What freedom looks like for imprisoned artists

LONDON — Sixty years ago, Hungarian-born writer, philosopher and political activist Arthur Koestler founded a charity to encourage people in the criminal justice system to make art. During the Spanish Civil War, Koestler had been captured as a political prisoner by Franco’s fascist regime and sentenced to death. He was released at the last minute … Read more

NBL23: Sydney Kings beat New Zealand Breakers

The Sydney Kings have recorded a dominant victory over the New Zealand Breakers to signal their intention for another big season. Stay tuned for all Round 10 NBL action. Kings dismantle Breakers to pass the greatest test —Martin Gabor If this was Sydney’s biggest Test of the season then the rest of the NBL should … Read more

No downforce on energy by Bowen is a ‘monumental failure’: Bridget McKenzie

Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie says Energy Secretary Chris Bowen’s coal cap pricing is a “monumental failure” with no plans for downward pressure on “crippling” energy prices. “They told us they had a plan to deal with this; clearly they haven’t,” Ms McKenzie told Sky News presenter Peta Credlin. Dressing this meeting up as an investment … Read more

Craft beer: Capital Brewing Co on achieving B-Corp status and becoming carbon neutral

There’s no question that craft beer is a source of joy for aficionados across Australia, but a brewery in the nation’s capital is also approaching as a “force for good”. Since launching six years ago in the Canberra suburb of Fyshwick, Capital Brewing Co has taken the approach that treating their staff and the environment … Read more

Alberta’s deputy chief medical officer of health resigns

Article content The county’s two deputy health chiefs have resigned. Article content Dr. Rosana Salvaterra and Dr. Jing Hu have both resigned, an Alberta Health spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. For now, Chief Health Officer Dr. Mark Joffe going to work full time. Article content “Dr. Joffe will be supported by medical officers of health within AHS, … Read more

Glavin: Beijing, biodiversity and the pitfall of ‘collaboration’

Breadcrumb Trail links Opinion Columnists Canada has always thought that if we played nice with China, world problems like climate change could be solved. That’s not what the data shows. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the opening ceremony of the COP15 UN conference on biodiversity in Montreal on Tuesday. Photo by Paul Chiasson /The … Read more

7 BC men charged with human trafficking, including Hells Angels member

Article content A lengthy investigation by BC’s anti-gang unit has led to more than two dozen charges against seven alleged drug traffickers, one of whom is a full member of the Hells Angels’ Haney chapter. Article content BC’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit said two of the suspects, Roman and Lukas Tassone, remain on the … Read more

Five MPPs followed the wellness diet. This is what they found

New Democratic MPPs who went on a $95 biweekly “social assistance diet” this fall say doubling rates for people living on Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program would cost $8 billion a year, but would cost the province down the road. to rescue. They released a report on Wednesday based on conversations with … Read more

Sunwing abandons plan to hire foreign pilots for winter travel rush: union

TORONTO – Unifor says Sunwing is moving away from its plans to hire temporary foreign pilots ahead of the busy winter season. In a press release, the union says the Toronto-based airline has abandoned its plan to hire about 65 pilots through a temporary program for foreign workers from Europe. Sunwing did not immediately respond … Read more