TruShield Top 5 – April 17, 2017

Alberta Floods

The Alberta government invests $13.4 million in flood preparations, Go Public continues to look into the Canadian financial industry and licensed marijuana producers want ad space. Here’s the TruShield Top Five for this week—a snapshot of news from around the world that may have an impact on your company.

TruShield Top 5 – April 17, 2017

  1. The government of Alberta is being proactive in its defence against flooding. The provincial government is investing $13.4 million in helping residents prepare for the effects of flooding linked to climate change. Via Canadian Underwriter.
  2. CBC’s Go Public continues to receive information regarding Canada’s financial industry. Recently, financial investment insiders spoke to CBC about ignoring consumer interests and selling them expensive products they don’t fully understand.  Via CBC News.
  3. The questions over marijuana legalization continue—licensed producers of marijuana are now asking the Canadian government to allow for pot advertising. Via the Financial Post.
  4. It looks like Apple Inc. may be throwing its hat in the autonomous driving ring. The company just received a permit to test autonomous vehicles in the state of California. Via Business News Network.
  5. For those looking to buy real estate in the GTA, you may be in for some relief. One real estate agent believes the market may be cooling down. Via Huffington Post Canada.

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