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 (16,265.82, down 23.16 points) Katanga Mining Ltd. (TSX:KAT). Miner. Up four cents, or 3.05 per cent, to $1.35 on 8.9 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 16 cents, or 1.81 per cent, to $9.02 on 7.3 million shares. Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX:NMX). Miner. Down one cent,... Read More

Syncrude oilsands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies

Syncrude oilsands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies
CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator has approved a tailings pond management plan for oilsands miner Syncrude Canada despite its reliance on a remediation method that isn’t endorsed by the agency. The regulator requires that all oilsands mine producers outline how they will deal with the toxic storage ponds that together cover more than 220 square kilometres and contain almost... Read More

AP Investigation: Local fish isn’t always local

AP Investigation: Local fish isn’t always local
MONTAUK, N.Y. — Caterers in Washington tweeted a photo of maroon sashimi appetizers served to 700 guests attending the governor’s inaugural ball last year. They were told the tuna was from Montauk. But it was an illusion. It was the dead of winter and no yellowfin had been landed in the New York town. An Associated Press investigation traced the... Read More

Montreal borough votes to restrict Airbnb-style rentals in downtown core

Montreal borough votes to restrict Airbnb-style rentals in downtown core
MONTREAL — A Montreal borough is bringing in new rules aimed at limiting the number of short-term rentals in the city’s downtown core in the hopes of preventing conflicts between tourists and residents. Councillors in the Ville-Marie borough adopted a new motion Tuesday evening to restrict private tourist rentals such as those offered on Airbnb. The rules will limit new permits for “tourist residences” to a 3.3-kilometre stretch surrounding one... Read More

AltaGas sells 35% of B.C. hydro operation, will remain majority owner

AltaGas sells 35% of B.C. hydro operation, will remain majority owner
CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. says it has an agreement to sell 35 per cent of its interest in a B.C. hydroelectric operation for $922 million but will remain the majority owner of the power generation facilities. The Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities are in Tahltan First Nation territory. They include three operating hydroelectric power generation plants that sell their output to BC... Read More

Roots reports bigger Q1 loss as sales hampered by winter storm

Roots reports bigger Q1 loss as sales hampered by winter storm
TORONTO — Roots Corp. reported a loss of $5.6 million in its fiscal first quarter, an increase from the prior year, but also reported an improvement in sales. The loss amounted to 13 cents per share, compared with last year’s loss of $5.1 million, or 12 cents per share. Its adjusted net loss was $4.5 million or 11 cents per share,... Read More