North American stock markets end the week virtually unchanged as dollar drops

North American stock markets end the week virtually unchanged as dollar drops
TORONTO — North American stocks ended the week virtually flat on the day, with Canada’s main stock index getting a lift primarily from the volatile health-care sector which includes some of the big names in the marijuana space. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 11.78 points to 16,013.49. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 8.68 points to 26,154.67. The S&P... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,013.49, up 11.78 points).   Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 24 cents, or 2.89 per cent, to $8.54 on 25.1 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Healthcare. Up $2.25, or 13 per cent, to $19.55 on 19 million shares. RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up four cents, or 16.7 per cent,... Read More

Osisko Gold adds 5.4 million shares of Osisko Metals

Osisko Gold adds 5.4 million shares of Osisko Metals
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd.  said Thursday September 13 that it has acquired direct ownership of 5.4 million common shares of Osisko Metals Inc.  for 55 cents a share. Prior to the transaction, Osisko held just over 9 million common shares of Osisko Metals, and warrants entitling it so purchase 1.25 million common shares. Assuming the warrants were exercised, Osisko... Read More

Vale completes billion-dollar Sudbury smelter emissions reduction project

Vale completes billion-dollar Sudbury smelter emissions reduction project
SUDBURY, Ont. — Vale Canada Ltd. says it has completed a billion-dollar project to reduce emissions at its Sudbury, Ont., smelter complex that has made the distinct ‘superstack’ chimney at the site obsolete. The company, a subsidiary of Brazil-based Vale S.A., says the upgrades will reduce sulphur dioxide emissions by 85 per cent as well as reduce metal particulate emissions by 40 per cent. The modernization,... Read More

OECD calls on Canada needs to spend more on aid to increase its global “heft”

OECD calls on Canada needs to spend more on aid to increase its global “heft”
OTTAWA — A major international report has concluded that the Trudeau government’s lofty rhetoric about being “back” on the world stage needs the added “heft” of more foreign aid spending. The Paris-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development reached that conclusion in a report released today by its Development Assistance Committee. The report is part of the OECD’s rotating five-year... Read More