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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,074.30, up 6.39 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 32 cents, or 3.14 per cent, to $9.88 on 16.7 million shares.
Cogeco selling cloud services company Cogeco Peer 1 for $720 million

Cogeco selling cloud services company Cogeco Peer 1 for $720 million

MONTREAL — Barely six years after it gambled half a billion dollars on cloud services, Cogeco Communications Inc. has signed a deal to hand over struggling Cogeco Peer 1 Inc. to an investment firm.
UK lawmakers vote to hold prime minister to Brexit promises

UK lawmakers vote to hold prime minister to Brexit promises

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Wednesday that Britain will leave the European Union on schedule next month, amid signs that her promise to give Parliament a vote on delaying Brexit was boosting support for her unpopular EU divorce deal.
Torstar posts Q4 and 2018 losses as print ad revenue falls year-over-year

Torstar posts Q4 and 2018 losses as print ad revenue falls year-over-year

TORONTO — Torstar Corp. reported a loss in its fourth quarter as revenue continued to decline sharply year-over-year — especially in terms of sales of print advertising space to national accounts.
Mikisew Cree say Frontier oilsands mine deal includes vote on future development

Mikisew Cree say Frontier oilsands mine deal includes vote on future development

CALGARY — The industry relations director for the Mikisew Cree First Nation says the community's support of the massive Frontier oilsands open pit mining project includes an ongoing voice in how future development unfolds.
Lanvin makes a comeback at designer's debut show in Paris

Lanvin makes a comeback at designer's debut show in Paris

PARIS — After several years in the creative wilderness, Lanvin has made a comeback.
National Bank reports flat Q1 profit of $552M, missing expectations

National Bank reports flat Q1 profit of $552M, missing expectations

National Bank reported relatively flat first-quarter profits, missing estimates as broader business growth was tempered by a slowdown in its financial markets segment.

No health, safety risk after acidic spill into Columbia River: Teck Resources

TRAIL, B.C. — The British Columbia Environment Ministry says an acidic solution spilled into the Columbia River from a fertilizer plant in southeastern B.C. but pH levels in the water returned to normal limits within hours.
Atlantic provinces to enjoy rising growth, think tank predicts in rosy outlook

Atlantic provinces to enjoy rising growth, think tank predicts in rosy outlook

An Ottawa-based think tank is predicting rising growth for all four Atlantic provinces — especially tiny P.E.I., which is expected to lead the country with 3.2 per cent growth this year.
Ontario Securities Commission to pay $7.5 million to three whistleblowers

Ontario Securities Commission to pay $7.5 million to three whistleblowers

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission announced that it has awarded $7.5 million to three whistleblowers, the first payout of its kind by a Canadian securities regulator.