S&P/TSX Composite gain ground on gold, vaccine news

S&P/TSX Composite gain ground on gold, vaccine news
  TORONTO – Stock indexes moved sharply Tuesday, on strength of mining and metals and Covid-19 vaccination news. The TSX closed Tuesday up 119.08 points to 17,506.48. The Canadian dollar moved up to close at 78.75 cents U.S. The resource sector had some of the largest percentage gainers as Silvercorp Metals jumped .58 cents, or 4.9% closing at $7.75, while... Read More

Barrick to Commence Drilling at Precipitate’s Pueblo Grande Project, Dominican Republic

Barrick to Commence Drilling at Precipitate’s Pueblo Grande Project, Dominican Republic
  VANCOUVER – Precipitate Gold Corp. (TSXV: PRG) (OTCQB: PREIF) announced that Barrick Gold Corporation has mobilized two drill rigs to the Company’s Pueblo Grande Project to commence an initial phase of exploration drilling. Barrick has also provided Precipitate an update on exploration activities conducted to date as part of its earn-in agreement whereby Barrick has the right to earn... Read More

Great Atlantic Begins Trenching Program, Southwest New Brunswick

Great Atlantic Begins Trenching Program, Southwest New Brunswick
  VANCOUVER – Great Atlantic Resources Corp. (TSXV.GR) announced it has begun a trenching program at its Mascarene Property, located in southwest New Brunswick. The program is being conducted within the eastern region of the property testing areas of historically reported copper, cobalt and nickel mineralization within a broad magnetic high trend. The December trenching program is being conducted in... Read More

Opus One Solutions named a 2021 Global Cleantech 100 Company, 4th Consecutive year

Opus One Solutions named a 2021 Global Cleantech 100 Company, 4th Consecutive year
TORONTO – Opus One Solutions, a Canadian cleantech firm was named a 2021 Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group for the fourth consecutive year. Delivering solutions that will take us from climate chaos to transformation, the 100 companies on the list represent companies best positioned to contribute to a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient future. This is the 12th... Read More

Pure Extracts Applauds Health Canada SAP revisions, Psilocybin Inclusion

Pure Extracts Applauds Health Canada SAP revisions, Psilocybin Inclusion
VANCOUVER – Pure Extracts Technologies Corp. (CSE: PULL) (XFRA: A2QJAJ), a plant-based extraction company focused on cannabis, hemp, and the rapidly emerging functional mushroom sector, is pleased to support Health Canada’s proposed intent to revise the Special Access Programme (SAP) and related regulations to permit certain authorized uses of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapeutic treatments. The intended SAP revision, announced on December 11th,... Read More

Flair Airlines Introduces COVID Coverage and Ensures Customers Receive Refunds for Cancelled Flights

Flair Airlines Introduces COVID Coverage and Ensures Customers Receive Refunds for Cancelled Flights
  EDMONTON – Canada’s ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines has introduced COVID Coverage to provide customers the ability to easily change or pause their travel due to the unforeseen nature of the pandemic. In addition to this coverage, customers can be assured that in the unfortunate event that their flight must be cancelled due to the pandemic that they will receive... Read More

Way2Grow Biopharma Company Announces Plans to Seek Health Canada Approval for Magic Mushroom Licencing

Way2Grow Biopharma Company Announces Plans to Seek Health Canada Approval for Magic Mushroom Licencing
  OSOYOOS – Way2Grow Nurseries, a privately held biopharma company, announced today it is entering the productivity phase of cannabis cultivation, micropropagation, and extraction. The company further announced its preparation of a Health Canada application towards psychedelic research and development for a medicinal mushroom (Psilocybe semilanceata) Dealer Licence and for use of psilocybin production and extraction for planned preclinical research... Read More

Borrowell to acquire Refresh Financial to help more Canadians gain access to affordable credit

Borrowell to acquire Refresh Financial to help more Canadians gain access to affordable credit
  TORONTO – Borrowell, Canada’s leading free credit score provider and credit education company, announced today it is acquiring Refresh Financial, a Canadian leader in helping underserved Canadians gain long-term access to affordable forms of credit. The combination of the two businesses will accelerate the breadth and accessibility of Borrowell’s product offering by providing a large segment of its growing... Read More