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Author: 0 Today is Camp Day at Tim Hortons

Every week we will be giving away 25$ gift card to Tim Horton's if you can share your "bits of wisdom" about the D. Camp Day festivities are also taking place at Tim Horton's locations in Arnprior as well. The camps offer kids an opportunity to grow and learn new skills through outdoor challenges and orienteering, arts and crafts, and sports that include canoeing, kayaking, swimming and horseback riding, depending on the facilities available.

Finance Poundworld future in the balance after buyer pulls out
Author: 0 Poundworld future in the balance after buyer pulls out

The budget retailer is so low on cash that it might have to call in administrators within days, it is understood, putting around 5,300 jobs at risk. Flacks, a USA firm which was linked to a bid at the weekend, is not regarded as a serious bidder for the UK-based bargains chain.

Finance Google pledges not to use artificial intelligence for weapons or surveillance
Author: 0 Google pledges not to use artificial intelligence for weapons or surveillance

A Google spokesperson spoke to online media outlet The Verge and said if they had the guidelines in place, Google would have probably not pursued its relations with Department of Defense drone project . Resistance to Project Maven was serious enough that at least a dozen staffers reportedly resigned in protest . The company's collaboration with governments will be in the fields of cybersecurity, training, military recruitment, veterans' healthcare, and search and rescue.

Finance Oil prices drop on surprise US stockpile build
Author: 0 Oil prices drop on surprise US stockpile build

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 19 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at $66.14 a barrel. USA crude was down nearly twice as much as Brent, widening its discount from Tuesda. A flag with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) logo is seen during a meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC producing countries in Vienna, Austria September 22, 2017.

Finance Trade spat looms as Trump heads for hostile G7
Author: 0 Trade spat looms as Trump heads for hostile G7

Indeed, their 29-second white knuckle handshake at their first meeting was an indicator that they had the measure of each other and Mr Macron even came to be dubbed the "Trump Whisperer" after his successful hosting of the US President for the Bastille Day celebrations last July.

Finance US trade deficit falls for second straight month in April
Author: 0 US trade deficit falls for second straight month in April

The federal government agency said Canada's exports increased 1.6 per cent to a record $48.6 billion in April, marking a sixth increase over the past seven months. A trade war is also brewing with China. Canadians' auto buying binge seems to be waning, with imports of motor vehicles down 5.8 percent in April.

Author: 0 Trump talks tough on trade ahead of G7 meetings in Canada

It appears President Donald Trump is hoping to stoke more divisions and confrontations as he plans to head to this week's G7 summit being held in Charlevoix, Quebec - and Canada is in his crosshairs. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , June 7, 2018.

Finance Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations
Author: 0 Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

In When Greed and Corruption Become the Norm aired by BBC's Africa News, the journalist exposes some of Ghana's football insiders, releasing footage of officials and referees accepting cash bribes before games, which is explicitly against both FIFA and Ghana Football Association's (GFA) rules.

Finance Ex-Cambridge Analytica chief admits researcher provided Facebook data
Author: 0 Ex-Cambridge Analytica chief admits researcher provided Facebook data

It followed the day after the Observer published an exclusive report alleging CA had harvested the data of 50m Facebook users in order to influence the USA presidential elections. " Cambridge Analytica is the canary in the coal mine". Facebook says Kogan harvested it by creating an app on the platform that was downloaded by 270,000 people, providing access not only to their own but also their friends' personal data.

Finance Tesla Model X in California crash sped up seconds before impact
Author: 0 Tesla Model X in California crash sped up seconds before impact

Recovered data showed that Huang, an engineer for Apple, received alerts from the vehicle to place his hands on the steering wheel more than 15 minutes before the crash. Then, seven seconds before the crash, the Tesla began drifting left to align with the lead vehicle as it headed into a left-side exit. In the minute before the accident , his hands were on the wheel for a total 34 seconds, but not in the last six seconds before he struck a crash attenuator and concrete barrier on US-101 in ...

Author: 0 Some G7 leaders plot fightback against Trump on trade at summit

Two Canadian-based sources said divisions between the United States and other G7 members were so great that senior officials in charge of each nation's preparations planned to hold an unusual additional meeting the night before the summit in a bid to find consensus.

Finance Medicare insolvency now expected in 2026 - three years earlier than previous estimate
Author: 0 Medicare insolvency now expected in 2026 - three years earlier than previous estimate

Finances for Social Security and Medicare , two linchpins of the U.S. social safety net, worsened past year, according official projections released Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office said in April that federal deficits and debt would soar in the coming decade, after passage of the tax overhaul and legislation to increase military and domestic spending.

Finance Trump Unites U.S. Allies-in Opposition to His Trade Policies
Author: 0 Trump Unites U.S. Allies-in Opposition to His Trade Policies

Mexico promised retaliatory measures after the US announced it would go forward with its plan to impose steel and aluminum tariffs. That was met with retaliatory levies from its closest allies, which have raised fears of a trade war and prompted complaints to be filed with the World Trade Organisation .

Finance Ethiopia accepts peace deal with longtime rival Eritrea
Author: 0 Ethiopia accepts peace deal with longtime rival Eritrea

Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had promised to make peace with the country's northern neighbour after taking power earlier this year. By accepting the Algiers agreement Ethiopia will have to withdraw its occupying forces from all territories awarded to Eritrea by the EEBC, including the flashpoint town, Badme.

Finance Nevermind Salad Cream to Sandwich Cream, remember these food rebrands?
Author: 0 Nevermind Salad Cream to Sandwich Cream, remember these food rebrands?

Sometimes foods - and not just branded foods - are given a new name to make them sound less, well, revolting. It would be the first name change for the product since its launch in 1914. United Kingdom sales of the brand dipped 5.4 per cent to £28.8million previous year. 2018 - Heinz reveals it is changing the name of the iconic brand to reflect modern uses for the condiment.

Finance Conservative Icon David Koch Retiring From Business, Politics
Author: 0 Conservative Icon David Koch Retiring From Business, Politics

The 78-year-old NY resident is suffering from deteriorating health, according to a letter from older brother Charles Koch sent to company officials Tuesday. Following the Koch Industries announcement, Americans for Prosperity Foundation announced that David, 78, would be resigning from its board. Their network has promised to spend $400 million to shape the 2018 midterm elections.

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