Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Pandemic erases Quebec’s projected surplus, throws province into $15-billion deficit

Girard's economic update , released today, also plans for a second wave of COVID-19, setting aside $4-billion to manage the fallout. He insisted, however, that the return to balanced books can be achieved without major austerity measures or tax in...

Retail sales see massive drop since physical distancing measures Retail sales see massive drop since physical distancing measures

Sales volumes in May jumped 12% compared with the previous month, although they were still down 13.1% versus February, before the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic was felt. "May's recovery in retail sales should not be interpreted as a sign th...

COVID-19 outbreak confirmed at British poultry plant COVID-19 outbreak confirmed at British poultry plant

We have encouraged all staff to stay home if they have any potential COVID 19 symptoms, however mild these symptoms may be. 2 Sisters - which also supplies foodstuff from its web pages to supermarkets like Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Morrisons, Sainsbury...

Fuel prices record 14th consecutive hike on Saturday Fuel prices record 14th consecutive hike on Saturday

Taxes make up for almost two-thirds of the retail selling price. Meanwhile, in Mumbai, petrol price has been increased to Rs 85.72 per litre and diesel is retailing at Rs 75.54. In the last two weeks, both diesel and petrol prices soared by Rs 7....

Alabama's unemployment rate drops to 9.9% in May, from April's 13.8% Alabama's unemployment rate drops to 9.9% in May, from April's 13.8%

Facing the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, joblessness has spiked throughout the country. Alabama's May unemployment rate dropped to 9.9%, the state's Department of Labor announced on Friday. Among the sectors that hired more wo...

College Student Kills Himself After Seeing Huge Stock Loss College Student Kills Himself After Seeing Huge Stock Loss

However, some social media users who recognized his original reply was not meant to mock Kearns, still objected to Vays citing the story to promote his options trading course. In other words, Kearns did not actually owe $730,000. "It was a user inte...

Ireland has a new multi-millionaire after huge Lotto jackpot is won Ireland has a new multi-millionaire after huge Lotto jackpot is won

The OLG prize centre in Toronto remains temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. A lucky Winnipegger is $100,000 richer following Friday night's Lotto Max draw. In total over 114,000 players won prizes, including two winners of the Match 5...

Cruise Lines to Suspend Trips From US Until Mid-September Cruise Lines to Suspend Trips From US Until Mid-September

Royal Caribbean spokesman Jonathon Fishman said his company was "focused on developing additional measures to further protect our guests, crew and our destination partners". The CDC said this week it does not "have enough information at this time t...

New Unemployment Claims Top 1 Million for 13 Consecutive Weeks New Unemployment Claims Top 1 Million for 13 Consecutive Weeks

April's unemployment rate was revised up from the previously reported 15.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The numbers remain at historically high levels, even as every USA states begins to gradually ease restrictions on residents an...

Wirecard shares drop 60% after failure to post audit results Wirecard shares drop 60% after failure to post audit results

It has until this evening to strike a deal with banks, the people said. The company, which has almost 6,000 employees in 26 countries around the world, reported revenues of over €2 billion ($2.2 billion) in 2018, or more than four times the figure ...

Space Perspective to Carry Passengers to Space Perspective to Carry Passengers to "Edge of Space" Using Balloon

Blue Origin and SpaceX, among others, have already announced plans to send paying customers into space for brief trips that will cost a whole heck of a lot of cash. They worked on the balloon and craft that lifted Alan Eustace, a Google executive, to...

Coronavirus: Why the pension triple lock is back in the spotlight Coronavirus: Why the pension triple lock is back in the spotlight

Scrapping the triple lock would also impact British retirees who have moved to European countries, since they see their state pension increase at the same rates, unlike their counterparts in countries like Canada and Australia, who have had their ...

Jeep SUVs recalled to fix problem that can cause power loss Jeep SUVs recalled to fix problem that can cause power loss

The company said the recalls are to fix a transmission problem which can potentially lead to loss of power. The recall involves only those 2014-2017 Jeep Cherokee all-wheel-drive models equipped with a two-speed power transfer unit that simulates...

Taco Bell Fires Employee for Wearing Black Lives Matter Face Covering Taco Bell Fires Employee for Wearing Black Lives Matter Face Covering

Brands, told FOX Business that it has since apologized to Skinner for the incident and voiced the company's solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. 'Our goal is to ensure our policies are inclusive and keep our team members and customers...

Government shares guidance on flexible furlough Government shares guidance on flexible furlough

The intention is that this will introduce more flexibility to help employees back into work and employers will be asked to contribute towards the cost of their furloughed employee's salaries and replace part of the contribution now made by the govern...

Tesla to postpone annual shareholder meeting: Musk Tesla to postpone annual shareholder meeting: Musk

Earlier Friday, Tesla employees in the USA received an email from the company's head of North American human resources saying they could take an unpaid day off to observe Juneteenth. Some Tesla employees had organized a Juneteenth rally against polic...

Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV leaked Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV leaked

Images of the Volkswagen ID 4 undisguised have surfaced on the VW ID Talk forum, where the German automaker's forthcoming electric SUV can be seen in full production form from various angles, along with a selection of wheel designs. From the ba...

Cases of the Coronavirus Continue to Rise in Florida Cases of the Coronavirus Continue to Rise in Florida

In all, 19 states are experiencing an uptick in new coronavirus cases over the last week compared to the prior week, according to CNN . Coral Springs has also increased by 55 for a total of 374 confirmed cases. Although a less optimistic test result...

Tesla Plans To Build a Second Plant In The U.S. Tesla Plans To Build a Second Plant In The U.S.

In March, Musk confirmed that Tesla has been scouting locations in central US and reports emerged in May that Texas and Oklahoma had been earmarked as possible sites . In a letter from Tesla that was included in the application, the company st...

Stock Indexes Squeeze Out Green Week After Closing Down Stock Indexes Squeeze Out Green Week After Closing Down

The S&P 500 and Dow retreated on Thursday, as an uptick in coronavirus infections in parts of the United States threatened to upend bets of a swift economic recovery, with data showing weekly jobless claims remained elevated. The quadruple witching d...

Ont. Premier Ford announces plan for reopening schools in September Ont. Premier Ford announces plan for reopening schools in September

The guidelines will include three models for local school boards to work with, which include an in-class model, a learning at home model, or a hybrid of the two. "We will use this model and after September we will evaluate the effectiveness", Lecce s...

Jobs figures reveal 'our dark times': PM Jobs figures reveal 'our dark times': PM

Weak job market conditions meant the participation rate - or the percentage of people looking for work - dropped another 0.7 percentage points to 62.9 per cent, the lowest level since January 2001. "These numbers reveal the scale of the challenge we ...

Unemployment in Missouri remains high, dipped slightly in May Unemployment in Missouri remains high, dipped slightly in May

Florida's unemployment rate jumped slightly from the 13.8% figure in April. As Missouri's economy begins to recover and business returns to some normalcy, the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced this week that to encoura...

'Complete decoupling' from China remains an 'option,' says Trump 'Complete decoupling' from China remains an 'option,' says Trump

President Donald Trump took office in 2017 determined to upend seven decades of US policy in favor of ever-freer trade and to bring down America's persistent and massive trade deficits. Though the body was established in 1995 under Washington's au...

No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL

Following the violent clashes between Indian and Chinese troops at the Galwan Valley in the east of Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on June 15 night, Indian Railways on Thursday (June 18) embarked upon the process to cancel the contra...

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