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 (16,004.40, up 5.83 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 34 cents, or 6.17 per cent, to $5.85 on 15.7 million shares. The marijuana producer is pushing ahead with plans for an all-stock takeover offer for CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CMED) after failing to reach an agreement with the company’s board.... Read More

Morneau under fire from opponents over conflict of interest allegations

Morneau under fire from opponents over conflict of interest allegations
OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau is under fire from both sides of the House of Commons today for his involvement in a pension bill that opponents say could benefit his former company. Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson is examining Morneau’s involvement in the pension bill, which could benefit a firm in which he owned some $21 million worth of shares. Conservative House leader Candice Bergen says Dawson’s examination of Morneau’s... Read More

Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline in close vote

Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline in close vote
CALGARY — Nebraska’s Public Service Commission has approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a 3 to 2 vote, clearing the last major regulatory hurdle for the controversial $10 billion project. The panel’s approval came with a tight margin of victory for the pipeline, which would transport about 830,000 barrels of oil a day from Hardisty, Alta. to Steele City, Neb. The vote comes... Read More

Aurora going ahead with CanniMed offer after failing to reach deal with board

Aurora going ahead with CanniMed offer after failing to reach deal with board
TORONTO — Aurora Cannabis Inc. is pushing ahead with plans for an all-stock takeover offer for CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. after failing to reach an agreement with the company’s board. The company proposed the deal last week and gave the CanniMed board until Friday to respond. However, Aurora said Monday morning that the board has not replied and it would go... Read More

Telus joins Rogers in seeking to extend wireless code Dec. 1 deadline

Telus joins Rogers in seeking to extend wireless code Dec. 1 deadline
TORONTO — Telus Corp. has joined Rogers Communications Inc. in saying it can’t meet a Dec. 1 deadline for completing changes to the way customers are billed for extra data usage and international roaming charges. Vancouver-based Telus (TSX:T) is asking the CRTC for permission to extend the deadline for updating its billing system to March 31, 2018 — although it anticipates... Read More