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Wildfires in Canada: the challenge to recruit more firefighters
Canada has lost 30,000 firemen since 2016. We talk to the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs about their call for more efforts to boost recruitment amid the country's worst wildfire season on record.
Also in the show, should crypto currencies be considered securities or commodities? We hear about the implications that answer could have for firms like Binance and Coinbase.
As home and hybrid working extend well beyond the pandemic, we look into the footprint they are leaving in the design of the office space.
And we find out how much was paid for the largest ruby ever to come to auction.
Wildfire smoke affecting US East Coast
Businesses and schools in New York and across North America are affected by wildfire smoke from Canada with millions of people being advised to stay inside or if they have to go outside then they should wear a mask.
As the Eurozone economy enters a technical recession we speak to Emma Wall, Head of Investment Analysis & Research at Hargreaves Lansdown.
And we discuss the Kenya Finance Bill aimed at increasing revenues and addressing rising debt that has also been criticised for burdening Kenyans with higher taxes as the cost of living rises.
How has wildfire smoke impacted New York businesses?
Smoke from Canada fires blankets the US. New York's famous skyscrapers smothered in an orange tinged smog, and residents resorting to wearing face masks, the authorities are issuing health warnings, urging people to stay inside, if possible.
Meanwhile, business owners are continuing running their business with hopes for the clear skies in the future.
OECD call for cuts to fiscal support
New figures from the OECD say that global economic growth is expected to rise slightly.
And that means, says the OECD, that as the coronavirus pandemic and energy crisis fade into the background, the time is ripe for countries to get their public finances into better shape. We look at how governments might react.
Meanwhile China's total trade with Russia hit a new record high in May to levels not seen since the start of the war in Ukraine. Official data from Beijing showed trade between the two countries last month was worth $20.5 billion with Chinese imports from Russia worth $11.3 billion. We explore the factors influencing the spending behind the figures.
And as the Turkish lira tumbles to a low against the dollar we look at what this means for people in Turkey and Erdoğan’s new finance minister Mehmet Şimşek.
Big golf surprise: PGA Tour & DP World Tour agree merger with LIV Golf
The surprising announcement of the merge among two competitors: PGA Tour and LIV Golf became a real sensation.
The agreement comes after a year of unprecedented disruption in the men's game following the launch of LIV.
It means pending litigation between the tours will be halted and they will move forward as part of the same enterprise.