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Berkeley reverses decision to nix speech by right-wing commentator

Coulter's comment came hours after university officials reversed an earlier decision to call off the event citing concerns of violence. " We also have an unwavering commitment to providing for the safety and well-being of speakers who come to campus, our students and other members of our campus and surrounding communities ".


United CEO Oscar Munoz: No one has been fired over passenger incident

United CEO Oscar Munoz: No one has been fired over passenger incident

Department of Transportation strengthening passenger rights. The incident sparked an outrage that was further exacerbated by United CEO Oscar Munoz's form-letter apology and choice of words in his public statement . "Our forecast for the quarter didn't change at all", president Scott Kirby said during United's first-quarter earnings call Tuesday morning. Munoz said he has received "a lot of support" from United's high-end customers, although "obviously a lot of people have ideas and ...


Ontario mulls non-resident speculation tax

Ontario mulls non-resident speculation tax

Possibly the most far-reaching of these measures is a 15% Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST). Notably, the issue of foreign buyers has been particularly controversial, with critics blaming them for speculation within the housing market but without hard data to support their contentions.


Inflation surprisingly soft as cheaper food offsets higher gas prices

Inflation surprisingly soft as cheaper food offsets higher gas prices

Canadian inflation increased lesse than expected in March, according to official data released on Friday. "It's a barometer of how much slack there is in the economy, how little pricing power there is across the economy", said Eric Theoret, currency strategist at Scotiabank.