Funding for safer roads
Funding for safer roads
The petition arises from the Royal Commission inquiry into the country's financial sector through 2017 to 2019, which uncovered widespread misconduct in the sector including pushing unsuspecting customers to buy financial products without proper disclosures for commission, among others. However, the dismissal of this petition by the court is a blow to consumer advocates who wanted tougher regulation, and also absolves CBA of some of the most damaging allegations aired at the inquiry.
The central bank said it will buy £65bn of government bonds after the mini-budget sparked market turmoil.
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States barreled across the Florida peninsula overnight Wednesday, threatening catastrophic flooding inland, the National Hurricane Center warned. In Port Charlotte, along Florida's Gulf Coast, the storm surge flooded a lower-level emergency room in a hospital even as fierce winds ripped away part of the roof from its intensive care unit, according to a doctor who works there.
After a two year pivot to virtual, Kingston WritersFest is back with 40 in-person events. The festival first launched in 2006 and this year events are running from September 28 to October 2, offering members of the community a chance to hear from authors and engage in different writing workshops. Aara Macauley, who stepped into the Artistic Director role in 2021, says that WritersFest typically has an engaged audience, and that energy has been lacking during the last two years. “We are delighted
In the weeks before heading to San Francisco for their vacation this month, Jeff Skipper and his wife Valerie, from the United Kingdom, watched helplessly as the U.S. dollar continued its meteoric rise against the British pound. The sterling/dollar exchange rate – which slumped to a record low this week – has reduced the affordability of the already pricey Golden Gate City for the couple, forcing them to economize on some holiday luxuries. "The exchange rate has been the biggest topic of conversation since we got here," said Jeff Skipper, 50, an electrician.
Toronto Blue Jays reliever Tim Mayza immediately knew once his 94.5 m.p.h sinker hit Aaron Judge's bat that he had surrendered the historic 61st home run to the New York Yankees slugger on Wednesday. As the ball screamed toward the Blue Jays bullpen beyond the left-field fence, Mayza (8-1) waved his arms in dejection. The two-run shot not only blew the game wide open during an 8-3 Yankees victory, but the blast also allowed Judge to match Roger Maris' 61-year-old American League record for homer
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The much-talked about Netflix film documenting Marilyn Monroe is based on Joyce Carol Oates’s Pulitzer-nominated novel
China's factory activity is expected to have shrunk for a third month in a row in September, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, as strict COVID measures in big cities and weakening exports growth hit orders and business confidence. China's economy showed some improvements in August with faster-than-expected growth in factory output and retail sales, but protracted COVID restrictions, softening exports momentum and the continued drag from a stressed property sector have dimmed the outlook. On Tuesday, data showed profits at China's industrial firms shrank at a faster pace in January-August.
ERTC Division launched a new optimized application website to help women owned and minority small businesses. The easy application gives an immediate range of estimated refund amount. Nordman, Idaho--(Newsfile Corp. - September 29, 2022) - The ERTC Division has launched a new fast rebate service and eligibility assessment tool to help small business owners claim their rebates with a minimum time commitment. The new website allows business owners to get an immediate estimate range of ...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Western Resources Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX: WRX) is pleased to announce today that it has closed the previously announced conversion of common shares held by Vantage Chance Limited ("Vantage") in Western Potash Holdings Corp., a subsidiary of the Company, which were exchanged for common shares of the Company ("WRX Shares"), following receipt of conditional approval from the TSX and the written consent by its majority shareholder,
Yesnaby, Orkney: Scottish primroses grow only in a few remote spots and finding them is a matter of local knowledge
Beginning Q1 2023, the Chinese firm has lined up multiple appearances at major fintech events worldwide after a COVID-19 enforced hiatus from large scale international events. Guangzhou, China--(Newsfile Corp. - September 29, 2022) - QZ Asset Management, a leading AI-powered investment company, announced today that it has plans to showcase its proprietary BDAI technology at global FinTech conferences during the first and second quarters of 2023.These conferences bring together key industry leade
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after Britain's central bank moved forcefully to stop a budding financial crisis. Market benchmarks in Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney added more than 1%. Shanghai and Tokyo also rose. Oil prices edged lower after jumping by more than $3 per barrel the previous day. Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index surged 2% on Wednesday for its biggest gain in seven weeks after the Bank of England announced it would buy as many government
Russian forces on brink of encirclement in Donetsk town Russians drafted by mistake ‘have only themselves to blame’ US announces $1.1bn package of military aid to Ukraine Nord Stream pipeline leaks ‘an environmental crime’ Listen to the latest episode of our daily Ukraine podcast
Ahead of the winter, a West Kootenay, B.C. council has voted in favour of letting a temporary homeless shelter continue operating with more beds for another year. However, while some locals support the move, they say the shelter needs to be relocated from the city's downtown core so its residents could get the support they need, and to minimize impact on nearby businesses. On Monday evening, Trail's city council voted 5-1 to renew the La Nina Extreme Weather Shelter's temporary use permit so it
Treasury minister Chris Philp said the Government would not consider changing course on its plans, after an intervention by the Bank of England.
The remains of around 64 indigenous New Zealanders that were stolen in the 19th century will officially be welcomed home on Sunday following more than 70 years of negotiations, the head of the repatriation team said on Thursday. The skeletal remains, which include skulls without mandibles, craniums, loose mandibles and maxilla fragments, were handed over in an official ceremony in Vienna on Tuesday, where there was a panel and presentation. "This panel and presentation highlighted the decades-long journey for the return of these Māori and Moriori ancestors to Aotearoa (New Zealand)," said Te Arikirangi Mamaku-Ironside, the New Zealand national museum's acting head of repatriation.
George Kirby allowed one run over six innings, Eugenio Suarez had three hits and an RBI and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Trying to secure a playoff spot for the first time since 2001, Seattle rebounded after dropping the series opener Tuesday night. The Mariners got a boost in the playoff picture when every other team in the American League wild-card race lost.
Yankees star Aaron Judge hit his 61st home run of the season, tying fellow pinstripe legend Roger Maris’ American League record for the most home runs hit in a season. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is named the richest owner in sports for the eighth consecutive year, while LeBron James is expanding his ownership profile after buying a professional pickleball team with fellow NBA stars Kevin Love and Draymond Green. Plus, the controversial LIV Tour is reportedly resorting to the unthinkable in attempts to find a broadcast network to air their tournaments in the United States.