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Aphria chief executive and co-founder stepping aside from executive roles

Aphria chief executive and co-founder stepping aside from executive roles

Aphria Inc.'s chief executive will step down from the top job citing the "toll on health, family and personal priorities," but Vic Neufeld says the decision is unrelated to recent short-seller allegations that have hit the cannabis producer's stock.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,939.18, up 35.69 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 59 cents, or 7.49 per cent, to $8.47 on 32.8 million shares.
Department of Finance launches open banking consultation

Department of Finance launches open banking consultation

Ottawa has officially launched its consultation on open banking, a framework which would allow consumers and businesses to permit third parties such as fintechs to access their financial data to provide innovative services.
Cogeco's bet on cloud services in peril as profits continue to slide

Cogeco's bet on cloud services in peril as profits continue to slide

MONTREAL — Cogeco Inc.'s new CEO is leaving the door open to a slim-down or selloff of its cloud services provider down the line, though he stressed continued commitment in the near term.
Global TV, W Network audience success help Corus Q1 advertising revenue

Global TV, W Network audience success help Corus Q1 advertising revenue

TORONTO — Global Television and W Network were star performers for Corus Entertainment Inc. during its fall financial quarter but chief executive officer Doug Murphy said Friday it's too early to predict how things will unfold later this year.
NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games

NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games

LAS VEGAS — On one screen live video was showing how many feet per second Erik Karlsson was skating. On another was a video-game-like visualization of the game on the ice below between Vegas and San Jose.
Ontario autoworkers vow to keep fighting plant closure as GM profits rise

Ontario autoworkers vow to keep fighting plant closure as GM profits rise

WINDSOR, Ont. — Autoworkers from across Ontario vowed Friday to keep fighting General Motors' plans to shutter a prominent plant in the province as the company announced an improvement to its financial forecast for the year ahead.
Tiny coffeeshops help owners save on rent in high-cost Toronto, Vancouver

Tiny coffeeshops help owners save on rent in high-cost Toronto, Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Customers who don't work in the building that houses Kento Kitayama's tiny cafe near Vancouver's Gastown neighbourhood better be prepared to settle for takeout. He can only take orders through a little window facing the sidewalk.
GM raises 2018 forecast, predicts stronger 2019 earnings

GM raises 2018 forecast, predicts stronger 2019 earnings

DETROIT — General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. Shares jumped nearly 9 per cent in midday trading.
One year later, ABI smelter lockout continues and town fears for future

One year later, ABI smelter lockout continues and town fears for future

MONTREAL — As workers marked the one-year anniversary of the lockout at the ABI aluminum smelter in Becancour, Que. Friday, the impact of the lengthy conflict was being felt throughout the region.