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Guardian Capital Announces Estimated Annual 2022 Special Distributions for Guardian Capital ETFs

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Friday, December 2, 2022

In all cases, the Special Distributions (if any) will be reinvested on or about December 30, 2022 to unitholders of record on December 29, 2022.

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  • In all cases, the Special Distributions (if any) will be reinvested on or about December 30, 2022 to unitholders of record on December 29, 2022.
  • This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the estimated Special Distributions for the Guardian Capital ETFs.
  • Material factors that could cause the actual Special Distributions to differ from the estimated Special Distributions between now and the Guardian Capital ETFs tax year-ends include, without limitation: the actual amounts of distributions received by the Guardian Capital ETFs; the actual amount of capital gains generated from sales of securities; and subscription and redemption activity in the Guardian Capital ETFs.
  • Guardian Capital LP is the manager and portfolio manager of the Guardian Capital Funds and Guardian Capital ETFs, with capabilities that span a range of asset classes, geographic regions and specialty mandates.

NEWPARK RESOURCES ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF BOARD CHAIRMAN

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Friday, December 2, 2022

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE: NR) ("Newpark" or the "Company") announced today that Anthony J.

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  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE: NR) ("Newpark" or the "Company") announced today that Anthony J.
  • No decision has been made by the Board regarding the succession of the Chairman position following Mr. Best's retirement.
  • Effective upon Mr. Best's retirement, the Board has determined to reduce its size from eight directors to seven directors.
  • Separately, the Company also announced today that the Board has elected to reduce the total compensation of its non-executive members (including the Chairman of the Board) by approximately 15%, with such reduction taking effect on January 1, 2023.

ExxonMobil Elects Larry Kellner and John Harris to Board of Directors

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corporation said today that Lawrence Larry W. Kellner and John D. Harris II have joined its board of directors.

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  • Exxon Mobil Corporation said today that Lawrence Larry W. Kellner and John D. Harris II have joined its board of directors.
  • Kellner is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Continental Airlines and current chairman of the board for the Boeing Company.
  • With the election of Harris and Kellner, the board has added experienced, proven leaders who have led value-creation efforts through industry transitions.
  • The ExxonMobil board has increased to 13 directors, 12 of whom are independent.

Girl Scouts River Valleys Announces New CEO Marisa C. Williams

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Friday, December 2, 2022

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Girl Scouts River Valleys is pleased to announce Marisa C. Williams as the next Chief Executive Officer.

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  • ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Girl Scouts River Valleys is pleased to announce Marisa C. Williams as the next Chief Executive Officer.
  • "I am excited to become the new CEO of Girl Scouts River Valleys," says Marisa C. Williams.
  • "We are thrilled to have Marisa C. Williams as our next CEO," said Jane Canney, Girl Scouts River Valleys' Board Chair.
  • Marisa will start as CEO of Girl Scouts River Valleys on January 17, 2023.

New Jersey's Last Operating Coal Fired Power Plant Imploded

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SWEDESBORO, N.J., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey state dignitaries, environmental advocates and energy executives gathered today at the Logan Generating site in Swedesboro, NJ to witness the implosion of the State's last operating coal fired power plant. Event speakers including: Himanshu Saxena, CEO of Starwood Energy, the owner of the Logan Plant, Frank Minor, Mayor of Logan Township, Ramón Cruz, President of the Sierra Club, and Joseph Fiordaliso, Board President of the New Jersey Bureau of Public Utilities, all marked the event as the end of an era, signaling the acceleration of a clean energy future for New Jersey and the Region.

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  • SWEDESBORO, N.J., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey state dignitaries, environmental advocates and energy executives gathered today at the Logan Generating site in Swedesboro, NJ to witness the implosion of the State's last operating coal fired power plant.
  • Mr. Saxena recounted a brief history of the plant, which began operations in 1994.
  • At 10:58 AM, a wailing all clear siren could be heard in the distance around the coal plant.
  • At 11:00 AM, witnesses watched as Mr. Fiordasilo pushed the symbolic demolition button and the coal plant and tall stack imploded into a sliding heap emblematic of the moment's significance.

Hess Corporation and the Government of Guyana Announce REDD+ Carbon Credits Purchase Agreement

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and the Government of Guyana today announced an agreement for Hess to purchase high quality carbon credits for a minimum of $750 million between 2022 and 2032 directly from the Government of Guyana.

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  • Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and the Government of Guyana today announced an agreement for Hess to purchase high quality carbon credits for a minimum of $750 million between 2022 and 2032 directly from the Government of Guyana.
  • Guyanas President, Dr. Irfaan Ali was joined today by Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo and John Hess, CEO of Hess Corporation for a signing ceremony to commemorate this historic agreement.
  • The agreement adds to the companys ongoing and successful emissions reduction efforts, which are described in Hess annual Sustainability Reports .
  • And of course, I thank John Hess and the Hess Corporation for their continued partnership with and commitment to Guyana.

Forte Minerals Appoints New Independent Director

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Friday, December 2, 2022

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Forte Minerals Corp. ("Forte" or the "Company") (CSE: CUAU) (OTQB: FOMNF) (Frankfurt: 2OA)is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Leveille to the Company's board of directors, bringing it to a total of five members.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Forte Minerals Corp. ("Forte" or the "Company") (CSE: CUAU) (OTQB: FOMNF) (Frankfurt: 2OA)is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Leveille to the Company's board of directors, bringing it to a total of five members.
  • His work experience progressed through companies such as AMAX, Kennecott, Rio Tinto, and Phelps Dodge.
  • Forte is pleased to welcome Mr. Richard Leveille to the team.
  • The Company has granted Mr. Richard Leveille 250,000 stock options with an exercise price of $0.20, exercisable for five years.

Gulf Resources Announces Buy Back of shares from Company’s CEO, CFO and COO

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Despite the strong and above guidance earnings in the first nine months of 2022, Gulfs shares have not performed as well as the Company expected.

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  • Despite the strong and above guidance earnings in the first nine months of 2022, Gulfs shares have not performed as well as the Company expected.
  • Accordingly, each of the three senior executives agreed to sell 80,000 shares of stock at this time to the Company.
  • The retirement of these shares may also positively impact earnings and help to limited reduce some of the pressure from market.
  • Gulf Resources undertakes no duty to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.

Congress condemns Iran’s persecution of Baha’i minority

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Friday, December 2, 2022

It also calls for sanctions on officials of the Government of Iran for human rights abuses against the Bahai community of Iran.

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  • It also calls for sanctions on officials of the Government of Iran for human rights abuses against the Bahai community of Iran.
  • 744 condemning Irans state-sponsored persecution of its Bahai minority passed the House of Representatives today, said Congresswoman Schakowsky.
  • My district, the Illinois Ninth, is the proud home of the beautiful and awe-inspiring Bahai House of Worship for North America.
  • We are grateful that Congress has recognized the severe and continual injustice that the Iranian government perpetrates against its Bahais minority, said Mr. Anthony Vance, a spokesperson for the Bahais of the United States.

Royal KPN N.V.: Press Release: KPN nominates Ben Noteboom to Supervisory Board

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Friday, December 2, 2022

KPNs Supervisory Board is pleased to announce the nomination of Mr Ben Noteboom for appointment to the Supervisory Board as of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2023.

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  • KPNs Supervisory Board is pleased to announce the nomination of Mr Ben Noteboom for appointment to the Supervisory Board as of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2023.
  • He will succeed Mr Peter Hartman who will step down at the end of his second and final term as member of KPNs Supervisory Board.
  • Mr Noteboom is currently chairman of the supervisory board of Vopak, member of the supervisory board at Aegon and member of the Board of Cancer Center Amsterdam.
  • He previously served on supervisory boards of Ahold Delhaize, Wolters Kluwer and Corporate Express.