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Loblaw spins out its stake in Choice Properties REIT to George Weston

Loblaw spins out its stake in Choice Properties REIT to George Weston

TORONTO — Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it will spin out its real estate investment trust to focus solely on its grocery and pharmacy business. The company says George Weston Ltd., which has majority ownership of Loblaw, will receive its 61.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,161.30, down 101.58 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 15 cents, or 1.7 per cent, to $8.95 on 18.4 million shares.
Stock indexes lower in post-holiday trading, loonie falls further

Stock indexes lower in post-holiday trading, loonie falls further

TORONTO — A stronger U.S. dollar pushed Canada's main stock market lower and hurt commodity prices in the first day of trading since the holiday weekend. The Canadian dollar closed at its lowest level in more than a month Tuesday, closing at 75.
Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate online

Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate online

An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick is prompting a flood of debate online as sports fans react to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequa
Bank of England chief hints he will stay to help with Brexit

Bank of England chief hints he will stay to help with Brexit

LONDON — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney all but confirmed Tuesday that he is to stay at the helm of the central bank for longer than planned to help ensure Britain leaves the European Union as smoothly as possible.

Quebec securities regulator helping companies disclose exposure to modern slavery

MONTREAL — Quebec's securities regulator is offering to help public companies disclose their exposure to modern slavery, including forced labour, human trafficking and child labour.
Tim Hortons seizes ownership of 4 locations from outspoken franchisee

Tim Hortons seizes ownership of 4 locations from outspoken franchisee

The parent company of Tim Hortons seized the restaurants of the head of an unsanctioned franchisee group after he allegedly leaked sensitive corporate news to the media.
Cronos shares partially rebound after partnership announced with Ginkgo Bioworks

Cronos shares partially rebound after partnership announced with Ginkgo Bioworks

TORONTO — Cronos Group Inc.'s shares partially rebounded Tuesday from last week's selloff after the cannabis company announced a partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks Inc. to genetically engineer cannabinoids in a lab.

New Brunswick Greens release economic development plank in election platform

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — New Brunswick's Green leader says his party would end the use of public money for loans, grants and payroll rebates for wealthy corporations.

Tahoe Resources stock falls more than 20% after court upholds mine suspension

VANCOUVER — Tahoe Resources stock fell more than 20 per cent to a multi-year low on Tuesday after it announced the licence for its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala will remain suspended following a ruling by the country's constitutional court.