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 (15,262.14, up 34.44 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 49 cents, or 6.62 per cent, to $7.89 on 22.9 million shares. Neovasc Inc. (TSX:NVC). Medical devices. Down one cent, or 12.50 per cent, to seven cents on 19.2 million shares. Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Healthcare. Up $1.77, or 6.88... Read More

Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions

Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions
MONTREAL — The head of Rio Tinto’s aluminum division says he expects “common sense” will prevail regarding Canada’s tariff exemption by the U.S. and a potential trade battle with China. Alf Barrios says he hopes the U.S. administration will not end the steel and aluminum tariff exemption for Canada that is set to expire April 30 and ultimately maintain North America’s integrated industry and supply... Read More

Renters struggle to find homes as prices climb, availability declines

Renters struggle to find homes as prices climb, availability declines
VANCOUVER — Joanna Fletcher lives in a one-bedroom apartment on Vancouver’s east side with her 10-year-old son. The building has mice and mould, and her new landlord is threatening eviction. While she has plenty of reasons to leave, Fletcher says she’s fighting to stay for as long as possible because she can’t afford anything else in the area and leaving would mean disrupting her son’s... Read More

Telecom complaints commission says wireless contracts are the biggest irritation

Telecom complaints commission says wireless contracts are the biggest irritation
OTTAWA — Canada’s telecom complaint commission says wireless service contracts continue to be a major irritation for consumers, who have raised concerns about agreements that were either misleading or lacking critical information about the terms. The federal agency says it received 1,023 formal complaints about wireless contract terms from August to January. The next largest irritant was unacceptable land-line internet service, with 602 complaints... Read More

If B.C. doesn’t back down, Canada should cut their funds, says Kenney

If B.C. doesn’t back down, Canada should cut their funds, says Kenney
OTTAWA — Pressure is mounting on the federal government to use money or the Constitution to back up its claims that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project will be built, no matter what. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is in Ottawa today for an emergency meeting following news that Kinder Morgan is suspending all non-essential spending on the pipeline until it... Read More