Canada’s international investment position, first quarter 2021

Canada’s international investment position, first quarter 2021
  OTTAWA – Canada’s net foreign asset position continued its upward trend in the first quarter, increasing by $39.0 billion to reach an unprecedented level of $1,390.5 billion. Overall, changes in market prices led to a $122.0 billion increase in Canada’s net foreign asset position in the first quarter. Major stock markets recorded gains in the first quarter. The Canadian stock... Read More

Fiore Cannabis to acquire California cannabis delivery firm in $1.2 M transaction 

Fiore Cannabis to acquire California cannabis delivery firm in $1.2 M transaction 
KELOWNA – Fiore Cannabis Ltd. (CSE:FIOR) (OTCQX:FIORF), a licensed multi-state cannabis cultivator, producer and retailer, today announced it has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase California Patients Club, a cannabis delivery company operating in the state of California, for US$1.2 million payable in a stock and cash transaction. The delivery business will further integrate Fiore’s service offering in California... Read More

Canopy Growth acquires Supreme Cannabis

Canopy Growth acquires Supreme Cannabis
  TORONTO  – The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1), announced Supreme Shareholders approved the plan of arrangement with Canopy Growth Corporation, pursuant to which, among other things, Canopy will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Supreme for consideration consisting of 0.01165872 of a Canopy common share and $0.0001 in cash in... Read More

MYND Life Sciences reports patent applications for depression and neuropsychiatric disorder drugs

MYND Life Sciences reports patent applications for depression and neuropsychiatric disorder drugs
  VANCOUVER – MYND Life Sciences Inc. (CSE: MYND) a drug research and development company focused on novel psychedelic drug development, diagnostic approaches and pharmaceuticals, reported it has filed additional provisional patents that utilize various psilocybin analogs to target clinical depression. Major Depressive Disorder is a common and severe illness that is estimated to affect approximately 264 million people globally.  MYND... Read More

Farmers Edge extends relationship with aerospace and data analytics company Planet

Farmers Edge extends relationship with aerospace and data analytics company Planet
  WINNIPEG – Farmers Edge Inc. (TSX:FDGE), a pure-play digital agriculture company, reported that it has entered into a new, three-year contract with Planet, a San Francisco-based integrated aerospace and data analytics company that operates the largest fleet of Earth-imaging satellites, collecting daily global data of the world. Planet’s satellite data is processed using Farmers Edge proprietary algorithms, integrated into other... Read More

Manganese consumption aligned with steel and lithium-ion battery demand

Manganese consumption aligned with steel and lithium-ion battery demand
  VANCOUVER – Although it’s not a widely known or understood industrial commodity, manganese is the fourth most common metal by tonnage after iron, aluminum and copper. Most of the world’s manganese is used to improve the strength and toughness of steel or remove unwanted elements such as sulphur and oxygen. A silvery-white to grey, hard, brittle chemical transition metal,... Read More

Funding hospitals based on patient services means better health care for Canadians

Funding hospitals based on patient services means better health care for Canadians
  VANCOUVER – Paying hospitals based on services provided to patients, instead of allocating pre-defined annual budgets, could improve the quantity and quality of health care services while reducing wait times for Canadians, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think-tank. “The way we fund hospitals in Canada matters a great... Read More

Pure Extracts begins production of high potency CBD gummies

Pure Extracts begins production of high potency CBD gummies
VANCOUVER – Pure Extracts Technologies Corp. (CSE: PULL) (OTC: PRXTF) (XFRA: A2QJAJ), a plant-based extraction company focused on cannabis, hemp, functional mushrooms and the rapidly emerging psychedelic sector, reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pure Extracts Manufacturing Corp., has developed and is in production of innovative, high potency CBD edible gummies for the Canadian market. Pure Extracts CEO, Ben Nikolaevsky, remarked,... Read More

Jumping on the regenerative agriculture bandwagon

Jumping on the regenerative agriculture bandwagon
McCain Foods, the world’s largest producer of french fries, just committed to limiting its climate footprint. What does that mean for consumers and suppliers? Regenerative agriculture is making some noise of late – so much so that some companies are making it a priority. Foods, the world’s largest producer of french fries, just committed to limiting its climate footprint, saying... Read More