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 (16,090.27, down 10.67 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down seven cents, or 0.85 per cent, to $8.12 on 17.4 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Down 98 cents, or 4.59 per cent, to $20.37 on 17.1 million shares. HEXO Corp. (TSX:HEXO). Healthcare. Down seven cents, or 0.99 per cent, to $7.03 on... Read More

Canadian decision within weeks on steel safeguards, says Bains

Canadian decision within weeks on steel safeguards, says Bains
HAMILTON — The federal government plans to make a decision on safeguards against steel dumping in the coming weeks, Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said Friday. Speaking at a summit on the steel industry in Hamilton, Ont., Bains said the government is looking at the data and feedback it received from recent consultations on how to protect the industry from the risk of cheap steel imports. “The Department of Finance, my... Read More

Tesla chief accounting officer resigns after a month

Tesla chief accounting officer resigns after a month
NEW YORK — Tesla’s chief accounting officer, Dave Morton, is resigning after a month on the job because of the public attention and fast pace the post entails. In premarket trading, Tesla shares slid 7 per cent to $261. In a regulatory filing Friday, the electric vehicle maker reported that Morton has no disagreements with Tesla’s leadership or its financial reporting. Morton... Read More

Canada’s ever-volatile labour report posts ‘messy’ results for August

Canada’s ever-volatile labour report posts ‘messy’ results for August
OTTAWA — Canada’s seesawing employment report posted particularly volatile numbers last month that showed big, mid-summer gains had essentially been wiped out by August. The economy lost 51,600 net jobs last month in a decrease that helped drive the national unemployment rate to six per cent, up from 5.8 per cent in July, Statistics Canada reported Friday in its monthly labour force survey. Last month’s drop, fuelled by the loss of 92,000 part-time positions, largely eliminated July’s healthy net... Read More

Local governments should get 40 per cent of B.C.’s pot revenue: advocacy group

Local governments should get 40 per cent of B.C.’s pot revenue: advocacy group
VANCOUVER — The advocacy group for local governments in British Columbia wants the provincial government to fork over a 40 per cent share of its marijuana tax revenue when the drug becomes legal. The Union of B.C. Municipalities has tabled a resolution asking the provincial government to provide local governments with $50 million of the projected provincial cannabis excise tax revenue of... Read More

Tahoe Resources reaches truce with Peruvian protesters, resumes work at gold mine

Tahoe Resources reaches truce with Peruvian protesters, resumes work at gold mine
VANCOUVER — Tahoe Resources Inc. has restarted its La Arena gold mine in Peru following an agreement to end a protest and begin a formal dialogue to resolve complaints raised by members of the community of La Ramada. The Vancouver-based metals miner said Friday talks between Tahoe Peru and protesters would be hosted by the government’s mines ministry. Work at... Read More

British Airways travellers’ credit card details hacked

British Airways travellers’ credit card details hacked
LONDON — Hackers obtained the credit card details of some 380,000 British Airways travellers during a two-week data breach this summer that leaves the customers vulnerable to financial fraud, the airline says. BA chief executive Alex Cruz said Friday that enough data was stolen to allow criminals to use credit card information for illicit purposes, and that police are investigating. “We know... Read More

Hexo says shareholder comments, not undisclosed news, behind stock rise

Hexo says shareholder comments, not undisclosed news, behind stock rise
TORONTO — Marijuana company Hexo Corp. says it is not aware of any undisclosed news or change to its operations that would account for recent volatility in its stock market activity. The Quebec-based company made the statement at the request of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers and their trading in... Read More

Former CIBC executive Tom Woods named chairman of the board at Hydro One

Former CIBC executive Tom Woods named chairman of the board at Hydro One
TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. says former CIBC executive Tom Woods has been named permanent chairman of its board of directors. Woods has been serving in the job on an interim basis since Aug. 14. The board of directors at the utility as well as its chief executive resigned earlier this year amid pressure from Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government. Woods... Read More