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The Canadian Labour Congress Passes Resolution Calling on their 3 million Members to Boycott Arterra Wines Products

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 4:03am

On June 18, 2021, an Emergency Resolution was passed at the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) calling on the 3-million household strong membership of the CLC to boycott Arterra Wines products for the duration of the Wine Rack workers strike.

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  • On June 18, 2021, an Emergency Resolution was passed at the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) calling on the 3-million household strong membership of the CLC to boycott Arterra Wines products for the duration of the Wine Rack workers strike.
  • TORONTO, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Labour Congress passed an Emergency Resolution today calling on its national membership to boycott all Arterra Wines products, including products sold at Wine Rack stores.
  • A communication to commence the boycott will be sent to the CLCs 3 million members households next Monday, June 21st.
  • We hope that the labour movement will stand in solidarity with Wine Rack workers and boycott all Arterra Wines products and brands until a fair resolution to the dispute is reached.

Purpose Investments Inc. Announces June Distributions

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 12:35am

Purpose US Preferred Share Fund Non-Currency Hedged ETF Units have both a CAD and USD purchase option.

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  • Purpose US Preferred Share Fund Non-Currency Hedged ETF Units have both a CAD and USD purchase option.
  • Purpose Investments is an asset management company with more than $11 billion in assets under management.
  • Purpose Investments has an unrelenting focus on client-centric innovation, and offers a range of managed and quantitative investment products.
  • Purpose Investments is led by well-known entrepreneur Som Seif and is a division of Purpose Financial, an independent technology-driven financial services company.

Andrew Peller Limited Reports Change in Board of Directors

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 11:06pm

GRIMSBY, Ontario, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andrew Peller Limited ADW.A/ADW.B (the Company) announced today that Ms. Michelle Mallett DiEmanuele has resigned from the Companys Board of Directors effective immediately.

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  • GRIMSBY, Ontario, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andrew Peller Limited ADW.A/ADW.B (the Company) announced today that Ms. Michelle Mallett DiEmanuele has resigned from the Companys Board of Directors effective immediately.
  • Michelle made a strong and valuable contribution to our Board of Directors and the Company.
  • Andrew Peller Limited is one of Canadas leading producers and marketers of quality wines and craft beverage alcohol products.
  • The Company also operates Andrew Peller Import Agency and The Small Winemakers Collection Inc., importers and marketing agents of premium wines from around the world.

Canada’s unions elect new leaders to help chart a hopeful post-pandemic future for workers

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:56pm

The Canadian Labour Congress(CLC) is Canadas major umbrella organization of national unions, provincial federations of labour and local labour councils and represents over three million workers.

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  • The Canadian Labour Congress(CLC) is Canadas major umbrella organization of national unions, provincial federations of labour and local labour councils and represents over three million workers.
  • Bea Bruske from United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) was elected as the CLCs President.
  • She replaces retiring President Hassan Yussuff who has held the position for two terms spanning the past seven years.
  • These positions include representation forLGBTQ2SI, young workers, workers of colour, Indigenous workers and disability rights, as well as regional representatives across Canada.

Timbercreek Financial Announces ATM Offering

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:21pm

TORONTO, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Timbercreek Financial Corp. (TSX: TF) (Timbercreek Financial or the Company) today announced that it has established an at-the-market equity program (the ATM Program) that allows the Company to issue common shares from treasury (Common Shares) having an aggregate gross sales amount of up to $90 million (the Maximum Amount) to the public from time to time, at the Companys discretion.

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  • TORONTO, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Timbercreek Financial Corp. (TSX: TF) (Timbercreek Financial or the Company) today announced that it has established an at-the-market equity program (the ATM Program) that allows the Company to issue common shares from treasury (Common Shares) having an aggregate gross sales amount of up to $90 million (the Maximum Amount) to the public from time to time, at the Companys discretion.
  • The Company is committed to diversifying its sources of capital to fund mortgage originations and enhanced return portfolio investments, said Blair Tamblyn, Chief Executive Officer of Timbercreek Financial.
  • Timbercreek Financial is a leading non-bank, commercial real estate lender providing shorter-duration, structured financing solutions to commercial real estate investors.
  • This news release contains forward-looking statements about Timbercreek Financial, including, but not limited to, anticipated sales of Common Shares through the ATM Program and the proposed use of proceeds from the ATM Program.

Legion supports federal standing committee on Status of Women recommendations

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 9:22pm

Unfortunately, reports of sexual misconduct within the military are neither new nor rare and these recommendations need to be implemented now.

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  • Unfortunately, reports of sexual misconduct within the military are neither new nor rare and these recommendations need to be implemented now.
  • The latest FEWO recommendations focus on what must be done to provide a safe and inclusive CAF workplace so that womens and mens contributions are valued equally.
  • Enough with reports sitting on shelves, its time to take action, says Captain (N) (retired) Andrea Siew, Chair, Dominion Command Defence and Security Committee.
  • We are a non-profit organization with a national reach across Canada as well as branches in the U.S. and Europe.

CNL Talks Nuclear Energy at Arctic Development Expo

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 9:00pm

To learn more about the Arctic Development Expo, visit www.arcticdevelopmentexpo.com/ .

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  • To learn more about the Arctic Development Expo, visit www.arcticdevelopmentexpo.com/ .
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories is a world leader in nuclear science and technology offering unique capabilities and solutions across a wide range of industries.
  • Actively involved with industry-driven research and development in nuclear, transportation, clean technology, energy, defence, security and life sciences, we provide solutions to keep these sectors competitive internationally.
  • For more information on the complete range of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories services, please visit www.cnl.ca or contact communications@cnl.ca .

Canada’s proposed flavour ban will harm public health

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 8:11pm

If the flavour ban is implemented, hundreds of thousands of smokers may be pushed back to smoking or to the black-market and many will die.

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  • If the flavour ban is implemented, hundreds of thousands of smokers may be pushed back to smoking or to the black-market and many will die.
  • Research from Yale School of Public Health finds that smokers that quit using a flavoured product are 2.5 times more likely to be successful.
  • The study concludes, While proposed flavour bans are well-intentioned, they have disastrous outcomes.
  • A flavour ban will reduce the appeal of the product and will sentence many smokers to their death.

Mount Logan Capital Inc. Reports Results of Election of Directors

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 5:57pm

Ted Goldthorpe, CEO and Chairman of Mount Logan, noted, We are pleased with the active participation of our shareholders in supporting our board members and our broader business plan.

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  • Ted Goldthorpe, CEO and Chairman of Mount Logan, noted, We are pleased with the active participation of our shareholders in supporting our board members and our broader business plan.
  • We aim to ensure continued support through growing our dialogue with existing and prospective shareholders.
  • About Mount Logan Capital Inc.
    Mount Logan Capital Inc. is an alternative asset management company that is focused on public and private debt securities in the North American market.
  • This press release is not, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or acquire any securities in any jurisdiction.

Media Advisory/SEIU Local 2: Wine Rack Workers are Holding a Second Solidarity Rally at Kensington Market; Jessica Bell MPP will be Speaking

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 4:46pm

TORONTO, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wine Rack workers will be holding a second solidarity rally in front of the Wine Rack store location in Kensington Market (267 Augusta Ave.) on Saturday, June 19th from 1 pm to 3 pm.

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  • TORONTO, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wine Rack workers will be holding a second solidarity rally in front of the Wine Rack store location in Kensington Market (267 Augusta Ave.) on Saturday, June 19th from 1 pm to 3 pm.
  • Jessica Bell MPP will be in attendance and delivering a short speech.
  • Wine Rack is owned by teachers and educators via the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan.
  • SEIU Local 2 represents workers in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Alberta, New Brunswick and British Columbia.