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Varcoe: Biggest oilpatch deal of year gets bumpy reception from investors

It’s the biggest union in the oilpatch this year, but the merger of Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. received a rough initial reception from shareholders on Monday. 926 more words

Energy

Financial technology hub aims to help Montreal startups grow

Finance Montréal, a financial sector industry group, is launching a new program that it hopes will encourage the growth of financial technology startups in the city. 204 more words

Business

Bitcoin mining, cannabis boost Montreal's industrial rental market

Bitcoin “miners” and legal cannabis growers, attracted by cheap electricity, are helping to turn Montreal’s industrial real estate market into one of the tightest in the country. 271 more words

Business

Nestle offers flurry of new ice cream jobs

It turns out London will get more than a triple scoop of new jobs from the expansion of the city’s Nestle ice cream plant.

In March, Nestle officials said a $51.5-million expansion of the plant would generate about 57 jobs. 377 more words

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How to Pursue Creating a Small Business from your Passion

Have you ever heard of “Imposter Syndrome”?

<insert Wayne’s World “I’m not worthy” GIF here with your mind>

It’s that feeling you get when you don’t feel like you a worthy-enough, knowledgeable-enough, or downright not good enough to speak on a particular subject. 301 more words

Small Business

JetBlue spinoff Moxy Airways has ordered 60 Bombardier C Series: report

David Neeleman, who started JetBlue Airways Corp. with $100 million in 2000, is raising money to launch a low-cost carrier focused on secondary airports in the U.S., according to Airline Weekly. 290 more words

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Parker: Communications agency Rain expanding to Calgary, acquires Karo

When Toronto-based communications agency Rain decided to grow its operations nationally, it targeted Calgary as the first city to expand to.

“We have spent a lot of time in Calgary over the past year with our Freedom Mobile clients,” said president and CEO John Yorke. 671 more words

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