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CANADA STOCKS-TSX retreats as railroad and materials shares weigh

7h reuters
TORONTO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index fell on Monday as losses for the industrial and materials groups offset gains for financial shares. (17-0)

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

9h reuters
Jan 22 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1450 GMT on Monday: ** Celgene Corp announced a $9 billion cash buyout of Juno Therapeutics Inc as it moves to cement its position as a key player in a new range of cancer therapies (269-0)

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip

10h reuters
Jan 22 (Reuters) - Futures for Canada’s main stock index edged lower on Monday as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks, while investors awaited a speedy resolution to the U.S. government shutdown. (8-0)

UPDATE 1-Canadian cannabis firm Aurora in talks to buy both CanniMed and Newstrike -sources

2018-01-19 reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) is in talks with rivals CanniMed Therapeutics Inc (CMED.TO) and Newstrike Resources Ltd (HIP.V) to buy both businesses in a friendly deal that would create the nation’s top weed company, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. (8-0)

Canadian cannabis firm Aurora in talks to buy both CanniMed and Newstrike -sources

2018-01-19 reuters
TORONTO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis Inc is in talks with rivals CanniMed Therapeutics Inc and Newstrike Resources Ltd to acquire both companies in a friendly deal, people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday. (8-1)

$230 million sale of Vancouver Island craft cannabis producer shocks local industry

2018-01-18 cbc.ca
A massive deal for a Vancouver Island cannabis grower could be an indication of what's in store for the local craft cannabis industry. (8-0)

BRIEF-Newstrike Resources Consents To Postponement Of Cannimed Therapeutics' Special Shareholders' Meeting

2018-01-18 reuters
* NEWSTRIKE RESOURCES LTD. CONSENTS TO POSTPONEMENT OF CANNIMED THERAPEUTICS’ SPECIAL SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Newstrike Resources Ltd. Consents to Postponement of CanniMed Therapeutics' Special Shareholders' Meeting

2018-01-18 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 2018) - Newstrike Resources Ltd. ("Newstrike" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:HIP) announces it has consented to the postponement by CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. ("CanniMed") of the special meeting of CanniMed shareholders (the "Meeting") originally scheduled for January 23, 2018, to Thursday, January 25 at 10:00 am (EST). (8-0)

CanniMed postpones shareholder meeting to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis

2018-01-18 cbc.ca
CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. is postponing a key shareholder meeting to give it time to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis Inc., which has made a hostile takeover offer for the company. (8-1)

CanniMed in talks with Aurora, postpones shareholder vote on Newstrike deal

2018-01-18 reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian cannabis producer CanniMed Therapeutics Inc (CMED.TO) has postponed to Jan. 25 a shareholder vote on its proposed takeover of Newstrike Resources Ltd (HIP.V) in order to discuss a possible transaction with rival producer Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO). (8-1)

REFILE-Up Cannabis-parent Newstrike's shareholders approve sale to CanniMed

2018-01-17 reuters
Jan 17 (Reuters) - Newstrike Resources Ltd’s shareholders approved the sale of the Canadian cannabis producer to CanniMed Therapeutics Inc, which is fighting off a hostile takeover bid from fellow medical marijuana company Aurora Cannabis Inc. (8-0)

Newstrike Announces Shareholder Approval of Plan of Arrangement with CanniMed

2018-01-17 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 17, 2018) - Newstrike Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HIP) ("Newstrike" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that at an annual and special meeting of its shareholders held today (the "Meeting"), its shareholders overwhelmingly approved the previously announced proposed plan of arrangement (the "Plan of Arrangement") with CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. ("CanniMed"), pursuant to which CanniMed will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Newstrike (the "Common Shares").

PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Jan 17

2018-01-17 reuters
Jan 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from select Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Tragically Hip Supports CMED & HIP Combination

2018-01-12 marketwired
"Putting consumers first is how you build something that will last," band says, re-iterating resolute backing for the agreement to create Canada's premier cannabis company

Up Cannabis Receives Approval to Double Production Capacity of Niagara Facility

2018-01-09 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 9, 2018) - Newstrike Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HIP) ("Newstrike" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary and licensed producer, Up Cannabis Inc. ("Up Cannabis"), has received site plan approval from the Town of Lincoln, Ontario, for its automated greenhouse facility in the Niagara region (the "Niagara Facility"). This key approval permits Up Cannabis to double the footprint of the Niagara Facility to approximately 320,000 sq.