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CanadianSME Business Magazine announces the Winners of CanadianSME National Business Awards 2019

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CanadianSME Business magazine announced the winners of CanadianSME National Business Awards 2019.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CanadianSME Business magazine announced the winners of CanadianSME National Business Awards 2019.
  • The CanadianSME Business Awards recognizes and applauds the contribution that small business owners provide to our economy.
  • With the SME industry playing such a crucial part, our goal is to provide support and recognition to entrepreneurs who work hard at creating a successful business.
  • The business awards represent excellence and accomplishment for entrepreneurs because it recognizes and validates all the hard work they have put into making a successful business.

Sorrento and Celularity to Initiate Emergency Allogeneic Natural Killer (NK) Cell Therapy Development for Coronavirus Infection

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

The objective of the collaboration is to expand the therapeutic use of Celularity's CYNK-001, an allogeneic, off-the-shelf, placental-derived Natural Killer (NK) cell therapy, to the treatment and prevention of coronavirus infections.

Key Points: 
  • The objective of the collaboration is to expand the therapeutic use of Celularity's CYNK-001, an allogeneic, off-the-shelf, placental-derived Natural Killer (NK) cell therapy, to the treatment and prevention of coronavirus infections.
  • NK cell therapy is currently being investigated as a treatment for various liquid and solid tumors, but also has the demonstrated potential to be effective against virally infected cells.
  • Both companies have expressed their interest in starting clinical development efforts for anti-coronavirus allogeneic NK cell therapy immediately.
  • Celularity, headquartered in Warren, N.J., is a clinical-stage cell therapeutics company delivering transformative allogeneic cellular therapies derived from the postpartum human placenta.

Monterey Minerals Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement of up to $800,000

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monterey Minerals Inc. (the Company or Monterey) (CSE: MREY, FSE: 2DK) announces a non-brokered private placement of up to 10,000,000 units (Units) at a price of $0.08 per Unit for a gross proceeds of up to $800,000 (the Financing).

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monterey Minerals Inc. (the Company or Monterey) (CSE: MREY, FSE: 2DK) announces a non-brokered private placement of up to 10,000,000 units (Units) at a price of $0.08 per Unit for a gross proceeds of up to $800,000 (the Financing).
  • All securities to be issued pursuant to the Financing are subject to a four-month hold period under applicable Canadian securities laws.
  • Completion of the private placement and payment of any finders fees remain subject to the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the CSE.
  • Forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the management of the Company.

Endeavour Silver Updates 2019 Mineral Reserve and Resource Estimates

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:50am

The Inferred Mineral Resource in this estimate has a lower level of confidence than that applied to an Indicated Mineral Resource and must not be converted to a Mineral Reserve.

Key Points: 
  • The Inferred Mineral Resource in this estimate has a lower level of confidence than that applied to an Indicated Mineral Resource and must not be converted to a Mineral Reserve.
  • It is reasonably expected that the majority of the Inferred Mineral Resource could be upgraded to an Indicated Mineral Resource with continued exploration.
  • Guanacevi Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve cut-off grades are based on a 182 g/t silver equivalent for Santa Cruz Sur of Guanacevi, 340 g/t silver equivalent for the El Curso concession of Guanacevi and 218 g/t silver equivalent for Santa Cruz, North Porvenir and Milache of Guanacev; Metallurgical recoveries were 83.3% silver and 84.5% gold for Guanacev
    Bolaitos, Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve cut-off grades are based on a 166 g/t silver equivalent for the Lucero ramp, 206 g/t for the La Luz ramp and 168 g/t for San Miguel of Bolanitos.
  • El Compas Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve cut-off grades are based on a 3.46 g/t gold equivalent.

Trillium Closes US$117 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and Series II Non-Voting Convertible First Preferred Shares

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

The common shares and preferred shares were sold at a public offering price of US$2.75 per share.

Key Points: 
  • The common shares and preferred shares were sold at a public offering price of US$2.75 per share.
  • The number of shares sold includes the full exercise by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to an additional 5,547,272 common shares.
  • The gross proceeds from the Offering were approximately US$116,955,000, before deducting underwriting commissions and other offering expenses.
  • Trilliums mission is to redefine the oncology treatment paradigm by developing and delivering to patients next-generation immunotherapies.

ProMIS Neurosciences Data for Alzheimer’s Disease Program Targeting Tau Accepted for Presentation at Tau2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:30am

ProMIS will present data showing the ability of its novel antibody candidates to bind and neutralize the seeding activity of toxic tau species, whichalong with the protein amyloid-betaare considered the most promising targets for potential Alzheimers disease (AD) therapy.

Key Points: 
  • ProMIS will present data showing the ability of its novel antibody candidates to bind and neutralize the seeding activity of toxic tau species, whichalong with the protein amyloid-betaare considered the most promising targets for potential Alzheimers disease (AD) therapy.
  • The tau antibodies join ProMIS lead candidate for AD, PMN310, which targets the toxic oligomer of amyloid beta (AO), giving ProMIS a pipeline that offers a critical one-two punch for potential Alzheimers disease therapies.
  • Published data from the team led by Nobel Laureate Stanley B. Prusiner M.D., show that Alzheimers disease is driven by self-propagating prion-like aggregates of amyloid and tau, said Dr. Johanne Kaplan, chief development officer of ProMIS Neurosciences.
  • Were pleased to share our findings for tau with the larger community and to have our data recognized by such an accomplished program committee.

YANGAROO Completes TPN Assessment; the New Global Film and Television Industry Compliance Standard for Content Protection and Security

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

MPA best practice compliance through the TPN program enables Yangaroo to serve its customers better.

Key Points: 
  • MPA best practice compliance through the TPN program enables Yangaroo to serve its customers better.
  • The TPN, a joint venture between the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), is a new, global, industry-wide film and television content protection initiative.
  • The TPN program helps companies prevent leaks, breaches, and hacks of their customers movies and television content before their intended release and seeks to raise security awareness, preparedness, and capabilities within the film and television industry.
  • The TPN compliance assessment is an industry best practice, so brands, corporations, agencies, film and television studios, production companies, linear and digital broadcasters are now further assured their content is protected and secure when using Yangaroo.

ISC® Provides Outlook and Annual Guidance for 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:00am

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Information Services Corporation (TSX:ISV) (ISC, we or the Company) today announced its outlook and annual guidance for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Information Services Corporation (TSX:ISV) (ISC, we or the Company) today announced its outlook and annual guidance for 2020.
  • ISC has built a strong, sustainable and growing business underpinned by our two largest segments, Registry Operations and Services.
  • The Company will also explore appropriate acquisition targets which are complementary to or add value to existing lines of business.
  • Headquartered in Canada, ISC is the leading provider of registry and information management services for public data and records.

Fraser Institute News Release: Who makes more in Atlantic Canada—government workers or workers in the private sector? New study coming Thursday, Jan. 30

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:00am

The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries.

Key Points: 
  • The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries.
  • Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being.
  • To protect the Institutes independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research.
  • Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

Fitness Holdings North America Completes Minority Recapitalization and Growth Financing

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Greenwich, CT, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GREENWICH, CT, Jan. 29, 2020 -- Fitness Holdings North America, LLC (FHNA or the Company), one of the largest independent Crunch Fitness (Crunch) franchisees, announced today that it has completed a minority recapitalization and growth financing with Seacoast Capital (Seacoast), a leading non-control growth capital investor, and E2 Venture Partners (E2), an independent sponsor with deep domain expertise in the health & wellness and active lifestyle sectors.

Key Points: 
  • Greenwich, CT, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GREENWICH, CT, Jan. 29, 2020 -- Fitness Holdings North America, LLC (FHNA or the Company), one of the largest independent Crunch Fitness (Crunch) franchisees, announced today that it has completed a minority recapitalization and growth financing with Seacoast Capital (Seacoast), a leading non-control growth capital investor, and E2 Venture Partners (E2), an independent sponsor with deep domain expertise in the health & wellness and active lifestyle sectors.
  • To aggressively build a 50-100 club portfolio takes an incredible team, strategic partnerships and a vision that everyone can believe in.
  • We were very fortunate to find a tremendous partner in Seacoast and are excited to begin phase two of our growth strategy.
  • Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of 'No Judgments.'