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Canada should explore ditching nickel and quarter, says Desjardins

business.financialpost.com — Keeping Canada's current coin currency system is costing the country too much money and a future where the nickel and quarter are eliminated, would be a solution. That was the recommendation by a new report from Desjardins that examines the current role of cash in the Canadian economy.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s business model ‘enormously flawed,’ Warren Buffett tells investors

business.financialpost.com — Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., faulted Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s habit of pursuing strategies that looked good in the short term but were doomed to come to a bad end. "The business model of Valeant was enormously flawed," Buffett, 85, said about the embattled drugmaker Saturday at Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

BCE Inc to buy Manitoba Telecom Services in $3.9-billion deal

business.financialpost.com — BCE Inc today announced that it was buying Manitoba Telecom Services in a $3.9-billion deal. "Welcoming MTS to the Bell group of companies opens new opportunities for unprecedented broadband communications investment, innovation and growth for urban and rural Manitoba locations alike.

Concordia Healthcare Corp working with Greenhill & Co as it seeks out potential buyout bidders: sources

Concordia Healthcare Corp working with Greenhill & Co as it seeks out potential buyout bidders: sources
business.financialpost.com — Concordia Healthcare Corp. is working with Greenhill & Co. as it seeks potential private equity bidders, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The Canadian drugmaker and its advisers have contacted buyout firms including Apollo Global Management LLC and TPG to gauge their interest in a possible takeover, the people said, asking not to be identified as the discussions are private.

Rewarding gender diversity: New mutual fund is letting Canadians invest in women

Rewarding gender diversity: New mutual fund is letting Canadians invest in women
business.financialpost.com — Investors seeking to reward companies for gender diversity are getting more investment options with the launch of a new mutual fund from Bank of Montreal that invests exclusively in companies with female leadership.

In a market where everything’s going wrong, this Canadian stock is doing everything right

In a market where everything’s going wrong, this Canadian stock is doing everything right
business.financialpost.com — In a stock market where everything's going wrong, Kinaxis Inc. is doing everything right. The Canadian cloud software company has surged 147 per cent this year, the best-performance among 232 companies with market values of more than $1 billion.

U.S. senate unmoved by Valeant Pharmaceutical presenting itself as a changed company

U.S. senate unmoved by Valeant Pharmaceutical presenting itself as a changed company
business.financialpost.com — MONTREAL - Officials with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. faced another grilling from U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, as the Senate's special committee on drug price hikes blew off the company's insistence that it had turned over a new leaf and cast doubt on claims that it was now providing discounts to hospitals.

Which Canadian agricultural companies stand to reap big rewards from the TPP trade deal

Which Canadian agricultural companies stand to reap big rewards from the TPP trade deal
business.financialpost.com — The Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to bring some big trade benefits for certain sectors in Canada if ratified, and some of those benefits have the potential to translate to stock gains for investors. The TPP is a proposed free trade deal between 12 countries surrounding the Pacific Ocean, a group that includes Canada, the U.S.

Blackstone Group said to be weighing takeover of Concordia Healthcare Corp

Blackstone Group said to be weighing takeover of Concordia Healthcare Corp
business.financialpost.com — Blackstone Group LP is considering a takeover of listed Canadian pharmaceutical company Concordia Healthcare Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The buyout firm is in talks with Concordia about a potential transaction, the people said, asking not to be identified as the discussions are private.

Despite a 267% rally in the past decade, McDonald’s still gets little respect from Wall Street analysts

Despite a 267% rally in the past decade, McDonald’s still gets little respect from Wall Street analysts
business.financialpost.com — McDonald's is having a moment. McDonald's Corp. franchisees remained pessimistic about the company's turnaround efforts during the much-hyped rollout of all-day breakfast, according to an internal survey. Actually, it's been having one for a while.
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May 03, 2016

A moment for those that made big bets on Canadian healthcare stocks this year. pic.twitter.com/qGOD6DZSKO

May 03, 2016

Canadian Western’s credit loss forecast shows banks’ oilpatch woes far from over by @BatPost business.financialpost.com/investing/trad…

May 03, 2016

BCE Inc $3.9 billion deal for Manitoba Telecom Services will test federal fourth-carrier policy business.financialpost.com/investing/mark…

Apr 28, 2016

Bombardier Inc wins $5.6-billion Delta order in key boost to CSeries program business.financialpost.com/news/transport…

Apr 27, 2016

CMHC calls out nine real estate markets for growing signs of overvaluation business.financialpost.com/personal-finan…

Apr 27, 2016

RT @crampell: typical 25-year-old in NYC made $43,000 in 2000 (inflation-adjusted). In 2014, average 25-yr-old in NYC made $37,000 https://wpo.st/nTBX1.co/EHiUxrGCfj

Apr 23, 2016

@AshleyCsanady If you 're willing to brave it, the Maddie's showing it.

Apr 19, 2016

RT @sabewCDA: We're almost out of tickets, folks. Get the remaining ones while you can for tomorrow night's awards! eventbrite.com/e/sabew-canada…

Apr 18, 2016

RT @ReutersBiz: BREAKING: Dow breaches 18,000 mark for the first time since July 21


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