Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (17,099.95, up 36.52 points.)

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 16 cents, or 5.73 per cent, to $2.63 on 11.7 million shares.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 34 cents, or 1.29 per cent, to $26.70 on 4.7 million shares.

The Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Financials. Up 31 cents, or 0.42 per cent, to $73.66 on 4.4 million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up eight cents, or 1.32 per cent, to $6.16 on 4.25 million shares.

Hexo Corp. (TSX:HEXO). Health care. Up seven cents, or 3.38 per cent, to $2.14 on 4.15 million shares.

Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Down 27 cents, or 3.98 per cent, to $6.51 on 3.9 million shares.


Companies in the news:

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Up three cents or 1.55 per cent to $1.96. Bombardier Inc. says its joint venture in China has won a US$427-million contract to build train cars for the world’s longest high-speed rail network. The successful bid by Bombardier Sifang Transportation Ltd. (BST) is the third by the joint venture, which Bombardier says is the only one with partial foreign ownership to win a Chinese high-speed train bid. Bombardier holds a 50 per cent stake in the joint venture alongside CRRC Sifang Rolling Stock Co. Ltd., whose parent company CRRC Corp. Ltd. is China’s state-owned train maker and the world’s largest manufacturer of rail equipment.

Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B). Unchanged at 43 cents. Media Classified Corp. says it has acquired City Parent, a monthly parenting and lifestyle magazine, from Metroland Media, a part of TorStar Corp. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. City Parent is focused on articles about family lifestyle, parenting techniques and children. Media Classified produces 27 niche magazines and distributes hundreds of other publications across major cities in Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta. It says City Parent is the first publication of its kind in its roster which includes over a dozen different specialized categories such as rentals, training, used cars and health care.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 2, 2020.

The Canadian Press