TSX rises 0.59 percent
* Leading the index were Semafo Inc , up 6.9 percent, Teck Resources Ltd , up 5 percent, and Aphria Inc , higher by 4.9 percent.
* Lagging shares were Uni-Select Inc , down 22.7 percent, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc, down 7.9 percent, and Aritzia Inc, lower by 7.9 percent.
* On the TSX 148 issues rose and 85 fell as a 1.7-to-1 ratio favored advancers. There were 13 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 267.9 million shares.
* The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc , Aurora Cannabis Inc and Crescent Point Energy Corp.
* The TSX's energy group rose 0.31 points, or 0.2 percent, while the financials sector climbed 2.75 points, or 0.9 percent.
* West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 1.44 percent, or $0.81, to $56.9 a barrel. Brent crude rose 0.87 percent, or $0.58, to $67.03 [O/R]
* The TSX is up 11.9 percent for the year.
(Reporting by Noel Randewich)