Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,082.31, up 68.82 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up $1.44, or 16.9 per cent, to $9.98 on 63.3 million shares. RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up 12 cents, or 42.9 per cent, to 40 cents on 25.9 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Down three cents, or 0.15 per cent, to... Read More

Saudi sovereign fund invests $1B in US electric car firm

Saudi sovereign fund invests $1B in US electric car firm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund invested over $1 billion Monday in an American electric car manufacturer just weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk earlier claimed the kingdom would help his own firm go private. Tesla stock dropped briefly Monday in reaction to the news, the same day that the Saudi fund announced it had taken... Read More

Pipeline plan coming by end of month, possibly guided by a former judge

Pipeline plan coming by end of month, possibly guided by a former judge
OTTAWA — A senior federal source says the Liberals are considering hiring a former top judge to guide a renewed consultation with Indigenous communities on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The Federal Court of Appeal last month quashed the approval given to the project, saying the consultation with Indigenous communities wasn’t good enough and criticizing the lack of attention paid to the environmental impact of... Read More

Stocks push higher in Toronto, while U.S. stock markets step lower

Stocks push higher in Toronto, while U.S. stock markets step lower
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index climbed higher in late-morning trading, boosted by gains in the consumer staples, telecommunications and health care sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 91.82 points at 16,105.31. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 29.53 points at 26,125.14. The S&P 500 index was down 11.25 points at 2,893.73, while the Nasdaq... Read More

Aurora Cannabis shares rise on reported talks with Coca-Cola

Aurora Cannabis shares rise on reported talks with Coca-Cola
EDMONTON — Shares of Aurora Cannabis Inc. were up as much as 17 per cent today after a report the marijuana producer was in talks with the Coca-Cola Company to develop pot-infused drinks. The Edmonton-based company’s stock briefly rose above the $10 mark in early trading after the report by BNN Bloomberg, citing sources. Aurora Cannabis shares traded for $9.62, up nearly... Read More

Canadian home sales rise by 0.9 per cent between July and August: CREA

Canadian home sales rise by 0.9 per cent between July and August: CREA
OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales rose by 0.9 per cent between July and August, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The growth came as roughly half of all local markets saw a month-over-month increase, led by the Greater Toronto Area, along with gains in Montreal and Edmonton. Compared with a year ago, sales were down 3.8... Read More

American Creek Samples High Grade Gold in BC’s Golden Triangle

American Creek Samples High Grade Gold in BC’s Golden Triangle
VANCOUVER – American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSXV: AMK) is pleased to report final assays from high-grade gold samples that have now been received from the late fall of 2017 sampling program that was conducted at the company’s 100% owned Dunwell Mine project located in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia. A total of 30 rock samples were collected from multiple... Read More

Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025
GENEVA — More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos economic forum said in a report released Monday that highlights the speed with which the labour market will change in coming years. The World Economic Forum estimates that machines will be responsible for 52 per cent of the division of labour as share of hours... Read More

Northwestel’s upgraded satellite internet to roll out across Nunavut

Northwestel’s upgraded satellite internet to roll out across Nunavut
IQALUIT, Nunavut — BCE Inc’s Northwestel says it will begin providing a faster satellite-based internet service for homes throughout Nunavut, starting with the territorial capital of Iqaluit on Oct. 1. Upgraded broadband service to the territory’s 24 other communities will become available over the coming months, starting with Cambridge Bay, Arviat and Rankin Inlet. The service upgrade is enabled by the launch of... Read More