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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 (14,909.13, down 376.04 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 62 cents, or 6.15 per cent, to $9.46 on 34.9 million shares.
BMO seeks 1 million net new personal banking Canadian clients in 5 years

BMO seeks 1 million net new personal banking Canadian clients in 5 years

TORONTO — The Bank of Montreal is accelerating its investment in technology and automation as it aims to bring in one million net new personal banking customers in Canada over the next five years.
Canadian banks raise prime rates after Bank of Canada interest rate decision

Canadian banks raise prime rates after Bank of Canada interest rate decision

TORONTO — The cost of loans linked to the big bank prime rates are headed higher in the wake of the Bank of Canada's decision to raise its key interest rate target by a quarter of a percentage point.
Internet, television service provider VMedia takes step towards public listing

Internet, television service provider VMedia takes step towards public listing

TORONTO — Privately owned VMedia Inc. announced Wednesday that it has a preliminary, conditional agreement to obtain a listing on the TSX Venture Exchange through a reverse takeover of Phoenix Canada Oil Company Ltd.
May faces critics amid warnings of 'no deal' Brexit chaos

May faces critics amid warnings of 'no deal' Brexit chaos

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to face down and win over Conservative Party critics of her handling of Brexit as warnings mounted Wednesday about the disruption that could be unleashed if Britain leaves the European Union without a
Tim Hortons sees Canadian growth as it works to fix franchisee relationship

Tim Hortons sees Canadian growth as it works to fix franchisee relationship

The parent company of Tim Hortons saw sales growth at Canadian locations of the coffee-and-doughnut chain as executives say their work to mend fraught franchisee relations is paying off, though more work remains. Restaurant Brands International Inc.
Woman who created green bean casserole dies at 92

Woman who created green bean casserole dies at 92

HADDONFIELD, N.J. — The woman who created a Thanksgiving staple — the green bean casserole — enjoyed by millions has died at age 92. Dorcas Reilly died on Oct.
US new-home sales slump for 4th straight month

US new-home sales slump for 4th straight month

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 5.5 per cent in September, the fourth straight monthly drop as the housing market cools with mortgage rates rising.
Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being 'weaponized'

Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being 'weaponized'

BRUSSELS — The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant's commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being "weaponized" against users.

Sporting Life and Golf Town to merge, but continue operating separate stores

TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says it is merging its Sporting Life Inc. and Golf Town Ltd. brands.