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Capstone Files Technical Report with Updated Reserves for Cozamin

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:00pm

Capstone Mining Corp. (Capstone or the Company) (TSX:CS) has today filed on SEDAR a National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) compliant technical report titled NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Cozamin Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico for the updated Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves and positive results announced on September 9, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Capstone Mining Corp. (Capstone or the Company) (TSX:CS) has today filed on SEDAR a National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) compliant technical report titled NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Cozamin Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico for the updated Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves and positive results announced on September 9, 2020.
  • Our two producing mines are the Pinto Valley copper mine located in Arizona, US and the Cozamin copper-silver mine in Zacatecas State, Mexico.
  • Capstone's strategy is to focus on the optimization of operations and assets in politically stable, mining-friendly regions, centred in the Americas.
  • Without limiting the foregoing, this news release refers to a technical report that uses the terms measured, "indicated" and "inferred" mineral resources.

Zayed Award for Human Fraternity Judging Committee meets with Pope

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:20pm

ABU DHABI, UAE, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Judging Committee for the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity (ZAHF) was received by His Holiness the Pope today,following the first open launch for submissions in its second edition on Monday, October 19th.

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  • ABU DHABI, UAE, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Judging Committee for the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity (ZAHF) was received by His Holiness the Pope today,following the first open launch for submissions in its second edition on Monday, October 19th.
  • The Pope also encouraged members to identify worthy individuals who have benefitted humanity and are also motivated to continue their efforts beyond receiving the award.
  • In thanking the Pope for the meeting, members of the Judging Committee welcomed his support for the Committee's goals, which are tied to the principles of the Document on Human Fraternity.
  • Organised by the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF), today's visit highlights the award's shared ambition and fundamental ties with the Document on Human Fraternity and the principles it promotes.

Zayed Award for Human Fraternity Judging Committee meets with Pope

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:16pm

ABU DHABI, UAE, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Judging Committee for the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity (ZAHF) was received by His Holiness the Pope today,following the first open launch for submissions in its second edition on Monday, October 19th.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, UAE, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Judging Committee for the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity (ZAHF) was received by His Holiness the Pope today,following the first open launch for submissions in its second edition on Monday, October 19th.
  • The Pope also encouraged members to identify worthy individuals who have benefitted humanity and are also motivated to continue their efforts beyond receiving the award.
  • In thanking the Pope for the meeting, members of the Judging Committee welcomed his support for the Committee's goals, which are tied to the principles of the Document on Human Fraternity.
  • Organised by the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF), today's visit highlights the award's shared ambition and fundamental ties with the Document on Human Fraternity and the principles it promotes.

CUPE Says Rapid Testing at Calgary Airport a Solid Step, Calls for Other Airports to Follow Suit

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:36pm

CUPE 4070 is praising the announcement of rapid COVID testing at the Calgary airport.

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  • CUPE 4070 is praising the announcement of rapid COVID testing at the Calgary airport.
  • The rapid testing announcement shows government, business and unions can work together.
  • This issue is not a Calgary or a WestJet issue, it is a Canadian issue, said Rauenbusch.
  • Ottawa must work with other Canadian airports to build rapid testing capacity.

Global Environment Media (GEM) Announces the First-of-its-Kind Digital Media Network Dedicated to Positive Environmental Solutions

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:24pm

The announcement was made today by its distinguished co-founders surrounding the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

Key Points: 
  • The announcement was made today by its distinguished co-founders surrounding the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
  • The founders share a vision to curate, produce and distribute inspiring environmental stories with positive solutions.
  • With its powerful mission, GEM has already partnered with 50 institutions, foundations, NGOs, and nearly 40 global advisory members.
  • GEM is proud to have the support of Hamid Guedroudj, social and environmental philanthropist.

Global Environment Media (GEM) Announces the First-of-its-Kind Digital Media Network Dedicated to Positive Environmental Solutions

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:22pm

The announcement was made today by its distinguished co-founders surrounding the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

Key Points: 
  • The announcement was made today by its distinguished co-founders surrounding the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
  • The founders share a vision to curate, produce and distribute inspiring environmental stories with positive solutions.
  • With its powerful mission, GEM has already partnered with 50 institutions, foundations, NGOs, and nearly 40 global advisory members.
  • GEM is proud to have the support of Hamid Guedroudj, social and environmental philanthropist.

Government of Canada extends deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit to receive the COVID-19 one-time payment for persons with disabilities

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:16pm

It is for this reason that the Government of Canada is continuing to ensure that the needs of persons with disabilities are supported.

Key Points: 
  • It is for this reason that the Government of Canada is continuing to ensure that the needs of persons with disabilities are supported.
  • Today, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced that the deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) to receive the one-time payment has been extended from September 25, 2020, to December 31, 2020.
  • An extension of the deadline will give clients more time to submit their applications, and the Government of Canada time to issue decisions regarding eligibility.
  • We have extended the deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit so that more Canadians with disabilities can access the benefit and get the financial support they need.

Government of Canada launches task force to examine Post-Secondary Education in the North

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:00pm

Today, Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, announced the appointment of 13 members to a post-secondary education task force dedicated to improving education opportunities and outcomes in Canada's North and Arctic.

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  • Today, Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, announced the appointment of 13 members to a post-secondary education task force dedicated to improving education opportunities and outcomes in Canada's North and Arctic.
  • The establishment of the Post-Secondary Education Task Force is a key priority for the Government of Canada as identified in the mandate letter for the Minister of Northern Affairs, from the Prime Minister.
  • This funding includes:
    $1 million to establish a Task Force to study post-secondary education in the Arctic and North.
  • As part of Arctic and Northern Policy Framework commitments, the Government of Canada and ANPF partners have established the Task Force on Northern Post-Secondary Education, dedicated to improving post-secondary education opportunities and outcomes in Canada's North.

National Comedy Center to Preserve Historic Johnny Carson Archive

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:01pm

As the country remembers comedy and late-night legend Johnny Carson on his 95th birthday today, the National Comedy Center the nations official cultural institution dedicated to comedy and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carsons hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska have announced that the National Comedy Center will lead preservation of the historic Johnny Carson archives.

Key Points: 
  • As the country remembers comedy and late-night legend Johnny Carson on his 95th birthday today, the National Comedy Center the nations official cultural institution dedicated to comedy and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carsons hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska have announced that the National Comedy Center will lead preservation of the historic Johnny Carson archives.
  • The rich archive includes screen-used artifacts, wardrobe, creative documents and awards that will be jointly exhibited by the National Comedy Center and the Elkhorn Valley Museum.
  • The fact that the National Comedy Center is located in the hometown of Lucille Ball, and that these two cultural institutions are working together to preserve comedy history is very exciting.
  • The National Comedy Center has been embraced by artists and industry, with archival material provided by many of the most revered names in comedy.

Canada and Alberta reach caribou conservation deal

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 4:06pm

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Alberta have reached an agreement for the conservation and recovery of woodland caribou in Alberta.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Alberta have reached an agreement for the conservation and recovery of woodland caribou in Alberta.
  • "I am pleased to announce that the governments of Canada and Alberta have signed a conservation agreement under the Species at Risk Act that commits to taking actions required to support woodland caribou recovery in Alberta.
  • The HonourableJonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
    Together, Canada and Alberta are acting on a shared commitment to address caribou conservation and recovery.
  • The agreement supports Alberta's ongoing caribou recovery program and sets out clear caribou conservation, management, and recovery actions with timelines for achieving naturally self-sustaining caribou populations and habitat recovery.