A Roundup of Cision Distribution’s Most Newsworthy Press Releases This Week
TORONTO, September 30, 2022 /CNW/ – With thousands of press releases posted every week, it can be difficult to keep up to date with everything about Cision. To help journalists and consumers stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a recap of some of the week’s top stories you shouldn’t miss.
The list below includes the title (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on press release titles to access related media resources available for download.
- Voyager Concludes Successful Auction and Announces Agreement for FTX to Acquire its Assets
Voyager Digital Ltd. (“Voyager” or the “Company”) (OTCPink: VYGVQ) (FRA: UCD2) today announced that after multiple rounds of bidding in a highly competitive bidding process that lasted two weeks , its operating company Voyager Digital LLC, selected West Realm Shires Inc. (“FTX US”) as the highest and best bid for its assets. The Official Unsecured Creditors Committee (“UCC”) actively participated in the competitive auction and supports the winning bid from FTX US.
- Tim Hortons celebrate National Coffee Day on September 29 with exclusive limited-edition Tims Run Club apparel
Tim Hortons celebrates National Coffee Day on September 29 in style with unique and exciting customer opportunities from Canada favorite coffee* and a classic pastime – Tim’s Race. In honor of the millions of Canadians who run a Tim Run every day before work, at lunchtime or on the way home, Tim Hortons launches an exclusive line of limited-edition Tims Run Club apparel.
- Canopy Growth Announces Divestiture of Canadian Retail Operations
Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC) announced today that the Company has entered into agreements to divest its retail business through Canada which includes stores operated under the Tweed and Tokyo Smoke banners. The announcement reinforces the company’s focus on advancing its path to profitability as a premium branded cannabis and consumer packaged goods (CPG) company.
- Iconic Vancouver weekly, The Georgia Straight, acquired by Overstory Media Group to re-emphasize local arts and culture
Overstory Media Group (“Overstory”) is proud to announce the acquisition of The Georgia Straight (“The Straight”), from Canada the largest urban weekly. The move fires the 55-year-old Vancouverbased on news, lifestyle and entertainment at the West Coast property following its 2020 acquisition by Torontobased at Media Central Corporation Inc.
- Air Canada Welcomes Government of Canada’s Decision to Unmask, Test and Enforce ArriveCan Requirements
“Air Canada welcomes the removal of these restrictions, recognizing that air travel is safe and that the measures were not justified by science. We believe this will make travel much easier, help to continue to stabilize the country’s air transport sector and support from Canada economy. Customers and crew will still have the option to wear masks and we also encourage customers to monitor their own health to ensure they feel well and fit to travel,” said Craig LandryExecutive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Air Canada.
- Scotiabank Announces by Brian J Porter retirement, names Scott Thompson as President and CEO
Scotiabank today announced by Brian Porter decision to retire as President and Chief Executive Officer, January 31, 2023. With this announcement, Scotiabank’s Board of Directors appointed Scott Thompson as Chief Executive Officer of Scotiabank, effective February 1, 2023. Mr. Thomson is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning International Inc. and a member of Scotiabank’s Board of Directors since 2016. Mr. Thomson will initially serve as President, effective December 1, 2022responsible for the Bank’s business lines: Canadian Banking, Global Banking and Markets, Global Wealth Management and International Banking.
- Hammerhead Resources Inc. and Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation IV Announce 1.39 billion Canadian dollars Trade suit; The combined company will be listed on Nasdaq
Hammerhead Resources Inc., a Calgarya London-based energy company (“Hammerhead”) and Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation IV (Nasdaq: DCRD, DCRDW, DCRDU), a special purpose acquisition company (“DCRD”), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a combination business that values Hammerhead at 1.39 billion Canadian dollars.
- Indigenous Communities and Enbridge Announce Historic Capital Partnership
“We are very pleased to join our Indigenous partners in this historic collaboration,” said monaco, President and Chief Executive Officer of Enbridge. “We believe this partnership exemplifies how Enbridge and Indigenous communities can work together, not only to protect the environment, but also to own and operate critical energy infrastructure.
- Government of Canada to remove effective COVID-19 border and travel measures October 1st
The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including modeling which indicates that Canada far exceeded the peak of the wave powered by Omicron BA.4 and BA.5, from Canada high vaccination rates, lower hospitalization and mortality rates, as well as the availability and use of vaccine boosters (including a new bivalent formulation), rapid tests and treatments for COVID-19.
- Nearly half of Canadians fear becoming victims of cybercrimes in the coming year: New RBC Cybersecurity Poll
A new RBC cybersecurity survey shows that while most Canadians (71%) are aware of various types of cyberthreats to their personal information, nearly half of Canadians (47%) fear becoming victims of cybercrimes . in the coming year.
- Pizza Hut Canada partners with Serve Robotics to step into the future of pizza delivery with new door-to-door robot delivery service
Pizza Hut® Canada is embarking on its latest pizza innovation with the launch of its new robot delivery service. The national chain is partnering with Serve Robotics, the leading autonomous sidewalk delivery company, to run a two-week pilot program in Vancouver, BC From now until September 30select Vancouver customers who place an order through the Pizza Hut app can have their favorite menu items delivered directly to their door via a robot.
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