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Statistics Canada reports Manufacturing sales fell 0.2% in February

Statistics Canada reports Manufacturing sales fell 0.2% in February

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.2 per cent in February to $56.6 billion, hurt by a retreat in the motor vehicle assembly and wood products industries.
Canopy Rivers takes 18.4 per cent stake in High Beauty for US$2.5 million

Canopy Rivers takes 18.4 per cent stake in High Beauty for US$2.5 million

TORONTO — Canopy Rivers Inc., the venture capital arm of Canopy Growth Corp., has acquired an 18.4 per cent stake in High Beauty Inc. for US$2.5 million.
Foxconn head says he's stepping back from daily operations

Foxconn head says he's stepping back from daily operations

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The head of Foxconn Technology Group says he is planning to step away from day-to-day operations at the world's largest electronics provider but will continue to guide the company's "major direction.
CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations

CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations

OTTAWA — The Canadian Transportation Agency has determined Canadian National breached its level of service obligations in the Vancouver area late last year, while Canadian Pacific and three other railways did not.

Greece looks to repay IMF early as bond yields tumble

ATHENS, Greece — The Greek government on Monday said it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates have tumbled to their lowest level since 2005.
'Game of Thrones' season debut breaks HBO rating records

'Game of Thrones' season debut breaks HBO rating records

LOS ANGELES — The first episode of the final season of "Game of Thrones" is a record-breaker for the series and HBO. The pay channel said the 17.
TSX rises on gains in financial and materials sectors; U.S. down on day

TSX rises on gains in financial and materials sectors; U.S. down on day

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose to within striking distance of an all-time high, while U.S. markets fell on disappointing bank results. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 34.93 points to 16,515.
Aphria shares slip amid Q3 loss, impairment charge and GGB takeover bid dropped

Aphria shares slip amid Q3 loss, impairment charge and GGB takeover bid dropped

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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,480.53, up 81.06 points ). ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI). Down nine cents, or 58.06 per cent to 6.5 cents on 27 million shares.
Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany

Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany

FRANKFURT — German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud in the emissions cheating scandal that has helped turn many Europeans against diesel engines and accelerated the push toward electric cars.