Q: Pat, could I have your assessment of WSP Global? Thanks.

A: WSP Global Inc., $148.68, symbol WSP on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 117.3 million; Market cap: $17.4 billion; www.wspgroup.com), is a professional services consulting firm. It employs about 47,000 people, mainly engineers, technicians, scientists, environmental specialists, planners and architects. The company is headquartered in Montreal.

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Not all these ‘award-winning’ ETFs are buys

Each year, major industry associations such as Lipper and Fundata produce lists of award-winning mutual funds and ETFs. Here’s a close look at a few of their top winners.
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Strong backlog a plus for Stantec

STANTEC INC. $54 is a buy. The stock (Toronto symbol STN; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 111.6 million; Market cap: $6.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.7; Dividend yield: 1.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.stantec.com) offers you exposure to this leading seller of… Read More