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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,784.29, down 14.04 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down four cents, or 0.64 per cent, to $6.21 on 6.3 million shares.
U.S.-China trade war hurting Canada's largest railway, says CN executive

U.S.-China trade war hurting Canada's largest railway, says CN executive

MONTREAL — A slumping global economy and the U.S.-China trade war are hurting freight volumes and revenue, says Canadian National Railway Co.'s chief financial officer. "Our volumes are much weaker than expected.

Lawyers for disqualified pot shop applicants say process was unfair

TORONTO — A legal battle over Ontario's licensing system for retail cannabis stores focused Wednesday on the steps taken by the province to contact a number of applicants who were later disqualified for failing to file documents by a certain date.
TSX falls again while U.S. markets rebound on possible trade deal with China

TSX falls again while U.S. markets rebound on possible trade deal with China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell for a third-straight day Wednesday while U.S. markets rebounded as impeachment concerns took a back seat to possible progress on the trade war between the U.S. and China.
An unrepentant Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament

An unrepentant Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament

LONDON — An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of "Resign!" and dared his foes to try to topple him Wednesday at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain's highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the b
New technology moves oilsands bitumen in shipping container to West Coast

New technology moves oilsands bitumen in shipping container to West Coast

CALGARY — Melius Energy says it has successfully tested a new technology that allows oilsands bitumen to be shipped as a semi-solid product in six-metre-long shipping containers.
Some Canadian retailers join global climate strike, plan to close shop Friday

Some Canadian retailers join global climate strike, plan to close shop Friday

VANCOUVER — A global movement aimed at pressuring governments into action over climate change is calling on Canadians to join a mass strike planned for Friday and "disrupt business as usual.
US new home sales climbed a healthy 7.1% in August

US new home sales climbed a healthy 7.1% in August

U.S. new home sales jumped 7.1% in August, as low mortgage rates pull buyers into the housing market.
EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

NEW YORK — Devin Wenig, the CEO of eBay, stepped down over differences with the company's board of directors.
CIBC reorienting Canadian mortgage strategy to focus on more markets: CEO

CIBC reorienting Canadian mortgage strategy to focus on more markets: CEO

MONTREAL — The chief executive of CIBC says the bank is starting to "reorient" its Canadian mortgage strategy after having too large a focus on two large markets and not enough on the rest of the country.