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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 (up 114.99 points to 16,450.14, a record high) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 48 cents, or 4.58 per cent, to $9.99 on 18.

Visual-effects studio Scanline VFX to open Montreal location, creating 300 jobs

MONTREAL — Oscar-nominated visual effects company Scanline VFX has announced it will open a new studio in Montreal next month.
DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

LOS ANGELES — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film "A Wrinkle in Time" crossed the $100 million mark domestically, a first for a black woman.

B.C. judge approves Victoria's plastic bag bylaw going into effect in July

VICTORIA — The mayor of Victoria is hailing a court victory allowing the city to enact a bylaw that will prohibit grocery stores from offering or selling plastic bags to shoppers. Lisa Helps says in a news release that the B.C.
Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's financial markets rallied Friday on news that the country's creditors have agreed to debt relief measures that pave the way for an end to the nation's eight-year bailout program in two months.
EU lawmakers miffed over new Facebook snub

EU lawmakers miffed over new Facebook snub

BRUSSELS — European Union lawmakers are unhappy that Facebook is refusing to comply with their request to send two senior officials to testify at a hearing into the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

NEW YORK — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee.
Toronto stock index pulls back from record high close, loonie trades lower

Toronto stock index pulls back from record high close, loonie trades lower

Canada's main stock index retreated from a record high Wednesday to close lower along with other North American markets Thursday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,335.15, down 85.80 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 48 cents, or 4.80 per cent, to $10.47 on 22.5 million shares.
Manulife cutting 700 jobs as part of digital business transformation

Manulife cutting 700 jobs as part of digital business transformation

Manulife Financial Corp. said Thursday it will cut about 700 jobs as it becomes the latest financial services company to streamline and digitize customer service operations.