Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,244.59, up 77.03 points).
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up 29 cents, or 6.64 per cent, to $4.66 on 13.2 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 25 cents, or 1.92 per cent, to $12.78 on 10.6 million shares.
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings. (TSX:TGOD). Health care. Down five cents, or 0.99 per cent, to $5.02 on 9.5 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 28 cents, or 1.21 per cent, to $22.92 on 8.4 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 14 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $9.85 on 6.8 million shares.
The Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Financials. Down 30 cents, or 0.41 per cent, to $72.48 on 6.8 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Down 80 cents to $61.50. Canopy Growth has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Earlier this year, Canopy was granted a licence by the state of New York to process and produce hemp, a member of the cannabis plant family.
Air Canada (TSX:AC). Up two cents to $31.46, WestJet Airlines. (TSX:WJA). Up 28 cents to $19.24. Canada’s two largest airlines have at least one of the optional safety features on their Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft that were reportedly lacking on the jets that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia. Air Canada and WestJet Airlines both say they purchased disagree lights used by the aircraft’s software system during flight to avert stalls.
Hudbay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM). Up five cents to $9.35. Hudbay Minerals has proposed numerous measures to reduce impacts on the environment, including what it says is an “unprecedented” use of dry-stack tailings to secure approval at its nearly US$2-billion copper mine in Arizona. The company plans to squeeze water for reuse from about 528 million tonnes of processed ore, the equivalent weight of close to 5,000 CN Towers, to reduce water use by about half compared with its consumption if it were to use conventional tailings.
The Canadian Press