VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Third annual Cantech Letter Awards to
be held in January 2013 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange
support technology sector awards.
Cantech Letter is pleased to announce that the third annual Cantech
Letter Awards will take place on January 11, 2013 at the TMX Broadcast
Centre in Toronto.
The event will be hosted and sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV). The Cantech Letter Awards recognize
excellence in Canadian technology stocks. The awards are voted on by a
panel of Canada's top technology analysts and the readers of Cantech
Letter. Cantech Letter and the award winners will open the trading day
on TSX and TSXV on Friday, January 11, 2013, with an official Market
This year's awards will feature four separate categories: Canadian Tech
Stock of the Year (TSX), Canadian Tech Stock of the Year (TSXV),
Canadian Tech Stock Executive of the Year (TSX) and Canadian Tech Stock
Executive of the Year (TSXV). This is the first year awards will be
presented in a separate category for TSX Venture listed companies. All
companies listed in the Technology, Clean Technology and Life Sciences
sectors on TSX and TSXV are eligible for awards.
"We're very pleased to partner with Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX
Venture Exchange for this year's Cantech Letter Awards," said Nick
Waddell, Founding Editor of Cantech Letter. "The exchanges are home to
many world class technology companies and I'm particularly excited by
those emerging on TSX Venture Exchange. We're proud to be championing a
sector we think will have growing relevance in the years to come."
"We are pleased to support to the Cantech Letter Awards as well as the
technology sector as a whole," said Robert Peterman, Director, Business
Development, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. "We are
excited to be a part of these awards and are proud to see listed
companies receive recognition."
Past winners of the Cantech Letter Awards include MOSAID, 2011 Canadian
Tech Stock of the Year, and James Skippen, Wi-LAN (TSX:WIN), 2011
Canadian Tech Stock Executive of the Year, Glentel (TSX:GLN), 2010
Canadian Tech Stock of the Year, and Mark Thierer, Catamaran Corp
(TSX:CCT), 2010 Canadian Tech Stock Executive of the Year.
About Cantech Letter:
Founded in 2008 by Nick Waddell, Cantech Letter is an online magazine
focusing on Canadian listed technology stocks. The site has grown into
one of the most popular and respected financial sites in Canada, and
was described by Canadian Business Magazine as "one of Canada's premier
technology newsletters". Waddell, who is Senior Editor, is routinely
called on by the mainstream media for perspective on Canadian tech
stocks, having been featured on BNN, CTV News Channel, and the CBC
program "The Lang and O'Leary Exchange" in addition to mainstream print
media such as The International Business Times, The Globe and Mail,
Macleans, The Waterloo Record, Canadian Business, and Business Insider.
SOURCE: Cantech Letter
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Founding Editor/Cantech Letter