TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,303.92 up 19.49 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Down two cents, or 0.49 per cent, to $4.10 on 10.1 million shares.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 20 cents, or 2.62 per cent, to $7.43 on 7.5 million shares.
Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and gas. Down seven cents, or 2.81 per cent, to $2.42 on 4.8 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurance. Up nine cents, or 0.45 per cent, to $20.06 on 4.3 million shares.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Up 18 cents, or 0.50 per cent, to $35.98 on 3.7 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 19 cents, or 2.03 per cent, to $9.18 on 3.4 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (992.10 down 3.91 points):
Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSXV:SL). Biotechnology. Down two cents, or 28.57 per cent, to five cents on 14.1 million shares.
Spartan Energy Corp. (TSXV:SPE). Oil and gas. Up 11 cents, or 22.84 per cent to $3.98 on 7.3 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Communication equipment. Up 13 cents, or 1.66 per cent, to $7.95 on 2.4 million shares. The Waterloo, Ont.,-based smartphone company is reaching into the health-care sector with the purchase of a minority stake in U.S.-based technology company NantHealth. The company said the partnership will collaborate on various projects that include a new BlackBerry device designed for the medical industry and an operating system that links medical devices to NantHealth’s cloud-based networks.
Power Corporation of Canada (TSX:POW). Insurance. Up 26 cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $30.15 on 449,217 shares. The Montreal-based firm is urging its shareholders to once again reject a proposal that would give them a say on the way its top executives are paid.The shareholder rights group MEDAC is urging the company to conduct an advisory vote by shareholders, a practice followed by many companies, including Canada’s large banks. A similar proposal last year was rejected.