Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Pension Plan bouncing back under JSPP model

Rewind to August 2015. The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Pension Plan was underfunded on both a solvency and going-concern basis, at 43.7 per cent ... ...

Next36 startup Correly acquired by Ottawa-based GenM

Toronto-based startup Correly, which provides a platform that streamlines product demos, has been acquired by Ottawa-based GenM. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Correly’s platform allows companies to browse and click with customers on the same screen, and calculate how engaged customers wer ...

Want a Real Energy Transition? Start a War

Over the weekend, exposed oil fields and processing facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were bombed by drones. Suddenly, almost 6 million barrels-a-day of the world’s oil supply was taken offline. We haven’t seen this scale of disruption in 40 years, not since the Arab Oil Embargo and the ...

Actors’ Equity Expels Former Artistic Director Of The Citadel Theatre

“Acting on the findings of a Disciplinary Committee relating to a safe and respectful workplace complaint, Equity’s national Council ratified the recommendation of the Committee and expelled Bob Baker from Equity membership on June 23, 2019,” a notice on Equity’s website reads. “A possi ...

ENERCON – Windturbine Technician, Electical (Dawson Creek, BC)

Established in Germany over 30 years ago, ENERCON is an international leader in wind turbine design and manufacturing. Known worldwide for its gearless generator technologies, high quality standards, and comprehensive long-term service agreements, the company has become synonymous with reliability ...

The role of dividend strategies in equity investing

Investors seeking regular income are limited because traditional sources aren’t producing the results they used, says Dave Makarchuk, partner and Western Canada wealth business leader ... ...

Answers to popular stock and investing questions this week

This week we look at some of the most popular questions in the 5i Research question and answer service featuring Dream Global REIT acquisition, plastic ban in Canada, Saudi oil disruption, cannabis and stagflation.  ...

Two Storms Cause over $130 Million in Insured Damage

Two severe storms caused over $130 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The amount of insured damage is an estimate provided by CatIQ under licence to the Insurance Bureau of Canada. The storms hit Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba from July ...

F|T: The FinTech Times – Bad times for Bunz

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Canadian startup news of the week (09/15/19)

Welcome to BetaKit’s startup stories of the week! Here, you will find the week’s most important news, features, and editorials published on BetaKit. If you prefer this update hit your inbox every week, make sure to subscribe to the BetaKit Newsletter using the form at the bottom of this page. T ...