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CNW News Releases

Apr 18, 2019 09:30 ET
Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund Declares April 2019 Distribution
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (TSX: CHE.UN) today announced that it has declared a cash distribution of $0.10 per unit for the month of April 2019 payable on May 31, 2019 to unitholders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2019. ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:30 ET
Deere names five employees as John Deere Fellows
MOLINE, Ill., April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- Five Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) employees have earned designation as a John Deere Fellow - the highest individual honor bestowed by the company. The Fellows program recognizes employees for deep expertise, demonstrated leadership, and reputation inside and outside the company. ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:28 ET
Medicinal Genomics announces Cannabis Pan-Genome project, a major advance in genetics for cannabis breeding
Pacific Biosciences Sequel II System genetic analysis platform to catalog structural variants—the genetic hotspots—governing cannabis chemotype...
Apr 18, 2019 09:18 ET
IIROC Trading Halt - SOW
VANCOUVER, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by IIROC:...
Apr 18, 2019 09:17 ET
IIROC Trade Resumption - WEED
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Trading resumes in: ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:17 ET
THERILLIA acquires TAVEC Pharmaceutical and moves it to Montreal
MONTREAL, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Therillia Development Co., a Montreal-based subsidiary of Sanderling Ventures Canada, an investor in early-stage biotech companies, has acquired TAVEC Pharmaceuticals, the leading therapeutic exosome company and is moving its head office from New York to Montreal. Tavec is an early stage therapeutics company focused on developing the next generation of potent anti-cancer gene therapies using the power of injectable, miRNA loaded exosomes, packets of pinched off membrane which penetrate solid tumors, in particular liver cancers....
Apr 18, 2019 09:09 ET
Boursorama renews its agreement with IBM to accelerate its hybrid cloud strategy
PARIS, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Boursorama, a subsidiary of Société Générale group, today renewed their agreement by signing a hybrid cloud contract for five years to help enrich the bank's offerings of new products and services....
Apr 18, 2019 09:09 ET
IIROC Trading Halt - WEED
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by IIROC: ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:08 ET
Canopy Growth Announces Plan to Acquire Leading U.S. Multi-State Cannabis Operator, Acreage Holdings
Proposed Deal Complements Canopy Growth's U.S. CBD Strategy With An Accelerated Pathway Into U.S. Cannabis Markets, Once Federally Permissible ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:05 ET
Village Farms International Completes $20 Million Bought Deal Public Offering of Common Shares
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Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
AGI First Quarter 2019 Results Release and Conference Call
WINNIPEG, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Ag Growth International Inc. ("AGI") (TSX: AFN) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. EDT to discuss its results for the three months ended March 31, 2019. A news release announcing AGI's results will be issued before markets open on May 7, 2019....
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Casper Strengthens Commitment to Canada With 'Made in Canada' Manufacturing
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Casper, the global sleep company, today announces 'Made in Canada' manufacturing of two of its most popular sleep products — the Casper and Essential mattresses. The Canadian-made mattresses are now shipping across all provinces and territories....
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Eamonn Murphy joins Avison Young in Toronto
Highly respected leasing and real estate sales professional becomes Principal, will help expand firm's tenant advisory and enterprise solutions expertise across GTA and Canada...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Latin American Countries Offer Unique Benefits to Cannabis Cultivators
NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- In 2017, the United Nations World Drug report highlighted that 183 million people consumed cannabis, representing 3.8% of the world's population. Furthermore, it was reported that 129 countries were cultivating cannabis. Predominantly, most countries which have adopted cannabis legislation have legalized the plant specifically for medical purposes. The recreational segment of the market still remains strictly enforced in almost every country, however. Nevertheless, the Latin American region was among the first to change the perspective of cannabis. Uruguay w...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
MD Financial Management, in collaboration with Scotiabank, announces new series of funding to address physician wellness
Investment will support the health and wellness of Canadian physicians across the country ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Medical Marijuana Breach Sparks Class Action
Personal Injury Firm, Diamond and Diamond, represents Alberta based victims in newly launched suit...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Medison Issues Presentation to Knight Shareholders
Makes Case for Urgent Change, Improved Governance and a Common-Sense Strategic Growth Plan Details History of Failed Execution, Underperformance and Conflicts of Interest Under Current Board and CEO Provides Background on Experienced, Independent Director Nominees That Can Effect Positive Change Rebuts Knight's Campaign of Misinformation and Harassment Against Shareholders PETACH TIKVA, Israel, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Medison Biotech (1995) Ltd. ("Medison"), which together with its affiliates owns more than 10.4 million shares or 7.3% of Knight Therapeutics, Inc. (TSX:GUD) ("Knight" or the "...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
North America is a Pace Setter for the Burgeoning Cannabis Industry
NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- The tremendous growth of the cannabis market is causing the marketspace to become an emerging global industry. In 2017, U.S. cannabis legal sales were between USD 5.8 Billion and USD 6.6 Billion, according to Marijuana Business Factbook. Perhaps surprisingly, the industry's market value is already comparable to major worldwide corporations such as Netflix and McDonald's. However, the market is still heavily hindered by regulatory restrictions imposed by federal governments around the world. Under international regulations, cannabis is one of the most heavily...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Opération patrimoine Montréal 2019 - This spring, Montrealers are invited to celebrate their heritage
MONTRÉAL, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On this UNESCO International Day for Monuments and Sites, the city, in collaboration with Héritage Montréal, unveils the programming of Opération patrimoine Montréal (OPM) 2019. ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Stay clear, stay safe this Easter weekend
Warmer weather means thin ice and higher water levels near generating stations...