Wellington-Altus buying TriVest Wealth Counsel as consolidation in private wealth advising ramps up

Independent wealth advisory Wellington-Altus is buying TriVest Wealth Counsel Ltd., a Calgary-based investment management firm, with plans to establish a beachhead for consolidation of the market segment in which it operates. Winnipeg-based Wellington-Altus, which has $8.5 billion in assets under administration, has already established itself as a consolidator in a larger segment of the wealth […]

Jeremy Corbyn will ‘cost taxpayer whopping £13.2billion by creating over 100 quangos’ – The Sun

JEREMY Corbyn will create more than 100 new quangos costing taxpayers £13.2billion, it was claimed last night. Tory analysts warned it will mean every taxpayer is slapped with a £425 bill over the next five years to fund Labour’s bloated bureaucracy and vanity projects. Jeremy Corbyn will create more than 100 new quangos costing taxpayers […]

Pentagon concerns spike in pro-Russian sentiment among U.S. troops – Defence Blog

The U.S. military officials have concerned the spike in pro-Russian sentiment among the households of military members. More than 1,000 U.S. adults responded between Oct. 24 and Oct. 30, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points to the second annual national defense survey conducted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation […]

Canada too slow to act on MMIW inquiry findings, says leader of Organization of American States

OTTAWA — The secretary general of the Organization of American States says Canada is taking too long to act on the final report of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, even as Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said Wednesday that the government will come up with a national action plan by June […]

U.S. Navy’s newest warship sinks vessel in western Atlantic – Defence Blog

The U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command has confirmed that Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) sinks a vessel in the western Atlantic on November 23. A Navy news release states that USS Detroit (LCS 7) sank derelict vessel encountered during deployment to the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. Also was released footage […]