TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (15,040.43, up 38.82 points):
INV Metals Inc. (TSX:INV). Miner. Down 0.5 of a cent, or 16.67 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 17.3 million shares.
Eastern Platinum Ltd. (TSX:ELR). Miner. Up one cent, or 10.53 per cent, to 10.5 cents on 14.9 million shares.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS.IR). Utilities. Up 50 cents, or 1.39 per cent, to $36.50 on 5.7 million shares.
Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Down 12 cents, or 1.33 per cent, to $8.88 on 5.7 million shares.
Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Up 40 cents, or 0.86 per cent, to $46.75 on four million shares. Suncor says it has hired Alister Cowan as its new chief financial officer. Cowan has been CFO at Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE) since 2008. Husky stock was down 25 cents, or 0.68 per cent, to $36.68 on 1 million shares.
CI Financial Corp. (TSX:CIX). Financial services. Up 85 cents, or 2.47 per cent, to $35.29 on 3.7 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (998.67, up 1.34 points):
Unigold Inc. (TSX:UGD). Miner. Down one cent, or 25 per cent, to three cents on four million shares.
Explor Resources Inc. (TSX:EXS). Miner. Down one cent, or 28.57 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 2.7 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX:DII.B). Infant and juvenile products, home furnishings. Up 51 cents, or 1.27 per cent, to $40.68 on 27,896 shares. The company is buying Hong Kong-based Lerado Group, one of the largest manufacturers of infant and juvenile products in China, for US$120 million. The purchase will provide Dorel with its first company-owned factories in Asia and says it will help with its plans to grow there.
Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC). Retail. Up 15 cents, or 1.08 per cent, to $14 on 18,003 shares. The company says it has an agreement to develop its property at the North Hill Shopping Centre in Calgary with the Concord Pacific Group of Companies. The development of the almost five-hectare site would include residential high-rises with the potential for some retail sites, while Sears says it will continue to operate its store at the North Hill Shopping Centre.