Saskatchewan Party candidate resigns following concerns over social media activity related to COVID-19, QAnon conspiracy theories

REGINA—The Saskatchewan Party says a candidate has resigned over social media posts.

Party communications director Jim Billington said in a statement Saturday afternoon that “the content and views” Saskatoon Eastview candidate Daryl Cooper “interacted with on social media” were “concerning.”

Billington also said they were “not representative of the values of the Saskatchewan Party,” its leader or its members.

Party Leader Scott Moe told a campaign stop in Prince Albert Saturday morning they were made aware of the posts Friday and were looking at the situation closely, although Moe said he wasn’t familiar with the nature of the content.

Cooper’s official Saskatchewan Party Twitter and Facebook accounts have now been deleted, and he declined comment when reached on Saturday.

PressProgress reported Friday that Cooper’s social media accounts had expressed support online for conspiracy theories about the origin of COVID-19 and that his account clicked “like” on posts that support QAnon

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The Patents and Related Intellectual Property Assets of Mavatar are For Sale

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hilco Streambank, a leading intellectual property advisory firm specializing in the valuation and sale of intangible assets, is selling the intellectual property assets of Mavatar (the “Company”) on behalf of Lynn Schoenmann, as chapter 7 trustee (the “Trustee”), including the patents, trademarks, domain names and source code for the Mavatar platform software. Offers are due October 13, 2020, and an auction will be held on October 15, 2020. The sale is subject to approval of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, which is overseeing the Company’s chapter 7 bankruptcy case.

Mavatar created mobile and web applications which provide solutions for retailers, influencers and consumers. It offered mCart by Mavatar, a platform-as-a-service and omnichannel marketplace powered by blockchain that facilitates the creation of shoppable content, tracks sales and marketing dollars, and makes micro-payments to

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