Canadian Business Stories to Watch

Are you following what’s going on in the world of business in Canada? Are you interested in opening a Canadian merchant account? If these are the issues you’d like to read about, then you’re at the right place. Below you can find several Canadian business stories to watch.

  1. BoC’s (Bank of Canada) Business Outlook

The central bank’s quarterly survey of companies will give a clearer image of Canada’s business world. Canadian companies still feel optimistic about future sales.

  1. Dave McKay’s Speech

Dave McKay, President and CEO of Royal Bank of Canada, will deliver a speech at the RBC Capital Markets Canadian Bank CEO Conference in Toronto on February 13. RBC’s discount brokerage platform experienced breakdown again and again while there was unprecedented volatility in cannabis stocks.

  1. Joseph Papa’s Speech

Joseph Papa, CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, will give a speech at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on February 14. In December, Valeant agreed to pay US$96.25 million for the purpose of the settlement of the lawsuits filed in California. The lawsuits have to do with the unsuccessful attempted hostile takeover in 2014 of Botox maker Allergan Inc.

  1. Postmedia Network Canada Corp. Will Discusses First-Quarter Results

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. will discuss first-quarter results on February 15. The media company reported a deal in late 2017 with Torstar Corp. involving a swap of 41 newspapers. 36 of these newspapers were closed down, which resulted in almost 300 lost jobs.

  1. Shaw Communications Inc. Will Discuss First-Quarter Results

Shaw Communications Inc., the cable TV and broadcasting giant, will discuss first-quarter results on February 15. Jim Shaw, the company’s former CEO and vice-chairman, passed away on January 3 after a brief illness.

If you need to open a Canadian merchant account, you can easily do this if you turn to a reputable payment processor. No matter you run a traditional or high risk business, the true professional in the field will get you a merchant account without difficulty. Work with an expert payment processor that will offer the best terms and merchant services geared to your specific business wants and needs.

To stay competitive and know what steps to take to grow your business, it’s important to keep up with the things occurring in the world of business. Find a respectable processor to work with so to be able to take your business to the next level without challenges.



Author Bio: Electronic payments expert, Blair Thomas, co-founded eMerchantBroker. His passions include producing music, and traveling to far off exotic places. eMerchantBroker is America’s No. 1 Canadian merchant account company, serving both traditional and high-risk merchants.