Tecsys’s leadership role in healthcare validated by new contracts, says PI


Three new contracts validate Tecsys’s (TSX:TCS) leadership role in providing supply chain solutions in the healthcare market, says PI analyst Pardeep Sangha. Yesterday, Tecsys announced it had added three “major” health systems as customers. CFO Berty Ho-Wo-Cheong commented on the development. “The rapid rate of change health care organizations are facing has driven the adoption […]

Immunovaccine CEO Marc Mansour talks to Cantech Letter

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The news from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and now Senegal is not good. The World Health Organization now believes the worst outbreak of Ebola ever, which has already killed more than 1500, could eventually infect as many as 20,000 people. The crisis has sent governments worldwide scrambling for potential treatments. Earlier this month, B.C.-based […]

Guestlogix contract renewal inspires confidence, says Cantor Fitzgerald Canada

Cantor Fitzgerald Canada analyst Justin Kew says yesterday's contract renewal news gives him confidence that Guestlogix can reach similar deals with United, Alaska and Ryanair, which are all due in the second half of 2014.

The renewal and expansion of an existing contract with an an unnamed Asia-Pacific based carrier is a positive sign that Guestlogix (TSX:GXI) can reach other, similar deals, says Cantor Fitzgerald Canada analyst Justin Kew. Yesterday, Guestlogix announced that a deal had been reached with said carrier to continue the use of Guestlogix’s onboard retailing technology. […]

Can Hootsuite continue to attract talent to pricy Vancouver?

British Columbia has the highest cost of living in Canada. Can the Hootsuite continue to compete on the international stage for talent?

Steep rents and the highest cost of living in the country don’t seem like much of an impediment to Vancouver’s Hootsuite attracting talent from its own back yard. The company’s semi-annual job fair, HootHire, took place yesterday at the company’s recently opened second location and attracted about 1000 people looking to snag an estimated 100 […]

Avante Logixx has triple-digit upside, says Paradigm Capital

Paradigm Capital analyst Spencer Churchill says the acquisition of Into-Electronics brings expertise in commercial security to Avante Logixx.

The continued reaction to soft Q1 results is overshadowing a very sensible kickoff to Avante Logixx’s (TSX:XX) M&A efforts, says Paradigm Capital analyst Spencer Churchill. In late July, Avante Logixx reported its Q1, 2015 results. The company earned $208,055 on revenue of $2,026,260, down 12.8% from the Q1, 2014′s topline. More recently, it closed the […]

BlackBerry who? Engadget pines for device with futuristic features BlackBerry already has

Engadget's Lee: "What we need, then, is an equivalent universal inbox for messaging. No, not just for all your email and text messages. For everything. We need a smart inbox that'll sort messages by service, label them appropriately and will let you continue conversations within just one app."

It must be frustrating days for BlackBerry’s marketing team. The company’s new phones get hammered for features they don’t have (thousands of mostly pointless apps) and overlooked for those they do (flash enabled browser). But yesterday, a new article from a leading tech site, Engadget, probably has a few people scratching their heads in Waterloo. […]

VersaPay is undervalued, says Cantor Fitzgerald Canada

VersaPay CEO Craig O'Neill in Vancouver, April 2nd, 2014.

Ahead of its second quarter numbers, Cantor Fitzgerald Canada analyst Justin Kew says he remains enthusiastic about Versapay’s (TSXV:VPY) prospects. On Friday, Versapay will report its Q2, 2014 results. The company is following on a Q1 in which it lost $824,050 on revenue of $4.3-million, up 5% from the $4.1-million topline the company posted in […]

Five Canadian stocks analysts think have triple-digit upside


The innovation sectors have carried the mail on the TSX for a couple years now. Stocks like Avigilon, Amaya Gaming, Tekmira and Dirtt Environmental Solutions seem to have replaced long forgotten mining and metals names in the imagination of Canadian investors. “Some of the world’s most exciting technology and innovation companies are being founded, built, […]

ProntoForms is a potential takeout candidate, says Paradigm analyst Leung


ProntoForms’ (TSXV:PFM) increasing traction in the mobile forms market is impressive and may soon attract a new level of attention, says Paradigm Capital analyst Gabriel Leung. Last Thursday, ProntoForms reported its Q2, 2014 results. The company lost $176,677 on revenue of $1.59-million, a topline that was up 17% from the same period last year. CEO […]