Canada launches transformative effort to save Pacific salmon

Canada launches transformative effort to save Pacific salmon
  VANCOUVER – Pacific salmon have social and cultural significance for many Canadians and they are economically vital to many local communities. These iconic species are experiencing drastic population declines due to a combination of climate, habitat and harvesting pressures. Bold, transformative action is needed now to stabilize, protect and rebuild West Coast salmon stocks for the ecosystems and communities... Read More

Strong price performance expected for cobalt as EV demand accelerates

Strong price performance expected for cobalt as EV demand accelerates
  VANCOUVER – As the impact of the Covid19 pandemic winds down, cobalt demand in 2021 should be boosted by strong performance in the electric vehicle (EV) sector with some analysts predicting a 17% increase in demand this year over 2020. Cobalt is used in the production of lithium-ion battery materials, superalloys, high-temperature alloys, cutting tools, magnetic materials, petrochemical catalysts,... Read More

Percentage of single-use food packaging litter nearly doubled during COVID-19, report finds

Percentage of single-use food packaging litter nearly doubled during COVID-19, report finds
  VANCOUVER – COVID-19 has changed so much in our lives, including how we litter. The proportion of single-use food packaging litter found on Canadian shorelines nearly doubled last year, according to Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup’s annual “Dirty Dozen” report. “We were startled to see that single-use food and beverage litter increased from 15.3 per cent of all litter in... Read More

Kepler Communications raises oversubscribed $60M Series B for satellite communications network

Kepler Communications raises oversubscribed $60M Series B for satellite communications network
  TORONTO – Space company Kepler Communications has raised an oversubscribed US$60M Series B to provide it with a capital injection for the continued scaling of its on-orbit satellite communications network. This Series B fundraising round, was led by Tribe Capital, and includes participation from a host of new investors including Canaan Partners. Existing investors including IA Ventures, and Costanoa... Read More