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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 (13,614.63 up 17.70 points):

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 10 cents, or 4.26 per cent, to $2.25 on 13.3 million shares. The gold sector was the biggest drag, down about one per cent as the February gold bullion contract slipped $4.10 to US$1,225.50 an ounce.

Colossus Minerals Inc. (TSX:CSI). Miner. Down 1.5 cents, or 27.27 per cent, to four cents on 5.7 million shares.

BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Up six cents, or 0.66 per cent, to $9.20 on 4.58 million shares. Wednesday's advance came as Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH) (up $6.10 or 1.42 per cent to $435.11) said that it will double its investment in the smartphone maker's debt with the purchase of an additional US$250 million in convertible debentures.

Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Oil and gas. Down 24 cents, or 3.44 per cent, to $6.74 on 4.3 million shares. The energy sector was off 0.28 per cent as the February crude oil contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange slid $1.34 to US$92.33 a barrel.

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial services. Up 50 cents, or 2.40 per cent, to $21.35 on 3.66 million shares.

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT). Agriculture. Up $1.02, or 2.90 per cent, at $36.19 on 3.42 million shares.

Toronto Venture Exchange (949.83 up 3.78 points):

TransGaming Inc. (TSXV:TNG). Technology. Down four cents, or 10.26 per cent, to 35 cents on 11.8 million shares.

Loyalist Group Ltd. (TSXV:LOY). Education. Up five cents, or 7.14 per cent, to 75 cents on 5.1 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation. Down six cents, or 1.31 per cent, at $4.51 on 3.3 million shares. Bombardier's two CSeries test aircraft made their first simultaneous flights Wednesday but concerns about the slow pace of testing has some industry observers anticipating a delay in the airplane's entry into service. However, a company spokesman says the goal for first deliveries "remains the fall of 2014."

CAE Inc. (TSX:CAE). Aerospace. Up four cents, or 0.29 per cent, to $13.68 on 356,359 shares. CAE says it has secured contracts worth more than $110 million, not including options, to provide a range of training systems and services for defence customers.



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