Bell Media signs new long-term broadcast agreement with Vice Media

Bell Media signs new long-term broadcast agreement with Vice Media
TORONTO — Bell Media has signed a new long-term agreement that will see it become the exclusive Canadian broadcaster for new programming from Vice Media’s U.S. network Viceland. The shows will debut on multiple Bell Media platforms, including CraveTV, in the fall, the companies said. They say new Vice shows will exclusively air on television on Bell Media channels, while it... 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 (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

BMO launches blockchain-based pilot for fixed-income transactions

BMO launches blockchain-based pilot for fixed-income transactions
TORONTO — The Bank of Montreal’s capital markets arm says it has successfully launched a pilot involving the use of blockchain in a Canadian dollar debt deal transaction. BMO Capital Markets says the fixed-income issuance transaction included the bank as the issuer and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as the buyer of $250 million of one-year floating rate deposit notes. The bank... Read More

CAE Inc. increases quarterly dividend, reports Q1 profit up from year ago

CAE Inc. increases quarterly dividend, reports Q1 profit up from year ago
Montreal-based flight simulator company CAE Inc. increased its dividend as it reported its first-quarter profit and revenue improved compared with a year ago. The simulator maker says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share, up from nine cents. The increased payment to shareholders came as it reported a first-quarter profit attributable to equity holders of $69.4 million... Read More

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not
SAN FRANCISCO — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing so. Computer-science researchers... Read More

Quebecor’s Q2 revenue flat as telecom growth offset by media decline

Quebecor’s Q2 revenue flat as telecom growth offset by media decline
MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc.’s revenue in the second quarter was $1.04 billion, up a slight 0.5 per cent from the same time last year as growth at its telecommunications arm was largely offset by a decline in media revenue. Growth at Quebecor’s Videotron cable, internet and wireless business boosted revenue from telecommunications to $847.2 million, from $826.6 million last year. Revenue... 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 (16,315.08, up 28.78 points) Laramide Resources Ltd. (TSX:LAM). Miner. Unchanged on 12.3 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up two cents, or 0.32 per cent, to $6.18 on 9.41 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 20 cents, or 4.03 per cent, to... Read More

CAE investing $1 billion in innovation over 5 years

CAE investing $1 billion in innovation over 5 years
MONTREAL — Aerospace company CAE is investing $1 billion in innovation over the next five years. CAE president Marc Parent says one of the main objectives of the investment will be to fund a project to develop training solutions in aviation, health care and defence and security. Parent made the announcement this afternoon alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard... 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 (16,286.30, down 133.94 points) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 15 cents, or 2.94 per cent, to $4.96 on 30.72 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 38 cents, or 5.81 per cent, to 14.49 million shares. Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU). Miner. Up 10 cents, or... Read More