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 (16,148.50, down 182.17 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up $1.04, or 19.48 per cent, to $6.38 on 32.12 million shares. Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Healthcare. Up $10.04, or 31.26 per cent, to $42.20 on 18.39 million shares. The company rallied sharply after alcohol giant Constellation Brands said... Read More

Metro faces supplier pressure, expects higher grocery prices in the future

Metro faces supplier pressure, expects higher grocery prices in the future
Canadian grocery giant Metro Inc. is already facing pressure from suppliers to accept higher prices in light of a recent tariff war with the United States and consumers should expect slightly higher food bills in the future, its CEO said Wednesday. “We’re starting to get demands from some suppliers who are, whose products will be, affected by the new tariffs,” Eric La Fleche said during... Read More

E-commerce giant Shopify bans sale of some firearms and accessories

E-commerce giant Shopify bans sale of some firearms and accessories
Shopify is banning the sale of some firearms and their related parts through its platform. A policy update that the Ottawa-based e-commerce firm quietly posted this week shows Shopify merchants can no longer use the platform to sell automatic firearms that have not been rendered inoperable and semi-automatic firearms that have the capacity to accept a detachable magazine. Also off-limits are a handful of gun... Read More

Uncertainty looms over Canada’s cannabis tourism, but ambitions are high

Uncertainty looms over Canada’s cannabis tourism, but ambitions are high
TORONTO — Longtime marijuana advocate Neev Tapiero is ready for the cannabis-driven tourists to come, and he’s not waiting for legalization to roll out the welcome mat. The former dispensary owner anticipates an influx of visitors eager to try Canadian weed once recreational use is legalized Oct. 17, and is already courting foreign travellers through his Toronto-based tour company Canadian Kush... Read More

DavidsTea to be sold in grocery stores, signs deal with Loblaw Companies

DavidsTea to be sold in grocery stores, signs deal with Loblaw Companies
MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. has signed a deal that will see its tea sachets for sale at grocery stores across Canada. The company has inked an agreement with Loblaw Companies Ltd. that will see several of the grocer’s banners carry the tea. DavidsTea packs are expected to be available in a range of Loblaw banners including: Loblaws, Independent, Zehrs, Valu-Mart, Atlantic... Read More

Weed’s want ads longer, marijuana job searches up as industry grows: study

Weed’s want ads longer, marijuana job searches up as industry grows: study
OTTAWA — The growth of Canada’s soon-to-be-legal recreational pot industry is starting to create a small buzz among job hunters. The job website Indeed has released new numbers that show cannabis-related searches, while still small, were more than four times higher last month compared to the year before. The data say weed-related searches increased to 26 out of every 10,000 searches, up from six. Employers, the data found, have also been looking for more help within... Read More

Ontario to sell pot online in fall, in private retail stores next year

Ontario to sell pot online in fall, in private retail stores next year
TORONTO — Ontario says it will sell recreational cannabis through an online retail channel when it is legalized this fall, with plans to have pot in private retail stores early next year. The online sales will be operated by a government agency called the Ontario Cannabis Store. The province says a “tightly regulated” private retail model will start operation by April 1,... 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 (16,326.51, down 90.47 points) Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 12 cents, or 5.69 per cent, to $1.99 on 18.85 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down three cents, or 0.63 per cent, to $4.70 on 18 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare.... 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 (16,416.98, up 101.90 points) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down three cents, or 0.63 per cent, to $4.73 on 8.05 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up seven cents, or 1.13 per cent, to $6.25 on 6.16 million shares. Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up... Read More

Pot-based medical pet products closer to fruition as research grows

Pot-based medical pet products closer to fruition as research grows
TORONTO — Canadian pets are a few steps closer to getting their paws on pot-based medical treatments in Canada as more cannabis companies research marijuana’s efficacy for companion animals. Canopy Growth Corp. is the latest medical marijuana company to enter the potentially lucrative pet market with its announcement this week that it will embark on a Health Canada-approved clinical trial to research the use of cannabis-based products to treat animal anxiety. The... Read More