Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,371.55, up 61.56 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up $2.36, or 19.97 per cent, to $14.18 on 64.3 million shares. Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Up $3.53, or 10.91 per cent, to $35.90 on 11.6 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up $1.27, or 6.29 per cent,... Read More

More than two million vehicles sold in Canada for first time in 2017

More than two million vehicles sold in Canada for first time in 2017
Canadians last year purchased more than two million vehicles for the first time thanks to record sales of light trucks. DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. said new vehicles sold in 2017 hit a high for a fifth consecutive year. “The new record currently stands at 2,038,798 units sold in Canada, an astonishing total that has come off the back of nine months seeing... Read More

BlackBerry selected to work with Baidu’s Apollo program for driverless vehicles

BlackBerry selected to work with Baidu’s Apollo program for driverless vehicles
WATERLOO, Ont. — Chinese search-engine giant Baidu Inc. has selected BlackBerry Ltd. to provide the safety operating system for the Apollo autonomous driving system, which is being developed in co-operation with several vehicle makers. The Apollo system is a key part of Baidu’s plans for developing driverless cars with Chinese automobile makers such as Chery Automobile, the FAW Group, Changan Automobile and Great... Read More

Stingray Digital acquires Qello Concerts for on-demand concerts, music

Stingray Digital acquires Qello Concerts for on-demand concerts, music
MONTREAL — Stingray Digital Group Inc. has acquired Qello Concerts, an over-the-top streaming service for on-demand concerts and music documentaries. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Stingray says the deal will allow it to benefit from operational expertise and instantly elevate its status in the over-the-top business. Qello Concerts was founded in 2010 and has a catalogue of... Read More

2017 home sales in Vancouver more normal but prices up says real estate board

2017 home sales in Vancouver more normal but prices up says real estate board
VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales across Metro Vancouver were more “historically normal” in 2017, although the number of transactions was still the third highest in the past decade. Sales of detached homes, townhomes and apartments in Metro Vancouver reached 35,993 in 2017, off 9.9 per cent compared with 2016 and down 15 per cent from 2015’s sizzling pace.... Read More