Laying down as many specific rules as possible a key to NBA Bubble Life

Laying down as many specific rules as possible a key to NBA Bubble Life

Two leagues, two things and welcome back, Premier League, and pardon My Young(ish) Friend’s enthusiasm for Arsenal, hopefully it’s just a phase she’s going through. – Well, that’s a pretty exhaustive couple of documents floating around the basketball world since last evening when NBA players and teams got some marching orders, or suggestions, or rules […]

All Addition Elle and Thyme Maternity stores in Canada to close down

Reitmans will shutter 77 Addition Elle and 54 Thyme Maternity stores across Canada as part of its restucturing process, the Montreal-based retailer announced Tuesday. Last month, the 94-year-old fashion chain announced that it would restructure its operations partly because of COVID-19, which hammered retailers hard. In addition to its eponymous chain focusing on work clothes for […]

Why are credit card rates not coming down in the COVID-19 crisis?

Why are credit card rates not coming down in the COVID-19 crisis?

As governments rush to offer financial relief packages to homeowners, renters, small businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19, some Canadians are wondering why credit card bills aren’t included in those measures. Most Canadians pay an interest rate that’s far higher on their credit cards than they do for other forms of debt, which can make […]

Air pollution drops as countries shut down amid spread of COVID-19

Air pollution drops as countries shut down amid spread of COVID-19

It’s a surreal sight: Webcams from across Italy show normally packed tourist destinations, streets and beaches empty, scenes that seem more aligned with a movie than real life. In the battle against COVID-19, countries around the world are restricting gatherings, encouraging people to work from home and closing public venues. Italy is under lockdown.   All […]

Amid coronavirus rout, is it time to shut down the stock market?

Amid coronavirus rout, is it time to shut down the stock market?

The unprecedented stock market sell-off underway has many Canadians wondering if the time hasn’t come to shut down stock markets entirely for a while, in order to give everyone a breather while the world economy deals with the coronavirus. Canada’s benchmark stock index has lost more than a third of its value in less than […]

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