Archive For January 31, 2017

Vancouver’s chief housing officer Mukhtar Latif no longer with the city

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Vancouver’s chief housing officer Mukhtar Latif no longer with the city

Vancouver’s Chief Housing Officer Mukhtar Latif is no longer working for the city.A statement released Tuesday afternoon by city manager Sadhu Johnson said “the City of Vancouver has made a change to how it implements affordable housing in Vancouver to meet its vision for a resilient, diverse and connected city where everyone has a place…

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Presidente boliviano Morales invita a México a retornar al G77

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Presidente boliviano Morales invita a México a retornar al G77

“Unidos seremos la potencia que en su diversidad construya solidaridad mundial”, escribió Morales en su cuenta oficial de la red social Twitter. Anteriormente, Morales había manifestado que “geográficamente México está en el norte, pero para Estados Unidos siempre estará al sur. Nuestra familia está en el sur”. “Invito a México retornar al G77 y juntos…

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Quebec City mosque shooting: Experts say attack a teachable moment for children

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Quebec City mosque shooting: Experts say attack a teachable moment for children

TORONTO – When Marcia Powers-Dunlop heard about the deadly attack on a mosque in Quebec City, she knew she’d have to send out a note to the support workers she oversees in the Toronto District School Board. The message: use the killings as an opportunity to discuss inclusion and equity.The board sent a similar message…

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9 Pieces Of Parenting Wisdom From Kerry Washington

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9 Pieces Of Parenting Wisdom From Kerry Washington

Small-screen goddess Kerry Washington turns 40 today. While the Olivia Pope actress celebrated in style (with a giant cake that dreams are made of) on the set of “Scandal,” we imagine she’s in for an even better celebration later with her kiddos. Spending my birthday with the #Scandal family. No place I'd rather be. I can't…

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6 charged, including 2 youths, after alleged abduction, police chase into Edmonton

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6 charged, including 2 youths, after alleged abduction, police chase into Edmonton

A 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl are among six people facing charges after a police pursuit that led officers from Strathcona County to Edmonton.It happened on Jan. 29 at 3:20 a.m. RCMP first responded to a call about an alleged abduction involving a white Chrysler 300 at a parking lot outside a Sherwood Park apartment.A…

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If Rec Leagues Were Really Being Honest With Themselves

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If Rec Leagues Were Really Being Honest With Themselves

When you stop and think about it, is there anything more sad than rec league sports? People past their athletic prime, trying to maintain a social life, all so they can go out and drink afterwards. … OK, that’s a pretty good reason. Comedy writer Evan Krumholz got together with some buddies to show us…

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EC President Tusk lists US administration as one of EU’s ‘external threats’

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EC President Tusk lists US administration as one of EU’s ‘external threats’

In a letter to the European Union’s national leaders, European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday that the bloc’s current challenges “are more dangerous than ever before in the time since the signature of the Treaty of Rome 60 years ago.” Tusk highlighted an “assertive China,” “Russia’s aggressive policy” in Eastern Europe, and “radical Islam”…

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Man charged by Toronto police after escort, spa robberies

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Man charged by Toronto police after escort, spa robberies

Toronto police have charged a suspect in connection with a series of robberies over the past month.Police said officers were called to the Yonge Street and Gerrard Street East area Monday with a report of an escort robbery.Officers said a man allegedly contacted a woman for escort services while posing as a client.  It’s unclear how…

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Demandan en Alemania a WhatsApp por violar privacidad de usuarios

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Demandan en Alemania a WhatsApp por violar privacidad de usuarios

De acuerdo con ella, la aplicación “recauda y almacena datos en parte ilegalmente y los comparte con Facebook“. Facebook adquirió WhatsApp en 2014 y el año pasado anunció que la aplicación compartiría los números telefónicos de sus usuarios con la red social. Desde la VZBV recalcaron que la compartición de datos se produce independientemente de…

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Chris Christie Says Trump Immigration Order Rollout Was 'Terrible'

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Chris Christie Says Trump Immigration Order Rollout Was 'Terrible'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday criticized the implementation of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, which halted the U.S. refugee program and banned travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. Noting he “didn’t disagree” with its substance, Christie called the Trump administration’s rollout of Friday’s order “terrible.” “I think lot of what happened was…

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