Canada announces new measures to address human rights abuses in Xinjiang, China

Canada announces new measures to address human rights abuses in Xinjiang, China
  OTTAWA – François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade today announced measures related to the human rights situation in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The Government of Canada states it is gravely concerned with evidence and reports of human rights violations in the People’s Republic of China involving... Read More

Betting on the booming plant protein food market

Betting on the booming plant protein food market
  HALIFAX – Think plant protein is just a passing fad? Think again. You likely noticed that the plant-based counter at your favourite grocery store is growing. There’s good reason: people are buying. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the chaos surrounding containment and vaccination rules, consumers are quietly enjoying products made from plant proteins and milk alternatives. According to recent... Read More

Cannabix Technologies granted U.S. patent for cannabis drug detection device

Cannabix Technologies granted U.S. patent for cannabis drug detection device
VANCOUVER – Cannabix Technologies Inc. (CSE: BLO) (OTC PINK: BLOZF) developer of the Cannabix Marijuana Breathalyzer devices for law enforcement and the workplace, reported that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent No. 14/689434 entitled, “Cannabis Drug Detection Device” to the Company. The Company and its patent attorneys have been pursuing this patent application since its filing... Read More

Air Canada Receives APEX’s Diamond Status Certification For Its CleanCare+ Biosafety Program in Response to COVID-19

Air Canada Receives APEX’s Diamond Status Certification For Its CleanCare+ Biosafety Program in Response to COVID-19
  MONTREAL – Air Canada today was certified as a global champion for its commitment to the health and safety of customers and employees as it received the Diamond certification from the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying. This recognizes the numerous initiatives Air Canada has taken since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Air Canada CleanCare+ program,... Read More

Metro Vancouver to receive $22-million for urban climate centre

Metro Vancouver to receive $22-million for urban climate centre
  VANCOUVER – Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced that Simon Fraser University has been selected to establish an urban climate centre in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, through a $22-million federal investment. Simon Fraser University’s Renewable Cities program will launch the Low Carbon Cities Canada... Read More

Harfang discovers a new high-grade gold area in James Bay

Harfang discovers a new high-grade gold area in James Bay
MONTREAL – Harfang Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: HAR) reported new gold discoveries on its 100% owned Serpent Property in James Bay. Three new gold showings on grab samples returning values of 125, 60.5, 33.8 and 1.7 g/t Au scattered over 2 km leading to major claim acquisitions (293 claims covering 15,140 ha) by map designation. The newly-discovered high-grade gold occurrences open up a totally... Read More

Geomega Successfully Completes Rare Earths Pilot Plant Testing

Geomega Successfully Completes Rare Earths Pilot Plant Testing
MONTREAL – Geomega Resources Inc. (TSX.V: GMA) (OTC: GOMRF) a developer of clean technologies for the mining, refining and recycling of rare earths, reported the successful completion of testing and optimization of its Rare Earths Pilot Plant , located at the National Research Council Canada facility in Boucherville, Quebec. This is the 2nd generation pilot plant after the completion of... Read More