Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,114.03, up 10.52 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down seven cents, or 0.96 per cent, to $7.24 on 8.7 million shares. Katanga Mining Ltd. (TSX:KAT). Miner. Up 34 cents, or 25.37 per cent, to $1.68 on 7.4 million shares. Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. (TSX:IRG). Restaurants. Down 11 cents, or 2.63... Read More

Agrium buying Australian fertilizer business Macrofertil from Louis Dreyfus Co.

Agrium buying Australian fertilizer business Macrofertil from Louis Dreyfus Co.
CALGARY — Agrium Inc. has signed a deal to buy Macrofertil, a fertilizer distribution business in Australia, from Louis Dreyfus Co. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. The company (TSX:AGU) says the Macrofertil business includes six fertilizer storage and distribution assets with coating and blending capabilities, and about US$120 million in annual sales. The deal is subject... Read More

Hydropothecary cannabis expansion plans to put it among top producers in Canada

Hydropothecary cannabis expansion plans to put it among top producers in Canada
GATINEAU, Que. — Shares of Hydropothecary Corp. were up nearly 18 per cent after the licensed medical cannabis producer announced plans that will see it further grow its operations in Quebec. The company (TSXV:THCX) says it has acquired property adjacent to its existing facility in Gatineau, Que., to construct a new 93,000-square-metre greenhouse, increasing its production capacity to 108,000 kilograms of dried cannabis per year.... Read More

Desjardins, provincial credit unions and Cumis partnering to create Aviso Wealth

Desjardins, provincial credit unions and Cumis partnering to create Aviso Wealth
TORONTO — Quebec credit union Desjardins Group is partnering with five credit union centrals across the country and insurer Cumis Group Ltd. to form Aviso Wealth, with over $55 billion in combined client assets. The new wealth management company will bring together the businesses of their subsidiaries, Credential Financial Inc., Qtrade Canada Inc. and NEI Investments. Leading the new organization as chief executive will... Read More

Canadian Natural Resources appoints new president to succeed Steve Laut

Canadian Natural Resources appoints new president to succeed Steve Laut
CALGARY — Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. is promoting a 27-year veteran of the company to president as part of a management succession plan. Canada’s largest producer of natural gas and one of its biggest oilsands companies says president Steve Laut will become executive vice-chairman in February and his current role will be filled by Tim McKay, an engineer who joined the company in 1990. McKay... Read More

MTY Food Group growing beyond the food court with deal to buy Imvescor for $248M

MTY Food Group growing beyond the food court with deal to buy Imvescor for $248M
MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. is growing beyond the shopping mall food court with a $248-million stock-and-cash deal to buy Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. and its full-service restaurant and grocery products businesses. The friendly deal will bring together such MTY banners as Thai Express, Vanellis and Manchu Wok with Imvescor’s Baton Rouge, Pizza Delight and Scores restaurants to create... Read More