High-rise proposal behind Richmond Row gets thumbs down from city staff — will councilors agree?

In the midst of London’s housing crisis, a new report to the Planning and Environment Committee (PEC) is raising eyebrows. City planners recommend council refuse a rezoning application by York Developments to permit a 22-storey, 214-unit, student-oriented residential building at the southeast corner of Ann and St. George Streets. Among the reasons for the recommendation: […]

After half a century, the Palace revives Tapadismo

More than half a century has passed since the Presidency handled the figure of the “covered”, to choose the PRI candidate, a candidacy that, contrary to the legends of the National Palace, invariably agreed with the political groups. Already in the eighties the names of the applicants were leaked to the public, applicants who had […]

Stories about First Nations water crisis earn CAJ nomination

A series about the drinking water crisis still affecting First Nation communities in northern Ontario is a finalist for the 2021 Canadian Association of Journalists‘student award of excellence. Gigoo-Aakoosi: Fish Is Sick told the story of the asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek, also known as Grassy Narrows First Nation, and Wabauskang First Nation and the historical and […]

Alberta government releases year-old review highlighting $1.3 billion Balancing Pool loss over four years

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News The Balancing Pool was set up as an independent government agency meant to backstop power purchase arrangements (PPAs) that were created when Alberta’s electricity industry was deregulated in the late 1990s Publishing date: Apr 21, 2022 • 37 minutes ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Associate Minister […]

Supreme Court leaves Puerto Rico in territorial limbo

The Supreme Court announced its ruling in United States vs. Vaello-Madero on April 21. This opinion reverses the ruling of the Court of Appeals and the District Court that the exclusion of the territory of Puerto Rico from Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits violates the equal protection component of the Due Process Clause of the […]

Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Brampton

A male pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in Brampton Thursday evening. Emergency crews were called to a collision around 6:30 pm at the intersection of Bovaird Drive East and Kennedy Road North. Police said the pedestrian was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later died of his injuries. The […]

Man dies after being hit by truck in Brampton

A pedestrian was killed when he was struck by the driver of a truck in Brampton Thursday evening, Peel police said. The collision happened at the intersection of Bovaird Drive East and Kennedy Road North around 6:30 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the pedestrian, a man in his 70s, with serious, life-threatening injuries. […]

La CAQ choisit Amélie Dionne pour conserver Rivière-du-Loup–Témiscouata

Visiblement de très bonne humeur, François Legault a présenté sa candidate à Rivière-du-Loup jeudi après-midi. Celle-ci prend le relais du député sortant de la Coalition avenir QuébecCAQ, Denis Tardif, qui ne se représentera pas aux prochaines élections en raison de problèmes de santé. Le chef de la Coalition avenir QuébecCAQ a souligné, radieux, les qualités de leader, […]

Daily advance of the application of the vaccine against Covid-19 in Mexico as of April 20, 2022

CORONAVIRUS INFOGRAPHIC DATA The vaccination program against the coronavirus began on December 24, 2020. For its execution, the doses contracted are available from different global pharmaceutical companies, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Cansino Biologic, Sputnik and Covax, the production mechanism headed by the Organization World Health Organization (WHO). To this day, this is how vaccination goes in the […]

Lily’s Place celebrates 10 years

A Kingston based emergency shelter for families recently reached its ten year anniversary in the community, celebrating a “positive milestone” after two of its most challenging years. The shelter is operated by HomeBase Housing, and provides short-term emergency housing and when at capacity are able to put families in hotels. In the past six months, […]