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

Other Expenses and Adjustments (Details)

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Other Expenses and Adjustments (Details) - CAD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Other Expenses And Adjustments [Line Items]      
Unrealized non-cash foreign exchange loss (gain) $ (124,793) $ (139,810) $ (816,319)
Non-cash share based compensation 578,703 406,078 429,537
Included in research and development expenses:      
Other Expenses And Adjustments [Line Items]      
Realized foreign exchange (gain) loss (120,794) 104,851 238,709
Unrealized non-cash foreign exchange loss (gain) 55,538 67,109 (816,319)
Non-cash share based compensation 230,141 233,919 257,016
Included in operating expenses      
Other Expenses And Adjustments [Line Items]      
Non-cash share based compensation 348,562 172,159 172,521
Amortization of property and equipment 90,768 162,233 180,411
Office minimum lease payments $ 231,509 $ 148,600 $ 196,601