TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (12,005.42 up 168.56 points):
CML HealthCare Inc. (TSX:CLC). Medical laboratory. Up $3.40, or 47.22 per cent, at $10.60 on 24.93 million shares. LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services has made a friendly, $1.22-billion takeover for CML HealthCare in a deal that includes the assumption of $255 million in CML debt. The 10.75 per share cash offer represents a 49.3 per cent premium to CML's closing price of $7.20 on Monday.
Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation equipment. Up 21 cents, or 4.71 per cent, at $4.67 on 7.05 million shares.
Denison Mines Corp. (TSX:DML). Miner. Up a penny, or 0.82 per cent, at $1.23 on 5.98 million shares.
Kinross Gold (TSX:K). Miner. Up a penny, or 0.20 per cent, at $5.07 on 4.08 million shares. The gold sector inched up 0.07 per cent to 164.13 points.
Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Insurer. Unchanged at $16.52 on 3.93 million shares.
Toronto Venture Exchange (882.36 up 2.34 points):
Amseco Exploration Ltd. (TSXV:AEL). Mine explorer. Unchanged at a penny on 5.54 million shares.
Rye Patch Gold Corp. (TSXV:RPM). Mine explorer. Down 10 cents, or 34.48 per cent, at 19 cents on 4.77 million shares.
Company reporting major news:
Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Up 19 cents, or 8.02 per cent, at $2.56 on 2.06 million shares. Air Canada's said its low-cost leisure carrier Rouge will be flying to 23 holiday destinations by the end of the 2013-2014 holiday season. Rouge begins operations July 1.
BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Up 57 cents, or 3.86 per cent, at $15.32 on 3.31 million shares. The company launched a business service for corporate and government workers with Google Android and Apple smartphones called the Secure Work Space. It allows users to separate their data and work apps from their personal apps.
Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Bank. Up 79 cents, or 1.33 per cent, at $60.15 on 3.14 million shares. The big bank, along with several major financial companies, is planning to set up a new Canadian stock market to rival TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X), which is backed by some of Royal Bank's competitors. The new company will be named Aequitas Innovations Inc. TMX Group's stock fell $1, or 2.28 per cent, to $42.80 on 82,516 shares.
Tim Hortons Inc. (TSX:THI). Coffee and doughnut chain. Up $1.74, or 3.19 per cent, at $56.29 on 495,797 shares. Signifcant shareholder Scout Capital Management issued an open letter to Tim's board seeking several changes that it believes would greatly increase the company's share price.