Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,714.66, up 76.21 points) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up nine cents, or 2.26 per cent, to $4.07 on 8.8 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 41 cents, or 3.88 per cent, to $10.16 on 7.7 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Down 97 cents,... Read More

DHX Media announces management changes, CEO stepping down and CFO replaced

DHX Media announces management changes, CEO stepping down and CFO replaced
HALIFAX — DHX Media Ltd. has announced a pair of top management changes as it continues a strategic review, including a possible sale of the company. The children’s media company says Dana Landry is stepping down as chief executive and as a member of the company’s board of directors to pursue other projects. Executive chairman and co-founder Michael Donovan has been appointed chief... Read More

Cronos Group first Canadian pot company to begin trading on Nasdaq

Cronos Group first Canadian pot company to begin trading on Nasdaq
TORONTO — Cronos Group Inc. is set to become the first Canadian cannabis company to have shares listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market. The Toronto-based firm says it expects common shares will begin trading Tuesday on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “CRON.” Cronos will also retain its listing on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “MJN.” CEO Mike Gorenstein... Read More

Energy group calls for better tax and regulation to restore competitiveness

Energy group calls for better tax and regulation to restore competitiveness
Investment in Canada’s oil and gas industry is expected to fall again this year as higher taxes and regulatory uncertainty persuade investors to spend elsewhere, says the head of a group that represents Canada’s oil and gas industry. “We need some urgent action, now,” said Tim McMillan, CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, citing in particular recently reduced corporate taxes and regulatory burden... Read More

Paternity leave, deficit, cybersecurity: what to expect in the 2018 budget

Paternity leave, deficit, cybersecurity: what to expect in the 2018 budget
OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau has said science, gender equality and preparing Canadians for the jobs of the future will be key themes in Tuesday’s federal budget. Here are some more details on what it is expected to contain. PATERNITY LEAVE The federal budget is expected to include a five-week, “use-it-or-lose-it” incentive for new fathers to take parental leave and share the... Read More

Grain industry facing ‘dire situation’ as backlog of grain shipments grow

Grain industry facing ‘dire situation’ as backlog of grain shipments grow
CALGARY — Grain shippers and producers are raising concerns about a growing backlog of rail shipments that they say is leading to lost sales and unreliable exports. “It’s not getting better, it’s getting worse,” said Wade Sobkowich, executive director of the Western Grain Elevator Association that represents major grain shipping companies. The latest figures from the Ag Transport Coalition, which represents several grain associations, said... Read More

Petro boost: Alberta to invest $1B over 8 years on bitumen upgrading projects

Petro boost: Alberta to invest $1B over 8 years on bitumen upgrading projects
EDMONTON — Alberta is investing $1 billion in oilsands bitumen upgrading to get a bigger bang for the buck on its oil. Premier Rachel Notley announced Monday that the money will be used for loan guarantees and grants to attract anywhere from two to five partial oil upgrading facilities resulting in $5 billion in private investment. “This process will help us get... Read More