U.S. Air Force aerial refuelers supports German Typhoon fighter jets – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has released footage showing Airmen from the 351st Air Refueling Squadron and 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron with its KC-135 Stratotankers supported German air force Eurofighter Typhoons. German fighter jets received fuel over Germany from a Bloody Hundredth’s KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Dec 4, 2019, […]

Alberta considers buying back bonds to smooth issuance as outstanding debt climbs

Alberta may consider buying back some of its bonds in an effort to smooth its maturities as its debt outstanding rises. The buy-back strategy, including terms and amounts, is still under analysis, according to Jerrica Goodwin, an Edmonton-based spokeswoman at Alberta’s finance ministry said. The plan, which may start as soon as the next fiscal […]

New Calgary cycle track extension connects with Bow River Pathway – Calgary

The city is hosting an information session on Wednesday to show Calgarians the plans to extend the 12 Avenue cycle track. The track opened in 2015. Related News READ MORE: 12 Avenue cycle track opens Currently, it runs from Victoria Park to 15 Street S.W. The city plans to push it to 19 […]

U.S. Army seeks new TITAN expeditionary intelligence ground station – Defence Blog

The U.S. Army issued an updated government’s main contracting website notice to industry for technology to develop a new expeditionary intelligence ground station. The Army is issuing a solicitation request to industry to collect information of future mobile intelligence ground station architecture to operate at brigade, division, corps and field Army echelons, in vehicles and […]

‘Anne with an E’ creator says show won’t be revived despite fan petition

TORONTO — The creator and executive producer for “Anne with an E” is telling fans today that a revival of the show will not happen. A fan petition calling on Netflix to renew the Canadian show gained over 66,000 signatures by Saturday, but executive producer Miranda de Pencier said on Instagram that “there is just […]

Stephen Poloz to step down: How Canada’s top banker went from folksy obscurity to steady hand

OTTAWA — Outgoing governor Stephen Poloz once joked that, after being chosen to succeed Mark Carney as head of the Bank of Canada in 2013, he was received much like the guy who replaced Wayne Gretzky. That is to say: nobody actually remembers the guy who replaced The Great One. Poloz was plucked from relative […]

U.S Army Soldiers deploys to Ukraine – Defence Blog

The U.S. Army has announced that earlier this month approximately 160 American Soldiers with the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquarters company deployed to Ukraine as Task Force Juvigny and assumed responsibility of the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine at the Combat Training Center – Yavoriv. TF Juvigny consists of Soldiers from several units […]

‘Canada could well pay for this’: Experts weigh in on consequences of Trudeau appearing to mock Trump in video

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appearing to mock Donald Trump was thrust into the heart of U.S. politics on Thursday. A campaign ad by former vice-president Joe Biden, running to be the Democratic nominee against Trump in 2020, said the video was evidence that world leaders were derisive of the U.S. president. “The […]

CIBC and TD see profit drop after rise in loan-loss provisions

Both the Toronto-Dominion Bank and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce said Thursday that they saw profit slip in the fourth quarter after having to set aside more money for possibly sour loans. TD Bank reported net income of nearly $2.9 billion for the three months ended Oct. 31, down almost four per cent from […]

Pentagon reveals reasons why U.S. forces still remain in Syria – Defence Blog

U.S. military revealed principal reasons for why thousand of U.S. service members still remain in Eastern Syria. Army Lt. Gen. Robert White, the commander of Combined Joint Operation Inherent Resolve, said last week in Baghdad explained that U.S. forces are reset and repostured in Eastern Syria and have restarted operations with the Syrian Democratic Forces […]