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 (16,104.43, up 31.29 points).   Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up five cents, or 0.4 per cent, to $12.46 on 24.3 million shares. MEG Energy Corp. (TSX:MEG). Energy. Up $3.04, or 37.9 per cent, to $11.07 on 19.6 million shares. RNC Minerals. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up five cents, or 5.62 per cent,... Read More

Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, East Side Mario’s restaurant chain hit by malware outbreak

Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, East Side Mario’s restaurant chain hit by malware outbreak
VAUGHAN, Ont. — Recipe Unlimited Corp. says some of its Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, East Side Mario’s and other restaurants are experiencing a partial network outage after a malware outbreak. The company says it learned of the outbreak on Friday and as a precaution took a number of its systems offline and suspended internet access to affected locations. Some restaurants have... Read More

Oil surges and loonie rises but markets muted on new NAFTA deal

Oil surges and loonie rises but markets muted on new NAFTA deal
TORONTO — The price of oil hit a four-year high and the Canadian dollar rose to its highest level since May, but the reaction of North American markets to a tentative trade deal to replace NAFTA was fairly subdued. The loonie traded at an average of 78.11 cents US, up from an average of 77.25 cents US on Friday. The S&P/TSX composite index closed... Read More

A look at the range of reactions to the new USMCA deal

A look at the range of reactions to the new USMCA deal
Here’s what political and industry leaders are saying about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement: ____ “It’s an agreement that, when enacted, will be good for Canadian workers, good for Canadian business, and good for Canadian families. It’s an agreement that removes uncertainty for our manufacturers and investors,  and improves labour rights for all North Americans. And it’s an agreement that will... Read More

Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces October 2018 Dividend

Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces October 2018 Dividend
TORONTO – Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation (TSX: AI) is pleased to announce that its board of directors has declared a dividend for the month of October 2018 of $0.075 per common share, to be paid November 12, 2018 to shareholders of record October 31, 2018. Atrium pays monthly dividends currently at an annual rate of $0.90 per share, plus a... Read More

Bank of Canada studying issues around a central bank digital currency

Bank of Canada studying issues around a central bank digital currency
CALGARY — A senior Bank of Canada official says the central bank is looking at the key questions around the design of a digital currency and the issues surrounding such an idea. However, deputy governor Timothy Lane says that unless the risks associated with a central bank digital currency can be managed through appropriate design, the bank would not recommend... Read More

Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal

Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal
Reaction from Canadian business groups to the terms of a renegotiated trade pact between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico range from relief to dismay as the details of the proposed new pact begin to sink in. The deal, which U.S. President Donald Trump said he plans to call the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), was reached late Sunday night amid 11th-hour... Read More

Former Tangerine CEO to head medical marijuana company CannTrust

Former Tangerine CEO to head medical marijuana company CannTrust
TORONTO — The former chief executive of Scotiabank’s online bank Tangerine is now CEO of marijuana company CannTrust. The Ontario-based licensed medical cannabis producer says Peter Aceto has been appointed to the top job, effective immediately. CannTrust says co-founder and CEO Eric Paul has stepped down from his role at the helm and has been named chairman of the board... Read More

Canadian dollar, Toronto stock index up moderately after Canada-U.S. trade deal

Canadian dollar, Toronto stock index up moderately after Canada-U.S. trade deal
TORONTO — The Canada’s main stock market index and the dollar were up moderately in the first day of trading since Sunday’s tentative trade deal involving Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 40.80 points at 16,113.94 as of 11 a.m. EDT. in a narrow advance led by the market’s health-care sector, energy sector and Canada’s three largest auto... Read More

Uranium Energy Corp Increases Previously Announced Underwritten Public Offering to $20 Million

Uranium Energy Corp Increases Previously Announced Underwritten Public Offering to $20 Million
CORPUS CHRISTI TX, Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE : UEC ) is pleased to announce that, due to increased demand, its underwriters have now agreed to purchase 12,613,049 units of the Company, at a price of $1.60per Unit, with each Unit consisting of one common share of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant for gross proceeds of approximately $20 million . ... Read More