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Canfor to buy 70 per cent stake in Swedish Vida Group for $580 million

Canfor to buy 70 per cent stake in Swedish Vida Group for $580 million

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. has signed a deal to buy a 70 per cent stake in Swedish sawmill company Vida Group for about $580 million.
Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Uber's net loss widened by $177 million in the third quarter as the ride-hailing giant continued to invest ahead of a planned public stock offering next year.
Incentives to Amazon could top $2.8 billion in NYC

Incentives to Amazon could top $2.8 billion in NYC

NEW YORK — The total value of the incentive package New York is using to lure Amazon could top $2.8 billion. Amazon announced Tuesday that it would build new headquarters in New York City and Washington D.C.

Ontario releases cannabis regulations for retail stores set to open April 1

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released regulations that will guide the startup of private cannabis stores on April 1. The stand-alone stores can be open any day between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m.
Suncor CEO Steve Williams to retire in May; Mark Little named as his replacement

Suncor CEO Steve Williams to retire in May; Mark Little named as his replacement

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says Steve Williams will retire as chief executive after the company's annual meeting next May.
Cineplex shares plunge on third-quarter earnings miss despite higher revenues

Cineplex shares plunge on third-quarter earnings miss despite higher revenues

TORONTO — Hit films helped deliver box office and concession stand gains for Cineplex Inc.
CannTrust Q3 profit falls despite record revenues; filing for NYSE listing

CannTrust Q3 profit falls despite record revenues; filing for NYSE listing

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc.
Canopy Growth shares slip after reporting wider Q2 loss ahead of pot legalization

Canopy Growth shares slip after reporting wider Q2 loss ahead of pot legalization

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp.
Toronto edges higher on rise in gold while crude ends unprecedented slump

Toronto edges higher on rise in gold while crude ends unprecedented slump

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged higher Wednesday as geopolitical anxiety sent investors searching for safety in gold and the energy sector rose as the price of oil ended an unprecedented slump.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,133.12, up 1.34 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 58 cents, or 6.64 per cent, to $8.16 on 21.7 million shares.