OTTAWA — House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer is refusing to table two letters he received from Elections Canada about the eligibility of two Conservative MPs to sit in the House and told one Liberal MP to look on the Internet if he wanted to see the documents.
I read these new volumes in December. There are six large books, two columns to a page, large pages, the whole thing weighs about thirty pounds. I can't recall taking on such a large reading project in such a short period of time, but I am very glad I spent a few weeks immersed in the world of Vincent van Gogh. I was impressed by how smart van Gogh was, what an intellectual omnivore h
OTTAWA — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty may be cracking down on banks offering low rates to consumers, but his own government seems to be looking for the cheapest debt it can find.
In its Budget 2013, the government says it’s ready to pounce on “continued low historic rates” and is now assessing the potential of issuing bonds for 40 years – or even longer.
Internet auction giant eBay said Monday it has bought Hunch, an online service which provides users with personalized recommendations for products and services.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but former TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington, in a post on his personal blog Uncrunched.com, put the purchase price at around $80 million."With Hunch, we're adding new capabilities to personalizing the shopping experience on eBay to the individual relevant tastes and interests of our customers," eBay chief technology officer Mark Carges said in a statement.
eBay this morning said it has acquired Hunch, an online platform ?that delivers customized recommendations to its users based on their individual tastes.? The company said eBay customers should benefit from Hunch's ability to generate ?meaningful, yet often non-obvious, recommendations for items available on eBay based on their specific tastes.? Terms of the deal were ...