Day: September 9, 2020

WE Charity closing Canadian operations following political controversy

WE Charity Co-founders Craig and Marc Kielburger say they are winding down all Canadian operations following a political scandal involving a multi-million dollar student volunteer program. The Kielburgers also say they are planning to leave the Toronto-based youth organization once the transition to a new board of governors is complete. They blame the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Woman, 19, charged after alleged fraudulent purchase of $85K Land Rover in Ajax

Durham Regional Police say a 19-year-old woman is facing several charges after allegedly using a fraudulent ID to finance a Land Rover worth more than $85,000. Police said that last Friday, the woman went to the Land Rover Lakeridge dealership in Ajax and used the ID to finance a 2019 Land Rover Velar. In a …

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Top Canadian Bank Stocks: Royal Bank of Canada vs. TD Bank

Canadian banks face a number of challenges connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. This has investors wondering which of Canada’s top banks deserve to be on their buy lists today. Let’s take a look at Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY)(NYSE:RY) and Toronto Dominion Bank (TSX:TD)(NYSE:TD) to see if one stock is the best pick for your …

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Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team to compete in 2022 World Games after initial exclusion

The Iroquois Nationals, which represent the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in international field lacrosse, will be among eight men’s lacrosse teams competing in the 2022 World Games after they were originally excluded. “We’re very pleased that we will be competing,” said Leo Nolan, executive director of the organization that oversees the team and its development group. “Without …

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Eleven alleged gang members face 95 charges as Toronto police seize guns, drugs and cash

Toronto police have made 11 arrests after months of investigating shooting incidents around Thorncliffe Park that started in late 2019. Police say they worked with internal and external partners to investigate alleged criminal activities by Salman Jogiyat, 19, of Toronto and his “associates.” Officers says that the group “purposefully set out to commit violent acts …

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COVID-19 consulting: Ontario business provides best tactics for safe reopenings

For months, businesses have been struggling to do whatever they can to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many companies, small and large, have sought out the advice of infectious disease experts to design ways to keep customers and their staff safe. “I went to the professionals and said, ‘I need you to design a …

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MARKET CRASH ROUND 2: Avoid This Rookie Mistake Right Now!

All it took was three trading sessions, and euphoria has turned into unease amid a September stock market crash that hit many of the first-half-of-the-year tech winners, including the likes of Shopify. Warren Buffett looks like a genius, having boosted his stakes in grocers and gold stock Barrick Gold while taking a raincheck on many …

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Northern Quebec wildlife officials rely on Cree to provide crucial data on wildlife

In an effort to better understand the animal life in James Bay and how it’s changing, wildlife officials in northern Quebec are turning to the people who know the bay the best: traditional land users.  The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board is launching an initiative it’s calling “Citizen Scientist.” It is an effort to encourage land users …

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