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BC BUDGET: Liberals blast 'tax and spend' plan

BC BUDGET: Liberals blast 'tax and spend' plan

The BC government is also slated to eliminate all MSP premiums by January 1st, 2020 , but Rustad says small businesses will be hit the most by this act. "I think it's a bold first step and we totally support it". "Our goal is fairness", said James . Though James describes the government's measures as "bold", she acknowledged they will not provide a quick fix for the troubles that have always been festering in B.C.'s real estate market.


Police ask people not to call 911 over KFC crisis

Police ask people not to call 911 over KFC crisis

Meanwhile, KFC said it expects disruption to some restaurants to continue for the rest of the week after a new delivery contract with DHL sparked chicken shortages across the country. Open branches are operating on shortened hours or with limited menus. KFC was warned months ago that it could face delivery problems by using DHL, according to a union.



Walmart 4Q profit misses, sales better than expected

The company is battling for sales in a rapidly shifting retail landscape. The company said it failed to keep some basic items in stock over the holidays as it tried to manage a higher demand for things like TVs and toys . (WMT) reported fourth-quarter adjusted profit per share of $1.33 compared to $1.30, prior year. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations.


SpaceX to launch first of its global internet satellites

SpaceX to launch first of its global internet satellites

Riding along with Hisdesat's Paz spacecraft are the first two prototypes for what's eventually expected to become a SpaceX constellation of thousands of satellites, created to provide low-cost broadband internet service from low Earth orbit.


Maharashtra to become India's first trillion-dollar economy, says Narendra Modi

Maharashtra to become India's first trillion-dollar economy, says Narendra Modi

After inaugurating the state's first-ever Global Investors Summit at the MMRDA Grounds in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Modi will interact with corporate chiefs at high tea, along with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis . Some of the big investments include an agreement between the Italian sports vehicle major Lamborghini and Kinetic to manufacture e-cars, and the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council's Rs 14,000-crore investment to develop a gems & jewellery park near Mumbai , Fadnavis ...


Porsche confirms the death of diesel

Porsche confirms the death of diesel

Porsche has reportedly ceased production of vehicles equipped with diesel engines. Speculations around Porsche dropping diesel technology altogether arose after the company did not launch a diesel version of the third-generation model of its Cayenne SUV.