Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold, but warns of looming hikes

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold, but warns of looming hikes

OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent, but warning it won’t stay there for much longer. The trendsetting rate has been at its rock-bottom level since March 2020 during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as the economy went into a downturn … Read more

Supporters of Hassan Diab urge Ottawa to reject French terrorism proceedings

Supporters of Hassan Diab urge Ottawa to reject French terrorism proceedings

OTTAWA – Supporters of Hassan Diab are urging the Trudeau government to rebuff any new extradition request from France now that there is a date for the Ottawa sociology professor’s terrorism trial. Diab is slated to face trial in France in April next year for a 1980 Paris bombing, even though he was freed from … Read more

Supporters of Hassan Diab urge Ottawa to reject French terrorism charges

Supporters of Hassan Diab urge Ottawa to reject French terrorism proceedings

OTTAWA — Supporters of Hassan Diab are urging the Trudeau government to reject any further extradition requests from France now that there is a date for the Ottawa sociology professor’s terrorism trial. Diab is due to stand trial in France in April next year for a 1980 Paris bombing, even though he was released from … Read more

Dr. Jerrold B. Leikin Wins Harm Reduction Award Presented by GPF Foundation – Bowling Green Daily News

Dr. Jerrold B. Leikin Wins Harm Reduction Award Presented by GPF Foundation – Bowling Green Daily News

Dr. Jerrold B. Leikin Wins Harm Reduction Award Presented by GPF FoundationBowling Green Daily News .

NATO to Send Ships, Jet Fighters to Eastern Europe Amid Standoff With Russia

NATO to Send Ships, Jet Fighters to Eastern Europe Amid Standoff With Russia

BRUSSELS – NATO allies are bolstering the alliance’s eastern flank in response to Russia’s military buildup around Ukraine, as the European Union has drawn up loan and grant plans for Kyiv of a worth more than $1.3 billion. The moves are part of intensified efforts by the United States and its allies to prepare for … Read more

New York’s beleaguered hospitality industry braces for even more hotels

New York’s beleaguered hospitality industry braces for even more hotels

New York hotels are still suffering the effects of the pandemic, but that hasn’t slowed the flow of new properties set to open this year and in years to come. Fifty-three hotels are expected to add about 9,000 rooms to the New York market in 2022, according to September figures from research firm Lodging Econometrics. … Read more

New York’s beleaguered hospitality industry braces for even more hotels

New York’s beleaguered hospitality industry braces for even more hotels

New York hotels are still suffering the effects of the pandemic, but that hasn’t slowed the flow of new properties set to open this year and in years to come. Fifty-three hotels are expected to add about 9,000 rooms to the New York market in 2022, according to September figures from research firm Lodging Econometrics. … Read more

Head of German Navy Resigns After Saying Russia Would Never Return Crimea

Head of German Navy Resigns After Saying Russia Would Never Return Crimea

BERLIN — The head of the German navy resigned on Saturday after saying Russia would never cede Crimea to Ukraine and that President Vladimir Putin only wanted respect, in remarks that sparked a diplomatic row between Berlin and Kiev. Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach said in a statement issued by the Navy that he had asked … Read more

F-16 Sale Could Mend U.S., Turkey Ties, But Tension With Russia Intrudes

F-16 Sale Could Mend U.S., Turkey Ties, But Tension With Russia Intrudes

The Biden administration is evaluating a Turkish proposal to buy a fleet of F-16 fighter jets that Ankara officials say would mend the breakdown in security ties between the countries, but the sale is running up against opposition. opposition from members of Congress who are critical of Turkey’s growing ties with Russia. Senior Turkish officials … Read more

Ottawa’s talks with Quebec shipyard to build much-needed icebreakers shrouded in fog

Ottawa’s talks with Quebec shipyard to build much-needed icebreakers shrouded in fog

OTTAWA – Questions are swirling over yet another delay in Ottawa’s nearly $100-billion plan to rebuild the fleets of Canada’s navy and coast guard, only this time the delay isn’t due to the stalled construction of a ship. The federal government announced in December 2019 that Quebec shipyard Chantier Davie was the only company to … Read more