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 (16,029.64, down 12.48 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 40 cents, or 4.85 per cent, to $7.85 on 45.5 million shares. Fortune Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FT). Miner. Up 3.5 cents, or 13.73 per cent, to 29 cents on 9.8 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Down 59 cents, or 4.89... Read More

Total number of Canadians impacted by cyber attack passes 19,000: Equifax Canada

Total number of Canadians impacted by cyber attack passes 19,000: Equifax Canada
TORONTO — Equifax Canada has revised the number of Canadians caught up in a massive data breach earlier this year, saying an investigation has found that more than 19,000 were affected. The company previously said about 8,000 Canadian customers had their personal information compromised in the cyber attack, but couldn’t say how many additional credit cards were impacted across the country. Equifax issued a statement... Read More

Vancouver food delivery app ParcelPal gets surge in downloads

Vancouver food delivery app ParcelPal gets surge in downloads
Vancouver based technology company ParcelPal Technologies Inc. announced over the weekend that its food delivery app has exceeded 3000 downloads in just over a month. The ParcelPal app enables customers to place orders from over 100 Vancouver restaurants directly through the app and does not require any further action from customers. Although the service currently only covers... Read More

PokerStars owner sells its stake in NYX Gaming for $35 million to Scientific Games

PokerStars owner sells its stake in NYX Gaming for $35 million to Scientific Games
TORONTO — The Stars Group Inc. (TSX:TSGI) has agreed to sell all of its stake in NYX Gaming Group Ltd. for $35.5 million cash to a company that’s been working on a friendly takeover of the Las Vegas-based company (TSXV:NYX). The buyer is Scientific Games Corp. (Nasdaq:SGMS) which will pay $2.40 for each ordinary share of NYX and each preferred share of... 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 (16,074.30, up 0.72 of a point) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 32 cents, or 4.98 per cent, to $6.74 on 20.3 million shares. The Alberta-based cannabis producer has signed a deal to acquire greenhouse design firm Larssen Ltd. Aurora says it intends to use its ownership of Larssen to pressure other... Read More

Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack
TORONTO — Uber is owning up to a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of customers around the world, but is not saying how many Canadians have been affected. Uber Canada’s blog says names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of 57 million riders were taken, but did not provide specifics about where the customers are. It specifies only that hackers took... Read More

RBC joining global tech giants in setting up lab in AI-friendly Montreal

RBC joining global tech giants in setting up lab in AI-friendly Montreal
MONTREAL — Canada’s largest bank is joining global tech giants in setting up a research lab in Montreal to take advantage of the city’s growing artificial intelligence expertise. The Royal Bank of Canada will open a Borealis AI lab in the new year, joining labs in Toronto and Edmonton. It hopes to have 10 researchers on staff in the first year of operation. “(Montreal) is absolutely one... Read More

Cyber Insecurity: the high stakes of data protection in an interconnected world

Cyber Insecurity: the high stakes of data protection in an interconnected world
TORONTO — What is nearly imperceptible, leaks important secrets and can keep Canada’s top bankers up at night? A cyberattack. It’s not a punch line but a seriously haunting prospect for those in the upper echelons of Canadian governments and corporations. When Victor Dodig checks his phone in the morning, the chief executive of CIBC dreads reading that any government or corporation, anywhere in the world, has been hacked, he told... Read More

Materials and technology sectors lower as TSX slips, U.S. markets down

Materials and technology sectors lower as TSX slips, U.S. markets down
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index headed lower in late-morning trading amid weakness in the materials and technology sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 20.62 points to 16,084.73, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 90.38 points to 23,472.98. The S&P 500 index was down 8.96 points to 2,585.42 and the... Read More

IBM urges B.C. government to use blockchain to track marijuana sales

IBM urges B.C. government to use blockchain to track marijuana sales
IBM Corp. is urging the B.C. government to use blockchain to track marijuana sales throughout the entire supply chain once recreational cannabis is legal next year. The U.S. technology giant says blockchain can help the province track cannabis from seed to sale in a secure way. IBM made these comments in its submission earlier this month as part of the B.C. government’s public... Read More