How serious is food inflation in Canada?

How serious is food inflation in Canada?
Stats Can claims our food inflation rate is at 2.7%. But the agency may be significantly underestimating If you think food prices are increasing at a much faster pace than what Statistics Canada suggests, you’re likely not imagining it. For a few years, many Canadians have suspected that the federal agency was either underestimating our food inflation or there was... Read More

Green Light Solutions announces Ontario product listing

Green Light Solutions announces Ontario product listing
  VANCOUVER – Green Light Solutions, an innovation firm committed to driving excellence in the Cannabis industry, reported the launch of the LoFi brand in the Ontario market. The flagship product, LoFi CBD Oil 1500, will be available through Ontario Cannabis Stores (OCS) and licensed retailers later this year. The OCS, serving Canada’s largest consumer market, is the world’s largest... Read More

Laurentian Bank partners with Tree Canada to plant 500 trees across Canada

Laurentian Bank partners with Tree Canada to plant 500 trees across Canada
  MONTREAL – On the occasion of National Tree Day and National Forest Week, Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) announced a partnership with Tree Canada to plant 500 trees across the country supporting the organization’s reforestation efforts through its National Greening Program. “The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized just how important it is for everyone to have access to living... Read More

Almost 5,000 new cryptocurrencies launched in the last 12 months

Almost 5,000 new cryptocurrencies launched in the last 12 months
DUBLIN – As the cryptocurrency industry continues to mature with mainstream adoption, investors are pumping more money into the sector contributing to the sector’s popularity. At the same time, new cryptocurrencies joining the market to capitalize on the interest is also on the rise. According to data provided by cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot, between September 2020 and September 2021, new 4,908 cryptocurrencies... Read More

Canada announces extension of flight ban from India

Canada announces extension of flight ban from India
  OTTAWA – As Canada prepares for the return of direct flights from India to Canada, Transport Canada is announcing an extension of the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that restricts all direct commercial and private passenger flights to Canada from India until September 26, 2021, at 23:59 EDT. Once the restriction on direct flights expires, travellers eligible to enter Canada... Read More

Natural resources real GDP on the rise, Stats Can report

Natural resources real GDP on the rise, Stats Can report
  OTTAWA – Real gross domestic product (GDP) of the natural resources sector rose 0.6% in the second quarter of 2021, the fourth consecutive quarterly increase. Real GDP of the natural resources sector has still not fully recovered from the 9.5% drop caused by the pandemic in the second quarter of 2020. The rise in the natural resources sector real GDP was stronger than economy-wide real GDP (-0.3%), reflecting growing... Read More

Canada’s plan for climate change needs to use all the tools in its artillery

Canada’s plan for climate change needs to use all the tools in its artillery
Why not use carbon emissions as a building block for other industrial processes and products? Climate change demands immediate action, and there’s no shortage of discussion about emissions reduction. Indeed, climate policies and pledges flowed left and right leading up to the federal election. However, largely absent from the mainstream dialogue on the shifting energy landscape is any pragmatic talk... Read More

Electrovaya launches cloud-based battery analytics system

Electrovaya launches cloud-based battery analytics system
  TORONTO – Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) (OTCQB:EFLVF), a lithium ion battery manufacturer with industry-leading performance and substantial intellectual property, today announced the launch of EVISION, its internally developed and proprietary remote monitoring system. This new system is cloud-based and is able to track battery operational usage in Electrovaya-powered applications such as lift trucks or electric buses in real time. The... Read More

Canagold drills 8.4 metres of 17.1 g/t gold at New Polaris, British Columbia

Canagold drills 8.4 metres of 17.1 g/t gold at New Polaris, British Columbia
  VANCOUVER – Canagold Resources Ltd. reported high-grade gold assays for four more drill holes from the 24,000-metre, 47-hole drill program at its 100%-owned New Polaris gold project in northwestern British Columbia, located 100 km south of Atlin and 60 km northeast of Juneau, Alaska. The focus of the drill program is infill and step-out drilling in the... Read More