IWB List: Canadian Stocks - Special Situations

  • Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI.B, NYSE: RCI)

    March 12, 2024
    Rogers is Canada's largest wireless and cable company.
  • TransAlta Corp. (TSX: TA)

    January 9, 2024
    TransAlta is a relatively large electricity generation company. It has substantial hydro and natural gas plants as well as significant…
  • Celestica (TSX, NYSE: CLS)

    November 26, 2023
    Toronto-based Celestica employs 26,000 people. It first saw the light of day in 1996 as a subsidiary of IBM. In…
  • ARC Resources (TSX: ARX)

    July 10, 2023
    Calgary-based ARC was founded in 1996. It is the largest pure-play Montney producer, and Canada’s third-largest natural gas producer and largest producer…
  • Dollarama (TSX: DOL)

    March 5, 2023
    Dollarama has 1,444 stores in Canada. Its highly profitable business model includes directly sourcing its products at low cost, generally…
  • Altius Minerals (TSX: ALS)

    November 30, 2021
    Altius is a diversified mining, potash, and renewable energy royalty business based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Altius boasts many…
  • Winpak Ltd. (TSX: WPK, OTC: WIPKF)

    August 9, 2021
    Winnipeg based Winpak is a manufacturer of packaging and related packaging machines. The company’s goods are used primarily in food,…
  • Loblaw Cos. Ltd. (TSX: L, OTC: LBLCF)

    February 14, 2021
    Loblaws is Canada’s largest grocer with company-owned and franchised supermarkets. It owns the Shoppers Drug Mart chain and PC Financial,…
  • West Fraser Timber (TSX, NYSE: WFG)

    February 7, 2021
    West Fraser Timber is primarily a lumber (and panels) company with plants and operations in western Canada (mostly B.C.) and…
  • Nutrien Corp. (TSX, NYSE: NTR)

    August 15, 2020
    Nutrien is the world’s largest producer of agricultural fertilizers. This includes nitrogen and phosphates, which it sells in bulk and…
  • Metro Inc. (TSX: MRU)

    June 30, 2020
    Metro Inc. is a large grocery and pharmacy chain operating primarily in Quebec, where 71% of its grocery stores are…
  • Viemed Healthcare Inc. (TSX, NDQ: VMD)

    May 20, 2019
    Viemed, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Sleep Management and Home Sleep, is a participating Medicare durable medical equipment supplier that provides…
  • Canadian Utilities (TSX: CU, OTC: CDUAF)

    May 20, 2019
    Canadian Utilities is based in Calgary. Its operations include electricity generation, transmission, and distribution and natural gas transmission, distribution, and…
  • Canadian Natural Resources (TSX, NYSE: CNQ)

    May 13, 2019
    Canadian Natural Resources, known by its stock ticker of CNQ, is one of the largest Canadian E&P (exploration and production)…
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation (TSX: PKI, OTC: PKIUF)

    February 9, 2019
    Parkland is Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products.It is Canada's…
  • Waste Connections Inc. (TSX, NYSE: WCN)

    February 5, 2019
    Toronto-based Waste Connections operates both in Canada and the U.S., serving six million residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It is…
  • Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX: FFH, FFH.U)

    November 26, 2017
    Over the past 30 years, Fairfax has succeeded in building one of the largest personal and commercial insurance companies in…
  • Cott Beverages

    August 4, 2017
    Cott is primarily a private label manufacturer of beverages with a vast array of customers, although they do have a…
  • Richelieu Hardware (TSX: RCH, OTC: RHUHF)

    April 24, 2017
    This Montreal-based company is an importer, distributor, and manufacturer of specialty hardware products. The entire inventory consists of more than…
  • CAE Ltd. (TSX, NYSE: CAE)

    March 21, 2017
    The company, which was founded in 1947, has become a world leader in flight simulators. It now has customers in…
  • Corby Spirits and Wines (TSX: CSW.A)

    April 21, 2016
    Corby is one of the leading marketers and distributors of spirits and imported wines in Canada. Majority owned by French…
  • AutoCanada Inc. (TSX: ACQ, OTC: AOCIF)

    July 27, 2015
    AutoCanada owns 63 automobile dealerships and has a total of 3,700 employees. AutoCanada's strategy is to grow by acquisition and…
  • Canadian Western Bank

    September 15, 2014
  • Aecon Group (TSX: ARE, OTC: AEGXF)

    February 3, 2014
    Aecon is an infrastructure construction company whose credits (with predecessor companies) include the St. Lawrence Seaway, the CN Tower, and…
  • Melcor Developments (TSX: MRD, OTC: MODVF)

    September 30, 2013
      Melcor is an Edmonton headquartered real estate development company. Its business is now about evenly split between developing land…
  • Home Capital Group

    August 19, 2013
    Home Capital, through its mortgage lender Home Trust Co., makes loans that the banks normally refuse. These are usually to…
  • Andrew Peller (TSE: ADW.A, OTC: ADWPF)

    July 22, 2013
    Andrew Peller is a leading producer and marketer of Canadian quality wines with operations in British Columbia, Ontario, and Nova…
  • iA Financial Group (TSX: IAG)

    April 1, 2013
    iA Financial Group (formerly Industrial Alliance) is the fourth largest life insurer in Canada. Founded in 1892 and based in…
  • NFI Group (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF)

    March 4, 2013
    NFI is the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada. The company, which is based…
  • Alimentation Couche-Tard (TSX: ATD, OTC: ANCUF)

    March 4, 2013
    Operating convenience stores and gas stations, Quebec-based Couche-Tard has grown by acquisition into a global giant with 12,124 locations.
  • Constellation Software (TSX: CSU)

    October 9, 2012
    Constellation is a large tech company by Canadian standards with a market cap of about $79 billion. It was founded…
  • CGI Group (TSX: GIB.A, NYSE: GIB)

    August 20, 2012
    CGI is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. It employs about 74,000…
  • WSP Global (TSX: WSP, OTC: WSPOF)

    July 9, 2012
    WSP is an international engineering and design firm that provides a wide range of services, from urban planning to environmental…
  • Linamar Corp. (TSX: LNR, OTC: LIMAF)

    July 3, 2012
    Linamar describes itself as a diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products. Its products include precision-machined engine blocks, cylinder…
  • TFI International Inc. (TSX, NYSE: TFII)

    June 11, 2012
    This stock was originally recommended as TransForce Inc. The name was changed in December "to reflect the increased geographic scope"…
  • Manulife Financial (TSX, NYSE: MFC)

    February 6, 2012
    Manulife is Canada’s largest life and health insurance company by market capitalization. It has operations in the U.S. under the…
  • Sagen MI Canada Inc.

    August 9, 2010
    This was formerly named Genworth. It is one of the duopoly, along with government owned Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation…
  • Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: FNV)

    July 26, 2010
    Franco-Nevada offers the lowest risk exposure to precious metals. With a well diversified and growing portfolio of assets with no…
  • EQB Inc. (TSX: EQB, OTC: EQGPF)

    August 11, 2008
      This company provides mortgage lending services to individuals and businesses in Canadian urban markets, with a focus on entrepreneurs…
  • CIBC

    November 26, 2007
  • Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX, NYSE: BNS)

    August 29, 2007
    Scotiabank is the most internationally oriented of the Big Six Canadian chartered banks, with approximately 35% of its earnings coming…
  • AltaGas Ltd. (TSX: ALA, OTC: ATGFF)

    October 18, 2006
    AltaGas has expanded from an Alberta-based midstream pipeline operator to a well-diversified utility. Power, gas utilities, and pipelines each provide…
  • Stantec Inc. (TSX, NYSE: STN)

    August 28, 2006
    Stantec is a large Edmonton-headquartered consulting firm offering engineering, architecture, and related professional services. It now has 22,000 employees operating…