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 (14,924.08, up 14.95 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up nine cents, or 0.95 per cent, to $9.55 on 34 million shares. Goldcorp. Inc. (TSX:G). Gold. Down $2.50 or 18.4 per cent, to $11.09 on 12.1 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Up $1.50, or 10.19 per... Read More

Delays in Ontario cannabis delivery could push consumers back to black market: critics

Delays in Ontario cannabis delivery could push consumers back to black market: critics
TORONTO — The Ontario government is coming under fire for delays in the delivery of legal cannabis in the province, with critics suggesting consumers could revert back to the black market. Just over a week after recreational marijuana became legal, the provincially run Ontario Cannabis Store website is warning consumers that delivery times for their orders may be longer than expected due to “extremely high... Read More

Husky Energy reports third-quarter profit up from year ago, tops expectations

Husky Energy reports third-quarter profit up from year ago, tops expectations
CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc. topped expectations as it said it earned $545 million in its latest quarter, up sharply from $136 million in the same quarter last year. The energy company says the profit amounted to 53 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with a profit of 13 cents per share a year ago. Production... Read More

CBSA and Montreal port dip toe into blockchain to tug shipping into digital age

CBSA and Montreal port dip toe into blockchain to tug shipping into digital age
MONTREAL — The Canada Border Services Agency and the Port of Montreal are signing on for a trial run of a technology that aims to streamline freight shipping using the power of blockchain. The federal customs agency and the country’s second-biggest port say they’re dipping their toes into a digital database that functions as a “distributed ledger,” sharing and syncing... Read More

Freedom Mobile is star of Shaw’s Q4 as cable, internet provider transforms business

Freedom Mobile is star of Shaw’s Q4 as cable, internet provider transforms business
CALGARY — Shaw Communications had a $200-million profit in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, a year of significant changes for the cable, internet and wireless company as more than 1,300 employees departed through voluntary buyouts. Net income for the Calgary-based company was equal to 39 cents per diluted share, down from a net income of $481 million or 96 cents per share... Read More

Dam sale boosts Q3 profit for Teck Resources, but lower commodity prices sting

Dam sale boosts Q3 profit for Teck Resources, but lower commodity prices sting
VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. reported a profit of $1.3 billion in its third quarter, boosted by the sale of the Waneta Dam. The miner says the profit amounted to $2.23 per share for the three months ended Sept. 30, compared with $584 million or $1.01 per share a year ago. Revenue totalled $3.2 billion, up from $3.1 billion. On... Read More

Crescent Point reports $30.5M Q3 profit compared with a loss a year ago

Crescent Point reports $30.5M Q3 profit compared with a loss a year ago
CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. posted a profit of $30.5 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $270.6 million a year ago. The energy company says the profit amounted to six cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30 compared with a loss of 50 cents per share in the same quarter last year. Production... Read More

Atlantic Canada’s digital economy growing, although rural areas lagging: report

Atlantic Canada’s digital economy growing, although rural areas lagging: report
HALIFAX — A new report says the digital economy appears to be on the rise in Atlantic Canada, thanks to a large increase in household internet usage. The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says 88 per cent of households were using the internet in 2016, compared with 12 per cent in 1997. The report card, issued Thursday by the independent policy research organization, says... Read More