Cape Breton Office Closures Feb 13

first_imgDue to the expected storm track, provincial government offices located in Inverness, Richmond and Victoria counties will close at noon today, Monday, Feb. 13. Cape Breton County (CBRM) offices will close at 2 p.m. All provincial government offices located in mainland Nova Scotia will remain closed for the day. -30-last_img

Germanys Merkel says Greece making progress with its reform deserves another chance

Germany’s Merkel says Greece making progress with its reform, deserves another chance by News Staff Posted Oct 13, 2012 9:19 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email BERLIN – Germany’s chancellor says she thinks debt-laden Greece is making progress in implementing reforms and austerity measures “step by step.”Angela Merkel said in her weekly video podcast published Saturday that Greece’s progress is slower than hoped “but on this matter we should always give Greece another chance.”Merkel’s comments appeared to signal a further shift in Germany’s position toward showing more patience even though Athens has fallen behind on the ambitious reforms and cuts it must implement in return for bailout loans.The subtle shift comes amid calls from the International Monetary Fund to give Greece two more years to meet the agreed targets.Merkel, who visited Athens Tuesday, has said that extending the timeframe for Greece’s reforms can only be decided after a creditors’ assessment expected within weeks. read more