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It’s peak season for salmon migrating through Toronto-area rivers

Posted on 15 October 2019

For those heading out to enjoy fall colours near Toronto‘s major rivers, look a little closer at the water and you’ll likely see large Chinook salmon heading north as part of the annual spawning process. Throughout the months of September and October, thousands of salmon migrate north from Lake Ontario — with a percentage of those fish making it as far as the Caledon and York Region a ...

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Time is ticking for couple struggling to save for retirement — but they have $75,000 in pension income to fall back on

Posted on 12 October 2019

Situation: Couple wants to have their present take home income in retirement and has 17 years to make it happen Solution: Use HELOC to pay off expensive timeshare loan and bank on company pensions to achieve their goal In Ontario, a couple we’ll call Louis, 48, and Sally, 42, are raising two children, Kim, 15, and Pat, 12. They are employed b ...

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Stoney Creek CIBC bank manager stole nearly $2M from seniors, deceased customers

Posted on 11 October 2019

A 60-year-old Burlington bank manager at a CIBC branch in Stoney Creek is facing fraud chargesafter an investigation found she stole $1.7 million from seniors and customers who had recently died. Police say the woman,who was immediately taken into custody, has resigned from her position and is facing fraud charges. According to the report on CBC, the woman has been charged with fraud over ...

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Edmonton couple receives $1,800 in compensation from WestJet

Posted on 11 October 2019

An Edmonton couple, have been paid $900 each, for getting bumped off their WestJet flighton their way to their honeymoon in July.Chelsea Williamson and her husband had complained about the troubling incident to the Canadian Transport Agency (CTA), seeking compensation. "The process takes time,"  Williamson told Global News on Thursday. "I felt pretty strongly that I had a good argumen ...

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Tim Hortons USA: Family of child who died after falling in grease trap prepares to sue Rochester

Posted on 11 October 2019

The family of 3-year-old Bryce Raynor who drowned in a grease trap at the University Avenue Tim Hortons in July filed the first paperwork of a lawsuit against the City of Rochester and Monroe County. The family recently filed notices of claim with the city of Rochester and Monroe County. This is a four-page notice which is a legally mandated prerequisite to a lawsuit, which gives the city and ...

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TCM found to improve blood flow in septic shock patients

Posted on 05 October 2019

(Natural News) Sepsis is a severe condition caused by an untreated infection. This infection can deprive organs of the body of blood and oxygen, causing damage and blood pressure to drop dangerously low. When this happens, a person experiences septic shock, a complication that can prove fatal. In 2002, a global initiative known as the Surviving Sepsis Campaign was launched i ...

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Robbery at Scotiabank in Caledonia

Posted on 05 October 2019

OPP cruisers lined Argyle Street North Friday afternoon (Sept. 27) while police responded to a robbery at a Scotiabank that happened around 2 p.m. An officer on the scene said that the suspect didn’t have a weapon, but had given a note to staff demanding cash. The man then used a red and white (late 1990s to early 2000's model) Yamaha Sports style motorcycle to flee the area and w ...

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Scotiabank plan to sell Caribbean banks hits hurdle

Posted on 05 October 2019

Bank of Nova Scotia’s efforts to pull out of nine Caribbean and South American countries hit another block this week as a proposed deal to sell its operations in Guyana was turned down by the central bank, The Globe and Mail reported. The Bank of Guyana cited concerns about concentration and competition in denying Scotiabank permission to sell the business to Republic Financial Hold ...

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Royal Bank of Canada wins coveted role in Saudi Aramco IPO

Posted on 05 October 2019

Royal Bank of Canada, Banco Santander SA and Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group Inc. are among banks that have secured bookrunner roles on Saudi Aramco’s initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. Chinese investment bank BOC International Holdings Ltd. and Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. are also among 15 joint bookrunners chosen by Aramco, the peop ...

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CIBC commits CA$150bn to sustainability initiatives

Posted on 05 October 2019

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has made significant steps to reduce its environmental impact by 2027 through funding and operational support of sustainable activity The global bank, based in Toronto, announced its intention to commit CA$150bn to environmental and sustainability initiatives by 2027. "Our bank recognizes the positive role that financial institutions ...