DeBeers unit unearths giant diamond in Botswana

DeBeers unit unearths giant diamond in Botswana
  Anglo American’s De Beers Group unit, Debswana Diamond Company, and the government of Botswana announced the discovery of a 1,098-carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be recovered, according to a Reuters article. Debswana Diamond Company’s acting managing director Lynette Armstrong presented the spectacular gemstone to Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday June... Read More

Kootenays’ strong population growth outpacing housing supply, pushing prices to record highs, says CPABC

Kootenays’ strong population growth outpacing housing supply, pushing prices to record highs, says CPABC
  CRANBROOK – According to BC Check-Up: Live, an annual report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) on demographic and affordability trends across the province, the Kootenays’ population growth of 1,200 residents in 2020 was approximately three-quarters of the gain 2019, bringing the total population to 163,123 residents. “The region’s population growth has slowed from its peak... Read More

Bunker Hill launches extensive ground geophysics program

Bunker Hill launches extensive ground geophysics program
TORONTO – Bunker Hill Mining Corp. (CSE: BNKR, OTC: BHLL) reported the initiation of a ground geophysical survey over the previously un-tested southern extension of its claims package. The program, scheduled for Q3 2021, will be conducted as a high-resolution 3D IP (DCIP) survey method from Dias Geophysical Ltd utilizing their proprietary DIAS32 survey system. The total coverage area will... Read More

Renewed funding announced to build public trust in agriculture in Saskatchewan

Renewed funding announced to build public trust in agriculture in Saskatchewan
  REGINA – Today the federal and provincial governments announced $1.5 million over two years in renewed funding for Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan, Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan and 4-H Saskatchewan. This funding is intended to build public trust in agriculture and develop the next generation of agriculture leaders in Saskatchewan. Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan connects consumers to... Read More

Skills/Compétences Canada celebrates the champions of the Skills Canada Virtual National Competition

Skills/Compétences Canada celebrates the champions of the Skills Canada Virtual National Competition
OTTAWA – Last night, Skills/Compétences Canada released the medal results of the 2021 Skills Canada Virtual National Competition at its virtual Closing Ceremony. Medals were awarded to the top competitors in 37 Skill Areas representing six sectors, including: transportation, construction, manufacturing and engineering, information technology, services and employment. SCVNC 2021 was held on June 15th, on a virtual platform. At this... Read More

Cybin selects anxiety disorder indications for psychedelic molecule 

Cybin selects anxiety disorder indications for psychedelic molecule 
  TORONTO  – Cybin Inc. (NEO:CYBN) (OTCQB:CLXPF), a biotechnology company focused on progressing psychedelic therapeutics, reported that it has selected social anxiety disorder and generalized anxiety disorder as the initial target indications for its proprietary psychedelic molecule CYB004. “People struggle with many different mental health challenges, but anxiety affects more people than any other,” said Dr. Alex Belser, Chief Clinical Officer.... Read More

JustKitchen opens ghost kitchens in luxury and business hotels

JustKitchen opens ghost kitchens in luxury and business hotels
  VANCOUVER – Just Kitchen Holdings Corp.  (TSXV: JK) (OTC: JKHCF) (Frankfurt: 68Z), an operator of ghost kitchens specializing in the development of delivery-only food brands, reported that it has recently entered into agreements to temporarily establish and operate three satellite ghost kitchen locations in the underutilized commercial kitchens within the Marriott’s Courtyard Taipei Downtown and the Madison Taipei hotels as... Read More

Tribe Property Technologies and APOLLO Insurance enter joint campaign to digitize insurance

Tribe Property Technologies and APOLLO Insurance enter joint campaign to digitize insurance
  VANCOUVER – Tribe Property Technologies (TSXV: TRBE)  and Apollo Insurance Solutions Ltd. have entered into a joint campaign to digitize insurance access for condo owners, renters, landlords and developers across Canada, making insurance access easier and faster for owners, while improving the coverage and protection of condominium and rental buildings. Surveys have found that of the approximately 4.5 million... Read More