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QOTD: “You hang around for as long as I have and they start giving you awards… Twenty years earlier they wanted to put you in jail.” Peter Brown, Chairman of Canaccord, BCBusiness

George Kalmar, Prominent Toronto Businessman and Holocaust Survivor, “Who Arrived With A Pregnant Wife and Just $7.50 In His Pocket” Passes Away Peacefully At The Age of 90. National Post

Big Coal Struggles As Billions Spent On 2011 M&A Backfire. Bloomberg

The State of The Standoff In The NHL. National Post

Indonesian Tin Producers Resume Exports As Spot Prices Recover. Bloomberg

Putin’s Billionaire Life: ’58 Aircraft and 4 Yachts’. National Post

“German Residential Is One of The More Attractive Asset Classes in Europe”–Billions Pouring Into German Residential Real Estate. Bloomberg

German Steelmaker ThyssenKrupp Planning To Sell U.S. and Brazilian Mills At Book Value, Roughly $8.8 billion. Reuters

Canada’s Progress Shareholders Approve $6 Billion Buyout By Petronas. Reuters

Special Report: Brazil’s “Gringo” Problem: Its Borders. Reuters