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OTPP and NYSCRF on Climate Change

The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) released its inaugural Climate Change Report on Friday:Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) today announced the launch of its inaugural Climate Change Report, written in accordance with the recommendations made by the Financial Stability B ...

Cisco Systems is a winner of a stock, this portfolio manager says

Networking company Cisco Systems (Cisco Systems Stock Quote, Chart NASDAQ:CSCO) has pushed its way back into the conversation when it comes to high-flying tech stocks and it’s no wonder, according to David Driscoll of Liberty International Investment Management, who says the company’s fundament ...

Panel discussion around next film in HP’s “The Wolf” series

HP has been around for 80 years. For much of that time, the company generally recognized as the symbolic founder of Silicon Valley, was the premier innovator among a large field of innovators. Indeed, HP has an enviable reputation for its personal computers and later laptops, printers, scanners, PDA ...

Hashtag Trending – Smart Cities Challenge conclusion; Apple Watch update; OCE Discovery

One smart city in Canada will be $50 million richer at the end of the day. A software update for Apple Watch brings heart rate monitoring to more countries. And why technology is going to eat the world. Today we’ll know the winner of the federal government’s smart cities challenge. This competit ...

CPPIB and PSP Dip Into Radical Ventures

Radical Ventures, a Canadian venture capital firm focused on artificial intelligence (AI), has launched a new fund with a target of about $470 million (US$350 million). Cornerstone LPs include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 10: Lowdown on Lawsuits – James Plotkin on Copyright Threats, Notices, and Lawsuits

Copyright threats and lawsuits against individuals have been around in Canada since 2004, when they were rejected by the federal court. Those threats receded for about a decade, but now they’re back. Copyright notices, litigation threats, settlement demands, and actual lawsuits have re-emerged at ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 9: The CRTC Watcher – A Conversation with FRPC’s Monica Auer

Many Canadians follow telecommunications and broadcast issues at the CRTC from a distance – the cost of wireless services, the speed of their Internet access, the availability of broadcasting choice. Others engage more closely on issues such as net neutrality, Cancon regulation, or Netflix taxes. ...

2019's Most Responsible Investors

The Responsible Asset Allocator Initiative (RAAI) released its 2019 ranking of the most responsible asset allocators:The study, developed in partnership with the Fletcher School at Tufts, analyzed 197 funds comprising $21 trillion in assets to identify 25 institutions that set a global standard f ...

Open Banking Is Already Here: My Appearance Before the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

The Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce has spent the past month and a half actively engaged in a detailed study of the regulatory framework for open banking. The study has included government officials, representatives from Australia and the UK, and Canadian banking stakeholde ...

St. Clair College producing tech-oriented students while bridging the gender gap

St. Clair College announced yesterday that they have been recognized as the number one Cisco Networking Academy partner in North America, boasting 1,680 students enrolled in Cisco’s computer network programs in 2018. On top of this achievement, the college has also maintained its top ranking for f ...