Local News

Oswald proposes three-year pilot program for new immigrants

NDP leadership candidate Theresa Oswald says a government she leads would increase supports for new Canadians, including a new pilot project to help school-age kids adjust to Manitoba classrooms.

“It’s incredibly difficult to make the tran…

Oswald says it may be time for province to step in for First Nations

Theresa Oswald says if the federal government continues to refuse to live up to its obligations to provide adequate housing and running water for First Nations people the province should step in.

Oswald, who is one of three candidates vying for the le…

Realtors, chiefs want province to help save aboriginal home ownership scheme

The province’s realtors and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs want the province to save a unique aboriginal home ownership program that has already helped 14 families buy their first house in Winnipeg.

The Tipi Mitawa program gives homebuyers help…

El Tassi family name to be honoured with new park dedication

The El Tassi family name will be honoured with a park dedication after all.

A civic committee this morning endorsed an administrative recommendation to rename the Nairn Overpass North Park after Albert and Samira El Tassi.

The name change marks a ser…

Long-serving police dog, Judge, dies

The Winnipeg Police Service is mourning the passing of one of its most popular members.

Judge, the longtime police service dog, was laid to rest on Wednesday, the WPS announced today. The Belgian Malinois, who retired from the service last April, was …

Finance Updates

Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) Obeticholic Acid Momentum, Gigamon (GIMO) Robust Revenue Growth

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT) Shares of ICPT skyrocketed more than 20% in after-hours trading on Thursday, following the announcement that the company’s obeticholic acid (OCA) has received “breakthrough therapy designation” from the FDA for the treatment of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with liver fibrosis This designation, created by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

Domino Effect: Alibaba Group Holding (BABA), Yahoo! (YHOO)

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Shares of BABA tumbled 8.78% on Thursday, after the company reported revenue on its financial results that missed analysts’ expectations. For the quarter ended December 31, 2014, BABA posted revenue of $4.22 billion, a 40% increase compared to the same period the prior year, but below the […]

Aspen Technology (AZPN) Boosts Profits, Boeing (BA) Strong Results, 747-8 Next Presidential Aircraft

Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) Keep a close eye on AZPN. The company reported strong performance on its financial results that exceeded expectations from both a revenue and profitability perspective. For its second quarter fiscal 2015, AZPN posted total revenue of $107.8 million, a 9.1% increase year over year, and non-GAAP net income of $32.8 million, […]

Impressive Numbers That Matter: Abiomed Inc (ABMD), Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (FSL), Apple Inc (AAPL)

ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD) ABMD delivered a robust performance on its financial results that demonstrates the growing clinical need for percutaneous heart pumps that improve patient care and enable minimally invasive procedures. For the third quarter fiscal 2015, ABMD posted record revenue of $62.0 million, a 34% increase year over year, and GAAP net income of $12.7 […]

Inter Parfums (IPAR) Robust Sales Growth, GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) Upcoming Moment Of Truth

Inter Parfums Inc. (IPAR) IPAR reported strong growth in sales, and said that when it announces its 2014 fourth quarter and full year results in March, IPAR expects to revise the range for its 2015 net income per share guidance upward from its previous guidance of $0.95-$0.98. For the fourth quarter 2014, IPAR posted consolidated net […]