• 2 winning LOTTO MAX tickets sold in Brampton
2 winning LOTTO MAX tickets sold in Brampton

There were also two winners of the match 5+ bonus prize, each winning €106,121. We don't have loads of details yet about where the ticket was sold but we do know it was sold somewhere in the mid-west. The BCLC conducts an extensive prize claim process for all lottery jackpot winners, which includes the conditions that the victor must consent to t...

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  • Vernon businesses ready for minimum wage hike: Chamber
Vernon businesses ready for minimum wage hike: Chamber

President Justice Iain Ross said compared to this time past year, economic indicators now point more "unequivocally to a healthy national economy and labour market". Greens MP Adam Bandt said the decision would leave many full-time workers living in poverty, even though the economy was apparently strong. "Such adverse effects will impact on those...

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  • Crude oil prices dip on unexpected growth in US crude stocks
Crude oil prices dip on unexpected growth in US crude stocks

OPEC's influence in supporting prices over the previous year and a half was not supposed to happen. U.S. crude was up 40 cents at $67.13. (See here, here, and here for examples). "The increase in output will be dictated by market conditions and all the numbers circulated about size of the increase or the timing are mere speculation", the source sai...

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  • Oil slips as USA crude inventories show signs of increasing
Oil slips as USA crude inventories show signs of increasing

Brent for August settlement was at $77.82/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, up 26 cents. Baker Hughes will release a weekly report on the number of drilling rigs in the U.S. "The big thing is the increasing spread between Brent and WTI". Surging output and a lack of pipeline capacity in the prolific Permian Basin shale play in...

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  • UK's Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Outcome Of High-Cost Credit Review
UK's Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Outcome Of High-Cost Credit Review

The FCA said it had "identified a need to intervene to protect financially vulnerable consumers in this market". It also considering a ban on the sale of extended warranties at the point of sale, with the hope of saving United Kingdom consumers up to GBP7.7 million per year.

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  • Timetable chaos see trains axed across UK
Timetable chaos see trains axed across UK

Trains in the Manchester , Liverpool , Blackpool , Lancashire and Lakes areas will be affected. Commuters today faced another day of travel chaos as the new train timetables introduced in an attempt to modernise the UK's railways continue to cause delays.

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  • Air New Zealand turns to Qantas after busting up with Virgin
Air New Zealand turns to Qantas after busting up with Virgin

A codeshare deal between former foes Qantas and Air New Zealand will shore up their stronghold in the Australian and New Zealand domestic markets and kick Virgin in the guts, according to aviation sources . "Over time", the airlines could explore areas of mutual interest, including research into biofuels, freight and ground-handling opportunities....

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  • Trump’s growing trade war could hit Bay State hard
Trump’s growing trade war could hit Bay State hard

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Trump administration's argument that the tariffs were necessary for national security reasons was an "affront" to Canada , which has fought alongside the U.S.in numerous armed conflicts.

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  • Sears, Kmart locations in Tampa among dozens closing across the country
Sears, Kmart locations in Tampa among dozens closing across the country

Sears Holdings announced Thursday it had identified about 100 stores that are no longer profitable and would close a majority of those locations. The closures in MI are included as part of the Illinois-based department stores plan to cut 63 unprofitable locations as sales shrink and looses grow.

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  • Fiat Chrysler's five-year road map
Fiat Chrysler's five-year road map

Regarding media speculation that there would be discussion of ending the Chrysler brand , Marchionne dismissed it as "talking nonsense". Sergio Marchionne, CEO and chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , speaking at the North American International Auto Show on January 16, 2018.

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  • Malaysia's Petronas buys 25% stake in LNG Canada project
Malaysia's Petronas buys 25% stake in LNG Canada project

The joint venture behind the project is already in the process of finalizing an engineering contract for service companies JGC Corp. and Fluor Corp. Petronas and its North Montney joint-venture partners are one of the largest natural gas resource owners in Canada with over 52 trillion cu ft of reserves and contingent resources.

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  • Explainer: What is China's A-share MSCI inclusion on June 1?
Explainer: What is China's A-share MSCI inclusion on June 1?

News of MSCI's examination of Brazil, India, South Korea and Turkey comes as the index provider is preparing to add China A-shares to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. MSCI Inc ., one of the largest providers of indexes for use by issuers of exchange traded funds, is considering capping the weights of two of the largest emerging markets in its m...

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  • Google Won't Renew Pentagon AI Drone Deal After Staff Backlash
Google Won't Renew Pentagon AI Drone Deal After Staff Backlash

Academics have written to Google asking it to withdraw from the project. The company, however, has not committed to forego signing other military contracts dealing with artificial intelligence, according to multiple people with knowledge of the decision.

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  • Big Job Gains Raise Questions About Trump's Pre-Release Tweet
Big Job Gains Raise Questions About Trump's Pre-Release Tweet

Following his tweet, treasury yields moved sharply higher. One hour and nine minutes after Trump's tweet Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that 223,000 jobs were created in May, beating expectations, and that the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent.

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  • Parking problems: Hotel valet has lucky escape, but Porsche gets crunched
Parking problems: Hotel valet has lucky escape, but Porsche gets crunched

A police spokeswoman confirmed the man had been trapped in the accident, as the Porsche convertible he was driving became pinned underneath a Subaru . Thankfully the valet was not injured - physically at least. " Hyatt Regency Sydney places the utmost importance on the safety of our staff and guests ".

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  • Socialist takes over as Spain’s prime minister after corruption scandal
Socialist takes over as Spain’s prime minister after corruption scandal

The Socialist party leader, Mr Rajoy's arch-rival who called for the vote, is poised to take over as prime minister. Rajoy is set to become the first Spanish premier to lose a no-confidence vote since the country transitioned to democracy after the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.

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  • Ticketfly is down, reportedly
Ticketfly is down, reportedly "the target of a cyber incident"

IsHaKdZ also pointed Motherboard to a server that contains the allegedly hacked files. "But I did not receive a reply from them". "Your Security Down im Not Sorry." The company did provide us with a statement, however. Hypebot reports that the hacker also posted a message that read, " Ticketfly HacKeD By IsHaKdZ ". "Next time I wi...

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  • Google won't renew its military AI contract
Google won't renew its military AI contract

Google is drawing up a set of rules that will shape its involvement in developing AI tools for the military, following controversy over its military drone contract with the Pentagon. Yet, in a curious move which exacerbated public outcry over Google's participation in Project Maven, the company made a decision to scrub " don't be evil " - its u...

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  • Southwest plane lands after passenger smokes in bathroom
Southwest plane lands after passenger smokes in bathroom

Meanwhile, at Long Beach, Southwest temporarily picked up two flight slots after JetBlue Airways announced it was scaling back service at the airport. A female passenger said the man whipped out his iPad shortly after take-off and began watching sex films "without headphones". After Shariat said she was too scared to do so, they instructed her to p...

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  • GM's autonomous vehicle unit receives $2.25B boost from investment firm
GM's autonomous vehicle unit receives $2.25B boost from investment firm

Late past year, the automaker said it it would launch self-driving vehicles meant for deliveries and ride-hailing services in five USA markets in 2019. "GM has made significant progress toward realizing the dream of completely automated driving to dramatically reduce fatalities, emissions and congestion", said Michael Ronan, managing partner of S...

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