National Newswatch

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (19,973.22, down 16.95 points.) 

Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 27 cents, or 0.66 per cent, to $40.66 on 14.1 million shares. 

Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX:AR). Materials. Up nine cents, or 21.95 per cent, to 50 cents on 10.4 million shares. 

Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 56 cents, or 2.49 per cent, to $23.03 on 8.5 million shares. 

Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 18 cents, or 0.72 per cent, to $24.96 on 6.4 million shares. 

Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 19 cents, or 0.35 per cent, to $53.60 on 5.9 million shares. 

TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down four cents, or 0.07 per cent, to $58.05 on 5.7 million shares.

Companies in the news: 

Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO). Down 57 cents, or 0.44 per cent, to $128.54. The head of the BMO Climate Institute says small and medium-sized businesses should start thinking about building climate plans into their operations to stay competitive as emission expectations begin to shift. Susan McGeachie says large companies are increasingly looking at the emissions profile of their suppliers, providing both risks and opportunities for smaller players. Her comments come as the institute released a survey of more than 600 leaders of small and medium businesses in Canada and the U.S. that found 69 per cent of respondents expect climate change to disrupt operations over the next five years, while only 24 per cent of Canadian business have a plan to address it. 

Dollarama (TSX:DOL). Up $4.16, or 5.21 per cent, to $84. Dollarama Inc. recorded another strong quarter as inflationary pressures continue to drive consumer demand for consumable products at the discount retailer. The Montreal-based retailer raised its comparable-store sales growth guidance Wednesday as it reported that its third-quarter profit and sales were up compared with a year ago. During a call with analysts, Dollarama's chief financial officer J.P. Towner said the retailer saw a third consecutive quarter of "higher than historical demand" for consumable products, a category that includes food as well as items such as laundry detergent that can only be used once. 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 7, 2022.

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