Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,082.70, up 30.67 points):Hydro One Ltd. Instalment Receipts (TSX:H.IR). Utilities. Up 50 cents, or 1.31 per cent, to $38.75 on 10.1 million shares.Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up two cents, or 0.36 per cent, to $5.51 on 9.01 million shares.Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN). Miner. Down five cents, or 0.51 per cent, to $9.75 on 6.6 million shares.Prometic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI). Biotechnology. Up 30 cents, or 25.00 per cent, to $1.50 on 5.8 million shares.Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.68 per cent, to $1.47 on 5.1 million shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down seven cents, or 2.77 per cent, to $2.46 on 4.5 million shares. The Montreal-based company says it’s been shut out of a US$3.2-billion contract to supply subway cars in New York City because of past delivery delays. Bombardier says it learned last week that its bid submitted to New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority in December won’t make it to the final round.Companies reporting major news:Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU). Agriculture. Up $1.35, or 1.12 per cent, to $121.71 on 281,079 shares. The Calgary-based company is preparing to expand its agriculture retail business in the U.S. with the acquisition of 20 farm-supply locations in Georgia and Florida. Agrium, which also has a wholesale fertilizer business, says its U.S. retail distribution network will be enhanced through a binding purchase agreement with Southern States Cooperative. It will also acquire an integrated cotton ginning business in Statesboro, Ga.Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS). Bank. Up 13 cents, or 0.17 per cent, to $77.33 on 1.6 million shares. Scotiabank is reporting a $2.1-billion profit in its third quarter and a dividend increase of three cents to 79 cents per share. Net income equalled $1.66 per share, up from $1.54 per share in last year’s third quarter.BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO). Bank. Down $2.36, or 2.55 per cent, to $90.07 on 2.6 million shares. Bank of Montreal reported a third-quarter profit of nearly $1.4 billion ($2.05 per common share), an increase from $1.2 billion ($1.86 per common share) from the same time last year.Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX:HCG). Financial Services. Up 20 cents, or 1.53 per cent, to $13.24 on 297,622 shares. The alternative mortgage company is continuing to rebuild its executive ranks with the hiring of a new chief financial officer who has extensive experience in Canada’s financial services industry. Brad Kotush, a former CFO at Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., will join the Toronto-based company as of Sept. 1.