TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,299.49 up 20.94 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up eight cents, or 2.71 per cent, to $3.03 on 6.7 million shares.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Down 21 cents, or 0.63 per cent, to $33.00 on 6.7 million shares.
Santonia Energy Inc. (TSX:STE). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 0.67 per cent, to $1.50 on 6.6 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down 10 cents, or 1.96 per cent, to $5 on 5.1 million shares.
Orbite Aluminae Inc. (TSX:ORT). Miner. Down five cents, or 13.51 per cent, to 32 cents on 4.8 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Down three cents, or 0.72 per cent, to $4.13 on 4.7 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (1,018.26 down 0.88 of a point):
Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSXV:SL). Biotechnology. Down one cent, or 18.18 per cent, to 4.5 cents on 17.9 million shares.
Kilo Goldmines Ltd. (TSXV:KGL). Miner. Unchanged at two cents on 13.7 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Down eight cents, or 1.40 per cent, to $5.62 on 1.1 million shares. The airline is trying to further cut costs by expanding its low-cost subsidiary Rouge in Western Canada and using it to replace its regular service on some U.S. routes from Vancouver and Calgary.
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Communication equipment. Down six cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $10.44 on 2.2 million shares. The company is about to launch an update to its popular BlackBerry Messenger chat service that it hopes will rake in some extra income. The Waterloo, Ont.-based technology firm is looking to generate revenue with its BBM app through sponsorships with brand names and by launching a new BBM Shop that deals in virtual goods.