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HOOPP Ponders its Allocation of Risk?

Sarah Rundell of Top 1000 Funds reports, HOOPP ponders re-allocating risk:With its assets under management forecast to double in the next five to seven years, Canada’s Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan has begun exploring new assets for its C$77.8 billion ($59.8 billion) portfolio.President and ...

Episode 81: Using Privacy to Differentiate Your Business with Ann Cavoukian

With GDPR behind us, maybe you’re breathing a sigh of relief. On the other hand, maybe you see it and all of the changes it’s brought about as just another hassle — just another regulation to comply with to help keep people’s data secure. But does it have to be that way? What if your comp ...

Trade wars: A worldwide web of worry

Global stocks have been in positive territory thus far in July with even emerging markets stocks eking out a tiny gain.1 With positive returns and relatively low volatility in July, it appears that the stock market is not worried about the burgeoning trade war. Admittedly, it’s easy to ignore sin ...

How one Toronto tech startup is using AI to improve management systems

Toronto based Tealbook is being recognized for its use of artificial intelligence (AI) in revolutionizing the world of supplier procurement. The supply chain management solution developer’s CEO and founder, Stephany Lapierre, spoke to IT World Canada about the recent funding it received from BDC ...

Congratulations to 2018 Microsoft IMPACT award winners

Each year, Microsoft hosts the IMPACT Awards to celebrate innovation in technology and to recognize the outstanding work their partners have done in delivering transformative solutions for businesses of all sizes, and for their impact in the markets in which we work and live, all across Canada. Micr ...

Deadline for Ingenious, CanadianCIO of the Year award nominations is July 9

Canadian enterprises looking to be recognized for their innovative efforts in 2018 have just until July 9 to submit a nomination for the 2018 ITAC Ingenious Awards and the CanadianCIO of the Year Awards. ...

Recapping Q2 2018: Portfolio News and Activities

Happy Canada Day and Fourth of July to our friends and colleagues on both sides of the border. We hope everyone is having a great start to summer. Here’s a quick recap of the key activities, news coverage and announcements that occurred in Q2. Keep in mind that these are just the things that have ...

Recapping Q2 2018: Portfolio News and Activities

Happy Canada Day and Fourth of July to our friends and colleagues on both sides of the border. We hope everyone is having a great start to summer. Here’s a quick recap of the key activities, news coverage and announcements that occurred in Q2. Keep in mind that these are just the things that have ...

Microsoft is a winner of a stock, this portfolio manager says

John Zechner Microsoft Corp’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price broke the $100 barrier earlier this month, causing some investors to question whether the stock is now getting ahead of itself. Yes, it is, but you should own it anyway, says John Zechner of J. Zechner Associates, who claims that the tech ...

GW Pharmaceuticals is still undervalued, Beacon Securities says

He regards the company as the “undisputed global leader cannabinoid-derived pharmaceuticals”. Today, Beacon Securities analyst David Kideckel initiated coverage of GW Pharmaceuticals (OTCBB:GWPH) with a “Buy” rating and a one-year price target of (U.S.) $200.00, implying a return of 32 per ...