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Largest short positions, Feb. 28, 2014

Company NameSymbol28-Feb-1415-Feb-14Net Chg
Lundin Mining LUN-T61,577,31362,501,016-923,703
Bombardier Inc. BBBD.B-T45,748,18848,643,727-2,895,539
New Gold Inc.NGD-T40,524,80538,829,8211,694,984
TD BankTD-T40,003,31037,537,3082,466,002
Athabasca OilATH-T32,972,57137,766,170-4,793,599
Kinross GoldK-T32,600,13536,202,354-3,602,219
Celestica Inc.CLS-T30,491,28728,096,7292,394,558
Legacy Oil + GasLEG-T30,421,66130,646,908-225,247
CGI Group Inc. AGIB.A-T30,392,28327,407,3352,984,948
Enbridge Inc.ENB-T29,949,36022,508,6857,440,675
Royal Bank of CdaRY-T27,198,15424,963,5432,234,611
Manulife FinancialMFC-T26,458,82620,129,7986,329,028
Detour Gold DGC-T26,016,12226,282,765-266,643
Eldorado GoldELD-T24,045,17219,733,1024,312,070
Element FinancialEFN-T23,876,19523,424,790451,405
Power FinancialPWF-T23,770,89723,735,59435,303
Penn West Petro.PWT-T23,615,60332,171,426-8,555,823
Loblaw Cos.L-T22,373,71523,431,674-1,057,959
Bankers PetroleumBNK-T21,976,07021,933,85242,218
First Quantum Min.FM-T21,735,94222,475,102-739,160

Largest net increases, Feb. 28, 2014

Company NameSymbol28-Feb-1415-Feb-14Net Chg
Rubicon MineralsRMX-T14,053,8302,866,31011,187,520
Canadian Oil SandsCOS-T19,414,6178,292,00411,122,613
Sun Life FinancialSLF-T15,192,0877,136,2778,055,810
Enbridge Inc.ENB-T29,949,36022,508,6857,440,675
Manulife FinancialMFC-T26,458,82620,129,7986,329,028
National Bank of CdaNA-T9,908,2574,154,0375,754,220
Brookfield Asset Mgt. ABAM.A-T15,279,8719,856,4745,423,397
TransAlta Corp.TA-T14,147,9329,213,3414,934,591
Precision DrillingPD-T5,794,261905,2684,888,993
Eldorado GoldELD-T24,045,17219,733,1024,312,070
Fortis Inc.FTS-T16,874,00812,704,5864,169,422
SNC-Lavalin GroupSNC-T9,453,0695,524,6493,928,420
Blackpearl ResourcesPXX-T13,713,1429,945,6583,767,484
Teck Resources BTCK.B-T12,351,6808,704,8763,646,804
Bank Of MontrealBMO-T19,563,52816,166,5113,397,017
Gildan ActivewearGIL-T13,914,67410,875,8063,038,868
CGI Group Inc. AGIB.A-T30,392,28327,407,3352,984,948
Baytex Energy Corp.BTE-T9,564,0926,848,3482,715,744
TD BankTD-T40,003,31037,537,3082,466,002
Celestica Inc.CLS-T30,491,28728,096,7292,394,558

Largest net decreases, Feb. 28, 2014

Company NameSymbol28-Feb-1415-Feb-14Net Chg
Torex Gold Res.TXG-T8,294,25432,483,746-24,189,492
Torex Gold Res. WtTXG.WT-T015,499,270-15,499,270
Osisko Mining Corp.OSK-T17,323,18131,057,069-13,733,888
Penn West Petro.PWT-T23,615,60332,171,426-8,555,823
Western Forest Prod.WEF-T8,493,92817,008,841-8,514,913
Encana Corp.ECA-T8,667,57216,717,919-8,050,347
Brookfield Office Prop.BPO-T11,475,29517,548,679-6,073,384
Potash Corp. of Sask.POT-T20,636,51426,284,850-5,648,336
Athabasca Oil Corp.ATH-T32,972,57137,766,170-4,793,599
Cenovus Energy Inc.CVE-T4,219,8558,614,381-4,394,526
Surge Energy Inc.SGY-T4,053,7348,161,897-4,108,163
Cdn. Natural Res.CNQ-T10,260,13214,131,600-3,871,468
Kinross Gold Corp.K-T32,600,13536,202,354-3,602,219
Bombardier Inc. BBBD.B-T45,748,18848,643,727-2,895,539
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T18,129,30020,898,589-2,769,289
North Amer. PalladiumPDL-T3,033,8705,797,749-2,763,879
Talisman EnergyTLM-T9,206,50111,884,866-2,678,365
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T15,979,03318,586,931-2,607,898
Barrick Gold Corp.ABX-T6,112,2418,524,669-2,412,428
Great-West LifecoGWO-T19,989,80522,215,927-2,226,122

Largest per cent increases, Feb. 28, 2014

Company NameSymbol28-Feb-1415-Feb-14% Chg
Cardiome PharmaCOM-T1,163,328500232,565
Horizons Betapro Nasd-100 Bear+ ETF Cl A UnHQD-T81,60010081,500
Western Potash Corp.WPX-T70,10010070,000
Horizons S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight ETF E UnHEW-T63,40010063,300
Powershares QQQ(CAD Hedged)Index ETF Trns UnQQC-T61,80010061,700
Allbanc Split Corp. II Class 'A' CapitalALB-T60,39910060,299
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF UnTXF-T78,29040019,472
Microbix Biosystems Inc.MBX-T96,70050019,240
1st Asset Morningstar Cda Momentum Index ETF UnWXM-T320,4881,71118,631
BMO MSCI EAFE Hedged To CAD Index ETF UnZDM-T99,73660016,522
Valeura Energy Inc.VLE-T121,0001,00012,000
Western Lithium USAWLC-T206,2001,80011,355
Merus Labs Int'lMSL-T11,00010010,900
1st Asst Mornstr Cdn Div Target 30Idx ETF AdvDXM.A-T8,8001008,700
BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF UnitZCN-T205,8002,8007,250
First Tr Alphadex Emrg Mkt Div ETF(CAD-Heg)UnFDE-T7,1501007,050
Carpathian Gold Inc.CPN-T116,0002,0005,700
Aston Hill Vip Income Fund Trust UnVIP.UN-T12,7003004,133
Etrion CorporationETX-T4,2001004,100
iShares MSCI Emerging Mkts Min Vol Idx Fnd UnXMM-T68,5371,6434,071

Largest per cent decreases, Feb. 28, 2014

Company NameSymbol28-Feb-1415-Feb-14% Chg
OCP Credit Strategy Fund Trust UnitsOCS.UN-T10032,700-99
Horizons Betapro S&P500Vix Shrt-Trm Futr A UnHUV-T10030,000-99
Argex Titanium Inc.RGX-T600159,600-99
Horizons Enhncd Income Financials ETF Cl E UnHEF-T10024,600-99
Cvtech Group Inc.CVT-T20042,200-99
Aston Hill Financial Inc.AHF-T3,200651,500-99
Canadian Tire Corp.CTC-T2,595482,500-99
Artis REIT Pr Un Ser 'A'AX.PR.A-T10017,400-99
iShares Nasdaq 100 Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) UnXQQ-T10017,328-99
Luna Gold Corp.LGC-T8,9361,418,045-99
Ceres Global Ag Corp.CRP-T800122,100-99
Claude Resources Inc.CRJ-T30030,300-99
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.PGD-T1008,600-98
Frontier Rare Earths Ltd. Ord.FRO-T1007,800-98
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF UnMXF-T80062,000-98
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.PTQ-T40026,400-98
BMO Nasdaq 100 Eqty Hedged To CAD Indx ETF UnZQQ-T3,800190,743-98
Candente Copper Corp.DNT-T1,00050,000-98
iShare S&P Glbl Hlthcare Indx Fnd CAD-Hdgd UnXHC-T1,46569,707-97
Forsys Metals Corp.FSY-T1,50069,500-97

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