Scotiabank closing 35 Caribbean branches

Scotiabank closing 35 Caribbean branches

OTTAWA – Canada’s Scotiabank has announced plans to shut or shrink 120 branches, largely in Mexico and the Caribbean, in a bid to save $120 million annually. The bank said it would close 35 of its 200 branches in the Caribbean and would sever 1, 500 full-time employees, including 500 from its international operations. “In […]

Attacks not a valid reason for loss of liberties

By Nora Loreto I suspect that the events of Oct. 22, 2014, will mark a turning point in Canadian civil liberties. With downtown Ottawa back from lockdown and thousands who work in the core reeling, we are far from the dust settling on what has just happened. I also suspect that despite this fact, there […]

Gold tears deface Oscar Peterson statue

Gold tears deface Oscar Peterson statue

By Jasminee Sahoye Ottawa police have yet to lay charges against two youths captured on surveillance footage defacing the sculpture of Canadian jazz icon Oscar Peterson in downtown Ottawa. The footage shows two youths putting gold paint into the eyes of the lifesize sculpture shortly after midnight early last week. The sculpture has since been […]