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LegalShield April Economic Stress Index: Housing Construction Boom Continues as Demand Remains Strong
ADA, Okla. — LegalShield today released its April Economic Stress Index, a suite of leading indicators of the economic and financial status of U.S. households and small businesses. The LegalShield Housing Construction Index rose to an unprecedented level in the series’ history. Member requests for legal consultation on real estate matters reached their highest level in over a decade. Pandemic-induced shifts in housing demand have resulted in a national shortage of nearly 4 million homes, and builders are rushing to play catch-up. Meanwhile, Consumer Stress, a primary sub-index, fell to its lowest level on record in April due to The American Rescue Plan, warming weather, and rebounding economic activity.
Negotiations Between Municipal Workers and the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor Reach an Impasse
ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador — Bargaining between the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor and municipal employees represented by CUPE Local 1349 have reached an impasse. The union has informed the employer that they will not be responding to the latest proposal package. A consultant from Halifax, hired by the Town to conduct bargaining on their behalf, will be filing an application for conciliation with the provincial department of labour.
FSD Pharma Announces Filing of Criminal Complaint Against Former Chief Financial Officer
The Company knows on good authority that Mr. Anthony Durkacz, dissident Director/shareholder made unauthorized contact(s) with an intent to interfere with the company’s banking relationships TORONTO — FSD Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq:HUGE) (CSE:HUGE) (the “Company” or “FSD Pharma” ) announced today that it has filed a criminal complaint with Toronto Police Services, Financial Crimes Unit, against Mr. Donal Carroll, the Company’s former chief financial officer. The complaint asserts that Mr. Carroll has intentionally interfered with the Company’s banking in order to disrupt FSD’s business in the midst of an ongoing proxy contest, in alleged contravention of criminal law and Mr. Carroll’s fiduciary and other duties to the Company.
Advisory Update – Thunderbird Entertainment Group – Notice of Fiscal 2021 Q3 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV:TBRD) (OTCQX:THBRF) (Thunderbird or the Company), a global award-winning, full-service multiplatform production, distribution and rights management company, today announced it will file third quarter, 2021 financial results pre market on Thursday, May 27, 2021 and hold a conference call and webcast the same day at 11 a.m. PT/ 2 p.m. ET.
Devonian Heath Group Inc. to Present at the Canada India Healthcare Summit 2021
QUEBEC CITY — Devonian Health Group Inc. (“ Devonian ” or the “ Corporation ”) ( TSXv: GSD ), a clinical stage botanical pharmaceutical corporation, focused on developing a unique portfolio of botanical pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical products is pleased to announce that Dr. André Boulet, President and CEO, will present at the Canada India Healthcare Summit Conference being held virtually from May 20-21, 2021.
Hudson's Bay Joins the Fifteen Percent Pledge, Commits to Increasing Representation of BIPOC Brands
TORONTO — The Fifteen Percent Pledge Canada, a non-profit organization calling on major retailers to allocate 15 percent of shelf-space to BIPOC brands, announced today that Hudson’s Bay is the first Canadian department store to commit to the Pledge. By leveraging their nationwide store and digital footprint, Hudson’s Bay will be working alongside the Fifteen Percent Pledge as they work to create more equitable industries and profit structures. With nearly 90 locations, Hudson’s Bay’s commitment will help advance equity across the country.
bluebird bio to Present Data from Its Severe Genetic Disease and Oncology Portfolios During the EHA2021 Virtual Congress
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) announced today that data from its gene therapy programs for transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia (TDT) and sickle cell disease (SCD) and its cell therapy program for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (R/RMM) will be presented during EHA2021 Virtual, the 26 th Annual Congress of the European Hematology Association, taking place June 9-17, 2021.
Personas Sales Increase 24% Between April 2021 Compared to April 2020
TORONTO — Personas Social Incorporated (TSX.V: PRSN) (the “ Company ” or “ Personas ”) is pleased to provide a corporate update on April 2021 sales as compared to April 2020 on Peeks Platform’ which is one of the key revenue driving platforms that Personas offers in the social media and communications markets.