But why is there so little volume for Canadian listed techs? The TMX’s Kevin Cowan says many underestimate the value of interlisting. Companies such as Open Text, Redline and Redknee, he pointed out, initially listed elsewhere before returning home to volumes that are better here. Mcqueen says too many companies who list in the US, where there is a slew of companies with a billion dollar plus market cap, get lost in the shuffle.
Cantech Letter founder and editor Nick Waddell has lived in five Canadian provinces and is proud of his country's often overlooked contributions to the world of science and technology. Waddell takes a regular shift on the Canadian media circuit, making appearances on CTV, CBC and BNN, and contributing to publications such as Canadian Business and Business Insider.