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Stelco says fed measures helping steel prices as it focuses on domestic market

Stelco says fed measures helping steel prices as it focuses on domestic market

HAMILTON — Steel producer Stelco Holdings Inc. says federal protections for the industry have helped prop up earnings as it focuses more on the domestic market.
Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada reached a record high in December.

Hudbay Minerals shares up following earnings, plans growth at Lalor mine

TORONTO — Hudbay Minerals Inc. shares were up nearly six per cent in late-morning trading following its fourth-quarter results and a plan to increase gold production at a Manitoba gold mine. The company, which reports in U.S. dollars, lost US$3.
Aurora Cannabis makes board changes, names new lead independent director

Aurora Cannabis makes board changes, names new lead independent director

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. moved to strengthen its board of directors as it announced chairman Michael Singer will become executive chairman.
Tilray to acquire hemp food company Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million

Tilray to acquire hemp food company Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million

Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Hemp Hearts-maker Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million in cash and stock as the two companies look to launch CBD-infused products where permissible in the U.S.
Market volatility, mortgages loom over upcoming earnings of Canada's big banks

Market volatility, mortgages loom over upcoming earnings of Canada's big banks

TORONTO — Canada's biggest banks are set to report on what has traditionally been the strongest quarter of the year, but market volatility and slower mortgage growth during the period could weigh on their latest results.
The (new) drug store: Canadian pharmacies grapple with medical marijuana sales rules

The (new) drug store: Canadian pharmacies grapple with medical marijuana sales rules

The Canadian Medical Association is questioning why there needs to be a separate medical marijuana distribution stream, but that is not stopping Canadian pharmacies from exploring ways to sell medical marijuana to authorized users in the lead-up to t
Kinder Morgan Canada shareholders to net $1.2 billion on sale

Kinder Morgan Canada shareholders to net $1.2 billion on sale

Ian Anderson now heads the new government-owned Trans Mountain Corporation