Elys Game Technology Comments on Canadian Legislation to Legalize Single-Event Sports Wagering in Canada


Elys Game Technology, Corp. (“Elys” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ELYS), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today commented on proposed Canadian Federal Government legislation to legalize single-event sports wagering in Canada (Bill C-13 “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting).”


The proposed changes would give provinces and territories the ability to offer single-event sport betting products and the discretion to manage single-event sport betting in their respective jurisdictions. In provinces and territories that choose to offer single-event sport betting, Canadians would have an opportunity to engage in this activity in a regulated environment, either online or in physical facilities.


“We commend Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General for introducing this important legislation in support of single-event sports betting,” stated Michele (Mike) Ciavarella, Chairman and CEO of Elys Game Technology, Corp. “We believe there is strong bi-partisan support for this bill

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Bragg Gaming Speaks Out in Support of Canadian Legalization of Single-Event Sports Betting

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragg Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) (“Bragg”, the “Group” or the “Company”), a Toronto-based and innovative B2B online gaming solution provider, today provides commentary on the Canadian government’s proposed federal legalization of single-event sports betting.

“We’re very supportive of the move to legalizing single-event betting,” said Rob Godfrey, Board Member at Bragg Gaming. “Jurisdictions around the world are modernizing their gaming regulations to reflect today’s global gaming market, and Canadians – and the country’s operators – should have the same ability to place bets as their international peers. The reality is that many Canadians are already placing single-event bets today, but through illegal black-market channels that make them vulnerable. This proposed legislation will move a significant portion of these activities to a safer, more regulated environment that better protects Canadians’ interests while also ensuring a level playing field for Canadian operators.”

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SHARC Energy Joins Canadian Trade Mission to Promote Its Wastewater Energy-Recovery Technology …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE:SHRC) (FSE:IWIA) (OTCQB:INTWF) (the “Company” or “SHARC Energy”) is participating in a virtual trade mission focused on selling its wastewater technology in Brazil’s public and private sectors.

Hosted by Global Affairs Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service based out of the Consulate General of Canada in São Paulo, Brazil, the virtual trade mission commenced on November 16 and provided a briefing session for the Canadian delegation and a B2B matchmaking program with Brazilian companies and organizations in the public and private sector focused on water and wastewater treatment.

The purpose of the trade mission is to connect Canadian companies with a target of 8 meetings with various businesses and organizations that cover expertise in engineering, wastewater and water infrastructure, manufacturer representation, manufacturing, market strategy and government initiatives. These meetings are intended to begin the foundation of strong relationships that

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Canadian Market Flat In Cautious Trade; Technology Stocks Move Up

(RTTNews) – The Canadian stock market, turning in a mixed performance amid cautious moves by investors, is roughly flat around noon on Wednesday.

Profit taking after recent strong gains and a lack of fresh positive triggers contribute to somewhat sluggish movements in the market.

Information technology stocks are notably higher. Several stocks from the materials space are up, rebounding after recent losses. Consumer discretionary, energy and financial shares are seeing some profit taking.

The benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index was at 17,276.16, up 1.91 points from previous close, a few minutes before noon. The index earlier touched a low of 17,215.54.

Technology stock Sierra Wireless (SW.TO) is soaring more than 26%. Lightspeed Pos (LSPD.TO), Kinaxis Inc. (KXS.TO), Docebo Inc. (DCBO.TO), Shopify Inc. (SHOP.TO), Enghouse Systems (ENGH.TO) and BlackBerry (BB.TO) are up 2 to 5%.

Among materials shares, Lundin Gold (LUG.TO), Alamos Gold (AGI.TO), First Majestic Silver (FR.TO), MAG Silver Corp (MAG.TO),

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Canadian Market Extending Gains; Technology Stocks Rebound After Recent Setback

(RTTNews) – The Canadian stock market is up firmly in positive territory Wednesday morning, led by strong gains in information technology and energy sections.

Several stocks from utilities, industrials, telecom, consumer discretionary and real estate sectors are also up with notable gains, while healthcare and materials shares are exhibiting some weakness.

The mood remains fairly bullish in the market amid continued optimism about a coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer Inc.

The benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index is up 181.97 points or 1.1% at 16,797.34 about half an hour before noon.

The Capped Information Technology Index is up nearly 3%. Docebo Inc. (DCBO.TO) is up by about 5.5%, Absolute Software Corp (ABST.TO) is advancing 4.5%, Shopify Inc. (SHOP.TO) is surging up 4.4% and Lightspeed Pos (LSPD.TO) is gaining 3.7%.

Kinaxis Inc. (KXS.TO), Sierra Wireless (SW.TO), Open Text Corp (OTEX.TO), Constellation Software (CSU.TO) and Descartes Systems Group (DSG.TO) are up 2 to 3.3%.

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OBIO Announces National Call to Canadian Health Science Companies for Applications for the 2021 OBIO Investment Summit

The 2021 OBIO Investment Summit national call for applications from health science companies that are seeking Series A or beyond investments is now open.

Taking place online February 9–10, 2021, the Summit will gather Canada’s most promising health science companies to present to and meet with top-ranked global investors. The Summit will also feature keynote presentations from world-leading scientific and business experts, including Dr. Michael Houghton, one of the recipients of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

“Building on the success of last year’s Summit, the 2021 OBIO Investment Summit will bring the most innovative Canadian health science companies together with leading global investors to create opportunities for new and cross-border investments,” said Gail Garland, President and CEO, OBIO. “With world-class technologies, leading-edge research and a great environment for investment, Canadian companies present an incredible opportunity for global health science investors. We are looking forward to bringing the

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The Canadian technology that the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine ‘can’t work without’

People around the world saw a “light at the end of the tunnel” when it was announced that Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine candidate may be 90 per cent effective at preventing COVID-19, and Canadian company Acuitas Therapeutics is behind a core component of the vaccine.

“The vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is using…a messenger RNA, which are the instructions to produce a protein that’s found in the COVID-19 virus,” Dr. Thomas Madden, Acuitas Therapeutics President and CEO told Yahoo Canada.

“The message is administered, gets into our cells, the cells produce the COVID-19 protein, and our immune system recognizes that protein and develops an immune response, which protects us against future infections.”

The Vancouver-based biotechnology company specializes in the development of lipid nanoparticles (LNP) delivery systems for molecular therapeutics. Dr. Madden explained that this messenger RNA (mRNA) used in the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine is “very fragile”

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Canadian Market Stays Firm After Bright Start; Technology Stocks Shine

(RTTNews) – The Canadian stock market, which pared some gains after a bright start, moved higher again subsequently and was up firmly in positive territory in late morning trades on Wednesday.

Information technology stocks are up sharply, tracking Nasdaq gains. Several stocks from consumer staples and telecom stocks are also up with strong gains. Healthcare stocks are down for a second straight day, while financial, materials, energy and industrial shares are turning in a mixed performance.

The overall mood remains positive. Investors are looking ahead to the outcome of the presidential election in the U.S.

The benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 140.34 points or 0.88% at 16,079.49 about an hour before noon. The index touched a high of 16,095.90 after opening at 16,046.39.

On the economic front, data from Statistics Canada showed the country’s merchandise exports and imports both rose by 1.5% in the month of September.

Canada’s merchandise

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Ovation Science to Present at Annual Dermatology Update Conference for Canadian Dermatologists – Press Release

DermSafe Hand Sanitizer to be Distributed to All Attendees

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 4, 2020 / Ovation Science Inc. (CSE:OVAT), a topical research and development company with a patented drug delivery technology backed by over 20 years of research and development and helping the fight against COVID-19 with its unique hand sanitizer DermSafe®, is pleased to announce that it will be presenting at the 32nd Annual Dermatology Update Conference, held from November 5-7th in Vancouver, BC, for dermatologists across Canada as well as some international physicians.

Ovation’s Chief Operating Officer, Doreen McMorran, is scheduled to present on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 on the latest advances in topical cannabis products in Canada. Ms. McMorran will also be presenting and demonstrating the Company’s DermSafe hand sanitizer which has been chosen by the Dermatology Update organizers to be provided to every attendee at the conference.

“I look

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Canadian Market Up Sharply As Technology, Financial Stocks Rally

(RTTNews) – The Canadian stock market was up sharply in positive territory at noon on Tuesday, with shares from information technology and financial sectors hogging the limelight.

Several stocks from industrials, consumer staples, utilities, real estate, energy and consumer discretionary sections were also up with strong gains as the mood was bullish thanks to a rally in global markets amid expectations of a clear verdict in the U.S. presidential election and a likely big stimulus sooner than later.

The benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 238.30 points or 1.52% at 15,935.17 a few minutes before noon.

The Capped Information Technology index was up nearly 3%. Constellation Software (CSU.TO) surged up nearly 6%. Celestica Inc. (CLS.TO) was up 4.2% and Enghouse Systems (ENGH.TO) was gaining 3%. BlackBerry (BB.TO), Shopify Inc. (SHOP.TO), CGI Group (GIB.A.TO), Open Text Corp (OTEX.TO), Kinaxis Inc. (KXS.TO) and LightSpeed Pos (LSPD.TO) were up 2 to 2.75%.

The

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