CogniVue Acquired by Freescale Semiconductor

September 14, 2015

Ottawa’s CogniVue, developer of image cognition technology, has been acquired by Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL), an Austin, Texas-based company that specializes in Internet of Things hardware with a special focus on the ADAS […]

Tweed Marijuana Acquires MedCannAccess

September 6, 2015

Tweed Marijuana Inc. (TSXV:TWD) has agreed to buy MedCannAccess in an all-stock deal that will allow the medical marijuana producer to connect with its clients face-to-face via three community access […]

AccelerateOTT – Thursday, September 24

September 3, 2015

AccelerateOTT is back for its third year in a row – and with a bang! They’re changing up the venue and format to better serve the interests of the Ottawa […]

AirVM Raises a $8.0 Million Series A Financing

August 28, 2015

Yesterday, AirVM announced it has closed $8.0 million in Series A funding, led by RHO Canada Ventures. Build Ventures and previous investor, Wesley Clover, also contributed to the round. According to the press release, […]

The Best Lawyers in Canada®

August 25, 2015

Congratulations to Debbie Weinstein and Randy Taylor, who have been named in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®. Introduced in 2006, The Best Lawyers in Canada® is one of the most […]

Kik Interactive Raises $50 Million Series D Financing

August 19, 2015

Yesterday, Kik Interactive – creator of the chat network Kik, announced that they raised a $50 million Series D financing. The round was led by China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. LaBarge Weinstein acted as counsel to Kik with […]

When it May be Wise to Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth

August 18, 2015

If you have a family member who owes money to the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”), and they transfer property to you (for example: money, car, real estate, art, jewelry) for […]

Google, NASA & Drones

August 13, 2015

According to an article in The Guardian, Google has been testing drones in US airspace and is planning additional trials after making a deal with NASA. The US currently has a […]

Trusts: Documenting Decisions

August 10, 2015

As discussed in a previous blog post, the trustees of a trust make all decisions with respect to the trust and the property held by the trust, within the parameters […]


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