Gary Payton II Completes Portland Trail Blazers Deal; 3-year deal of $28 million, sources say:

Gary Payton II Completes Portland Trail Blazers Deal;  3-year deal of  million, sources say:

2:24 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN Gary Payton II is finalizing a multi-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, his agent, Aaron Goodwin, has confirmed to ESPN. Payton, who spent the past two seasons with the Golden State Warriors, is expected to sign a $28 million three-year deal with the Blazers, sources told ESPN’s Marc J. … Read more

Toronto’s street is full of huge pink flamingos and unicorns

Toronto’s street is full of huge pink flamingos and unicorns

In the age of the selfie, inflatables are an advertiser’s best friend. Especially in the summer months, when marketing strategists go out to test the public’s appetite for publicity stunts, helium balloons and garish props often serve as the backdrop to nearly every pop-up and branding exercise in town. This weekend, Canadian Tire has lined … Read more

Petition demands mayor pay for advertising leaflets

Petition demands mayor pay for advertising leaflets

Article content An online petition calling on the mayor of Windsor to reimburse the city for promotional tax inserts featuring his image months before voters went to the polls could break election rules if he agrees. Article content That’s according to the city administrator of data, elections and freedom of information, who told the Star … Read more

SD62 Capital Plan Includes Seismic Upgrades For Port Renfrew, 3 New West Shore Schools – Victoria News

SD62 Capital Plan Includes Seismic Upgrades For Port Renfrew, 3 New West Shore Schools – Victoria News

Seismic upgrades at Port Renfrew Elementary and the start of work on three new elementary schools are the highlights of the Sooke School District’s submission of the major capital plan for 2022-23. The SD62 Education Council approved the plan during the board meeting on June 28. In addition to the new schools in Langford and … Read more

Inflation hits record 8.6% for 19 countries using the euro

Inflation hits record 8.6% for 19 countries using the euro

LONDON — Inflation in countries using the euro set another breathtaking record, fueled by a massive rise in energy costs, fueled in part by the Russian war in Ukraine. Annual inflation in the 19 euro-zone countries reached 8.6% in June and rose above 8.1% recorded in May, according to the latest figures released Friday by … Read more

Ontario’s temporary gas tax cut aims to bring relief to the pumps

Ontario’s temporary gas tax cut aims to bring relief to the pumps

A motorist refuels his car at a local Ottawa, Ont. gas station in Ottawa, Ont. on May 6Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Ontario’s small businesses and tourism industry are optimistic that the temporary six-month gas tax cut in the province will lead to more travel this summer. On Friday, the county’s gas tax was cut … Read more

Bill Gates starts following Mahesh Babu on social media

Bill Gates starts following Mahesh Babu on social media

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has started following Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu on his official Instagram and Twitter accounts. The development comes days after Mahesh Babu, along with his wife Namrata Shirodkar, met the well-known businessman in New York. Mahesh Babu and Namrata had posted pictures in their social media handles after meeting the billionaire. “Had … Read more