Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,398.02, up 39.81 points.). Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 38 cents, or 1.81 per cent, to $21.34 on 15.4 million shares. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Up 42 cents, or 1.39 per cent, to $30.71 on 14.9 million shares.... Read More

TD CEO pushes ‘cautious optimism’ after bank reported $5.14B profit in Q4

TD CEO pushes ‘cautious optimism’ after bank reported $5.14B profit in Q4
  TORONTO — TD Bank Group’s chief executive is ending 2020 without budging from a message he’s been pushing almost every quarter this year: “cautious optimism.” Bharat Masrani said Thursday that a second wave of COVID-19 has forced some areas to pause reopening measures, but every day he is seeing consumer confidence grow and more promising developments about potential vaccines... Read More

Saskatchewan restarts pandemic emergency grants for small business hit by COVID rules

Saskatchewan restarts pandemic emergency grants for small business hit by COVID rules
  REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is reviving an emergency grant program for small businesses that have been hit by restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19. The province will begin accepting applications for its small business emergency payment program next week until the end of January. Businesses with fewer than 500 employees can apply to receive a grant... Read More

WSP Global shares surge with deal to buy Ontario’s Golder Associates for $1.5 billion

WSP Global shares surge with deal to buy Ontario’s Golder Associates for $1.5 billion
  MONTREAL — WSP Global Inc. is buying Ontario’s Golder Associates for about $1.5 billion, which the Quebec company says will result in the creation of the world’s leading environmental consulting firms. The Montreal-based engineering services firm’s shares surged nearly 15 per cent to $111.17 in midday trading, down slightly from a record high set in early trading on the... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,358.21, up 61.28 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up 50 cents, or 5.51 per cent, to $9.58 on 23.3 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up $1.43, or 11.33 per cent, to $14.05 on 16 million shares. NextSource Materials... Read More

Resource sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets down

Resource sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets down
  TORONTO — Strength in the energy and metals and mining sectors helped lift Canada’s main stock index in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were down. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 37.20 points at 17,334.13. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 36.26 points at 29,787.66. The S&P 500 index was down 1.61 points at... Read More

Fairfax agrees to sell RiverStone Europe insurance business for US$750 million

Fairfax agrees to sell RiverStone Europe insurance business for US$750 million
  TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has agreed to sell its interests in the RiverStone Europe insurance business to a fund managed by CVC Capital Partners. Fairfax says it will receive US$750 million for its stake on Riverstone Europe, once the deal closes, and it is entitled to up to an additional US$235.7 million after closing. The Ontario Municipal... Read More

‘Netflix tax’ for digital media likely to raise prices for consumers, experts say

‘Netflix tax’ for digital media likely to raise prices for consumers, experts say
  TORONTO — The cost of digital services and goods sold by foreign companies like Netflix will go up under a taxation plan the government wants to put in place next year, experts said Tuesday. Ottawa said in its fiscal update released Monday it will require multinationals to collect GST or HST on digital products and services, which it said... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,296.93, up 106.68 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up $1.43, or 18.69 per cent, to $9.08 on 40.4 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 3.5 cents, or 6.6 per cent, to 49.5 cents on 20.8 million shares. Hexo Corp. (TSX:HEXO).... Read More