Canada’s food security depends on significant policy shifts

Canada’s food security depends on significant policy shifts
Food manufacturing lacks investment, suffers from thin margins, faces additional grocers’ fees and must deal with aging facilities Canadian food and beverage manufacturing plays a key role in supporting farmers and the rest of the food supply chain. The second largest manufacturing sector, food and beverage, contributed $26.5 billion to Canadian gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020. Just 10 manufacturing... Read More

West Mining tables Kena-Daylight gold estimate, B.C.

West Mining tables Kena-Daylight gold estimate, B.C.
  VANCOUVER – West Mining Corp. on Tuesday May 11 released a new resource estimate for its 100%-owned Kena-Daylight gold and copper property in southeastern British Columbia. According to a NI 43-101-compliant technical report, the property contains 2.8 million ounces of gold in the inferred category and 561,000 of gold in the indicated category. West Mining President... Read More

Startup AI fintech firm Riskfuel expands into insurance space

Startup AI fintech firm Riskfuel expands into insurance space
  TORONTO – Riskfuel has been selected to take part in gener8tor’s OnRamp Insurance Accelerator in partnership with Allianz Life and Securian Financial. Riskfuel is one of five startups chosen from over 500 applicants to participate in gener8tor’s three-month, concierge accelerator program. The exclusive program offers startups financing and exposure to global innovative insurance firms. “We are thrilled to join... Read More

Optimi and Numinus Wellness submit psilocybin extract to Health Canada

Optimi and Numinus Wellness submit psilocybin extract to Health Canada
VANCOUVER – Optimi Health Corp. (CSE: OPTI) (OTC: OPTHF) (FRA: 8BN), developers of a vertically integrated functional mushroom brand focused on the health and wellness sector, and Numinus Wellness Inc. (TSXV: NUMI), a mental health care company advancing innovative treatments and safe, evidence-based psychedelic-assisted therapies, have met another early milestone in the development of an initial all-natural psilocybin extract. Optimi... Read More

Stantec selected to lead autonomous vehicle deployment at Las Vegas Medical District

Stantec selected to lead autonomous vehicle deployment at Las Vegas Medical District
  EDMONTON – The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada has selected global design firm Stantec (TSX, NYSE: STN), to lead the implementation of the GoMed Program – its vision for safer and more efficient travel to, from, and within the Las Vegas Medical District. The advanced mobility program will include planning and implementation for the seamless integration of... Read More