Market Trends and New Issues in Canada – 2018

Michael Gans and Alex Moore of Blake Cassels & Graydon explore the recent trends affecting the Canadian M&A market. Notably, in a departure from the typical reliance in the Canadian market on natural resource deals, the past year brimmed with innovation, including a focus on opportunities in the tech space and cryptocurrencies, and the emergence […]

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Corporate causes becoming more important to Canadians

A recent Ipsos survey has detected a sharp increase in Canadians’ interest in the causes supported by the companies with which they do business. “We’ve conducted this study for four years now, and this year was unique. We’ve seen more significant changes in the past 12 months than any other time,” said Jessica Avery, Canadian […]

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Canada’s e-commerce ecosystem continues its rise

In 2016, an analysis of Canada’s digital commerce landscape revealed that although consumers are increasingly shopping online, our merchants have been slow to embrace the e-commerce wave. The study recommended that Canadian merchants make use of the local technology ecosystem to help them modernize their operations for the 21st-century buyer. Not much has changed since then. Canadians […]

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