Organizations

Newmont Announces Moving to a Virtual Meeting for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:05pm

Newmont Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont or the Company) provided notice today of an update to the location for the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders via the filing of additional proxy materials with the SEC.

Key Points: 
  • Newmont Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont or the Company) provided notice today of an update to the location for the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders via the filing of additional proxy materials with the SEC.
  • Due to the emerging public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Newmonts 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (Annual Meeting) will be held in a virtual only meeting format on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time.
  • We expect this modification in meeting format to be effective for this year only and to revert back to an in-person annual meeting in future years after public health conditions have improved.
  • Whether or not you plan to virtually attend the Annual Meeting, please vote as soon as possible by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting to ensure that your shares are represented and voted at the Annual Meeting.

Canada's Charities Make Urgent Ask of Ottawa for $10 Billion Stabilization Fund; Their Very Survival at Risk

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:51pm

Without immediate support from the federal government, most Canadian charities will have to lay off massive numbers of employees, greatly impeding their ability to support vulnerable people and communities.

Key Points: 
  • Without immediate support from the federal government, most Canadian charities will have to lay off massive numbers of employees, greatly impeding their ability to support vulnerable people and communities.
  • David Morley, CEO of UNICEF Canada commented: "We risk losing the core of the non-profit sector in Canada.
  • Charities are too important to the fabric of Canada to be forgotten during this crisis," says Andrea Seale, CEO, Canadian Cancer Society.
  • Every dollar donated to Canadian charities goes back into the community to continue serving the needs of the most vulnerable which includes Indigenous peoples.

Noble Midstream Partners Protects Financial Flexibility and Balance Sheet With Distribution Reduction

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:16pm

This change is effective immediately and is anticipated to preserve approximately $200 million of annualized cash to support the balance sheet.

Key Points: 
  • This change is effective immediately and is anticipated to preserve approximately $200 million of annualized cash to support the balance sheet.
  • In addition to the Partnerships distribution policy revision, Noble Midstream previously announced a $75 million capital reduction for 2020.
  • Noble Midstream continues to prioritize financial discipline and is taking prudent steps to reduce leverage in this volatile commodity and market environment.
  • Noble Midstream is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Noble Energy to own, operate, develop and acquire domestic midstream infrastructure assets.

Habitat CEO to White House: Nation must support low-income families and the organizations who serve them

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:39pm

"Our nation's leaders are taking extraordinary actions to protect the economy through support of workers and businesses.

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  • "Our nation's leaders are taking extraordinary actions to protect the economy through support of workers and businesses.
  • "The White House and Congress need to prioritize support for low-income families, as well as come to the aid of nonprofit organizations like Habitat that will play a key role in their recovery.
  • Congress's support of these organizations now will allow us to be ready to help our communities build back from this pandemic."
  • Habitat for Humanity International has worked in coalition with other leading nonprofits to lobby Congress to support measures that aid nonprofits and the people the organizations serve.

UN launches joint global humanitarian response plan to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:51pm

Over the past few weeks, COVID-19 has upended the lives of people around the world, especially children.

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  • Over the past few weeks, COVID-19 has upended the lives of people around the world, especially children.
  • Our global reach and expertise in water, sanitation, hygiene, health, nutrition and education gives us the capacity to coordinate with governments for an effective response to COVID-19," said David Morley, UNICEF Canada President & CEO.
  • "As countries deal with COVID-19, the most vulnerable, especially newborns and children, will be hit the hardest.
  • UNICEF works in the most challenging areas to provide protection, healthcare and immunizations, education, safe water and sanitation and nutrition.

Latest news - AFET, DEVE, BUDG Chairs support the Commission and enquire about COVID-19 response - Committee on Development

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:01pm

Senior MEPs express their support for the European Commission's efforts to address the unprecedented crisis caused by the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 and ask for international cooperation.

Key Points: 
  • Senior MEPs express their support for the European Commission's efforts to address the unprecedented crisis caused by the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 and ask for international cooperation.
  • On 24 March, the Chairs of European Parliament Committees on Foreign Affairs, Development and Budget, wrote a letter to Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union, Jutta Urpilainen, Commissioner for International Partnerships, Olivr Vrhelyi, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Janez Lenari, Commissioner for Crisis Management and Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for Budget and Administration to express support for the Commission's efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis.
  • MEPs emphasised importance of showing solidarity with affected countries in the EU's immediate neighbourhood and other third countries, notably measures aimed at enhancing capacities of public health systems, mitigating the overall socio-economic impact, and the provision of humanitarian aid.

Highlights - AFET, DEVE, BUDG Chairs support the Commission and inquire about COVID-19 - Committee on Foreign Affairs

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:01pm

On 24 March 2020, the Chairs of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Development and Budget wrote to the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative Josep Borrell, and the Commissioners for International Partnerships, Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Crisis Management and Budget to express support for the Commission's efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis.

Key Points: 
  • On 24 March 2020, the Chairs of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Development and Budget wrote to the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative Josep Borrell, and the Commissioners for International Partnerships, Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Crisis Management and Budget to express support for the Commission's efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis.
  • They also emphasised the importance of showing solidarity with affected third countries, in particular those in the EU's immediate neighbourhood, and requested information on the envisaged measures mitigating the overall socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis in these countries.

Highlights - AFET, DEVE, BUDG Chairs support the Commission and inquire about COVID-19 measures - Committee on Budgets

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:01pm

On 24 March 2020, the Chairs of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Development and Budget wrote to the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative Josep Borrell, and the Commissioners for International Partnerships, Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Crisis Management and Budget to express support for the Commission's efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis.

Key Points: 
  • On 24 March 2020, the Chairs of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Development and Budget wrote to the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative Josep Borrell, and the Commissioners for International Partnerships, Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Crisis Management and Budget to express support for the Commission's efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis.
  • They also emphasised the importance of showing solidarity with affected third countries, in particular those in the EU's immediate neighbourhood, and requested information on the envisaged measures mitigating the overall socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis in these countries.

Article - Coronavirus: Parliament to vote on €37 billion crisis response

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:01pm

The measure, proposed by the European Commission, is a key element in the EU response to the pandemic and has been fast-tracked through Parliament.

Key Points: 
  • The measure, proposed by the European Commission, is a key element in the EU response to the pandemic and has been fast-tracked through Parliament.
  • The Commission calculates that the 8 billion could be supplemented by about 29 billion in EU co-financing.
  • That would make a total of 37 billion that could be deployed in investments across the EU.
  • The urgency procedure allows for a plenary vote without a report or with an oral report by the responsible committee.

Canadian General Investments, Limited Announces COVID-19 Precautionary Measures for its Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:11pm

Due to the circumstances, we will not be able to accommodate in-person attendance by eligible shareholders intending to do so.

Key Points: 
  • Due to the circumstances, we will not be able to accommodate in-person attendance by eligible shareholders intending to do so.
  • Shareholders are strongly encouraged to vote on the matters before the meeting by proxy, and to attend the annual meeting by way of a conference call.
  • Registered shareholders should be sure to have their proxy form on hand in order to identify themselves to the meeting.
  • Please note that under the current circumstances, CGIs annual meeting will consist of a formal, business meeting only and there will be no investor presentation following the meeting.