Clamping of untaxed cars has doubled since the end of the paper

Clamping of untaxed cars has nearly doubled since the paper tax disc was scrapped two years ago, as drivers say they forget to renew without the reminder on their windscreen.There has been an 80 per cent rise in clampings, which now stand at more than 9,000 a month.In the six months before the discs were stopped, the figure was 5,100… Read more Clamping of untaxed cars has doubled since the end of the paper

Rally held in front of Canadian Tire store where Indigenous man kicked

REGINA – About 40 people have staged a demonstration to show support for an Indigenous man who was physically removed from a Canadian Tire store in Regina after being accused of stealing.People banging drums, waving flags and holding up signs took to the parking lot at the store Friday afternoon, including Kamao Cappo of the… Read more Rally held in front of Canadian Tire store where Indigenous man kicked

Caterpillar 4Q results top Street OKs 10B buyback 2014 forecast above analysts

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Caterpillar’s fourth-quarter net income rose compared with results weighed down by a large impairment charge a year ago. Its results topped Wall Street’s view.The Peoria, Ill.=based company’s board approved a new $10 billion buyback, and provided a 2014 forecast above analysts’ estimates.Shares climbed in premarket trading Monday.For the period ended Dec.… Read more Caterpillar 4Q results top Street OKs 10B buyback 2014 forecast above analysts

Shammi Silva elected Sri Lanka Cricket President

Ravin Wickramaratne and K. Mathivanan were elected as Vice Presidents.Mohan de Silva was elected as the Secretary of the Sri Lanka Cricket board beating Nishantha Ranatunga. (Colombo Gazette) Shammi Silva was elected as the President of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board at the SLC elections held today.Shammi Silva had secured 83 votes at the… Read more Shammi Silva elected Sri Lanka Cricket President

Solitary confinement a form of torture for Indigenous mentally ill inmates advocates

Lucy Scholey APTN NewsLawrence DaSilva says he suffers post-traumatic stress disorder from spending 587 consecutive days alone in a “kennel cage.”The former inmate, who served 19 years in federal prison for kidnapping and carjacking a Toronto lawyer and his wife, spent a total 2,588 days in solitary confinement. For 23 hours of every day in… Read more Solitary confinement a form of torture for Indigenous mentally ill inmates advocates

East Coast Music Week Shines Spotlight on Talent

The 25th anniversary of Eastlink East Coast Music Week showed the world that when it comes to putting on a show, Nova Scotia is a big winner. Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leonard Preyra congratulated the organizers, volunteers, performers and award winners today, March 11, on a successful event. “East Coast musical talent is putting… Read more East Coast Music Week Shines Spotlight on Talent

BW Pacific Inks LR1 Sale and Leaseback Deals

zoom Singapore-based product tanker owner and operator BW Pacific has entered into sale and leaseback agreements for two 72,800 dwt LR1 tankers, according to data provided by VesselsValue.BW Pacific’s spokesperson confirmed that this deal has taken place, but was not able to provide further comment.The vessels in question are reportedly the 2006-built Compass and Compassion which… Read more BW Pacific Inks LR1 Sale and Leaseback Deals

Frank Gore’s Son, A RB Recruit, Enjoying Recruiting Visit

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DECEMBER 14: Frank Gore #23 of the Indianapolis Colts runs with the ball against the Denver Broncos during the first half at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 14, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)Buffalo Bills running back Frank Gore is headed into his 15th NFL season. After spending the… Read more Frank Gore’s Son, A RB Recruit, Enjoying Recruiting Visit