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Property and equipment (Schedule of Property and Equipment) (Details)

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Property and equipment (Schedule of Property and Equipment) (Details) - CAD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]    
Opening net book value $ 563 $ 316
Additions 2,666 387
Disposals    
Cost (107) (9)
Accumulated depreciation 85 9
Depreciation for the year (325) (140)
Closing net book value 2,883 563
Computer equipment and software [Member]    
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]    
Opening net book value 66 43
Additions 79 73
Disposals    
Cost (9) (9)
Accumulated depreciation 7 9
Depreciation for the year (47) (50)
Closing net book value 96 66
Furniture and fixtures [Member]    
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]    
Opening net book value 27 17
Additions 171 15
Disposals    
Cost (61)
Accumulated depreciation 47
Depreciation for the year (21) (5)
Closing net book value 163 27
Laboratory equipment [Member]    
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]    
Opening net book value 459 256
Additions 217 282
Disposals    
Cost (37)
Accumulated depreciation 31
Depreciation for the year (112) (79)
Closing net book value 558 459
Leased premises [Member]    
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]    
Opening net book value
Additions 1,417
Disposals    
Cost
Accumulated depreciation
Depreciation for the year (94)
Closing net book value 1,323
Leasehold improvements and leased premises [Member]    
Disclosure of detailed information about property, plant and equipment [line items]    
Opening net book value 11
Additions 782 17
Disposals    
Cost
Accumulated depreciation
Depreciation for the year (50) (6)
Closing net book value $ 743 $ 11