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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Investigators say they have found a fourth gun at the scene where a one-year-old boy was shot dead. They say three officers opened fire on the baby's father after his pickup truck crashed into a cruiser, injuring an officer. The Special Investigations Unit says the boy in the back seat was killed by gunfire. His 33-year-old father and a provincial police officer were injured. The SIU says there were three police-issued firearms at the scene, and they found a handgun in the pickup truck. The incident, which followed an alleged child abduction, occurred Thursday in Kawartha Lakes, Ont. An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday morning. "The SIU appreciates the public interest in this tragic case and is doing what it can to get answers to the public as quickly as possible while ensuring that the integrity of the investigation is not compromised," the agency said in a statement. "We ask for the public’s continued patience. The father and police officer were both in hospital in stable condition, the SIU said. Four investigators, two forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist were probing the incident, the SIU said, and three officers are under investigation. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 27, 2020. The Canadian Press
LOS ANGELES — With many small businesses struggling to hold on during the coronavirus pandemic, Issa Rae believes now is the time to support independent stores more than ever. The creator and star of HBO series “Insecure” strongly encourages people to shop locally as part of Small Business Saturday, a couple days after Thanksgiving. She said the initiative created by American Express, for which she is a compensated endorser, can help give an extra push during the holidays to small businesses who have gone into survival mode. Rae said using “word of mouth” and tagging a business on social media tremendously helps. “Survival is on the line,” the Emmy-nominated actor said in a recent interview. “You’re seeing the pandemic shut down so many businesses and businesses are struggling. I think now is the best time to shoutout some of the places that literally need you to keep their doors open.” While growing up, Rae learned the importance of shopping at small businesses from her grandparents and mother while living in Inglewood, California. As a child, she initially wanted to shop the popular brands, but ultimately saw the value of spending her own dollars in her neighbourhood as she grew older. “For some reason in my mind, it was ingrained that these businesses weren’t good enough because they didn’t have the means to advertise on television," she said. “I felt like we were getting the low brand version of what I really wanted. But as I grew up, I realized — while embracing my neighbourhood — how harmful that perspective was.” On Saturday, Rae will be purchasing products from a few Black-owned businesses including Queen Boutique in Los Angeles. The actor also became a partner and co-owner of a coffee shop called Hilltop Coffee and Kitchen in Inglewood last year. So far, during the pandemic, Rae has watched several businesses close down, which she says “breaks my heart." “These are the people within our community,” she said. “These are the people who are thinking of us first. That is valuable as a consumer to know that you’re in a business owner’s mind.” Jonathan Landrum Jr., The Associated Press
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PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign's latest effort to challenge the state’s election results.Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the judges' assessment that the “campaign’s claims have no merit.”“Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so. Charges require specific allegations and then proof. We have neither here,” 3rd Circuit Judge Stephanos Bibas, a Trump appointee, wrote for the three-judge panel, all appointed by Republican presidents.The case had been argued last week in a lower court by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who insisted during five hours of oral arguments that the 2020 presidential election had been marred by widespread fraud in Pennsylvania. However, Giuliani failed to offer any tangible proof of that in court.U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann had said the campaign's error-filled complaint, “like Frankenstein’s Monster, has been haphazardly stitched together” and denied Giuliani the right to amend it for a second time.The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called any revisions “futile.” Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith and Judge Michael Chagares were on the panel with Bibas, a former University of Pennsylvania law professor. Trump’s sister, Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, sat on the court for 20 years, retiring in 2019.“Voters, not lawyers, choose the president. Ballots, not briefs, decide elections,” Bibas said in the opinion, which also denied the campaign's request to stop the state from certifying its results, a demand he called “breathtaking.”In fact, Pennsylvania officials had announced Tuesday that they had certified their vote count for President-elect Joe Biden, who defeated Trump by more than 80,000 votes in the state. Nationally, Biden and running mate Kamala Harris garnered nearly 80 million votes, a record in U.S. presidential elections.Trump has said he hopes the Supreme Court will intervene in the race as it did in 2000, when its decision to stop the recount in Florida gave the election to Republican George W. Bush. On Nov. 5, as the vote count continued, Trump posted a tweet saying the “U.S. Supreme Court should decide!”Ever since, Trump and his surrogates have attacked the election as flawed and filed a flurry of lawsuits to try to block the results in six battleground states. But they’ve found little sympathy from judges, nearly all of whom dismissed their complaints about the security of mail-in ballots, which millions of people used to vote from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.Trump perhaps hopes a Supreme Court he helped steer toward a conservative 6-3 majority would be more open to his pleas, especially since the high court upheld Pennsylvania’s decision to accept mail-in ballots through Nov. 6 by only a 4-4 vote last month. Since then, Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett has joined the court.“The activist judicial machinery in Pennsylvania continues to cover up the allegations of massive fraud,” Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tweeted after Friday's ruling. “On to SCOTUS!”In the case at hand, the Trump campaign asked to disenfranchise the state’s 6.8 million voters or at least “cherry-pick” the 1.5 million who voted by mail in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and other Democratic-leaning areas, the appeals court said.“One might expect that when seeking such a startling outcome, a plaintiff would come formidably armed with compelling legal arguments and factual proof of rampant corruption,” Brann wrote in his scathing ruling on Nov. 21. “That has not happened.”A separate Republican challenge that reached the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week seeks to stop the state from further certifying any races on the ballot. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is fighting that effort, saying it would prevent the state’s legislature and congressional delegation from being seated in the coming weeks.On Thursday, Trump said the Nov. 3 election was still far from over. Yet he offered the clearest signal to date that he would leave the White House peaceably on Jan. 20 if the Electoral College formalizes Biden’s win.“Certainly I will. But you know that,” Trump said at the White House, taking questions from reporters for the first time since Election Day.On Friday, however, he continued to baselessly attack Detroit, Atlanta and other Democratic cities with large Black populations as the source of “massive voter fraud.” And he claimed, without evidence, that a Pennsylvania poll watcher had uncovered computer memory drives that “gave Biden 50,000 votes” apiece.All 50 states must certify their results before the Electoral College meets on Dec. 14, and any challenge to the results must be resolved by Dec. 8. Biden won both the Electoral College and popular vote by wide margins.Maryclaire Dale, The Associated Press
REGINA — Saskatchewan is reporting 329 new cases of COVID-19 and says four more people who tested positive for the virus have died. Officials say the patients were 70 and older. The deaths bring the total number of people in the province to die from the novel coronavirus to 44. The Ministry of Health says many of the new infections are in Saskatoon and Regina. There are 111 people in hospital and 16 of them are receiving intensive care. New public health measures that started today include suspension of group sports and a 30-person gathering limit inside public venues.The cap applies to bingo halls, worship services, casinos and receptions for weddings and funerals.The Saskatchewan Party government announced added health measures Wednesday after weeks of rising cases that have driven up hospitalizations.Although formal competition is prohibited, athletes and dancers who are 18 years old and younger can still practise in groups of eight if they stay far enough apart and wear masks — which are now required in all indoor fitness facilities. No more than four people can sit together at a bar or restaurant and tables must be three metres apart if they are not separated by a barrier. Large retail stores also have to cut their capacity by half.The measures are to be in place until Dec. 17.Premier Scott Moe has acknowledged that public health steps taken to date haven't been enough to slow the COVID-19 virus from moving through communities and into workplaces and schools.He has said the latest measures will have a considerable impact on people's lives and no decision has been made on whether to provide financial support to businesses curtailed by the restrictions. Moe is trying to avoid a second shutdown of non-essential businesses because he fears job losses and the toll on people's well-being. The Opposition NDP along with hundreds of doctors and a nurses union have expressed concern that Moe hasn't moved quickly enough to bring in restrictions to stem the surge of COVID-19. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 27, 2020Stephanie Taylor, The Canadian Press
The Kansas City Chiefs are joining with the Missouri State High School Activities Association and the NFL Foundation to launch a state chapter of InsideOut, a national initiative that is designed to empower and equip school communities to implement purpose-based athletics.Since its inception in 2015, the InsideOut program has provided training for educational leaders, athletic administrators, coaches and others in the community. It supports schools in redefining and reframing sports as a platform for youth development.“Social-emotional and character development is a critical approach to ensuring young athletes develop the important life skills that will stay with them long after organized sports are done: empathy, determination, courage, self-esteem, dignity and more,” said former Chiefs linebacker Gary Spani, now their director of the club’s community engagement team.The importance of that has been underscored as school systems across the country deal with COVID-19, which has forced millions of students into virtual learning and impacted a variety of sports programs.“Returning the focus on the purpose of high school sports and activities to preparing students for life after high school through the avenue of sports and activities will have a tremendous effect on the social-emotional and character development of students across Missouri,” said Dr. Kerwin Urhahn, the executive director of the Missouri State High School Athletic Association. “As we continue to deal with the many challenges before us, this initiative is timely and critical at this point in our society.”TURKEY TIMENew York Giants offensive co-ordinator Jason Garrett experienced something very rare on Thanksgiving. He wasn’t working a game for the first time since 2005.Garrett had spent the previous 13 years seasons as coach with the Dallas Cowboys, the last decade as their coach. The Cowboys traditionally play on Thanksgiving.Before arriving in Dallas, he had been the Dolphins’ quarterbacks coach. In 2006, Miami had a Thanksgiving game against the Detroit Lions, the other team that always plays on turkey day.All Garrett had to do Thursday was go to practice with the Giants to prepare for Sunday’s game in Cincinnati.“You know, when I was playing with the Cowboys in the 90s, we played on Thanksgiving every year back then as well,” Garrett said Friday. “So I’ve been really fortunate to play on Thanksgiving a lot throughout my life. And those are great experiences. But it was a little bit different yesterday, a little bit more of a traditional Thanksgiving. And that’s pretty good, too.”COMEBACK BIDMiami Dolphins receiver Antonio Callaway is mounting an NFL comeback and says he has learned from past mistakes.Drug issues have slowed Callaway’s career since college at Florida, where he had other brushes with the law. He missed the first half of this season serving a drug-related suspension.Now, Callaway said he meets with coaches before and after practice and has a structured schedule that allows little free time. He was asked this week what he would tell his 17-year-old self.“I’d say, why did I make the choices I’ve made?” he said. “But you live and you learn. Lessons learned.”Callaway caught 43 passes for 586 yards and five touchdowns as a rookie for Cleveland in 2018. He has nine receptions since, including his first for Miami last week.GRAHAM'S GREEN BAY HOMECOMINGSunday marks a homecoming of sorts for Chicago’s Jimmy Graham as the Bears visit Green Bay, where the veteran tight end spent the last two seasons.Graham wasn’t particularly productive in his brief stint with the Packers. His five touchdown catches with Chicago this season match his two-year total with Green Bay.But his former teammates say those numbers don’t reflect Graham’s contributions with the Packers. They say he was a great leader and locker-room presence.“Jimmy’s like a pit bull because everybody’s got this perception of how the guy is: little rough tough exterior, not the most approachable maybe, not knowing too much about him," Packers wide receiver Davante Adams said. "And I own a pit bull, so just to let you know how I feel about them. But once you get to know them, they’re one of the most loyal creatures in the world and will do anything for you."Like I said, they’ll be there for you through thick and thin. So that’s kind of the way I think of Jimmy.”___AP Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner and Sports Writers Dave Skretta, Tom Canavan, Steven Wine and Steve Megargee contributed.___More AP NFL coverage: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFLThe Associated Press
Beset by ongoing questions about Canada's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to assuage the public with assurances most Canadians could be inoculated by September 2021, with distribution led by a former NATO commander.Trudeau faced a barrage of questions about when and how such a rollout would unfold at a morning press conference on Friday, acknowledging public anxiety amid alarming infection rates and hospitalizations that have already scuttled holiday hopes for much of the country.But while promising vaccine news offered "light at the end of the tunnel," Trudeau said "we must hold on a little longer.""What really matters is when we get across the finish line ... The fact that the doctors highlighted that if all goes according to plan, we should be able to have the majority of Canadians vaccinated by next September, puts us in very good stead," he said, offering the government's most specific timeline yet."We're going to continue to do everything we can to deliver for Canadians, listening to experts working with top people to make sure that we're doing this right, and quickly and safely." Trudeau said Canada has turned to Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin to lead distribution and handle logistics that include cold storage requirements, data sharing, and reaching Indigenous communities. He insisted Ottawa was committed to working with the provinces and territories on securing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible. That wasn't good enough for Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who later Friday roasted Trudeau for failing to give provinces and territories specific information they need for a potential vaccine launch.Ford said a conference call Trudeau held with premiers Thursday night was sorely lacking."I didn't get the answer we wanted to hear, none of the premiers got the answer they wanted to hear," said Ford, who appeared at a Friday press conference alongside the new head of the Ontario's vaccine distribution task force, retired Gen. Rick Hillier."I can't emphasize enough to the prime minister: The clock is ticking. We're going to be hopefully getting these vaccines sometime — again, hopefully — in January. I asked him the three simple questions: When are we getting it? What type of vaccine are we getting? And how much of that vaccine are we getting? To have Gen. Hillier make a proper plan, we need to know." Ontario called on the federal government to immediately disclose its allocation plan, noting reports that other countries have already announced plans to receive doses. U.S. officials have said 6.4 million doses of Pfizer’s vaccine could reach some priority citizens within 24 hours of regulatory clearance, while Moderna's vaccine could be available by the end of the year, although the general public likely wouldn't get doses until the spring.No matter when a vaccine arrives in Canada, Hillier said Ontario's vaccine distribution plans would be ready on Dec. 31.In Ottawa, Procurement Minister Anita Anand also faced questions over a precise delivery date but insisted she is in constant contact with suppliers to make sure they can be deployed as soon as they are approved for use."This is a complex process. This is an uncertain environment. But we are on top of it," said Anand."I personally will make sure that we have vaccines in place in Canada when Health Canada has provided the regulatory approval."Trudeau's September timeline was echoed by deputy chief public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo, who had last week suggested the possibility of a fall goal line for vaccinating the majority of Canadians.Njoo said Friday the Prime Minister's prediction is "in the same ballpark" as previous rollout plans, and a good target to work towards.But he cautioned there are still "a lot of unknowns.""Certainly we've always been sort of optimistic, cautiously optimistic, about what the vaccination rollout will look like," said Njoo."Right now it's a bit of a moving target. We have two vaccines which are very promising but they're still in the process of going through the regulatory process. If all goes well, and they are approved, then they're the first two out of the pipeline."The news follows more alarming daily COVID-19 case numbers from Ontario, which reported a record 1,855 new cases, and 20 more deaths on Friday.Quebec reported 1,269 new COVID-19 infections and 38 more deaths linked to the virus, including nine that occurred in the past 24 hours. Ottawa has finalized agreements with five vaccine makers and is in advanced negotiations with two more.The deals would secure 194 million doses with the option to buy another 220 million, according to Public Services and Procurement Canada.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 27, 2020.Cassanda Szklarski, The Canadian Press
The Las Vegas Raiders have positioned themselves to make a run at what would be just their second playoff appearance since reaching the Super Bowl during the 2002 season. A year ago, in their last year in Oakland, the Raiders entered the stretch run with a 6-4 records - the same mark they have heading into Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. ''We're definitely a better team this year, but we have to - and I mean have to - finish this season better than we did last year,'' quarterback Derek Carr said.
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The organizer of the Halloween house decorating contest in Innisfil is back with a new contest just in time for Christmas. Jennifer Richardson has created Light it up Innisfil as way to keep the safe festive times going. “Same idea, same contest. Same everything, just Christmas style instead of Halloween,” said Richardson, who had 94 households participate in her Halloween decorating contest. Participants in the contest paid an entry fee of $10 and competed for best decorated in their wards, and in other categories. “We were able to give the (Innisfil) food bank and Christmas 4 Kids each just over $500, and they needed it,” she said. “It was crazy how empty the shelves were.” The Christmas house decorating contest is once again going to support those two charities. “All of our schools usually do such huge fundraisers for them and they can’t, which is why I chose them,” Richardson said. Residents looking to participate should join the Light it up Innisfil Facebook page. The cost to enter the contest is $10. Local politicians have once again agreed to judge, with winners being picked for each municipal ward, MP and MPP’s favourites, Mayor’s choice, Friends of the Library’s choice, and online voting for the best lighting display and best inflatable display. Judging will happen between Dec. 11 and Dec. 18. “Anyone can come and check out the lights, and they’ll have access to see the map online, but only Innisfil residents will be allowed to vote,” Richardson said. Richardson said she has already had local businesses reach out to donate prizes, including items from Koala Tea, Cookstown Antique Market, Due North Photography, Hot Box Huts, Nubridge Auto, and Telus. Richardson said she will be randomly drawing winners for prizes, too, so she encourages everyone to enter. “It doesn’t matter what your decorations are, big or small, just enter,” she said. “At the end of the day, it’s for a great cause, for two very well deserving community charities.” For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/LightitupInnisfilShane MacDonald, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Barrie Advance
Photo 1 Designs of TAAT™ packs that will be offered for sale at tobacco retailers in Ohio beginning this quarter.With the launch of TAAT™ in Ohio currently underway, the Company is pleased to announce that the digital marketing campaign for its TryTAAT landing page has distributed approximately 13 million advertisements, with over 3.7 million ad engagements and visits to TryTAAT originating from more than 90 countries internationally despite no current advertising outside of the United States. The Company has also released new TAAT™ pack designs featuring a “Buy one, get one free” offer which will be incorporated into the Company’s rollout strategy for selling TAAT™ at retail in Ohio in its early stages. LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TAAT™ LIFESTYLE & WELLNESS LTD. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQB: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP2) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that the launch of its flagship product TAAT™ continues in Ohio, with positive performance of digital marketing initiatives, a sustained production rate of both Beyond Tobacco™ and TAAT™, and further growth of interest in TAAT™ from both legal aged smokers as well as Ohio-based tobacco retailers. TAAT™ remains on schedule to be available for purchase in Ohio in Q4 2020. In its September 29, 2020 press release, the Company released mockups of provisional packaging designs for TAAT™ which were designed to align the product line’s appearance with incumbent brands of tobacco cigarettes. The Company has finalized the TAAT™ packaging designs for each of the Original, Smooth, and Menthol varieties for the launch, which will feature a “Buy one, get one free” offer (commonly referred to as “BOGO”) to provide greater value to legal aged smokers who are early-stage purchasers of TAAT™ and encourage lengthier trials of the product at no additional cost.The Company has developed Beyond Tobacco™, which is the base material of TAAT™, containing no nicotine or tobacco. Beyond Tobacco™ is characterized by its similar properties to actual tobacco such as the volume of smoke and “crackling” sound resulting from combustion, as well as a tobacco-like taste and smell created by a patent-pending refinement technique for the material. By offering legal aged smokers the choice to continue the experiences they enjoy while leaving nicotine behind, the Company is positioning TAAT™ as a direct competitor to leading brands of tobacco cigarettes.On October 30, 2020, the Company launched a digital marketing campaign to attract traffic to TryTAAT (http://trytaat.com), a landing page that provides information about TAAT™ and allows legal aged smokers in the United States to request a free sample of TAAT™ in any of its varieties. As of this writing, approximately 13 million advertisements have been distributed and there have been over 3.7 million engagements with TAAT™ advertisements in this campaign. These engagements have yielded several thousand confirmed requests for mailed samples of TAAT™ to addresses in the United States. The Company intends to upwardly scale digital advertising initiatives for TAAT™ following its availability in Ohio tobacco retailers this quarter to build upon its current momentum.Daniel A. Pasco, Chief Executive Officer of Adfuel Media Inc., a digital media service provider to the Company commented, “We have not seen consumer engagement and traction for a new product like what we have seen for TAAT™ with any other company for whom we have administered online advertising campaigns. Despite targeting advertisements for TAAT™ to strategically chosen market segments, much of the web traffic to TryTAAT appears to originate from sources other than our ads, including many direct type-ins. This suggests that the campaign is already benefiting from organic growth through personal referrals, which is one of the most powerful metrics in this industry. Although our campaigns for TAAT™ are being conducted solely in the United States at this time, we have detected traffic from more than 90 countries internationally. We are very encouraged by the results thus far and look forward to rolling out the campaign on a larger scale.”As a result of the Company’s decision to provide a BOGO offer as part of the current TAAT™ launch, new pack designs have been created to include a voucher that can be redeemed for a complimentary pack of TAAT™ from any tobacco retailer who carries TAAT™ products. Packs with the new designs, as pictured below, are currently in production and are set to arrive at the facility of the Company’s contract manufacturing partner within the next ten days. Finished TAAT™ sticks will then be placed into the BOGO offer packs and corresponding cartons, loaded onto 1,440-carton pallets, and stored in the warehouse of the Company’s contract manufacturing partner from which the pallets will be shipped to Ohio.A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/b32a0085-a88f-4abe-84df-76e383e045a7Readers using news aggregation services may be unable to view the media above. Please access SEDAR or the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website for a version of this press release containing all published media.Pat Bell, Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s first distribution partner ADCO Distributors, Inc. commented, “Interest in TAAT™ has grown tremendously over the past couple of weeks. Our retail customers have been very intrigued and we are processing orders from both chain and independent tobacco retailer accounts in Ohio. Additionally, despite making no outbound efforts to solicit orders of TAAT™ outside of Ohio, several retailers from Ohio border states have sought us out and enthusiastically expressed interest in ordering TAAT™ from us. Interest in TAAT™ from tobacco retailer accounts has been unprecedented in comparison to other newly launched products that we have helped bring to market. This is evidenced by our customers' receptiveness to place advance orders for TAAT™ and their confidence in the product to be well-received by the legal aged smokers that shop in their stores. I can say that TAAT™ is the first new product that I can remember that has had this much interest before it has even hit the store shelves.”TAAT™ Chief Executive Officer Setti Coscarella said, “For any launch in the consumer packaged goods category, it is always an exciting time to concurrently build interest in the product with both your target market and the retailers from whom they will purchase the product. Because this involves a combination of B2C marketing and B2B relationship building on top of behind-the-scenes activities such as establishing a supply chain, it is important to emphasize that this process is a marathon and not a race. As our objective is to capture market share in one of the most ruthlessly competitive industries in the world, nothing can be rushed in our launch strategy because it is very important to make a compelling first impression. We have already secured purchase orders from several chain and independent tobacco retailers in Ohio, which will comprise our initial batch of retail partners for when TAAT™ will first be available at retail this quarter. From there, the focus is on growing our roster of retail partners, which will be an integral part of our KPIs going forward. At all levels, we have felt very welcomed in Ohio so far, which is something we are eager to reciprocate by offering smokers in Ohio a better product than traditional tobacco cigarettes.”On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company,TAAT™ LIFESTYLE & WELLNESS LTD.“Setti Coscarella”Setti Coscarella, CEO and DirectorFor further information, please contact:TAAT™ Investor Relations 1-833-TAAT-USA (1-833-822-8872) firstname.lastname@example.orgTHE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE (CSE) HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR ADEQUACY OF THIS RELEASE.About TAAT™ Lifestyle & Wellness Ltd.The Company has developed TAAT™, which is a tobacco-free and nicotine-free alternative to traditional cigarettes offered in "Original", "Smooth", and "Menthol" varieties. TAAT™'s base material is Beyond Tobacco™, a proprietary blend which undergoes a patent-pending refinement technique causing its scent and taste to resemble tobacco. Under executive leadership with "Big Tobacco" pedigree, TAAT™ is launching in the United States in Q4 2020 as the Company seeks to position itself in the $814 billion1 global tobacco industry.For more information, please visit http://taatusa.com.References1 British American Tobacco - The Global MarketForward Looking StatementsThis news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Often, but not always, forward-looking information and information can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “estimates”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur, or be achieved. Forward-looking information in this news release includes statements regarding the potential launch of Beyond Tobacco™, in addition to the following: Potential outcomes from the Company’s digital marketing campaigns and potential performance of the “BOGO” promotion as part of the launch of TAAT™. The forward-looking information reflects management’s current expectations based on information currently available and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause outcomes to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking information. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed timeframes or at all. Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations include: (i) adverse market conditions; (ii) changes to the growth and size of the tobacco markets; and (iii) other factors beyond the control of the Company. The Company operates in a rapidly evolving environment. New risk factors emerge from time to time, and it is impossible for the Company’s management to predict all risk factors, nor can the Company assess the impact of all factors on Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ from those contained in any forward-looking information. The forward-looking information included in this news release are made as of the date of this news release and the Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.The statements in this news release have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. As each individual is different, the benefits, if any, of taking the Company’s products will vary from person to person. No claims or guarantees can be made as to the effects of the Company’s products on an individual’s health and well-being. The Company’s products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.This news release may contain trademarked names of third-party entities (or their respective offerings with trademarked names) typically in reference to (i) relationships had by the Company with such third-party entities as referred to in this release and/or (ii) client/vendor/service provider parties whose relationship with the Company is/are referred to in this release. All rights to such trademarks are reserved by their respective owners or licensees.Statement Regarding Third-Party Investor Relations FirmsDisclosures relating to investor relations firms retained by TAAT™ Lifestyle & Wellness Ltd. can be found under the Company's profile on http://sedar.com.
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This holiday season, Team Unbothered wants you to put your coins where your mouth is. So we’ve rounded up a list of dope businesses owned by Black women for you to support this Black Friday. Satin lined beanies, organic hair serums, pure matcha powders, poppin’ eyeshadow palettes, and more trustworthy Black-owned products are waiting patiently for you to scoop them up off the shelves. Hey, some are even on sale, if you're in the deal-hunting spirit. And for the ones that aren't taking part in the whirlwind of Cyber Week madness, you can never go wrong with dishing out a few extra bucks to support a Black-owned business.Here are 16 mostly independent brands fully run by Black women that you can support this year — because #BuyBlack should be more than a hashtag.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team, but if you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Grace EleyaeGrace Eleyae, "designs with hair care in mind." Her collection of silk and satin-lined accessories revolutionized black hairstyling and diversified the ways we can all rock a protective style. This year, 12 of the brand's Warm Slaps made it on to "Oprah's Favorite Things" list and will now forever dwell in the Oprah hall of fame. It's Black excellence at its finest.Here's The Deal: For Black Friday 2020, Grace Eleyae is taking 50% off of select items and doing buy-one-get-one-free on all adjustable and original Slaps. Shop Grace EleyaeGrace Eleyae Sea Blue Warm Slap, $, available at Grace EleyaeBread Beauty SupplyThis brand delivers, "hair care basics for not basic hair," and its critically-acclaimed selection of glossy serums, conditioning masks, and gentle shampoos was formulated specifically for 3a to 4c hair textures. Bread Beauty Supply's founder, Maeva Heim, aims to, "simplify wash days for all," and we are here for it. Here's The Deal: Take 15% off sitewide at Bread Beauty Supply this entire Cyber Week. No code necessary. Shop Bread Beauty SupplyBREAD BEAUTY SUPPLY Hair-Oil, $, available at bread beauty supplyBlack Girl SunscreenWe've all experienced the terrifying white-cast that appears on black skin after using a sunscreen that was not made for us, nor by us. This brand fixes that problem. Shontay Lundy founded this company in 2016 and her sunscreen now boasts an impressive 3,899 reviews that average out to a solid 5-star rating. This Black Friday, grab one Black Girl Sunscreen and get another one free. Shop Black Girl SunscreenBlack G, Black Girl Sunscreen Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30, $, available at Black Girl SunscreenOui The PeopleIn order to form a more perfect wellness routine, Oui The People's founder, Karen Young, made it her mission to reconstitute antiquated and unrealistic beauty standards. Her dynamic line of bath and body products prioritizes feeling great in our skin over simply looking great in our skin.Since launching in 2015, Oui The People has kept its promise of delivering well-thought-out products that cater to the common good of well, the people. Here's The Deal: This Black Friday save 10% on any of the brand's all-encompassing starter kits. Shop Oui The PeopleOui The People The Whole Mood Set, $, available at Oui The PeopleNappy Head ClubSisters, Rachel Topping and Rikki-Richelle, co-founded Nappy Head Club after being, "fed up with the lack of representation of 4c hair." Their brand is an agglomeration of black community resources, conversations, encouragement, and of course, fierce fashion.From "Good Hair" scarves to "New Growth" bucket hats, the Nappy Head Club has our curls covered in the best way possible. Head over to their site for a whimsical and unapologetically Black experience. From now until Monday, score up to 30% off on all Nappy Head Club products.Shop Nappy Head ClubNappy Head Club The Black Without Apology Tote Bag, $, available at Nappy Head ClubBLK + GRNThis Black artisan-run marketplace makes all-natural ingredients and Black wellness its number one priority. Each artisan is specifically chosen by, "Black women's health experts who know what an all-natural product looks like," in order to uphold the marketplace's values at heart. Here's The Deal: Check out BLK + GRN's collection of essential oils, handcrafted ceramics, baby products, and more artisanal treasures at its Early Access Black Friday sale. Shop BLK + GRNBasiclai Handcrafted Ceramic Watering Cans, $, available at BLK + GRNPat McGrath LabsIn 2019, Black British makeup artist, Pat McGrath, made it on Time's 100 Most Influential People list for reason. Her high-fashion make-up creations have shined on countless runways and her make-up line, aka her, "Golden Revolution," is a complete showstopper on its own. Here's The Deal: Pat McGrath Labs is giving 25% off purchases of $150 or less and taking 30% off of purchases of $150 or more this Black Friday.Shop Pat McGrath LabsPAT McGRATH LABS MTHRSHP MEGA: Celestial Divinity, $, available at PAT McGRATH LABSSienna NaturalsHanna Diop founded Sienna Naturals on a set of values stemming from her childhood. Growing up, although the products she used on her hair were all-natural, they still did not promote the overall health of her curls. So, instead of choosing between saving the planet or saving her hair, she created this restorative and eco-conscious black hair care line that does both.Here's The Deal: This Black Friday score two free lux silk scrunchies with your purchase of Salon in a Box. (Which apparently Issa Rae loves.)Shop Sienna NaturalsSienna Naturals Salon In A Box, $, available at Sienna NaturalsLove & SnowLove & Snow’s story began when founder, Love White, decided to solve her frustrating scalp issues with essential oils. Her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology and Public Health helped her perfect a 100% organic hair serum that fully moisturizes the scalp without leaving a greasy mess or any added irritation. You can snag her Restorative Hair and Scalp Serum or her new Intensive Hair and Scalp Tonic at her website. Shop Love & SnowLove and Snow Restorative Hair and Scalp Serum, $, available at Love and SnowFenty BeautyWe cannot do a round-up of Black women ran businesses without giving Bad Gal Ri Ri her flowers. Three years ago, instead of a new album, the mega pop star gifted us with top-quality inclusive cosmetics and built a makeup empire. Here's The Deal: This year, take 30% off all Fenty Beauty orders and get a free gift when you spend $75+ on Rihanna's new line, Fenty Skin. Shop Fenty BeautyFenty Beauty Stunna Boss Nudes Longwear Fluid Lip Color Trio, $, available at Fenty BeautyGolde.coGolde founder Trinity Mouzon Wofford started Golde in 2017 after watching her mother navigate rheumatoid arthritis. Inspired by the success her mom had with a holistic physician, Mouzon Wofford went on to create Golde as a means to make wellness more accessible for people of color. The brand launched with its highly acclaimed turmeric tonic blend before later expanding into skincare with a line of superfood masks. They also just released a new pure matcha powder, and earlier this year, Golde hit Sephora shelves — making Mouzon Wofford the youngest Black woman to launch a beauty line at the retail beauty giant.Shop Golde.coGolde Pure Matcha, $, available at goldeWrap LifeCrown the queen in your life with one of the gorgeous adornments from The Wrap Life. Based in Brooklyn, NY, The Wrap Life — which was created by Nnena Stella — offers head adornments headwraps, turbanettes, and more in an array of hand-printed designs. Stella has gained so much exposure since launching her headwraps in 2014 that she was tapped to style headwraps for the cover of Vogue Arabia in 2018.Shop Wrap LifeThe Wrap Life Peony Ribbed Turbanette, $, available at The Wrap LifeAlexandra WinbushAlexandra Winbush is the manifestation of Brittney Winbush, a creator and actress who is “lighting up the world, one candle at a time.” Based in Brooklyn New York, the wellness brand specializes in scented candles and flavored teas for all of your self care needs. While Alexandra Winbush has only been around for a few years, it’s already garnered quite a buzz. In fact, as Essence magazine pointed out earlier this year, Issa Rae is a fan.“Light, sip and play” at AlexandraWinbushAziza HandcraftedNew York’s Aziza Nicole has been creating one-of-a-kind adornments since childhood, thanks to her mother encouraging her to explore her talents in order to create the things she desired for herself. A painter, sculptor and builder, she’s now made a life of what she’s known for best: unisex adornments designed directly from her home studio, where she creates everything from cuffs to cuticle rings.Shop AzizaHandcraftedDorcas Creates UK-based artist Dorcas Magbadelo is “obsessed with Black women”— so much, that her entire online shop is dedicated to them. “I opened my Etsy store in October 2015 and it’s been great seeing the responses to my work,” she told UK blog I Want You To Know in 2017. “It’s always nice when people see themselves, their sisters or their cousins within my illustrations.” With a degree in fashion, Dorcas creates accessories and home goods adorned with gorgeous illustrations of fly Black women. From totes and t-shirts to notebooks and phone cases, you can find it all via Dorcas makes it.Shop Dorcas CreatesPholk Beauty It’s no secret that winter can be taxing on our skin, especially Black women, who are prone to hyperpigmentation and other skin conditions that can be exacerbated by cold, dry weather. Vegan skincare brand Pholk Beauty seeks to address those issues and then some, without the hefty price tag. “As a woman of color, I found myself often frustrated - and a little defensive - that even in the age of inclusive beauty many natural brands did not address my specific concerns of dark spots, oily/combination skin, and ingrown hairs. Not to mention the high price points of green products,” founder Niambi states on the Pholk Beauty website. “Pholk Beauty grew out of my sense of awe and gratitude at the timeless folk beauty and herbalist wisdom of my own kin, the cultivators and botanicals and minerals that have nourished our skin and souls for generations, and the multitude of ways that people of color infuse the globe with beauty.”Shop Pholk BeautyUnwrp (Gifting Supplies)Black Friday sales mean Christmas is upon us, and what better way to prepare than with fire gifting supplies? The self-proclaimed “solution to traditional and boring gift wrap,” Unwrp offers bright, bold, and fun sustainable gifting options for all your gift-giving needs.Shop UnwrpSpiked Spin (Fitness)Inspired by hip-hop and a desire to create “generational health” for her community, Briana Owens founded Spiked Spin to provide a safe safe space for Black people to work out and feel supported.“There are many crazes that cater to other demographics, and often times minorities are an afterthought,” Owens told ESSENCE in 2018. With a new studio now open as of this month, Spiked Spin now offers classes in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. We also heard the studio is offering 25% off of merchandise for Black Friday.Book your class for you and a friend at Spiked SpinGolde (Wellness)Golde founder Trinity Mouzon Wofford started Golde in 2017 after watching her mother navigate rheumatoid arthritis. Inspired by the success her mom had with a holistic physician, Mouzon Wofford went on to create Golde as a means to make wellness more accessible for people of color. The brand launched with its highly acclaimed turmeric tonic blend before later expanding into skincare with a line of superfood masks. They also just released a new pure matcha powder, and earlier this year, Golde hit Sephora shelves — making Mouzon Wofford the youngest Black woman to launch a beauty line at the retail beauty giant.Shop now at Golde.co.The Wrap Life (Headwraps)Crown the queen in your life with one of the gorgeous adornments from The Wrap Life. Based in Brooklyn, NY, The Wrap Life — which was created by Nnena Stella — offers head adornments headwraps, turbanettes and more in an array hand-printed designs. Stella has gained so much exposure since launching her headwraps in 2014 that she was tapped to style headwraps for the cover of Vogue Arabia in 2018.See why by heading to TheWrap.Life.Like what you see? 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