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Fast Canadian business news. Get up-to-speed quick with a fun and smart breakdown of the three biggest Canadian and global business stories in less than 10 minutes.

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    Drill baby drill 🪛 — Suncor announces partnership. SpaceX sends a bunch of amateurs to space. And Gogoro goes public.

    Drill baby drill 🪛 — Suncor announces partnership. SpaceX sends a bunch of amateurs to space. And Gogoro goes public.

    Suncor announces partnership with indigenous communities to buy stake in Northern Courier Pipeline. SpaceX sends 4 amateurs to space in first non-professional out of orbit trip. And scooter-company Gogoro is going public.

    • 5 min
    Inflation nation 📈 — Inflation is at record highs. Neo Financial raised a huge round. And is Evergrande the Chinese Lehman Brothers?

    Inflation nation 📈 — Inflation is at record highs. Neo Financial raised a huge round. And is Evergrande the Chinese Lehman Brothers?

    Noticed things are getting more expensive? You're not alone. The latest Consumer Price Index has inflation at 4.1%. Calgary's Neo Financial raised a big round to fuel their growth. And analysts are worried that Evergrande, the second largest property developer in the world, may default on their debts.
    The Peak Daily is produced by 306 Media Productions. Hosted by Brett Chang and Jay Rosenthal.

    • 5 min
    Erin O'Toole's favourite album 💿— Update your iPhones. Bell is fighting the Rogers and Shaw merger. And Gary Gensler talks crypto to Congress.

    Erin O'Toole's favourite album 💿— Update your iPhones. Bell is fighting the Rogers and Shaw merger. And Gary Gensler talks crypto to Congress.

    We interview Erin O'Toole, the leader of Canada's Conservatives. Update your iPhones because a team at UofT found a software exploit that lets hackers break into your iMessages. Bell is pleading with regulators to stop the mega-merger between Rogers and Shaw. And SEC Commissioner Gary Gensler spoke to lawmakers about crypto regulation.
    The Peak Daily is produced by 306 Media Productions. Hosted by Brett Chang and Jay Rosenthal.

    • 20 min
    See you in cinecourt 🎬 — Cineplex and Cineworld are going to Cinecourt. China's buying some Canadian mRNA tech. And Amazon is hiring a bunch up North.

    See you in cinecourt 🎬 — Cineplex and Cineworld are going to Cinecourt. China's buying some Canadian mRNA tech. And Amazon is hiring a bunch up North.

    Cineplex and Cineworld are suing each other over who is to blame for the global pandemic. China's Everest Medicine is buying Providence Therapeutics' mRNA tech for $500 mil. And Amazon is hiring 15,000 warehouse workers in Canada.
    The Peak Daily is produced by 306 Media Productions. Hosted by Brett Chang and Jay Rosenthal. 

    • 5 min
    Jobs jobs jobs 👷‍♀️ — Canada's economy is booming again. Apple has to let developers offer alternative payment options. And the cost of shipping is going up!

    Jobs jobs jobs 👷‍♀️ — Canada's economy is booming again. Apple has to let developers offer alternative payment options. And the cost of shipping is going up!

    Canada's economy is really starting to regain form after adding 90,000 new jobs last month. A judge ruled that Apple can no longer block developers from offering payment options besides Apply Pay in third party apps. And the cost of shipping stuff via cargo ships is more expensive than ever.
    The Peak Daily is produced by 306 Media Productions. Hosted by Brett Chang and Jay Rosenthal.

    • 6 min
    Wayfarers of the future 🕶 — Facebook and Ray Ban announce their new glasses. Bitcoin miners are pumped about Canada. And a fusion breakthrough could change the world.

    Wayfarers of the future 🕶 — Facebook and Ray Ban announce their new glasses. Bitcoin miners are pumped about Canada. And a fusion breakthrough could change the world.

    Facebook announced their new AR glasses product, Ray-Ban Stories, which lets wearers take photos, listen to music and share it all on... Facebook. Bitcoin mining co. Canada Computational Unlimited is going public on the TSX-V. And a breakthrough in nuclear fusion technology could transform how we produce electricity.
    The Peak Daily is produced by 306 Media Productions. Hosted by Brett Chang and Jay Rosenthal.

    • 6 min

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