RTRS – U.S. SUPREME COURT EXTENDS FEDERAL BENEFITS TO MARRIED GAY COUPLES BY STRIKING DOWN FEDERAL LAW
I erred earlier: Supreme Court has more decisions tomorrow — we may not have to wait til Wednesday for #Prop8 ruling
No #Prop8 today, folks! We’ll be back on Wednesday to watch…
TORONTO, June 20 (Reuters) – Beleaguered Toronto Mayor Rob
Ford won a legal victory on Thursday when Canada’s top court
refused to hear an appeal of a conflict-of-interest case that
could have ousted him from office.
The case is unrelated to reports by two media outlets last
month that Ford had been caught smoking crack cocaine on camera,
allegations that he has strongly denied.
BURLINGTON, Ontario (Reuters) – The Bank of Canada cannot rely on its usual models to assess the economy because of unexpectedly high levels of uncertainty, with the biggest risks coming from abroad, the new central bank chief, Stephen Poloz, said on Wednesday.
Answering audience questions after his inaugural speech, Poloz said the central bank was in “uncharted territory” and called for direct feedback from those doing business on the ground in order to better understand what is happening.