Buy just one of these extra-risk picks

STANTEC INC. $31.13 (Toronto symbol STN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (780-917-7288; www.stantec.com; Shares o/s: 113.9 million; Market cap: $3.5 billion; Divd. yield: 1.8%) sells consulting, project management, design and technology services. Most of its clients operate in the oil and gas, transportation and construction industries.
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These yields are high and sustainable

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $16 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units o/s: 110.4 million; Market cap: $1.8 billion; Divd. yield: 7.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; www.chemtradelogistics.com) is one of the largest removal-service providers for firms that create acids and sulphur as by-products. The… Read More

These consumer picks offer high yields

DOREL INDUSTRIES $25.52 (Toronto symbol DII.B; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (514-934-3034; www.dorel.com; Shares outstanding: 32.3 million; Market cap: $798.1 million; Dividend yield: 6.1%) makes a range of items: ready-to-assemble home and office furniture; juvenile products such as car seats, strollers, high chairs, toddler beds and cribs; and bicycles… Read More

Purchase cuts Extendicare’s risk

EXTENDICARE INC. $8.39 (Toronto symbol EXE; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 88.0 million; Market cap: $738.3 million; Dividend yield: 5.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; www.extendicare.com) has completed the acquisition of the Lynde Creek Retirement Community in Whitby, Ontario, for $34.5 million. The community includes the… Read More