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 (16,049.02, down 45.23 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up two cents, or 0.22 per cent, to $9.11 on 40.7 million shares. RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Down four cents, or 14.3 per cent, to 24 cents on 34.8 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Down 79 cents, or 3.66 per cent, to $20.82 on 16.2 million... Read More

Extraordinary Future Set to Raise Millions for Canadian Startups

Extraordinary Future Set to Raise Millions for Canadian Startups
What do eSports, blockchain, psychedelics, and Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie all have in common? They are all being featured at the upcoming Extraordinary Future Conference, in Vancouver, September 19-20. Extraordinary Future is returning to Vancouver Convention Centre East to showcase Canada’s hottest investment opportunities and elevate Vancouver’s technology sector to a level of international recognition. “Our mission is twofold –... Read More

Mastercard tries to erase borders for smaller businesses

Mastercard tries to erase borders for smaller businesses
Mastercard rolled out a digital trade platform Wednesday designed to make it easier for companies to do business around the world. The company’s Mastercard Track will, among other things, help businesses identify and assess potential international customers and suppliers, and manage global payments electronically. The database will include information on more than 150 million companies worldwide. Michael Froman, Mastercard’s vice... Read More

TREB warns realtors on false sales data after $3.1M listing shows $1 price

TREB warns realtors on false sales data after $3.1M listing shows $1 price
TORONTO — The Toronto Real Estate Board is warning realtors not to report inaccurate prices following a ruling that sold data must be made public. The board says in a letter to members that it has received reports that some realtors recorded false sales figures due to customers’ privacy concerns. The Canadian Press obtained a $3.1-million dollar listing in Scarborough that appeared to be reported as... Read More

ATCO buys 40 per cent stake in South American port operator for $450 million

ATCO buys 40 per cent stake in South American port operator for $450 million
Calgary-based ATCO Ltd. says it will buy a 40-per-cent stake in South American port operator Neltume Ports for about $450 million. ATCO, which has interests in logistics, energy, and real estate, says the stake in the port operator and developer will further diversify its business. The deal adds to ATCO’s partnership with Parkland Fuel Corp. subsidiary Ultramar, which owns Neltume Ports. The two companies... Read More

Financials and industrial stocks weigh on TSX, loonie edges higher

Financials and industrial stocks weigh on TSX, loonie edges higher
TORONTO — Financial and industrial stocks helped send Canada’s main stock index down in late-morning trading while energy stocks rose with crude prices. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 81.84 points at 16,012.41. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 13.03 points at 25,094.09. The S&P 500 index was down 4.35 points at 2,883.54, while the Nasdaq composite was... Read More

Roots stock falls to lowest point after earnings results come up short

Roots stock falls to lowest point after earnings results come up short
TORONTO — Roots Corp. share prices dropped to their lowest point since the heritage clothing brand went public last October as second-quarter earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations. The Toronto-based company reported a net loss of $4.08 million, up from a net loss of $8.34 million in the second quarter of last year. It had an adjusted net loss of $0.06 per share in the quarter ended... Read More

N.B. Liberal leader promises to impose pay equity on private businesses

N.B. Liberal leader promises to impose pay equity on private businesses
MONCTON, N.B. — New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says he would impose pay equity on the province’s large businesses if his party is re-elected. He says new pay equity measures would apply to government and other public sector groups by 2020, and to private firms with more than 50 employees by 2022. The 2020 deadline would apply to quasi-public organizations, like universities and... Read More