Gold, Oil and Interest Rates

Gold, Oil and Interest Rates
By Ron Friesen I am not a certified market analyst or financial professional. I am a businessman, Realtor® and writer with an unnaturally enthusiastic interest in business and how things work. Never stop asking why, I say. With this in mind you understand my articles are not intended as investment advice and are written only to entertain and stimulate constructive... Read More

British Columbians bracing for NDP economic hits

British Columbians bracing for NDP economic hits
By Ellsworth Dickson Vancouver radio station CKNW has reported that British Columbia’s NPD leader John Horgan wrote a letter to the president of BC Hydro asking them to stop work on the huge Site C Energy (dam) Project in northern BC. As of today (June 5), John Horgan is not even premier of the province, although he expects to be... Read More

Is BC’s New and Unnatural Political Alliance Good For Anyone?

Is BC’s New and Unnatural Political Alliance Good For Anyone?
By Ron Friesen Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd (TSX:KML) launched their IPO last week at C$17.00 per-share, then opened on the TSX this past Tuesday, May 30 at C$16.06, closing first-day trading at C$16.24. On the morning of day two trading was around C$16.05. Day three, mid-day TSX:KML has rebounded to C$16.41. Investors are showing their opinion of value, and perhaps... Read More

Liberals approve $11.4 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG Project Approved

Liberals approve $11.4 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG Project Approved
The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, announced the Federal Cabinet’s decision to approve the $11 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG Project after a rigorous federal environmental assessment. The project, located in northern... Read More

Mining Stocks Are Back, But Tech and Bio Still in the Running

Mining Stocks Are Back, But Tech and Bio Still in the Running
Once again, resource companies are leading the most actives with less than a handful of non-mining stocks in comparison. It appears retail investors and institutional investors alike are finally feeling more comfortable getting back into resource stocks following the bumpy ride since 2008. In addition, the Brexit vote to leave the EU created instability in the money markets send a... Read More

Lithium Americas Corp. Days Most Active Stocks Status

Lithium Americas Corp. Days Most Active Stocks Status
Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX: LAC) achieved one of the days most active stocks status by appreciating 15% to $0.92 on nearly 5,000,000 shares being traded. Although no news was issued today, The Company is developing the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project, located in Jujuy province, Argentina, and the Lithium Nevada project (formerly Kings Valley project) in Nevada, U.S.A, with the intent to... Read More

Commercial Energy Storage Company Eguana Technologies Inc. Up 26%

Commercial Energy Storage Company Eguana Technologies Inc. Up 26%
Shares of Calgary based Eguana Technologies Inc. (TSXV: EGT) were up over 26% to $0.38 on way above average volume. Eguana designs and manufactures high performance power controls for residential and commercial energy storage systems. The Company reported on June 15th that one of its distribution partners had sold the first units of an innovative new Solar+Storage Home Electric Vehicle... Read More

Electrovaya Signs $288 Million LOI

Electrovaya Signs $288 Million LOI
Electrovaya Inc. (TSX: EFL) today announced that the company has signed a Letter of Intent with a leading Global Original Equipment Manufacturer for the delivery of battery modules for Residential Energy Storage to start delivery of electric bus batteries in Q1 of 2017. The value of the agreement is estimated to be worth $288 million over the course of three years. ... Read More

American DG Energy Makes Shareholders Happy Again

American DG Energy Makes Shareholders Happy Again
American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE: ADGE) is an On-Site Utility provider offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and fitness facilities. The Company announced yesterday is has eliminated $9.3 million in convertible debentures that would have caused significant dilution to American DG Energy’s existing shareholder base if converted. This may have had something to... Read More

Enertopia Enters Lithium Business

Enertopia Enters Lithium Business
Enertopia Corporation (ENRT: OTCQB – TOP-CSE) announced today the Company is planning to enter into the Lithium business. The Company explains in the announcement that they have had experience working in the field of metallurgy for the mining and resource sectors and the utilization of advanced technologies in renewable energy. The letter of intent is to purchase a 100% interest... Read More