Earlier in the week, I had attended a traditional family office conference. That conference, which was held in a staid location synonymous with storied wealth, featured panels of service providers who had paid handsomely to speak at investors and hock their wares. Name badges were further divisive by investor, service provider and so on.
While Ed Woodward would be reluctant to admit it after failing previously he would still doubtless love to herald Ronaldo’s second coming.The one issue yet to be addressed is Jose Mourinho’s thoughts on the matter.Mourinho, relaxing against stair railings, knew he was leaving Spain and looked weary and unfussed. Ronaldo, suspended for the fixture, stood on the opposite side and appeared to try and make eye contact. Mourinho was looking at anything but the shiniest figure in the dim Bernabeu bowels.Mourinho had quarrelled with many of Real’s voluble first teamers Iker Casillas, Ramos and Pepe completed the quartet of irritated Iberians but he witheringly singled out Ronaldo a month earlier.What Mourinho has said about Ronaldo”We started the league sad,” he said.
Planet Money visited Planet Fitness, one of the biggest gym chains in America. Thegym had capacity to hold only about 300 people but had signed up 6,000 total members. Half of the Planet Fitness members don’t ever go to their gyms, Planet Money says..
Our concern is always what this will mean for affordability, said Kevin Lee, the CEO of the Canadian Home Builders Association, noting that while he supports the general intention behind the policies, there is some uncertainty, particularly around tighter codes for existing structures. He also stressed that the policies are in their early stages.next incremental steps are going to be more expensive, and may in fact not be cost effective, Lee said.The proposal comes as the Liberal government moves ahead with a suite of policies aimed at reducing GHG emissions, including a federally mandated carbon tax, federal methane regulations, policies to incentivize zero emissions vehicles and plans for a clean fuel standard.In a 2015 report, the International Energy Agency said Canada was a long way from meeting its 2020 and 2030 climate targets, despite tougher environmental policies introduced by Ottawa and some provinces. The agency suggested tightening building codes to meet Canada challenging climate goals.In 2014, 17 per cent of Canadian GHG emissions came from buildings, including the electricity generation used to heat and cool those structures.