Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,759.91, up 103.07 points):
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 11 cents, or 3.08 per cent, to $3.68 on 15.6 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 13 cents, or 2.77 per cent, to $4.83 on 11.9 million shares.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 61 cents, or 3.13 per cent, to $20.09 on 9.7 million shares.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Up 71 cents, or 5.20 per cent, to $14.37 on 7.8 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:CGC). Drug manufacturer. Up 54 cents, or 6.97 per cent, to $8.29 on 7.4 million shares.
Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 12 cents, or 2.31 per cent, to $5.32 on 7.2 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Chorus Aviation (TSX:CHR). Airline. Down one cent, or 0.16 per cent, to $6.14 on 237,237 shares. Chorus Aviation, which mainly provides Jazz regional air service for Air Canada, is spreading its wings by signing a deal to lease aircraft to Spain’s Air Nostrum. The Halifax-based company says it will purchase four new 100-seat CRJ1000 regional jets from Bombardier and lease them to the carrier, which operates a fleet of 42 CRJ and ATR turboprops. The planes with a list price of US$48.8 million will be financed with the help of Export Development Canada and be delivered over the next year.