Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (13,248.06 up 61.53 points):

Canada Lithium Corp. (TSX:CLQ). Miner. Down two cents, or 4.17 per cent, to 46 cents on 9.1 million shares.

B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 18 cents, or 7.23 per cent, to $2.67 on 8.3 million shares. The TSX gold sector led advancers, up about 4.55 per cent as December bullion advanced $26.80 to US$1,342.60 an ounce.

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI). Health care. Down 15 cents, or 13.16 per cent, to 99 cents on 7.3 million shares.

Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Up 42 cents, or 2.29 per cent, to $18.79 on 6.8 million shares.

Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Plane and train maker. Up three cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $5.33 on 6.2 million shares.

Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX:CS). Miner. Up six cents, or 2.11 per cent, to $2.91 on 6.1 million shares.

Toronto Venture Exchange (971.77 up 11.87 points):

Symbility Solutions Inc. (TSXV:SY). Technology. Up five cents, or 11.36 per cent, to 49 cents on 8.2 million shares.

Petroforte International Ltd. (TSXV:PFI). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 5.56 per cent, to 19 cents on 4.1 million shares.

Companies reporting major news:

Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR). Down 15 cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $109.75 on 506,668 shares. After markets closed, CN reported that its net profits climbed 6.1 per cent to $705 million or $1.67 per share in the three-month period ended Sept. 30, up from $664 million or $1.52 per share in the third quarter a year ago. Adjusted earnings grew 13 per cent to $724 million or $1.72 per share, easily beating analyst expectations of $1.62 per share.

Empire Co. Ltd. (TSX:EMP.A). Up 44 cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $76.15. Supermarket chain Sobeys, which is owned by Empire Co. Ltd., said after markets closed that it would put 23 stores up for sale in exchange for regulatory approval for its $5.8-billion purchase of grocer Safeway Canada. Nova Scotia-based Sobeys said the federal Competition Bureau approved the transaction with the understanding that certain locations in Western Canada would be put on the market.