Organization: Raymond James Ltd

Declining enrolment driving changes in oil and gas university programs

Students’ concerns about climate change and sustainability — along with dropping enrolment in some oil and gas academic programs — are driving a shift in engineering and energy programming by universities in oil-producing Alberta and Newfoundland to encompass all forms of energy, sustainability and the global energy transition.

Westport Innovations raises $12.6 million

Westport Innovations Inc has concluded a bought financing deal for gross proceeds of $12.6 million. The financing was provided by a syndicate led by Canaccord Capital Corp and includes National Bank Financial Inc, CIBC World Markets, Raymond James Ltd and TD Securities Ltd. The proceeds will be used by the Vancouver-based developer and manufacturer of…

Westport raises $16.6 million to fund R&D

Westport Innovations Inc has added $16.6 million to its R&D war chest via a bought deal financing agreement with several investment brokers led by Raymond James Ltd. The syndicate also includes National Bank Financial Inc, TD Securities Inc, Canaccord Capital Corp and Sprott Securities. The investors also have the option on more shares – valued…