Month: April 2020

Trichet says ‘no subsidy’ for Greece

Trichet says ‘no subsidy’ for Greece ECB’s president aid to Greece would have to be loans with stringent conditions attached, rules out expulsion from eurozone. European Voice By Constant Brand 3/22/10, 1:26 PM CET Updated 4/12/14, 7:16 PM CET Jean-Claude Trichet, the president of the European Central Bank, said...

Agreement on measures to support Greece

Agreement on measures to support Greece Crisis talks held on economic help for battered Greek economy. European Voice By Jim Brunsden 2/11/10, 6:20 AM CET Updated 4/12/14, 7:05 PM CET The presidents of the European Commission and European Council have reached an agreement with France and Germany on measures...

Tenants Want Rent Freeze From Landlords As April 1 Looms

In about 30 minutes, Joshna Maharaj’s next three months’ income disintegrated.  Amid growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the 44-year-old Toronto-based chef and activist watched as her inbox flooded with cancellations from clients. A week and a half later, a letter was slipped under her door from her...

Canadian Money Laundering Gets Hilarious Twist During COVID-19 Pandemic

If there was ever a time Canadians should be grateful that their cash is made out of plastic, this would be it. Videos and photos of polymer bills getting a good scrub-down have popped up during the COVID-19 pandemic as a playful rift on money laundering.  Businesses not yet...

Matic tips one Man Utd academy graduate to become a club legend

Scott McTominay will become a Manchester United legend one day, according to his midfield team-mate Nemanja Matic. The 23-year-old has become an important cog in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side as he looks to build a side capable of winning the Premier League title. McTominay was out for a little...

Wright ‘very angry’ at Villa captain Grealish – ‘People could have been hurt’

Ian Wright says he has been in touch with Jack Grealish to let him know he’s “very angry” about the Aston Villa captain breaking lockdown rules. Grealish said on Monday how he was “deeply embarrassed” after he “stupidly agreed” to go to a friend’s house this weekend during the coronavirus lockdown West Midlands...

Canadian Underwear Maker Stanfield’s Sets Sights On Making Medical Gowns

HALIFAX — A historic Canadian undergarment factory famed for long johns and boxer shorts is about to rapidly reinvent itself as a domestic producer of medical gowns. Stanfield’s Ltd. of Truro, N.S., is among five firms that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday have received letters of intent to manufacture...