December 14th, 2017


TD Bank reports Q4 profit rises to $2.71B, up from $2.30B a year ago

By The Canadian Press on November 30th, 2017

TORONTO – TD Bank says it earned $2.71 billion in its latest quarter, up from $2.30 billion a year ago, boosted by its Canadian and U.S. retail banking business. The bank (TSX:TD) says the profit amounted to $1.42 per diluted share for the quarter ended Oct. 31, up from $1.20 per diluted share in the ... Read More »

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CIBC’s Q4 net income up 25% from year ago to cap record annual profit

By The Canadian Press on November 30th, 2017

TORONTO – CIBC is reporting $1.16 billion of net income in its fourth quarter, up 25 per cent from $931 million during the same period last year, on strong performances across its divisions. The Toronto-based bank (TSX:CM) says its net income for the three months ended Oct. 31 amounted to $2.59 per diluted share, compared ... Read More »

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‘Open banking’ holds promise but cybersecurity fears loom for Canadian banks

By Armina Ligaya, The Canadian Press on November 30th, 2017

TORONTO – As banks work to fortify their cybersecurity defences amidst a growing number of data breaches, they are also exploring the promise of so-called “open banking,” a concept that could finally disrupt the staid financial services industry. Customers have increasingly moved away from physical branches towards online and mobile apps, but banking has yet ... Read More »

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Exes file clashing lawsuits over hit novel ‘The Girls’

By Andrew Dalton, The Associated Press on November 30th, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A lawsuit alleges that author Emma Cline plagiarized parts of her bestselling novel “The Girls” from an ex-boyfriend by using spyware to access his email and other accounts, claims that Cline vehemently denies. The novelist said in a countersuit that the plagiarism allegations are the “ludicrous” acts of a man who is ... Read More »

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Redesigned Camry better than ever

By Lethbridge Herald on September 29th, 2017

Toyota gives its mid-sized sedan a massive makeover Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald The Toyota Camry was always a great car, by far one of my favourite sedans to drive. Completely redesigned for 2018, it is now beyond fantastic. Sharing zero parts — yes, zero — with the 2017 model, the 2018 Camry is built ... Read More »

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Redesigned Cruze sets the bar higher

By Lethbridge Herald on July 15th, 2016

Whether cruising or commuting, this compact is capable and comfortable Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Are there any better affordable compact sedans on the market than the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze? That’s a question buyers will have to answer for themselves but it’s clear after a test drive, the bowtie company has set the bar high ... Read More »

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Nissan rolls out a Titan of a truck

By Lethbridge Herald on March 18th, 2016

Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Nissan has just fired a new volley in the war for North American pickup supremacy and it’s going to make quite a mark. The company has redesigned and relaunched its full-sized pickup line, now called the Titan XD, a truck Nissan says has “the sense of a light duty with ... Read More »

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Wednesday May 27, 2015

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 27th, 2015

BECKNERJUNE BECKNER went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 23, 2015 at the age of 90. June leaves to mourn; her daughters Bettie Orchard, Bonnie (Tom) Bateman, daughter-in-law Sandra Beckner Pizzingilli (Lou), 7 grandchildren, 16 great -grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, 4 brothers. Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.703-13 Street ... Read More »

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