Deal comes as corporate interest in AI and its potential continues to mount.
Some Tim Hortons franchises have faced significant backlash after cutting paid breaks and forcing workers to cover some of benefits to compensate for the minimum wage jump.
Results further solidify expectations that interest rates will rise for a third time since last summer.
Toronto-based Wellington Financial has been focused on providing growth capital to early and mid-stage technology companies.
A Bank of Canada update, Postmedia’s Q1 results and a speech by RBC chief executive are among the events expected to make headlines in the days ahead.
Social media giant had a tough 2017, testifying before Congress about Russian election meddling using its platform and drawing harsh criticism from early employees and investors.
Ontario premier accuses Tim Hortons' founders' children of bullying employees over minimum wage hike
Owners of two franchises say the reduction in benefits is aimed at offsetting the $2.40 hourly rate jump.
To offset minimum wage hike, several Tim Hortons franchises owned by children of chain's co-founder reduce employee benefits
Nationally, Bank of Canada estimates 60,000 jobs will be lost due to pay increases across the country
The 2M milestone was reached despite lower sales in the last two months of the year
There were 38 issues from Canadian companies or companies listing on Canadian exchanges in 2017.