Friday News Finds – May 18, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Big changes are happening at Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. On Thursday, Enbridge announced a restructuring plan that will see it offer $11.4 billion in …

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Upcoming Event – Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years after the Global Financial Crisis

You are invited to join us for a high-level public panel on  Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years after the Global Financial Crisis May 24th 2018 TMX Broadcast Centre Gallery The Exchange Tower 130 King Street West Toronto, ON M5X 1J2 5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Followed by a reception The International Law Research …

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Friday News Finds – May 4, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Troubles continued to brew this week for Restaurant Brands International (RBI) - the Brazil-based owner of Canada’s classic coffee company Tim Hortons. Last …

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Friday News Finds – April 27, 2018

By Tegan Valentine First up - an update on the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. This Thursday, Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna published an open letter to B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman outlining the steps that Ottawa has taken to prepare for a potential spill involving the proposed pipeline, and offering …

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Friday News Finds – April 20, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Here’s the latest update on Toys ‘R’ Us. The company’s story starts back in September, when the iconic toy store chain was …

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Canada should say ‘no’ to the Aecon takeover bid

By Anita Anand Originally posted on The Globe and Mail.  The federal government is currently considering whether to prevent a Chinese state-owned firm from acquiring Aecon Group Ltd., a major player in Canada’s construction industry. Under the Investment Canada Act, the federal government has the authority to review such acquisitions if there are reasonable grounds …

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