The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX falls 0.20 percent to 16,800.29.
Leading the index were West Fraser Timber Co Ltd
Lagging shares were Ensign Energy Services Inc
On the TSX 84 issues rose and 150 fell as a 0.6-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 8 new highs and 1 new low, with total volume of 230.8 million shares.
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Encana Corp
The TSX's energy group <.SPTTEN> fell 2.17 points, or 1.5 percent, while the financials sector <.SPTTFS> climbed 0.61 points, or 0.2 percent.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures
The TSX is up 17.3 percent for the year.