Day: November 22, 2017

Calgary Homeless Foundation’s Initial Reflections on the National Housing Strategy

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, on National Housing Day, the Federal Government is unveiled its new National Housing Strategy with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Toronto, and Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos making his announcement in Vancouver, BC. Dubbed as “Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy”, this “$40 billion vision” aims directly at the heart of homelessness in our country with a core goal to reduce chronic homelessness in Canada by 50%. The strategy will be underpinned by a “rights-based approach to housing,” and a $241M National Housing Strategy Research Agenda that embraces open data. Today’s announcement

Energy Credit Opportunities Income Fund Announces Change to Date of Special Meeting to Approve Conversion to an ETF

Not for dissemination to U.S. Newswire Services or for dissemination in the United States of America TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Energy Credit Opportunities Income Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX:PCF.UN) (TSX:PCF.U) announced today that it has changed the date of the Special Meeting of the unitholders to December 13, 2017. The record date for determining those unitholders entitled to vote at the Special Meeting has not changed and will remain as the close of business day on November 7, 2017. At the Special Meeting, the unitholders will be asked to approve the conversion of the Fund from a closed-end

SouthGobi Resources Ltd.: Update on interest payment obligations to CIC

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX:SGQ)(HK:1878) (“SouthGobi” or the “Company”) announces today that pursuant to the convertible debenture between China Investment Corporation (“CIC”) and the Company signed in November 2009 (the “Convertible Debenture”) and the deferral agreement between CIC and the Company executed on June 12, 2017 (the “June 2017 Deferral Agreement”), the total cash interest payments and associated fees which were due and payable to CIC on November 19, 2017 amounted to US$17.8 million (“November 2017 Cash Interest Payable”). Pursuant to the Convertible Debenture, the Company is also obliged to issue US$4.0 million worth

RMP Energy Announces Name Change to Iron Bridge Resources Inc.

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RMP Energy Inc. (the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to Iron Bridge Resources Inc., effective immediately. In connection with the name change, the Company’s common shares are expected to start trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under a new stock symbol: “IBR” at the open of markets on Monday, November 27, 2017.  No action is required to be taken by the Company’s shareholders with respect to this corporate name change. For more information, please contact:IRON BRIDGE RESOURCES INC.          Rob Colcleugh  Dean Bernhard Chief

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Announces Early Tender Results of Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Any and All of its Outstanding 10.375% Senior Notes due 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) (“Platform”), a global specialty chemicals company, announced today that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 22, 2017, holders of a total of $332,358,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding $500,000,0000 aggregate principal amount of 10.375% Senior Notes due 2021 (the “Notes”) (representing approximately 66.47% of the outstanding Notes) (the “Early Tendered Notes”) had validly tendered their Notes and given their consents to the proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes in connection with Platform’s previously announced cash tender offer and

OVASCIENCE INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In OvaScience, Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in OvaScience, Inc. (“OvaScience” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:OVAS) of the January 22, 2018 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed against the Company. If you invested in OvaScience stock or options in the Company’s Secondary Offering on or about January 8, 2015 (the “Secondary Offering”) and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here: www.faruqilaw.com/OVAS.  There is no cost or obligation to you. You can also contact us

Mountain Mike’s Pizza to Host “Pizza 4 a Purpose” Fundraiser on Cyber Monday

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mountain Mike’s Pizza encourages Cyber Monday shoppers and pizza lovers from across California to join with friends and family on November 27 and purchase a “Pizza 4 a Purpose.” In the holiday spirit of giving, Mountain Mike’s Pizza will donate $4 for every large pizza sold on Cyber Monday at all 190 of its restaurants to benefit the North Bay Fire Relief Fund. This fundraising event includes all online, dine-in, take-out and delivery orders, and will take place from open to close at each restaurant location on November 27. “Our roots are

BlackRock® Canada Announces Final November Cash Distributions for the iShares® Premium Money Market ETF

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited  (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the final November 2017 cash distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF. Unitholders of record on November 23, 2017 will receive cash distributions payable on November 30, 2017. Details regarding the final “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows: Fund Name Fund Ticker  Cash Distribution Per Unit ($) iShares Premium Money Market ETF CMR 0.034 CMR.A 0.024 Further information on the iShares ETFs can be found at http://www.blackrock.com/ca. About BlackRockBlackRock helps investors build better financial

Gainey McKenna & Egleston Announces A Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP)

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gainey McKenna & Egleston announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Triangle Capital Corporation (“Triangle Capital” or the “Company”) (NYSE:TCAP) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of a class consisting of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Triangle Capital securities on the open market from May 7, 2014 through November 1, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”), seeking to recover compensable damages caused by Defendants’ violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Complaint alleges Defendants made materially false and/or

Troy Energy Corp. Announces Results of 2017 Field Program at YGP Property

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Troy Energy Corp. (TSX-V NEX:TEG.H) (the “Corporation” or “Troy”) announces that it has completed an initial work program on the 3,231 ha Yellowknife Gold Project (“YGP” or “Property”) located 90 kilometres north of Yellowknife (for details, please refer to the Corporation’s press release dated July 18, 2017 and August 25, 2017). 2017 Work Program Compilation of available historical drill, geological, geochemical and geophysical data, Airborne LiDAR and digital imaging survey of the entire claim and lease block, Reconnaissance geological mapping and prospecting was undertaken over selected areas to confirm the nature of

Avante Announces Results for the Period Ended September 30, 2017

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avante Logixx Inc., (TSX:XX.V) (OTC:ALXXF) (“Avante” the “Company” or the “Group”) through its subsidiaries, Avante Security Inc. (“ASI”), INTO-Electronics Inc. (“INTO”), City Wide Locksmiths Ltd. (“CWL”) and Architronics Limited (“Architronics”), provides best in class security systems and services for residential and commercial clients, and high-rise condominium applications, with industry leadership in designing and installing complex security systems, access control, intelligent video analytics, high-end lock services and smart home automation, through the use of advanced technology and a focus on client service. The Company is pleased to announce its results for the quarter and

The Sage Group plc audited results for the year ended 30 September 2017

Platform for acceleration – powered by Sage Business Cloud Operating performance highlights Organic revenue growth of 6.6% (FY16: 6.7%), underpinned by recurring revenue growth of 9.0% and an improved SSRS performance with a decline of 1.4% (FY16: decline of 8.4%); Organic operating margin of 28.0% (FY16: 27.1%) and EBITDA margin of 30.3% achieved; Software subscription revenue growth of 30.3% (FY16: 32.1%), which now represents 37% of total revenue (FY16: 30%); Double digit organic revenue growth achieved in half of the eight regions in the year; Annualised cost savings of £59m (FY16: £51m) and associated non-recurring (exceptional) charge of £73m (FY16:

Cannevert Scientists to Present Their First Peer-Reviewed Research at December’s Prestigious British Pharmacological Society Meeting in London, UK

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE:VRT) (OTC:VRTHF) (Frankfurt:2VP), (“Veritas” or the “Company”) announces that the scientists of its research arm, Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”) will be presenting their first peer-reviewed research of its cannabis strains targeting pain at the British Pharmacological Meeting (BPS) in London, UK from December 11-13, 2017. The BPS is a UK learned society made up of over 2000 qualified pharmacologists whose focus is to discover new drugs and understand how they work. They normally reside in academia, industry, regulatory agencies, and the health services. Some of its famous members

Jed Ballard Joins Northrim BanCorp as Chief Financial Officer Following Frye’s Transition to Corporate Accounting Manager

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NRIM) (“Northrim” or the “Company”) today announced it is hiring Jed Ballard to be Chief Financial Officer following the voluntary transition of Latosha Frye to Senior Vice President, Corporate Accounting Manager.  “Jed Ballard brings more than sixteen years of accounting experience to our executive management team, and as a native Alaskan, his understanding of our customers and our business community is an additional advantage,” said Joe Schierhorn, President and CEO.  “Latosha Frye has served as our CFO since 2014, and we are pleased that she will continue to serve

The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc. Declares $0.118 Per Share Year-End Distribution Payable in Cash

Miami Beach, FL, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market: CUBA) (“Fund”) declared a year-end distribution of $0.118 per share.  It is estimated that the distribution will be comprised wholly of net long-term capital gains.  The distribution is payable on December 28, 2017 to stockholders of record as of December 7, 2017.  The distribution is taxable to stockholders for the calendar year 2017.  The distribution will be payable in cash.  The final determination of the source and tax characteristics of the distribution will be made after the

Identillect Completes $1,000,000 Private Placement

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identillect Technologies Corp. (the “Company” or “Identillect”) (TSX-V:ID) (OTCQB:IDTLF) (Frankfurt:8ID), a leading provider of email security is pleased to announce that it has closed the non-brokered private placement (the “Placement”) previously announced on November 9, 2017, for aggregate gross proceeds of $999,999.96. Todd Sexton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Identillect, stated, “We are excited about the growth opportunities which are in store for Identillect in 2018. This private placement advances Identillect’s ability to execute on technical product advancements and the growth of the Company.” The Placement consisted of 8,333,333 common shares

Lomiko Receives Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) for European Uniontrade Assurity Through German Firm WM Datenservice

Vancouver, B.C, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lomiko Metals Inc. (“Lomiko”) (TSX-V: LMR, OTC: LMRMF, FSE: DH8C) Lomiko Metals Inc.announces that it has been assigned the Legal Entity Identifier (“LEI”) number 529900GJP51V4HR9MN94 through registration with WM Datenservice.  The European Union has adopted regulations that require use of the LEI as a barcode equivalent aimed at reducing risks to investors. Lomiko Metals recently closed a financing and is preparing to drill the Refractory Zone of the La Loutre Property.  Details are available at www.lomiko.com What is the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)? The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is an internationally standardized

Insmed Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq:INSM), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the unmet needs of patients with rare diseases, today announced the granting of inducement awards to ten new employees. In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), the awards were approved by Insmed’s Compensation Committee and made as a material inducement to each employee’s entry into employment with the Company. In connection with the November 13, 2017 commencement of their employment, the employees received options to purchase an aggregate 29,860 shares of Insmed common stock at an exercise price of $31.78 per share, the

Aldershot Acquires Gold Tenement near Mt. Magnet, Western Australia

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aldershot Resources Ltd. (“Aldershot” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:ALZ) (FRANKFURT:ASL1) (OTC PINK:ALZTF) is pleased to announce that the Company has engaged the services of Al Maynard Geological to conduct a National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) report on the Brittania Well Gold Prospect area (hereinafter the “Prospect”) located about 8km SSW of Mt. Magnet Township south of the Yalgoo Road, in Western Australia comprising one tenement covering a total area of 90.97 has. The Prospect was staked by Ragged Range Mining Pty Ltd (“RR”), a company

Forward Pharma Announces Completion of Corporate Restructuring Plan

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:FWP) (“Forward Pharma”) today announced the completion of its previously announced corporate restructuring plan (the “Restructuring”) substantially in the form set forth in Appendix D to the Settlement and License Agreement, dated January 17, 2017, by and among Forward Pharma, Biogen Swiss Manufacturing GmbH, Biogen International Holding Ltd. (collectively, “Biogen”) and certain other parties named therein (the “License Agreement”). The intellectual property of Forward Pharma that is the subject of the License Agreement (the “Licensed Intellectual Property”) has since June 30, 2017 been owned and controlled by FWP IP ApS,