Mariupol’s resistance changed the course of the war, Ukraine’s presidential adviser says

While Mariupol’s full capture would mark Russia’s greatest victory in the war, his campaign elsewhere has failed. Russian forces around Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkov in the northeast, have recently been retreating at the fastest rate since they were driven from the north and the area around the capital Kiev in late March. Podolyak, Ukraine’s chief … Read more

Canberra Business Chamber Business After Business socials

Socials at the Canberra Business Chamber Business After Business, Ann Harding Conference Hall, University of Canberra. Photos: Denholm Samaras. Louise Sassen, Lynn Spratt Owen Walter, Madan Nagpal, Leo Kasim Peter Strong, Julie Perry, Deepali Dholepatil Sam Chid, Kaye Keogh Janine Linklater, Amanda Fintan, Libby Taylor Domenic Dolan, Prince Muhire, Alpha Tshibangu Katey Battenally, Louise Wardman … Read more

Investors watch deals in Rosehill Central and Sydney CBD as interest rates rise

Loading JLL, together with Colliers, has been appointed exclusively to sell the main CBD land property at 263 George Street, directly opposite Australia Square, at a time when workers are returning to the city after the global pandemic closures. JLL’s Chief Executive of NSW, James Aroney, said the Sydney CBD core area remains the most … Read more

A new IKEA will open next week in downtown Toronto and it will be the first of its kind in Canada

An IKEA store, unlike any other in Canada, is coming to downtown Toronto next week, and Torontoinas will finally have all the meatballs they can eat and furniture they can buy without leaving the city. The new store will open on May 25 at the Aura Shopping Center at 382 Yonge Street, and shoppers can … Read more

Salt Spring Island ‘chicken war’ sues as rooster owner challenges noise ordinance

Warren Dingman calls them “chicken wars” — paltry poultry disputes that crop up every year in BC’s Gulf Islands, as reliable as a rooster crow. Ground zero for 2022 is Salt Spring Island, where concerns about rooster noise have led to statutes, publications in the local paper and even a pro-rooster petition. As head of … Read more

Satellite images capture massive plumes of smoke as New Mexico wildfires continue to grow

Plumes of smoke from wildfires blew across southwestern New Mexico as the National Weather Service predicted fires would continue in parts of the state on Tuesday, May 17. Images captured Monday night by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES East satellite show plumes of smoke from the Black Fire. On Monday, the Black Fire … Read more