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WEQ revisited

Small-cap dividend play WesternOne Inc ($WEQ.CA) named its new CEO this week and the market applauded. On Sept. 1, current Ritchie Bros CEO Peter Blake will succeed interim CEO Robert King at the helm, the company announced May 26. Blake … Continue reading

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Out with the old, and a new position

I recently pulled the plug on two stocks because the stories didn’t unfold how I’d anticipated and because I saw better opportunities elsewhere. The first, WesternOne (WEQ), is a high-yielding “pickaxe company” with exposure to the construction, oil and gas, … Continue reading

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RIP Darren Latoski, WesternOne CEO

I bought WesternOne (WEQ) – and wrote about it here – because it’s a profitable, well-managed business that’s growing the top and bottom lines and has a healthy 8%-plus dividend yield. It’s a “pickaxe company” with exposure through Britco and … Continue reading

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Stockwell Day: How the West was won?

Former politician Stockwell Day has joined the board of directors of WesternOne, part of the Vancouver-based company’s “ongoing effort to enhance and strengthen both the board and the senior management team,” according to the news release. Here’s hoping the announcement … Continue reading

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