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SEC Awards Approximately $2.5 Million to Whistleblower

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 4:47pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of approximately $2.5 million to a whistleblower whose information and ongoing assistance to the staff significantly contributed to the success of an SEC enforcement action.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of approximately $2.5 million to a whistleblower whose information and ongoing assistance to the staff significantly contributed to the success of an SEC enforcement action.
  • The SEC has awarded approximately $762 million to 148 individuals since issuing its first award in 2012.
  • No money has been taken or withheld from harmed investors to pay whistleblower awards.
  • Whistleblower awards can range from 10 percent to 30 percent of the money collected when the monetary sanctions exceed $1 million.

Concerned Shareholders Respond to Fancamp's Termination of Peter H. Smith's Consulting Contract

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 4:43pm

Concerned Shareholders respond to Fancamp's press release dated April 1, 2021 regarding the termination of the Consulting Agreement with Peter H. Smith, and the groundless and inflammatory allegations made against him.

Key Points: 
  • Concerned Shareholders respond to Fancamp's press release dated April 1, 2021 regarding the termination of the Consulting Agreement with Peter H. Smith, and the groundless and inflammatory allegations made against him.
  • There was no just cause for the termination of Dr. Smith's Consulting Agreement.
  • The Concerned Shareholders are not soliciting proxies in connection with a general meeting of shareholders of the Company at this time.
  • The Concerned Shareholders may engage the services of one or more agents and authorize other persons to assist in soliciting proxies on behalf of the Concerned Shareholders.

Buffalo Coal: Unprotected Strike at Aviemore Mine

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 4:23pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Buffalo Coal Corp. (TSXV: BUF) announces that, on April 8, 2021 during the afternoon shift, approximately 130 employees at the Company's Aviemore mine refused to vacate their workstations and commenced with unprotected strike action.

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Buffalo Coal Corp. (TSXV: BUF) announces that, on April 8, 2021 during the afternoon shift, approximately 130 employees at the Company's Aviemore mine refused to vacate their workstations and commenced with unprotected strike action.
  • Management's efforts to convince these employees to cease their illegal and dangerous actions have been unsuccessful.
  • It holds a majority interest in two operating mines through its 100% interest in Buffalo Coal Dundee, a South African company which has a 70% interest in Zinoju.
  • Zinoju holds a 100% interest in the Magdalena bituminous mine and the Aviemore anthracite mine in South Africa.

9 Capital Corp. Announces Approval of Meeting Matters and Changes Pursuant to New CPC Policy

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 3:29pm

All matters submitted to shareholders of the Company for approval at the Meeting are more particularly described in the Company's management information circulated dated March 11, 2021 (the "Circular").

Key Points: 
  • All matters submitted to shareholders of the Company for approval at the Meeting are more particularly described in the Company's management information circulated dated March 11, 2021 (the "Circular").
  • Please refer to the Circular for further details with respect to the amendments associated with the New CPC Policy.
  • The Company is a CPC within the meaning of the policies of the TSXV that has not commenced commercial operations and has no assets other than cash.
  • Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, the approval of disinterested shareholders of matters under the New CPC Policy at the general and special shareholder meeting and the future business of the Company.

NSAV Announces It Will Acquire an Additional 25% Stake in SBCDF Investment, Inc. and STUX Token with Option Exercise

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 2:56pm

The STUX token will be marketed via all the major social media channels such as Reddit, Discord, Telegram, Twitter and Medium.

Key Points: 
  • The STUX token will be marketed via all the major social media channels such as Reddit, Discord, Telegram, Twitter and Medium.
  • To complete the transaction, NSAV will issue 500 million restricted Preferred B shares, which when converted, have an estimated value of over $10 million.
  • On March 15, 2021, NSAV announced that it had acquired its initial 25% stake in SBCDF under the same terms.
  • SBC Financial Group https://www.sbcfinancialgroup.com.hk will structure the transaction and advise on the token launch and strategy related to how the token will drive the NSAV ecosystem.

Alumifuel Shareholder's Update

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 2:35pm

The company remains solid on the decision to develop its Rocky Point Project as Hotel Occupancy has been at a high level.

Key Points: 
  • The company remains solid on the decision to develop its Rocky Point Project as Hotel Occupancy has been at a high level.
  • The Company's talented social media team and software developers are constantly looking to develop the company's Airbnb, Expedia, Travelocity and Booking.com Website interactivity.
  • The Company is currently involved in planning operating several charters to this attractive destination that has International Airport.
  • Under SEC Fair Disclosure Guidelines, persons interested in Alumifuel Power Corporation can expect disclosures and updates at OTC Markets, the company's website, www.dinatrum.com and www.alumifuelinc.com

Torque Launches "Storm Lifestyles" Brand Targeting the Explosive Younger Sports Nutrition Demographic

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:45pm

Storm features apparel, sports nutrition beverages, pre-workout supplements, post-workout recovery aids, vegan muscle recovery supplements, and fat burning supplements, among other products.

Key Points: 
  • Storm features apparel, sports nutrition beverages, pre-workout supplements, post-workout recovery aids, vegan muscle recovery supplements, and fat burning supplements, among other products.
  • Management anticipates that the Company's recent acquisition of American Metabolix ( www.americanmetabolix.com ) will provide synergies for physical store distribution of Storm products.
  • Leonard K. Armenta Jr, President of Torque Lifestyle, noted, "Storm attacks a thriving and very exciting facet of the larger sports nutrition, supplement, and fitness lifestyle marketplace.
  • Younger people are increasingly attached to the healthy lifestyle brand profile, to treating their bodies well, and to optimizing through products that help them reach their nutrition and fitness goals.

Affinity Metals Provides Update on Regal Project Drill Results

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Affinity Metals Corp. (TSXV: AFF) ("Affinity") ("the Corporation") reports that assay results have been received for the late fall 2020 Regal Project drill program however, upon initial examination of those results, it was discovered that significant cross-contamination appears to have occurred in the assaying process.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Affinity Metals Corp. (TSXV: AFF) ("Affinity") ("the Corporation") reports that assay results have been received for the late fall 2020 Regal Project drill program however, upon initial examination of those results, it was discovered that significant cross-contamination appears to have occurred in the assaying process.
  • Affinity, as standard practice, employed a system of QA/QC which included inserting blanks, standards and duplicates periodically mixed with drill core samples in order to detect any potential assaying errors.
  • The Qualified Person for the Regal Project for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 is Alicia Carpenter, P.Geo.
  • Affinity is following a hybrid approach of combining the advancement of strategic assets along with following a Project Generator model.

Portofino Provides Drilling Update on the Gold Creek Project

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:30pm

"We are very pleased to have completed our initial drill program on the Gold Creek Property and are excited about the overall results of this program, notwithstanding the intersection of visible gold in hole 4," said David Tafel, CEO of Portofino.

Key Points: 
  • "We are very pleased to have completed our initial drill program on the Gold Creek Property and are excited about the overall results of this program, notwithstanding the intersection of visible gold in hole 4," said David Tafel, CEO of Portofino.
  • Hole summary of the Phase 1 drilling program at the Gold Creek Property.
  • Its South of Otter and Bruce Lake projects are in the historic gold mining district of Red Lake, Ontario, Canada proximal to the high-grade Dixie gold project owned by Great Bear Resources Ltd.
  • In addition, Portofino holds three other northwestern Ontario gold projects; the Gold Creek property located immediately south of the historic Shebandowan Nickel-Copper mine, as well as the Sapawe West and Melema West properties located in the rapidly developing Atikokan gold mining camp.

Sibannac, Inc. Executes Option to Acquire Lifetime Branding Collaborative and Welcomes Eric Stoll as Vice President of Marketing

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Sibannac will then enjoy unprecedented economy of scale and cost savings while having some of best branding talent under the corporate umbrella.

Key Points: 
  • Sibannac will then enjoy unprecedented economy of scale and cost savings while having some of best branding talent under the corporate umbrella.
  • Sibannac's CEO, David Mersky, said, "Sibananc is very lucky to have the opportunity to bring Eric aboard and fully dedicated to our brands.
  • He's a unique talent and one of the best in the business and now he'll be able to run the show.
  • Bringing this all together under with David under Sibannac is going to be something to see", said Eric Stoll, Lifetime's founder.

Vinergy Announces Strategic Financing of $1.5 Million to Accelerate Blockchain and Crypto Currency Capital Allocation Strategy

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 12:30pm

Chairman leads Financing with $300,000 investment

Key Points: 
  • The warrant expiry may be accelerated in the event the shares trade at $0.50 for 10 consecutive trading days.
  • The Company has received subscriptions in excess of the $1.5 million and anticipates closing early next week.
  • The proceeds will be used to continue the Company's capital investment program and to supplement general working capital.
  • This paradigm shift is creating a once in a generation opportunity and I look forward to Vinergy being on the forefront of this revolution."

Fandom Sports Closes Second and Final Tranche of Non-Brokered Private Placement for Gross Proceeds of $739,888

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 12:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Fandom Sports Media Corp. (CSE: FDM) (OTCQB: FDMSF) (FSE: TQ43) ("FANDOM SPORTS" or the "Company").

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Fandom Sports Media Corp. (CSE: FDM) (OTCQB: FDMSF) (FSE: TQ43) ("FANDOM SPORTS" or the "Company").
  • The Company is pleased to announce that it has closed the second and final tranche of its private placement financing (see news releases on March 25, 2021 and April 1, 2021) (the "Offering").
  • The Company has issued a total of 3,082,867 Units at a price of $0.24 per Unit for gross proceeds of $739,888 (the "Second Tranche").
  • Proceeds of the Offering will be allocated towards technology development, business development, general corporate purposes and operations in Canada and abroad.

Aurania Reports Progress in Drilling Kuri-Yawi Target in Ecuador

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 12:00pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Aurania Resources Ltd. (TSXV: ARU) (OTCQB: AUIAF) (FSE: 20Q) ("Aurania" or the "Company") reports that diamond drilling of the Kuri-Yawi target is well underway and proceeding as planned in the Company's Lost Cities - Cutucu Project ("Project") in southeastern Ecuador.

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - Aurania Resources Ltd. (TSXV: ARU) (OTCQB: AUIAF) (FSE: 20Q) ("Aurania" or the "Company") reports that diamond drilling of the Kuri-Yawi target is well underway and proceeding as planned in the Company's Lost Cities - Cutucu Project ("Project") in southeastern Ecuador.
  • The target is about 1.1 kilometres from siliceous sinter outcrop and 200 metres from geochemical anomalies of pathfinder elements (arsenic, antimony, selenium, thallium, mercury and silver) at surface.
  • The target at depth is a strong conductor, which may be a zone of sulphide, capped by a strong resistor, which itself may be a zone of silica-flooding.
  • Its flagship asset, The Lost Cities - Cutucu Project, is located in the Jurassic Metallogenic Belt in the eastern foothills of the Andes mountain range of southeastern Ecuador.

Goldsource Announces Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report for the Eagle Mountain Project

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 3:43am

Such forward-looking statements concern Goldsource's strategic plans, estimates of mineral resources expectations for the Company's exploration and drilling programs at Eagle Mountain; and information regarding high grade areas projected from sampling results and drilling results.

Key Points: 
  • Such forward-looking statements concern Goldsource's strategic plans, estimates of mineral resources expectations for the Company's exploration and drilling programs at Eagle Mountain; and information regarding high grade areas projected from sampling results and drilling results.
  • Such forward-looking statements or information are based on a number of assumptions, which may prove to be incorrect.
  • Forward-looking statements are based on the expectations and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made.
  • Neither TSX-V nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Sphere 3D Reports Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 3:40am

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ: ANY), a company delivering containerization, virtualization, and data management solutions, today reported financial results for its year ended December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ: ANY), a company delivering containerization, virtualization, and data management solutions, today reported financial results for its year ended December 31, 2020.
  • Our results for fiscal year 2020 were as follows:
    Net revenue for 2020 was $4.8 million, compared to $5.6 million for 2019.
  • During fiscal year 2020, Sphere 3D entered into a definitive merger agreement (the "Rainmaker Merger Agreement") pursuant to which it would acquire all of the outstanding securities of Rainmaker Worldwide Inc. ("Rainmaker"), a global Water-as-a-Service ("WaaS") provider.
  • Sphere 3D will not be hosting a fiscal year 2020 earnings conference call.

Macro Enterprises Inc. Announces 2020 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 2:24am

The Company elected to recognize a $2.1 million loss provision in its fourth quarter operations on an onerous contract set to complete in FY'21.

Key Points: 
  • The Company elected to recognize a $2.1 million loss provision in its fourth quarter operations on an onerous contract set to complete in FY'21.
  • As at December 31, 2020 Macro Enterprises has now exceeded 32 quarters without a single lost time injury.
  • During the fourth quarter the Company completed the sale of its interest in the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project (the "Project").
  • On December 15, 2020, the Company completed the sale of Macro Pipeline Construction Inc. ("MPCI"), a wholly owned subsidiary, to Spiecapag Canada Corp. ("Spiecapag").

Braveheart Resources Grants Options

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:41pm

This news release includes certain information that may constitute "forward-looking information" under applicable Canadian securities legislation.

Key Points: 
  • This news release includes certain information that may constitute "forward-looking information" under applicable Canadian securities legislation.
  • Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements about strategic plans, future work programs and objectives and expected results from such work programs.
  • Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
  • The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

NervGen Pharma Reports 2020 Year End Results

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - NervGen Pharma Corp. (TSXV: NGEN) (OTCQX: NGENF) ("NervGen" or the "Company"), a biotech company dedicated to creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases, today reported its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - NervGen Pharma Corp. (TSXV: NGEN) (OTCQX: NGENF) ("NervGen" or the "Company"), a biotech company dedicated to creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases, today reported its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020.
  • Paul Brennan, NervGen's President & CEO, stated, "We made substantial progress in the development of our lead program, NVG-291, towards clinical trials during 2020.
  • Cash and Investments: NervGen had cash and investments of $5.6 million as of December 31, 2020, compared to $4.1 million as of December 31, 2019.
  • NervGen is restoring life's potential by creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases.

Eric Sprott Announces Investment in New Found Gold Corp.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:21pm

Mr. Sprott now beneficially owns and controls 27,958,300 shares representing approximately 18.4% of the outstanding shares.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Sprott now beneficially owns and controls 27,958,300 shares representing approximately 18.4% of the outstanding shares.
  • Prior to this acquisition, Mr. Sprott beneficially owned and controlled 25,101,300 shares representing approximately 16.8% of the then outstanding shares.
  • The shares were acquired for investment purposes.
  • New Found Gold is located at 800 West Pender Street, Suite 1430, Vancouver, BC V6C 2V6.

Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower, to Leave Agency

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:43pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower, is planning to leave the agency this month.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower, is planning to leave the agency this month.
  • "Throughout her time in the Office of the Whistleblower, Jane has demonstrated unwavering dedication to our whistleblower program,"said SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee.
  • "It has been a privilege to work side by side with the extraordinary and dedicated professionals at the Commission,"said Jane Norberg.
  • The Whistleblower Office's Deputy Chief, Emily Pasquinelli, will serve as Acting Chief following Ms. Norbergs departure.

ABCO Energy Announces Entry into Solar Asset Operation and Maintenance Business

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:17pm

Tucson, Arizona--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - ABCO Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: ABCE), the Arizona provider of integrated energy solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of the solar asset management business to its portfolio of services and construction business.

Key Points: 
  • Tucson, Arizona--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - ABCO Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: ABCE), the Arizona provider of integrated energy solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of the solar asset management business to its portfolio of services and construction business.
  • Over many years ABCO has been doing the very business that survival has now allowed them to capitalize on with this new market for ABCO.
  • Solar asset management companies are growing rapidly all over the industry because many solar assets are reaching midlife and starting to need repairs.
  • ABCO Energy, Inc. is a commercial and residential installer of Photovoltaic (PV) solar systems, LED lighting solutions and HVAC products and services.

International Battery Metals Provides Supplement Information to Management Information Circular

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:28pm

Background to the Financing: In October and December 2020 the Company completed two private placements with Sorcia and EVL for $2.5M each.

Key Points: 
  • Background to the Financing: In October and December 2020 the Company completed two private placements with Sorcia and EVL for $2.5M each.
  • The funds raised were not enough to assemble and fabricate the Company's Mobile Lithium Extraction Unit.
  • The Company has only four directors which are all independent of Sorcia, EVL and Ensorcia Metals Corp. (which is the parent company of Sorcia).
  • Additionally, the price of the Financing is attractive and Sorcia and EVL agree to support the management of the Company and the Company's objectives.

IQST - iQSTEL Increases Target Profit Margin on Continued Rapid Revenue Growth

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:36pm

iQSTEL, is an innovative, high growth US-based company offering leading-edge Telecommunication, Technology, Fintech Services and Blockchain for Global Markets, with presence in 15 countries.

Key Points: 
  • iQSTEL, is an innovative, high growth US-based company offering leading-edge Telecommunication, Technology, Fintech Services and Blockchain for Global Markets, with presence in 15 countries.
  • iQSTEL revenue more than doubled from 2019 to 2020.
  • The company reported revenue of $18 million in FY2019 and anticipates soon reporting well over $44 million in revenue for FY2020 in the upcoming publication of the company's audited annual financial report.
  • In addition to continued rapid revenue growth in FY2021, management expects to report increased profits.

PAOG Advances CBD Pharmaceutical Developments Backed By US Patent

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:39pm

RespRx is a CBD treatment under development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) derived from a patented cannabis extraction method - U.S. Patent No.

Key Points: 
  • RespRx is a CBD treatment under development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) derived from a patented cannabis extraction method - U.S. Patent No.
  • PAOG is working with Veristat , a contract research organization (CRO), dedicated to the clinical advance of therapies and treatments through regulatory approval.
  • PAOG anticipates soon announcing new breakthroughs in its CBD RespRx pharmaceutical research.
  • Next week, on Tuesday, PAOG will release a similar update on its CBD Pharmaceutical Development Program.

ALYI Expands EV Ecosystem Into New Markets And Regions

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:39pm

Dallas, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: ALYI) today announced executing a new agreement substantially expanding the company's overall electric vehicle ecosystem vision and strategy.

Key Points: 
  • Dallas, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTC Pink: ALYI) today announced executing a new agreement substantially expanding the company's overall electric vehicle ecosystem vision and strategy.
  • The new agreement represents an electric vehicle deployment sector expansion beyond ALYI's current rideshare entry point.
  • The multitiered deal includes a new strategic investment into ALYI with a structure that management views as a confirmation of ALYI's current value potential.
  • Details regarding the deal are intended to be disclosed in the subsequent events section of the pending ALYI FY2020 annual report.

Vaycaychella from WSGF - A Partner for First Time Rental Property Investors

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:21pm

Vaycaychella could be just another source of financing on potentially better terms for anyone looking to purchase an income producing rental property.

Key Points: 
  • Vaycaychella could be just another source of financing on potentially better terms for anyone looking to purchase an income producing rental property.
  • WSGF acquired Vaycaychella last year making the new business acquisition its primary focus.
  • WSGF is introducing the Vaycaychella Peer-To-Peer (P2P) App to connect would be short-term rental property buyers that might not have had the resources before to make a purchase, with a new breed of alternative investors.
  • The Vaycaychella app is designed to empower a new generation of short-term rental property operator entrepreneurs (or Rentrepreneurs) and to give access to a new generation of real estate investors.

Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Announces Completion and Publication of All of Its Pending Disclosures with OTC Markets

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:44pm

OTC Markets has acknowledged publication of all of the pending Quarterly and Annual Reports beginning with the 2018 Annual Report and through the 2020 Annual Report.

Key Points: 
  • OTC Markets has acknowledged publication of all of the pending Quarterly and Annual Reports beginning with the 2018 Annual Report and through the 2020 Annual Report.
  • The Company announced also that today the Company has published the Attorney Opinion Letter on Current Financials that includes a positive review of all of the disclosures posted yesterday 04.07.2021.
  • These filings complete all of the Company's financial obligations with OTC Markets and should bring it back to current Pink Sheets Information Tier status in the coming days once OTC Markets completes their review of the filings.
  • Management at AZFL expects that OTC Markets will accept the reports and remove all warnings posted on our ticker in the coming days.

XcelPlus International Announces Refile of Documents Prior to 1-for-100 Reverse Split

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

The refiling is expected to take place sometime during the week of April 12, with the reverse split occurring sometime thereafter.

Key Points: 
  • The refiling is expected to take place sometime during the week of April 12, with the reverse split occurring sometime thereafter.
  • The original effective date of the reverse split was expected to be March 12, 2021.
  • XcelPlus International received word from FINRA that further paperwork was required to be filed, thereby causing the delay.
  • "We have been taking our time to ensure that all of the mandated documents are included in our next filing," stated Charles Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of XcelPlus International.

Fiore Cannabis Highlights Strong Cannabis Sales Surge in Nevada Market Still Recovering from Impacts of Pandemic

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:34pm

Nevada's total retail cannabis sales hit a record high in January 2021 and were up 30% year over year.

Key Points: 
  • Nevada's total retail cannabis sales hit a record high in January 2021 and were up 30% year over year.
  • "Our operating markets of Nevada and California are considered two of the best in the U.S. for cannabis.
  • With Fiore, we have developed opportunities in both these states to be strong performers in specific market segments and to become vertically integrated over time.
  • Fiore Cannabis (CSE: FIOR) (OTCQX: FIORF) is a publicly traded company that has been investing in the development of medical and recreational cannabis products since 2014.

CardioComm Solutions to Issue Shares for Debt and Issue Stock Options

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:32pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSXV: EKG) ("CardioComm" or the "Company"), a global medical provider of consumer heart monitoring and medical electrocardiogram ("ECG") software solutions, announced the proposed issuance of shares and the issuance of stock options.

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSXV: EKG) ("CardioComm" or the "Company"), a global medical provider of consumer heart monitoring and medical electrocardiogram ("ECG") software solutions, announced the proposed issuance of shares and the issuance of stock options.
  • Under shares for debt agreements, the Company will issue an aggregate of 406,250 common shares of the Company ("Shares") to directors of the Company at a deemed price of $0.06 per Share.
  • The Shares will be provided to settle debt for service expenses and will be subject to a four month hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws.
  • The options are subject to the provisions of the Company's Stock Option Plan, the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable securities laws.

DCS Launches MiFleet + Vision with UScellular

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:25pm

San Diego, California--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - DCS (OTCQX: DCSX) (CSE: DCSI) announced today that its MiFleet + Vision has been approved for use on UScellular's 4G-LTE network.

Key Points: 
  • San Diego, California--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - DCS (OTCQX: DCSX) (CSE: DCSI) announced today that its MiFleet + Vision has been approved for use on UScellular's 4G-LTE network.
  • The launch of MiFleet + Vision will allow small, medium and enterprise businesses to efficiently operate and protect their vehicles and drivers by providing real-time video within the MiFleet platform.
  • "MiFleet + Vision is a great addition to our portfolio of fleet management solutions we can offer our business customers," said Kimberly Green-Kerr, senior vice president of enterprise sales and operations at UScellular.
  • DCS and the DCS logo are among the trademarks of DCS in the United States.

PK Beans Enters into a Shares Purchase Agreement with Children's Health Food Company. From Sustainable Clothing to Healthy Snacks, PK Beans to be a True Children's Wellness Brand.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

For PK Beans, the acquisition complements its high-quality children's clothing line, and marks a powerful brand expansion as a leader in total children's wellness.

Key Points: 
  • For PK Beans, the acquisition complements its high-quality children's clothing line, and marks a powerful brand expansion as a leader in total children's wellness.
  • "Healthy, on-the-go snacks and meals are what millennial parents are choosing" states Traci Costa, PK Beans Founder and CEO.
  • Add to that, our sustainable, high-quality clothing and we become the go-to brand in children's wellness.
  • We believe what kids put into their bodies is as important as what they put on their bodies".

Thesis Gold Contextualizes Historical IP Survey and Produces Targets for 2021 Drill Program

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Thesis has identified eight untested target zones within the 6.65km2 IP survey area (50 m line spacing) based on geophysical responses associated with gold endowment that merit follow-up work during the upcoming field program.

Key Points: 
  • Thesis has identified eight untested target zones within the 6.65km2 IP survey area (50 m line spacing) based on geophysical responses associated with gold endowment that merit follow-up work during the upcoming field program.
  • Ewan Webster, President and CEO, commented, "The historical IP data was evaluated over existing drilling to establish a geophysical matrix specific to gold mineralization.
  • The IP survey was acquired in 2007, after the historical drilling on the project, and therefore was never utilized for drill targeting.
  • To evaluate these new targets a field-based exploration program will focus on soil and rock sampling in addition to detailed geological mapping to delineate drill targets for the Company's 2021 program.

Portage Biotech Highlights First Patient Dosed in PRECIOUS-01 Study of PORT-3 for the Treatment of NY-ESO-1 Positive Solid Tumors

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

PORT-3 is a nanoparticle co-formulation of the invariant natural killer T-cell (iNKT) agonist IMM60 and NY-ESO-1 immunogenic peptides developed for the treatment of NY-ESO-1 positive solid tumors.

Key Points: 
  • PORT-3 is a nanoparticle co-formulation of the invariant natural killer T-cell (iNKT) agonist IMM60 and NY-ESO-1 immunogenic peptides developed for the treatment of NY-ESO-1 positive solid tumors.
  • "Preclinical studies of both compounds have shown that treatment can lead to a broad reprogramming of the immune system.
  • This has the potential to increase the specificity of treatment, including targeting specific tumor markers, and increasing the effectiveness of treatment.
  • For more information, please visit www.portagebiotech.com , follow us on Twitter at @PortageBiotech or find us on LinkedIn at Portage Biotech Inc.

RT Minerals Corp. Appoints Mr. Stew Carmichael, P.Geo., as Chief Geologist

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - RT Minerals Corp. (TSXV: RTM) (OTC: RTMFF) (the "Company" or "RTM") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stew Carmichael as Chief Geologist of the Company.

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  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - RT Minerals Corp. (TSXV: RTM) (OTC: RTMFF) (the "Company" or "RTM") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stew Carmichael as Chief Geologist of the Company.
  • In addition, Mr. Carmichael spent several years at the Armistice Mine project, including underground development and exploration.
  • Mr. Donald (Dan) M. Clark, Chairman-President of RTM, states: "We are pleased to welcome Stew Carmichael into a new and important position of Chief Geologist.
  • RT Minerals Corp. is a junior exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "RTM".

BluEarth Renewables Signs Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement with Shell Energy for Hand Hills Wind Project in Alberta

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - BluEarth Renewables, through its subsidiary, BER Hand Hills Wind LP, ("BluEarth") today announced the signing of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA") with Shell Energy North America (Canada), Inc. ("Shell Energy").

Key Points: 
  • Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - BluEarth Renewables, through its subsidiary, BER Hand Hills Wind LP, ("BluEarth") today announced the signing of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA") with Shell Energy North America (Canada), Inc. ("Shell Energy").
  • The PPA will directly support the construction of the 130 MW Hand Hills Wind Project (the "Project"), located northeast of Drumheller, Alberta.
  • "The Hand Hills Wind Project is the fourth construction project we've announced in Alberta within the last 12 months.
  • "We're pleased to be working with BluEarth to enable the development of the Hand Hills Wind Project in Alberta by purchasing renewable power," said Carolyn Comer, Senior Vice President Shell Energy Americas.

Hemostemix Announces It Is Trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and It Has Retained HE Capital Markets Ltd.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:55pm

Forward-Looking Information: This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation.

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  • Forward-Looking Information: This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation.
  • All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking information.
  • In particular, this news release contains forward-looking information regarding the financing of Hemostemix, settlement of trade accounts payable with shares.
  • This forward-looking information reflects Hemostemix's current beliefs and is based on information currently available to Hemostemix and on assumptions Hemostemix believes are reasonable.

White Metal Reports 45 Metres Grading 2.02% Cu and 33 g/t Ag from Second Set of RC Drill Hole Results, Taranis Copper-Silver Project, Namibia

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

The Company is treating the tonnages and grades reported in Table 2 as historical mineral resources.

Key Points: 
  • The Company is treating the tonnages and grades reported in Table 2 as historical mineral resources.
  • Investors are cautioned that the historical estimates do not mean or imply that economic deposits exist on the properties.
  • The samples were first analysed with 4-Acid "Near Total" Digestion (1F2) with ICP-OES finish for Ag, Cu and a suite of 33 other elements.
  • About White Metal Resources Corp (TSX-V: WHM):
    White Metal Resources Corp is a junior exploration company exploring in Canada and southern Africa.

Lexaria Is Expanding CBD Use Beyond Medical Applications into $2.65 Billion Marketplace

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

Utilizing DehydraTECHTM, their proprietary drug delivery technology, they are showing that its benefits can enrich more than just CBD medical applications.

Key Points: 
  • Utilizing DehydraTECHTM, their proprietary drug delivery technology, they are showing that its benefits can enrich more than just CBD medical applications.
  • Extensive testing has shown that it reduces the time for CBD to enter the bloodstream, increases absorption rate, and improves taste and smell.
  • This revolutionary technology is currently being tested in a number of medical applications, including anti-hypertensive drugs and Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options.
  • Lexaria is already generating profits on CBD-infused beverages and edibles, a market that Statista estimated will be worth $2.65 billion by 2025.

Charlestowne Premium Beverages Inc. (FPWM) Announces It Is in Negotiation to Acquire US Vodka Brand, V Georgio Vodka

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

The agreement will allow Charlestowne Premium to expand its portfolio of beverages.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement will allow Charlestowne Premium to expand its portfolio of beverages.
  • V Georgio Vodka has produced three vodka varieties: a core traditional premium vodka; a vodka infused with natural cranberry and guarana; and an Acai flavored vodka, all with natural flavors.
  • Charlestowne Premium Beverages Inc.'s portfolio includes spirit brands PAPA Vodka and Proprietors Reserve Whiskey.
  • To view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit:
    About Charlestowne Premium Beverages Inc.
    Charlestowne Premium Beverages Inc. (FPWM) is a company that develops, produces, markets and distributes alcoholic beverages worldwide.

Transition Metals Plans Aggressive Exploration of Its Jolly Gold Project in an Extension of the Beardmore-Geraldton Greenstone Belt

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:10pm

Transition Metals Corp (TSXV: XTM) is a Canadian-based, multi-commodity project generator that specializes in converting new exploration ideas into Canadian discoveries in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • Transition Metals Corp (TSXV: XTM) is a Canadian-based, multi-commodity project generator that specializes in converting new exploration ideas into Canadian discoveries in Canada.
  • Transition uses the project generator business model to acquire and advance multiple exploration projects simultaneously, thereby maximizing shareholder exposure to discovery and capital gain.
  • The Company has an expanding portfolio that currently includes more than 25 gold, copper, nickel and platinum projects across Canada.
  • Further information is available at www.transitionmetalscorp.com or by contacting:
    President and CEO Transition Metals Corp.
    To view an enhanced version of Figure 1, please visit:

BLITZPOOLS Bowls Into IPL, Signs Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Shardul Thakur and Mohammed Shami

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Having just added Shardul Thakur, Rahul Tewatia, Shahrukh Khan and Mohammed Shami to Team BLITZ, which already includes Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Shreyas Gopal, and Wriddhiman Saha.

Key Points: 
  • Having just added Shardul Thakur, Rahul Tewatia, Shahrukh Khan and Mohammed Shami to Team BLITZ, which already includes Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Shreyas Gopal, and Wriddhiman Saha.
  • BLITZPOOLS offers a unique opportunity to engage with some of the most exciting cricketers in the world, playing together in pools with guaranteed cash prizes.
  • As fans in India and across the world prepare for the IPL, India is also in another lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • BLITZPOOLS offers customers amazing, guaranteed prize pools giving them a great opportunity to come out as winners every time they play."

CBD of Denver Inc. Reports First Quarter 2021 Revenue of USD $7.3 Million

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Denver, Colorado--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - CBD of Denver, Inc. (OTC Pink: CBDD), a full-line CBD and hemp oil company and a producer and distributor of cannabis and CBD products in Switzerland, Europe, and the US, reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Denver, Colorado--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - CBD of Denver, Inc. (OTC Pink: CBDD), a full-line CBD and hemp oil company and a producer and distributor of cannabis and CBD products in Switzerland, Europe, and the US, reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
  • CBDD generated revenue of USD $7.31 million in the first quarter, nearly 50% of its full year 2020 revenue of $16 million, demonstrating continued strong quarterly growth despite the fact there is still a full or at least partial lockdown for Switzerland and most of the European countries.
  • CBD of Denver, Inc., Rockflowr GmbH and Swiss Industry Ventures AG are now also on LinkedIn.
  • CBD of Denver, Inc. (OTC Pink: CBDD) a full-line CBD and Hemp oil company ("CBDD") and a producer and distributor of Cannabis and CBD products in Switzerland, Europe and the US.

Principal Solar and Diversity in Promotions Enter Into Strategic Partnership

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Diversity in Promotions Expected to Assist Principal Solar in Identifying and Capitalizing on Potential Procurement Opportunities

Key Points: 
  • "Our partnership with Diversity in Promotions has the potential to create meaningful new business opportunities for Principal," said K. Bryce "Rick" Toussaint, CPA, MBA, Chairman and CEO of PSWW.
  • "Our goal is to always develop sustainable relationships to which we deliver innovative solutions and meaningful value," said Rodney Woods, Diversity in Promotions' Chief Executive Officer.
  • "We plan to assist Principal Solar in scaling and maximizing any and all potential future opportunities.
  • Diversity in Promotions is a respected consulting firm focused on achieving organizational excellence through individual and team development.

Provenance Gold Provides Corporate Update

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Company will soon provide updates on the initial drill program on its Silver Bow property east of Tonopah, which is just being completed.

Key Points: 
  • The Company will soon provide updates on the initial drill program on its Silver Bow property east of Tonopah, which is just being completed.
  • The Company also reports that Thomas Crom, one of its independent Directors has tendered his resignation for personal reasons.
  • The Company wishes to thank him for his service and insight over the years and wishes him the best going forward.
  • Provenance Gold Corp. is a precious metals exploration company with a focus on gold and silver resources within North America.

Element 29 Appoints Country Manager, Peru

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Element 29 Resources Inc. (TSXV: ECU) (FSE: 2IK) ("Element 29" or "E29" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ricardo Lab as the Company's Country Manager for Peru, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Element 29 Resources Inc. (TSXV: ECU) (FSE: 2IK) ("Element 29" or "E29" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ricardo Lab as the Company's Country Manager for Peru, effective immediately.
  • Brian Booth, President & CEO of Element 29 comments, "We are excited to have someone with Ricardo's extensive experience join the Element 29 team.
  • Lab is a mineral economist with over 20 years industry experience in Peru, Latin America, and Africa.
  • He is currently mining partner at LQG Energy and Mining Consulting, General Manager of LQG Ambiental and Executive Director of the Australia Peru Chamber of Commerce.

PeakBirch Logic to Commence Trading on the OTCQB Venture Market

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - PeakBirch Logic Inc. ("PeakBirch" or the "Company") (CSE: PKB) (FSE: KYH2) (OTCQB: KTNNF) is pleased to announce that its common shares will commence trading on the OTCQB Venture Market in the United States under the symbol "KTNNF" effective April 8, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - PeakBirch Logic Inc. ("PeakBirch" or the "Company") (CSE: PKB) (FSE: KYH2) (OTCQB: KTNNF) is pleased to announce that its common shares will commence trading on the OTCQB Venture Market in the United States under the symbol "KTNNF" effective April 8, 2021.
  • It secures the liquidity for our current investors while exposing us to the American investment community," said Marc Mulvaney, CEO of PeakBirch.
  • The OTCQB Venture Market is for entrepreneurial and development stage United States and international companies.
  • The OTCQB Venture Market quality standards provide a strong baseline of transparency, as well as the technology and regulation to improve the information and trading experience for investors.

Environmental Waste International Receives an Additional $600,000 Investment in its Ellsin Subsidiary from Torreco Inc.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Whitby, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Environmental Waste International (TSXV: EWS) (the "Company" or "EWS) announced today that it had received an additional $600,000 investment from Torreco, Inc. ("Torreco") toward the previously announced agreement for Torreco to invest $7 million in EWS's wholly owned Ellsin Environmental Ltd. ("Ellsin") subsidiary.

Key Points: 
  • Whitby, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Environmental Waste International (TSXV: EWS) (the "Company" or "EWS) announced today that it had received an additional $600,000 investment from Torreco, Inc. ("Torreco") toward the previously announced agreement for Torreco to invest $7 million in EWS's wholly owned Ellsin Environmental Ltd. ("Ellsin") subsidiary.
  • After Torreco has invested its $7 million the joint venture will have a valuation of $10 million.
  • After investing $7 million, Torreco will own 70% of Ellsin; EWS will retain 30%.
  • About Environmental Waste International Inc.
    Environmental Waste International Inc. specializes in eco-friendly systems for the breakdown of organic materials, including tires.

Harvest One Announces Grant of Incentive Stock Options

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: HVT) (OTCQB: HRVOF) ("Harvest One" or the "Company"), a uniquely positioned cannabis-infused CPG leader, announces that the Board of Directors passed a resolution, effective April 1, 2021 to grant an aggregate of 5,995,000 incentive stock options under the Company's Stock Option Plan to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: HVT) (OTCQB: HRVOF) ("Harvest One" or the "Company"), a uniquely positioned cannabis-infused CPG leader, announces that the Board of Directors passed a resolution, effective April 1, 2021 to grant an aggregate of 5,995,000 incentive stock options under the Company's Stock Option Plan to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company.
  • The options are exercisable at a price of $0.12 per share and will have a term of five years from the date of issuance.
  • Harvest One is a global cannabis-infused CPG leader that develops and distributes premium health, wellness and selfcare products with a market focus on sleep and pain.
  • Harvest One is a uniquely positioned company in the cannabis space with a focus on cannabis infused and non-infused consumer packaged goods.

Image Protect, Inc. Announces Development of Digital Asset NFT Marketplace

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Initially, the Company is discussing the process with existing relationships in the Image space relevant to Fotofy.com.

Key Points: 
  • Initially, the Company is discussing the process with existing relationships in the Image space relevant to Fotofy.com.
  • Fotofy is conducive to the NFT market as its technology of embedding code into Images and Videos are a significant element in the NFT auction model.
  • Image Protect is a media company with a focus on microcap news, information and disclosure, as well as crypto, blockchain, and digital assets.
  • are conducive to the foundation of an impactful NFT marketplace, which the Company is currently developing toward a launch in the coming months.