Unemployment rate in Northeast BC continued to rise in February

Caranci said the Bank of Canada will likely view the February numbers "as a positive sign and a bit of a relief". Employers added 55,900 jobs in February, which was the third month of outsized gains in the last four and exceeded the 20,000 jobs cre... More..

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Porsche Taycan to go into production in September
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Porsche Taycan to go into production in September

To meet strong demand and cut waiting times, Porsche is already taking the necessary measures to boost series production even before actually starting it. Porsche is increasing production of its upcoming Taycan...More..

Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $45 million lottery jackpot?
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $45 million lottery jackpot?

Eileen went on to shut down claims she'd called him this week, adding: "He'll think I'm there with my hand out and I have no intention to do that". Weirsky says that the sudden financial windfall is a welcome...More..

Tesla receives funding for first Chinese plant
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Tesla receives funding for first Chinese plant

Tesla has been focusing a fair amount of Model 3 production on foreign markets, especially Europe and China . People familiar with the matter said the two Tesla stores in Shanghai will soon be closed an...More..

'A more dovish central bank': Bank of Canada leaves interest rates unchanged
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

'A more dovish central bank': Bank of Canada leaves interest rates unchanged

Not only has the slowdown been deeper than expected, but Statistics Canada's downward revisions to growth in the first half of a year ago suggest there may have been more excess capacity going into the slump ...More..

Thirty injured as turbulence hits Turkish Airlines flight to New York
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Thirty injured as turbulence hits Turkish Airlines flight to New York

Dozens of airline passengers were injured on Saturday (March 10) when their flight from Istanbul to NY encountered heavy turbulence, according to local authorities. EST (1035 GMT), Coleman said. The flight wa...More..

European Central Bank cuts growth, inflation forecasts
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

European Central Bank cuts growth, inflation forecasts

Exports tumbled 16.6 percent year-on-year in yuan terms, while imports fell by 0.3 percent. This week, China cut its goal for economic expansion, the Bank of Canada dialed back its expectations for policy tig...More..

Lawyer says he was behind Carlos Ghosn’s ‘disguise’ during release
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Lawyer says he was behind Carlos Ghosn’s ‘disguise’ during release

Many had been baffled by why Ghosn was wearing a blue cap, surgical mask and a construction worker's outfit when he was released Wednesday. Japanese media then devoted news programmes to dissecting Ghosn's ...More..

Montreal-Fort Lauderdale flight makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Montreal-Fort Lauderdale flight makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated

A plane forced to make an emergency landing at Newark Airport shut down the busy facility Saturday morning. At 8:20 a.m.an Air Transat pilot flying from Canada to Florida requested an emergency at Newark Li...More..

Walmart greeter jobs: Walmart will make 'every effort' to keep disabled greeters
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Walmart greeter jobs: Walmart will make 'every effort' to keep disabled greeters

Although the big box chain has always been a subject of criticism for labor practices and negatively impacting communities, the role of People Greeter has typically been lauded as going to those who may find it...More..

Airbnb expands hotel-booking business with acquisition of HotelTonight
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Airbnb expands hotel-booking business with acquisition of HotelTonight

It will allow users. "We started HotelTonight because we knew people wanted a better way to book an awesome hotel room on-demand, and we are excited to join forces with Airbnb to bring this service to gue...More..

LK Bennett has collapsed placing 500 jobs at risk
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

LK Bennett has collapsed placing 500 jobs at risk

The firm has a number of shops and concession stores in Ireland, including in the Dundrum Town Centre and Kildare Village. Administrators EY said that trading would continue as normal while it looked for a bu...More..

Apprenticeship Levy fails to make impact
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Apprenticeship Levy fails to make impact

Clare Phizacklea, chief talent officer at Busy Bees, said, 'We have a proud history of identifying and developing talent within Busy Bees through apprenticeship training. In the 2016-17 academic year, nearly a ...More..

Hiring tumbles as U.S. employers add just 20,000 jobs
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Hiring tumbles as U.S. employers add just 20,000 jobs

The Massachusetts labor force increased by 7,200 in January from 3.8 million in December, as 8,400 more residents were employed and 1,200 fewer residents were unemployed over the month. Job gains over the last ...More..

SpaceX capsule back on Earth, paves way for new manned U.S. flights
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

SpaceX capsule back on Earth, paves way for new manned U.S. flights

To date, all Dragon cargo craft have instead berthed with the ISS-slowly approaching the space station and waiting for a crew member to grab the ship with a robotic arm. Dragon also marks a return to a "vintage...More..

Former Nissan chief: 'Tired' Ghosn recovers, as lawyers ready 'thorough' defence
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Former Nissan chief: 'Tired' Ghosn recovers, as lawyers ready 'thorough' defence

A French lawyer for Ghosn, Jean-Yves Le Borgne, blamed his client's troubles on a "plot against him" over opposition within Nissan to his effort to draw the Japanese automaker closer to Renault with a stron...More..

IT'S BEEN A SLICE! Pizza pilot delivers for stranded passengers
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

IT'S BEEN A SLICE! Pizza pilot delivers for stranded passengers

Jofee Larivée, the manager at Minglers Restaurant and Pub in Oromocto , received the pilot's call and took down his order for 23 cheese and pepperoni pizzas . The passengers along with the crew had to wait ...More..

Trans Mountain pipeline court decision weighed on SNC strategy: Butts
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Trans Mountain pipeline court decision weighed on SNC strategy: Butts

That's news to some of his cabinet ministers. "The Attorney General could have spoken or written to the Prime Minister at any time during this process to say attempts to contact her office on the meeting were i...More..

Creditor protection extended for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Creditor protection extended for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX

At the beginning of February, it was revealed that the Canadian crypto exchange Quadrigacx allegedly lost almost $190 million in cryptocurrencies when their founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died in Crohn's d...More..

Elizabeth Warren: ‘It’s Time to Break Up’ Amazon, Facebook and Google
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: ‘It’s Time to Break Up’ Amazon, Facebook and Google

This comes as more people are beginning to look critically at tech companies and their enormous, often unchecked growth. Amazon, Facebook and Google did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Warren...More..

OECD cuts global growth forecast over trade, Brexit uncertainty
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

OECD cuts global growth forecast over trade, Brexit uncertainty

That forecast, however, came into question after Germany's growth is expected to drop to a meek 0.7% in 2019 and Italy is in the throes of a recession. "A disorderly exit would raise the costs for European econ...More..

Amazon coming in big with new grocery store concept
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Amazon coming in big with new grocery store concept

The stores started offering some new services, including curbside pickup and delivery, but grocery stores such as Walmart and Kroger were already far ahead of Amazon in rolling out those options. We don't k...More..

France unveils plan to tax internet giants
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

France unveils plan to tax internet giants

France is set to unveil legislation on Wednesday to increase taxes on global internet giants such as Google and Facebook , putting it among a vanguard of countries seeking to force the companies to pay more ...More..

Maduro denounces opponents as Guaido returns to Venezuela with renewed campaign
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Maduro denounces opponents as Guaido returns to Venezuela with renewed campaign

The opposition-dominated National Assembly, which Guaido heads, will meanwhile start meeting public sector employees on Wednesday, he tweeted. Mr Guaido left Venezuela last month despite a court order banning...More..

FDA Chief's Resignation Greeted Mostly by Surprise, Praise
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

FDA Chief's Resignation Greeted Mostly by Surprise, Praise

After leaving the FDA in 2007, he joined venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a member of its healthcare investment team. President Trump said in a tweet that Gottlieb "has helped us to l...More..

Dollar Tree to close almost 400 stores as part of rebranding effort
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Dollar Tree to close almost 400 stores as part of rebranding effort

Dollar Tree bought Family Dollar in 2015 for $8.5 billion. "We are confident we are taking the appropriate steps to reposition our Family Dollar brand", Dollar Tree CEO Gary Philbin said in a news rele...More..

Charlotte Russe closing all stores, including at Destiny USA in Syracuse
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Charlotte Russe closing all stores, including at Destiny USA in Syracuse

In February, the company announced their plans to close almost 100 of their more than 500 stores. A spokesperson for the retailer confirmed it plans to liquidate. Wednesday night, the company posted on its w...More..

Uber announces its Lost & Found Index
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Uber announces its Lost & Found Index

Each year, Uber releases its report to offer customers a snapshot into its data relating to lost and found items, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to get them back. The report stated that Saturdays...More..

Facebook to rebrand as a 'privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform'
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Facebook to rebrand as a 'privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform'

Amid a string of privacy scandals at the technology and publishing company, and a shift among younger generations towards preferring private conversations online, Facebook is moving away from its original aim o...More..

Asbestos found in Claire’s cosmetics, FDA says
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Asbestos found in Claire’s cosmetics, FDA says

Testing was conducted on behalf of FDA by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and AMA Analytical Services, Inc. The FDA advised that the mineral asbestos is often found near talc, a common ingre...More..