Government accused of ‘putting profit over human dignity’ with plan to build prisons and boost economy

A government pledge to build new prisons has been criticised as “putting profit over human dignity” after the Ministry of Justice heralded the scheme as being designed to boost the nation’s economy. The MoJ announced four new sites would be built across England in the next six years amid a drive to fulfil a Conservative […]

CIBC and TD see profit drop after rise in loan-loss provisions

Both the Toronto-Dominion Bank and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce said Thursday that they saw profit slip in the fourth quarter after having to set aside more money for possibly sour loans. TD Bank reported net income of nearly $2.9 billion for the three months ended Oct. 31, down almost four per cent from […]