TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:
Toronto Stock Exchange (11,435.54, up 27.23 points):
Eastern Platinum Ltd. (TSX:ELR). Miner. Down two cents, or 10.26 per cent, at 17.5 cents on 59,327,421 shares.
Carpathian Gold Inc. (TSX:CPN). Miner. Down two cents, or 6.9 per cent, at 27 cents on 10,941,132 shares.
Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:BNK). Oil and gas. Down 15 cents, or 9.32 per cent, at $1.46 on 8,492,657 shares.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Down 34 cents, or 4.46 per cent, at $7.28 on 4,253,402 shares.
Westaim Corp. (TSX:WED). Insurance. Unchanged at 74 cents on 3,614,188 shares.
Precision Drilling Corp. (TSX:PD). Oil and gas. Down 10 cents, or 1.53 per cent, at $6.45 on 3,465,678 shares.
TSX Venture Exchange (1,206.03, down 11.32 points):
Oro Mining Ltd. (TSXV:OGR). Miner. Unchanged at 10.5 cents on 2,527,321 shares.
Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSXV:GSV). Miner. Down 27 cents, or 11.49 per cent, at $2.08 on 2,221,752 shares.
Companies reporting major news:
Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Up eight cents, or 0.63 per cent, at $12.69 on 1,518,133 shares. Eldorado has announced several changes in its executive offices, including naming chief operating officer Norm Pitcher as company president. Pitcher's role as chief operating officer is being taken over by Paul Skayman, senior vice-president, operations.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP). Railway. Up 23 cents, or 0.31 per cent, at $74.48 on 292,165 shares. CP says it has a multi-year agreement with U.S. Silica to transport frac sand. CP did not disclose the value of the contract, which will make it the exclusive rail service provider to the American company's newest mining and processing facility in Sparta, Wis.