Canadian Rising

Markets Calm(er)

Overview: Oil prices have stabilized after yesterday's surge.  Both Brent and WTI are holding on to around $7-$8 a barrel gain. Equity markets are mixed.  Some are attributing the losses in Asia Pacific outside of Japan (Nikkei rose its highest level since late April), Korea and Australia to ...

Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2010 has its end of support pushed back by nine months

Microsoft Corp. is pushing back its January 14, 2020 end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 by nine months. In a blog post published this morning, Greg Taylor, Microsoft’s director of product marketing for Exchange, noted the date was changed after “investigating and analyzing the deploym ...

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 ...

In campaign's first week, party leaders hone their message and style

Karl Nerenberg The election campaign has been on, officially, for a week now and we're getting a sense of how the leaders and their parties have decided to present themselves to voters.  We got lots of helpful signals in the first debate -- the unofficial one -- sponsored by Maclean's magazine a ...

The Green 'surge' on Vancouver Island: a progressive alternative, or centrist flop?

Alex Cosh The Green Party is making electoral advances across Canada, but one electoral region stands out as a place where Elizabeth May's party has a particularly good chance of winning some seats: Vancouver Island. Nationally, average polling indicates the Greens are at 10.6 per cent and compet ...

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 ...