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 (16,230.04, up 65.43 points). Stornoway Diamond Corp. (TSX:SWY). Materials. Down 3.5 cents, or 63.64 per cent to two cents on 54.8 million shares. Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 17 cents, or 0.74 per cent, to $23.26 on 11.1 million shares. Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up... Read More

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot
DENVER — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state’s cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling it out of state. Investigators seized more than 80,000 plants and 4,500 pounds (2,040 kilograms) of harvested marijuana, state and federal prosecutors said at a news conference.... Read More

Almost 3,800 businesses in three regions at risk from flooding: StatCan

Almost 3,800 businesses in three regions at risk from flooding: StatCan
OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says almost 3,800 business locations were at risk of being affected by spring flooding in three of the hardest hit regions of the country. About 1,500 were potentially affected as of the end of April in the Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac region about 40 kilometres northwest of Montreal, 1,500 in the Ottawa-Gatineau region (1,086 in Gatineau and 400 in... Read More

Apple confirms ECG app for smartwatch coming to Canada but timing isn’t known

Apple confirms ECG app for smartwatch coming to Canada but timing isn’t known
TORONTO — Apple Inc. confirms that previously announced software that enables its latest smartwatch to perform electro-cardiograms has received Canadian approval but declines to predict when it will be available for download. The company says in a statement to The Canadian Press that it will bring the heart health features of Apple Watch Series 4 to Canada “as quickly as possible” but a... Read More

Cross-Canada corridor concept getting dusted off ahead of election

Cross-Canada corridor concept getting dusted off ahead of election
OTTAWA — The notion of a pan-Canadian corridor dedicated to rail, power lines and pipelines has been around for at least half a century but it looks like it’s about to get a big publicity boost. Last week, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer used a major pre-election policy speech to dust off a similar idea. Scheer promised, if he wins October’s election, that he would to work towards establishing a cross-country “energy corridor.” He said planning for the route would be... Read More

Pot backers ask Maine to put locals, small businesses first

Pot backers ask Maine to put locals, small businesses first
PORTLAND, Maine — Marijuana enthusiasts in Maine used a public hearing Thursday to implore the state to protect the small businesses and growers they think should make up the backbone of its budding cannabis industry. The Maine Office of Marijuana Policy held the public hearing about the state’s draft marijuana rules, which are nearing approval after years of delay. State... Read More