Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,494.23, up 10.02 points).
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Down eight cents, or 3.64 per cent, to $2.12 on 9.5 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 63 cents, or 2.89 per cent, to $22.46 on 8.4 million shares.
Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 14 cents, or 2.4 per cent, to $5.70 on 6.2 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 63 cents, or 6.51 per cent, to $9.05 on 5.9 million shares.
New Gold Inc. (TSX:NGD). Materials. Down 11 cents, or 5.64 per cent, to $1.84 on 5.6 million shares.
CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX:TRST). Health care. Up 10 cents, or 2.67 per cent, to $3.84 on 5.5 million shares.
Companies in the news:
Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM). Up seven cents to $3.84. Grupo Aeromexico is reviewing its partnership with Aimia Inc., the latest problem for the loyalty analytics company which is facing a fight with a group of its shareholders. The Mexican airline says it is “re-evaluating all aspects of its customer loyalty strategy.” Aeromexico holds a 51.9 per cent stake in PLM Premier which runs Club Premier, the airline’s frequent flyer program. Aimia holds the remaining stake.
Canadian Natural Resources. (TSX:CNQ). Down 87 cents, or 2.5 per cent to $33.88. The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project says the province’s largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades. The coalition of landowners, environmentalists and others is unveiling a list of companies and its estimate of how much it would cost each to remediate its properties if it had to be done today. It says those costs are much higher than the companies estimate because they are assuming they will have decades of cleanup time. The coalition says Calgary-based Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. is facing the largest bill at $11.9 billion to clean up 73,000 oil, gas and bitumen wells in Alberta.
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