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 (16,541.99, down 46.86 points). Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Down 43 cents, or 2.04 per cent, to $20.67 on 5.6 million shares. The Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down nine cents, or 0.12 per cent, to $77.65 on 4.9 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up six... Read More

Canadian airlines ask appeal court to quash new passenger rights rules

Canadian airlines ask appeal court to quash new passenger rights rules
OTTAWA — Canadian airlines are among the hundreds of carriers asking the Federal Court of Appeal to quash new rules around passenger rights. Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc., along with some 290 member airlines of the International Air Transport Association, say in a court filing that required compensation for passengers dealing with delayed flights and damaged luggage violates international standards and should be... Read More

Materials and energy sectors weigh on TSX, U.S. stock markets also trade lower

Materials and energy sectors weigh on TSX, U.S. stock markets also trade lower
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index fell in late-morning trading as lower commodity prices weighed on the key materials and energy sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 96.48 points at 16,492.37. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 145.36 points at 26,820.64. The S&P 500 index was down 18.33 points at 2,977.49, while the Nasdaq composite... Read More

GFL Environmental Inc. buying recycling processor Canada Fibers Ltd.

GFL Environmental Inc. buying recycling processor Canada Fibers Ltd.
VAUGHAN, Ont. — GFL Environmental Inc. has signed a deal to acquire recycling processor Canada Fibers Ltd. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Canada Fibers provides recycling processing services to municipalities across Ontario, including Toronto. It has also been awarded the contract to design, build and operate an advanced single-stream material recovery facility in Winnipeg. The deal... Read More

Desjardins helps members access protection who were victims of data theft

Desjardins helps members access protection who were victims of data theft
MONTREAL — Desjardins Group announced additional measures Friday to help its members who were victims of data theft and are having difficulty accessing Equifax’s protection service. Guy Cormier, Desjardins Group’s president and chief executive, says the Equifax service has improved in the last 24 hours with shorter delays and a simplified identification process. The company announced last month that a former employee shared... Read More

Montreal home buyers squeezed in tighter market as sales and prices rise

Montreal home buyers squeezed in tighter market as sales and prices rise
MONTREAL — The Montreal real estate market continues to tighten as home sales rose amid a drop in listings last month. The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers says residential sales hit 4,339 in June, a year-over-year increase of seven per cent. The uptick came during the 45th consecutive monthly drop in the number of active listings, prompting a spurt in... Read More