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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.

Crocodile Gold Corp. said it has officially terminated is net free cash flow sharing arrangement with AuRico Gold Inc. The company has made a one-time payment of $20-million to AuRico and has agreed to give it a net smelter return royalty of 2 per cent from its Fosterville project effective Jan. 16, 2014, and a 1 per cent royalty from its Statwell mines beginning on Jan. 1, 2016.

"Crocodile Gold will now fully benefit and retain 100 per cent of the strong free cash flows we expect to generate from our Fosterville and Stawell Gold Mines going forward," said president and chief executive officer Rodney Lamond. This deal has received approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board of Australia.

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DragonWave Inc. posted quarterly results that were generally in line with analysts' estimates. Revenues totalled $47.3-million (U.S.), and the company booked a loss of $3.8-million for the three months ending November 30, its fiscal third quarter. ""DragonWave delivered strong revenue growth again this quarter as we expected," said president and chief executive officer Peter Allen. "As we look forward, we believe that we have the opportunity in Q4 to again have sequential revenue growth of up to 10 per cent."

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DeeThree Exploration Ltd. said it plans to boost production in 2015 by 18 per cent year-over-year and has set a capital budget of $160-million. The majority of capital expenditures are expected to occur in the second half of the year, with management estimating that West Texas Intermediate will average $60 per barrel (U.S.) in 2015. Through the first three quarters of 2014, DeeThree's capital expenditures totalled $231.6-million.

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Cogeco Inc. said it made a profit of $65.4-million in the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015. However, adjusted earnings of $1.59 per share came in well below analysts' estimates. The company boosted its quarterly dividend by $0.035 to $0.255.

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Orbite Aluminae Inc. said it has received a bridge loan of $3.025-million from Investissement Quebec, which currently carries an interest rate of 6.5 per cent. The firm's receivable tax credits for 2014, which are estimated at $4-million, will serve as collateral. "We are pleased with this further contribution from Investissement Quebec towards the funding of our HPA production facility in Cap-Chat," said chief executive officer Glenn Kelly. "This arrangement shows how having a balance of investment tax credits receivable provides us with additional flexibility to arrange financing at advantageous rates, not normally available for pre-revenue companies."

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Redknee Solutions Inc. said it has signed a $6-million deal with a national corporation and service provider in Asia Pacific to support its energy retail operations.

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More to come.

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