26
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Chrystia Freeland, Consumer, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, coronavirus lockdowns, coronavirus rent subsidy, COVID-19, covid-19 lockdowns, covid-19 rent subsidy, Economy, Health, Politics, rent subsidy

The coronavirus rent subsidy caps how much business chains can get. Is that unfair? – National

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is calling on the government to remove the cap on how much chain restaurants and businesses with multiple locations can receive under the coronavirus rent subsidy. But a business expert says a cap is important and that there are difficult conversations that need to…
04
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Brent Devolin, Broadband Internet, Cell Service, Cellular, cellular service, Doug Ford, Economy, Education, Ford in Minden, Internet, Laurie Scott, minden, Minden Hills, Ontario cell service, Ontario government, Ontario internet, Ontario politics, Politics, Rod Phillips, Tech

Ontario investing $1B over 6 years to improve internet, cellphone service

The Ontario government is committing nearly $1 billion over six years to improve and expand broadband internet and cellular access across the province. In the village of Minden on Wednesday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford announced an additional investment of $680 million on top of $315 million announced in 2019…
26
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: City of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Lethbridge bylaws, lethbridge city council, lethbridge parking bylaw, lethbridge parking rules, Minimum parking requirements, Parking, Politics, Theoretically Brewing

City of Lethbridge looks to update minimum parking bylaws for businesses – Lethbridge

Kelti Baird is part owner of Theoretically Brewing Company in Lethbridge. She and her business partner would like to use their underutilized parking lot to expand the business, but red tape from the city is stopping them. Baird went in front of the Community Issues Committee meeting on Monday…
16
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Business, Canada, Investment, Jobs, Mayoral candidates, Municipal Election, Politics, Saskatoon 2020 Municipal Election, Saskatoon City Hall, Saskatoon Civic Election, Saskatoon Mayor, Saskatoon Municipal Election, Saskatoon News

Saskatoon mayoral candidates pitch job creation ahead of 2020 civic election – Saskatoon

Creating and retaining jobs is top of mind for the six people running to be Saskatoon’s mayor in the 2020 civic election. Incumbent Charlie Clark said, if re-elected, he’ll focus on protecting jobs now and in the future. Read more: Saskatoon mayoral candidates meet in first debate of 2020…
16
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Ambassatours, Ambassatours Grey Water, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Geoff MacLellan, Halifax Tourism, news, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia COVID-19 Response Council, Nova Scotia COVID-19 Response Council at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Tourism, Politics, Province of Nova Scotia, Stephen McNeil, Tourism, Tourism Sector Financing Assistance Program

Large N.S. tourism operators receive boost from provincial decision to back loans – Halifax

Large Nova Scotia tourism operators are receiving a helping hand from the province after it announced a program that will have the provincial government back businesses’ loans. The province says the goal is to allow large tourism operators to receive better interest rates and more favourable terms at their…
29
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Decision Saskatchewan, Politics, Regina Walsh Acres, Sask Election, Sask Election 2020, Sask Politics, Saskatchewan Election, Saskatchewan Election 2020, Saskatchewan Election Regina Walsh Acres, Sk election, SK Election 2020

Saskatchewan election: Regina Walsh Acres

Summary A new MLA will be elected in Regina Walsh Acres after Saskatchewan Party MLA Warren Steinley resigned his seat after winning the Regina-Lewvan riding for the Conservative Party of Canada in the 2019 federal election. Boundaries Regina Walsh Acres includes the neighbourhoods of Regent Park, Walsh Acres and…
28
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Donald Trump, Donald Trump Taxes, New york times trump tax, new york times trump taxes, ny times trump taxes, nyt trump taxes, Politics, Trump tax returns, trump tax returns released, Trump taxes, trump taxes new york, Us Election, World

Trump’s reported debts raise national security issues for possible 2nd term: experts – National

Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow over his presidency that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S. policy by organizations or individuals he’s indebted to. New scrutiny of Trump,…
29
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Anti-Netanyahu Protests, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel, Israel corruption, Israel corruption protests, Israel government protests, Israel protests, Jerusalem, Netanyahu protests, Politics, World

Thousands rally for weekly anti-Netanyahu protests in Israel – National

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis demonstrated Saturday in Jerusalem in a continuation of summer-long weekend rallies demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces a corruption trial and accusations of mishandling the coronavirus crisis. Smaller protests also took part in other parts in Israel, including overpasses…
19
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Andrew Furey, Canada, Deficit, Dwight Ball, Election, Humber-Grose Morne, N.L, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oil, Politics, Premier, Provincial Government

Andrew Furey sworn in as Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier today

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Andrew Furey has been sworn in as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The surgeon and charity CEO from a political family was elected Liberal leader Aug. 3 and will replace Dwight Ball to become the 14th premier of the province. Furey, the son of Senate Speaker…
03
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Cyrus R. Vance, Donald Trump, Donald Trump tax return, Donald Trump Taxes, New York, New York City, Politics, Trump, trump tax return, Trump taxes, World

‘Protracted criminal conduct’: Prosecutor seeks Trump’s taxes, cites probe of business – National

A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was…