Day: January 25, 2018

Scientists move Doomsday Clock ahead to 2 minutes to midnight

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the Doomsday Clock ahead by 30 seconds — to 11:58 p.m. — the symbolic time of civilization’s destruction. “It is with considerable concern that we set the Doomsday Clock, as of today,” Rachel Bronson, president and CEO of the organization, said during a news conference […]

‘A question even I don’t know the answer to’: Poloz unsure of more rate hikes for 2018

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said Thursday he doesn’t know the potential for the country’s central bank to hike interest rates again this year. “That’s a question even I don’t know the answer to,” Poloz said during an interview with CNBC during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “We’re […]

Carillion Canada gets creditor protection after failure of U.K. parent

The Canadian divisions of U.K. construction firm Carillion PLC said Thursday they have been granted court-ordered creditor protection following the collapse of their parent company earlier this month. Carillion Canada, which employs more than 6,000 people, said the move came after its parent started liquidation in the United Kingdom on January […]