NA Proactive news snapshot: Predictmedix, Goldcore Resources, Metalla Royalty & Streaming, GlobeX Data UPDATE …

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Predictmedix Inc (CSE:PMED) (OTCQB:PMEDF) provided a corporate update on commercializing its infectious disease screening technology and telemedicine remote patient monitoring platform Mobile Wellbeing. Predictmedix hopes to roll out its Mobile Wellbeing in the first quarter of 2021. The Toronto-based company acquired Mobile Wellbeing in June and plans to integrate it with the company's existing artificial intelligence-driven rapid screening system for infectious diseases, including coronavirus (COVID-19). “Mobile Wellbeing acquired by Predictmedix is particularly strategic from the point of turning our screening solutions into enterprise solutions with back end patient or employee return-to-work monitoring,” the company said in a statement. The firm's recent Mobile Wellbeing acquisition allows Predictmedix to enter the growing clinical trials and telehealth markets.

Goldcore Resources Ltd (CVE:GEM ) (FRA:BK2P), formerly known as Berwood Resources, announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire mineral claims near a high prospect for gold and silver. The Stallion Project in British Columbia's famous Golden Horseshoe region is contiguous to Benchmark Metals Inc’s (CVE:BNCH) (OTCQX:BNCHF) Lawyers gold and silver project, Goldcore said in a statement. The Lawyers project has reported core length intervals from drill intercepts of 2,360 grams per tonne (g/t) silver and 11.3 g/t gold over 1 metre (m), 1.2 g/t gold, and 22.2 g/t silver or 1.4 g/t gold equivalent across 102m as well as 30.6m of 2.1 g/t gold and 107.1 g/t silver or 3.4 g/t gold equivalent.

Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd (CVE:MTA) (NYSEAMERICAN:MTA) has appointed Saurabh Handa as its new CFO, effective November 1, the company announced Tuesday. Handa provides consulting services to mining companies through his own firm, Handa Financial Consulting Inc. Overall, he has more than 15 years of senior level experience as a mining professional, including as CFO of Titan Mining Corp. Handa will be replacing Bill Tsang, who has served as Metalla's CFO since May 2017.

Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:MTA) (CVE:MTA) said Tuesday that Sandfire Resources Ltd has entered into a farm-in agreement with CBH Resources Ltd to earn-in up to a 100% interest in the Endeavor mine and surrounding exploration tenements. The Endeavor mine is a zinc, lead, and silver deposit located near Cobar, New South Wales. Metalla holds a 100% by-product silver stream on the Endeavor mine.

GlobeX Data Ltd (OTCQB:SWISF) (CSE:SWIS), a Swiss-hosted secure data management and communications company, announced Tuesday that its board of directors has approved the issuance of up to 3.3 million units, which it expects to raise C$400,000. The units, each containing a common share and a purchase warrant, are priced at C$0.12 per unit. Each warrant entitles its holder to purchase an additional share at a price of C$0.15 for a two-year term. If the company’s closing price on the CSE is greater than C$0.25 for 10 or more consecutive trading days, the company may notify the holders that their warrants will expire after 20 additional business days. The private placement is set to close by November 15th.

Gold Resource Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:GORO) has declared its monthly instituted dividend of one-third of a cent per common share for October 2020 payable on November 23, 2020 to shareholders of record as of November 11, 2020. The company is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada. The company has returned $115 million to its shareholders in consecutive monthly dividends since July 2010.

Humanigen Inc (NASDAQ:HGEN) will present or participate in panel discussions at the following upcoming virtual investor conferences: ROTH Capital Healthcare Event – COVID-19 Therapeutics in Development on October 28, Bryan, Garnier & Co European Healthcare Conference from November 16-17, Stifel Virtual Healthcare Conference from November 16-18, and Jefferies London Healthcare Conference from November 17-19. All conferences will be held virtually. Replays of the healthcare company’s presentations will be available on its website for 30 days following each event.

HealthLynked Corp (OTCQB:HLYK) announced Tuesday the launch of Oohvie, a new iOS application focused on women's healthcare. The company noted that women comprise half the population and have specific needs when it comes to tracking their menstrual cycles for event planning, pregnancy, and overall signs of wellbeing. Menstrual trackers are among the most downloaded medical apps with over 100 million downloads worldwide for similar applications. Oohvie offers unique features over competitive menstrual tracking apps, including the ability to connect with a user's healthcare provider and share menstrual cycle data.

Lucky Minerals Inc (CVE:LKY) (OTCPINK:LKMNF) on Tuesday announced the outlining of the Sherman Prospect, an area of significant quartz veining in Ecuador. Sherman lies approximately 6.6 kilometers (km) southwest of the Emma Prospect and results from rock chip samples confirm the alteration area has anomalous gold with samples up to 1.6 grams per ton (g/t) gold. "The team has outlined another significant prospect at Sherman,” said CEO Francois Perron in a statement. “We are still in the early days of understanding how the gold is related to a set of veins that are being uncovered. What is important is not only the scale of size, of 20 km2 but also the evidence of the presence of gold. I am very excited that our first campaign in this area has already confirmed enough potential to warrant more exploration work in the future. Our COVID-19 health & safety protocols continue to allow the team to be effective in the field.”

DRDGOLD Limited (NYSE:DRD), a South African gold producer, saw a 45% quarter-on-quarter increase in gold production during the three months ended September 30, reaching 1,514 kilograms (kg) produced, according to an operational update from the company. The jump was due primarily to a 27% increase in tonnage throughput to 7.2 million tons and a 15% increase in yield to 0.209 grams per ton of gold (g/t). Total gold sold increased 60% to 1,522 kg.

Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd (CVE:CSX), the agricultural technology company, netted nearly C$2.1 million in profit during its 2020 fiscal year, according to its year-end financials. In April, the Burnaby, BC-based company signed a milestone US$5 million agreement with US-based AMVAC, an American Vanguard Company, to license its intellectual property related to its SMART Seeder and SMART Planter technologies for the US agricultural sector. It is the first such license issued by the company since its inception, Clean Seed told shareholders Tuesday.

Pure Gold Mining Inc. (CVE:PGM) (LON:PUR) said that ongoing surface exploration drilling near the PureGold Mine continues to establish greater continuity and expansion of gold mineralization with high-grade results returned from multiple drill holes targeting both resource upgrades and resource expansion outside the current mineral reserves. In addition, underground mine stope delineation drilling has intersected bonanza grades in areas targeted for first ore delivery and gold production from the mine.

CytoDyn Inc (OTCQB:CYDY), a biotechnology company developing leronlimab (PRO 140) for multiple indications, revealed on Tuesday that the UK government’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has cleared CytoDyn to file its Biologics License Application (BLA) for leronlimab as a combination therapy for multi-drug resistance HIV patients in the UK. Vancouver, Washington-based CytoDyn  said that the MHRA’s greenlight for the BLA filing included a treatment regimen of one injection per week of 350 mg of leronlimab, as contrasted to the dosage used in the Phase 3 clinical trial conducted in the US for this indication of two consecutive injections of 175 mg per week.

Hannan Metals Limited (CVE:HAN) (OTCPINK:HANNF) (FRA:C8MQ) revealed on Tuesday that it will restart field activities at its wholly-owned San Martin copper-silver project, in Peru.  The explorer said that field and social teams will mobilize at the San Martin project in early November to restart field activities.  “Initial work will focus in the Tabalosos area where systematic geochemical sampling and mapping to define outcropping mineralized zones will be undertaken,” the company added.

BevCanna Enterprises Inc (CSE:BEV) (OTCQB:BVNNF) (FRA:7BC) has successfully completed the research & development and trial production runs of its exclusively licenced award-winning line of Keef Beverages and the white-label beverages the company is producing for State B Beverages. BevCanna said it produced and evaluated multiple formulations of the Keef and State B products, including sparkling water, tea-based and soda formats, and multiple bottling formats such as PET and aluminum.

Loop Insights Inc (CVE:MTRX) (OTCQB:RAMF) inked a new agreement with workforce solutions firm Summit Services Inc dba Summit One Source to deploy COVID-19 lab testing and tracing capabilities to major US organizations. The Vancouver-based artificial intelligence company said Tuesday that it signed a referral and partnership agreement with Summit One Sources to provide complete end-to-end COVID-19 management solutions, including rapid mobile testing, integrated lab results and exposure alert notifications. Summit works with leading institutions in the US, such as the NCAA college sports league, healthcare and hospitality organizations and the US government.

Tocvan Ventures Corp (CSE:TOC) (FRA:TV3) revealed a set of new drill targets on Tuesday that could host high-grade gold and silver at its Pilar project in Mexico. The Calgary-based firm said the targets were generated by a six-month structural analysis program on the property, which showed deep penetrating sub-vertical north-trending structures within the structural shear corridor. 

PyroGenesis Canada Inc (CVE:PYR) (OTCQB:PYRNF) (FRA:8PY), a developer of advanced plasma processes and products, announced Tuesday that it has received conditional approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to graduate from the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) and on the TSX. “We are proud to have been conditionally accepted by Canada’s largest and most credible exchange,” CEO Peter Pascali said in a statement. “Having spent just under 10 years on the TSX Venture Exchange (whom we would like to thank for providing us the ideal forum on which we could attract the capital to finance our growth), we believe it is time for us to graduate to the TSX, the premier destination for publicly traded companies.”

The Flowr Corporation (CVE:FLWR) (OTCMKTS:FLWPF) said Tuesday that it has closed a sixth tranche from its C$3 million agreement with Terrace Global Inc (CVE:TRCE) to help fund its outdoor medical cannabis site in Portugal The facility in Aljustrel is jointly operated with Terrace Global, a Canadian company focused on the development and acquisition of international cannabis assets. Under the sixth tranche, Flowr will receive C$1.5 million as part of the equity line and profit share agreement with Terrace Global, which will fund the operations and certain expenditures at Aljustrel in exchange for common shares and warrants in Flowr. Terrace Global is expected to fund at least C$3 million under the agreement.

Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd.(FRA:50N) (CVE:NSP) (OTCMKTS:NSPDF) said it has granted 9,660,000 stock options to its directors, advisors and employees. The options were granted at an exercise price of $0.10 for a period of five years, vesting immediately and expiring October 27, 2025.

Alchemist Mining Inc. (CVE:AMS) said it has settled $58,280 in debts owed by the company to certain creditors, in exchange for 1,165,600 common shares of the company at a deemed issue price of five cents per share.

Killi Ltd. (CVE:MYID) (OTCPINK:MYIDF), a global leader in consumer privacy, said it has been featured in leading advertising trade publication, AdWeek, discussing transparency in the data market and what the company is doing to improve the privacy landscape. To access the article, click here: https://www.adweek.com/programmatic/where-does-fairness-transparency-and-aspiration-live-in-todays-data-market/

Australis Capital Inc. (CSE:AUSA) (OTCMKTS:AUSAF) has announced that it will host a live conference call for investors on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 1.00pm EST. AUSA's management team will discuss its shareholder value creation plan and the risk the Dissident shareholder group presents, and will respond to investor questions during the call. All questions must be submitted in advance to ir@ausa-corp.com. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 1.888.664.6392 (Toll-Free North America) or 1.416.764.8659 (Canada). The webcast can be viewed at https://produceredition.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1390917&tp_key=9f195c1d46

Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLXT), a plant-based technology company, has said it will host a Virtual Analyst Day on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 4.00pm Eastern time. The Virtual Analyst Day will be broadcasted via webcast, and include a review of the company’s research and development pipeline and a business update from management, followed by a Q&A session with the sell-side analyst community. Dial-in: 1-877-451-6152; International Dial-in: 1-201-389-0879; Conference Code: 13711360; Webcast: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=141727. A telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the call and will run through December 1st, 2020 by dialing 1-844-512-2921 from the US, or 1-412-317-6671 from international locations, and entering replay pin number: 13711360. The replay can also be viewed through the webinar webcast link above and the presentation utilized during the call will be available in the company’s investor relations section here: https://ir.calyxt.com/

BetterLife Pharma Inc. (OTCQB:BETRF) (CSE:BETR), an emerging biotechnology company currently preparing for clinical trials of AP-003, its interferon alpha 2b coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment, noted that its chief executive officer and founder, Dr Ahmad Doroudian has discussed the key differences between the interferon inhalation formula used by BetterLife against that used successfully by Synairgen PLC in an interview with Proactive. The Synairgen trials caused much excitement, strongly demonstrating that treatments using an interferon beta inhalation in COVID-19 patients significantly improved their condition and sped up recovery.  BetterLife is due to start its clinical trials later this fall in Australia for AP-003, BetterLife’s inhaled human interferon alpha 2b, in patients with mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19. In the interview, Dr Doroudian, explains why the AP-003 formulation potentially represents a superior mode of treatment over interferon beta due to its proven anti-viral therapeutic. He also discusses: the recent merger between BetterLife and Altum; why the Company has chosen Australia to kick off its 150 patient clinical trial; and how using virtual monitoring technology will help BetterLife with patient recruitment. The interview can be accessed via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJ63LlXydsA&feature=youtu.be

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