|9 Months Ended|
May 31, 2019
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]|
13. Stock Options
The Company has established its 2007 Equity Incentive Plan, whereby the board of directors may grant up to 412,500 stock options to eligible employees and directors, the 2010 Stock Option Plan whereby the board of directors may, from time to time, grant up to 1,512,500 stock options to officers and employees, and its 2014 Stock Option Plan whereby the board of directors may, from time to time, grant up to 2,157,500 stock options to directors, officers, employees, and consultants, the Equity Incentive Plan whereby the board of directors may, from time to time, grant up to 7,838,713 stock options to directors, officers, employees, and consultants. Stock options granted must be exercised no later than five years from the date of grant or such lesser period as determined by the Company’s board of directors. The exercise price of an option is equal to or greater than the closing market price of the Company’s common shares on the day preceding the date of grant. The vesting terms of each grant are set by the board of directors.
Fiscal 2019 Activity
The Company granted in the period ending May 31, 2019:
(1)Options granted vest over a period of three years.
Fiscal 2018 Activity
The Company granted in the period ending May 31, 2018, 200,000 stock options with an exercise price of $0.83 and an expiration date of December 1, 2022 to an officer of the Company, pursuant to an existing management contract and stock options with an exercise price of $1.53 to directors, officers, employees and consultants that enable the option holders to purchase up to 1,725,000 common shares of the Company.
A continuity schedule for stock options is presented below:
The fair value of compensation options granted was estimated as of the date of the grant by using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following assumptions:
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.
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