Armchair Bank of Canada critics like Pierre Poilievre should stick to football

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has rarely been so criticized as it is today. The Bank of Canada sets the interest rates which determine the cost of borrowing. And it pumps money into a stalled economy to get it going again, or pulls money back to keep the economy from overheating. The bank is now … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

New Oregon School Advisory Effective Today | News

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Departments of Education and Health are releasing a new “School Health Advisory for Continuity of Instruction.” The new advice insists that schools use their layered approach of preventative measures, including masks, to be kept in person for the rest of the school year. The notice says a pre-pandemic protocol for … Read more

Post-pandemic PE program at Righetti High leads to weight loss and muscle gain | Education

Nearly 900 Righetti High School students have combined to lose more than 900 pounds thanks to a new physical education program created in the wake of the pandemic. The program, which launched this school year, emphasizes cardiovascular and resistance training as well as nutrition. Using body fat and skeletal muscle mass indices, fat and muscle … Read more

Health Canada authorizes certain plasma pens

Health Canada has updated its advisory for plasma pens, noting that some pens have been authorized for use in Canada. In an update to a 2019 product warning, Health Canada said Wednesday it has authorized the sale of “certain plasma pens in Canada for the exclusive use of healthcare professionals.” A list of licensed plasma … Read more

Thousands of Toronto students drop virtual learning for 2022-23 and return to classrooms

Thousands of Toronto students who have learned virtually from home during the COVID-19 pandemic will turn off their devices and return to class next fall. Enrollment figures for September 2022 in public and Catholic school boards reveal that students plan to return to in-person learning in droves. At the Toronto District School Board, approximately 17,000 … Read more

The Melbourne family’s $1.2million home in south Melbourne is set to be demolished

The Melbourne family were happy to find a home before they were out of the market. Now the property is about to be flipped. A young family of five desperate for a place in Melbourne have ‘crashed’ a two-bedroom house to avoid being priced out of the booming market. This has become an increasingly common … Read more

Quality of drug supply declined in Vancouver during COVID-19 pandemic, study finds

More than a third of people who use drugs in Vancouver, Canada, reported a decline in drug quality during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction to drugs and alcohol. Declining drug quality was associated with an increased risk of non-fatal overdose. The research findings support calls for a … Read more

Pierre Poilievre will say just about anything

It’s not that people don’t like watching bankers get pissed off: it’s a subplot in several great movies. In a Conservative leadership campaign defined by convoy praise and high school debate club fires, Pierre Poilievre also takes time to attack the Bank of Canada. On Sunday, former Bank Governor David Dodge replied: ‘Well, they’re *** … Read more