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 (15,675.28, up 58.92 points) First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 65 cents, or 3.61 per cent, to $18.65 on 11.4 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, or 0.80 per cent, to $3.76 on 10.9 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 22... Read More

‘Sweep’ finds misleading advertising ‘prevalent’ in affiliate marketing

‘Sweep’ finds misleading advertising ‘prevalent’ in affiliate marketing
TORONTO — Canada’s telecommunications regulator says that more than 200 websites have been flagged for follow up by a multinational group investigating problems with a common type of electronic marketing that frequently involves misleading advertising. The problem sites were found last summer through an investigation co-ordinated by the Unsolicited Communications Enforcement Network (UCENet), which includes Canada. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission... Read More

Oil, NAFTA trade talk optimism help boost loonie and Toronto market

Oil, NAFTA trade talk optimism help boost loonie and Toronto market
TORONTO — Rising oil prices and optimism on NAFTA trade talks helped push the dollar and Canada’s main stock index higher Wednesday while U.S. markets ended slightly down after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates. The Canadian dollar climbed 0.70 of a US cent to close at 77.17 cents US after encouraging news on both commodities and trade, said Kash Pashootan,... Read More

Canadians joining #DeleteFacebook amid fears about electoral meddling: experts

Canadians joining #DeleteFacebook amid fears about electoral meddling: experts
Many Canadians are pledging to delete their Facebook accounts as part of an online campaign encouraging people to permanently log off the site amid mounting concerns that the social media giant is inappropriately sharing users’ information beyond their circle of friends. Privacy experts say numerous Canadians are taking to other social media platforms to join in on the #DeleteFacebook hashtag in the wake of recent revelations about... Read More

Elon Musk’s Tesla pay package could net him $50 billion

Elon Musk’s Tesla pay package could net him $50 billion
DETROIT — Shareholders of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. have approved an ambitious pay package for iconic CEO Elon Musk that could net him more than $50 billion if he meets lofty milestones over the next decade. A company filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed shareholders supported the pay deal by a large margin.... Read More

Scotiabank CEO downplays concerns raised over Canadian debt levels

Scotiabank CEO downplays concerns raised over Canadian debt levels
TORONTO — Scotiabank’s chief executive says he disagrees with recent red flags raised over Canada’s high debt levels by an international body, and that he is “comfortable” with the lender’s risk profile. Brian Porter told a University of Toronto conference that he had a “different perspective” from the International Monetary Fund’s recent warning and said they should look at the “other... Read More