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Bay Street Buzz

This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad of Vlaad & Co.: “Marc Mills, Metals & Mining Associate in Investment Banking at Desjardins Securities left to join National Bank. Mark Dickinson has also left Desjardin to join the sales desk at Paradigm. Forest-Products Analyst at RBC Capital Markets, Mark Bishop, has left to join Brookfield Asset Management

 
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Wellington Investee BrandIntel Correctly Predicts Oscar Winner for Best Picture

Congrats to Wellington Financial Fund III Investee BrandIntel (a Brandimension company) for correctly predicting that No Country For Old Men would win the Academy Award for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars. BrandIntel announced their prediction February 11, a full two weeks before the Oscars. The BrandIntel report titled, 2008 Best Picture: Audience Engagement Analysis,

 
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Media hat tip

In case you missed it, The Globe and Mail had a nice mention of our site earlier today. Here, in the paper version, too. AO

 
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Stikeman Elliott on Federal budget fixes for entrepreneurs

Here is the follow-up as promised. The federal Conservative government has made some serious headway on a couple of items that were undermining the ability of private Canadian companies to grow their businesses. Here is Stikeman Elliott’s take on the budget highlights. As you may recall, both of these issues have been highlighted here in

 
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Feds tackle Section 116 in budget

The federal budget is out and it contains good news for private companies looking to raise U.S. Venture capital. The dreaded “section 116″ issue appears to have been dealt with by Finance Minister Flaherty. More later MRM

 
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