BMO offers workers 3 paid hours off to receive COVID vaccine

Bank of Montreal is offering employees three hours of paid time off to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it’s available to them, and will pay for some costs associated with getting the shots. The bank will foot the bill for expenses such as administration fees not covered through public health plans or government agencies, Chief Executive Officer Darryl White said in a message t [...]

10 February 2021

Data theft at Desjardins: a broker sees his right to practice suspended

The Financial Markets Administrative Tribunal is temporarily suspending the right to practice of François Baillargeon-Bouchard, suspected of having purchased stolen information on 40,000 Desjardins clients. “According to the evidence, Mr. Baillargeon-Bouchard appears to no longer possess the essential qualities required to exercise the functions of a financial representative such as [...]

10 February 2021

Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) Now Covered by Desjardins

Analysts at Desjardins began coverage on shares of Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) (TSE:ERF) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm set a "buy" rating on the oil and natural gas company's stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Enerplus in a research note on Thursday, Janu [...]

10 February 2021

Desjardins Comments on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited’s Q1 2021 Earnings (NYSE:CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) – Equities research analysts at Desjardins issued their Q1 2021 earnings per share estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway in a research note issued on Thursday, January 28th. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier forecasts that the transportation company will post earnings of $3.59 per share for the quarter. Desjardins currently has a “ [...]

10 February 2021

Desjardins Weighs in on Rogers Sugar Inc. (RSI.TO)’s FY2022 Earnings (TSE:RSI)

Rogers Sugar Inc. (RSI.TO) (TSE:RSI) – Research analysts at Desjardins raised their FY2022 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Rogers Sugar Inc. (RSI.TO) in a research report issued on Wednesday, February 3rd. Desjardins analyst F. Tremblay now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.43 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $0.42. Seve [...]

10 February 2021

National Bank employees and retirees donate over $3.6 million to United Way Centraide

MONTREAL, Feb. 4, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank employees and retirees raised over $3.6 million during the 43rd edition of the United Way Centraide campaign.  Highlights Over $25 million in donations have been given to the organization over the past eight years. This donation includes contributions from thousands of Bank employees and retirees across Canada, plus a corporat [...]

10 February 2021

Unprecedented number of birds dead in New Mexico in a mysterious die-off

(Natural News) An unprecedented number of migratory birds have been dropping dead in southern New Mexico over the last few weeks. Wildlife experts are still uncertain what caused the die-off, but it’s posited that the extreme weather conditions in the western United States may have forced birds to migrate before they’re ready. Martha Desmond, an ecologist at the New Mex [...]

17 September 2020

With COVID-19 vaccine looming, worries intensify over potential mandates

(Natural News) As the world inches closer to developing a COVID-19 vaccine, we are also on the brink of facing the very disturbing prospect of a push for mandatory vaccination. President Trump told the military to prepare for the delivery of as many as 200 million doses of the vaccine, which they hope will be ready by the end of the year “for everybody that wants to get it.” But w [...]

17 September 2020

Toronto restaurant changes its patio rules after it fails to control large crowds

Some newly reopened bars and restaurants are taking heat for not enough social distancing, and one in particular has already decided on a new system patrons must abide by. Ruby Soho at the corner of King and Portland opened its patio last Wednesday as part of the Stage 2 reopening. After only a few days, things have already gotten out of hand. Crowds o [...]

03 July 2020

Toronto restaurant owner barks back at customer who left one-star review

A online dispute between a customer and restaurant owner in Toronto has brought to light some important questions about the customer experience versus safety measures amid the pandemic. Restaurateur and chef Anthony Rose issued a response to a 1-star Google review posted yesterday about one of his restaurants, Madame Boeuf. "Don't go unless you have a smart phone with data and you'r [...]

03 July 2020

Popular buffet restaurant is shutting down all locations in Canada

A popular buffet joint is closing all its Canadian locations after being temporarily closed since mid-March due to COVID-19. The Tucker's Marketplace website now lands on a letter informing the public that none of their locations will be reopening. The buffet chain once had restaurants in Toronto, Ottawa and Burlington. They were known as a place to get together with big groups with a ho [...]

03 July 2020

Robert Kennedy, Jr.’s Legal Team Sues FCC over Wireless Health Guidelines

Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Legal Team Sues FCC – The team includes RFK, Jr., IRREGULATORs’ Attorney Scott W. McCollough & Dafna Tachover, CHD’s Director of Stop 5G & Wireless Harms Robert Kennedy, Jr., Chairman of Children’s Health Defense (CHD), is committed to be proactive on the concerns regarding excessive exposure of our children to 5G and wireless radiation. To fulfill [...]

01 May 2020

End of Trump’s social distancing policy spurs fears of virus rebound

The Trump administration’s “Stay at Home” guidelines will quietly expire Thursday with little fanfare — letting states decide what’s next. But as President Donald Trump repeatedly declares that “we’re opening our country again,” the inconsistent patchwork of state, local and business decision-making is exactly what could drive a second wave of the coronavirus — or [...]

01 May 2020

Donald Trump accuses WHO of 'misleading' US over coronavirus – video

Donald Trump has accused the World Health Organization of being a 'pipe organ for China' and misleading the US over the coronavirus crisis. The US president suggested the US could take action against the WHO. 'We're coming up with a very distinct recommendation,' Trump said. 'We're not happy with it.'  [...]

01 May 2020

Coronavirus: Trump says China wants him to lose re-election

US President Donald Trump has said China "will do anything they can" to make him lose his re-election bid, stepping up his criticism of Beijing amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a White House interview with Reuters news agency, he said Beijing faced a "lot" of possible consequences from the US for the outbreak. He said China should have let the world know about the contagion much soo [...]

01 May 2020

Trump says federal social distancing guidelines will be 'fading out'

(CNN)A day before federal guidelines on slowing the spread of coronavirus are set to expire, Trump administration officials signaled that the strong federal social distancing guidelines would be relaxed as states begin to reopen their economies. "Frankly, every state in America has embraced those guidelines at a minimum, or even done more, and now our focus is working with states as go [...]

30 April 2020

Trump says coronavirus will be 'eradicated' as US death toll passes 60,000 – video

'It's going to leave. It's going to be gone. It's going to be eradicated,' US president Donald Trump said of the coronavirus during a White House round table with business leaders. His comment comes as the number of Americans who have died of coronavirus passed 60,000. Trump was asked if he wanted the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help fast track the use of a closely watched [...]

30 April 2020

Passport to the Brave New World: the vaccine

I have already written about the currency reset and other features of a technocratic future waiting in the wings. —New levels of visible surveillance, social credit scores, universal guaranteed income, Internet of Things, energy-use quotas, smart cities. —Events can move in several directions, going forward. In this article, I explore one of those directions. The occasion is this fak [...]

30 April 2020

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