Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,193.41, down 104.14 points). Roxgold Inc. (TSX:ROXG). Materials. Up two cents, or 2.25 per cent, to 91 cents on 9.8 million shares. Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 89 cents, or 1.8 per cent, to $50.30 on 7.4 million shares. WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA). Industrials. Up $11.09, or 59.88... Read More

Investigation of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency debacle turns up $28 million in assets

Investigation of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency debacle turns up $28 million in assets
HALIFAX — The accounting firm trying to recover more than $200 million owed to users of the now-defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency platform has turned up only $28 million in assets — virtually all of it in cash. Ernst and Young, which is overseeing bankruptcy proceedings, has issued a preliminary report saying it may not be possible to complete a full review of QuadrigaCX’s finances, given the poor... Read More

Ensign Energy Services posts Q1 beat as it digests Trinidad acquisition

Ensign Energy Services posts Q1 beat as it digests Trinidad acquisition
CALGARY — Drilling firm Ensign Energy Services Inc. is reporting a 72 per cent increase in revenue in its first full quarter since buying Trinidad Drilling Ltd. late last year. The Calgary-based company says revenue came to $445 million in the first three months of 2019, up from $258 million in the same period a year earlier, mainly due to its winning the battle for... Read More

Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business

Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business
NEW YORK — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime members. The company sees the new... Read More

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition
San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments, stores, stadiums and home security cameras. Government agencies around the U.S. have used the technology for more than a decade to scan... Read More

Vancouver expected to headline long Canadian summer of high gasoline prices

Vancouver expected to headline long Canadian summer of high gasoline prices
CALGARY — Gasoline prices are expected to remain just below record highs all across Canada this summer except in Vancouver — where a perfect storm of factors will likely ensure motorists continue to set new all-time records at the pumps. Fuel market analysts say average retail prices in Canada are within a penny or two of their year-ago levels, which were some of the... Read More