‘They would be incorrect’: Bill Morneau shoots down speculation that Canada is on cusp of recession

‘They would be incorrect’: Bill Morneau shoots down speculation that Canada is on cusp of recession

Canada is not currently in a recession, nor is it heading for one, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday, quickly dispelling a notion that experts and economists alike have begun to contemplate. “They would be incorrect,” Morneau said in his first remarks since releasing the 2019 federal budget on Tuesday. “That would be technically…

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Meet Marion Maréchal, the next voice of French nationalism

Meet Marion Maréchal, the next voice of French nationalism

THE REVAMPED Confluence neighbourhood of Lyon is a laboratory for modern eco-living. A self-driving electric bus runs along the river Rhône, and green architecture overlooks converted docks. Waterfront cafés serve health food, and arts centres rise on former industrial land. The new influx of metropolitan types into the district helped Emmanuel Macron win fully 82%…

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