Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT Successfully Completes Acquisition of Generation Healthcare REIT

NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:NWH) (NorthWest) today announces that NorthWest Australia(NorthWest Australia) has completed the acquisition of all the outstanding units in Generation Healthcare REIT (ASX:GHC) (Generation) – a $600M+ Australian healthcare real estate portfolio comprising 16 properties including hospitals, medical centers, laboratories, aged care facilities along with an accretive $230M+ development pipeline.  NorthWest also announces that NorthWest Australia has today passed a resolution as sole unitholder of Generation to appoint NorthWest Healthcare Australia RE Limited, as the responsible entity of Generation in place of APN Funds Management Limited.

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MedReleaf Corp. Announces Distribution Agreement with CannaKorp Inc.

MedReleaf Corp. (TSX: LEAF), North America’s first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified producer of cannabis-based pharmaceutical products, today announced a multi-year licensing and distribution agreement with Massachusetts-based CannaKorp Inc. (“CannaKorp”), makers of the world’s first single-use, pod-based cannabis vaporizing system, the CannaCloud™.

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Nexus REIT completes $147 million acquisition

Nexus Real Estate Investment Trust (TSXV: NXR.UN) (“Nexus” or the “REIT“) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of a 100% interest in two properties and a 50% interest in 24 properties located throughout the Greater Montreal Area, the Greater Quebec City Area, and New Brunswick, comprising a total of 1,531,574 sq. ft. of gross leasable area (at Nexus’ ownership interests) for a purchase price of approximately $147 million.

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eBay Canada Launches Price Match Guarantee

Today, eBay announced the launch of a Price Match Guarantee in the Canadian market, just in time for its summer Deals event, running July 10-18 at eBay.ca/deals. Launching on Monday, July 10, this new eBay program guarantees that eligible deals will be offered at the best price online, or eBay will match the lower price of a competitor.
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Amazon Prime Day: Thirty Hours, Hundreds of Thousands of Deals on July 11


The third annual Prime Day will be Tuesday, July 11, with hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for Prime members around the world. New this year, members in Canada can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping starting at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET on Monday, July 10 – and new deals as often as every five minutes. Continue reading Amazon Prime Day: Thirty Hours, Hundreds of Thousands of Deals on July 11

Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 0.50 Percent Next Week

In a tight vote, the C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 0.50 percent at its next announcement on July 12, 2017.  The MPC called for the Bank to hike to 0.75 percent at the following announcement in September, with further hikes to 1.00 by January 2018 and 1.25 by July 2018.

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A&W: Free Root Beer Day on July 22nd

A&W Canada is now serving up frosty mugs of root beer made with natural cane sugar and all-natural flavours such as sarsaparilla root, licorice, birch bark, and anise. The company has been on a relentless journey to source natural ingredients and the launch of A&W Root Beer® crafted with natural ingredients marks a significant milestone.

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Home Capital Closes Tranche of Commercial Mortgage Asset Sale and Announces Early Payout of a Retail Consumer Loan Portfolio

Home Capital Group Inc. (the “Company” TSX: HCG) today reported it has received proceeds of approximately $225 million for the closing of certain commercial mortgage assets sold as previously announced. The Company expects to receive further proceeds during the third quarter as the next tranche of the transaction is completed.

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