Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Share Capital - Schedule of Share Capital Footnotes (Details)

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Share Capital - Schedule of Share Capital Footnotes (Details)
5 Months Ended 7 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jun. 15, 2020
USD ($)
Aug. 16, 2019
CAD ($)
shares
Aug. 16, 2019
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Oct. 24, 2018
USD ($)
Sep. 27, 2018
USD ($)
$ / shares
Jun. 05, 2018
CAD ($)
shares
Jun. 05, 2018
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
May 21, 2018
CAD ($)
Dec. 31, 2018
CAD ($)
shares
Dec. 31, 2020
CAD ($)
shares
Dec. 31, 2020
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Dec. 31, 2019
CAD ($)
shares
Dec. 31, 2019
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Dec. 31, 2018
CAD ($)
shares
Dec. 31, 2018
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Feb. 25, 2016
USD ($)
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Share issue related cost                   $ 1,741,640   $ 854,256   $ 2,366,809    
Net proceeds from issue of ordinary shares                             $ 48,545  
Gross proceeds from warrant exercises                     $ 1,276,532   $ 2,642,082      
Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Share issue related cost                 $ 2,333,474 $ 1,741,640   $ 854,256        
Pre-Consolidation | Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Share issue related cost               $ 33,335                
Canadian ATM                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Agreement                               $ 4,600,000
Issued (shares) | shares                           54,684 54,684  
Canadian ATM | Pre-Consolidation                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares                           519,500 519,500  
Canadian ATM | Pre-Consolidation | Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Gross proceeds from common shares                           $ 553,650    
Share issue related cost                           $ 33,335    
Public Offering                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares           1,532,278 1,532,278                  
Gross proceeds from common shares             $ 8,933,181                  
Share issue related cost           $ 1,418,356                    
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares             $ 5.83                  
Public Offering | Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares                 1,532,278     4,619,773 4,619,773      
United States ATM                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Agreement       $ 30,000,000                        
Issued (shares) | shares                   6,741,518 6,741,518 4,425,040 4,425,040 18,002 18,002  
Gross proceeds from common shares                     $ 17,538,342   $ 6,390,691   $ 50,046  
Share issue related cost                   $ 856,754   $ 344,834   $ 135,000    
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares                     $ 2.42   $ 1.70   $ 2.85  
Agreement term       19 months                        
Share issue related cost, commissions                     $ 526,150   $ 191,721   $ 1,501  
Net proceeds from issue of ordinary shares                     $ 17,012,192   $ 6,198,970      
2020 United States ATM                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Agreement $ 40,000,000                              
Issued (shares) | shares                   5,441,014 5,441,014          
Gross proceeds from common shares                     $ 12,628,775          
Share issue related cost                   $ 884,886            
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares                     $ 2.11          
Agreement term 25 months                              
Share issue related cost, commissions                     $ 378,863          
Net proceeds from issue of ordinary shares                     $ 12,249,911          
Common Stock Purchase Agreement                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Agreement         $ 26,000,000                      
Agreement term         30 months                      
Immediately preceding trading days         5 days                      
Common Stock Purchase Agreement | Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares                 797,691     2,494,943 2,494,943      
Common Stock Purchase Agreement | Commitment Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares                   0 0 17,278 17,278 119,509 119,509  
Share issue related cost                     $ 0   $ 29,758   $ 483,690  
Payments for share issue costs                   $ 0   $ 3,757   $ 208,726    
Common Stock Purchase Agreement | Issued Capital, Excluding Commitment Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares                   0 0 2,477,665 2,477,665 678,182 678,182  
Gross proceeds from common shares                     $ 0   $ 4,055,725   $ 2,055,207  
Warrant Derivatives                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares   4,619,773 4,619,773                          
Gross proceeds from common shares     $ 3,742,016                          
Share issue related cost   $ 699,427                            
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares     $ 0.81                          
Number of common shares issuable per warrant (shares) | shares     1                          
Warrant Derivatives | Included in operating expenses                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Share issue related cost   233,143                            
Warrant Derivatives | Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Issued (shares) | shares                   1,418,369 1,418,369 2,935,647 2,935,647      
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares     $ 0.54                          
Common shares per unit (shares) | shares     1                          
Minimum | Common Stock Purchase Agreement | Shares                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares         $ 1.00                      
Maximum | Common Stock Purchase Agreement                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Shares outstanding, percent         19.99%                      
Warrants                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Warrants exercised                   $ 4,636,317   $ 5,687,003        
Warrants exercised (shares) | shares                   1,418,369 1,418,369 2,935,647 2,935,647      
Warrants | Warrant Derivatives                                
Disclosure of classes of share capital [line items]                                
Share issue related cost   $ 466,284                            
Purchase price (cad and usd per share) | $ / shares     $ 0.27                          
Common shares per unit (shares) | shares     1                          
Exercise price (usd per share) | $ / shares     $ 0.90