Raven Thundersky dies of cancer

first_imgAPTN National NewsA warrior woman who fought for medical screening for a rare cancer has died.Raven Thundersky of the Poplar River First Nation in Manitoba lost six family members to a cancer they suspect was caused by an asbestos contaminated attic insulation called, Zonolite.It was used in their government built home on the reserve and hundreds more across Canada, going back to the 1960’s.APTN began covering her story in 2004.After years of seeking justice for the sickness of her and her family, Raven decided to put that fight behind her, move on, and enjoy life.Thundersky died on December 24th, 2015 at the age of 50.last_img

Oxigen Wallet to sponsor Sachins Kerala Blasters FC

first_imgMobile wallet service provider Oxigen has partnered with Kerala Blasters Football Club as their official payments solution sponsor. Owned by cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is also the brand ambassador for Oxigen, the Kerala-based club will compete in the 11-weeks long Indian Super League (ISL). The franchise finished runners-up in the inaugural ISL season last year. “With the launch of ISL, the Indian football landscape has received a major boost to the popularity of the game, global exposure and encouragement to players and aspirant youngsters,” Oxigen Services founder and MD Pramod Saxena said.last_img

Barceló reaches out to agents with new website and contest

first_img Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Barceló reaches out to agents with new website and contest Tags: Barceló Hotel Group Share Travelweek Group center_img Posted by TORONTO — Barceló Hotel Group has launched its new Barceló Partner Club website designed specifically for Canadian travel agents.Already operational at barcelopartnerclub.com, the new website allows agents to view features and promotions geared towards the trade. Agents gain access with their usual login and user info and can continue registering their reservations, request stays and participate in Barceló Partner Club.In addition, the company has brought back the Barcelo Devotion 2017 contest for travel agents registered in the Barceló Partner Club, featuring 12 prizes in all. Agents must enter bookings for any Latin American and Caribbean Barceló Hotel Group property before July 31, 2017. Agents with the highest number of confirmed room nights win.The Gold Prize winner will win one seven-night stay at a Barceló Maya Grand Resort hotel, a Latop Del Inspiron 13 5000 Series and 1000 BPartner perks.Two winners will win the Silver Prize, which includes one Sonos Wireless Speakers and 1000 BPartner perks.More news:  Marriott Int’l announces 5 new all-inclusive resorts in D.R. & MexicoA total of 10 winners will win the Bronze Prize, which includes one $100 ESSO gas card and 300 BPartner perks.For more information go to barcelopartnerclub.com << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more