Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,371.55, up 61.56 points)
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up $2.36, or 19.97 per cent, to $14.18 on 64.3 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Up $3.53, or 10.91 per cent, to $35.90 on 11.6 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up $1.27, or 6.29 per cent, to $21.46 on 6.6 million shares.
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Up $1.93, or 12.85 per cent, to $16.95 on 6.2 million shares.
Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Bank. Up 46 cents, or 0.62 per cent, to $74.17 on 4.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down five cents, or 1.69 per cent, to $2.91 on 4.4 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CMED). Health care. Up $1.98, or 8.20 per cent, to $26.13 on 695,701 shares. The Saskatoon-based company is urging its shareholders to reject a hostile takeover bid by competitor Aurora Cannabis Inc., criticizing the value of the proposed deal and its effect on its share price. In a letter to shareholders released Wednesday, the medical marijuana producer said its shares are trading above Aurora’s offer of $24 and would likely be higher if it were not for the all-stock hostile bid.
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