Canada stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Energy, Materials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.71%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Trican Well Service Ltd . (TO:TCW), which rose 19.73% or 0.29 points to trade at 1.76 at the close. Meanwhile, Trilogy Energy Corp (TO:TET) added 18.00% or 0.72 points to end at 4.72 and Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (TO:BXE) was up 15.79% or 0.33 points to 2.42 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TO:ATA), which fell 3.26% or 0.45 points to trade at 13.36 at the close. National Bank of Canada (TO:NA) declined 3.02% or 1.36 points to end at 43.70 and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc . (TO:RBA) was down 2.52% or 0.950 points to 36.770. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 884 to 470 and 178 ended unchanged. The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 5.63% to 23.13. Gold for December delivery was up 1.00% or 11.20 to $1133.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 6.31% or 2.69 to hit $45.24 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 5.09% or 2.42 to trade at $49.98 a barrel. CAD/USD was down 0.13% to 0.7567, while CAD/EUR rose 0.36% to 0.6762. The US Dollar Index was up 0.38% at 96.11.