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Parkland announces acquisition of Kellerstrass Oil

News Americas, CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 16, 2020: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has entered into an agreement to acquire the entities and assets comprising Kellerstrass Oil Company (collectively, “Kellerstrass”).  Based in Salt Lake City, Kellerstrass is a regional retail dealer and commercial fuel ...

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Medicinal Genomics Partners with Analogic Solutions for Distribution of its Cannabis Genomic Breeding, Optimization, and Testing Platform to the Caribbean

Leading local firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout the region BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. ...

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The Caribbean’s First Non-Profit Investigative News Network Launches

-CIJN releases four hard-hitting investigations- KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN) just launched with the unveiling of four deep dive exposés produced by over a dozen Caribbean journalists. CIJN is a project of the Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) which is headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica. The four long-form multimedia investigative stories ...

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Forced Religious Conversion Becomes an International Human Rights Problem

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 20, 2019: On 19 November, the Italian Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) and the Belgien Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) hosted a seminar on human rights entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem” in Seoul, South Korea. The seminar was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious ...

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Canada Life Reinsurance enters into €12bn longevity risk reinsurance agreement with Aegon

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 19, 2019 /CNW/ -Canada Life Reinsurance is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a long-term longevity reinsurance agreement with Aegon covering €12 billion of in-force liabilities. Close to 200,000 of in-payment and deferred pensioners will be reinsured by Canada Life Reinsurance under this agreement. Jeff Poulin, Global Head of Canada Life Reinsurance, commented, “This transaction ...

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Moore Bahamas Foundation Announces $300,000 in Grants for Hurricane Dorian Relief

New grants are part of conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon’s million-dollar commitment to humanitarian relief and environmental and economic recovery in The Bahamas  NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Moore Bahamas Foundation (“Moore Bahamas”) today announced $300,000 in new grants for Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery, part of $1 million in support pledged by conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon. The new grants follow Moore Bahamas’ ...

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What You Should Know About Political Wagers

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 5, 2019: There was a reported $50 million wagered on the 2012 U.S. presidential race, and over $120 million placed in bets as bettors tried to find a way to make money off the heated 2016 presidential contest. As the 2020 American political campaign gets ready to push forward, many people wonder how ...

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The Medicinal Cannabis Authority of St. Vincent and the Grenadines selects Ample Organics for National Cannabis Tracking System

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ – Ample Organics Inc. and the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (“MCA”) in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, together, are proud to announce their partnership to strengthen the medicinal cannabis industry in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines by activating AmpleCentral — the world’s first national Cannabis Tracking System built for regulators. Leveraging its extensive cannabis industry domain ...

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ECCB and Toronto Centre Lead Workshop on “Coping with Climate Change and Other Environmental Risks”

News Americas, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dec. 02, 2019: At the request of, and in partnership with, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Toronto Centre is holding its first five-day cross-cutting climate risk workshop. The workshop is aimed at helping financial sector supervisors and regulators identify the risks that climate change and other environmental factors pose to financial institutions, economies, ...

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Highgate Systems Appoints Kelley Gray as Managing Director

News Americas, MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2019: Highgate Systems Inc. today announced that Kelley Gray, has been named interim Managing Director of Highgate Systems Inc., replacing Aldo Campodonico effective immediately. After 3 years, Aldo and Highgate Systems Inc. have decided to part ways and we wish to thank Aldo for his contribution to Highgate Systems. Reporting to Highgate’s Board of Directors, Kelley ...

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