Eight Vancouver daycares part of B.C.'s low-priced childcare program

Two daycare centres on the Sunshine Coast - Tiny Tots Daycare in West Sechelt and Espirit Daycare in Gibsons - are among 53 facilities across the province that will offer $10-a-day child care under a B.C. The sites will also share feedback with the p... More..

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In 5 minutes of online sale, Alibaba rakes in $3 billion
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

In 5 minutes of online sale, Alibaba rakes in $3 billion

The 24-hour sale had managed gross sales to the tune of $25 billion past year. Indeed, Alibaba slashed the price of its Tmall Genie speaker from RMB499 ($74) to RMB99 ($15) during Singles' Day 2017 to drive...More..

Target & Walmart release Black Friday ads for holiday shoppers
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Target & Walmart release Black Friday ads for holiday shoppers

To give shoppers a preview of what to expect, Walmart is offering 18 Black Friday deals on its website right now, while supplies last. If you want to skip the hassle of the store, the sales will also be ava...More..

Mazda teases its all-new 3 ahead of Los Angeles debut
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Mazda teases its all-new 3 ahead of Los Angeles debut

It's safe to say the promising Kai concept ( pictured below ) is an accurate blueprint of what to expect from the road-going vehicle. The outlet revealed the event is set to open its doors to the media on Nov...More..

Government not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore from RBI: DEA Secretary
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Government not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore from RBI: DEA Secretary

The issue may come up at the next RBI board meeting on November 19. Once this is finalized, excess reserves could be transferred to the government, providing the latter with a fiscal cushion. Garg pointed out...More..

Google revising sexual harassment policies after worker backlash
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Google revising sexual harassment policies after worker backlash

In the letter, Pichai said Google would take the following steps: make arbitration available for individual sexual harassment and sexual assault claims; overhaul its report channels and provide live support...More..

Indonesian plane grounded after passengers complain about stinky durian
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Indonesian plane grounded after passengers complain about stinky durian

South-east Asia's most divisive fruit managed to ground a plane earlier this week, when passengers refused to fly with two tonnes of it in the cargo hold. However, he was unsatisfied with the answer and calle...More..

Tesla names new chair to replace Elon Musk
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Tesla names new chair to replace Elon Musk

As part of a settlement with USA regulators over the case, Musk agreed to vacate his post as board chairman. She is now just one of two women on the board of Tesla. Shares began to rise after the car-maker re...More..

Tesla coming to India in 2019, says Elon Musk
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Tesla coming to India in 2019, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk's ambitious plans for high-speed rail in Chicago could be more of a reality than originally thought. He had earlier said "Would love to be in India". As a vehicle company, if it was to import a...More..

Health care, immigration and economy top issues as Americans cast midterm votes
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Health care, immigration and economy top issues as Americans cast midterm votes

Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis defeated Democratic Rep. Andrew Gillum in the Florida governor's race by one point. Democrats also failed to capitalize on potential gains in Texas, where Sen. Trump is stil...More..

Term election results: Key takeaways so far
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Term election results: Key takeaways so far

And even in the 8 p.m. hour, with many races too close or too early to call, some pundits were already talking about how Nancy Pelosi's troops could make life hard for the administration with a blizzard of in...More..

Americans go to polls for midterm elections
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Americans go to polls for midterm elections

Ms. Swallows and Ms. Kent voted from opposite ends of the political schism. Meanwhile, latest polls show Democrat Chris Pappas leading his Republican challenger Eddie Edwards in the battle for New Hamps...More..

Amazon may be closing in on second headquarters location
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Amazon may be closing in on second headquarters location

What's more, shortly after the Post report was published, Amazon director of economic development public policy, Mike Grella tweeted: "Memo to the genius leaking info about Crystal City , VA as #HQ2 se...More..

Two cities will split Amazon HQ2
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Two cities will split Amazon HQ2

Amazon has not made a final decision on which two cities would be chosen, the report said. Three of the 20 finalist regions were in and around Washington, D.C., where CEO Jeff Bezos has a substantial hou...More..

Amazon just announced its best Black Friday deal: Free shipping on everything
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Amazon just announced its best Black Friday deal: Free shipping on everything

Two-Day Shipping on 100 Million Items: Free Two-Day Shipping is available to all Prime members in the USA on more than 100 million items with no minimum purchase amount all year. Target announced last mo...More..

Both parties in frenzied final push before United States elections
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Both parties in frenzied final push before United States elections

While he is not on the ballot, Trump himself has acknowledged that the 2018 midterms, above all, represent a referendum on his presidency. But this president has shown over time that historical statistical ...More..

Lowe's shutting down RONA store on Barrydowne
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Lowe's shutting down RONA store on Barrydowne

The company will wind down operations at 20 US locations and 31 Canadian stores by the end of its 2018 fiscal year, which ends February 1, 2019. None of the US stores to close are in the Carolinas, according to...More..

United States unleashes
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

United States unleashes "toughest ever" sanctions on Iran

China says it regrets the US decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran but will continue to uphold the nuclear deal Beijing agreed to as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. "Sanctions wai...More..

Amazon Building in Baltimore Collapses During Tornado, Killing 2
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Amazon Building in Baltimore Collapses During Tornado, Killing 2

Officials say a 50-foot wall at the warehouse collapsed. A second body was found on Saturday morning. Amazon spokeswoman Rachael Lighty attributed the collapse to "severe weather" in a statement sent to ...More..

Apple (AAPL) Upgraded by BidaskClub to
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Apple (AAPL) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy"

We recommend prospective investors wait for a more attractive margin of safety for this narrow-moat behemoth. The results were good, with Apple raking in record revenue - up 18 per cent quarter-on-quarter, an...More..

Trump Confident of Fair Trade Deal with China
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Trump Confident of Fair Trade Deal with China

The ruling party needs to nurture conditions to "let the private economy create vitality", said Xi in a speech Thursday to a group of entrepreneurs, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. Trump also vo...More..

Pompeo: Sanctions 'Just a Part' of Iran Regime Behavior-Change Plan
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Pompeo: Sanctions 'Just a Part' of Iran Regime Behavior-Change Plan

President Donald Trump and his band of enablers are well aware that a so-called blue wave could come on Election Day next Tuesday, no matter how many voter suppression tactics that the GOP can manage to pull ...More..

Trump admits Republicans could lose the House during rally
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Trump admits Republicans could lose the House during rally

Cruz has made nice with Trump despite the ugly words they exchanged during the presidential campaign in 2016. He tried to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, ending protections for hund...More..

#GoogleWalkout: Google employees worldwide protest treatment of women
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

#GoogleWalkout: Google employees worldwide protest treatment of women

That "inappropriate behavior" is a reference to Android creator Andy Rubin , who the Times revealed was quietly given a $90 million golden parachute after the company discovered he allegedly coerced a woman ...More..

Trump says he'll meet China's Xi at G-20 meeting
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Trump says he'll meet China's Xi at G-20 meeting

He stressed that the United States has made significant progress in trade with China. "Also had a good discussion on North Korea!" United States stocks could get a further boost when the latest data on nonf...More..

PM Khan: Pakistan Wants to 'Learn' from China's 'Phenomenal Achievements'
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

PM Khan: Pakistan Wants to 'Learn' from China's 'Phenomenal Achievements'

The Prime Minister said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had given a great opportunity to Pakistan to bring in foreign investment and to get out of the hard economic situation it was facing. The Paki...More..

Starbucks Releases Its 2018 Holiday Cup Designs
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Starbucks Releases Its 2018 Holiday Cup Designs

Previous year we got the brand's first-ever colour-in holiday cup , giving customers to opportunity to create one-of-a-kind designs, but for 2018 the coffee giant has gone totally classic with retro-graphic pa...More..

by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping eye G20 talks after ‘very good’ phone call

Shi also said he thought China had only a limited role to play on the North Korea issue. A telephone call between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump might have increased the possibility of a truce in th...More..

Oil rises 1 percent ahead of Iran sanctions
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Oil rises 1 percent ahead of Iran sanctions

On Wednesday, U.S. oil prices rebounded 0.59 percent on fall of gasoline and diesel stockpiles in the previous week in the United States. Energy Information Administration data showed USA crude inventorie...More..

Oil Rises On Small Market Bounce, But Investors Eye Trade Outlook
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Oil Rises On Small Market Bounce, But Investors Eye Trade Outlook

Brent for December settlement, which expires Wednesday, traded at $77.15 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, down 19 cents. A speculative long position reflects a view that prices will inc...More..