B.C. university withdraws from embattled drug insurance program

B.C. university withdraws from embattled drug insurance program

A British Columbia university says it has withdrawn from an insurance cost-savings program at the centre of a past union grievance and an instructor’s ongoing human rights complaint alleging it previously prevented him from accessing “life-changing” medication. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is withdrawing from Manulife’s optional DrugWatch program following “faculty concerns,” it announced in an…

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Scotiabank earnings top expectations | Financial Post

Scotiabank earnings top expectations | Financial Post

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Finance Banking Bank boosts bad loan provisions to $1 billion as mortgage strains increase Get the latest from Barbara Shecter straight to your inbox Sign Up Published May 28, 2024  •  Last updated 2 days ago  •  3 minute read You can save this article by registering for free here. Or sign-in…

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New program aims to help Black business owners land top contracts

New program aims to help Black business owners land top contracts

Governments and corporations in Canada spend billions each year procuring products and services, but Jackee Kasandy says that historically barely any has gone to businesses owned by Black people, and she wants that to change.  Kasandy heads the British Columbia-based Black Entrepreneurs and Businesses of Canada Society, which now offers a certification program to help…

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GPT-4 Already Better Than Humans at Financial Forecasts, Modeling: Study

GPT-4 Already Better Than Humans at Financial Forecasts, Modeling: Study

OpenAI’s GPT-4 is better than humans at analyzing financial statements and making forecasts, according to a new study. “Even without any narrative or industry-specific information, the LLM outperforms financial analysts in its ability to predict earnings changes,” the study found. Trading strategies based on GPT-4 also delivered more profitable results than the stock market. Thanks…

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