Cool change to smash southern heatwave

A cool change crossed Victoria on Wednesday having already brought rainfall to Adelaide, where temperatures plummeted 16C in six hours. The front also brought a sprinkling to Melbourne, where temperatures fell 5C in 14 minutes before dipping below 20C about noon. It followed an oppressive night where the mercury sat above 30C at midnight and … Read more

Greater Toronto’s Top Employers 2023 lead the way in workplace innovation

As we look to the future, Greater Toronto’s Top Employers 2023 are leading the way in shaping the post-pandemic workplace. While many initiatives are still being piloted, the winners of this year’s competition – selected by Mediacorp Canada Inc. – have been quick to respond to employee feedback about how, when and where they want … Read more

Agassiz alumna awarded UBC Banting fellowship

Former Agassiz-Harrison student Alex Kent is one of three postdoctoral fellows who received a prestigious award. Kent was recently awarded the Banting Award from University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan. Seventy such fellowships are awarded across Canada every academic year. Each researcher will be given $70,000 per year for two years. Kent attended Harrison Hot … Read more

Nearly 900 tickets issued in wake of Ottawa’s “Rolling Thunder” protests

Police have issued almost 900 tickets in the wake of the “Rolling Thunder” protests in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa right now. Fleets of motorcycles flooded the city centre over the weekend to protest the government’s COVID-19 mandates and policies, which have been relaxed significantly since the so-called Freedom Convoy occupation. On Monday morning, Ottawa … Read more

Democrat Zimmerman challenges Santos to resign and face him again in special election

Defeated New York congressional candidate Robert Zimmerman (D) on Tuesday called on his former opponent, Rep.-elect George Santos (R), to resign and run in a new election after Santos admitted to lying about his professional and educational background. Santos in an interview with the New York Post acknowledged discrepancies in his background, which were previously … Read more

‘Do the right thing, turn yourself in’: Police seek public’s help in finding vehicle involved in Winchester hit-and-run – Boston News, Weather, Sports

WINCHESTER, MASS. (WHDH) – Police in Winchester are searching for a driver who struck a woman with an SUV and took off last week. Officials with the Winchester Police Department said the hit-and-run happened on Thursday, Dec. 22, in the area of Main and Vine streets sometime before 8:45 p.m. That was when the owner … Read more

These Canadian Universities Have Free Courses You Can Take Online & Learn Something Useful

There are so many free courses you can take online with Canadian universities that are actually interesting and will teach you something useful. You can find these online courses with post-secondary schools all over the country including at the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta. The classes cover … Read more

New Year’s restaurant specials in the Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — 2023 is almost here! To ring in the new year, many restaurants around the Capital Region are offering special dinner, lunch, or brunch menus. Get all of the latest news, weather, sports, and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! Here’s where you can find restaurant specials for New Year’s Eve and … Read more