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Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.
Gildan Activewear stock drops nearly 26 per cent after guidance update

Gildan Activewear stock drops nearly 26 per cent after guidance update

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. shares plunged nearly 26 per cent Friday after the company cut its 2019 guidance and warned third-quarter earnings would shrink. The shares closed at $34.53, down $11.
Investor advocacy group returns $2M to Jarislowsky Foundation amid cash crunch

Investor advocacy group returns $2M to Jarislowsky Foundation amid cash crunch

TORONTO — Investor advocacy group FAIR Canada is struggling to obtain funding and says it has returned $2.4 million to the Jarislowsky Foundation because it was unable to meet the donation's condition of matching it by 200 per cent.

Kik Interactive sells messaging app to MediaLab to stay focused on cryptocurrency

WATERLOO, Ont. — Kik Interactive Inc. says it has sold its Kik Messenger app to a California-based holding company as Kik narrows its focus to its cryptocurrency.
Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday selected Dan Brouillette, deputy to departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to lead the Energy Department, calling him a "total professional" with unparalleled experience.
TSX dips to end flat week ahead of election as loonie hits three-month high

TSX dips to end flat week ahead of election as loonie hits three-month high

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a fairly flat week lower on the eve of the federal election as the loonie hit a three-month high.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,377.12, down 49.18 points). The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings. (TSX:TGOD). Health care. Down 20 cents, or 14.39 per cent, to $1.
Corus Entertainment stock falls, analyst disappointed by pre-Christmas ad outlook

Corus Entertainment stock falls, analyst disappointed by pre-Christmas ad outlook

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. shares dropped 11 per cent Friday after the TV, radio and studio company announced a lower profit for the fourth quarter and a disappointing preview of the pre-Christmas TV advertising season.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause. Hurd was on medical leave, which Oracle announced in September .
Canadian business needs Brexit certainty but Johnson plan only a start: observers

Canadian business needs Brexit certainty but Johnson plan only a start: observers

TORONTO — Experts warn that a post-Brexit United Kingdom will present Canadian business with tremendous uncertainty about billions of dollars worth of trade and investments, no matter how the British Parliament votes on Saturday.