Markets hope for positive signs from Trump trade speech

Markets hope for positive signs from Trump trade speech

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday took aim once again at the Federal Reserve for its interest rate policy in a highly anticipated speech that offered no fresh details on his administration’s long-running trade war with China. With financial markets from frothy stocks to jittery bonds eager for word about the state of talks between […]

Speech by Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

Speech by Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

September 5, 2019 OTTAWA – On Thursday, September 5, 2019, Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri of the Bank of Canada will speak before the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and the Halifax Partnership.  Topic Economic Progress Report Time 13:00 (Atlantic Time), 12:00 (Eastern Time) Place Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21Kenneth C. Rowe Hall1055 Marginal RoadHalifax, Nova […]

Google defends efforts to prevent hate speech, extremism online

Google defends efforts to prevent hate speech, extremism online

Google says it is working hard to eliminate hate speech from platforms like YouTube, using machine learning to catch problematic online content — sometimes before they’ve been seen by anybody. However, Colin McKay, head of government affairs and public policy for Google Canada, said today the Canadian government should make it clearer to big tech […]

You Can’t Watch This: Sneak Preview of Powerful Free Speech Documentary

You Can’t Watch This: Sneak Preview of Powerful Free Speech Documentary

< ?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?????> Tonight’s Banned Broadcast reveals a powerful glimpse into Caolan Robertson’s new film ‘You Can’t Watch This.’ Don’t miss: The Supreme Court has dealt a powerful blow against Apple.[1] Mike Adams joins Alex to break down what this could mean for those Apple has chosen to censor. References ^ powerful blow against […]

Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones banned from Facebook, Instagram for hate speech

Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones banned from Facebook, Instagram for hate speech

Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned far-right figures Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Jones’ site, Infowars.  The latest bans apply to […]

In posthumous speech read by fellow MP, Arnold Chan urges good will and courage

OTTAWA—Arnold Chan’s final speech to the House of Commons, delivered posthumously Tuesday by fellow Liberal MP Mark Holland, offered an optimistic vision that goodwill, openness and courage can prevail against the challenges and perils of the world. Chan, MP for the Toronto-area riding of Scarborough-Agincourt, died last week of cancer at the age of 50. […]

Loonie spikes after optimistic speech by Bank of Canada official

The Canadian dollar shot up Monday after a speech by a senior Bank of Canada official talking up the positive health of the economy apparently had the market eyeing the possibility of an interest rate hike. The loonie had been trading near its Friday close of 74.26 cents US, but surged to 75 cents US after […]