Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,396.29, up 59.84 points).Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up 33 cents, or 6.57 per cent, to $5.35 on 11.9 million shares.Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up 36 cents, or 14.69 per cent, to $2.81 on 10.4 million shares.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 38 cents, or 4.10 per cent, to $9.64 on 9.5 million shares.Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 43 cents, or 3.67 per cent, to $12.15 on 8.1 million shares.Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Up 61 cents, or 4.78 per cent, to $13.36 on 6.9 million.Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Energy. Up 41 cents, or 7.68 per cent, to $5.75 on 5.7 million shares.Companies reporting:Cogeco Inc. (TSX:CGO). Up $6.64 or 8.6 per cent to $83.68. Cogeco says it has completed a system update in Ontario and Quebec that has caused months of problems for the cable and internet company. CEO Philippe Jette says Cogeco has fixed the problems experienced while installing a new customer management system that resulted in a spike in complaints to the industry’s ombudsman and pushed customers to switch to competitors. Cogeco said its net income attributable to shareholders fell in the second quarter to $25.7 million from last year’s $46.6 million, when Cogeco benefited from U.S. tax reform.Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B). Down nine cents to $32.49. Canada’s telecom regulator has directed Quebecor to continue providing its TVA Sports signal to Bell TV subscribers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission also warned Wednesday that it is “ready to use the means at its disposal to enforce its regulations,” which means that it could attach an order under Section 12 of the Broadcasting Act. Quebecor, which has called for higher rates from Bell for specialty channels, has threatened to scramble the signal of its French-language TVA Sports to Bell TV subscribers starting with Wednesday’s opening of the National Hockey League’s playoffs.TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA). Up six cents to $9.89. The Ontario Securities Commission says it will hear an application on Friday in Toronto by activist U.S. investors who want to delay the annual meeting of power utility TransAlta Corp. and impose a transaction vote. The regulator says its proceeding will consider the application of Mangrove Partners, which with entities affiliated with Bluescape Energy Partners owns 10 per cent of TransAlta’s shares, to delay the meeting from April 26 until at least June 1. The American shareholders also want the regulator to force TransAlta to hold a vote on its proposed deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners, under which $750 million would be invested in the company’s hydroelectric assets.The Canadian Press
Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGuyanese woman suspected to be involved in Canada cocaine bust yet to be arrestedNovember 30, 2018In “Crime”ECD businesswoman wanted for cocaine bust in CanadaOctober 5, 2018In “Crime”Dwidth Ferugson still on the run; CANU investigating local linkagesOctober 13, 2015In “Crime” A businesswoman who is wanted by the Custom Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) in connection with a drug bust in Canada last month has reportedly been found by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).Wanted: Rosemary SinghThe woman who has being identified as Rosemary Singh of Ramsingh Street, Annandale, and South Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was reportedly spotted by police after she fled Guyana through its borders by boat.This was confirmed by reliable sources who noted that the Canadian Government located her in neighbouring, Suriname.“There is a Guyanese woman that they (immigration) have identified and that may have been involved in a drug ring. Her name is Singh, Rosemary Singh”, the source confirmed.However, it was noted that both CANU and their Canadian counterparts are working together and are continuing with investigations into the matter.Singh, proprietor of Rose Bar located in Section ‘C’ Enterprise, ECD is wanted for questioning by (CANU) in relation to a cocaine bust in Canada, stemming from on a bauxite shipment that departed Guyana.On September 15, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) carried out a major drug enforcement exercise during which they seized 81 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Valleyfield.The drug was found concealed in the hold of a vessel – Jacqueline C – carrying bauxite from Linden, where the ship departed. “After an initial search of the vessel, signs led us to concentrate on the front of the boat. And after a vigorous search, the cocaine was found concealed in bags in the hold of the vessel,” CBSA Deputy Director, Alain Surprenant, was quoted saying in subsequent reports.Nevertheless, four people were arrested, two of whom – 48-year-old Nazir Ahmad Hussain and 36-year-old Roldan De Gorio TITO – were charged with conspiracy to import drugs for the purpose of trafficking.According to a statement on the RCMP’s website, investigations revealed that the seized drug was heading for the Toronto and Vancouver markets.