Its not us who are creating climate change Canada Arctic council president

first_imgKent DriscollAPTN News Despite climate change being a reality in the north, America’s circumpolar neighbours are finding out just how far the Trump Administration will go to avoid saying those words.Last week, the council did not release a joint declaration at the end of their bi-annual meeting last week because the U.S. wouldn’t sign on to anything that included the words climate change.This is on message for Trump’s administration.In 2017 the U.S. withdrew from the Paris Climate Change Accord, which was signed by 200 other countries including Canada.“Usually at the end of this, there is a declaration, where all the members agree to a declaration which would be (non) binding, on the work that will be done in the next two years,” said Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada President Monica Ell-Kanayuk.“Unfortunately, the United States did not want any wording whatsoever with the words climate change. That led to the declaration not being developed.”(Amazing the difference three years can make. Above, is a stretch of road photographed in May 2016. Below is the same road, photographed in May 2019. Those large snowbanks are no longer there. May brought a single day record high temperature for the month of May to Iqaluit. Photos: Kent Driscoll/APTN)Ell-Kanayuk, an Iqaluit resident, says she sees climate change first hand in her community.A combination of warm weather and low snowfall over the winter has left snowmobiles landlocked earlier than ever.Iqaluit city council has approved pumping drinking water from a nearby river into the city reservoir, because not enough ice will be melting into the reservoir this year.(Kids playing outside in Nunavut is not unusual but kids playing basketball outdoors in May without having to shovel off the court is very unusual. The kids here outside of the Nakasuk School in Iqaluit are getting their game on early, due to unseasonable warm weather. Photo: Kent Driscoll/APTN)Here in Iqaluit, climate change is an everyday problem.“It’s a reality,” said Ell-Kanayuk. “The climate is changing. We see it most up here. We are the ones first hand experiencing climate change, and it is not us who are creating the climate change.”(This is the view from the breakwater in Frobisher Bay. There may be some choppy ice left in the bay, but look behind. Those hills are usually snow covered this time of year. Photo: Kent Driscoll/APTN)The American stance not only defies her reality, it could lead to an important precedent, politicizing the usually apolitical council.“The fear is that other countries might also decide that this is something that they don’t need to deal with,” said Ell-Kanayuk.A veteran of the Nunavut Legislative Assembly, Ell-Kanayuk does see a political solution to this vexing American stance.“I hope this is just a bump in the road. The elections are forth coming, we don’t know what the outcome will be, and until then, we don’t know how they’ll change dealing with their issues in the future,” she said.(In Nunavut, the snow is like the road and snowmobiles are the cars. Unseasonable weather has left there sleds landlocked, meaning the hunters who use them will not be bringing home affordable food to their families. Photo: Kent Driscoll/APTN)The next Arctic Council meeting is in Iceland in 2021.Inuit Circumpolar Council was founded in 1977 and represents 160,000 Inuit living in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia.Its goal is to represent the combined interests of Inuit on a global stage.Each of the four Inuit regions have two members chosen by their local Inuit organizations. As a part of their work, they sit as permanent members of the Arctic Council.The current Canadian President of ICC is Monica read more

Northern fishermen to stage protest against India

He said that Northern fishermen have decided to stage a protest against a proposal by India to allow Indian fishermen to legally catch fish in Sri Lankan waters.Sahathevan noted that following recent talks held in New Delhi between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, a large number of Indian fishermen have been seen poaching in Sri Lankan waters. However Northern fishermen’s associations have said they have no faith in reaching a solution by having talks with Indian fishermen so they have rejected the proposal. He said that Northern fishermen continue to suffer as a result of Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters and so they have now decided to stage a protest to draw attention to their concerns.Sahathevan said that Northern fishermen are willing to discuss the issue with Indian fishermen only if the Indian Government and Sri Lankan Government take part in the talks.He said that past experiences had shown that direct talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen associations without Government participation have failed to produce results. Fishermen in the North have rejected a proposal to meet Indian fishermen to discuss a solution to the fishing issue and have decided to stage a protest on Wednesday against India.The Indian Government had called for talks between Sri Lankan and Tamil Nadu fishermen to discuss the fishermen issue. As a result he said the Northern fishermen will not agree for such talks and will announce their next step during the protest on Wednesday. (Colombo Gazette) Vinayagamoorthi Sahathevan, Consultant Fishermen Society Kilinochchi said that over 40 associations had met in the north over the weekend and discussed the fishermen issue. Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. read more

UN to help Palestinian Authority in polls to choose Arafats successor

The world body has been asked by the Palestinian Authority to coordinate the hundreds of international observers who are expected to participate in the process, and it will open offices in Ramallah and Gaza to certify and accredit organizations that want to observe the elections, spokesman Fred Eckhard said.The UN will draft a code of conduct for these organizations, which will issue their own separate statements based on their observation. Since the UN is heavily involved in the organization of the presidential ballot, it will not be acting as an observer.The senior international advisor to the Palestinian Central Electoral Commission is UN electoral expert Pascal Soto, who has worked in various capacities in the electoral field for over a decade. Among those countries he has assisted – both through the UN and with other organizations – are South Africa, Mexico, Palestine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Liberia, Western Sahara, East Timor, Haiti, Yemen, Peru, the Solomon Islands, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Mali. read more

Whats behind those gasprice hikes Greed says one analyst

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email What’s behind those gas-price hikes? ‘Greed,’ says one analyst by News Staff Posted Sep 12, 2012 5:56 pm MDT MONTREAL – One industry analyst has a simple explanation for the higher gas prices that jolted motorists Wednesday in major Canadian centres: “greed.”The shock at the gas pumps was particularly acute in Montreal, where prices soared by as much as 13 cents a litre. The price of regular in the Montreal area was set at just under $1.53 a litre, an increase of almost 20 cents since the start of summer.Gasoline prices across southern and eastern Ontario also rose by about 3.4 cents, according to the website That put the price of regular in the greater Toronto area at just under $1.37 a litre, and $1.34 in the Ottawa area. In the greater Vancouver area, prices ranged from $1.36 in Burnaby to $1.42 in Richmond, with smaller fluctuation in recent days.Roger McKnight of En-Pro International says he’s checked over a number of the usual factors — like supply and demand, refinery problems and inventories in the United States — all of which dictate prices in Canada.“There’s no reason for (gas prices) to be going up,” he said in an interview.“None whatsoever.”McKnight, an independent industry analyst whose company is based in Oshawa, Ont., says prices should actually have gone down because the Canadian dollar has increased in value.“When the Canadian dollar goes up in value, your prices should actually be dropping, but they actually went up,” he said.“So I’m going to have to use the word, ‘greed,’ insofar as the oil companies are concerned.He said that when it comes to refining capacity, Canada suffers from a lack of competition because it has only 14 refineries. The U.S., with just over nine times the population size, has more than 10 times the number of refineries — 144 of them — according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.The petroleum analyst has a suggestion for people with gas guzzlers who grumble about prices: switch to smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles.“I think it’s probably in the range of 25 to 30 per cent more efficient,” he said.McKnight points to the U.S. where he says gasoline demand has been down for three years in a row because of the tendency toward smaller cars.He also said Montreal motorists pay more when compared to Toronto drivers because of the taxes that are slapped on after the gas is shipped to market.“The wholesale, or what we call the rack price, in Toronto and Montreal are almost exactly the same at about 90.2 cents,” McKnight noted.Added taxes have also put an extra squeeze on the wallets of motorists in Vancouver. For Vancouverites, the price at the pump includes an environmental tax, a carbon tax and a mass transit tax.That’s prompted motorists to travel to the nearby U.S. border town of Point Roberts, Wash., where gas can be as cheap as $1 per litre. To accommodate their Canadian clientele, local gas stations have even switched to providing measurements in litres instead of the usual U.S. gallon.“What’s happening in Montreal and Vancouver is they’re having an Olympic race to see who has the most ridiculous tax structures in the country,” McKnight said. “I think Montreal is going to win.”Another analyst who provides services to the industry offers a more generous interpretation for the price hikes. Jason Parent is with Kent Marketing of London, Ont., which offers data and consulting services to the petroleum sector.He says there are good reasons for the increase in gas prices — and “sometimes you have dig and scratch to find them.”Parent says wholesale prices have been coming up over the last week and significantly so in the last few days, with several factors coming into play.“One (factor) is the refineries that were shut down because of the hurricane in the southern (United) States,” he said in an interview.“They are back on line but that put a huge crimp in the supply which flows all the way up the eastern seaboard in the U.S. and into Canada.”Parent says there have also been refinery issues in the Detroit and Chicago areas where there were planned shutdowns for various reasons, including maintenance.“That’s what’s driven prices up recently — despite the fact that the price of crude has been relatively steady,” he said.Parent agrees with McKnight that Montreal is a unique market where gas prices go up quite often.He explains that retailers are forced to introduce a larger increase in gas prices in order to get a more sustainable profit margin.“It’s the way the competitive dynamic works in that area where prices go up significantly (and) they go down significantly,” he said.“You’ll likely see prices come down quite a bit in the next little while and that just seems to be the way the Montreal market works.”None of that offered much consolation to motorists who were filling their tanks in downtown Montreal on Wednesday.“We’re being whacked,” said Jared Lang, who had to pay $1.51 a litre to fill up.“I don’t even want to fill up my car. I put in maybe $10 to $15 at a time, hoping it goes down and I live with it.”Lang recalled that when he started driving more than 20 years ago, he paid about 40 cents a litre. He quipped: “It’s not like the minimum wage has gone up five times since then.”He also said that he tries not to drive as much as possible in order to save money.Lindsay, who would only give her first name, also said she doesn’t drive as much as she used to.“There’s politics around it, there’s greed but personally all I can do is try and save myself,” she said as she tanked up her subcompact fuel-efficient Honda Fit. “I drive a car which saves on gas, I bought it specifically for that and I don’t drive when I don’t need to.”Her last vehicle was a Honda Civic. She said her choice in cars wasn’t just about saving money: “It’s about the environment as well.”Gas price watcher Dan McTeague says he can’t see a reason for the increase, other than a money grab, and his website calls the latest hike “absurd and unjustified.”The increase prompted many drivers in the Toronto area to fill up before midnight, causing lineups of up to 30 vehicles long at some service stations.It was a similar situation in Montreal where motorists also waited to fill up — only in that city, stations were already selling gas anywhere from $1.37 to $1.43 a litre. read more

Raising awareness of mental health issues Part 3

Mood Disorders (Bipolar and Depression)People casually use the phrase, “I’m so depressed” to let others know that they are feeling down. But a temporary case of the blues — something we all experience — has nothing to do with real depression. True depression is not the blues, sadness or even grief. It is an overwhelming and enveloping despair so bleak and dark that people who have experienced it say that it is the worst pain they have ever endured. Depression is a treatable mental illness. Eight per cent of Canadians will experience a major depression in their lifetime. Young people are particularly affected with 20 per cent experiencing an episode of depression before the age of 20.The following links will provide you with more information on understanding Anxiety and the valuable resources and supports available in the Niagara community.Healthy Minds CanadaMood Disorders Society of CanadaMoods MagazineMood Disorders Support Group of the Niagara RegionSenior’s Wellness Group – Niagara RegionFor additional resources or to contact Health Management & Wellness, please visit them on Sharepoint. October 2-8 marks Mental Illness Awareness Week, an annual national public education campaign designed to help spread awareness and reduce stigma to the reality of mental illness. Established by the Canadian Psychiatric Association in 1992, it is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health in cooperation with its member organizations and many other supporters across Canada.As part of MIAW’s goal of raising awareness of mental illness, this is the first of three articles submitted by Brock University Human Resources focusing on resources available to Brock staff and faculty through their benefits, as well as resources and supports in the broader Niagara community. read more

SRG secures BMA Blackwater coal drilling contract from Downer

first_imgAustralia-listed SRG Global has has been awarded a circa-A$20 million ($14.3 million) contract for drilling works with services company Downer at the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance-owned Blackwater coal mine in central Queensland.This award further reinforces SRG Global’s mining business as a leading provider of drilling services, according to the company. Works under the contract are expected to use an existing drilling fleet, with the work starting shortly.Back in February, Downer announced it had been awarded a three-year contract, valued at approximately A$600 million, to provide mining and related services at Blackwater.Meanwhile, SRG and Global Construction Services recently merged in an effort to become a global specialist engineering, construction and maintenance group.last_img read more

City Of Soldotna Narrows Down Annexation Zones

first_imgThe Soldotna City Council at their meeting on Wednesday, March 28, agreed to postpone any further discussion on annexation until their council meeting on May 9. Olson: “Last week they finally pulled the trigger on it and said they are going to annex 7 of the 9 areas. The city has a constitutional right to pursue annexation, but the borough residents also have some rights here. We elected you folks, you represent us, the folks that sit on the city council in Soldotna we don’t get to vote for them. Our only request was that they would choose the local option that would allow the people in the affected areas to vote. Instead, they decided to go with the legislative review process, that means there won’t be any voting by the folks in the affected areas.”  City Manager Stephanie Queen spoke at the work session, prior to the meeting, stating that this resolution, if approved, would begin the official annexation process. The postponement allows the council to further address the seven areas of annexation, including removing, or editing the boundaries of some of the areas. The City Council stated the resolution introduced proposes to use the legislative review process when they submit their petition for annexation to the Local Boundary Commission. That means that the overall decision on annexation will not be going to the voters. Brian Olson, the President of Borough Residents Against Annexation testified at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday, April 3, to try and garner support from the assembly. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The City of Soldotna has considered narrowing down the proposed areas of annexation from seven to nine at their council meeting on March 28. The city plans to focus more studying into the commercial areas, like along K-Beach road, and avoiding more residential areas.last_img read more

MSLO Reports 73M Loss

first_imgDigital ad revenue increased 35 percent year-over-year, the company said.Adjusted third quarter publishing division EBITDA was $3 million, compared to $7.7 million in the prior year’s quarter, the company said. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia reported its third quarter financials today, announcing a $3.7 million net loss, down slightly from a $4.4 million loss for the same period in 2007. The company generated $66.5 million in revenue, down from $69.2 million during the same period last year.Year-to-date, MSLO reported a $7.3 million net loss, down from the $23 million loss it reported through the first nine months in 2007. Revenue, however, was $211.4 million, up slightly from $209.4 million during the same period last year.Meanwhile, MSLO’s publishing division posted $121.6 million in revenue year-to-date, down roughly 9 percent from $134.3 million during the same period last year. Those losses were offset, in part, by the company’s gains in its merchandising ($43.9 million, up 26 percent) and broadcasting ($36.2 million, up 28 percent) businesses.MSLO attributed third quarter publishing declines to “lower advertising pages, a shift in timing of special issues and the absence of Blueprint [which shuttered late last year].” Those losses, the company said, were partially offset by rate gains.last_img read more

MercedesBenz Concept EQV previews an attractive electric van

first_img • Mercedes-Benz EQV concept electrifies the humble van We’ll start with the most important part, the powertrain. The EQV is front-wheel drive, containing all its motive-force bits in the front end. Its electric motor puts out 201 horsepower, and it’s combined into a single unit with the transmission, cooling system and power electronics. Juice comes from a 100-kWh lithium-ion battery, which gives the EQV a range of about 249 miles and a top speed of 99 miles per hour. With fast charging, it can add about 62 miles of range in 15 minutes or so.Enlarge ImageThe best electric vehicles don’t look all that different from today’s cars, and the EQV fits that bill to a T. Andrew Hoyle/CNET From an aesthetics standpoint, the EQV looks very close to the Mercedes V-Class that debuted at the end of January. There are a few touches to let you know it’s electric, like a sleeker grille and headlight combination, as well as some unique alloy wheels with blue accents, but it’s largely the same on the outside as the V-Class. The EQV’s interior is just a bit fancier, with blue and rose-gold elements all over the place. The Nappa leather appointments are obviously more suited to the EQV as a passenger vehicle, but odds are that there will be a stripped-down commercial version that can take a little more abuse, too.While the production EQV will likely arrive within the next year or so, Mercedes-Benz has bigger plans beyond that. The automaker hopes to electrify its entire portfolio — that is to say, it will offer at least one electrified variant of all its models — by 2022. The future is electric, but it seems Mercedes-Benz doesn’t want to wait until the absolute last minute to hop on the bandwagon. 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value Mar 8 • VW is still ‘100 percent’ investigating a pickup truck for the US 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better Mar 7 • New Peugeot 208 debuts i-Cockpit with 3D HUD Combo dashboard 0 Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday unveiled the Concept EQV at the Geneva Motor Show. The concept is an all-electric van that’s slated to enter production in the near future. The actual production version will be introduced properly at the Frankfurt Auto Show this fall, but for now, the “concept” version gives us a pretty good idea of what to expect. Geneva Motor Show 2019 Mercedes-Benz See All More From Roadshow Mar 7 • The Ferrari F8 Tributo is the last of the nonhybrid V8s Geneva Motor Show 2019center_img Tags Now playing: Watch this: Mercedes-Benz 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous 52 Photos Apr 17 • The 2020 Jaguar XE gets its first major visual refresh Electric Cars Concept Cars Vans Future Cars Post a comment reading • Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV previews an attractive electric van 1:38 Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV looks prepped for production Share your voicelast_img read more

Spring Budget 2017 preview What will Chancellor Philip Hammond have in his

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Apples Tim Cook Slams Facebook Privacy Is a Human Right A Civil

first_imgApple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook as the social media site continues to make headlines in light of data-privacy concerns raised by the Cambridge Analytica scandal.At a town hall event hosted by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Recode’s Kara Swisher, Cook had some heated words for the social media giant.Cook said Facebook’s detailed personal information on its users should not exist in the first place. “I think the best regulation is no regulation, is self-regulation,” he said, according to NBC News. “However, I think we’re beyond that here, and I do think that it’s time for a set of people to think deeply about what can be done here.”Facebook is in hot water after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, linked to the Trump campaign, tapped personal information from up to 50 million Facebook users without the their consent. “Privacy to us is a human right,” Cook said. “It’s a civil liberty, and something that is unique to America. This is like freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Privacy is right up there with that for us.”When asked at the event what he would do if he were in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s predicament, he responded, “What would I do? I wouldn’t be in this situation.”Zuckerberg has apologized for the breach of information. In a statement posted on his personal Facebook page, he wrote, “We will learn from this experience to secure our platform further and make our community safer for everyone going forward.”Speaking about Apple’s business practices, Cook said, “The truth is we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer, if our customer was our product. We’ve elected not to do that.”Cook’s interview is part of MSNBC’s “Revolution” series, which will air on April 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15center_img Popular on Variety last_img read more

WhatsApp now offers Business App available in Mexico

first_imgThe WhatsApp messaging application said Thursday that for the first time, it will begin to allow company accounts. The highly popular app company said that in response to requests, businesses with high volumes of messages on the app will be allowed to create a business account.The new WhatsApp Business App allows companies to have auto greetings, see message statistics and create a profile page with hours of operation information.Matt Idema, WhatsApp COO, says, “What we saw was a need for companies to have more efficient tools,” he explained.Idema, who was a Facebook executive before joining WhatsApp last year, explained that the company intends to charge businesses in the future, but added that it was too early to talk about when it would happen or what future business services would be like.Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion USD. The service used to charge an annual fee of one Euro, but discarded it in 2016, which left the service without a source of revenue.In a crowded market, WhatsApp competes with Facebook Messenger, WeChat of Tencent and other messaging services.The app was made available Thursday for the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico and the United States.He added that they plan to extend the business app to other countries in the coming weeks and include it in future Apple iPhones.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

EU directive to protect shareholder rights create more transparency

first_imgThe European Council has adopted a directive aiming at improving corporate governance in major European companies by regulating proxies and giving shareholders more say.“The directive will encourage transparent and active engagement by shareholders of listed companies by reviewing the current Shareholders’ Rights Directive (2007/36/EC),” the Council said in a statement on its website on Monday. “The financial crisis revealed that shareholders in many cases supported managers’ excessive short-term risk taking. The revised directive is intended to redress this situation and contribute to the sustainability of companies, which will result in growth and job creation”.The new directive, which member states will have a deadline of two years to incorporate into their national legislation, will allow the assessment of the remuneration of a company’s directors by its shareholders based on financial and non-financial criteria, such as environmental, social, and governance criteria that facilitate a company’s long-term business strategy and sustainability, the Council said. “Remuneration policy will also have to be publicly disclosed without delay after the vote by the shareholders at the general meeting”.The directive also provides for more transparency with respect to the identification of direct and indirect shareholders aiming at facilitating the exercise of their rights –including participating and voting at a general meeting, the standardised and timely disclosure all information required and of new rules— and engagement in the company.“Member states may provide that companies in their territory are only allowed to request identification with respect to shareholders holding more than a certain percentage of shares or voting rights which will not exceed 0.5 per cent,” statement said.It also requires institutional investors and asset managers, who often in the role of proxy advisers, provide research, advice and recommendations on how to vote to other shareholders at general meetings and so can influence their voting behaviour, to either develop and make public a policy on shareholder engagement or explain why they decide against it, the Council said.“This policy will describe how they integrate shareholder engagement in their investment strategy and the engagement activities they carry out,” the Council said. “It will also include policies to manage actual or potential conflicts of interests, in particular in a situation where the institutional investors or asset managers or their affiliated undertakings have significant business relationship with the investee company”.Last, the new directive provides for the approval of related party transactions by either the shareholders or an administrative or supervisory body in order to protect the interests of the company and so avoid cases of related parties appropriating company value, the Council said. “Companies will have to announce publicly material transactions at the time of the conclusion of the transaction at the latest, with all the information needed to assess the fairness of the transaction,” the statement said.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoModernizeIf Your Home Has Old Roofing, Read ThisModernizeUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCypriot tycoon launches ‘Bank of Cannabis’UndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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