Who Let The Dogs Out?

Sorry for the dated reference, but nothing funny has happened after 2007. Speaking of dogs, Toronto based pet food company, Open Farm, just raised a tail wagging $80mm led by VC firm General Atlantic.
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Canada's New Innovation Chief

Quebec Liberal MP Francois-Philippe Champagne will be our new Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, replacing Navdeep Bains.
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General (Electric) Motors

GM’s shares flew as high as their soon to be launched flying cars thanks to the announcement of the car maker’s electric vans and of course the flying cars.
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Lockdown 2.720483

It’s a good news, bad news kind of day. While we’re loading up on vaccines, we’re also loading up on COVID cases.
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No Free Labour, No Free Trade

Canada’s government is taking steps to distance itself and Canadian businesses from alleged atrocities taking place in China.
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Amazon Under Fire

Yesterday, The Globe published an investigation that included interviews with multiple Amazon employees on the status of health and safety at the company's warehouses.
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In this season of Billions (Canada)...

Ah, I love the smell of a deal war in the morning! Quebec billionaire Pierre-Karl Péladeau is mounting a bid to undermine Air Canada's bid to takeover rival airline Air Transat.
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Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

Rioters broke into the US Capitol and all Americans got was campaign finance reform. In a strange turn of events, major American corporations are reconsidering their political donation strategy after last week's break in at the US Capitol.
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Wolf On Wall Street II

Investors are suing TD in an attempt to recover $5.7bil lost in the world's second largest ever ponzi scheme.
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Hyundai x Apple Collab

Hyundai is in early stage discussions with Apple to partner on building an electric vehicle.

What it means: Apple execs have said little publicly about their EV ambitions, but work on the project goes back at least 7 years. 
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