Silas Garrison on Empowering Government Efficiency Through SaaS | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Anil Mall chats with Silas Garrison, CEO of HealthSpace Data Systems Ltd. (CSE:HS) to discuss his personal ambitions to revolutionize efficiencies across various levels of government utilizing HealthSpace’s unique SAAS solutions.

Here’s an overview of what Anil and Silas cover in this edition of the #HashtagFinance​ podcast:

0:00​ – Introducing Silas Garrison and HealthSpace Data Systems
3:14​ – Customer profile and the differences of doing business in Canada and US
6:45​ – Silas Garrison – “A self taught nerd”
8:35​ – HS Cloud – a passion project
11:25​ – The bench at HS
13:05​ – What government agencies are trying to accomplish
15:25​ – The key difference of serving private business
17:20​ – Everything begins, and ends with HS Cloud
21:00​ – Online citizen engagement and HS touch
25:50​ – HS Pay and a digital payment solution for Government
30:40​ – Customer stickiness and retention
32:20​ – Recent financing and consolidation
32:45​ – What’s next – aggressive growth
34:40​ – Staying connected with HealthSpace.

HealthSpace Data Systems Ltd.

HealthSpace is a government Software as a Service (SaaS) company focused on providing efficiencies to state and local government agencies through its powerful enterprise cloud and mobile platform. Over the last decade, HealthSpace has successfully developed both cloud and mobile applications currently serving over 500 state and local government organizations across North America.

HealthSpace’s HSCloud Suite platform is one of the only self-serve enterprise SaaS platforms in the government space. HealthSpace is focused on revolutionizing every aspect of the regulatory process within state, provincial and local government; from licensing and inspections, to disease surveillance, to financial management. HealthSpace’s platform handles it all. HealthSpace is now entering the FinTech space by developing an online and mobile payment platform that streamlines the intake of government revenue for the agencies it serves.

HealthSpace has also expanded its offerings in the realm of communicable disease tracking by creating an automated contact solution which enables public health agencies to broaden the scope and depth of their communicable disease surveillance in an automated fashion.

Learn more about HealthSpace Data Systems Ltd. at https://thecse.com/en/listings/technology/healthspace-data-systems-ltd

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Getchell Gold: High grades at Nevada projects have this team’s confidence running strong

When Getchell Gold (CSE:GTCH) optioned the Fondaway Canyon gold project in January of last year, President Mike Sieb had never felt more confident that he was making the right move.
To Sieb, a 30-year industry veteran known for a combination of technical ability and senior management experience, the Fondaway site checked all the boxes, particularly given the stellar data left behind by the previous owners.

Fondaway is a past gold producer with a legacy resource estimated at 1 million ounces. Located a mere two-hour drive from Reno, Nevada, it is easily accessible, which helps to keep costs reasonable. Nevada is also a mining-friendly state, so taking the project from exploration to a fully functioning mine would not generate a red-tape nightmare.

“The mineralization is very apparent on the surface,” Sieb explains to Public Entrepreneur. “That’s really the package that finally brings us to the table. You’re starting off with a healthy foundation to work from, and when we started to do even just a cursory review of the asset it was readily apparent that the historic resource was actually quite constrained.”

In fact, as Getchell’s team continues work on Fondaway, the opportunities to in-fill and expand the mineralization zones are becoming quite evident.

Early assay results from the company’s inaugural 1,995-metre diamond drill program in 2020 to test the geological model of the Colorado zone exceeded expectations and set in motion plans to ramp up drilling and develop a mine model.

“It’s not very often that every hole of an exploration drill program returns gold intersections as good as or better than anticipated,” Sieb says. “Our 2020 drill program substantially expanded the known mineralization and demonstrated that our broadest gold zones remain open with excellent potential for further extension.”
Sieb, who called the findings “an absolute rarity from my experience,” says all six drillholes show promise. One high-grade standout hole pierced the main Half Moon Shear Vein 54 metres below surface and registered 8.6 grams per ton gold over 9.8 metres. Another returned 21.9 metres grading 6.2 grams per ton.
“The success here is that what we represented in the model actually showed up in the real world. We know that we have what we modelled. We know what the historic work accomplished and what it represents. The model indicated that there is a substantial 100-metre-thick band of mineralization that you can envision,” Sieb says.
“The 2020 drill program was designed to prove that the very thick band of mineralization actually exists and that it has real potential continuity.”

Toronto-based Getchell obtained the Fondaway property from Canagold Resources as part of a four-year option agreement under which Getchell can acquire a 100% interest in the site at any time.
In return, Getchell pays Canagold $2 million in cash as well as $2 million in shares. And it must spend $1.45 million on exploration. Canagold also will retain a 2% net smelter return royalty should Getchell acquire its 100% stake in Fondaway.

The property was first staked in 1956, and after changing hands over the decades Canagold obtained it in 2017 and released a resource estimate showing 2.01 million indicated tons grading 6.18 grams per ton gold and inferred resources of 3.2 million tons grading 6.4 grams per ton. Past drilling was extensive, comprising 735 holes for a total of 56,682 metres.

In addition to Fondaway, Getchell is developing a second property in Nevada – a high-grade copper, gold and silver project called Star. The company also controls the Dixie Comstock gold project and the Hot Springs Peak gold project in the state, but the Star project stands out. The site is 60 kilometres north of Fondaway. Sieb calls it “excellent bonus potential” for investors.

“We have developed fairly compelling targets that will be drilled and tested this year at Star,” Sieb explains. “This project has some really good high-grade showings on surface and some compelling geophysical targets at depth and has never been drilled before.”
Meanwhile, the company has the finances to push forward with Fondaway in 2021. Getchell has $1.6 million in the bank and about $3 million of warrants that are in the money. Sieb also notes Getchell is fortunate that it can spread its earn-in payments on Fondaway over four years rather than having to make a hefty outlay upfront.
Looking ahead to the rest of 2021, Sieb says Getchell plans to undertake a drill program to extend known mineralization and follow up on the newly discovered zone. It also plans to drill an additional 4,000 metres this year and is advancing toward a revised resource estimate.

“The next step is readily apparent. It’s going to be a major drill campaign that is going to start to fill in the open spots with a focus on developing a mine model,” Sieb explains.

Sieb says he’s already visualizing the next drill program at Fondaway and that it is now in the planning process.

“I can easily see where those holes are going to be located to start to further expand as well as in-fill the mineralization,” he explains. “And we’re also going to do another model of the mineralization to get a better sense of what we really have.”

This story was featured in the Public Entrepreneur magazine.

Learn more about Getchell Gold at https://www.getchellgold.com/

Appia Energy: The quest for a more balanced global supply of rare earths is underway in Saskatchewan

Tucked away in northern Saskatchewan, so close to the border that it practically touches the Northwest Territories, sits Alces Lake. It’s a gorgeous part of the province and the namesake for an important resource exploration project that happens to host the second-highest average grade of rare earth elements (REEs) in the world.

REEs are used in everything from permanent magnets for electric cars and wind turbines to lithium-ion batteries, as well as smartphones and the ceramics and glass found in superconductors. It’s an industry with rapidly accelerating demand, and Appia Energy (CSE:API), which owns 100% of the 14,334-hectare Alces Lake Project, is looking to become one of its major players.

Alces Lake has an in-situ average total rare earth oxide (TREO) grade of 16.65 weighted total percent (wt%). Anything with a wt% above 4 is considered high grade.

With a measure that high, a single metric ton of mineralization from Alces Lake would contain roughly 166.5 kilograms of TREO. Of that, 38.5 kilograms (a little less than 25%) would be what is known as critical rare earth oxide (CREO), which represents roughly 85% of the total mineralization’s dollar value.

Specifically, that’s neodymium, praseodymium, dysprosium and terbium. Or as a former US Department of Energy national laboratory director once put it, “the stuff you need the most but can’t get enough of.”

CREEs are particularly important in the production of permanent magnets, which are also found in everyday items such as audio speakers, laptops and refrigerators.

Appia’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom Drivas, believes his company can play an important role in filling a resource need that is only going to get bigger in years to come.

“It’s because of the grade, because of the technology, because of our location and because of the right mix of rare earths as well as the mineralogy,” Drivas tells Public Entrepreneur. “Because of all that, we’re in a very good position to have a stable supply in North America.”

Pay close attention to the “North America” part of that last statement. Right now, two-thirds of the world’s TREO supply comes from China, and more than 90% of the world’s magnets are produced there. The potential for disruption to the supply of rare earths and related products is real. During former US President Trump’s trade skirmish with China, for instance, China threatened a REE blackout, according to Asia Times Financial.

“Whoever controls the supply of critical material controls the economy – and that means jobs,” Drivas explains. “There’s lots of interest from the Western world to get to a position where they have the supply of critical materials to have the economy start moving and create jobs.”

COVID-19 didn’t do the rare earths supply chain any favours, either in China or anywhere else around the globe. For Appia, it meant paring down its exploration program in 2020.

Since 2017, the company has discovered 74 REE surface zones and occurrences over a 45-     kilometre strike area and completed 78 diamond drillholes, 64 that reached a depth of 50 metres or less and 14 that extended further. Appia has a 95% success rate at intersecting REE-bearing systems, and more than 99% of its property remains to be explored.

This year, Appia has a lot more time – and a lot more money – to do just that.

“We basically have three times the budget of last year,” Drivas notes. “We’re going to be spending $3 million to $4 million at least and see how it goes from there.”

The REE minerals at Alces Lake are contained within a caramel-coloured phosphate mineral called monazite. This is good, according to Drivas, because monazite is relatively easy to extract elements from, and companies have been doing it since the 1950s. Not every REE site is so lucky.

Currently, much of the world’s monazite is shipped to China, where it is processed into REEs. That too, though, is changing.

In August 2020, the Saskatchewan Research Council and the provincial government announced plans to build a first-of-its-kind REE processing facility in Saskatoon, which is expected to be up and running in late 2022.

On the agenda for Appia is a property-wide airborne magnetic, electromagnetic and radiometric geophysical survey, followed by additional surveying and geological mapping to track known mineralization trends and investigate any newly discovered radiometric anomalies.

From there, the company plans a diamond drilling program of at least 5,000 metres to explore for more high-grade REO occurrences.

In terms of how big this could get, Drivas points to two established REE producers: MP Materials and Lynas Rare Earths. They have market values of US$6.2 billion and US$4.5 billion, respectively. Appia’s is US$41.6 million.

“They’re the two main rare earth producers outside of China, but our grade is much better with what we’ve seen so far,” Drivas says.

It’s important to note that there is some diversification to the Appia story as well. The company has three uranium exploration projects over a total of 48,024 hectares in Saskatchewan: Loranger, Eastside and North Wollaston.

At Loranger, for instance, six of seven drillholes intersected uranium mineralization in the company’s first drill campaign. A second drill season was completed in 2019 and discovered a near-surface uranium zone that extends more than 900 metres.

Elsewhere, Appia has a 13,000-hectare uranium and REE property at Elliot Lake in Ontario. The Elliot Lake camp has produced more than 300 million pounds (136 million kilograms) of uranium and is the only mining camp in Canada with significant historical commercial rare earth element production.

Back at Alces Lake, the company seems to have the best of both worlds when it comes to where it finds its rare earths. Much of the high-grade material discovered to date is close to the surface, suggesting relatively easy extraction were a decision eventually made to put the project into production. In addition, a recent news release discusses that REE mineralization occurs within multiple sub-parallel trends of the system over 875 metres of strike length and down to 340 metres in vertical depth. With the mineralization hosted in monazite, it could be just what North American supply chains are looking for.

“If we can prove in the next few years that we’ve got a viable deposit here, there’s a lot of upside for Appia and the industry,” concludes Drivas.

This story was featured in the Public Entrepreneur magazine.

Learn more about Appia Energy at http://www.appiaenergy.ca/

Gage Growth Corp. Joins the CSE for a Virtual Market Open

The CSE was happy to welcome Gage Growth Corp. (CSE:GAGE) to the Exchange with a celebratory virtual Market Open on April 6, 2021.

Gage Growth curates high-quality cannabis experiences for consumers in Michigan, and brings internationally renowned brands to market. The firm has successfully built and grown operations with federal and state licenses, and their portfolio includes city and state approvals for multiple cultivation, processing, and dispensary locations. The CSE is excited to see how this company will continue contributing to the evolving US cannabis industry.

CEO Fabian Monaco and other members of the amazing Gage Growth team joined the CSE to kick off the day’s trading.

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Mistango River Resources: Strategic patience positions this Kirkland Lake explorer for its biggest year yet

Gold mining is a cyclical business, and right now the cycle is exactly where the industry wants it, with precious metals prices strong and investors eager to participate in the good times by backing well-run companies with capital. Macroeconomic factors, driven recently by the COVID-19 pandemic, are owed much of the credit, but the sector’s strong performance has actually been due for some time.

Few people understand these trends better than Stephen Stewart, an experienced resource industry executive and Chairman of junior explorer Mistango River Resources (CSE:MIS).

Stewart and his team have followed a pragmatic strategy that now sees Mistango drilling in Kirkland Lake, one of Canada’s most famous and productive gold camps.

Gold went through over half a decade of stagnation, trading in a fairly narrow range before breaking out to the upside in 2020, despite what some would argue was the macro background to move higher all along. What many industry executives saw as a crisis, however, Stewart recognized as opportunity.

Rather than ploughing cash into exploration during a downturn, Mistango took its time assembling a portfolio of high-quality assets then waited until investor interest returned and funds could be raised at an acceptable cost. With some $7 million in the treasury, now it’s time to put the growth part of the plan into action.

“No question about it, timing is everything, especially where I sit,” explains Stewart in a recent interview with Public Entrepreneur.

“We are now in what I would call our third phase. The first phase is buying cheap and the second phase is raising money at a good cost of capital. Now we are in the process of deploying that capital as intelligently and as efficiently as we possibly can so that we can either discover a new ore body or expand on a known one.”

Mistango’s first drill target is in Ontario’s famous Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The company is midway through a planned 10,000-metre drill program at its 4,300-hectare Kirkland West project, right next door to the Macassa Mine run by industry titan Kirkland Lake Gold. Macassa, by the way, is not only large, but also one of the highest-grade gold mines in the world.

“We are beside the third-largest gold ore body ever discovered, that has gone from east to west, and we’re the next property west,” says Stewart. “The anticipation is, and certainly my hope is, that we can extend that mineralization onto our property.”

Macassa, like Mistango’s project, sits on the major Cadillac-Larder Lake Break fault system, which is responsible for much of the 25 million ounces of gold produced at Kirkland Lake in the past 100 years or so.

Stewart reckons the current buzz around the Kirkland Lake area and the Canadian gold mining industry in general is justified as juniors get drills turning again, and impressive new discoveries, such as those in the equally famous Red Lake district, prove once again that Canada is one of the best gold mining jurisdictions in the world.

“Kirkland Lake has been mined for a hundred years. It’s going to be mined for a hundred more. There are more ore bodies that have not yet been discovered in that camp. There’s no question about it,” explains Stewart.

Mistango’s first phase of drilling targets three zones at Kirkland West, the first of which was the former Baldwin Mine, which is thought to sit on extensions of the main fault and where historical output showed grades of 15 grams per ton.

The Baldwin work is now complete and the rigs have crossed the river to test the main Cadillac-Larder Lake fault proper.

The company also plans to soon begin drilling its second asset, the advanced stage Omega Mine, which lies around 30 kilometres east of Kirkland West and has an NI 43-101 resource of around 585,000 indicated and inferred gold ounces.

In the middle of the last century, a mine at Omega churned out about a quarter of a million ounces. Notably, Omega also lies near some big names, including Agnico Eagle’s Upper Beaver deposit and the former Kerr Addison Mine, at one time Canada’s largest gold mine.

Omega is also just a few kilometres west of Orefinders Resources’ McGarry project, which hosts an indicated resource of 123,000 ounces of gold at 8.57 grams per ton.

Stewart points out that taken together, Orefinders and Mistango comprise one of the largest landholders on the Kirkland Lake/Cadillac-Larder Lake fault system.

Mistango is one of the companies in the Ore Group, which Stewart also chairs. Other companies in the group include QC Copper and Gold, American Eagle Gold and Orefinders.

So, how did Mistango manage to get its hands on such a prime piece of land? 

It’s fair to say that it took persistence. Ore Group, via Orefinders, put in an offer to buy Mistango a couple of years ago but was turned down by management. It later became a significant shareholder, initiated a proxy battle, and ultimately took control.

Next began the process of turning the company around, recapitalizing it and starting to put money into the ground, says Stewart.

“We consider that [Kirkland Lake] the Ore Group’s backyard. It’s a seven-hour drive from Toronto and we just know the area and we love it and so it was an opportunity to expand our position,” he says.

Mistango River has some impressive backers, notably resource icon Eric Sprott, who holds 20% of Mistango’s shares. Sprott was Chairman at Kirkland Lake Gold during much of its heyday when the stock went up over 20 times in value.

“When he saw our land package, he instantly chose to invest,” says Stewart.  

“He understands the possibility of the gold coming onto our property. He knows how pregnant those fault systems are with gold and took an educated guess on our company.”  

On the ground, Mistango also benefits from the insights of Vice President of Exploration Keith Benn, who has a PhD in structural geology and extensive experience with the Abitibi.

Director Charles Beaudry also has over 30 years of experience in exploration, project generation and business development.

Numerous corporate success stories involve years of patience and hard work before the tide turns and management finally has the opportunity to prove that its instincts were right. With a strong team, a healthy treasury and ongoing exploration of high-quality projects in one of the world’s best gold addresses, that moment looks to have arrived for Mistango River Resources.

This story was featured in the Public Entrepreneur magazine.

Learn more about Mistango River Resources
at https://mistango.com/

Kevin Wright on Bridging Brands to Esports Communities | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s James Black chats with Kevin Wright, President of GameSquare Esports Inc. (CSE:GSQ) to discuss the company’s unique focus on the agency vertical in esports and how they are bridging the gap between global brands and growing gaming communities.

Here’s an overview of what James and Kevin cover in this edition of the #HashtagFinance podcast:

0:00 – Introducing Kevin Wright and GameSquare
1:50 – The state of esports in 2021
4:55 – The role of physical infrastructure in esports
8:30 – The GameSquare business model – backed by Code Red and GCN
12:45 – Describing “brand safety”
13:55 – Why non-endemic brands are getting involved in esports 17:45 – Following the playbook from “traditional” professional sports
22:15 – Ninja and Apex Legends
23:30 – Kevin’s background in programming and banking
27:30 – The wrap

About GameSquare Esports

GameSquare Esports Inc. is an international gaming and esports company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The Company is seeking to acquire additional assets and entities serving the gaming and esports markets and, more broadly, in sports and entertainment.

The acquisition of Code Red Esports Ltd. (“Code Red”), an esports talent agency, provided an initial foothold in Europe through its UK operations. Code Red represents leading on-screen talent, players and influencers and works with leading global brands to develop influencer campaigns and esports marketing strategies. GameSquare’s second acquisition of Reciprocity Corp. provides access to Asia, Latin America and North America.

Its gaming and esports assets include: a CrossFire franchise in China that it owns with its partner LGD Gaming, a 40% interest in a League of Legends team that competes in Latin America, and, its wholly owned subsidiary corporation, GCN, a digital media company focusing on the gaming and esports audience based in Los Angeles, USA.

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WellteQ Digital Health Inc. Joins the CSE for a Market Open

The CSE welcomed WellteQ Digital Health Inc. (CSE: WTEQ) for a virtual Market Open on March 24, 2021. 

WellteQ is a leading provider of corporate wellness solutions that use data-driven, personalized health and wellness coaching to encourage users toward healthier behaviours. Currently, WellteQ is developing its newly acquired Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) technologies for connected patient apps. The CSE looks forward to seeing this company expand their continuum of care and continue promoting healthier lifestyles.

Kicking off the day’s trading at this virtual Market Open was CEO Scott Montgomery, along with other members of the incredible WellteQ team. 

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Kuya Silver: Near-term production, exploration shape a game plan based on a proven path to the big leagues

When putting together the business plan for a new company, incorporating lessons from the leaders in your industry is always a good idea. David Stein worked as a mining analyst beginning in the early 2000s and was among the first to initiate coverage on marquee names such as First Majestic and Fortuna Silver. When he decided to establish an exploration company of his own, he understood the models that tended to position small companies to become billion-dollar players.

Focusing on high-grade silver projects with the potential for near-term production, Kuya Silver (CSE:KUYA), where Stein is Chief Executive Officer, is active in Peru and Canada, two of the world’s most prolific jurisdictions for precious metals production. With a healthy treasury, a balanced approach to its projects and a strong silver market, the company is ready to begin putting its plan into action. Stein shared his strategy of silver production and ongoing exploration with Public Entrepreneur in mid-February.

Kuya is obviously silver-focused. Before we get into your two projects and the outlook for each, tell us why you chose silver.

It really comes down to finding an exceptional project and it just happened to be a silver project. I found the Bethania Mine opportunity in 2017, and while my background is in all sorts of different minerals, precious metals are the main ones.

As I started looking more into the silver mining industry, I noticed there was a huge opportunity because many of the intermediate and large silver players from 10 or 15 years ago had diversified away from silver and more into gold. Now there is this sort of a void in the industry where if you want to invest in a primary silver mining company there are very few options. The opportunity to have this exceptional project and be able to get into production quickly made it all the more exciting. 

Your plans for Bethania call for putting a local mine back into production and at the same time doing exploration to help with mine planning and resource expansion. How did you come across Bethania, and can you talk about the thinking behind this two-part plan?

In terms of how I found it, I went out on my own after being in the industry on the investment side for 15 or 16 years and was looking for projects, mostly privately owned opportunities. During the bear market I had focused on private equity as a niche within the mining sector. Bethania was one of the projects that came up.

In terms of the business plan – restarting the mine, putting our own plant there and increasing production – that evolved over the course of negotiations with the former owners. Initially, they were really looking for someone to put a little money in for a minority interest and help them with some financial issues. It didn’t interest me as a minority investment, but if we could take control, there was a chance to do something special. I saw the potential to get enough silver production from this mine to make it into a meaningful public company one day.

I was a sell-side equities analyst in the early 2000s and one of the first analysts to cover some of the important silver companies. To me, this opportunity reminded me a lot of those: start with a high-grade silver mine with low capex that you could put into production quickly and easily. Then, by bringing better access to capital through the public markets, you could grow production, reduce costs, do more exploration – all those good things we plan to do.

If you look at the genesis of First Majestic or go back even further to the first projects that Pan American acquired in Peru, these very big and successful multi-billion-dollar companies all started with a single high-grade silver project. That was the beginning of the journey.

Peru has a long history of mining. What is the plan for community support and sharing the benefits with the people who live in the region where Bethania is located?

Peru is a very diverse country with different communities and types of environment. We are in the high Andes in central Peru, so we are in an area that is very accustomed to mining. As a recently producing mine, there is already acceptance of Bethania and a culture within the local community to support it. The community that has jurisdiction over the mining area is Poroche, and we are still in the process of working out what the people want to see over the longer term. The community has been very helpful, and I think they believe in the benefits of having more activity in the area and would prefer that the mine be operating.

One noteworthy aspect of our relationship is that we were able to receive our environmental impact assessment approval for the new plant and tailings storage. In order to do that you essentially have to get approval from your local community before you submit your paperwork to the government. There are site visits and other aspects of a legislated process. So, you work with the local community and essentially earn its support before permits can be granted. I think that demonstrates we are on a strong footing.

Your other project is located in northeastern Ontario. It has some very nice silver numbers and some cobalt in the mix as well. What is your plan there?

There are two parts to that deal. There is a part where we are buying a section outright, which is the Kerr Project. It represents about 10% of the First Cobalt land package and is the most advanced part. It is where most of the historical drilling is.  We have most of the data, and most of the high-grade silver hits are in that area. We see that as the part we can potentially get into production first. The other 90% goes into a joint venture.

This means there are two strategies. With the Kerr Project, we are looking to follow up on historical high-grade silver intersections and look for extensions of some of the known mines. There have been more than 70 million ounces produced in the area we are buying. We would like to find potentially some new veins and get them into production, at a similar scale to what we are doing in Peru.

And that is the link for us from Peru to Ontario, that the history of the Cobalt Camp is this super high-grade mineralization mined at a small tonnage. We want to produce a lot of silver but not necessarily go through a lot of rock. And we feel we can do that in the Kerr area.

With the joint venture, the opportunity is to find another collection of veins. If you look at the whole camp, the 400 million or 500 million ounces produced historically from this part of northeastern Ontario is in clusters of 50 million to 100 million-plus ounces of silver. With the joint venture we want to find a new cluster.

Do you have any closing thoughts, perhaps something we’ve missed or a statement that encapsulates how investors should think about Kuya Silver?

I would highlight that we are very focused on restarting production and becoming a profitable silver mining company in Peru. But we also feel that we have exceptional exploration potential with our property there. In 2021 and beyond you’ll essentially see us on two parallel tracks: one will be mine development and getting into production, and the other will be drilling and working to find the resource that underlies production for another decade or more. And we think we can do that in the next year or two.

This story was featured in the Public Entrepreneur magazine.

Learn more about Kuya Silver
at https://www.kuyasilver.com/

Jeff Stevens on the Healing Potential of Amanita Muscaria Mushrooms | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Anil Mall chats with Jeff Stevens, CEO of Psyched Wellness Ltd. (CSE:PSYC) to discuss the company’s objective to create premium mushroom-derived products that have the potential to become a leading North American brand in the emerging functional food category. Jeff also shares how they are developing a line of Amanita Muscaria-derived water-based extracts, teas and capsules designed to help with three health objectives: promote stress relief and relaxation, assist with sleeping and to support mood.

Here’s an overview of what Anil and Jeff cover in this edition of the #HashtagFinance podcast:

0:00 – Introducing Jeff Stevens CEO of Psyched Wellness
2:30 – The company’s mission to harness the healing power of mushrooms
6:00 – The science and history of Amanita Muscaria
9:00 – Professor David Nutt – a thought leader in Amanita Muscaria
11:20 – Michael Nederhoff, Terry Booth and the PSYC Board
16:00 – Psyched’s developing product line
17:20 – The R&D required to launch a micro dose product
20:30 – Keeping up with Psyched
22:50 – Closing comments – the value proposition

Learn more about Psyched Wellness at: https://thecse.com/en/listings/life-sciences/psyched-wellness-ltd 

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SoLVBL Solutions Inc. Joins the CSE for a Market Open

The CSE was happy to welcome SoLVBL Solutions Inc. (CSE:SOLV) for a virtual Market Open on March 17, 2021.

SoLVBL Solutions Inc. is a cybersecurity company, working on developing a universal standard for establishing digital record authenticity. Their lead product, Q by SoLVBL™, enables fast authentication of digital records, allowing companies to quickly establish trust in their data. The company is focused on solutions for several industries, including the financial sector, medical applications, and critical internet of things (IoT) infrastructure. The CSE looks forward to seeing how this innovative company continues to protect the integrity of data in the virtual world.

CEO Ray Pomroy and other fantastic members of the SoLVBL team kicked off the start of trading during this virtual Market Open.

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