Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,034.53, down 31.08 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 18 cents, or 1.61 per cent, to $11.33 on 25 million shares. Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Down 48 cents, or 4.87 per cent, to $9.37 on 9.3 million shares. BioAmber Inc. (TSX:BIOA). Chemicals. Down 12.5... Read More

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 (15,330.93, down 33.35 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 38 cents, or 3.30 per cent, to $11.15 on 40.8 million shares. Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Down $1.18, or 4.10 per cent, to $27.62 on 10.1 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up nine cents, or 2.83... Read More

Pot stocks help boost Toronto market after volatile day, U.S. charges higher

Pot stocks help boost Toronto market after volatile day, U.S. charges higher
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index moved up in late morning trading on Wednesday, while U.S. markets charged ahead with the Dow Jones industrials posting a triple-digit advance, as global trading stabilized following three days of tumult. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 34.30 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 15,398.23, after 90 minutes of trading, boosted by the health-care sector which includes... Read More

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 (15,363.93, up 29.12 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up $2.28, or 24.65 per cent, to $11.53 on 36.8 million shares. Element Fleet Management Corp. (TSX:EFN). Financial Services. Down $2.28, or 28.68 per cent, to $5.67 on 17.2 million shares. Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Healthcare. Up $4.59, or 18.96... Read More

Fairfax Financial Holdings acquires some Carillion Canada assets

Fairfax Financial Holdings acquires some Carillion Canada assets
TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has signed a deal to buy part of Carillion Canada, which filed for court protection from creditors last month. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Under the transaction, Fairfax said Monday it will acquire Carillion Canada’s facilities management business that provides services to airports, commercial and retail properties, defence facilities, health care... Read More

New mortgage rules sending borrowers down the credit ladder to alt. lenders

New mortgage rules sending borrowers down the credit ladder to alt. lenders
TORONTO — Mortgage brokers say the borrower rejection rate from large banks and traditional monoline mortgage lenders has gone up as much as 20 per cent after Canada’s banking regulator imposed a new stress test for home buyers who don’t need mortgage insurance. As a result, alternative lenders are seeing an uptick in business as brokers increasingly direct home buyers toward borrowing options... Read More

Tech companies lead stocks sharply lower in early trading

Tech companies lead stocks sharply lower in early trading
Stocks fell sharply in early trading Friday, putting the market on track for its worst week in two years, as several large companies sank after reporting weak earnings. Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, all dropped. Bond yields shot higher after the government reported another month of strong job gains, further stoking fears of inflation and worries that... Read More

If you sold or used Bitcoin last year, the CRA needs to collect its due

If you sold or used Bitcoin last year, the CRA needs to collect its due
TORONTO — It may seem early to start thinking about filing taxes, but this year’s return could be particularly time-consuming for Canadians who have flocked to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, especially those who don’t realize they owe the government money. No need to worry if you’ve purchased Bitcoin but haven’t touched it since. But once that cryptocurrency is translated into a real-world dollar amount —... Read More

Canadian drillers moving rigs south to chase better prospects in Texas oilfields

Canadian drillers moving rigs south to chase better prospects in Texas oilfields
CALGARY — A growing number of Canadian drilling rigs are being moved south of the border to take advantage of brighter prospects for oil and gas in the United States — and observers say it’s unlikely they will ever return home. A week ago, Calgary-based Akita Drilling Ltd. announced it would enter the U.S. market by moving a rig from Western Canada... Read More

U.S. tax reforms could hurt Canada more than NAFTA pullout: business groups

U.S. tax reforms could hurt Canada more than NAFTA pullout: business groups
OTTAWA — Business associations are warning that substantial tax changes in the U.S. could end up inflicting more damage on the Canadian economy than the possible termination of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Two of the country’s biggest business lobby groups say much of their attention these days is focused on the negatives of the recent U.S. decision to slash corporate taxes to levels comparable to those in Canada. The warning... Read More