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Metro boosts dividend as it posts better-than-expected Q3 results

Article content continued La Flèche told the committee his calls to competitors were in “perfect compliance” with the Competition Act. Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, however, has said he believes enough evidence came out during the committee meeting to warrant a Competition Bureau investigation. In an interview last month, Erskine-Smith said that, if the bureau didn’t …

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U.S. Marines train for rapid combined arms assault in Australia

U.S. Marines with Combined Anti-Armor Team, Ground Combat Element, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, taken parts in a simulated fire mission utilizing heavy machine guns and artillery support from M777 Howitzers at Mount Bundey Training Area, NT, Australia, Aug. 7, 2020. According to a press release from Marine Rotational Force – Darwin on Friday, the …

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Walk for Muscular Dystrophy goes virtual to fight neuromuscular disorders: ‘It affects everything’

Muscular Dystrophy Canada is on a mission to help people with neuromuscular disorders live life on their own terms. To help raise funds to continue this mission, the organization had to do what many other non-profits across Canada had to amid the COVID-19 pandemic: go virtual. Read more: Jesse Davidson passed away 10 years ago, …

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UK weather today LIVE – Britain to be hotter than Barbados as 39C is set to bring record-breaking heatwave

BRITAIN is set to bake on the hottest day in history today as a ‘blowtorch’ scorches the nation with temperatures of up to 39C. Forecasters say the UK will be hotter than Barbados and Egypt. Brian Gaze, a forecaster at The Weather Outlook, said: “This heatwave is like a blowtorch that will scorch across much …

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Windsor-Essex stuck in Stage 2, making Ontario region one of the last in Canada to emerge from COVID-19 lockdown

Article content By Jonathan Bradley The Ontario government said Windsor-Essex will stay in Stage 2 of Ontario’s COVID-19 reopening strategy for now, making it one of the last places in Canada to be given a green light to ease tight lockdown restrictions. In its announcement on Tuesday, the Ontario government said that Windsor-Essex will not …

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Coronavirus live updates: Hospitalizations, ICU admissions on the rise in Quebec

Article content continued Read our full story. 11:55 a.m. No mask exemptions without a valid medical reason: Quebec College of Physicians Quebec’s College of Physicians is reminding its members that doctors’ notes allowing individuals not to wear face masks only be issued for valid medical reasons. Read our full story. 11:30 a.m. Updated charts: Quebec …

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U.S. Navy warships conducts operations with Indian Navy

The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group with Indian Navy ships are conducting cooperative operations in the Indian Ocean, according to a press release issued Thursday by Carrier Strike Group 11. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of flagship USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Princeton, and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers Sterett and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), …

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Trump says ‘ENOUGH’ and orders Chinese consulate closures as Rubio gives ‘spies’ ultimatum to ‘leave or face arrest’

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has insisted he’s had “enough” and ordered Chinese consulate closures as United States Senator Marco Rubio gave “spies” an ultimatum to “leave or face arrest.” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the closure of China’s consulate in Houston during a news conference Wednesday in Copenhagen, Denmark. 5 According to Pompeo, President …

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Are you an essential worker? In Canada, it depends on where you live

OTTAWA – Just how essential you are and how much of a federal government bonus you receive for your hard work during the pandemic depends entirely on what province you live in. The program, announced in early May, was meant to provide top-up pay to essential workers, with the federal government putting $3 billion on …

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U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress arrives in Guam

The U.S. Air Force has deployed B-52H Stratofortress nuclear-capable bomber to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on July 4. The B-52H Stratofortress bomber, assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Bomb Wing, was deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base. The bomber flew the 28-hour mission to demonstrate U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s commitment to the security and …

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