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Premium Income Corporation Announces Semi-Annual Results

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:01pm

TORONTO, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX: PIC.A; PIC.PR.A) Premium Income Corporation (the Fund) announces results of operations for the six months ended April 30, 2021.

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  • TORONTO, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX: PIC.A; PIC.PR.A) Premium Income Corporation (the Fund) announces results of operations for the six months ended April 30, 2021.
  • Net assets attributable to holders of Class A shares as at April 30, 2021 were $79.2 million or $5.89 per Class A share.
  • Premium Income Corporation is a mutual fund corporation, which invests in a portfolio consisting principally of common shares of Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, and the Toronto Dominion Bank.
  • The Fund employs a proprietary investment strategy, Strathbridge Selective Overwriting, to enhance the income generated by the portfolio and to reduce volatility.

BMO Harris Bank Announces New Commercial Banking Office in Denver, Colorado

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:30pm

DENVER, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -BMO Harris Bank announced today the opening of a new commercial banking office in Denver, Colorado.

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  • DENVER, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -BMO Harris Bank announced today the opening of a new commercial banking office in Denver, Colorado.
  • "This new office will provide local businesses with another option for their banking services, one that we believe is a market differentiator," said Ray Whitacre, Head, Diversified Industries, BMO Harris Bank.
  • BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the United States.
  • BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a highly diversified financial services provider with total assets of CDN$950 billion as of April 30, 2021.

Manulife Investment Management showcases positive impact of timber and agriculture in new sustainability report

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:15pm

Manulife Investment Management is actively working to develop and continuously improve these measurements in tandem with other like-minded companies and nonprofit organizations.

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  • Manulife Investment Management is actively working to develop and continuously improve these measurements in tandem with other like-minded companies and nonprofit organizations.
  • In 2022, Manulife Investment Management intends to offer fund-level sustainability reporting to provide investors additional insight into the assets owned.
  • Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation.
  • As of March 31, 2021, Manulife Investment Management had CAD $764.1 billion (US $607.6 billion) in assets under management and administration.

 Manulife Investment Management showcases positive impact of timber and agriculture in new sustainability report

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:15pm

Manulife Investment Management is actively working to develop and continuously improve these measurements in tandem with other like-minded companies and nonprofit organizations.

Key Points: 
  • Manulife Investment Management is actively working to develop and continuously improve these measurements in tandem with other like-minded companies and nonprofit organizations.
  • In 2022, Manulife Investment Management intends to offer fund-level sustainability reporting to provide investors additional insight into the assets owned.
  • Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation.
  • As of March 31, 2021, Manulife Investment Management had CAD $764.1 billion (US $607.6 billion) in assets under management and administration.

MySize Partners with Bitrix, a Leading Content Management System in Russia

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Bitrix is Russia's market leader in content management systems (CMS) for e-commerce businesses, serving an estimated 71% of the industry.

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  • Bitrix is Russia's market leader in content management systems (CMS) for e-commerce businesses, serving an estimated 71% of the industry.
  • The solution has been proven to reduce returns by as much as 50%, and increase average order value by as much as 30%.
  • MySize is a trusted partner of leading brands and e-commerce platforms including Shopify, WooCommerce, Lightspeed, Magento, and more.
  • Users of the MySize app, which leverages sensors already built into customers' smartphones, can instantly obtain highly accurate clothing sizes in any brand's apparel.

TELUS Health delivers next phase of virtual care to Canadians improving access to primary care and mental health support

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Previously known as Babylon by TELUS Health, TELUS Health MyCare is an important evolution of virtual care for Canadians offering a robust suite of health and wellbeing services and new and improved features.

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  • Previously known as Babylon by TELUS Health, TELUS Health MyCare is an important evolution of virtual care for Canadians offering a robust suite of health and wellbeing services and new and improved features.
  • More Canadians are accessing preventative tools to guide changes in lifestyle for improved overall health, TELUS Health MyCare provides increased access to high-quality primary care with locally-licensed physicians in numerous languages, but also supports access to mental health counsellors and dietitians.
  • Mental Health and Dietitians: To help users address mental and nutritional health concerns TELUS Health MyCare has broadened services beyond primary care to include access to licensed mental health counsellors and dietitians for a more proactive, holistic approach to managing their overall health.
  • The TELUS Health MyCare service will now fall under the robust TELUS Privacy Management Program Framework, with a new TELUS Health MyCare Privacy Commitment that describes the specifics of how we protect individual privacy and handle data in TELUS Health MyCare.

Scotiabank and Windmill Microlending Announce $2.5 million Transformational Partnership

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

TORONTO, June 10, 2021 /CNW/ -Scotiabank today announced its landmark commitment to Windmill Microlending with a donation of $2.5 million.

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  • TORONTO, June 10, 2021 /CNW/ -Scotiabank today announced its landmark commitment to Windmill Microlending with a donation of $2.5 million.
  • Scotiabank's commitment to Windmill Microlending is a signature piece of ScotiaRISE , the Bank's 10-year, $500 million initiative to promote economic resilience among disadvantaged groups.
  • As Canada's largest microlending not-for-profit for skilled immigrants and refugees, Windmill addresses underemployment of internationally trained professionals across Canada.
  • Founded in 2005, Windmill Microlending is a registered charity supported by donors, government, sponsors and granting agencies.Visit http://www.windmillmicrolending.org for more information.

Brookfield Infrastructure Challenges Inter Pipeline Ltd.’s Inappropriate Defensive Tactics

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:09pm

BROOKFIELD, NEWS, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE: BIP; TSX: BIP.UN), together with its institutional partners (collectively, Brookfield Infrastructure) has filed an application with the Alberta Securities Commission (the ASC) challenging the defensive tactics inappropriately employed by Inter Pipeline Ltd.(TSX: IPL) (IPL) and the special committee of its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • BROOKFIELD, NEWS, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE: BIP; TSX: BIP.UN), together with its institutional partners (collectively, Brookfield Infrastructure) has filed an application with the Alberta Securities Commission (the ASC) challenging the defensive tactics inappropriately employed by Inter Pipeline Ltd.(TSX: IPL) (IPL) and the special committee of its board of directors.
  • Investors can access its portfolio either through Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE: BIP; TSX: BIP.UN), a Bermuda-based limited partnership, or Brookfield Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE, TSX: BIPC), a Canadian corporation.
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is the flagship listed infrastructure company of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with over US$600 billion of assets under management.
  • In connection with the Brookfield Offer, Brookfield Infrastructure has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-4, Amendment No.

Thomson Reuters Announces Voting Results for Election of Directors

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:07pm

A final report on voting results has been filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  • A final report on voting results has been filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Thomson Reuters is a leading provider of business information services.
  • Our products include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news service Reuters.
  • For more information on Thomson Reuters, visit tr.com and for the latest world news, reuters.com .

Copper Fox Announces Update on Eaglehead Copper Project

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:00am

Copper Fox is a Tier 1 Canadian resource company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV: CUU) focused on copper exploration and development in Canada and the United States.

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  • Copper Fox is a Tier 1 Canadian resource company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV: CUU) focused on copper exploration and development in Canada and the United States.
  • The principal assets of Copper Fox and its wholly owned Canadian and United States subsidiaries, being Northern Fox Copper Inc. and Desert Fox Copper Inc., are the 25% interest in the Schaft Creek Joint Venture with Teck Resources Limited on the Schaft Creek copper-gold-molybdenum-silver project located in northwestern British Columbia and the 100% ownership of the Van Dyke oxide copper project located in Miami, Arizona.
  • While Copper Fox considers these assumptions to be reasonable, these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies.
  • A more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties facing Copper Fox is disclosed in Copper Fox's continuous disclosure filings with Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com .