Day: September 14, 2017

Universal Ventures Inc. Provides Update on Proposed Business Combination With mCloud Corp.

VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction. Not for release in the United States. ANY SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 (THE “1933 ACT”) AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO A U.S. PERSON IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH REGISTRATION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE 1933 ACT. Further to the news release issued on April 25, 2017,

Scorpio Gold Announces Change of Auditors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scorpio Gold Corporation (“Scorpio Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:SGN) announces that it has changed its auditors from Deloitte, LLP (the “Former Auditors”) to Davidson & Company, LLP (the “Successor Auditors”) effective August 30, 2017. At the request of the Company, the Former Auditors resigned as auditors of the Company effective August 30, 2017 and the board of directors of the Company appointed the Successor Auditor as the Company’s auditor effective August 30, 2017, until the next Annual General Meeting of the Company. There were no reservations in the Former Auditor’s reports

Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah, athenahealth, and Toast Take Top Honors at 20th Annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards

BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Massachusetts’ largest technology trade association announced the winners of the region’s most prestigious technology awards at their 20th annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards Gala at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. Hundreds gathered to celebrate the people and companies shaping the Massachusetts technology economy in 14 categories—including Company of the Year, athenahealth; Emerging Company of the Year, Toast; and CEO of the Year, Wayfair’s Niraj Shah. MassTLC highlighted the stories to three special leaders who’ve made significant contributions to the technology community. The inventor of the World Wide Web and director of the World

Air Methods Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a release issued under the same headline earlier today by Air Methods Corporation, please note that a word was missing from the last sentence of the seventh paragraph. The corrected release follows: Stacey Hickey, an Air Methods flight nurse, had just returned home to Missouri—after evacuating intensive care unit (ICU) patients and hospital personnel from facilities affected by Hurricane Harvey—when she received an important email from her employer. Air Methods—the global leader in emergency air medical services—wanted to know whether she was willing to redeploy to Florida if Hurricane Irma makes

Resolute Energy Corporation Announces Agreement to Sell Aneth Field for Up to $195 Million Including $160 Million Cash Plus Up to $35 Million of Contingent Consideration

DENVER, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resolute Energy Corporation (“Resolute” or the “Company”) (NYSE:REN) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its subsidiary which holds interests in Aneth Field in the Paradox Basin of Southeastern Utah for total potential consideration of $195 million to an affiliate of Elk Petroleum Limited (ASX:ELK). Under the terms of the agreement, Resolute will receive cash consideration of $160 million at closing and additional cash consideration of up to $35 million if oil prices exceed certain levels in the next three years. Rick Betz, Resolute’s Chief Executive Officer, said:

Versus Systems Grants Incentive Stock Options

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Versus Systems, Inc. (CSE:VS) (OTCQB:VRSSF) (FRA:BMVA) has granted an aggregate of 1,278,500 incentive stock options under the Company’s Stock Option Plan to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company.  The Options will be exercisable at a price of $0.34 for a period of five years and subject to vesting provisions. On behalf of the Board, “Matthew Pierce” Chief Executive Officer Contact:Versus SystemsLiz Pieri m: 626-818-7580 liz@pieripr.com Suite 302 – 1620 West 8th Avenue Vancouver |V6J 1V4 |CanadaT: 604.639.4457 | F: 604.639.4458 WWW.VERSUSSYSTEMS.COM  

Guggenheim Investments Declares Equity Exchange Traded Funds Quarterly Distributions 

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guggenheim Investments, the investment management division of Guggenheim Partners, today announced that the following Guggenheim equity exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) have declared quarterly distributions. The table below summarizes the distribution for each Fund.   Distributions Schedule   Ticker  Exchange Traded Fund Name Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date Total Rate Per Share XLG Guggenheim S&P 500® Top 50 ETF 9/15/17 9/18/17 9/29/17 $0.938 RSP Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight ETF 9/15/17 9/18/17 9/29/17 $0.410 OEW Guggenheim S&P 100® Equal Weight ETF 9/15/17 9/18/17 9/29/17 $0.122 RPV Guggenheim S&P 500® Pure Value ETF 9/15/17

William F. Austin, Starkey Hearing Foundation Founder, named First Goodwill Global Ambassador for Ear and Hearing Health

New York, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The International Federation for Peace & Sustainable Development (IFPSD), accredited by the United Nations, today named William F. Austin Goodwill Global Ambassador for Ear and Hearing Health during a high-level event on hearing health at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The event, at which President Bill Clinton spoke, addressed the need for increased national funding, philanthropic support and international foreign aid for ear and hearing health. Mr. Austin, a global philanthropist and founder of Starkey Hearing Foundation, is the first person to be honored with the title.   With his

Flux Power Reverts Trading Effective Today on Symbol FLUX from FLUXD Following Completion of 1-for-10 Reverse Stock Split

VISTA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flux Power Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:FLUX), a developer of advanced lithium batteries for electric forklifts and airport ground support equipment, today announced that its common stock has resumed trading on symbol FLUX effective today September 14, 2017 following completion of a 1-for-10 reverse split of its outstanding common stock.  Flux continues to advance its ‘first-mover’ leadership as a pioneering provider of lithium-ion battery solutions for forklifts and airport ground service equipment. The reverse split was implemented to increase the number of authorized shares available for Flux to fund its future growth and working

Newton Energy Corporation Announces Proposed Private Placement and Consolidation

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Newton Energy Corporation (“Newton” or the “Corporation“) (NEX:NTN.H) announces that it plans to complete a non-brokered private placement consisting of a minimum of 10,000,000 common shares of Newton (the “Common Shares“) and up to a maximum of 33,333,333 Common Shares at a price of $0.015 per Common Share for minimum gross proceeds of $150,000 and maximum gross proceeds of $500,000 (the “Offering“). In connection with the Offering and subject to regulatory approval, the Corporation shall seek shareholder approval for a consolidation of its Common Shares on a 20:1 basis or such other

CNL Healthcare Properties Sees Significant Income Gains Across Its Portfolio

Orlando, Fla., Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CNL Healthcare Properties, a non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) invested in seniors housing and healthcare properties, continues its focus on maximizing operating performance across its portfolio and completing its most recent expansion project. Reflecting these efforts, the same-store net operating income across the portfolio rose 8.3 percent during the quarter ended June 30, 2017, as compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2016. Overall, same-store net operating income for the six months ended June 30, 2017, increased by approximately $6.6 million as compared to the same period in the prior year.

Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces 2017-2018 Winter/Spring Schedule

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Winter and Spring Schedule effective Sunday, October 15, 2017 until Sunday, June 3, 2018. “We’ve made some adjustments with an aim to improve our overall on time performance, create better connectivity within our regularly scheduled network, and adjust to the increase in passenger growth and unique market-by-market demands,” says Pacific Coastal Airlines’ President Quentin Smith. While the new schedule does not include any fundamental changes from the Spring/Summer schedule, the first flights of the day will leave a bit later, while the

Paskwayak Business Development Corporation Acquires Common Shares of National Access Cannabis Corp.

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paskwayak Business Development Corporation (the “Acquiror”) announces that, on August 30, 2017, it acquired 12,000,000 common shares (“NAC Common Shares”) of National Access Cannabis Corp., formerly known as Brassneck Capital Corp. (“NAC”) through the completion of the amalgamation between 1119622 B.C. Ltd. and National Access Clinic Corp., formerly known as National Access Cannabis Corp. (“Clinic Corp”) under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) (the “Amalgamation”). On July 10, 2017, the Acquiror purchased 12,000,000 subscription receipts (“Subscription Receipts”) of Clinic Corp. through a brokered private placement at a price of $0.25 per Subscription

RMP Energy Announces Filing of Meeting Materials for Special Meeting of Shareholders

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RMP Energy Inc. (“RMP” or the “Company“) (TSX:RMP) announces that it has filed its information circular and proxy statement dated September 13, 2017 (the “Information Circular“) on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR“) for the upcoming special meeting (the “Meeting“) of holders of common shares of RMP (the “Shareholders“).  At the Meeting, the Shareholders will consider and vote upon the previously-announced transformational asset disposition (the “Transaction“), pursuant to which the Company will dispose of all of its crude oil and natural gas interests in the Waskahigan/Grizzly, Kabob, Gilby and

Millennial Lithium Announces Upsize to Previously Announced Public Offering to C$10 million

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Millennial Lithium Corp. (“Millennial” or the “Company”) (TSX.V:ML) (Frankfurt:A3N2:GR) (OTCQB:MLNLF), is pleased to announce that it has amended the terms of its previously announced public offering of units (“Units”) of the Company (the “Offering”) to increase the size of the Offering from C$5,000,000 to C$10,00,000, or from 4,000,000 Units to 8,000,000 Units. Under the revised terms of the Offering, Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the “Agent”) has agreed to act as an agent of the Company on a commercially reasonable efforts basis in connection with the offering of up to 8,000,00 Units at a price

Sovrin Foundation Releases World’s First Public Distributed Ledger for Self-Sovereign Identity

Salt Lake City, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sovrin Foundation announced the launch of the provisional Sovrin Network, the world’s first truly self-sovereign digital identity system. The Sovrin Network operates on a distributed ledger — technology sometimes referred to as a blockchain — built from the ground up for this purpose. Offered by the Sovrin Foundation as a free public utility upon which any entity can build secure, private, and fast identity applications, the Sovrin Network is live and being run on validator nodes hosted by Sovrin stewards that have agreed to the legally binding Sovrin Provisional Trust

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Expands Customer Service Delivery Model with a Beachhead in the Republic of Cyprus

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (“SYKES” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SYKE), a global business process outsourcing (“BPO”) leader in providing comprehensive inbound customer engagement services to Global 2000 companies, announced today that it has launched its initial expansion into Cyprus with a new delivery facility in the city of Larnaca  in order to further augment its multi-lingual customer engagement capabilities. This operation will focus on clients in markets across Northern and Central Europe. The initial pilot of this expansion is led by an existing client in the communications industry. “Given the growth opportunities in certain

CORRECTION — Sprott Focus Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq:FUND) Declares Third Quarter Common Stock Distribution of $0.10 Per Share

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In the news release “Sprott Focus Trust (Nasdaq:FUND) Declares Second Quarter Common Stock Distribution of $0.10 Per Share” issued on September 6th, we are advised by the company that the headline should read “Third Quarter” rather than “Second Quarter” and the ex-dividend date should read “September 14, 2017” rather than “September 13, 2017”, as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. Sprott Focus Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq:FUND) Declares Third Quarter Common Stock Distribution of $0.10 Per Share Sprott Focus Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq:FUND) (the “Fund” or “FUND”) has declared a quarterly distribution of $0.10 per share

Protecting Public Infrastructure in the Era of Global Climate Change

Toronto,ON, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will address “Global Climate Change – Implications and Strategies for ‘Future-Proofing’ Public Infrastructure”. This luncheon keynote will set the scene for timely and important discussions on climate change and green infrastructure at the 25th Annual CCPPP Conference, November 6-7 in downtown Toronto. She will deliver her keynote address: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Keynote Speech: 12:00 PM Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel Civic Ballroom 123 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario Ms. Figueres is a world authority on climate change who managed to bring

Navigators to Present at the Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 Conference

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) announced today that Ciro M. DeFalco, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Vincent C. Tizzio, President, U.S. Insurance, will present at the Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 Conference on September 28th at 9:05 a.m. ET at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square, New York City. Participants can register for the live webcast at: http://www.investorcalendar.com/event/20236. A replay of the webcast will be available on this website approximately one hour after the presentation concludes and remain accessible for approximately 30 days. The Navigators Group,