Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,237.77, down 103.57 points). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down eight cents, or 4.42 per cent, to $ 1.73 on 8.6 million shares. CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX:TRST). Health care. Down $ 1.17 or 27.79 per cent, to $ […]

Oilsands CO2 emissions may be far higher than companies report, scientists say

Oilsands CO2 emissions may be far higher than companies report, scientists say

A number of major oilsands operations in northern Alberta seem to be emitting significantly more carbon pollution than companies have been reporting, newly published research from federal scientists suggests, which could have profound consequences for government climate-change strategies. The researchers, mainly from Environment Canada, calculated emissions rates for four major oilsands surface mining operations using […]

When sorry isn’t enough — pressure grows on companies to apologize quickly in the age of viral content

When sorry isn’t enough — pressure grows on companies to apologize quickly in the age of viral content

Smartphones, social media, and the speed at which videos go viral are creating new pressures in boardrooms everywhere, whenever executives have to quickly handle a mess-up. At stake? Millions of dollars, the risk of alienating customers, and the possibility of inviting a government crackdown. “They have to say sorry before they’re ready,” says Jaime Watt, […]

Air in a bottle? How companies sell Canadian nature

Air in a bottle? How companies sell Canadian nature

When two Edmonton men started bottling and selling air from Banff and Lake Louise, Alta., some people thought it was a farce, but about four years later the duo’s expanded their line to also include products with the country’s glacier and spring waters as main ingredients. Troy Paquette and Moses Lam co-founded Vitality Air after […]

Some Canadian companies set to save big on U.S. tax cuts, analysts say

MONTREAL—Some Canadian companies that earn a high share of their revenues in the United States stand to save big from a large reduction in the corporate tax rate, say industry experts. New Flyer and Boyd Group Income Fund, which earn more than 80 per cent of their sales south of the border, will be among […]

TSX closes above 16,000 for first time, led by energy companies

TSX closes above 16,000 for first time, led by energy companies

Canada’s benchmark stock index topped 16,000 points for the first time on Monday, the first trading day since it set a record high on Friday. When the stock market closed at 4 p.m. ET on Monday, the S&P/TSX Composite Index sat at 16,002.78, up just over 49 points from Friday’s close. Almost all sectors of the market […]