Shares of IMRIS off to fast start in 2015

Byron Capital Healthcare and Biotech analyst Douglas Loe says his aggressively postitive view that IMRIS's order flow can ramp up is based on the value proposition the company's products offer to hospital clients, which he believes are more than compelling.

Shares of IMRIS (TSX:IM, Nasdaq:IMRS) are up 18.2% today, a result shareholders must be growing used to in 2015. Since January 9th, when its shares closed at $0.72, IMRIS has nearly doubled, currently trading at $1.30. Those looking for a reason for the recent surge can probably point to the company’s press release of January […]

Cineplex looks to channel Dave and Buster’s with “The Rec Room”

Since its October IPO, shares of Dave and Buster's have nearly doubled.

On Monday, Cineplex (TSX:CGX) announced it will take a left turn from its theatre business and open a string of entertainment destinations called “The Rec Room”. The venues, which the company expects to roll out in about 10-15 locations in Canada, will feature “luxury bowling, billiards, shuffleboard and ping pong”, as well as musical acts […]

Bring Your Own Device: The Next Big Trend in Education


BYOD in Education This report was adapted by Cantech Letter from a piece prepared by Sophic Capital. For the original report, and more in-depth research, please visit Sophic Capital’s website, here. A trend to mobility is occurring inside and outside of the classroom. In the olden days of pencil and paper, too few students were […]

Caseco to Unveil Blu-Toque at 2015 Consumer Electronics Show


The Consumer Electronics Show rolls into Las Vegas next week, from January 6-9, with companies from around the world unveiling their latest eye-popping gadgets and tech solutions. With wearable tech creating a lot of buzz these days, there will likely be no more quintessentially Canadian product on display than the Blu-Toque. Yes, it’s a bluetooth […]

Lumenpulse may soon get acquisitive, says Euro Pacific

Lumenpulse worked with Swedish lighting designers Ljusarkitektur to tranform the Åre ski resort into "a magical experience after dark".

A solid Q2 may embolden Lumenpulse (TSX:LMP) to make an acquisition in the second half of its fiscal year, says Euro Pacific Canada analyst Andrej Krneta. Yesterday, Lumenpulse reported its Q2, 2015 results. The company earned $400,000 on revenue of $25.6-million, up 68% over last year’s Q2 topline. “The solid consolidated revenue growth achieved in […]

CRH Medical spikes after acquisition of Gastroenterology Anesthesia

CRH Medical May31-2012

Shares of Vancouver-based CRH Medical (TSX:CRH) rose sharply today after the company announced it had acquired Gastroenterology Anesthesia, a large provider of anesthesiology services to gastroenterologists in the southeastern United States. Under the terms of the agreement, CRH will pay (U.S.) $58.6-million for the company, plus an extra $14.6-million with four-and-a-half-years based on performance, bringing […]

Glentel sale to BCE caps decades-long history in mobile for family run business

Glentel CEO Tom Skidmore accepts the first ever Cantech Letter TSX Tech Stock of the Year Award from Editor Nick Waddell.

Shares of Burnaby-based Glentel (TSX:GLN) have doubled today on news that the company had agreed to be bought by BCE for approximately $670-million. For Glentel investors, the move caps a success story decades in the making. Glentel opened its first Wireless Wave store in Burnaby’s Metrotown in 1997, and went on to open nearly 500 […]

DragonWave rises after receiving more than $10-million in orders


Shares of DragonWave (TSX:DWI, Nasdaq:DRWI) are up today after the company announced it has received orders for more than $10-milllion from an unnamed Tier One North American carrier. The company says much of the order will entail providing engineering planning and installation services to support upgrades to the company’s national 4G/LTE network. DragonWave will supply […]