Human rights concerns loom over sale of Canadian helicopters to the Philippines – Canadian Business

Human rights concerns loom over sale of Canadian helicopters to the Philippines – Canadian Business – Your Source For Business News. OTTAWA _ The Canadian government is facilitating the sale of 16 helicopters to the Philippine military, which human rights groups have accused of killing civilians and committing other atrocities…

I-5 Holdings Ltd. acquires controlling interest in management rights for West Hollywood Marijuana Dispensary for $13.5 Million USD

Tickers: Tags: Medicinal Marijuana Vancouver, BC / TheNewswire / November 28, 2017 – I-5 Holdings Ltd. ("I-5") a Canadian investment firm is please to announce that it has acquired controlling management rights to a West Hollywood California medical marijuana dispensary for $ 13.5 Million USD. The transaction represents the second…

Commitment letter signed for new generation, automated hydraulic drilling rig, and Announcement of Total Voting Rights

Tickers: PINX:CANIF, XTSX:ZEETags: Oil & Gas Calgary, AB / TheNewswire / November 1, 2017 – Zenith Energy Ltd. ("Zenith" or the "Company") (LSE: ZEN; TSX.V: ZEE), the dual listed international oil & gas production company operating the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan, is pleased to announce that it has signed…

Berkwood Resource Ltd. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan

Tickers: XTSX:BKRTags: Mining September 21st, 2017 / TheNewswire / VANCOUVER, B.C. – Berkwood Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: BKR) (USA: CZSVF) (FSE: BK2 WKN: A110N3) ("Berkwood" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has adopted a shareholder rights plan (the "Plan"). The Plan is designed…

I-5 Holdings Ltd to Acquire Controlling Interest in Management Rights for Orange County Marijuana Dispensary for $7.5 million

Tickers: Tags: Medicinal Marijuana Vancouver, B.C / TheNewswire / September 19, 2017 – I-5 Holdings Ltd., a Canadian investment firm, has agreed to purchase a controlling interest in the management rights of an Orange County medical marijuana dispensary for $ 7.5 million, the firm announced today. It is one of…

Graphene 3D Lab Secures IP Rights for Low Load Carbon-Silver Conductive Adhesive.

Tickers: XOTC:GPHBF, XTSX:GGGTags: Technology March 9, 2017 — Calverton, NY / TheNewswire / Graphene 3D Lab Inc. (TSX-V: GGG, OTCQB: GPHBF) ("Graphene 3D") is pleased to announce that it has completed the development of an innovative carbon-silver adhesive material and filed a provisional patent application to secure the intellectual property…

Canadian Business and Human Rights

http://www.youtube.com/v/nIl7j6z2488?fs=1 http://www.youtube.com/amnestycanada Amnesty’s Business and Human Rights program is about making sure companies respect human rights. This blog draws attention to issues of corporate accountability, human rights violations, and the need for legislation to hold Canadian companies accountable. We focus primarily on Canadian mining, oil and gas companies, as well…