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 (14,888.26, down 35.82 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 37 cents, or 3.87 per cent, to $9.18 on 25.5 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 22 cents, or 6.65 per cent, to $3.09 on 12.1 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH). Health care. Down 77 cents, or 4.75 per... Read More

Quebec pot stores to limit operating hours due to supply shortages

Quebec pot stores to limit operating hours due to supply shortages
MONTREAL — Quebec Cannabis Corp. says it will close its 12 stores between Monday and Wednesday until product shortages have stabilized. The provincial cannabis retailer says its new operating schedule will start Monday and continue indefinitely until supply issues are resolved. It adds that limiting its hours to Thursday and Sunday will not eliminate the possibility of shortages in stores as challenges remain for licensed... Read More

Government support for energy sector growth urgently needed, says bank CEO

Government support for energy sector growth urgently needed, says bank CEO
CALGARY — The CEO of the Royal Bank says the oil and gas sector is poised to deliver billions of dollars in new revenue to Canadian governments over the next decade by meeting growing global energy demand but it can’t do it without urgently needed support. Dave McKay, who has previously taken Ottawa to task over Canada’s lagging tax competitiveness with... Read More

Airbus delivers A220 jet to Delta, hoping to bring venture back to black

Airbus delivers A220 jet to Delta, hoping to bring venture back to black
MIRABEL, Que. — Airbus SE delivered its first A220 aircraft to Delta Air Lines Inc. on Friday, the first airline in North America to buy the jet formerly known as the Bombardier C Series. Bombardier chief executive Alain Bellemare says Airbus can lend the plane greater scale and acknowledged that the C Series led his company on a “challenging journey.”... Read More

Low and slow: A tale of online recreational pot orders across Canada

Low and slow: A tale of online recreational pot orders across Canada
Canadians were eager to buy legal cannabis for recreational use online on Oct. 17, as government-run and privately operated pot portals were lit up with thousands of orders within the first 24 hours of legalization day. However, the problems plaguing many of those initial orders such as delivery delays highlights the growing pains facing the newly legal market. The Canadian Press tried to order... Read More

Swoop resuming flights to U.S. after receiving final operating approval

Swoop resuming flights to U.S. after receiving final operating approval
CALGARY — Swoop is resuming all scheduled flights to the U.S. after receiving its final operating approval. The discount subsidiary of WestJet Airlines says flights that have been cancelled will resume starting Saturday. The affected flights were from Hamilton, Ont., and Abbotsford, B.C., to Las Vegas and various cities in Florida. An inaugural flight from Edmonton to Mesa, Ariz., will take off Saturday as... Read More

Aben Resources CEO Jim Pettit, to speak at the San Francisco Silver and Gold Summit

Aben Resources CEO Jim Pettit, to speak at the San Francisco Silver and Gold Summit
This weekend, Aben Resources CEO Jim Pettit will speak at the San Francisco Silver and Gold Summit. Gathering the top thought leaders, CEO’s, investment professionals and retail investors from around the world, the Silver and Gold Summit provides an unmatched opportunity for investors to get a behind the scenes look at how to make money investing in the resource industry. Currently,... Read More

Google app tested in Venezuela takes swipe at press censors

Google app tested in Venezuela takes swipe at press censors
CARACAS, Venezuela — Google has unveiled a tool meant to help fight press censorship around the world, testing it first in Venezuela, where journalists say they’re battling a government bent on burying online stories that expose corruption and human rights abuses. News junkies in Venezuela clicking on links to independent websites have been frustrated in recent years by messages on... Read More

Airline revenue is rising but so too are costs

Airline revenue is rising but so too are costs
DALLAS — Airlines have figured out how to extract more money from passengers, and they will need it to cover rising costs for their own fuel, labour and other expenses. Not long ago, investors demanded that the airlines boost prices, even if it meant reducing flights to create a shortage of seats. Now they are obsessed with controlling expenses. They... Read More

U.S. Exxon lawsuit takes aim at Alberta oilsands over climate risks

U.S. Exxon lawsuit takes aim at Alberta oilsands over climate risks
A lawsuit filed this week in a U.S. court says ExxonMobil has dramatically underestimated the risks its oilsands assets face from efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The lawsuit, filed after a three-year investigation by the New York attorney general’s office, charges that Exxon deliberately lowballed by $30 billion the carbon costs faced by 14 different Alberta oilsands operations it runs... Read More