BlockMint to acquire cryptocurrency mining facility in Manitoba

BlockMint to acquire cryptocurrency mining facility in Manitoba
  VANCOUVER – BlockMint Technologies Inc. (TSXV: BKMT) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a facility for cryptocurrency mining located in Manitoba, Canada, which will be powered by clean, sustainable and low-cost hydropower. The facility is currently configured for approximately 3 MW of power to be sourced from Manitoba Hydro. Until recently, the facility operated as a... Read More

Bitfarms to begin trading on Nasdaq June 21st

Bitfarms to begin trading on Nasdaq June 21st
  TORONTO – Bitfarms Ltd. (TSXV:BITF / OTC:BFARF), a publicly-traded Bitcoin mining company, currently powering approximately 1% of the Bitcoin network with greater than 99% green hydroelectricity, today announced that the Company has received DTC eligibility for the Company’s common shares in connection with their listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Trading on Nasdaq is expected to begin this coming... Read More

Foreign investment in Canadian securities focuses on government bonds

Foreign investment in Canadian securities focuses on government bonds
OTTAWA – According to a Statistics Canada report released this morning, foreign investors acquired $10.0 billion in Canadian securities in April, their ninth consecutive monthly net purchase for a total of $63.9 billion. Foreign investment over the month targeted government bonds, moderated by retirements of private corporate bonds. By comparison, acquisitions of equity securities accounted for the bulk of the... Read More

MINDCURE develops ketamine-enhanced psychotherapy protocols for pain and depression

MINDCURE develops ketamine-enhanced psychotherapy protocols for pain and depression
  VANCOUVER – Mind Cure Health Inc. (CSE: MCUR) (OTCQB: MCURF) (FRA: 6MH), a company advancing proprietary technology and research for psychedelics, reported it has developed two proprietary ketamine-enhanced protocols for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy – one for treating pain and another for treating depression. These proprietary protocols were developed for MINDCURE by Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Professor of Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY,... Read More

CN to invest $95M in Manitoba

CN to invest $95M in Manitoba
MONTREAL – CN (TSX : CNR) (NYSE : CNI) reported plans to invest approximately C$95 million in Manitoba in 2021 as part of CN’s C$3 billion capital investment plan across its network. In Manitoba, CN’s investment will focus on technology, and infrastructure maintenance to enhance safety and the fluidity of its network. “Our consistent and proactive infrastructure investment strategy and... Read More

Two of three Canadians have saved nothing for retirement during COVID

Two of three Canadians have saved nothing for retirement during COVID
TORONTO – Most Canadians have not set aside anything for retirement in the past year (63%) which is up 5% since last year, according to the third annual Canadian Retirement Survey from Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) and Abacus Data. The survey also found a widespread belief that better access to workplace pensions is needed to avoid a retirement crisis.... Read More