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B.C. resource and tourism industries braced as wildfires rip through forests

B.C. resource and tourism industries braced as wildfires rip through forests

Tourists are still filling golf courses and shops in Kimberley, B.C., but the smoke-filled city's unique SunMine solar power project is operating at less than half of capacity as nearby forest fires continue to rage.
Canada's biggest airline seeks finance ministry approval to form insurance firm

Canada's biggest airline seeks finance ministry approval to form insurance firm

MONTREAL — Air Canada is seeking finance ministry approval to form its own life insurance company as a gateway to the annuities market and a hedge against looming pension payouts.
Stocks in Toronto close higher, inflation report helps boost Canadian dollar

Stocks in Toronto close higher, inflation report helps boost Canadian dollar

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed higher in broad-based gains Friday, while the loonie made gains after a stronger-than-expected reading of inflation. Markets reacted positively for a second day after the U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,323.71, up 98.06 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 25 cents, up four per cent, $6.50 on 11.58 million shares.
Canopy Growth, Constellation $5-billion deal to be reviewed by federal government

Canopy Growth, Constellation $5-billion deal to be reviewed by federal government

OTTAWA — The federal government says it will review Constellation Brand Inc.'s proposed $5 billion investment in Canopy Growth Corp. The alcohol giant announced earlier this month it would invest in the Smiths Falls, Ont.
Current Miss America: Leadership bullied, silenced me

Current Miss America: Leadership bullied, silenced me

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson.
DavidsTea shareholder demands answers on Segal's leadership, CEO search

DavidsTea shareholder demands answers on Segal's leadership, CEO search

MONTREAL — A major DavidsTea shareholder says the founder's takeover of the board of directors at the beverage company will cause it to continue to lose good employees and fall far behind its potential.
In a comeback season for Hollywood, a summer without bombs

In a comeback season for Hollywood, a summer without bombs

NEW YORK — Have you noticed something oddly tranquil about this summer movie season? For the first time in recent memory, there hasn't been one major bomb.
Tim Hortons says its China expansion will include menu with congee, matcha

Tim Hortons says its China expansion will include menu with congee, matcha

TORONTO — The president of Tim Hortons says a plan to conquer a crowded Chinese coffee market hinges on tailoring its menu to local habits and tastes — including offering congee and matcha alongside signature items like double doubles.
Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.