Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,605.15, up 101.02 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 31 cents, or 4.43 per cent, to $6.68 on 11.4 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Down 87 cents, or 5.06 per cent, to $16.32 on 8.1 million shares. Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 79 cents,... Read More

Aimia shareholders opt to sell Aeroplan to Air Canada consortium in vote

Aimia shareholders opt to sell Aeroplan to Air Canada consortium in vote
MONTREAL — Shareholders of Aimia Inc. have voted to sell its Aeroplan loyalty program to an Air Canada-led consortium. The $450-million deal will see Air Canada buy Aeroplan for cash and assume $1.9 billion in liabilities to points holders, partially backed by two banks that offer Aeroplan credit cards. Toronto-Dominion Bank and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce will pay... Read More

New Gold shares climb on Q4 operating results that met revised guidance

New Gold shares climb on Q4 operating results that met revised guidance
TORONTO — Shares of New Gold Inc. climbed more than 10 per cent in early trading after the company reported improved fourth-quarter performance at its troubled Rainy River mine. The Toronto-based company says gold production at its Rainy River mine in Ontario surged 39 per cent in the fourth quarter to 77,202 ounces while production was fairly steady at its New Afton mine in British... Read More

Shoppers Drug Mart lights up medical cannabis e-commerce sales portal

Shoppers Drug Mart lights up medical cannabis e-commerce sales portal
BRAMPTON, Ont. — Shoppers Drug Mart’s e-commerce platform for medical cannabis launched Tuesday, a month after Health Canada licenced the company to sell the product online. Product information is available nationally, but Shoppers Drug Mart can initially only sell medical cannabis to patients in Ontario. Patients will be required to take a medical document similar to a prescription to an Ontario pharmacy to begin the process. Specialized... Read More

Giving up gas: China’s Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

Giving up gas: China’s Shenzhen switches to electric taxis
SHENZHEN, China — One of China’s major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost entirely electric-powered taxi fleet. The high-tech hub of Shenzhen in southern China announced at the start of this year that 99 per cent of the 21,689 taxis operating in the city were electric. Last year, it still had 7,500 gasoline-powered taxis on the roads. A... Read More

Aurora Cannabis reports Q4 revenue expected to be between $50M and $55M

Aurora Cannabis reports Q4 revenue expected to be between $50M and $55M
EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it expects to report second-quarter revenue of between $50 million and $55 million. Analysts had expected revenue at the marijuana producer to total about $67 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon. Aurora says the result for the quarter is up from $11.7 million in the same quarter a... Read More

BlackBerry Secure tools revealed at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

BlackBerry Secure tools revealed at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
TORONTO — Anyone who has seen an “Intel Inside” label on a piece of computer technology will instantly grasp what BlackBerry Ltd. is aiming to achieve with its “BlackBerry Secure” branding strategy. The Canadian technology company, based in Waterloo, Ont., unveiled the latest components of BlackBerry Secure on Monday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The announcements were aimed mostly... Read More