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High-Quality Healthcare, Education Systems Highlighted in China's Two Sessions
BEIJING — Building Healthy China and a high-quality education system are both important content in the draft outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for national economic and social development and the long-range objectives through the year 2035, which will be reviewed by lawmakers at the ongoing National People’s Congress (NPC) session.
Magellan Aerospace Announces Quarterly Dividend
TORONTO — Magellan Aerospace Corporation (“Magellan Aerospace”) (TSX: MAL) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.105 (ten and one-half cents) per share on the Corporation’s common shares. The dividend is payable on March 31, 2021, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 19, 2021.
HSBC Global Asset Management Announces Changes to Some of Its Funds
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited, manager of HSBC Mutual Funds and Pooled Funds, announced today that the investment strategy and portfolio sub-advisor of the HSBC International Equity Pooled Fund, HSBC U.S. Equity Pooled Fund, and HSBC Global Equity Fund (the “Funds”) will change.
Organic Garage Announces Conversion of Debenture Interest Into Equity
TORONTO — Organic Garage Ltd. (“ Organic Garage ” or the “ Company ”) (TSXV: OG) In accordance with the terms and conditions of the convertible debenture issued on October 25, 2019 (the “ Debentures ”) the Company has agreed, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) to issue 90,190 common shares (the “ Shares ”) as settlement of payments of interest equal to $71,250.00 accrued between November 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021.
Avivagen Inc. Announces Proposed Extension of Warrants
OTTAWA, Ontario — Avivagen Inc. (TSXV:VIV, OTCQB:VIVXF) (“Avivagen” or the “Corporation”),a life sciences corporation focused on developing and commercializing products for livestock, companion animal and human applications that safely enhance and support immune function, thereby supporting general health and performance, announces that it will be requesting approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for the extension of the expiration date of warrants exercisable to purchase 2,774,992 common shares at $0.90 per share, which were originally issued on June 1, 2016. These warrants currently have an expiration date of March 31, 2021. Subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, the new date of expiry for such warrants will be June 1, 2021. All other terms of such warrants will remain unchanged.
Devonian Announces the Issuance of Units in Settlement of Interests Owed to Debenture Holders
QUEBEC CITY — Devonian Health Group Inc. (“ Devonian ” or the “ Corporation ”) ( TSXv: GSD ), a clinical stage botanical pharmaceutical corporation focused on developing a unique portfolio of botanical pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical products, announces the issuance of the following units in settlement of interests owed to holders of debenture issued in the private placement, as announced by press releases dated July 19, 2018 and August 31, 2018:
EMA Advises Use of AbCellera-Discovered Bamlanivimab, Alone or Together with Etesevimab, to Treat Confirmed COVID-19 Patients
Positive European Union (EU)-level scientific opinion provides a pathway for more EU countries to access the antibodies to treat COVID-19 before formal marketing authorizations are granted
FD7 Ventures Completes $380M USD Cardano Purchase
Billion-dollar cryptocurrency investment fund, FD7 Ventures, announced today that they have completed their purchase of $380M USD of Cardano (ADA) with funds that were a conversion from part of the company’s existing Bitcoin (BTC) holdings. The transaction was completed on Thursday, March, 4 th , putting the firm ahead of their previous goal of completing the conversion by mid-to-end of March.
Quantum Lifecycle Partners acquires GEEP Costa Rica
TORONTO — Quantum Lifecycle Partners LP is pleased to announce that it has acquired GEEP Costa Rica effective February 1, 2021. This is Quantum’s first acquisition outside of Canada, expanding its footprint to service Latin America and the Caribbean with best-in-class reuse and recycling solutions.
Lafarge Canada Once Again Recognized as One of Canada's Best Diversity Employers
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — It is with immense pleasure that we announce that Lafarge Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the 7 th consecutive year. Receiving this recognition validates our efforts to promote diversity across our business and reinforces our commitment to further create an inclusive workplace for all, where employees are encouraged to bring their authentic self to work.
Pentwater Condemns Rio Tinto's Unethical Termination of Turquoise Hill CEO
NAPLES, Fla. — Pentwater Capital Management LP (“ Pentwater “), the largest minority shareholder of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (“ Turquoise Hill ” or the “ Company “) (TSX:TRQ) (NYSE:TRQ), believes that the Boards of Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill have breached their fiduciary obligations. To quote Canaccord Genuity in a note published yesterday morning:
Thunderbird Entertainment Announces Virtual Investment Conference Schedule for March 2021
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. ( TSXV: TBRD, OTCQX: THBRF ) ( Thunderbird or the Company ), a global award-winning, full service multiplatform production, distribution and rights management company, today announced that Thunderbird’s President and CEO, Jennifer Twiner McCarron, along with senior management, will participate virtually in the following investment conferences in March.
Car Rally in Support of Long Term Care Workers at Wynn Park Villa to Take Place in Truro on Friday, March 5
TRURO, Nova Scotia — Join friends and allies of staff at Wynn Park Villa nursing home in Truro for a car rally in support of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Tevin Crawford, who was recently fired from his job.
OptiPulse Announces the Discovery of a New Type of Laser That May Replace Microwaves
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — OptiPulse has discovered a new light source that sends invisible eye-safe photons wirelessly from one building or pole to another at 10Gbps with its 3 rd prototype. The light source is a miniature chip that costs ~$1 to produce in large volumes and has tested error-free at 25Gbps, which means the Light is turning on and off at 25 billion times a second to send data over a “laser” type beam of invisible light. The company has designed and developed the compound semiconductor chip, and produced it at a commercial foundry. The chips were installed in a “binocular” type 3 rd prototype that emulates a wireless infrastructure link. The company is developing products that use the chips.