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Steelworkers Seal Deal with Tape Manufacturer

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The 135 members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 6946 at Scapa Tapes North America Ltd. have ratified a new three-year collective agreement that includes jointly-developed job training and improvements to wages and benefits.

Ratification meetings held in small groups due to COVID-19 restrictions confirmed acceptance of an agreement that includes improvements to a number of benefits and an added 6th week of vacations for long-service employees. A new weekend shift premium will provide an additional $50 a month for the majority of employees, who work on 12-hour shifts. The agreement was reached with conciliation assistance.

Wage increases will total 5.25% over three years.

Scapa Tapes is an important industry in the Ottawa Region, said USW Ontario Director Marty Warren. Our members are committed to producing quality products and have made sacrifices over the last many months of uncertainty to keep this plant operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are proud to represent them.

Scapa is a leading manufacturer of tape for industrial, construction and commercial use.

Marty Warren, USW Ontario/Atlantic Director, 416-243-8792

David Lipton, USW Staff Representative, 613-859-8403, [email protected]

Denis St. Pierre, USW Communications, 416-544-5990, 647-522-1630, [email protected]

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Dream Impact Trust Announces January 2021 Monthly Distribution

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DREAM IMPACT TRUST (TSX: MPCT.UN) (Dream MPCT or the Trust) today announced its January 2021 monthly distribution in the amount of 3.333 cents per Unit (40 cents annualized). The January distribution will be payable on February 12, 2021 to unitholders of record as at January 29, 2021.

Dream Impact Trust is a real estate impact investing vehicle that targets projects that create positive and lasting impacts on communities and the environment, while achieving market returns. Dream Impact Trust provides investors with access to an exceptional portfolio of real estate development and income properties that would not be otherwise available in a public and fully transparent vehicle, managed by an experienced team with a successful track record in these areas. The objectives of the Trust are to provide investors with a portfolio of high-quality real estate development opportunities that generate both strong financial returns and provide positive social and environmental impacts in our communities; balance growth and stability of the portfolio, increasing cash flow, unitholders’ equity and NAV over time; provide predictable cash distributions to unitholders on a tax-efficient basis; and leverage access to an experienced management team and strong partnerships to generate investment opportunities, capitalize on strong market fundamentals and generate attractive returns for investors. For more information, please visit: www.dreamimpacttrust.ca.

DREAM IMPACT TRUST

Meaghan Peloso

Chief Financial Officer

(416) 365-6322

[email protected]

Kimberly Lefever

Director, Investor Relations

(416) 365-6339

[email protected]

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Dream Office REIT January 2021 Monthly Distribution

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DREAM OFFICE REIT (TSX: D.UN) (Dream Office or the Trust) today announced its January 2021 monthly distribution of 8.333 cents per REIT Unit, Series A ($1.00 annualized). The January distribution will be payable on February 12, 2021 to unitholders of record as at January 29, 2021.

Dream Office REIT is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust. Dream Office REIT owns well-located, high-quality office properties, primarily in downtown Toronto. For more information, please visit our website at www.dreamofficereit.ca.

Michael J. Cooper

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

(416) 365-5145

[email protected]

Jay Jiang

Chief Financial Officer

(416) 365-6638

[email protected]

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Trading Technologies Names New Chairman and CEO

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Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions, today announced effective immediately, Tim Geannopulos has been named Chairman and CEO of TT.

Geannopulos comes back to TT bringing decades of financial technology experience to the company. In addition to consulting in the fintech space, he was a co-founder and president of Neurensic and previously executive vice president, global head of sales at TT.

“Tim will be instrumental in managing the key partner transactions we anticipate this year and will guide our strong team through the next chapter of growth and expansion,” said Harris Brumfield, majority shareholder of Trading Technologies.

While Rick Lane will ultimately be leaving TT to pursue a new opportunity, he will remain to facilitate client migrations to the TT platform and to communicate TTs technology vision to strategic partners. “Rick has been a tremendous leader and a visionary who has allowed TT to redefine institutional trading and market access technology in our industry,” added Brumfield. “We wish him the best success in his future endeavors.”

About Trading Technologies

Trading Technologies (www.tradingtechnologies.com, @Trading_Tech) creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the worlds major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for trade surveillance.

Lorna Kiewert

3Points Communications

(312) 725-7950, Ext. 1

[email protected]

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