Smart Cities World – Climate Action

The City of Toronto has created an accountability and governance framework to shape the implementation of its TransformTO Net Zero climate action strategy. The framework aims to ensure meaningful engagement with Toronto’s diverse communities and key stakeholders to monitor, ensure clear accountability, facilitate ongoing communication, and guide the effective and equitable implementation of Toronto’s climate … Read more

Prime Minister Heather Stefanson broke election finance rule in PC leadership bid: Commissioner

Heather Stefanson broke election finance rules in her bid to be elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Party and, by extension, prime minister of Manitoba, according to the Manitoba Commissioner of Elections. Stefanson defeated rival Shelly Glover in the PC leadership race that ended on October 30, less than two months after Brian Pallister stepped … Read more

Outrage after Israeli police beat mourners at journalist’s funeral

The US and EU sparked an international outcry on Saturday after Israeli police stormed the funeral procession of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, beating pallbearers who nearly dropped her coffin. Thousands of mourners packed Jerusalem’s old city on Friday for the funeral of the 51-year-old Al Jazeera journalist, two days after she was killed in … Read more

Ambulance ramping happens on a ‘regular basis’ in rural Victoria

dr. Dan Wilson of the Rural Doctors Association Victoria says GPs in rural Victoria “regularly” have to deal with ambulances. “That means patients are not getting the high level of care they deserve and sometimes it can lead to delays in receiving the right care,” Dr. Wilson to Sky News Australia. dr. Wilson said they … Read more

Strongman UAE named new president

The de facto leader of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, has been elected president of the Arab Gulf state by a federal supreme council, cementing his rule over the OPEC oil producer and major regional player. The council, which groups the rulers of the seven emirates of the UAE federation, elected … Read more

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A-League Men 2021/22 final preview: the contenders, the pretenders and the best of the rest

It may not fit the football purist image of the game, but after sixteen years of finals football – a quick series of knockout matches that reward the strongest team on the day rather than over the course of a season – there is little doubt that one of the most exciting and defining features … Read more

Review: Hurricane Diane at Rec Room Arts

In Madeleine George’s comedy with a message game, Hurricane Dianeit is the Greek demigod Dionysus (focused here on his realm of vegetation and ecstasy) who has all the superpowers. He returned to Earth disguised as the charming lesbian permaculture gardener Diane, he plans to save the world from environmental destruction by using divine seduction powers … Read more