Rights

Consumer Watchdog: Victims of Medical Harm Who Have Been Misled and Silenced Call on CA Medical Board to Endorse Patient Bill of Rights to Overhaul Physician Discipline

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Their testimony asks board members to back Patient Bill of Rights legislation, including reforms to give consumers a voice in the enforcement process and make discipline tougher and more transparent.

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  • Their testimony asks board members to back Patient Bill of Rights legislation, including reforms to give consumers a voice in the enforcement process and make discipline tougher and more transparent.
  • Medical Board public member and whistleblower TJ Watkins released a Board "Accountability Act" in an interview with NBC LA Wednesday.
  • It proposes model legislation to make physician discipline robust, transparent and accountable with consistent disciplinary guidelines that serve as a deterrent to patient harm.
  • The Board has been under withering scrutiny from lawmakers, the news media, and the public for enabling dangerous doctors to continue to practice.

Write for Rights 2022: Canada celebrates world’s largest human rights event with first in-person Write-A-Thons in three years

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Defending human rights, at its core, is about people joining together and harnessing their collective power to counter injustice, said Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada (English-speaking Section).

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  • Defending human rights, at its core, is about people joining together and harnessing their collective power to counter injustice, said Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada (English-speaking Section).
  • Community, student, religious, and workplace groups may register their events on Amnesty International Canadas 2022 Write for Rights portal .
  • Write for Rights has helped transform the lives of more than 100 people since 2001, freeing them from torture, harassment, or unjust imprisonment.
  • In 2021, more than 4.5 million actions were taken, making Write for Rights the worlds largest human rights event.

NXT Energy Solutions Inc. Announces Closing of Rights Offering

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Forward-looking information typically contains statements with words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "will", "expect", "plan", "schedule", "intend", "propose" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or an outlook.

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  • Forward-looking information typically contains statements with words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "will", "expect", "plan", "schedule", "intend", "propose" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or an outlook.
  • Forward-looking information in this press release includes, but is not limited to, information regarding: the details or and funds to be raised under the Rights Offering, additional sources of required funding for the Company, the use of the funds raised under the Rights Offering.
  • Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.
  • Risk factors facing the Company and the Rights Offering are described in the Rights Offering Circular to be filed on www.sedar.com and as part of the Form F-7 registration statement to be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.

Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd Announces Proposed Rights Offering

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SYDNEY, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd (OTC Pink Open Market: PARNF) ("Parnell") announced its intention to raise US$4.0 million through a backstopped rights offering at no charge (the "Rights Offering") for qualifying shareholders of record as of December 6, 2022 (the "Record Date").

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  • SYDNEY, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd (OTC Pink Open Market: PARNF) ("Parnell") announced its intention to raise US$4.0 million through a backstopped rights offering at no charge (the "Rights Offering") for qualifying shareholders of record as of December 6, 2022 (the "Record Date").
  • The Rights Offering will be fully backstopped by existing investors DW Healthcare Partners V, L.P. and DW Healthcare Affiliates V, L.P. (collectively, "DW Healthcare Partners") subject to the terms and conditions of the backstop agreement as more fully described in the offering circular issued in connection with the Rights Offering on December 6, 2022 (the "Offering Circular").
  • Under the proposed Rights Offering, Parnell plans to distribute to qualifying shareholders on the Record Date non-transferable subscription rights entitling the holder of such right to subscribe for a fixed number of Parnell's ordinary shares of common stock ("Ordinary Shares") at a subscription price per share of US$0.075.
  • Subject to the terms and conditions of the backstop agreement, DW Healthcare Partners will backstop the Rights Offering and has agreed to purchase all the Ordinary Shares that are not subscribed for by other shareholders of Parnell at the same subscription price under the Rights Offering, US$0.075.

First Tellurium Reports on Government Initiatives to Secure Tellurium and Other Critical Materials

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Canadian and U.S. governments are really pushing new strategies and funding initiatives to address the problem of critical mineral supplies, said First Tellurium President and CEO Tyrone Docherty.

Key Points: 
  • Canadian and U.S. governments are really pushing new strategies and funding initiatives to address the problem of critical mineral supplies, said First Tellurium President and CEO Tyrone Docherty.
  • North America is just too dependent on foreign sources for the critical metals required for clean energy, defense and other essential needs.
  • Deer Horn hosts one of the worlds only NI 43-101-compliant resources of tellurium with high-grade precious metals.
  • Canada has substantial resource potential in existing operations and planned projects that could support U.S. needs for cobalt, tantalum, antimony, and twenty additional strategic and critical materials including tellurium.

Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: Total Voting Rights

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: Total Voting Rights

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  • Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: Total Voting Rights
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • As at 30 November 2022 the Company's issued share capital consisted of 6,200,684 Ordinary Shares of 0.25 each.
  • The above figure (6,200,684) may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Rights and Issues Investment Trust plc, under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Statement from the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada on the release of Census data on language of instruction and language of work

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The ways we use English and French in educational and work settings have a direct impact on official language communities in every province and territory.

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  • The ways we use English and French in educational and work settings have a direct impact on official language communities in every province and territory.
  • "For the first time, Census data can be used to estimate the numbers of children eligible for instruction in the minority official language and can also provide information on immersion education.
  • According to the data, one third of eligible children across the country have never attended school in the official language of the linguistic minority.
  • That said, I'm very pleased that we now have this important Census data, given how it could influence generations to come.

Ontario unions win Bill 124 legal challenge

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an important victory for Ontario workers, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has struck down Bill 124 in its entirety.

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  • TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an important victory for Ontario workers, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has struck down Bill 124 in its entirety.
  • Todays decision affirms what we have known all along - Bill 124 is a blatant attack on fundamental trade union rights, said Patty Coates, Ontario Federation of Labour President.
  • That is why the Ontario Federation of Labour, as part of a coalition of over 70 unions, launched this Charter challenge.
  • The Ontario Federation of Labour represents 54 unions and one million workers in Ontario.

ALD: Announcement

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Key Points: 
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The Rights Issue will enable ALD to finance a portion of the Acquisition price, which amounts to 4.5 billion [1] .
  • As of the date of this press release, and as stated on November 28th, 2022 main regulatory and all expected anti-trust conditions precedent have been completed.
  • The Acquisition is expected to close in Q1 2023 subject to remaining regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions [3] .