If you spot a trippy Canada Post truck making the rounds in your neighbourhood, you can thank Ontario-based artist Andrew Lewis for the pop of colour. Lewis, who has previously designed stamps for Canada Post, told CBC that he pitched the truck wrap half-heartedly, but Canada Post was quick to get on board with the idea. First-ever psychedelics ETF will begin trading on the Canadian NEO exchange this week Vancouver mayor announces plan to decriminalize simple drug possession NYU to develop ‘one-of-a-kind’ psychedelic medicine centre The design comes from a stamp Lewis was working on to thank Canada Post employees for their efforts during the pandemic. The trucks incorporate that message, as well, with “Thanks Merci” included in the design. Lewis told CBC that he hopes the art will bring some joy to those who see it. “I made this fun, kind of psychedelic image because I wanted something really positive and happy, and this is a weird, gloomy and kind of oppressive time,” he said. There are about 40 of the colourful delivery trucks dispersed around the country. The designs also align with the growing popularity around psychedelic medicines and therapies. Canada, once a world leader in psychedelic research, is once again bringing the potential of psychedelic therapies to the fore. Last month, the Toronto-based Horizons ETFs Management Inc. launched the first-ever psychedelics exchange-traded fund (ETF), focused on the growing number of companies working in the sector. Last March, Toronto-based Mind Medicine Inc. became the world’s first publicly traded psychedelic company after listing on the NEO Exchange.
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