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Bitcoin might become money, Goldman Sachs report says

Posted on 22 January 2018

A report sent to investors on Wednesday by Goldman Sachs says that the cryptocurrency Bitcoin might be regarded as money soon, due to its growing reputation. In the paper titled “Bitcoin as Money” it’s predicted that Bitcoin would continue to grow this year, beating its previous record in 2017. Top banks would likely begin considering it, and more reputable companies would accept th ...

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Bitcoin price plummets as other cryptocurrencies follow suit

Posted on 22 January 2018

The price of Bitcoin suffered a decline by more than 9% after plans to ban virtual currencies in South Korea emerged. Cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Ripple equally witnessed losses in price following information of the new bill. Ethereum, which had grown tremendously in the previous months to become the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, suffered a 5% drop in price. Ripple ...

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Blue Jays pick up ex-Cub catcher Montero

Posted on 03 July 2017

NEW YORK—The Blue Jays added some catching depth Monday, picking up veteran catcher Miguel Montero and cash from the Chicago Cubs, for a player to be named later, or cash.The money being sent to the Jays from the Cubs will pay some, or all, of the $7-million remaining on Montero’s contract that expires this year. The 34-year-old, 12-year veteran catcher from Caracas, Venezuela had ...

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Raptors give Jackson honest day’s workout

Posted on 29 May 2017

The Raptors can make dreams come true for young men at this time every year. The money and prestige and opportunity they can afford basketball players around the NBA draft is significant and substantial.But they are also dealing with the reality that very few would-be pros actually make it, and they can dash dreams or help turn them into reality.Take, for example, Justin Jackson, a r ...

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Raptors Show Some life, but the end is near: Arthur

Posted on 07 May 2017

You can see the end, now. It could be Sunday in Toronto; if the Raptors can come up with something unexpected, it could be Tuesday in Cleveland. Beyond that seems impossible to imagine at the moment, with Kyle Lowry limping with an ankle sprain, and three straight blowout losses to the defending champs. No, the end is coming. Soon, or later.“I’m still proud of our guys, the way they ...

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Gambling Pays Off; Lottery Corporation Pays Windsor $2.2 Million for Hosting Casino

Posted on 25 January 2017

The City of Windsor got a $2.2 million paycheque from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Friday for hosting Caesars Windsor. Municipalities where OLG gaming facilities are located get quarterly payments. Friday’s payment covers the period from October to December 2016. Since May 1994, Windsor has received more than $35.8 million. “OLG provides host municipalities with sig ...

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3 Doors Down Shows at Canadian Casinos Criticized after Trump Inauguration Gig

Posted on 25 January 2017

Today, the U.S. presidential inauguration. Soon, the Halifax casino. American rock band 3 Doors Down, one of the bigger musical acts at the U.S. pre-inauguration concert for Donald Trump, will follow up Thursday's performance in Washington, D.C., with a couple of gigs at Maritime casinos. The shows, scheduled for March at Casino New Brunswick in Moncton and ...

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City Receives Casino Pay

Posted on 25 January 2017

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. issued a third-quarter (October to December) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $590,180 to the City of Thunder Bay on Thursday for hosting OLG Casino T ...

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Ottawa, Gatineau mayors talking 'seamless' transit system

Posted on 20 January 2017

The mayors of Ottawa and Gatineau are working together in an unprecedented fashion to ensure there’s a “more seamless” transit system for passengers once Ottawa’s Confederation LRT line opens next year.

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and his Gatineau counterpart Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin have convened two meetings with the heads of each city’s transit service to discuss transfer ...

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Ottawa Prom Night Victim's Dying Words: 'Who did this? Who did This?'

Posted on 20 January 2017

Seconds after Brandon Volpi was slashed in the throat and stabbed in the heart on his prom night, he clutched his bleeding neck and shouted angrily, “Who did this? Who did this?”

The St. Patrick’s High School grad’s dying words were revealed at his accused killer’s trial on Thursday when Les Suites Hotel security guard Brandon Armstrong took the stand and recounted the ...