Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (13,869.88, down 166.80 points):

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Oil and gas. Down 53 cents, or 1.45 per cent, to $36.03 on 9.2 million shares.

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Down nine cents, or 2.50 per cent, to $3.51 on 6.9 million shares.

Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Up 21 cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $36.31 on 6.8 million shares.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurance. Down 82 cents, or 4.04 per cent, to $19.46 on 6.3 million shares.

Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Oil and gas. Down 30 cents, or 6.99 per cent, to $3.99 on 6.3 million shares.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Down four cents, or 1.20 per cent, to $3.30 on 5.9 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Sears Canada (TSX:SCC). Retail. Up five cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $8.65 on 14,151 shares. The company is bringing in an executive from the ranks of its U.S. parent to replace outgoing CEO Douglas Campbell while it hunts for a more permanent candidate. Ronald Boire will step in as chief executive officer of the Canadian retailer, moving from his job at Sears Holdings Corp., where he served as chief merchandising officer and president of the Sears and Kmart Formats.