Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (14,376.24, down 49.31 points):
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down nine cents, or 4.79 per cent, to $1.79 on 6.3 million shares.
B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up two cents, or 1.33 per cent, to $1.52 on 5.9 million shares.
Spartan Energy Corp. (TSX:SPE). Oil and gas. Up six cents, or 2.36 per cent, to $2.60 on 4.4 million shares.
Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up 10 cents, or 1.04 per cent, to $9.68 on 4.3 million shares.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX:PRE). Oil and gas. Up 30 cents, or 9.49 per cent, to $3.46 on 3.9 million shares.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Oil and gas. Up 29 cents, or 0.92 per cent, to $31.76 on 3.9 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Wireless communications. Up 16 cents, or 1.60 per cent, to $10.15 on 1.3 million shares. Another round of jobs cuts has been levelled on staff at BlackBerry Ltd. as it deals with weak smartphone sales and pushes ahead with a turnaround plan. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company declined on Tuesday to disclose how many employees were affected in the latest changes, but said that some were shifted to different roles while others were laid off.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP). Transportation. Down $11.38, or 5.51 per cent, to $194.97 on 837,412 shares. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is planning to eliminate 200 to 300 jobs as the company faces lower than expected freight volumes and earnings. The news comes a day after Canadian National Railway reported laying off 600 people because of a challenging economic environment for the railway sector.