“I think pharmacy [is] well-positioned to provide medical marijuana, we’ll just have to see how provinces regulate distribution,” Eric LaFleche told BNN in an interview Tuesday.
City in focus: RioCan to sell 100 properties by 2020
RioCan REIT is accelerating plans to dial in on Canada’s six largest cities, announcing its intent to sell 100 properties worth about $2 billion by the end of the decade.
Manufacturers call Morneau’s view of tax fairness ‘narrow and incomplete’
Industry group Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters penned a letter to Morneau on Monday, accusing the Finance Minister of a “narrow and incomplete view of tax fairness.”
Wheaton Precious Metals' first streaming deal puts pressure on stock
Shares of Wheaton Precious Metals are down about 30 per cent over the year. Randy Smallwood, president & CEO of Wheaton Precious Metals, equates the pressure on the stock to a CRA tax dispute and production challenges at Primero Mining's San Dimas asset.
“I’m really disappointed,” Matthew Corrin told BNN in an interview Friday. “I went on the road and spoke to almost 100 shareholders over three days and helped them understand the re-guidance,” referring to the company’s plan to reduce the number of planned store openings.
Goldcorp CEO on Paulson's complaint gold CEOs are overpaid
Goldcorp's David Garofalo responds to the broadside from hedge fund manager John Paulson, who says gold mining CEOs have collected more than half a billion in compensation since 2010 as stock prices slid. He says Goldcorp's policies already take into account this compensation issue, ensuring that he won't thrive while investors suffer.
'Nothing able to compete’: Air Baltic’s CEO praises CSeries
Martin Gauss, the CEO of Air Baltic, a low-cost Latvian airline, said he has spoken to “a lot more than 10” airlines that have shown interest in the jets.
John Chen, the company’s chief executive officer, sat down with BNN’s Amber Kanwar to discuss everything from BlackBerry’s growth plan, to cybersecurity, to a deal with a carmaker that’s in the works.
Royalty CEO agrees that most gold execs are overpaid
One of the world's highest profile gold investors, John Paulson, says gold CEOs are overpaid. He says "the days of CEOs getting rich while shareholders lose has got to end." BNN speaks with Ian Ball, president and CEO of Abitibi Royalties, who says he agrees with Paulson 100%. He says all of his salary goes into buying his own firm's shares.
Former Air Canada CEO says it's not unusual for Bombardier to give Delta large discount
Pierre Jeanniot, chairman of the Advisory Board of the Aviation Task Force at Concordia University, and former president & CEO of Air Canada, joins BNN to weigh in on the Boeing-Bombardier dispute. He hopes that Boeing ultimately won't impose duties on Bombardier, but says that with the current administration south of the border, 'anything is possible.'