- SEC defendant Ciccarelli faces $500,000 (U.S.) payout
SEC defendant Drew Ciccarelli should pay $500,000 (U.S.) in restitution for his part in a 2012 pump-and-dump, prosecutors say. They claim that he helped with a $4.6-million (U.S.) scheme run by an as-yet unnamed B.C. resident.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 15, 2021
Southstone Minerals cheers its Oena diamond haul, but the company's future production is as cloudy as ever. Niobay Metals says is pleased with metallurgical tests of its James Bay niobium project. Sokoman Minerals and Benton Resources have more pegmatite at Golden Hope.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 15, 2021
Oil prices end the week higher for the ninth week in a row. Spartan Delta celebrates its (six-week-old) graduation to the TSX. Altura Energy firms up its name change to Tenaz Energy and goes on the hunt for overseas acquisitions.
- Cannabis Summary for Oct. 15, 2021
The Canadian government prepares to begin a review of the Cannabis Act, three years after legalization. Canopy Growth continues to hype its Wana deal. Indiva has an eye on this deal too, and The Valens Company has a disappointing quarter.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 15, 2021
Fosterville South Exploration has an encouraging drill hit from its first hole into the Beechwood project in Australia. Skeena Resources is cheering the arrival of Hochschild Mining as operator and full-fledged partner at Snip, in northwestern B.C.
- Nabati, Nevada Lithium sued by Vernon's Purewal
Nabati Foods Global Inc. and Nevada Lithium Resources Inc., two recent CSE listings, are each facing a lawsuit from Vernon resident Amardeep Purewal. He claims the companies have refused to deliver shares he owns that would be worth a combined $950,000.
- Cannabis Summary for Oct. 14, 2021
Canopy Growth secures an option to buy the Colorado-based Wana Brands, continuing to position itself as a U.S. MSO in the making. Cresco Labs plans another expansion in Pennsylvania. Ascend Wellness hires Andrew Brown to lead its New York unit.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 14, 2021
The IEA says sky-high energy prices threaten a "slowdown in the economic recovery." Whitecap Resources hikes its dividend, again. Cenovus Energy raises $227-million by selling shares of Headwater Exploration, which is keeping busy in the Clearwater.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 14, 2021
New Found Gold has assays for the second day in a row from Queensway in Newfoundland. Adyton Resources has updated its resource estimate for the Fergusson Island and Feni Island deposits in Papua New Guinea. Tinka Resources is dreaming about Ayawilca zinc and silver in Peru.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 14, 2021
Equity Metals and its WO co-venturers remain mum about the soon-to-expire WO leases near Lac de Gras. Iconic Minerals has a dream sheet for its Bonnie Claire lithium project in Nevada. Nuinsco Resources has new assays from Prairie Lake in Northwestern Ontario.
- IIROC fines, bans Global Maxfin ex Storelli
IIROC has imposed $60,000 in penalties and a four-year ban on Alberto Storelli, who worked for Global Maxfin Capital Inc. in Richmond. Mr. Storelli's violations included paying a client who then withdrew a complaint.
- Cannabis Summary for Oct. 13, 2021
iAnthus tumbles as it loses a court battle over a controversial recapitalization. Terrascend and Gage Growth prepare for special meetings over their proposed merger. Curaleaf hops aboard a dreamy new bandwagon.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 13, 2021
Russia's Vladimir Putin says $100 (U.S.) oil prices are "quite possible." Canada's Perpetual Energy enjoys a burst of gassy enthusiasm. Gran Tierra touts rising production in Colombia, and Razor Energy cozies up to its major shareholder and lender, AIMCo.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 13, 2021
Star Diamond's stock treads water as its Fort a la Corne project sits stalled. Appia Energy will change its name to tout rare earths as well as uranium. United Lithium is testing rock to improve its processing plan for Bergby and Barbara Lake.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 13, 2021
Treasury Metals has a bonanza-grade gold hit at its Goliath deposit, a part of its Goliath complex in Northwestern Ontario. Highgold Mining has a high-grade hit at Johnson Tract in Alaska that adds to recent excitement produced at nearby Difficult Creek.
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