RIH Foundation waiting for business plan before confirming Cancer Care fundraising goal | NL radio

Health Minister Adrian Dix announcing steps forward for the new Cancer Care Center in Kamloops/via Abby Zieverink The head of the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation is hoping to walk-back suggestions that the people of Kamloops are going to be asked to raise millions of dollars for the new Cancer Care Center. Foundation CEO Heidi Coleman says there has not been any dollar amount being asked for from either the province or Interior Health at this point. “I don’t want there to be a number out there that might upset people, or inspire people,” said Coleman. “I do know there […]

Exclusive: Petrobras eyes steady investments in new five-year business plan, CEO says

[1/4]Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras Chief Executive Jean-Paul Prates attends an interview with Reuters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 17, 2023. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO, July 17 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company, Petrobras (PETR4.SA), will keep total investments in its next five-year business plan in line with the last, CEO Jean Paul Prates told Reuters on Monday , allaying market fears of a spending spree under the new leftist government. Petrobras is preparing to preview its upcoming 2024-2028 business plan next month, Prates said, ahead of approving the final plan at the end of the month. In […]

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka scraps monkey business plan

Bankrupt Sri Lanka’s government said it was scrapping plans to export around 100,000 endangered monkeys to China (Ishara S. KODIKARA) Bankrupt Sri Lanka’s government on Monday said it was scrapping plans to export around 100,000 endangered monkeys to China following an outcry and a court case by animal lovers. The toque macaque is endemic to Sri Lanka and common on the island of 22 million people but is classified as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list. Agriculture minister Mahinda Amaraweera said in June that China wanted the monkeys for 1,000 zoos across the country, […]

Puri And Charmme’s Business Plans Are A Highlight

Ace director Puri Jagan is keeping it low profile ever since the film Liger flopped big time at the box office. His production partner Charmme Kaur also took a break from social media after some distributors started forcing them to give back the money that was lost in the Liger distribution gamble. But then, here comes an interesting talk about these two. Even though the maker of films like Pokiri and Temper is getting ready to direct Ram Pothineni in his next, which will be a sequel to Ismart Shankar, he is getting other big offers too. Reports are doing […]

Why Your Business Is At Risk Without A Succession Plan

Daniel M. Machnik is the owner of Willis & Machnik Financial Servicesan affiliate of Avantax Wealth Management. getty When you’re building a small business, your time is precious. You’re focused on the right now—payroll, inventory, talent, operations, debt and profit. There’s often little time left to think about the long-term future of your business and who will run it when you’re gone. But your work deserves protection and a path to the future, and a succession plan is the first step to get there. Why does it matter? To me there are few things more tragic than a business owner […]

The Body Shop’s troubles mute solid Natura & Co performance

By Julia Wray 9-May-2023 The Brazilian brand-owner reported 3.4% consolidated net revenue growth for Q1 2023 Under new CEO Ian Bickley, The Body Shop will refine its business plan, said Natura & Co Natura & Co has reported a resilient Q1 2023 with a strong performance from its Latin American business compensating for less than stellar sales figures from The Body Shop and Avon International. The Brazilian conglomerate saw consolidated net revenue of Brazilian real R$8bn, up 3.4% at constant currency. Net income for the quarter amounted to R$652.4m. Natura & Co Latam sales were up 9% in constant currency, […]

Announcing the next wave of AI innovation with Microsoft Bing and Edge

Just three months ago, we unveiled the new AI-powered Microsoft Bing and Edge to reinvent the future of search with your copilot for the web. We aim to tackle a universal problem with traditional search – that nearly half of all web searches go unanswered, resulting in billions of people’s searches falling short of the mark. We launched the new Bing to bring you better search results, answers to your questions, the ability to create and compose, and with a new level of ease of use by being able to chat in natural language. Bing combines powerful large language models […]

Applications open for Comerica Hatch Detroit with $100K prize

Applications are now open for the $100,000 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest by TechTown. The contest awards $100,000 to startups hoping to open a brick-and-mortar business in either Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park. Entrepreneurs can submit their business plans on the Hatch Detroit website through Feb. 21, and the four-month contest will include two rounds of public voting. Those interested can sign up for information sessions on the website. On top of funding to open the store, the winners will be support for accounting, legal, IT and public relations. The first round of public voting will get the top 10, and […]