter loans for United States ...