|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2015
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]|
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Text Block]||
The purpose of the Company’s stock option plan, is to attract, retain and motivate persons of training, experience and leadership to the Company, including their directors, officers and employees, and to advance the interests of the Company by providing such persons with the opportunity, through share options, to acquire an increased proprietary interest in the Company.
Options may be granted in respect of authorized and unissued shares, provided that the aggregate number of shares reserved for issuance upon the exercise of all Options granted under the Plan, shall not exceed 10,800,000 or such greater number of shares as may be determined by the Board and approved, if required, by the shareholders of the Company and by any applicable stock exchange or other regulatory authority. Optioned shares in respect of which options are not exercised shall be available for subsequent options.
On April 11, 2014 and June 20, 2014 the Company issued 657,430 and 264,230 options to employees and a consultant at an exercise price of $0.165 and $0.23, respectively, with a term of seven years. The options vest one-third on grant date and two thirds equally over the subsequent two years on the anniversary date. During the year ended December 31, 2014, 125,824 of the 657,430 options were cancelled. On February 26, 2015, as a result of the Merger, the options were re-valued. The fair value, as re-measured, of the 531,606 options issued in April 2014 and the 264,230 options issued in June 2014 was $230,930 and $118,957 respectively. During the nine month period ended September 30, 2015, 104,853 options were cancelled and $112,400 and $49,950 (September 30, 2014 - $44,782 and $25,897) has been recorded as stock-based compensation related to the vesting of these stock options. During the three month period ended September 30, 2015, $19,375 and $4,040 (September 30, 2014 - $8,454 and $5,096) has been recorded as stock-based compensation related to the vesting of these stock options.
On July 1, 2014, the Company issued 2,972,592 options to management of the Company, at an exercise price of $0.23 with a term of 7 years, which vest May 27, 2015. On February 26, 2015, as a result of the Merger, the options were re-valued at a fair value of $1,259,487, which has been recorded as stock based compensation in the period ended September 30, 2015.
On February 17, 2015 the Company issued 314,560 options to a director, employees and a consultant with an exercise price of $0.23, that vest one third immediately and two thirds over the next two anniversary dates with an expiry date of seven years. The grant date fair value of the options was $136,613. During the nine month period ended September 30, 2015 52,428 options were cancelled and $63,759 has been recorded as stock-based compensation related to the vesting of these stock options. During the three month period ended September 30, 2015, $3,309 has been recorded as stock-based compensation related to the vesting of these stock options.
These options granted and revalued during the period ended September 30, 2015 were valued using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following key assumptions:
A summary of the Company’s outstanding options is as follows:
The following is a summary of stock options outstanding and exercisable as of September 30, 2015:
The entire disclosure for compensation-related costs for equity-based compensation, which may include disclosure of policies, compensation plan details, allocation of equity compensation, incentive distributions, equity-based arrangements to obtain goods and services, deferred compensation arrangements, employee stock ownership plan details and employee stock purchase plan details.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef