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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CanniMed” or the “Company”) (TSX:CMED) today announced the receipt, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Prairie Plant Systems Inc., of the Company’s first two Health Canada issued export permits for medical cannabis oils. In addition, the Company has received initial purchase orders for all three CanniMed® Oils for distribution to both Australia and the Cayman Islands for pharmacy dispensing. “We continue to execute our business plan with today’s milestone announcement, positioning CanniMed as a leading global provider of cannabinoid-based medicines,” said Brent Zettl, President and CEO of the Company. “Our focus on GMP-compliant manufacturing, which includes extensive quality […]

February 27, 2017

By Dave Yanko Ever heard of Pi O’clock? Once a month on a Friday afternoon at 3:14 p.m. (wink wink), Solido Design Automation Inc. hosts an open and informal gathering of Saskatoon tech company folks at Innovation Place Research Park. Guests share ideas, learn from each other’s successes and failures and enjoy an end-of-the-week chill over a beer and snacks. Ever heard of Solido Design Automation? If you haven’t, you may wish to take a minute to learn about one of the leading lights of Saskatoon’s emerging tech sector. Solido creates software products used to make electronic chips. The company […]

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CMED) proactively commissioned an independent laboratory analysis of the Company’s herbal cannabis products to test for 56 known pesticides, fungicides and PGRs (plant growth regulators). Each analyzed lot returned a clean Certificate of Analysis with “not detected” levels for each of the 56 pesticides, fungicides and PGRs. “CanniMed Therapeutics has never, and will not in the future need to use pesticides, fungicides or PGRs in the manufacturing of our medical cannabis products because we follow a strict GMP process, following 281-points of quality control,” said Brent Zettl, President and CEO, CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. “By […]

By: Jonathan Charlton, Saskatoon StarPhoenix A Saskatoon tech company is reaping rewards from U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. Solido Design Automation CEO Amit Gupta said the company started getting a surge of quality job applications when Trump was elected, and he expects to see even more this week. “I think the statement by (Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) yesterday about being open to different backgrounds and diversity being our strength, that was a great top level message and we’re seeing a lot more applicants, people wanting to move to Saskatoon,” Gupta said. Trump’s executive order bans refugees, migrants and foreign […]

By: James West CanniMed Therapeutics Inc (TSE:CMED)(OTCMKTS:CMMDF)(FRA:0GB) CEO Brent Zettl describes how his company, formerly known as Prairie Plant Systems, evolved from being the first supplier of medical marijuana to the Canadian Government under the MMAR system, to the current diversified plant technology company whose cannabis business is just one line in a pharmaceutical platform rooted in plant science. Listen to the podcast interview with Brent Zettl: Transcript: James West:    Brent, thanks for joining us today. Brent Zettl:   Good afternoon, James. James West:    Brent, why don’t we start with an overview of the history of CanniMed, since Prairie Plant Systems. How […]

By: Saskatoon Starphoenix After taking home two of the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce’s Saskatoon Awards for Business Excellence (SABEX) last year, Two Fifty Two Boutique is poised for a repeat in 2017. Mackenzie Firby’s Willowgrove clothing store is nominated in the SABEX community involvement and customer service categories. Last year, it won the customer service and new business venture awards. Nominees for the awards — which span categories from growth and expansion to new product or service — were announced Thursday at a news conference. Two Saskatoon technology companies, Vendasta Technologies Inc. and Solido Design Automation Inc., led the pack with three […]

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – January 9, 2017 Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“GOF” or “Golden”) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Fort Garry Brewing Company (“FGBC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX Venture: RB) (“RBI”) whereby Golden, and its syndicate comprised of management and local strategic partners, has purchased all of the assets of FGBC in its business of producing beers under the name Fort Garry Brewing Company. Tracing its roots back to 1930, when FGB was established by B.W. Hoeschen, FGB is the original and oldest microbrewery in Manitoba, and a pioneer in the […]

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan [December 29, 2016] — CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CMED” or the “Company”), a leading plant biopharmaceutical company specializing in the production of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis, announced today that it has successfully completed an initial public offering of its common shares (the “Offering”). In connection with the Offering, CMED issued 5,000,000 common shares at a price of $12.00 per common share, resulting in aggregate gross proceeds to CMED of $60,000,000. CMED’s common shares will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CMED”. “CanniMed’s […]