That boosted the number of children in the city living in poverty to 24 per cent. About 30% of households contributed to more than one savings plan, and 9.3% contributed to all three. The report attributed the loss in income to the decline in manufacturing in Ontario. Ontario metropolitan areas had the largest increases in low income rates, with Windsor's rising from 14 per cent in 2005 to 17.5 per cent in 2015.
A quarter of US refining capacity to be taken off-line due to the hurricane, sapping demand. Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a risky Category 4 hurricane. That's down from an August estimate of 9.91 million barrels. The U.S. benchmark advanced 16 cents, or 0.3%, on Tuesday. Hurricanes have shaken energy markets, with Irma shutting fuel stations and ports across Florida and Harvey strangling refineries in the nation's energy hub.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced in a binding directive issued Wednesday a total ban on the use of any products in the federal government engineered by AO Kaspersky Lab , a Russian-based company that develops antivirus software, among other things.
It was intended that the people should be able to choose the representative they want to see safeguarding Singapore's reserves and upholding the integrity of the public service, as these are important tasks. "All Singaporeans are unhappy that meritocracy and electoral fairness, core Singaporean values, have been eroded to fulfil perceived political goals", writer and political commentator Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh told the AFP news agency.
The workers will fill numerous roles, including making sure stores are well stocked, online orders are filled, and freight moved from distribution and fulfillment centers. "An increasing number of these jobs will involve new technologies and be more customer-centric, as brick-and-mortar retailers seek to create experiences that consumers can not find online".
The administration also decided that only refugees who have a personal relationship with a US citizen or organization should be allowed to enter. The Ninth Circuit held that the "written assurance [a refugee resettlement] agency submits [to the State Department]..." creates a "bona fide relationship" as described by the Supreme Court.