Opinion: Why the return of travel to Canada now feels in the air

Ambarish Chandra is a professor of economics at the University of Toronto whose research focuses on airlines, travel and commerce. Duncan Dee is a former chief operating officer of Air Canada and a member of the committee that reviewed the Canada Transportation Act in 2016. Canada’s airports experience long lines, short tempers and frustrated travellers. … Read more

Inquiry on solar imports follows the law

WASHINGTON – Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo pushed back forcefully Wednesday against critics — including some within the Biden administration — who say a government investigation of solar imports from Southeast Asia is hindering President Joe Biden’s ambitious climate goals. Testifying on her department’s budget, Raimondo told a Senate panel that the solar inquiry is following … Read more

Govt. Reynolds signs several new bills into law

DES MOINES, Iowa (WOWT) – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed several bills into law Monday. A total of 26 bills were signed into law. They include entirely new legislation and amendments to previously-passed bills. HF2300 adds protections for certain members of the military concerning employment and insurance coverage. HF2155 creates provisions for preneed sellers and … Read more

Why US needs a law to sell off oligarchs’ assets

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden doesn’t want to just sixteen the yachts, luxury homes and other assets of Russian oligarchs, he wants to sell off the pricey goods and use the money to help rebuild Ukraine. He’s asking Congress to streamline the process to allow that to happen. In the latest attempt to pressure Russia … Read more

Older people pull out their to-do lists as pandemic travel restrictions are lifted

Elizabeth Forsythe plans to travel to Florida in May.Chris Donovan/The Globe and Mail Elizabeth Forsythe wasted no time booking a trip to Florida after travel restrictions at the Canada-US border were lifted. The 69-year-old from Sussex, New Brunswick, will be heading to Orlando with a group of girlfriends for shopping and fun in the sun … Read more

To keep Citizens property insurers afloat, Floridians may have to pay

ORLANDO, Florida. – State lawmakers say Florida’s private property insurance market has collapsed. The situation is described as a crisis. Insurers go bankrupt. Others are canceling policies and raising rates, and homeowners like Steve Oswald are feeling the pinch. [TRENDING: Bride, caterer arrested after guests at Longwood wedding say food was laced with marijuana | … Read more

The yen falls to its lowest level against the dollar in 20 years

AFP, published on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 1:06 p.m. The yen fell Wednesday to its lowest level in 20 years against the dollar, weighed down in particular by the widening gap between Japan’s still ultra-accommodating monetary policy and the tightening of that of the Fed in the face of US inflation. A dollar traded … Read more

Petrobras, flagship of Brazil’s industry in turmoil

AFP, published on Friday, April 08, 2022 at 5:24 p.m. A flagship of Brazilian industry, Petrobras is going through a period of turbulence, between political pressures and an almost impossible mission to lower fuel prices in the midst of an international crisis. The country’s largest company, the state-owned oil company has barely had time to … Read more