Scientists Calculated The Probability of Falling Space Junk Killing Somebody

Scientists Calculated The Probability of Falling Space Junk Killing Somebody

The chance of someone being killed by space junk falling from the sky may seem ridiculously tiny. After all, nobody has yet died from such an accident, though there have been instances of injury and damage to property. But given that we are launching an increasing number of satellites, rockets and probes into space, do … Read more

Canada reminds travelers to Hong Kong to exercise ‘high degree of caution’ as US warns of detention risk

Canada reminds travelers to Hong Kong to exercise ‘high degree of caution’ as US warns of detention risk

Travelers at Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Terminal 1, are photographed on May 25, 2022.Fred Lum/the Globe and Mail The United States has listed Hong Kong as somewhere Americans are at risk of arbitrary detention, along with mainland China, Myanmar, Iran, North Korea, Russia, and Venezuela. In an updated travel advisory issued this week, the US … Read more

Gordon Pape: Three smaller-cap energy stock picks that offer yields greater than 6%

Gordon Pape: Three smaller-cap energy stock picks that offer yields greater than 6%

A Canadian Natural Resources pump jack pumps oil out of the ground near Dorothy, Alta.© Todd Korol/Reuters/Reuters One of the best places to find yields these days is the energy sector. The problem is that dividends can change very quickly. A few of these companies were able to maintain their payouts during the pandemic. Most … Read more

Ottawa seeking private-sector solution for export of East Coast LNG to Europe

Ottawa seeking private-sector solution for export of East Coast LNG to Europe

Minister of Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill on June 23.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says two private-sector proposals to export liquefied natural gas from Canada’s East Coast to European countries struggling to reduce their reliance on Russian fuel will need … Read more

What is the anti-inflammatory diet plan?

What is the anti-inflammatory diet plan?

Sign up for the weekly Health & Wellness newsletter for the latest news and advice. It’s well established that low-grade inflammation is a contributor to a host of chronic illnesses including heart disease, Type-2 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis. It’s also known that the foods you eat have the potential to either accelerate … Read more

Are bank stocks reflecting a recession? Not yet, and that’s a concern

Are bank stocks reflecting a recession?  Not yet, and that’s a concern

Canadian bank stocks are struggling as investors fret over the possibility of an oncoming recession, but some analysts believe that banks are not yet reflecting an ugly economic downturn. Share prices of the Big Six banks – Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of … Read more

12 outperforming TSX dividend stocks with low levels of ESG risk

12 outperforming TSX dividend stocks with low levels of ESG risk

What are we looking for? Outperforming Canadian stocks that have low levels of ESG risk. The screen Given the rocky Canadian equity markets of late, younger investors, who are often enthusiastic consumers of newsfeeds and social media, are reminded that what may appear to be the end of the world today will likely seem like … Read more

Higher rates but less inflation panic: What CIBC’s Benjamin Tal is predicting for stocks, home prices and the economy

Higher rates but less inflation panic: What CIBC’s Benjamin Tal is predicting for stocks, home prices and the economy

Benjamin Tal, deputy chief economist at CIBC Capital Markets, in Toronto on June 7, 2019.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail Mounting fears of a recession have gripped equity markets, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index now firmly in correction territory. The S&P/TSX is down 13 per cent from its record closing high of 22,087, reached on March … Read more

BMO taps Citibank executive as new chief risk officer

BMO taps Citibank executive as new chief risk officer

Bank of Montreal BMO-T is hiring a new chief risk officer, bringing on board Citibank executive Piyush Agrawal later this year as current risk chief Pat Cronin prepares to retire after nearly 30 years at the bank. Mr. Agrawal comes to BMO from Citibank NA, the consumer banking arm of US financial services giant Citigroup … Read more

Unvaccinated disproportionately risk safety of those vaccinated against COVID-19, study shows

Unvaccinated disproportionately risk safety of those vaccinated against COVID-19, study shows

A person wears a mask as most people surrounding them did not, as the Toronto Raptors play in Toronto, on March 24. Government-led public-health measures such as vaccine passports and mask mandates are lifting across the country, with the public being told to assess and manage personal risk.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press People who have not … Read more