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6. STOCK BASED COMPENSATION
On December 4, 2009, the Company approved the reduction of the exercise price of 300,000 outstanding options which had earlier been issued at a price of $0.50 to a new option price of $0.25 per share, with all other terms of the original grant remaining the same. The Company expensed this additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification for $6,534. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On December 4, 2009, the Company approved the extension of the expiration of 2,900,000 outstanding options from their initial expiry date ranging from November 2011 to April 2013 to a new expiration date of June 30, 2014 with all other terms of the original grant remaining the same. The Company expensed this additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification for $63,282. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On January 4, 2010, the board of directors granted options to a director to acquire 100,000 common shares at an exercise price of $0.25 per share. All of these options vested immediately and have an expiry of five years. The Company expensed stock based compensation cost of $23,677. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On May 20, 2010, the Company approved the extension of the expiration of 50,000 outstanding options from their initial expiry date from May 21, 2010 to a new expiration date of June 30, 2014 and a reduction in the exercise price of the options from $0.50 to $0.25 with all other terms of the original grant remaining the same. The Company expensed this additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification for $13,326. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On June 15, 2010, the board of directors granted options to a director to acquire 350,000 common shares, two directors to acquire 50,000 common shares each and to a consultant to acquire 35,000 common shares. All these 485,000 options were issued at an exercise price of $0.20 per share and vest immediately with an expiry term of five years. The Company expensed stock based compensation cost of $119,368. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On September 30, 2010, the board of directors granted options to two directors to acquire 50,000 common shares each. All these 100,000 options were issued at an exercise price of $0.20 per share and vest immediately with an expiry term of five years. The Company expensed stock based compensation cost of $25,271. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On October 1, 2010, the Board cancelled 725,000 options issued to a director having an exercise price of $0.25 per share and expiring on various dates ranging from October 29, 2011 to January 4, 2015 and issued warrants to acquire 397,000 common shares exercisable at $0.20 per share with an expiry term of five years and 500,000 common shares in lieu thereof. All outstanding payables to the said director for services provided were adjusted against the said issuance of common shares. The Company expensed this additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification for $31,097. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On October 1, 2010, the Board cancelled 400,000 options issued to a director having an exercise price of $0.25 per share and expiring on various dates ranging from October 29, 2011 to June 30, 2014 and issued warrants to acquire 50,000 common shares exercisable at $0.20 per share with an expiry term of five years and 50,000 common shares in lieu thereof. All outstanding payables to the said director for services provided were adjusted against the said issuance of common shares. The Company concluded that there was no additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On October 1, 2010, the Board cancelled 175,000 options issued to an officer having an exercise price of $0.25 per share and expiring on June 30, 2014 and issued warrants to acquire 175,000 common shares exercisable at $0.20 per share with an expiry term of five years. The Company expensed this additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification for $1,607. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
On October 1, 2010, the Board cancelled 300,000 options each for a total of 600,000 options issued to two consultants having an exercise price of $0.25 per share and expiring on June 30, 2014 and issued warrants to each to acquire 300,000 common shares exercisable at $0.20 per share for a total of 600,000 warrants with an expiry term of five years. The Company expensed this additional non-cash stock based compensation expense relating to this modification for $5,508. The fair value of each option used for the purpose of estimating the stock compensation is calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following weighted average assumptions:
As of November 30, 2010 there was $Nil of unrecognized expense related to non-vested stock-based compensation arrangements granted.
The Company did not issue any options during the nine month period ended August 31, 2011. |