COVID-19 has left many seniors in long-term care homes feeling lonely and disconnected from their families and friends. To help reconnect our residents to their families, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has partnered with Westcap Mgt. Ltd. (Westcap) to help them reconnect virtually. Working closely with the COVID-19 Hospital Fund, a collaboration between St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation, Royal University Hospital Foundation and Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation, Westcap has donated $250,000 towards the purchase of over 330 iPads, and the cost of the data plans. The iPads will be distributed to SHA long-term care homes across […]

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, and Librestream Technologies, a leading provider of augmented reality enterprise solutions, announce the commercial rollout of a customized version of Librestream’s Onsight Connect that was developed exclusively for the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses. “We are pleased that Vuzix is a featured solution sponsor at the Librestream Innovator Forum this year.  At the forum, our customers will have an opportunity to experience the Onsight AR capabilities hands-free using voice controls on the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses,” shared Charlie Neagoy, VP […]

DENVER, Feb. 20, 2020 /CNW/ – In a move set to advance store operations and support the company’s aggressive growth, Native Roots, one of the nation’s largest and most successful vertically integrated cannabis operators, has partnered with Cova Software, North America’s leading cannabis retail point of sale (POS) provider. Native Roots has moved all 19 of its Colorado dispensaries and 3 Garden Variety stores in Canada to the Cova retail platform, the only cannabis POS available in both countries. Premier cannabis brand, Native Roots partners with Cova Software to advance store operations and support company’s aggressive growth. 22 stores now supported by retail platform. (CNW Group/Retail Innovation Labs […]

Source: Librestream Technologies Inc. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Librestream Technologies Inc. and Samsung Electronics America and announced a joint augmented reality (AR) solution designed for industrial workers in manufacturing, transportation and public safety markets. The solution integrates Librestream’s Onsight Augmented Reality Enterprise platform with Samsung’s latest ruggedized tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro, to deliver a solution that will help improve the safety, efficiency, and productivity of industrial workers around the world. The Librestream AR platform includes remote expert assistance, digital work instructions and content management—as well as its Onsight Cube wearable thermal camera for […]

By BROOK THALGOTT, INDUSTRY WEST MAGAZINE For more than 30 years, Westcap Mgt. Ltd. has been investing in Saskatchewan  companies. As fund manager for Golden Opportunities Fund Inc., the province’s first local venture capital fund, as well as a family of private equity funds, Westcap invests capital where it is needed to maximize value for its shareholders. Recently, yet another well-known Saskatchewan company joined the Westcap family. In January 2020, Westcap announced a $63 million investment into Degelman Industries, a long-standing, family-owned company with deep roots in the province and a major presence in the agriculture and industrial sectors in […]

PRESS RELEASE January 28, 2020 Kindersley, Saskatchewan G-Mac’s AgTeam LP (“G-Mac’s AgTeam”) is excited to announce that it has entered into an agreement to merge Cavalier Agrow Ltd. (“Cavalier”) into G-Mac’s AgTeam, bringing together two innovative, long-standing and successful crop input retailers in Saskatchewan’s agriculture sector. On a combined basis, the two businesses will serve Saskatchewan through its 14 locations and 130 employees, in communities across Saskatchewan that span as far north as Meadow Lake and as far south as Leader. Founded in 1999, Cavalier offers seed, chemical, inoculants and agronomic guidance adding a liquid fertilizer facility in 2000 and […]

PRESS RELEASE SASKATOON, SK – Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“Golden”), Saskatchewan’s local investment Fund, is pleased to announce its recent investment in Degelman Industries LP (“Degelman” or the “Company”) which was completed in syndication with the Westcap MBO II Investment LP (the “MBO II Fund”), both funds are managed by Westcap Mgt. Ltd. (“Westcap”). Founded in 1962, Regina-based Degelman is widely recognized for the design and manufacturing of premium equipment for the agricultural and industrial sectors. With a focus on continuous innovation, the Company designs, manufactures and sells over 50 products across the globe through an extensive network of dealers […]

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leafly, the world’s leading cannabis resource, today expanded its partnership with retail software company Cova to bring order integration to cannabis retailers, boosting efficiency and the consumer experience. Order integration syncs Leafly Pickup orders directly with a participating retail partner’s Cova point-of-sale (POS) system, streamlining order processing and empowering retailers to fulfill orders and track inventory in real-time. For cannabis retailers with in-store self-order tablets, order integration enables express check-out so consumers can skip the line. Cova is the first POS system to offer order integration with Leafly Pickup orders. Read More