New bloodbath in US stock markets as Dow Jones and NASDAQ indexes tumble

The bear market in US equities continued today with another miserable day on Wall Street. Tesla, Nike, Chevron, American Express, Caterpillar, Meta Platforms (Facebook), Etsy and Salesforce are among the big US companies that have seen their stock prices fall by more than 5%. By the time markets closed, the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite Index had … Read more

Trout Lake gets a floating island to improve biodiversity and purify water

A new floating habitat on Trout Lake will promote biodiversity and help clean up the water body of John Hendry Park. The 60 square meter green island of interlocking platforms was planted with native species of rushes and sedges and was towed out onto the lake on June 6. The Vancouver Board of Parks and … Read more

Here’s what fans are saying about Drake’s seventh album

When Toronto rapper Drake announced Thursday that he would be releasing a new album on Friday at midnight, fans took to Twitter to post their reactions. Drake, whose first name is Aubrey Graham, posted on Instagram on Thursday evening that he would be releasing a new album later that night. Titled “Honestly, Nevermind,” the release … Read more

A cocktail kit for our little winged friends, mint juleps on the runway and a good reason to rejoice with a beer and a pie

Yes, we understand and we’re sorry. Last week we started complaining about the weather and the fact that it had been raining nonstop since last September. With June halfway through and summer just days away, we were hoping to kick things off here by celebrating the weather in t-shirts and shorts. And wondering what goes … Read more

FIFA confirms Vancouver as host city of 2026 World Cup

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) today confirmed that Vancouver and Toronto will be the two host cities for Canada’s contribution to the 2026 World Cup. The news came as football’s world governing body FIFA announced the 16 cities that will host the 80 matches of the quadrennial tournament which, along with the Olympics, … Read more

Rabia Khedr and Nick Saul: Canadians with disabilities should not have to choose between poverty and death

By Rabia Khedr and Nick Saul In March 2021, the federal government made it legal for Canadians living with disabilities to request medical assistance in dying, whether or not natural death is inevitable. A year later, many people living with disabilities in Canada are considering this path. Not because they want to die, but because … Read more

Revlon, the cosmetics giant, files for bankruptcy – CBS Tampa

NEW YORK, NY. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — 90-year-old cosmetics giant Revlon has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to crippling debt and growing competition from celebrities. The nail polish and lipstick maker said the move would allow it to “strategically reorganize” its finances, pointing to “liquidity constraints” caused by supply chain disruptions … Read more

Doreen Manuel and John Price: George Manuel in Stockholm, 1972

By Doreen Manuel and John Price Fifty years ago, thousands of people gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, from June 5-16, for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, the first global summit to tackle the damage that capitalism race was causing on earth. This conference is recognized as the ancestor of the Rio Summit which … Read more

Amber Heard Reveals ‘Years’ of Therapy Notes, Says It Proves Johnny Depp Abuse

Amber Heard keeps trying to prove her innocence against her ex-husband Johnny Depp. Ahead of the explosive interview with Savannah Guthrie that aired Friday on “Dateline,” a 20-minute clip on Peacock reveals that Heard gave the NBC show numerous documents from a doctor that “represented years, years of explanations in real time of what was … Read more

Amber Heard reveals ‘years’ of therapy notes, claims it proves Johnny Depp abuse

Amber Heard keeps trying to prove her innocence against her ex-husband Johnny Depp. Ahead of the explosive interview with Savannah Guthrie that aired Friday on “Dateline,” a 20-minute clip on Peacock reveals that Heard gave the NBC show numerous documents from a doctor that “represented years, years of explanations in real time of what was … Read more