Newstrike News

2019 finalists for the Canadian General Counsel Awards unveiled

by newstrikeadmin • May 8, 2019

Congratulations to our very own in-house legal counsel Ruth Chun for being a finalist in the Canadian General Counsel Awards. The CGCA is Canada’s national programme designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the In-House Counsel community. For further reading please visit The Financial Post

IABC Gold Quill Award of Excellence

Up Cannabis accepts the Gold Quill Award of Excellence

by newstrikeadmin • May 1, 2019

We’re thrilled to announce that the Up brand has been recognized by the IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) with a Gold Quill Award of Excellence in the category of Experiential Events for the work on Up North.  For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. […]


Q&A: Up Cannabis on collaborating with Elie Kimbembe’s first photo exhibition, ‘Solo’

by newstrikeadmin • April 22, 2019

Up Cannabis offers investment advice, of sorts

by newstrikeadmin • April 10, 2019

Up Cannabis Announces Strategic Investment in Green Tank Technologies

by newstrikeadmin • March 28, 2019

Investment Will Support Upcoming Launch of Up Cannabis Vape Products TORONTO, ONTARIO – March 28, 2019 – Newstrike Brands Ltd. (TSX-V:HIP) (“Newstrike” or the “Company“), is pleased to announce that it is making a US$5 million investment in Green Tank Technologies (“Green Tank”), one of North America’s premiere manufacturers of cannabis vape hardware and technology. […]

Up Cannabis Announces Supply Agreement with Cannabis NB

by newstrikeadmin • March 25, 2019

Up Cannabis Adds New Brunswick as Eighth Province for Distribution TORONTO, ONTARIO – March 25, 2019 – Newstrike Brands Ltd. (TSX-V:HIP) (“Newstrike” or the “Company“), is pleased to announce that Up Cannabis Inc. (“Up Cannabis”), its wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with Cannabis NB as a licensed producer to supply cannabis. “We are […]

A Letter to Shareholders from Jay Wilgar

by newstrikeadmin • March 14, 2019

Dear Fellow Shareholders, This week we made an exciting and transformative announcement with HEXO Corp (“HEXO”) (TSX: HEXO; NYSE-A: HEXO) that brings together two successful companies to create one of the leading cannabis companies in Canada, with increased production and marketing scale, coast-to-coast distribution and greater market share. Over the past year we have experienced […]

Yonge & Dundas

by newstrikeadmin • August 20, 2018

Up Cannabis put its stamp on Toronto in the days leading up to legalization with a music-filled whirlwind of activities at Yonge-Dundas Square. Set against the backdrop of Canada’s largest city, Up talked to the masses about responsible use during a three-day celebration that also included free outdoor yoga classes, live visual art displays, breakdance […]


Newstrike Brands Inks Supply Agreement with Nova Scotia

by newstrikeadmin • August 20, 2018

Up Cannabis was named one of just 14 licenced producers to receive initial purchase orders for adult-use cannabis from the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. The NSLC, which will operate a dozen retail stores throughout the province, apart from online sales, shares with Up the common goals of providing safe and reliable product to consumers. “Being […]


Ontario Retail – Great Opportunities for our Great Province

by newstrikeadmin • August 13, 2018

When the newly minted Ontario government came into power in July 2018, it took a hard look at the province’s retail model for adult-use cannabis sales, ultimately deciding that a framework built around private retail was the way forward. Up Cannabis quickly moved to support the new model. “We believe that providing further retail options […]