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Osisko Mining gets shot in the arm from CDPQ; Desjardins Capital PME snaps up minor stake in AZUR

Validere Technologies secured $7 million seed funding from Sallyport Investments, Y Combinator, Real Ventures, Moment Ventures, and ZhenFund.

Walter Capital Partners acquired Burlington Ontario based Edge Imaging from Dave Pond, installed Dan Boudreau as new CEO to drive growth to become a leading national school photography company

Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK) to raise $25M from Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a minor shareholder of the company.

Riverstone’s Pipestone Oil Corp. to combine with Blackbird Energy Inc. (TSX-V: BBI) with $111M committed equity funding from GMT Capital and Riverstone

Three Hills Capital Partners and OPTrust invested over €60 million in ACT Group, a leading market maker in environmental energy products and certificates.

Think Research raised $25M from Fidelity Investments Canada ULC, Kayne Partners, Canaccord Genuity Group, and National Bank of Canada.

Altas Partners to acquire Rosemont, Illinois based Tecta America Corporation from ONCAP III and ONCAP IV for undisclosed amount

LocoNoco/Taloflow secured US $905K pre-seed funding from Victory Square Technologies (CSE: VST), Plug and Play Ventures, David Tedman, Ross Wightman, Aly Madhavji

Security and weapons detection solutions provider, Liberty Defense Holdings, closed $7M private placement financing brokered by Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Desjardins Capital PME acquired a significant minority stake in AZUR Group. Investissement Québec provided debt financing. Mazars Consulting acted as the financial advisor.

Wakefield, Massachusetts based Curaleaf completed RTO with Lead Ventures and to commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) with US $4.478B valuation

Charter Oak Equity and Fonds de solidarité FTQ acquired control of Licaplast Industries – Emballages Inc. from founder Joseph Nawar

Quark Venture and GF Securities’ Global Health Sciences Fund made $1.9 million follow-on investment in Sitka Biopharma.

Laurent Pharmaceuticals closed new financing with Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic, Anges Quebec, Anges Quebec Capital, RSJ Gradus, Aligo Innovation/MSBi Valorisation, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, private investors

Milestone Pharmaceuticals secured $80M new funding from RTW Investments, Fonds de solidarité , Domain Associates, Novo Holdings, Venrock, Boxer Capital, Forbion, Tekla Capital, Pappas Capital, BDC Capital, GO Capital

Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX: FFH, FFH.U) merged majority controlled Sporting Life Inc. and Golf Town Limited to formed Sporting Life Group Limited

Manitou Investment Management invested additional $1M in TIMIA Capital’s Participation Interest co-investor platform bringing total commitment to $3.5M

Power Corporation owned Portag3 Ventures raised $198M in initial close for 2nd fund with commitments from Power Financial, IGM Financial, Great-West Lifeco, National Bank, Intact Financial, Guardian Capital, Equitable Bank, La Capitale, SSQ Insurance

Tricor Pacific Capital launched middle-market diversified investments initiative headed by Mark Townsend and Chuck Cosman.

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