Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“Golden Opportunities” or the “Fund”), Saskatchewan’s first provincial labour-sponsored fund, is pleased to announce that the Fund will now provide Saskatchewan investors the option to invest in a newly created Resource Share (“Class R”) Class with an overwhelming 97% support of the votes at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on December 17, 2012. The Fund will continue to offer its existing diversified Class A Shares and innovation Class I Shares. Proceeds from the sale of R Shares will be used to invest in a diversified portfolio of resource based companies in the energy, mining and […]

A boost in the fight against colon cancer. Phenomenome Discoveries’ new blood test is able to assess the risk of developing the disease, enabling doctors to keep a close watch on those who need it most. Maria Hayes reports. Click here to watch video on CHCH.com  

By Scott Larson, The StarPhoenix Eight years of research and testing are coming to fruition for Saskatoon-based Phenomenome Discoveries Inc. (PDI) with the launch of its groundbreaking colorectal cancer screening test. The test is a simple blood test that screens for colon cancer, with no advance preparation or stool-based sample required. It has been licensed to CML HealthCare Inc. (CML), which has launched the test under the market name Cologic. CML has the right to sell the test across Canada, except in Saskatchewan. “We went out and looked for commercialization partners, and in Canada we developed a relationship with CML,” […]

Canadian Phoenix Resources Corp. Announces Plan of Arrangement CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Oct. 29, 2012) – THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO ANY UNITED STATES NEWS SERVICES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAW. Renegade Petroleum Ltd. (“Renegade”) (TSX VENTURE:RPL) is pleased to announce a series of transformational transactions, which transition Renegade into the highest domestic light oil weighted income plus growth dividend paying corporation in the Canadian public markets and pursuant to which Canadian Phoenix shareholders will acquire common shares of Renegade. The Board of […]

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Oct. 29, 2012) – CML HealthCare Inc. (TSX:CLC) today announced the introduction of COLOGIC, a new and simple blood test used to assess the risk of colorectal (colon) cancer. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Canada. Last year alone, over 9,000 Canadians died from the disease. More tragic, perhaps, is that colorectal cancer death is preventable with appropriate screening and treatment. Early detection most often leads to a complete recovery. An estimated 23,000 Canadians will be diagnosed this year, many with advanced disease. Because most people do not experience any symptoms in […]

The Southwest Booster, Swift Current By Elisabeth Dowson Ground was officially broken Oct. 9 for Swift Current’s first personal care facility, Cypress House, currently under construction at 2135 Scott Street, followed by a well-attended information session held at the Seniors Centre on Central Ave. that afternoon. The facility will provide an aging-in-place model in a home-like atmosphere where couples can remain together even if their level of care needs differ or increase during their residency. “I would like to begin by thanking the City of Swift Current for their support and help with getting this project where it is today […]

Calgary, Alberta – September 26, 2012 – West Mountain Capital Corp. (“the Company” or “WMT”) today announces that its 100% owned subsidiary Phase Separation Solutions Inc. (“PS2”) has signed a subcontract agreement in principal to supply Thermal Phase Separation (TPS)technology for the treatment of hazardous industrial sludge in Changqing, China. This is a new business venture for the Company in China having been secured in collaboration and partnership with the Huafu Environmental Engineering Company (Huafu). Huafu has been contracted by a major client in Changqing, China to design, build and operate a waste sludge treatment facility partially using the Company’s […]

Calgary, Alberta – August 28, 2012 – West Mountain Capital Corp. (“the Company” or “WMT”) today announces that its 100% owned subsidiary Phase Separation Solutions Inc. (“PS2”) has secured its first commercial contaminated soil treatment contract in China using its Thermal Phase Separator (TPS) technology. With the cooperation of its Chinese partner, the Nanjing Institute of Environmental Science (“NIES”), the Company secured a contract with Hangzhou Dadi Environmental Protection Engineering Co. Ltd. (“Dadi”) to treat 33,000 tonnes of pesticide contaminated soil as a full-scale commercial demonstration of TPS technology. Dadi’s contract for the entire project involves the remediation of approximately […]

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, August 20, 2012 -A new investment from the Harper Government will support research into an innovative substitute for antibiotics in livestock feed. Member of Parliament Kelly Block (Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment that will help Prairie Plant Systems Inc. deliver benefits to livestock producers and consumers. “This is a good example of how government and industry can partner to harness research and help industry fill a need in the marketplace,” said MP Block. “This is the kind of innovation that’s keeping Canada’s agricultural sector strong and sustainable.” This investment of more […]

ST. JACOBS, ON, Aug. 7, 2012 /CNW/ – Home Hardware Stores Limited, Canada’s largest independent, Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture cooperative, has been ranked one of Canada’s Most Valuable Brands by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy. “Home Hardware is a deeply impressive Canadian brand, drawing on all the best Canadian virtues and turning them into a solid business model which has the ability to extend through its network of independent Dealers into every corner of the country,” said David Haigh, CEO & Founder, Brand Finance. “Home Hardware is a down-to-earth brand, right for the harsh […]