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Our roundup of Canadian small-caps making news and on the move today. This post will be updated through the morning.

Energy Fuels Inc. said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Uranerz Energy Corp. in an all-stock deal. Based on the Jan. 2 closing prices, this deal offers a 37 per cent premium to Uranerz shareholders.

"It is with great enthusiasm that Energy Fuels is able to bring this transaction to our shareholders. The combination of Energy Fuels and Uranerz will create one of the few publicly-traded, integrated conventional-in-situ recovery uranium companies in the World," said president and chief executive officer Stephen Antony. "By adding Uranerz to our corporate umbrella, we are creating a multi-source uranium production platform that is better positioned to respond to the dynamic and volatile nature of the uranium market."

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The transaction requires the approval of a majority of shareholders from both firms.

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NeuLion, Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase DivX LLC, which will expand its footprint in the online video market. The purchase price is roughly $62.5-million (U.S.), and will be financed through $37.5-million in stock and $25-million in debt. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.

"By delivering interactive viewing experiences to consumers watching live and on-demand content on digital platforms, from desktop to mobile to connected devices, NeuLion has built a roster of the best known brands in professional and college sports and TV Everywhere, such as NFL, NHL, NBA, UFC, Rogers and CCTV," said chief executive officer Nancy Li. "Now, we are extending our franchise and bolstering our capabilities with our acquisition of DivX's entertainment and consumer electronics customers, advanced 4K video enabling technology products and expansive geographic reach."

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Boyd Group Income Fund said that one of its subsidiaries acquired the assets of Craftmaster Auto Body Group, Inc. in Florida for $7.4-million (U.S.). Management expects that the purchase will be immediately accretive to earnings and cash flow.

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Paladin Energy Ltd. said the media reports that allege its Kayelekera mine in Malawi is discharging waste materials into the local river system are false, and "sourced from local non-government organisations (NGOs) and individuals openly hostile to the company." The firm plans to release some surplus water from this facility early this year during the monsoonal wet season, but claims it has not treated and released any as of yet.

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Tweed Marijuana Inc. said its subsidiary's license, which allows it to cultivate medicinal cannabis plants at a facility in Niagara-on-the-Lake, has been renewed through 2015. "The extension is timely, coming only weeks after we released our first greenhouse grown product to customers," said chairman and co-founder Bruce Linton, Chairman and Co-founder of Tweed. "We will continue to refine the model of greenhouse and indoor growth to ensure an optimal model of low cost, high yield, and top quality production."

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Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. said a pipeline at its Rosario mine in Mexico ruptured this weekend, causing water and some tailings materials to be spilled. The company has notified the relevant regulatory and governmental agencies and shut down its milling facility at this mine. The production shutdown is expected to last two weeks.

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