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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 (18,014.91, up 57.54 points.) Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Energy. Unchanged at 18.5 cents on 18.4 million shares.
North American stock markets increase while loonie hits nearly three-year high

North American stock markets increase while loonie hits nearly three-year high

TORONTO — North American stock markets rose midweek with U.S. indexes setting record highs, while the loonie reached its highest value in nearly three years .
CannTrust to create $50M trust to settle lawsuits, signs restructuring agreement

CannTrust to create $50M trust to settle lawsuits, signs restructuring agreement

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it will create a $50-million trust to settle claims from class action lawsuits filed after the company was found growing cannabis in unlicensed rooms two years ago. The Vaughan, Ont.
Aurora Cannabis lays off workers after signing new sales broker deal

Aurora Cannabis lays off workers after signing new sales broker deal

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has laid off some workers after signing an agreement with an external sales broker.
Deal offers more banking services for California pot firms

Deal offers more banking services for California pot firms

LOS ANGELES — A California cannabis industry group announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement with a state credit union that will provide checking, wire transfers and other banking services for more marijuana companies, helping ease what has been
Energy pushes S&P/TSX composite up as TC Energy shares rebound after Keystone worries

Energy pushes S&P/TSX composite up as TC Energy shares rebound after Keystone worries

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index move higher Tuesday on the strength of the energy sector, which recovered as TC Energy bounced back from a sell-off over prospects for the Keystone XL pipeline. The Calgary-based company's shares gained 4.
Biden picks 1st transgender person for Senate-confirmed post

Biden picks 1st transgender person for Senate-confirmed post

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
High-tech indoor farmer AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

High-tech indoor farmer AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

AppHarvest — an indoor farming company backed by Martha Stewart — thinks the agriculture sector is ripe for disruption. And now, its tomatoes are ripe for eating.
AP source: Cavs move on without troubled Kevin Porter Jr.

AP source: Cavs move on without troubled Kevin Porter Jr.

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers went to extremes to help forward Kevin Porter Jr. He pushed them too far.
S&P/TSX composite edges higher despite energy trending down on Keystone XL news

S&P/TSX composite edges higher despite energy trending down on Keystone XL news

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged higher in a broad-based rally even as energy was pulled down by the prospect of a presidential permit being rescinded for the Keystone XL project. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 35.