Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (16,326.70, up 27.82 points)
Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S). Miner. Down 15 cents, or 10.34 per cent, to $1.30 on 22.5 million shares.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 41 cents, or 3.44 per cent, to $12.32 on 12.4 million shares.
NextSource Materials Inc. (TSX:NEXT). Miner. Down half-a-cent, or 3.57 per cent, to 13.5 cents on 12.3 million shares.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up two cents, or 0.65 per cent, to $3.08 on 8.8 million shares. Bombardier will not confirm a published report in Iran that the Canadian planemaker is finalizing its first commercial aircraft order in the Middle Eastern country. The Quebec-based company has acknowledged in the past that it was exploring opportunities in Iran.
Primero Mining Corp. (TSX:P). Miner. Unchanged at 29 cents on 6.2 million shares.
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Health care. Up $1.09, or 2.98 per cent, to $37.61 on 5.6 million shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L). Grocer. Up 59 cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $68.54 on 603,198 shares. The grocery and pharmacy giant and the Canada Revenue Agency faced off in a Toronto court Wednesday in a $404-million dispute involving allegations that Loblaw's Barbadian banking subsidiary was misused for tax avoidance. The Tax Court of Canada hearing focused on Barbados-based Glenhuron Bank Ltd. was largely procedural ahead of a trial due to start on April 23.