- SEC obtains $5-million (U.S.) fine for Kik Interactive
The SEC has won a $5-million (U.S.) fine against Ontario's Kik Interactive Inc. over a $100-million (U.S.) cryptocurrency offering from 2017. A judge ruled that the offering constituted a security, and should have been registered with the SEC.
- Shell Summary for Oct. 21, 2020
Roosevelt Capital revises the terms of its medical device QT and identifies the director nominees for its resulting issuer. Its QT target, Cloud DX, aims to raise $9.06-million. Roosevelt also settles with a former QT target, Maxx Sports, for $80,000 (U.S.).
- Cannabis Summary for Oct. 21, 2020
Canadian cannabis sales set another monthly high. Jushi Holdings looks to raise $35.5-million as it scouts for acquisitions. Neptune Wellness and 4Front Ventures want to tap the market, too.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 21, 2020
Pioneer Natural becomes the latest U.S. shale major to scoop up a competitor. TC Energy finally wins approval to build its NGTL expansion. Suncor reportedly mulls European asset sales, and Canadian Spirit hikes its financing as it eyes rising gas prices.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 21, 2020
Star Diamond awaits diamond counts -- and its co-venturer's plans -- at FalCon in Saskatchewan. First Cobalt is back promoting, and hopefully exploring, its Iron Creek cobalt project in Idaho. Jervois Mining has raised cash to spur development of its ICO cobalt mine.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 21, 2020
Battle North Gold says that its Bateman project in Northwestern Ontario is feasible -- finally. Rupert Resources has encouraging assays from Ikkari, at Pahtavaara in Finland. Nighthawk Gold has assay promise from Colomac and Aztec Minerals is pleased with Tombstone.
- SEC cites lawyer in Blake Therapeutics pump-and-dump
The SEC has filed more charges over the Vancouver-linked pump-and-dump of Blake Insomnia Therapeutics Inc. in 2017. A California lawyer, Jillian Sidoti, wrote false and misleading letters that made millions of shares tradable, the SEC claims.
- Shell Summary for Oct. 20, 2020
Aim4 Ventures plans to acquire TRC Management, a health care software company. TRC must raise $25-million, no details yet. NBS Capital plans to acquire Electric Metals, a Nevada silver explorer. Electric must raise between $4-million and $5-million at 33 cents.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 20, 2020
Alberta grants a property tax holiday to energy producers. Tourmaline Oil's Topaz Energy prices its IPO. Spartan Delta basks in analyst attention, while Valeura Energy sells assets in Turkey and Reconnaissance Energy expects a drilling delay in Namibia.
- Cannabis Summary for Oct. 20, 2020
Planet 13 arranges a $25-million bought deal, its third financing in as many months. Flowr agrees to buy Terrace Global for $63-million. Vivo Cannabis looks to shed assets and employees, and says goodbye to its Canna Farms president.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 20, 2020
Brigadier Gold is set to work its Killala Lake diamond project in Northern Ontario. Huntsman Resources has raised cash for drilling at its Canegrass nickel project in Western Australia. Nickel Creek Platinum has a new head, but it remains focused on Yukon's Nickel Shaw.
- Gold Summary for Oct. 20, 2020
New Placer Dome Gold has new, not so exciting assays from Bolo in Nevada. Xtra-Gold Resources did better, with new assays from Double 19 at Kibi in Ghana. Equity Metals had another good day on the heels of yesterday's assays from Silver Queen, near Houston, B.C.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Oct. 19, 2020
Mountain Province Diamonds had a better quarter mining diamonds at Gahcho Kue. Now it needs to sell its gems. Spearmint Resources likes the look of its clay core at McGee in Nevada. Happy Creek Minerals is buoyed by drilling at Nightcrawler, on its Fox tungsten projects.
- Cannabis Summary for Oct. 19, 2020
Canada marks two years of legalized cannabis -- or for investors, a two-year-long "horror show." Rubicon Organics floats above the carnage. Acreage Holdings retires a particularly unpleasant loan, and Cresco Labs does a lot of talking about itself.
- Energy Summary for Oct. 19, 2020
The U.S. shale industry sees another shake-up as ConocoPhillips makes a $9.7-billion (U.S.) bid for Concho Resources. Pulse Oil cancels a financing, blaming "unfavourable market conditions." Delphi Energy completes its restructuring and gets a new CEO.
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