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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,470.10, up 65.97 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 75 cents, or 5.45 per cent, to $13.01 on 39.6 million shares.
Canadian airlines tell Ottawa carbon tax will hurt revenues and domestic routes

Canadian airlines tell Ottawa carbon tax will hurt revenues and domestic routes

Canadian airlines are urging Ottawa to exempt them from the Jan. 1 imposition of a federal carbon tax, which they warn will boost airfares and push passengers across the border to rival carriers and airports.
Impoverished farm town is left behind in California

Impoverished farm town is left behind in California

HURON, Calif. — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town.
League of Legends eyes US boost with 'Esports 101' show

League of Legends eyes US boost with 'Esports 101' show

NEW YORK — Esports fans are gathering by the thousands in South Korea this month to watch the world's top League of Legends players show off their skill and expertise.
What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

FRANKFURT — The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken businesses' confidence in the country as a place to do business, with potential consequences for billions of dollars in investments
China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

BEIJING — China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market. Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.
SNC-Lavalin writes letter in bid to rally public support over criminal charges

SNC-Lavalin writes letter in bid to rally public support over criminal charges

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin is trying to rally public support as it prepares to endure a lengthy criminal trial after federal prosecutors refused to negotiate a compensation agreement.

Stantec strikes deal to sell international construction arm to L.A. purchaser

EDMONTON — Canadian engineering-design giant Stantec Inc. is selling its construction arm in a much-anticipated deal following a review begun last spring of how to best extract value from the operation it bought two and a half years ago.
Rogers beats expectations as wireless segment grows, looks to new TV system

Rogers beats expectations as wireless segment grows, looks to new TV system

Strong wireless results helped Rogers Communications Inc. beat analyst expectations in the third quarter and raise its full-year outlook.
Kleenex to rebrand 'mansize' tissues after gender complaints

Kleenex to rebrand 'mansize' tissues after gender complaints

LONDON — Kleenex will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist — touching off a social media conversation about what's in a name.