TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,848.89 up 37.72 points):
Rockgate Capital Corp. (TSX:RGT). Miner. Unchanged at 20.5 cents on 8.01 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 12 cents, or 2.29 per cent, at $5.13 on 5.7 million shares. The gold sector rose about 0.3 per cent as December bullion faded $10.70 to US$1,316.30 an ounce.
San Gold Corp. (TSX:SGR). Miner. Unchanged at 16.5 cents on 5.6 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Plane and train maker. Up six cents, or 1.25 per cent, at $4.87 on 5.1 million shares.
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Up 19 cents, or 5.71 per cent, at $3.52 on 4.4 million shares.
Telus Corp. (TSX:T). Wireless communications. Up 12 cents, or 0.34 per cent, at $35.56 on 4.2 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (946.12 up 1.23 points):
Zodiac Exploration Inc. (TSXV:ZEX). Oil and gas. Down one cent, or 10 per cent, at nine cents on 5.2 million shares.
Standard Exploration Ltd. (TSXV:SDE). Oil and gas. Up half a cent, or 10 per cent, at 5.5 cents on 4.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry (TSX:BB), Smartphone maker. Down 30 cents, or 3.30 per cent, at $8.78 on 3.7 million shares. BlackBerry was a weak spot a day after receiving a $9-a-share takeover bid that would see the company taken private.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Oil and gas. Down 14 cents, or 0.43 per cent, at $32.15 on 1.07 million shares. The Primrose oilsands project in northern Alberta has been issued an environmental protection order. The Alberta government says the company must remove most of the water from one of its bitumen leak sites before it freezes.
Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC). Retailer. Down seven cents, or 0.56 per cent, at $12.34 on 22,285 shares. CEO Calvin McDonald, who has spearheaded a number of major initiatives to reposition the company in an increasingly competitive market, is leaving the retailer for another job.