Sensitive to the catastrophe that has struck the populations of Turkey and Syria, METRO is launching a vast fundraising campaign to support the Canadian Red Cross in its humanitarian aid efforts to the affected populations. Starting today, METRO will call on the generosity of customers in its Metro, Super C and Adonis stores in Quebec, as well as Jean Coutu and Brunet affiliated stores, to collect cash donations. For the launch of this campaign, METRO is also making a donation of $50,000 to the
Global shares fell and the dollar was steady on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve's mantra that interest rates will stay higher for longer overshadowed the notion that the U.S. central bank will soon pause its tightening cycle as the economy slows. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell provided fuel for both sides of the argument at the Economic Club of Washington on Tuesday, saying rates might need to move higher if the U.S. economy remained strong, but he reiterated "disinflation" is underway. Fed officials on Wednesday echoed that dual message, with Governor Christopher Waller saying the battle to reach the Fed's 2% inflation target "might be a long fight."
Evidence showed even after the overdose death of the victim in 2021, staff with the Pike County Detention Center and Pikeville police stopped Bryant from bringing drugs into the jail on two additional occasions.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSXV: PTF) Pender Growth Fund Inc. (the “Company”) announces that it has provided the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") with its Notice of Intention to make a Normal Course Issuer Bid (the "NCIB") through the facilities of the TSXV, subject to TSXV acceptance. The Company is proposing to put a new NCIB in place upon the expiry of the NCIB it launched last February because, in the opinion of its board of directors, the market price o
Brian Gardner, Stifel Chief Washington Policy Specialist, discusses the 2024 presidential election. You can watch Yahoo Finance Live here. Key video takeaways 00:06 On no viable Democrat facing off against Biden 00:24 On challenges to incumbents
The construction of west Niagara's community hospital continues to progress as the new building comes off the ground. At Grimsby's Feb. 6 council meeting representatives from Hamilton Health Sciences announced the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital is in its final stage of design and construction. The new WLMH, located behind the existing hospital, is 80 per cent larger than the old building and will operate with single-patient rooms. “The province is realizing, and with the pandemic was a great exa
What happened Shares of Kyndryl Holdings (NYSE: KD) soared as much as 20% higher on Wednesday, falling back ever so slightly to a 19.1% gain as of 2:30 p.m. ET. The company, formerly known as IBM's IT infrastructure services business, posted its fifth earnings report as a stand-alone company -- and it was a doozy.
DeFOREST, Wis. (AP) — Fresh from his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden rallied supporters in Wisconsin on Wednesday, preparing for an expected reelection announcement this spring and trying to shore up the backing of working-class voters who have edged away from Democrats in recent years. “Fighting for the sake of fighting gets us nowhere,” Biden said at a training facility run by the Laborers’ International Union of North America. “We’re getting things done.” Workers lined up in o
The Chinese balloon shot down off the South Carolina coast was part of a large surveillance program that China has been conducting for “several years,” the Pentagon said Wednesday. When similar balloons passed over U.S. territory on four occasions during the Trump and Biden administrations, the U.S. did not immediately identify them as Chinese surveillance balloons, said Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder, the Pentagon press secretary. When pressed, Ryder would only say that the balloons flew over “sites that would be of interest to the Chinese.”
In recent months, Northridge Funeral Home Ltd has seen their workload triple, leading to the last remaining funeral home directors in northwestern Ontario to sound the alarm to provincial leaders and voice concerns to their licensing body. Jason Lilley, founder and funeral director at Northridge Funeral Home, said they typically served around 100 families a year. “And now we are tripling that,” he said. As one of the few remaining funeral directors in the district, many concerns are raised as to
Secretary of State Antony Blinken revealed Wednesday that the U.S. assesses the alleged Chinese spy balloon shot down over the weekend was part of an expansive surveillance program aimed at gathering intelligence from targets around the globe. Speaking at a joint press conference with NATO's top official, Blinken said the administration was already sharing what the U.S. intelligence community uncovered with America's allies and Congress. "Senior administration officials are on the Hill this week, and we already shared information with dozens of countries around the world, both from Washington and from our embassies," Blinken said.