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 (16,435.46, down 107.55 points) Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD). Miner. Unchanged at 23.5 cents on 20.3 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 16 cents, or 3.19 per cent, to $4.85 on 10.5 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 32 cents, or 4.17 per cent, to $7.36 on... Read More

Trudeau affirms importance of NAFTA amid rumbling of U.S.-Mexico deal

Trudeau affirms importance of NAFTA amid rumbling of U.S.-Mexico deal
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is still pushing for a three-country North American Free Trade Agreement despite rumblings of a bilateral deal between the United States and Mexico. Trudeau says today that NAFTA remains the best option for ensuring prosperity for workers in all three countries. However, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue both... Read More

Ottawa says Japan has resumed Canadian wheat imports after temporary suspension

Ottawa says Japan has resumed Canadian wheat imports after temporary suspension
Ottawa says Japan has ended its temporary suspension of Canadian wheat imports. Japan had halted shipments after some unauthorized genetically modified wheat was found in southern Alberta. Ottawa says the decision marks an end to all international trade actions arising from the discovery on June 14. South Korea resumed shipments late last month. Modified wheat is not approved for commercial... Read More

Aimia shares surge after it announced Aeroplan program changes in 2020

Aimia shares surge after it announced Aeroplan program changes in 2020
MONTREAL — Aeroplan’s parent company received its biggest boost since announcing a change in CEO in April after its shares surged more than eight per cent Friday after it unveiled changes to the loyalty program once its exclusive partnership with Air Canada ends in 2020. Aimia Inc. shares rose 19 cents or 8.3 per cent at $2.49 in morning trading on the... Read More

Canada’s annual inflation rises 2.5% thanks to boost from higher energy prices

Canada’s annual inflation rises 2.5% thanks to boost from higher energy prices
OTTAWA — The country’s annual inflation rate rose to 2.5 per cent in June as consumer prices grew at their fastest pace in more than six years, Statistics Canada said in a report Friday. The federal agency’s latest inflation number received a boost from higher energy prices, especially gasoline, fuel oil and other fuels. It followed a 2.2 per cent... Read More

Aimia to launch Aeroplan charter airline after end of Air Canada partnership

Aimia to launch Aeroplan charter airline after end of Air Canada partnership
MONTREAL — Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program prepares for the end of its exclusive partnership with Air Canada in 2020. “We have routes where we have enough redemption demand today that we can fly a daily charter throughout the year on some particular routes,” Jeremy Rabe said in... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,543.01, up 65.61 points) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up nine cents, or 1.83 per cent, to $5.01 on 9.5 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 28 cents, or 3.52 per cent, to $7.68 on 7.7 million shares. Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD). Miner. Up 7.5 cents, or 46.88... Read More

No easy ride for ride-hailing in B.C. as province delays implementation again

No easy ride for ride-hailing in B.C. as province delays implementation again
VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says it will ease into allowing ride-hailing services in the province, laying the groundwork for the new rides to enter the market as early as the fall of 2019. In the meantime, Transport Minister Claire Trevena says it will increase the number of taxis on the streets to help people get a safe ride and allow for... Read More

Saskatchewan finishes 2017-18 with smaller deficit; still $303M in red

Saskatchewan finishes 2017-18 with smaller deficit; still $303M in red
REGINA — Stronger that expected resource revenue helped the Saskatchewan government finish the last fiscal year with a deficit almost $400 million smaller than initially forecast. The province finished 2017-18 spending $303 million more than it took in. But that’s $393 million better than what was projected in last year’s budget. Finance Minister Donna Harpauer says a stronger performance in the oil and potash sectors helped. Other factors included an increase... Read More