Al Khatahtbeh said she could not accept the award because she believes the company is not inclusive. In particular, she said Revlon has given Gal Gadot, a brand ambassador for Revlon’s newest “Live Boldly” campaign, a pass when it comes to the “Wonder Woman” actress’ political beliefs. Gadot has strong opinions about the Palestinian Israeli conflict and is a vocal supporter of the Israel Defense Forces..
We’ll be there to back him all the way.”He has been riding harder and higher than ever before to make up for that unsuccessful bid in 2006 and his parents’ faith in him making these Games was vindicated.He reached the eligibility criteria at the first round of events he competed in. Riders needed to get one top 15 spot or two top 20 spots in one of the World Cup events during the year. He made the top 15 at the start of the season and finished in the top 20 in the last seven events..
Health Minister Christine Elliott said Monday that three sites set to open in Thunder Bay, Ont., St. Catharines, Ont., and Toronto were being put on hold as the government conducts a review to determine if such facilities will continue to operate in the province. A decision on the sites will be made by the end of September, she said..
Approved through Thinking Capital platform will be funded by the startup, but incentives will be offered for business owners to move their business banking to CIBC.partnership is about leveraging innovation to broaden the options for our existing business clients and attract new business and personal banking relationships to CIBC, said Jon Hountalas, executive vice president of CIBC business and corporate banking.Traditional banks are facing threats from a variety of fintech firms, companies using financial technology to compete in business lines including lending and payments. Though the upstarts are much smaller, their ability to use new technology and reams of online data to compete in traditional banking strongholds is seen as a longer term threat.As a result, while online digital technology is often viewed as disruptive, banks are increasingly choosing to join rather than fight them.Fintech poses ‘long term and dangerous’ threat to golden goose of Canadian banks, analysts warnBank of Nova Scotia creating ‘Digital Factory’ to pursue bank wide tech innovationsHow Canada’s banks are fighting back as economic headwinds threaten growthAs CIBC made clear with its arrangement Wednesday, for example, the new business lending option is intended to be complementary to the bank traditional forms of small business financing.The partnership with Thinking Capital was announced the same week mobile payments via Apple Pay arrived in Canada for American Express cardholders. Also on Wednesday, a fintech partner of Royal Bank of Canada revealed the Canadian bank is experimenting with Bitcoin blockchain technology, which could lead to a loyalty rewards program that spans business lines across the bank.Technology is transforming the economy and sectors from transportation, to banking, to energy, and it is changing business models, Dave McKay, chief executive of Royal Bank, said at a fintech roundtable discussion convened in Toronto by RBC on Wednesday.During the discussion Chris Finan, chief executive of Silicon Valley based startup Manifold Technology, who is working with RBC, said the backbone of virtual currency Bitcoin blockchain could be co opted as a platform for a cross bank rewards program.pretty early in the blockchain era, Finan said, adding that Manifold and the banks the startup is working with are looking for fruit as experimentation continues with the transaction tracking technology.are a great place to start, but also just the beginning of what possible, he said following the discussion.Banks view their fintech plays as a way to keep up, but also to differentiate themselves from other traditional financial services companies.Canadian banks, for example, are competing with different digital and other mobile technology aimed at retaining or winning customer loyalty.trying it that why there no great yet, said Linda Mantia, vice president of digital payments and cards at RBC.