50 new high quality jobs in Saskatoon through Government of Canada investment in Saskatchewan nuclear innovation

Nuclear technologies will help diagnose and treat human disease and improve crop productivity

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 12:42pm ESTWestern Economic Diversification Canada

Disclosure Requirements Do Not Always Translate Into Better Corporate Sustainability Performance

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonfinancial disclosure alone does not necessarily translate into better sustainability performance, as some companies may tick the boxes without tipping the scales, concludes a new report by The Conference Board.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 12:00pm ESTThe Conference Board


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Faster Internet Fuels Job Growth in Africa, Says Research from Columbia Business School

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of fast Internet in Africa positively affects employment rates in connected areas, according to research from Columbia Business School. The study documented the economic gains from the spread of fast Internet technology and found that in Africa, not only have jobs been created (or saved), but a significant portion of those benefits has gone to the less educated.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 11:53am ESTColumbia Business School

Canadian securities regulators publish trading fee rebate pilot study for comment

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published for comment a notice outlining a proposed Trading Fee Rebate Pilot Study to examine the effects of a prohibition of rebate payments by Canadian marketplaces (Proposed Pilot). The predominant trading fee models that have emerged in the Canadian equities market are the "maker-taker" trading fee model and the "inverted maker-taker" fee model. Under both of these models, a marketplace charges a fee to one party of the trade and pays a rebate to the other party.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 11:42am ESTCanadian Securities Administrators

Canadian securities regulators publish trading fee rebate pilot study for comment

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published for comment a notice outlining a proposed Trading Fee Rebate Pilot Study to examine the effects of a prohibition of rebate payments by Canadian marketplaces (Proposed Pilot). The predominant trading fee models that have emerged in the Canadian equities market are the "maker-taker" trading fee model and the "inverted maker-taker" fee model. Under both of these models, a marketplace charges a fee to one party of the trade and pays a rebate to the other party.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 11:01am ESTAutorité des marchés financiers

EDC Invests in Digital Solutions Provider Equisoft to Support its Continued Global Expansion

MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Equisoft, a leading global provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, is pleased to announce the successful closing of a $12M equity investment by Export Development Canada (EDC). EDC's investment will help accelerate Equisoft's international growth strategy by financing strategic acquisitions, as well as ongoing development initiatives, to allow the company to better serve its global customer base.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 9:02am ESTEquisoft

Will Colorado's "Blue Wave" Be Good or Bad for Business in 2019?

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional business leaders are understandably uncertain how the shifting balance of power in Colorado's legislature will affect their prospects for growth and sustainability, as well as how the new agenda may affect Colorado's standing in the national economy.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 9:00am ESTSouth Metro Denver Chamber (SMDC)

2018 Farm Bill Nears Passage For Hemp Based CBD Products Creating Tremendous Opportunity For PSIQ

PSIQ POSITIONED TO SUBSTANTIALLY EXPAND ITS HEMP BASED CBD OPERATION WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE 2018 FARM BILL

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 8:30am EST

Raiffeisen Chooses FICO Cloud to Reduce Collections Costs

LONDON, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 8:30am ESTFICO

X-Terra Resources completes a successful VTEM survey on its 100% owned Ducran property and announces results of its annual and special meeting of shareholders

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - X-Terra Resources Inc. (TSXV: XTT) (FRANKFURT: XTR) ("X-Terra") is pleased to report the completion of a significant helicopter-borne electromagnetic (''VTEM'') survey on its wholly-owned Ducran project, acquired in 2017. The Ducran property is comprised of 66 mining claims covering a surface area of approximately 36 km(2). The Ducran property is located approximately 14 kilometres to the South of the town of Chapais in the Province of Québec and is easily accessible by a series of logging roads.

Full ArticleTue Dec 18, 2018 8:15am ESTX-Terra Resources Inc.