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Advocis Invites Advisors, Families and Youth to ‘Get Started’ With Financial Literacy for Financial Literacy Month 2021

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Toronto, ON, Oct. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, has announced its Financial Literacy Month initiatives for 2021, with highlights including a continued focus on youth via an activity-based ‘Fin Lit Kit’ and financial literacy game on the hugely-popular Roblox platform. Through the continuation of the fun and fictitious Junior Financial Advisor designation introduced in 2020, Advocis hopes to connect financial literacy with kids both through fun activities with their families and in the online gaming spaces they already enjoy.

With COVID-19 continuing to shape headlines throughout 2021, Advocis also held an advisor poll on how financial literacy and the pandemic connected this year within their practices compared to identical questions asked in our 2020 survey, receiving responses from more than 250 of their advisor members across Canada. Overall, these results reflected the growing importance and engagement of consumers with financial literacy. Among the findings:
47% indicated that they experienced …
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Mereo BioPharma’s Etigilimab/Opdivo Combo Achieves One Complete Response in Cervical Cancer

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Mereo BioPharma Group plc (NASDAQ: MREO) reported interim data from ACTIVATE Phase 1b/2 study of its anti-TIGIT antibody, etigilimab, in combination with Bristol Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY) Opdivo (nivolumab) in select recurrent advanced/metastatic solid tumors.
As of the cut-off date, one complete response in cervical cancer, one partial response in ovarian cancer, and four …
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Canada Plastics Pact Welcomes 15 New Partners

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OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canada Plastics Pact is excited to be welcoming 15 new Partners following last month’s release of it’s shared action plan to build a circular economy for plastics packaging in Canada. The new Partners announced today include leading consumer goods organizations, provincial and municipal governments, resin producers, recyclers, a bio-based plastics startup, one of Canada’s largest waste management companies, a new non-profit Producer Responsibility Organization and leading non-profit organizations from across the country.
Since the CPP launched in January 2021, the CPP has doubled in size to include 81 leading industry, NGO, and public sector organizations who together account for over a third of the plastics packaging in the market nationally. These Partners are working collaboratively towards ambitious 2025 targets to create a circular economy for plastics packaging in Canada where it stays in the economy and out of the environment. This has included the release of Roadmap to 2025: A shared action plan to build a circular economy for plastics …
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HealthRecon Connect Successfully Completes SOC 1(R) Type 1 Examination

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DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HealthRecon Connect, leading revenue cycle management solutions provider to Healthcare Providers based in the US, reaffirmed its commitment to internal security controls by successfully completing the System and Organizational Controls SOC 1(R) Type 1 examination. The report independently audited by Stakes CPA, LLC, validates that HealthRecon’s infrastructure, controls, policies, and procedures meet and/or exceeded the SOC 1(R) Type 1 criteria as of July 1, …
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