- Cannabis Summary for Aug. 3, 2021
Jushi cheers rising revenue and dwindling losses, but slumps as it hits a construction setback in Pennsylvania. Glass House firms up its California greenhouse deal. Green Thumb expands into Rhode Island, small in size but big in complications.
- Energy Summary for Aug. 3, 2021
Cenovus Energy returns to investment-grade status, courtesy of Fitch Ratings. Africa Oil completes a debt refinancing. International Petroleum boosts its production guidance, while Surge Energy hypes Astra Oil and an analyst hypes Gear Energy.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Aug. 3, 2021
Lucara Diamond has pulled another big diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana, which bodes well for its underground plan. Blue Sky Uranium has raised more cash for Amarillo Grande in Argentina. Lomiko Metals has a La Loutre dream sheet.
- Gold Summary for Aug. 3, 2021
Osisko Mining hit bonanza-grade gold at Windfall Lake, but investors yawned at the news. The reaction was worse when Kestrel Gold produced disappointing assays from Grabben, in Yukon. Orla Mining did no better with assays from sulphide rock at Camino Roja in Mexico.
- SEC defendant Hackett convicted of fraud
SEC defendant Andrew Hackett has been convicted of criminal charges in California. Prosecutors claimed that he and another Canadian ran a scheme to boost an OTC Markets company with phone rooms and manipulative trades.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 30, 2021
The Aviat project, a high-grade Stornoway Diamond promotion from a decade ago, may be up for grabs. Cadillac Ventures is chasing tungsten, tin and rare earths in N.B. Vanadium One Iron is back drilling at Mont Sorcier ahead of a feasibility study.
- Cannabis Summary for July 30, 2021
Ohio lawmakers file a long-shot bill to legalize recreational cannabis. Jushi claims a $14.3-million (U.S.) arbitration victory. Jay-Z's The Parent Company tries to halt the long slide in its share price, and 4Front co-founder Kris Krane makes his exit.
- Energy Summary for July 30, 2021
A down quarter in the downstream division weakens Imperial Oil. Advantage Energy's CEO is ready to retire. Baytex Energy polishes its green credentials, and ARC Resources puts out its first financials since merging with Seven Generations.
- Gold Summary for July 30, 2021
Oceanagold scored a profit, Eldorado Gold a loss. Goliath Resources has eyeballed encouraging drill core at Golddigger, assays are yet to come. Lucky Minerals has sampled high-grade gold at Wayka; Fosterville South Exploration has higher-grade assays from Providence.
- IIROC finds Shields liable after options trades go awry
IIROC has found against former R.J. O'Brien & Associates Canada Inc. employee Yonathan Shields over an options strategy that fell apart in 2018. Clients suffered losses that totalled $1.3-million (U.S.).
- Cannabis Summary for July 29, 2021
Tilray stokes U.S. acquisition rumours and delays a much-hyped special meeting on its share count. Cronos and Heritage Cannabis talk product launches. Aleafia Health finally finds a chairman to replace the long-gone (and little-missed) Julian Fantino.
- Energy Summary for July 29, 2021
Suncor suffers another stumble at Fort Hills. Cenovus Energy and Whitecap Resources hike their production guidance. Athabasca Oil and Cardinal Energy mull debt and dividends, respectively, and Spartan Energy is buying Velvet Energy for $743-million.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for July 29, 2021
North Arrow is quiet, but apparently still hopeful, about its Mel project in central Nunavut. The company's refinery and cobalt exploration plans have First Cobalt helping with a mushroom study in Ontario. Alphamin Resources has more high-grade tin at Mpama South.
- Gold Summary for July 29, 2021
Kirkland Lake Gold moved higher on record a quarterly profit and production. Sokoman Minerals had a good day on the heels of assays from Moosehead in Newfoundland. Cabral Gold has new assays from MG at Cuiu Cuiu in Brazil. Aurion Resources has a new gold hit at Aamurusko.
- BCSC wins decision on Bridgemark group asset freeze
The BCSC has won a court ruling arising from asset freeze orders it imposed as part of its case against the Bridgemark group. The freeze had drawn complaints of the potential for "abusive state conduct."
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