Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,025.11, down 3.36 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 59 cents, or 16.43 per cent, to $3.00 on 28.7 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 26 cents, or 4.51 per cent, to $5.50 on 6.8 million shares. Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Down 62... Read More

Tribunal upholds Toronto rules on short-term rentals like Airbnb

Tribunal upholds Toronto rules on short-term rentals like Airbnb
TORONTO — An Ontario tribunal has upheld rules passed by the City of Toronto on short-term rentals like Airbnb. The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal says it has dismissed an appeal by several residents who objected to the rules that put limits on how people can rent out their properties. Tribunal member Scott Tousaw says in his ruling that while the exact numbers involved are in dispute, it’s... Read More

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought
BISMARCK, N.D. — A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday. North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess said the leak reported on Oct. 29 is now estimated by state regulators to have affected about 209,100... Read More

Midnight strike deadline looms for CN Rail as some 3,200 Teamsters ready to walk

Midnight strike deadline looms for CN Rail as some 3,200 Teamsters ready to walk
MONTREAL — About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard workers could go on strike just after midnight tonight if a deal isn’t reached with the company. The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference, the union representing the employees, gave the required 72-hour notice on the weekend. The union says it hopes to reach an agreement before the deadline to address safety and scheduling issues, but workers are prepared... Read More

Barrick stock rises after deal struck to sell Super Pit mine stake in Australia

Barrick stock rises after deal struck to sell Super Pit mine stake in Australia
TORONTO — Shares in Barrick Gold Corp. rose on Monday after the company announced plans to sell its 50 per cent non-operating interest in an Australian gold mine for US$750 million in cash. The deal to sell its stake in Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines in Western Australia — which includes the country’s largest open pit gold mine, The Super Pit, as well as underground and... Read More

Aimia to revise board in deal with dissident shareholders, plans share buyback

Aimia to revise board in deal with dissident shareholders, plans share buyback
MONTREAL — Aimia Inc. has reached a deal with a group of dissident shareholders to revise its board of directors and buy back up to $125 million worth of its shares. The agreement ends a dispute with the group led by Charles Frischer that had sought to overthrow half of Aimia’s eight-member board. Aimia sold its flagship Aeroplan program to... Read More