Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange Friday: Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE). Energy. Down 37 cents, or 3.69 per cent, to $9.67 on 8.78 million shares. Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Down three cents, or 12.24 per cent, to 21.5 cents on 6.62 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 16 cents, or 4.6 per cent, to $3.32 on 6.62 million... Read More

Western separatism, pipeline delays weigh on corporate mood at Alberta forum

Western separatism, pipeline delays weigh on corporate mood at Alberta forum
LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Presenters at a business forum in the Alberta mountain resort town of Lake Louise say the province’s reputation is taking a hit due to ongoing environmental criticism, delays in building oil pipelines and a surge of separatist sentiment following the last federal election. CEO Mary Moran of Calgary Economic Development said during a speech at the event that the rise... Read More

Energy and health care sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, U.S. stocks also down

Energy and health care sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, U.S. stocks also down
TORONTO — Losses in the energy and health-care sectors weighed on stocks in Toronto in late-morning trading as U.S. stocks also moved lower after being closed Thursday. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 32.16 points at 17,082.74. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 77.69 points at 28,082.04. The S&P 500 index was down 6.79 points at 3,146.84, while the Nasdaq... Read More

Statistics Canada reports pace of economic growth slowed in third quarter

Statistics Canada reports pace of economic growth slowed in third quarter
OTTAWA — The pace of economic growth in Canada slowed in the third quarter, boosted by higher business investment and increased household spending, but weighed down by a drop in exports, Statistics Canada said Friday. The federal agency said real gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of 1.3 per cent in the three-month period compared with a revised reading... Read More

Federal government posts $5.8B deficit in first half of 2019-20 fiscal year

Federal government posts $5.8B deficit in first half of 2019-20 fiscal year
OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of $5.8 billion over the first six months of its 2019-20 fiscal year compared with a surplus of $1.2 billion in the same period last year. The Finance Department says the deficit came as program expenses climbed $12.4 billion to $156.9 billion compared with $144.5 billion last year. The increase in spending was... Read More

Toronto man sues Airbnb after being shot at party house booked through platform

Toronto man sues Airbnb after being shot at party house booked through platform
TORONTO — A Toronto man is suing Airbnb after being shot while attending a large party at a house rented through the online platform. Sean McCann, a 19-year-old Humber College student, was shot in the pelvis on April 27 at a party in the city’s Etobicoke region that was advertised online. His statement of claim says he is seeking $5 million in damages against Airbnb,... Read More