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 (12,230.12, down 102.66 points):

Westaim Corp. (TSX:WED). Investment firm. Up five cents, or 7.35 per cent, at 73 cents on 39,443,504 shares.

Torex Gold Resources Inc. (TSX:TXG). Miner. Up seven cents, or 3.98 per cent, at $1.83 on 6,439,170 shares.

Aura Minerals Inc. (TSX:ORA). Miner. Up two cents, or 2.82 per cent, at 73 cents on 5,347,809 shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 68 cents, or 3.19 per cent, at $20.16 on 4,623,449 shares.

Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT). Grain-handler. Down two cents, or 0.13 per cent, at $15.90 on 4,164,650 shares.

HSE Integrated Ltd. (TSX:HSL). Health and safety. Up one cent, or 0.57 per cent, at $1.77 on 4,156,406 shares.

TSX Venture Exchange (1,431.44, down 0.24 of a point):

Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. (TSXV:TRR). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.3 per cent, at $3.29 on 6,730,626 shares.

US Oil Sands Inc. (TSXV:USO). Oil and gas. Down 0.5 cents, or 2.78 per cent, at 17.5 cents on 5,068,149 shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Imperial Oil Ltd. (TSX:IMO). Oil and gas. Down four cents, or 0.09 per cent, at $45.93 on 423,113 shares. Imperial is looking at jumping on the West Coast LNG bandwagon so that the gas it produces in northeastern B.C. can fetch a higher price in Asia than it would in North America, the company’s CEO said Wednesday.

Telus Corp. (TSX:T). Telecommunications. Up eight cents, or 0.14 per cent, at $59.06 on 285,144 shares. Telus has filed a complaint with the B.C. securities regulator about a New York hedge fund’s opposition to the telecom company’s plan to have one class of common shares. Telus has asked the British Columbia Securities Commission to require Mason Capital Management to issue a press release to provide more information on why it acquired a large voting position in the telecom company.