Wednesday, March 3

To watch: Couche-Tard, Neo Performance and George Weston

Photo: 123rf What to do with the titles of Couche-Tard, Neo Performance Materials and George Weston? Here are some recommendations from analysts likely to move prices in the near future. Note: the author may have a totally different opinion from that expressed. Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B, $ 38.51): what to expect in the third trimester? Alimentation Couche-Tard will release its third quarter results on March 17. Irene Nattel of RBC Capital Markets expects a solid 15.3% increase in operating income to US $ 1.38 billion and 16.4% in earnings to US $ 0.60 per share. This forecast sits at the top of the US $ 0.43-0.62 range for all analysts. The global convenience store operator is expected to have benefited from goo...

Residential sales fell in February in Greater Montreal

Posted ago 0 minutes (Photo: Graham Hughes for The Canadian Press) Residential sales in the Montreal metropolitan area fell in February for the first time in six years as transactions plunged outside Quebec's largest city. The Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers of Quebec (APCIQ) reported that the number of sales fell 3% from the previous year to 5,1...

Identity generation: four questions on the dissolution of the far-right group

The outcome was no longer in doubt since the initiation of the dissolution procedure, announced on February 14 by the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin. The far-right group specializing in "anti-migrant" border operations, Generation Identity (GI), was indeed dissolved this Wednesday morning in the Council of Ministers. In eight years of existence, the association, whose headquarters are in Lyon, has been brought to justice several times for "provoking racial or religious discrimination". A resounding operation in the Pyrenees on January 26th precipitated its downfall. But the story of Generation Identity may not be over. What does the decree of dissolution say?The Minister of the Interior published on Wednesday on Twitter, the entire decree ...

Stade Rennes chooses Bruno Genesio as new coach to succeed Julien Stéphan

Stade Rennes chose Bruno Genesio, former coach of Olympique Lyonnais (OL), to succeed Julien Stéphan, a source close to the club said on Wednesday (March 3rd), confirming daily information The team. The Breton club announced on Monday the resignation of Julien Stéphan; since then, Bruno Genesio's name has been circulating in the media as the first choice. Born in Lyon, the former professional footballer, who played as a midfielder, notably coached OL from 2015 to 2019, before an experience in China, at Beijing Guoan (2019-2021). Coach with a virgin record, but with solid references, Bruno Genesio, 54, finds himself in Ligue 1 in a club that has had little success as an opponent (three wins in eight confrontations), but never too far from Lyon either: he will collaborate...

The Samsung Messaging app appears in the Microsoft Store, but you can’t download it yet

A Samsung Messaging application has appeared in Microsoft's Windows app store. Detected by Windows Central, the application is not available for download. Instead, the Microsoft Store asks users to "Redeem a code," which could indicate that the app is part of a closed beta. In addition to that, the description says that the application can "send and receive SMS text messages" and that it is "for devices capable of using mobile data (5G and 4G LTE)". Finally, the app description lists some Samsung models (TabPro S, Galaxy Book 10.6 LTE, Galaxy Book 12 LTE, Galaxy Book2 and 'NT930QCA'), although it is not clear if those are devices that will be able to run Samsung Messaging. app. Ultimately, it is unclear what the app does. At first it seemed like another way...

About 20% of species are threatened in France, the situation is deteriorating

On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, the OFB, the MNHN and the IUCN take stock of the Red List of threatened species in France which establishes the "degree of threat to species of flora and fauna"since 2008, according to a press release. In 13 years 13,842 species have been assessed, of which 17.6% are threatened. This percentage increases in breeding birds (32%), freshwater crustaceans (28%) or amphibians (23%). The situation is particularly worrying in overseas territories. 187 species have completely disappeared. For more than 2,100 others, the data are insufficient. The ultimate goal is to assess all species. Limited offer. 2 months for 1 € without commitment Other species are "near threatened": "it is an important concern to hav...

Pablo Iglesias criticizes the vaccination of infantas “when the rest of the Spanish are in the queue”

The second vice president of the Government, Pablo Iglesias, has once again charged against the monarchy, ensuring that there is "enormous indignation" in society, referring to the news that accounts for the vaccination against Covid of the infantas Cristina and Elena during a trip to Abu Dhabi to visit their father, Juan Carlos I.In a videoconference at the meeting of MEPs of La Izquierda in the European Parliament (The Left), Pablo Iglesias pointed out that Spanish society does not accept that members of the Royal House have been vaccinated, when the rest of the population is waiting their turn ."In Spanish society, and it must be said this way, there is a debate on the usefulness of the monarchy, that is growing every time that from the Royal House itself they offer...

20 years ago, Bernard Landry at the helm of the PQ

(Quebec) For two decades, he had agreed to play a supporting role behind the leader of the Parti Quebecois. René Lévesque, first, then Pierre Marc Johnson, Jacques Parizeau and Lucien Bouchard. But the time for this "exemplary militant" had come. 20 years ago today, Bernard Landry became leader of the Parti Québécois (PQ). He will be premier of Quebec five days later. Posted on March 3, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Denis lessardPressThere had been no leadership contest. The one nicknamed "the Grand Vizier", who continually aspired to take the place of the Caliph, had a de...

North Korea: Joe Biden’s other nuclear puzzle

That seems far away, the time when Donald Trump declared that he and Kim Jong-un had "fallen in love", and praised the "magnificent letters" of the young North Korean dictator. It was in 2018, the year of the first historic summit between the two leaders, in Singapore, when they had made a spectacular rapprochement against the backdrop of a vague promise of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Since the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi in February 2019, discussions have stalled. Noting the failure of the "deal" strategy - total denuclearization against the lifting of sanctions - of his predecessor, Joe Biden is faced with a puzzle, while the North Korean nuclear threat has not disappeared, far from it . The whole strategy towards North Korea "will be review...

AstraZeneca vaccine | The first doses expected in Canada on Wednesday

(Ottawa) The first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are due to arrive in Canada on Wednesday, but some confusion remains over who should get it. Posted on March 3, 2021 at 7:45 a.m. The Canadian PressCanada is to receive 500,000 doses of the vaccine - the third approved for use in Canada - from the Serum Institute of India.But questions persist about who the vaccine is for, as its use is the subject of conflicting guidelines.Health Canada last week cleared its use for all Canadian adults, ...

Brussels asks Sánchez for a “prudent fiscal policy” in 2022 due to the soaring debt

Related news The European Comission has confirmed this Wednesday that the Stability Pact -which obliges Member States to reduce deficits and debt- will remain frozen in 2022, for the third consecutive year, as advanced by EL ESPAÑOL. The objective is to give governments a free hand so that they can continue spending without limit in order to cushion the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, which lasts longer than expected. EU budgetary rules will only be reactivated when the eurozone returns to its pre-pandemic level of wealth, that is, at the earliest in 2023.Nevertheless, the free spending bar will not be the same for all Member States. The community Executive calls for a differentiated approach. Governments with debt under control, for example Germany, must prepare ...