Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (12,232.62 up 12.17points):

Great Basin Gold Ltd. (TSX:GBG). Miner. Down 13 cents, or 55.32 per cent, at 10.5 cents on 17,123,125 shares.

Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN). Miner. Up 13 cents, or 2.65 per cent, at $5.03 on 5,121,899 shares. The metals and mining sector was up 0.74 per cent.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 10 cents, or 0.45 per cent, at $22.26 on 4,980,158 shares. The energy sector inched up 0.04 per cent to 263.08 points as the price of October crude oil dipped 16 cents US to close at US$97.01 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 14 cents, or 1.52 per cent, at $9.33 on 4,435,387 shares. The gold sector rose 0.60 per cent.

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 36 cents, or 2.16 per cent, at $17 on 4,389,995 shares.

Talison Lithium Ltd. (TSX:TLH). Miner. Down six cents, or 0.92 per cent, at $6.47 on 4,373,836 shares.

TSX Venture Exchange (1,282.65 up 8.05 points):

Entrec Corp. (TSXV:ENT). General freight trucking. Up two cents, or 1.30 per cent, at $1.56 on 6,209,428 shares.

ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. (TSXV:SNM). Up 3.5 cents, or 13.46 per cent, at 29.5 cents on 4,541,840 shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL). Retailer. Down 33 cents, or 0.56 per cent, at $58.97 on 424,322 shares. The discount retailer announced more store openings before the end of the fiscal year to take advantage of the mall construction boom in the country. Dollarama also posted second-quarter profits of $49.8 million or 66 cents per share, up from $37.6 million or 50 cents in the same period last year. Revenue rose 13.8 per cent to $441 million.

Telus Corp. (TSX:T). Telecommunications. Up 96 cents, or 1.56 per cent, at $62.57 on 949,533 shares. New York hedge fund Mason Capital Management LLC will appeal a B.C. court decision that blocks it from holding a shareholders meeting for investors with Telus voting stock. Telus and Mason are in a bitter public battle over a plan to eliminate the Canadian telecom company’s dual-class share structure.