Tag: March

Democratic U.S. politicians urge police reforms as protesters march for 11th day

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Prominent Democratic politicians on Friday embraced the cause of U.S. protesters angered by the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody, adopting their slogans and announcing reforms as tensions remained high in major cities. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, who has sparred with U.S. President Donald Trump over his sometimes heavy-handed…

Press Conference Opening Statement – March 27, 2020

Good morning, and thank you for joining Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins and me to discuss today’s interest rate decision. Before turning to your questions, let me briefly summarize today’s announcements. First, we have lowered our target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to ¼ percent. This unscheduled rate decision brings the policy rate…

Was Canada quick enough to curb COVID-19? Experts say there was community spread as early as March 1

Did Canadian health officials act fast enough to curb community transmission of COVID-19? This week’s growth in positive tests, from people infected earlier in March, suggests they did not. While infectious disease experts say it is believed Canada had community transmission as early as March 1, governments did not bring in “physical” or “social” distancing…

‘The Who’ reschedule axed tour to March 2021

The Who have rescheduled their 2020 tour to next year after shutting down dates due to the coronavirus pandemic. The group postponed their U.K. and Ireland tour, which was set to start on Monday, last week due to safety concerns, but promised to reschedule – and they haven’t wasted time in announcing new dates. The…

Casino Bonuses in March 2020: Latest Offers and Codes

March 10, 2020 Giovanni Angioni When you play at online casinos, you want to start with a good bonus. Even more so when you register at a new casino and you want to have a look around before you decide if to deposit or not. In 2020 you can use a lot of casino bonus…