27
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Blogs, Canada, Commentary, Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, Covid19, covid19 closures, covid19 lockdown, Economy, Pandemic, Pandemic Impact, Roy Green, Small Businesses, struggling businesses

Roy Green: COVID-19 exacting excruciating pain on small business owners and workers – National

I will not soon forget the on-air call from the 73-year-old Calgary garage owner.  We were speaking with small business operators nationally about survival amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — the survival of their now-under-threat, often multi-decade enterprises. We’re all familiar with the cliché “living the dream.” Now, while…
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…
22
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Biden Trump, debate 2020, debate presidential time, debate trump biden, Donald Trump, final us debate, Joe Biden, presidential debate, Trump debate, Us Election, us election 2020, US Presidential Election, what time is the debate, World

Muted mics and coronavirus: What to watch in the final 2020 U.S. presidential debate – National

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden squared off Thursday night in their final debate, which stood as the trailing incumbent’s best chance to change the race’s trajectory with just 12 days until the election. The Nashville debate offered them a final national stage to outline starkly different visions…
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,…
21
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: appeals court trump tax returns, Donald Trump, donald trump tax returns, Trump, trump appeals tax returns, Trump finances, Trump Financial Records, Trump tax returns, World

Quest for Trump’s tax returns based on ‘mountainous record’ of evidence: prosecutor – National

The Manhattan district attorney’s office told a federal appeals court Monday that its quest to gain access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns is supported by “a mountainous record” of public allegations of misconduct. The president and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. have been battling for more than…
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…
27
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Microsoft, microsoft tiktok, Tech, TikTok, tiktok trump, tiktok u.s., Walmart, walmart microsoft tiktok, walmart tiktok

Walmart may join Microsoft in buying Tiktok’s U.S. business – National

Walmart said Thursday it may join Microsoft to buy the U.S. business of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has come under fire from the Trump administration. Microsoft and TikTok declined to comment. Read more: TikTok CEO resigns as company faces pressure from Trump administration TikTok, through its fun,…
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…
24
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Bill Morneau, bill morneau we charity, Canada, Justin Trudeau, Justin Trudeau WE Charity, Me to We, WE charity, we charity controversy, WE Charity money, WE Charity Scandal, we charity trudeau, WE Real estate

Major corporations suspend, reassess WE Charity sponsorships amid controversy – National

Major corporate sponsors are starting to distance themselves from WE Charity amid an ongoing controversy over a deal to run a $900-million student volunteer program. Virgin Atlantic Airways said it is suspending its sponsorship of the embattled organization and the Royal Bank of Canada confirmed it is reviewing its relationship.…
16
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Face Mask Exemption Cards, fake face mask exemption cards, mandetory face masks

Coronavirus face mask exemption cards are being sold online. Experts say they’re fake – National

As mandatory face mask bylaws pop up across Canada and the United States in order to deter the spread of COVID-19, so are fraudulent cards claiming to exempt people from the rule. If you do have a medical condition preventing you from wearing a mask, you do not need to…