- Ninety-three per cent of Canadians feel credit will encourage more charitable giving or will maintain current levels of support
- Half of young Canadians say that the new measure will encourage them to give more
- Statistics Canada: Canadians gave $8.5 billion to charitable causes last year, but percentage of those who give down 6 per cent from 1990
- BMO: The new credit is an example of how smart public policy can be used to encourage a new generation to do the right thing
Read more here: REPEAT-BMO Harris Private Banking Study: Nearly 70 Per Cent of Canadians Support Federal Budget’s New Charitable Giving Credit
Five contracts to maintain naval support ships have been extended by the Ministry of Defence in a move which, it says, will safeguard about 800 jobs.
Read this article: MoD extends maintenance contracts
More than 900 jobs will be created as part of a £4.5bn contract to build and maintain new inter-city trains, the Department for Transport says.
Read more here: Train deal to create 900 UK jobs
Fuel cell maker tries to maintain its $2.7 billion valuation.
See the original post here: Bloom raising another $150 million
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By David Banister
NEW YORK (TheMarketTrendForecast.com) — The U.S. market is one of very few trying to maintain a long-term uptrend bull cycle. …
Continue reading here: Mixed Technical Picture for U.S. Stocks
After a stellar first-quarter performance, investors are hoping the stock market can maintain its momentum into the holiday-shortened week ahead.
Read more here: Will growth keep the stock rally going?