TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,825.42 up 0.94 of a point):
Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. (TXS:ANS). Forestry. Down four cents, or 1.03 per cent, at $3.84 on 11.85 million shares.
TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX:TOG). Oil and gas. Up six cents, or 3.45 per cent, at $1.80 on 9.04 million shares.
PhosCan Chemical Corp. (TSX:FOS). Down half a cent, or 1.85 per cent, at 26.5 cents on 7.24 million shares.
Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX:IAE). Oil and gas. Up 31 cents, or 15.20 per cent, at $2.35 on 4.7 million shares. The company announced a "highly successful" flow test on its Stella field development well in the U.K.'s central North Sea.
Sulliden Gold Corp. Ltd. (TSX:SUE). Miner. Down a penny, or 0.94 per cent, at $1.05 on 4.61 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (944.23 up 1.39 points):
Fission Uranium Corp. (TSXV:FCU). Uranium exploration. Up five cents, or 4.50 per cent, at $1.16 on 8.57 million shares.
KWG Resources Inc. (TSXV:KWG). Metal exploration. Up half a cent, or 10 per cent, at 5.5 cents on 7.09 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:BNC). Biopharmaceutical. Up half a cent, or 1.33 per cent, at 38 cents on 379,500 shares. The company and a group of dissident shareholders have reached an agreement that will see Bioniche replace its chief executive and some of its directors.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Plane and train maker. Up eight cents, or 1.61 per cent, at $5.06 on 3.93 million shares. Its rail division won its first major contract in Azerbaijan, pegged at US$288 million.
Dollarama (TSX:DOL). Discount retailer. Up $5.20, or 7.02 per cent, at $79.30 on 579,940 shares. Montreal-based Dollarama says it will add about 120 new stores over the next 18 months as it reported second-quarter results that beat analyst expectations. Net income surged 20 per cent to $59.8 million or 82 cents per share while revenue jumped to $511.3 million from $440.98 million.
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