Statistics Canada releases economic summary for January 2021

Statistics Canada releases economic summary for January 2021
  OTTAWA –  Statistics Canada released a module that provides a concise summary of selected Canadian economic events, as well as international and financial market developments by calendar month. They say it is intended to provide contextual information only to support users of the economic data published by Statistics Canada. In identifying major events or developments, Statistics Canada is not... Read More

Investment in new technologies aims to reduce pipeline emissions

Investment in new technologies aims to reduce pipeline emissions
  EDMONTON – The Government of Alberta has announced nearly $2 million in funding to help accelerate the adoption of new technologies—electrification, artificial intelligence, machine learning—that can significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the pipeline transportation of Alberta’s natural gas. Funds will be provided to Gazoduq Inc. through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA). The $4 million project will evaluate the feasibility of using electrification,... Read More

Financial strain top source of worry in COVID-19 mental health crisis

Financial strain top source of worry in COVID-19 mental health crisis
OTTAWA – Financial strain is affecting Canadians’ mental and physical health and addressing it will be key to the country’s post-COVID-19 social and economic recovery, according to public health professor Candace Nykiforuk. Nykiforuk and her team received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study ways to address the health impacts of the pandemic related to financial strain. “Our project... Read More

Top five tech billionaires worth $567B, more than 80 poorest countries combined

Top five tech billionaires worth $567B, more than 80 poorest countries combined
  VANCOUVER – The COVID-19 has played a significant role in wealth redistribution, with tech companies and their founders emerging as the biggest winners. While aviation, real estate, and hospitality industries have been pushed to the bottom of the global rich list, the tech industry billionaires have witnessed the largest wealth gains in the last year. According to data presented... Read More

Halo Collective to develop functional mushroom line with Nightingale Remedies and PeakBirch

Halo Collective to develop functional mushroom line with Nightingale Remedies and PeakBirch
  TORONTO – Halo Collective Inc. (NEO: HALO) (OTCQX: HCANF formerly AGEEF) (Germany: A9KN) announced the entering into a partnership with Nightingale Remedies and PeakBirch Logic Inc.(CSE:PKB, OTCQX: KTNNF, Germany: KYH2), leveraging the group’s formulation, manufacturing, and e-commerce expertise to develop and launch a line of products combining functional, health and wellness attributes of mushrooms, without psychoactive or psychedelic properties.... Read More

Nike records highest worldwide revenue among sporting goods/sportswear manufacturers – $37.4B

Nike records highest worldwide revenue among sporting goods/sportswear manufacturers – $37.4B
  LONDON – The sportswear market has grown considerably in recent years and a pair of sporting giants continues to dominate the industry. According to data presented by Trading Platforms, Nike ranks first among sporting goods/sportswear manufacturers in revenue, posting an impressive $37.4B for the fiscal year 2020. Nike Continues to Dominate Sportswear Industry Nike and Adidas are two of... Read More

GCAC announces Health Canada Medical Cannabis Sales License

GCAC announces Health Canada Medical Cannabis Sales License
VANCOUVER – Global Cannabis Applications Corp. (CSE: APP, FSE: 2FA, OTCQB: FUAPF), a medical cannabis chain-of-custody compliance and data platform reported it has commenced the licensing process to become a Health Canada Medical Sales License holder under the Cannabis Act. GCAC will operate as a non-possession cannabis retailer that connects buyers to cultivators via Health Canada practitioners using a retail... Read More

Alpha Lithium accelerates drilling program at Tolillar lithium project in Argentina

Alpha Lithium accelerates drilling program at Tolillar lithium project in Argentina
VANCOUVER – Alpha Lithium Corporation (TSX.V: ALLI) (OTC: ALLIF), sole owner of one of the last large, undeveloped salars in Argentina’s Lithium Triangle, reported that it has commenced drilling of Phase Two of its three-phase drilling program on Alpha’s 100% owned, 27,500-hectare Tolillar Salar. Further to a press release dated January 26, 2021, Alpha added a second drilling rig to... Read More