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 (15,484.32, up 29.90 points) Champion Iron Ltd. (TSX:CIA). Miner. Down one cent, or 0.91 per cent, to $1.09 on 21.03 million shares. Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Down 42 cents, or 3.31 per cent, to $12.28 on 6.2 million shares. Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas.... Read More

Great-West Lifeco Inc. acquires strategic investment in Irish company

Great-West Lifeco Inc. acquires strategic investment in Irish company
WINNIPEG — Great-West Lifeco Inc. has signed a deal to acquire a strategic investment in Invesco Ltd. (Ireland), an employee benefit consulting and private wealth management firm. Financial terms of the deal done by Great-West’s subsidiary Irish Life Group Ltd. were not immediately available. Invesco is expected to continue to operate independently under its existing brand and with the same senior... Read More

High cost of dental services prompting some patients to seek alternative options

High cost of dental services prompting some patients to seek alternative options
MONTREAL — An unaffordable price tag kept Melanie Laxson out of the dentist’s chair until the pain became unbearable. With no access to insurance, the 38-year-old says there’s no way she could afford the full cost of a dentist. Canadians spend about $12 billion per year on dental services, but six million people annually avoid dentists because of costs, said a 2014 report... Read More

Medicine Hat, Alta., to be home to new cannabis operation

Medicine Hat, Alta., to be home to new cannabis operation
EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is acquiring about 29 hectares of land in Medicine Hat, Alta., to build a new high-tech cannabis facility. The company says a memorandum of understanding with the city includes a prospective 10-year, 42 megawatt energy supply agreement. Aurora says the new facility, to be named “Aurora Sun,” will be the size of 21... Read More

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 (15,300.38, up 26.41 points) Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (TSX:AAR.UN). Real Estate. Down one cent, or 0.12 per cent, to $8.07 on 11.7 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 20 cents, or 2.29 per cent, to $8.93 on 11.6 million shares. Neovasc Inc. (TSX:NVC). Medical devices. Down... Read More

Aphria earns $12.9M Q3 profit, boosted by sale of Liberty Health Sciences shares

Aphria earns $12.9M Q3 profit, boosted by sale of Liberty Health Sciences shares
LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Licensed medical marijuana producer Aphria Inc. reported a $12.9-million profit in its latest quarter, boosted by the sale of some of its shares in U.S. company Liberty Health Sciences. The company says the profit amounted to eight cents per share for the quarter ended Feb. 28 compared with a profit of nearly $5 million or four cents per... Read More

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 (15,273.97, up 4.70 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 69 cents, or 8.58 per cent, to $8.73 on 17.5 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 53 cents, or 3.60 per cent, to $15.25 on 9.2 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Up $1.48, or 14.92 per... Read More

Canadian pharmacy to be fined millions for illegal imports

Canadian pharmacy to be fined millions for illegal imports
HELENA, Mont. — An online pharmacy that bills itself as Canada’s largest is expected to be fined $34 million Friday for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States, a sentence that one advocacy group called too light for such a heinous crime. Canada Drugs has filled millions of prescriptions by offering itself as a safe... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,269.27, up 11.37 points) Neovasc Inc. (TSX:NVC). Medical devices. Unchanged at 6.5 cents on 10.8 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 11 cents, or 1.39 per cent, to $8.04 on 6.6 million shares. Trinidad Drilling Ltd. (TSX:TDG). Oil and gas. Up 12 cents, or 6.52 per... 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 (15,257.90, down 4.24 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up four cents, or 0.51 per cent, to $7.93 on 14.4 million shares. B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 4.03 per cent, to $3.61 on 9.4 million shares. Champion Iron Limited (TSX:CIA). Miner. Down four cents, or... Read More