Jurisdictional grey zones and concerns for staff safety have proved barriers for BC Ferries in providing relief to those left waiting for hours in pre-tollbooth traffic in Horseshoe Bay, heard attendees of the Southern Sunshine Coast Ferry Advisory Committee meeting on Sept. 20. Diana Mumford, chairperson of the SSCFAC brought the issue forward at the committee’s biannual meeting with BC Ferries senior staff. “All too often they are stuck above the toll booth in the summer heat for hours with ju
Travelers encountered many weather surprises this summer, from wildfires in Europe to knee-deep mud at Burning Man. Indeed, it was the hottest summer on record around the globe, according to the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. “The dog days of summer are not just barking, they are biting,” said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres in a prepared statement published Sept. 6. “Our planet has just endured a season of simmering — the hottest summer on record. Climate breakdown
BANGKOK (AP) — Top Thai officials welcomed hundreds of Chinese tourists at Bangkok’s international airport on Monday, the first day of a new visa-free entry program that officials say will boost the country's tourism industry that was badly damaged by the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin handed out gifts and posed for pictures as his tourism minister and other VIPs greeted about 300 travelers from Shanghai. The surprised tourists were entertained by Thai traditional dancers
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Donald Trump committed fraud for years while building the real estate empire that catapulted him to fame and the White House, and he ordered some of the former president's companies removed from his control and dissolved. Judge Arthur Engoron, ruling in a civil lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James, found that Trump and his company deceived banks, insurers and others by massively overvaluing his assets and exaggerating his net worth
OTTAWA — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he received an intelligence briefing about allegations that the Indian government could be behind the killing of a Sikh leader in British Columbia. Singh says after learning more information, he can "confirm" that "clear evidence" of India's involvement exists. He received the briefing days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the House of Commons about "credible allegations," which India has denied amid escalating tensions between the two count
The ABC host's question came as Hutchinson admitted she "blamed" herself and colleagues for Jan. 6 The post ‘The View’ Host Whoopi Goldberg Asks Former Trump Aide Cassidy Hutchinson Point Blank: ‘Did You Not Realize You Were in a Cult?’ appeared first on TheWrap.