Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,114.52, up 13.95 points.) Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Up four cents, or 19.51 per cent, to 24.5 cents on 8.6 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 12 cents, or 3.57 per cent, to $3.48 on 5.3 million shares. Harte Gold Corp.... Read More

Shoppers head out Black Friday instead of Boxing Day in search of holiday gifts

Shoppers head out Black Friday instead of Boxing Day in search of holiday gifts
Canadian shoppers craving a deal increasingly turn to Black Friday — a sales bonanza imported from America, where retailers long slashed prices the day after their Thanksgiving holiday — at the expense of another sales spree, Boxing Day. The shift comes as consumers increasingly plan to spend before Christmas and check gifts off their holiday lists, industry watchers say, and... Read More

Energy and industrial sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, loonie down

Energy and industrial sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, loonie down
TORONTO — Losses in the energy and industrial sectors weighed on stocks in Toronto as Canada’s main stock index edged lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 0.37 of a point at 17,100.20. U.S. stock markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Canadian dollar traded for 75.25 cents US compared with an average of 75.31 cents US on Wednesday.... Read More

Saskatchewan projects $37-million surplus in mid-year fiscal update

Saskatchewan projects $37-million surplus in mid-year fiscal update
REGINA — The Saskatchewan government’s mid-year fiscal update shows the province is still on track to finish in the black this fiscal year. The Ministry of Finance is forecasting a thin surplus of $37 million, which is slightly more than what was predicted in the spring budget. The government says revenue forecasts are about $329 million higher than budget, largely... Read More

Inheritance should be a windfall, not part of retirement plan, experts say

Inheritance should be a windfall, not part of retirement plan, experts say
Freedom 65 seems a distant dream for many Canadians as numbers paint a picture of a debt-laden, savings-averse nation with some anticipating an inheritance to fund their retirement dreams. These people, it turns out, may instead receive an unwelcome surprise, experts say. As people live longer, presumed benefactors may spend much of their money, choose to donate or even acquire new... Read More

CCTS says telecoms complaints surge for another year on billing, contract issues

CCTS says telecoms complaints surge for another year on billing, contract issues
OTTAWA — Complaints against telecom and cable companies rose by 35 per cent last year to continue an upward surge in disputes, says the consumer agency tasked to deal with them. The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-Television Service says it recieved 19,287 complaints in the fiscal year ending July 31, up from the 14,272 recieved the year before and more than double the amount from... Read More