Monthly Archives: May 2018

Scotiabank buys doctors financial services company for $2.5 billion

Scotiabank has acquired doctors’ wealth services company MD Financial Management for $2.5 billion. The company provides financial planning, insurance, banking, investment and estate and trust services to Canadian doctors. A public offering of 19.7 million common shares at $76.15 per share will fund a portion of the acquisition. The acquisition also includes a 10-year deal…

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Judges rules Edmonton man can be extradited to U.S. to face terrorism-related charges

There is sufficient evidence to justify allowing an Edmonton man to be extradited to the United States to face terrorism-related charges, a Court of Queen’s Bench judge ruled Thursday. Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, 33, is accused of financing ISIS recruits, including three of his cousins from Edmonton. U.S. authorities allege that Abdullahi robbed an Edmonton jewelry store in 2014 to…

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9 Best Air-Dry Products for Frizzy Hair in the Summer

In theory, air-drying your hair should be a pretty simple task. (1) Get out of the shower. (2) Do nothing. But in practice, when hair is left to its own devices, it can take on a life of its own—especially come summer, when one step outside results in frizz or flatness, and there’s nothing you’d…

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Bison, BMX and Beer: What to do with your weekend in Edmonton

June is here and that means festivals, summer sports and family adventures. It’s all about the kids at the 37th annual International Children’s Festival of the Arts on until Sunday in St. Albert. The Bison Festival celebrates the largest land mammals in North America and takes place at Elk Island National Park on Saturday from noon until 4…

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