USA—Where can you buy a laundry basket, pregnancy test, and reading glasses for three dollars? Not Dollar Tree. Not anymore. The US-based company has said it will begin charging more than a dollar for its myriad goods, starting early in… Continue Reading
Parents across Canada can agree that even after successful toilet training, the struggle continues with their children. “I stopped buying triple-ply years ago,” Alice Wells of Charlottetown, NS, lamented. “I mean, what’s the point? Even with the added thickness, a… Continue Reading
LONDON—“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like having her face on a banknote!” said exuberant Jane Austen supporter, Anna Trontin. “I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve,” she conceded. Trontin claims to have… Continue Reading
Ottawa public servants are now asking Public Services Deputy Minister Marie Lemay to assist in decreasing the shortfall in this year’s Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign.
Ottawa public servants are urging United Way President and CEO Brian Gallagher to donate to the Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign, which is “at risk” of falling short of its $19-million fundraising goal.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL—The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics are mired in uncertainty. Concerns about pollution, crime and a lack of preparedness have plagued the Games. Now, a top IOC official has admitted that awarding the Olympics to Brazil had more… Continue Reading