Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,909.13, down 376.04 points).
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 62 cents, or 6.15 per cent, to $9.46 on 34.9 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 30 cents, or 8.57 per cent, to $3.20 on 22 million shares.
RNC Minerals (TSX:RNX). Metals. Down 16 cents, 20.5 per cent, to 62 cents on 19.8 million shares.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Down $1.16, or 7.3 per cent, to $14.72 on 8.4 million shares.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Down 21 cents, or 7.6 per cent, to $2.55 on 7.3 million shares.
HEXO Corp. (TSX:HEXO). Health care. Down 35 cents, or six per cent, to $5.50 on 7.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX:QSR). Down $1.02 or 1.37 per cent to $73.39. The parent company of Tim Hortons saw sales growth at Canadian locations of the coffee-and-doughnut chain as executives say their work to mend fraught franchisee relations is paying off, though more work remains. Sales at Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada open for 13 months or more, a key retail metric, increased 0.9 per cent in the third quarter, up from 0.6 per cent in the same quarter the previous year.
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH). Down $14.57 or 2.3 per cent to $614.50. Fairfax says it is merging its Sporting Life Inc. and Golf Town Ltd. brands. The two sporting goods retailers will operate separately with their own branding and management teams, but will make joint investments in technology, staffing and their supply chains. Fairfax and Signature Global Asset Management, a division of CI Investments Inc., acquired Golf Town and its 47 stores in 2016. Fairfax purchased 75 per cent of Sporting Life in 2011 from founders from David and Patti Russell.
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