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GFL bets the third time is a charm for one of Canada’s biggest IPOs

After two failed attempts to go public, waste hauler GFL Environmental Inc. has filed to sell its shares in Toronto and New York, putting it on track to be one of Canada’s largest ever initial public offerings. The sale aims to raise about US$1.54 billion at the top end of the range by offering 73.2 […]

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Bank of Canada
Canadian Economy
Economy
Stephen Poloz

Bank of Canada’s Stephen Poloz: Six candidates to be the next governor

Now that Stephen Poloz has announced he will step down as Bank of Canada Governor after his seven-year term ends in June 2020, attention turns to the possible candidates who might replace him. Here are six possibilities. The Favourite Carolyn Wilkins, senior deputy governor, Bank of Canada Carolyn Wilkins, senior deputy governor, Bank of Canada […]

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Economy
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Stephen Poloz to step down: How Canada’s top banker went from folksy obscurity to steady hand

OTTAWA — Outgoing governor Stephen Poloz once joked that, after being chosen to succeed Mark Carney as head of the Bank of Canada in 2013, he was received much like the guy who replaced Wayne Gretzky. That is to say: nobody actually remembers the guy who replaced The Great One. Poloz was plucked from relative […]

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Shmoo Cake, Persians and Spudnuts: Touring Canada’s Regional Cuisine

Dan Bilefsky, my colleague who is based in his hometown, Montreal, looked into a existential threat that has united, sort of, two of the city’s greatest rivals: Fairmount Bagel and St-Viateur Bagel. The threat is the prospect that the city might ban the wood-burning ovens that are a key component of what makes Montreal bagels, […]

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