SaaS firm FileFacets secures $4 million in funding

November 25, 2016

Ottawa-based FileFacets has raised $4 million in funding, the company announced this week. The funding round was led by Celtic House Venture Partners, which provided $2 million. Wesley Clover ($1 […]

Canopy Growth Corporation acquires two Quebec-based companies

November 3, 2016

Smiths Falls, ON-based Canopy Growth Corporation is expanding its reach into Quebec with the acquisition of licensed hemp producer Groupe Hemp, as well as ownership of Vert Médical, a company […]

Big Viking Games raises $21.75 million so far in 2016

November 2, 2016

As one of Canada’s largest independent mobile and social game studios, Big Viking Games (BVG) has focused on using technology, specifically HTML5, as a way to propel the company forward. […]

Ottawa’s fall economic statement promises to help businesses attract global talent

November 2, 2016

On Tuesday, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the fall economic statement in the House of Commons. The The government says the adoption of a Global Skills Strategy will make […]

Halifax-based Analyze Re acquired by Verisk Analytics

October 27, 2016

Analyze Re, the Halifax-based software as a service provider for the reinsurance and insurance industries, has been acquired by American data analytics company Verisk Analytics, the company announced this week. […]

SimpTek Technologies raises over $700,000 in funding to expand in North American clean tech market

October 21, 2016

SimpTek Technologies, a software company providing intelligent energy management solutions for homeowners and utilities, raised over $700,000 in funding. Led by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, and several angel investors, […]

Canada’s top 10 trusted brands

September 23, 2016

Word of mouth advertising is a powerful thing. Data from Nielsen finds that 92 percent of consumers believe recommendations from friends and family over all form of advertising. A key […]

Ottawa business advisors: join us on October 4

September 22, 2016

Are you an accountant, wealth advisor, insurance agent or other advisor whose clients sometimes have legal questions? LaBarge Weinstein is happy to give a legal overview to advisors so that […]

PEI HST rate to increase on October 1

September 21, 2016

On October 1, 2016, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Prince Edward Island will increase by one percent to 15 percent. The increase was announced in the annual budget speech […]

Acton Capital Partners leads $6 million funding in Chef’s Plate

September 20, 2016

Chef’s Plate, a Toronto-based ingredient and recipe delivery service for Canadians, received $6 million in new funding, led by Acton Capital Partners. Existing investors Emil Capital and BrandProject also participated […]

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