Otso Gold Appoints Independent Director and Provides Corporate Update

Otso Gold Appoints Independent Director and Provides Corporate UpdateTickers: XTSX:OTSO, PINX:FIEIF, XTSX:NORTags: #Mining Toronto, ON - TheNewswire - March 2, 2020 - Otso Gold Corp. ("Otso" or the "Company", (TSXV:OTSO), (OTC:FIEIF) announces that it has appointed Christopher Towsey as a non-executive independent director to the Board of Directors of Otso, the deployment of mining staff to site and an update on financing. Chris…

NuRAN Wireless Reports EBITDA-positive First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

NuRAN Wireless Reports EBITDA-positive First Quarter 2020 Financial ResultsTickers: XCNQ:NUR, PINX:NRRWFTags: #Technology, #Telecommunications Quebec, QC, Canada - TheNewswire - March 2nd, 2020 - NuRAN Wireless Inc. ("NuRAN Wireless" or the "Company") (CSE: NUR) (OTC: NRRWF) (FSE: 1RN) announces EBITDA-positive financial results for the three months ended January 31st, 2020. All dollar amounts are expressed in Canadian currency. Highlights of the Company's financial results…

Western Magnesium Raises $3,118,312 from Warrant Conversion

Tickers: XTSX:WMG, XOTC:MLYF, FRAA:M1V, PINX:MLYFTags: #Mining NEW YORK, NY - TheNewswire - March 2, 2020 - Western Magnesium Corporation (TSXV:WMG) (Frankfurt:M1V) (OTC:MLYF) ("Western Magnesium" or the "Company") announces that it has successfully raised proceeds from its most recent warrant call. Existing shareholders exercised a total of 23,858,942 warrants for gross proceeds of CDN $3,118,312. The…

Video: How managers can best handle difficult conversations

Managers often must have difficult conservations on staff work performance. Professional facilitator Robin Parsons discusses how leaders can prepare

For managers, one of the greatest challenges they face is how to have a difficult conversation with a staff person. Managers often must have difficult conservations  on work performance, matters of discipline or in cases of conflict. Professional facilitator Robin Parsons discusses how leaders can prepare for such conversations and handle at times unexpected discoveries.…

Natural resources GDP on the decline in Canada

Oil sands extraction declined largely because of shutdowns and maintenance of some production facilities. Crude oil extraction also falls

Natural resources GDP on the decline in CanadaThe natural resources sector in Canada continues to be challenged. A new report released Friday by Statistics Canada said real gross domestic product (GDP) of the natural resources sector fell 2.2 per cent in the third quarter, following a 2.8 per cent rise in the second quarter.  The federal agency said the decline was largely…

Red tape reduction leaders to be honoured by CFIB

Albertans agree there is room to reduce red tape headaches considering the government has received over 4,000 suggestions to the cut red tape website

Red tape reduction leaders to be honoured by CFIBIf you’re a small business owner one of the biggest challenges you face is dealing with red tape. It’s a frustration that entrepreneurs across the country have lamented about for years. And each year the Canadian Federation of Independent Business rolls out its Golden Scissors Awards to honour the governments and public servants who have…

Fraser: Infrastructure stimulus spending a waste

Infrastructure projects have very long timelines and by the time shovels hit the ground the recession is usually over and recovery has begun, think tank argues

Fraser: Infrastructure stimulus spending a wasteLooking to discretionary public infrastructure investments as a response to economic downturns may be a poor policy choice, suggests a new study released Wednesday by public policy think-tank the Fraser Institute. The Fiscal Policy and Recessions: The Role of Public Infrastructure Spending report said infrastructure spending is not an effective policy for stimulating the economy…

Third of Canadians face some degree of financial stage fright

Households with an average income of $50,000 worry twice as much (2.25 hours) a day than households with an average income of more than $100,000

Third of Canadians face some degree of financial stage frightThere’s no question that Canadians these days are worrying a lot more about their personal finances, according to new surveys from Scotiabank. The surveys indicate 65 per cent of Canadians with debt struggle to save or invest money while paying down debt and 67 per cent said they find the amount of information about investing overwhelming.…

Business sentiment in the Prairies still weak

The Prairies remain the exception where economic indicators remain weak as energy sector continues to be challenged these days

Business sentiment in the Prairies still weakResults from the winter Business Outlook Survey from the Bank of Canada suggest that business sentiment in the Prairies remains weak while more broadly positive across Canada. “In aggregate, firms’ outlook is supported by expectations of healthy domestic and foreign sales,” according to the survey, released Monday. Key findings of the survey include: Expectations for…

Shaw Communications net income declines 13% in Q1

Net income of $162 million in the three months ended November 30, 2019, fell from $186 million for the same period in 2018

Shaw Communications net income declines 13% in Q1Calgary-based Shaw Communications saw a near 13 per cent year-over-year decline in net income in its fiscal first quarter. The telecommunications company reported Monday that net income of $162 million in the three months ended November 30, 2019, fell from $186 million for the same period in 2018. “The decrease of $24 million was primarily…