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    1. HBC's Minority Shareholders to Oppose Privatization Bid

      HBC's Minority Shareholders to Oppose Privatization Bid

      TORONTO - The proposed privatization of the Hudson Bay Company could be at risk after a large group of minority shareholders say they intend to vote the deal approved by the retailer's board. The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. says it and other HBC shareholders that control a 28.24 per cent stake of the company's common shares plan to vote against the proposal...

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    2. Hudbay Minerals Reaches Settlement with Investor on Board Composition

      Hudbay Minerals Reaches Settlement with Investor on Board Composition

      TORONTO - Hudbay Minerals Inc. says it has reached a settlement agreement with an activist investor that wanted changes to company leadership. The Toronto-based miner says it has agreed with Waterton Global Resource Management on a slate of 11 board of director candidates for the company's May 7 annual meeting. The slate includes seven incumbent directors, one Hudbay nominee, one shared nominee and two Waterton nominees...

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    3. TransAlta Stock Rises After U.S. Activist Investor Group Demands Change

      TransAlta Stock Rises After U.S. Activist Investor Group Demands Change

      CALGARY - Shares in power utility TransAlta Corp. rose by more than five per cent Monday after a U.S. investment partnership revealed it has acquired a 10-per-cent stake and will be demanding board representation. Dallas-based Cove Key Bluescape Holdings announced late Friday it had bought 50,000 TransAlta shares to take its total ownership to 8.1 million, about 2.86 per cent of the outstanding stock...

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    4. Bombardier Executive Stock Plan Under the Microscope by Securities Regulator

      Bombardier Executive Stock Plan Under the Microscope by Securities Regulator

      MONTREAL - Quebec's financial market regulator is reviewing Bombardier Inc.'s executive compensation plan, calling on the plane-and-train maker to suspend all related trades just hours after Quebec's premier expressed lukewarm hopes about the future of the beleaguered company's commercial aerospace operations. The Autorite des marches financiers is reviewing how Bombardier implemented its Automatic Stock Disposition Plan, rolled out last August...

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    5. Lack of women on Corporate Boards Becomes Source of Tension Among Shareholders

      Lack of women on Corporate Boards Becomes Source of Tension Among Shareholders

      The lack of women on corporate boards has become a source of tension among shareholders at the annual meetings this week of two big-name companies. The CEO of Dollarama (TSX:DOL) was confronted with the issue head-on Wednesday, when a shareholder urged him to increase the number of women on the retailer's 10-member board of directors. The board has one woman, who joined the board in February 2015. "We are in 2016," said Andre C. Gauthier.....

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