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Deveron UAS Corp. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE proudly welcomed Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE:DVR) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on November 14th, 2019.

Deveron is a technology company that provides data acquisition services and data analysis to growers within the agricultural industry in North America. Deveron obtains data and insights through its on-demand network of drone pilots and soil sampling technicians. As well, the company provides farmers with independent data analytics through its wholly owned subsidiary Veritas Farm Management.

“We’re a data services company for agriculture that uses drones, soil sampling, and all types of information on the farm to drive increased yields, reduced costs, and improved farm outcomes for the farmers,” said CEO and President David MacMillan.

“To bring people together today to get to open the market in Toronto is a really special thing for all of us to share. It’s one of those symbolic gratifications,” he added.

Other key members of the Deveron team from both Canada and the US were also in attendance at the Market Open.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring David MacMillan here.

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New Wave Esports Corp. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome New Wave Esports Corp. (CSE:NWES) to the CSE Media Centre on November 12th, 2019 to open the market.

An investment company with a focus on the esports and competitive gaming industries, New Wave Esports provides capital and advisory services to esports organizations, teams, leagues, events, and technology innovators. The company’s goal is to enhance all aspects of the industry for existing fans, players, and associated organizations.

“We’ve been working very hard all year to get up to this point. We’ve built a great portfolio behind us to bring to the public. So, now the public has access into investing into the esports ecosystem and continuing investing and growing the esports industry as we move forward,” said CEO Daniel Mitre.

“Looking forward, we’re expanding globally. We’re looking at deals across the world – Asia and Europe – where we’re continuing to build our portfolio,” he added.

Joining Mitre at the Market Open were several members of the New Wave Esports team, including President Trumbull Fisher.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Daniel Mitre here.

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EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE proudly welcomed EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. (CSE:ETI) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on November 7th, 2019.

EnviroLeach is a technology company that is engaged in the development and commercialization of environmentally-friendly formulas and technologies for the treatment of materials in the mining and recycling sectors. Using their eco-friendly, proprietary treatment process, EnviroLeach extracts precious metals from ores, concentrates, and E-Waste.

“We’re really excited about opening the market today at the CSE. It’s been a big part of the company’s evolution,” remarked CEO Duane Nelson.

“The company has developed the world’s only environmentally-friendly solution to recover gold from mineral ores, and also from E-Waste,” he added. “Some of the most brilliant scientists, doctors, [and] engineers have brought this innovation to life.”


Nelson was joined by CFO Don Weatherbee and COO Wayne Moorhouse at the Market Open.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Duane Nelson here.

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Draganfly Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE welcomed Draganfly Inc. (CSE:DFLY) to open the market on November 5th, 2019 at the CSE Media Centre.

Draganfly Inc. is an award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer, contract engineering, and product development company within the UAV space, serving the public safety, agriculture, industrial inspections, and mapping and surveying markets. The company is driven by passion, ingenuity, and the need to provide efficient solutions and first-class services to its customers around the world with the goal of saving time, money, and lives. Draganfly is positioning itself as an integrated solutions provider to the UAV industry, and celebrated their recent listing on the CSE.

“Today for us at the Draganfly team to open up DFLY on the Canadian Securities Exchange, it’s humbling, quite frankly. This is an exchange that’s built for entrepreneurs, and we’re a company of entrepreneurs. This company has been around for 20-plus years, we had lots of options and opportunities of where we wanted to list, and this particular exchange, at this time, for this project, it was absolutely the right place to be,” remarked Chairman Cameron Chell.

“There’s a tremendous opportunity in the market for a North American manufacturer and solutions systems provider with a patent portfolio like ours to be able to get market penetration. And there’s about a billion dollar opportunity over the next number of years for us to own, and we think that this is the right move for us in order to capitalize on that opportunity.”

Joining Chell at the Market Open were several members of the Draganfly team, including CFO Paul Sun, COO Pat Imbasciani, and Gowling WLG Partner Denis Silva.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Cameron Chell here.

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IM Cannabis Corp Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was proud to welcome IM Cannabis Corp (CSE:IMCC) to open the market at the CSE Media Centre on October 17, 2019.

IM Cannabis is a leading medical cannabis provider. Since 2010, the company has offered a full spectrum of government-licensed cannabis products, from generic to GMP-certified and pharmaceutical-grade, for both wholesale and retail clients. IM Cannabis is an industrial innovator, constantly moving forward in the rapidly developing medical cannabis market and closely collaborating with research institutions and start-up companies.

“We are enormously proud to open the market at the CSE. We’ve waited a long time for that. The team came from Israel and everybody is very excited,” remarked CEO Oren Shuster.

“IMC started in 2010 in Israel as one of the first medical cannabis companies in the world. What we have done, we have taken our know-how and expertise to Europe, and now we’re working in Europe, and we’re a pure European player. The main market that we are going to is Germany, and we will start to have substantial sales early next year. We have a very good focus for next year, and I think the fact that we are coming with the backing of clinical trials, and a lot of research done in Israel and bringing it into the EU market makes us different.”

A number of prominent members of the IM Cannabis team joined Shuster at the Market Open, including Co-Founder Rafael Gabay, COO Amir Goldstein, CFO Shai Shemesh, and more.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Oren Shuster here.

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HeyBryan Media Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome HeyBryan Media Inc. (CSE:HEY) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on October 29th, 2019.

Founded in 2018, HeyBryan Media Inc. offers a home-maintenance app that allows customers to connect with vetted experts for various home-related tasks, such as handyman services, painting, plumbing, cleaning, and yard maintenance. The app is named after Canadian HGTV personality and renowned contractor, Bryan Baeumler, who was also present at the Market Open.

“Two years ago, this was just an idea. Here we are today – in Toronto, on the 72nd floor of the CSE – ringing the bell. This is a major milestone for our business, and I couldn’t be more excited,” said CEO Lance Montgomery.

“Generally, the projects we do are private. We get a lot of interest from fans and customers, and this obviously is a great opportunity to invite people to participate in our world. Having HeyBryan out there is very exciting,” said Baeumler. “You can get it anywhere you get your apps,” he added.

Several key members of the HeyBryan Media Inc. team also accompanied Montgomery and Baeumler to celebrate this momentous occasion at the CSE Media Centre.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Bryan Baeumler and Lance Montgomery here.

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Jamaica Stock Exchange Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome the Jamaica Stock Exchange to open the market on October 24th, 2019 at the CSE Media Centre.

Incorporated in 1968, with operation starting in 1969, the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s main objective is to contribute to the growth and development of the countries in which it operates. The Jamaica Stock Exchange does this by facilitating the mobilization, exchange, and expansion of capital.

“It is indeed a historic day to be opening the market at the CSE, and it means a lot to us. What it means is a deepening of the relationship between the Jamaica Stock Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange. There is a lot that we can do in terms of partnership, and it really comes through in respect to our strategic objective of having a global reach,” said Marlene Street Forrest, Managing Director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.

“It deepens our relationship significantly on an economic level. It creates a new financial architecture, which I’m sure many companies will be able to take advantage of – both Canadian and Jamaican – and we’ll just flourish,” added Lloyd Wilks, Consul General of Jamaica.

Ian McNaughton, Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, was also in attendance at the Market Open, along with other valued members of the JSE team.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Marlene Street Forrest and Ian McNaughton here.

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OTC Markets Group Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE proudly welcomed OTC Markets Group to the CSE Media Centre to open the market on October 23rd, 2019. This Market Open took place just ahead of the inaugural CSE and OTC Markets event Cannabis Investor Day, taking place on October 30th.

OTC Markets Group Inc. operates three markets for 10,000 US and global securities. To create better informed and more efficient financial markets, OTC Markets Group organizes securities into these markets based on the quality and quantity of information companies disclose. The company provides services in three core areas: trading services, market data, and corporate services.

“This is fantastic for us. I think opening the market with the CSE, given the partnership we’ve had over the last five years, is just another one of those milestones that shows how great that partnership is. We’ve done so much together, whether it’s our trips around the world, or bringing companies from around the world to the Canadian markets and the US markets. This, I wouldn’t say is a capstone of those accomplishments, but just the start of what I think is going to be another great five years of helping small, early-stage companies,” said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group.

“With our partnership, we have a great event next week, our inaugural CSE OTC Markets cannabis conference. We are oversold, which is always nice, and we really look forward to continuing that, both in New York, here in Canada, and around the world.”

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Jason Paltrowitz here.

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Voyager Digital (Canada) Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd. (CSE:VYGR) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on October 21st, 2019.

Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd. is a team of finance and technology industry veterans dedicated to empowering and servicing investors in the crypto space. The company’s mission is to provide every investor with a trusted and secure access point to crypto asset trading, access to the most popular assets, and best-in-class customer service.

“This is just a great honour for Voyager. We’re excited to be part of the CSE, and to be one of the growing many companies on the CSE. We’ve come a long way in the 18 months we’ve started our business, and we look forward to the future and having such a great partnership,” remarked CEO Stephen Ehrlich.

“Voyager’s really excited, and we think our investors should be excited about what we have to bring to the future of crypto. We are the financial services firm of the future, and look forward to a lot of exciting things coming out from us over the next three to four months. The team has really built a great business in our first 18 months, and the best is yet to come.”

Joining Ehrlich at the Market Open was Voyager Digital Chairman Phillip Eytan.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Stephen Ehrlich here.

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West Red Lake Gold Mines Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE welcomed West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc. (CSE:RLG) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on October 15th, 2019.

West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc. is a Toronto-based company focused on gold exploration and development in the prolific Red Lake Gold District of Northwestern Ontario. The Red Lake Gold District is host to some of the richest gold deposits in the world, and has produced 30 million ounces of gold from high grade zones. West Red Lake Gold Mines has assembled a 3,100 hectare property which has a 12 kilometre strike length and three former gold mines.

“To ring the bell, to open today’s trading the day after Thanksgiving is something very special for us, and we’re very happy to be here,” said President John Kontak.

“It’s been a very good 12 years for the company, and we certainly have benefited from this relationship we have with the Canadian Securities Exchange. It’s been a true partner in our endeavours to appeal to investors and capital markets, and we’ve done that for over a decade now.”

Joining Kontak from West Red Lake Gold Mines were Executive Chairman Tom Meredith, and David Black, Investor Relations. Several additional supporters and shareholders, including representatives from 6ix, were also in attendance at the Market Open.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Tom Meredith here.

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