Tag: Projects

Financing Home Improvement Projects During Coronavirus

Many of us are home much more than usual these days, and you may be thinking about ways to improve your home — whether it’s expanding your new home office, upgrading your air conditioning, or putting in a new swimming pool for the summer. It’s easy to dream about those fun new projects, but figuring…

Google co-founder’s Kitty Hawk scraps one of its flying-car projects

Kitty Hawk is done with its Flyer single-person flying machine (above), saying this week that it’s learned all it can from the project. Led by Google co-founder Larry Page and Sebastian Thrun, who helped to launch Google’s autonomous car unit (now Waymo), the California-based company said it will turn its attention to developing its more…

Ford’s cancellation of renewable energy projects to cost at least $231M

The Ford government’s cancellation of almost 800 renewable energy projects after taking power last year will cost Ontarians at least $ 231 million, prompting comparisons with a previous Liberal government’s costly axing of gas plants. “The similarities are striking,” New Democrat MPP Peter Tabuns (Toronto-Danforth) said Tuesday of the July 2018 moves that stopped 758…

Ottawa pledges money for cultural projects Saskatchewan says are at risk

The federal government says it has approved funding for Saskatchewan theatre and recreational projects that the province said were in jeopardy. A letter posted to federal Infrastructure Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne’s Twitter account says funding for 13 of the province’s infrastructure projects have been approved. Champagne says additional projects are expected to be approved and that…