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Local yoga studio fueled Baldwin girls soccer’s lengthy postseason

Lawrence Journal World 04 Jun 2023
Outside of Baldwin High School, Om Grown has carved out a niche for working with area college athletes, including those from Baker and Ottawa. Rimmer, having worked with several athletes one-on-one, said one key observation throughout sessions is how blind individuals are to how ...

'Unprecedented' Canadian fires intensified by record heat, climate change

The Day 03 Jun 2023
It's already a wildfire season for the record books in Canada, with the blistering heat of summer and howling winds of fall still ahead ... - - -. Charred lands from coast to coast ... - - -. Repeated rounds of record heat ... Record highs were also observed in many eastern cities, including Ottawa at 95 degrees, Montreal at 94 degrees and Toronto at 88 degrees.

Ottawa lacks an 'overall strategic plan' to tackle military sexual misconduct, report says

CBC 02 Jun 2023
While she's seen a "palpable change" in the Canadian military's attitude toward sexual misconduct, an external observer hired to oversee a plan to change the military's culture says Ottawa lacks an overall strategy to do that ... .

U.S. Marine’s memoir banned from Hudsonville High School library

Michigan Live 23 May 2023
HUDSONVILLE, MI – In a split vote, the Hudsonville Public Schools Board of Education voted to ban the book, “Jarhead. A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles.” ... The district’s Concerned Parent Book Review Process” is available on its ... Where to observe the holiday around Grand Rapids. Ottawa County may be declared ‘constitutional county’.

Community leader, advocate Jim Kyte shines in Evening in the Maritimes role

Ottawa Business Journal 12 May 2023
The evening, held at The Westin Ottawa hotel, grossed an impressive $341,377 in support of the non-profit organization and its programs to help people living in our community with disabilities ... Fundraising Day in Ottawa promises to elevate and empower ... Ottawa Salus ramps up amidst ‘record demand’ for affordable housing.

Ukraine dispatch: ‘I woke up to feel my house shaking due to a night attack ...

Jurist 12 May 2023
This dispatch is from Olha Chernovol, a Ukrainian lawyer who was forced to leave Ukraine in March 2022 after the Russian invasion and who is now completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Ottawa in Canada. She recently returned to Ukraine for a brief visit and offers these observations ... On June 11, I arrived in Ottawa ... ....

Predatory green lending, everyone fears the Prez is too old and other commentary

New York Post 09 May 2023
... and indigenous prisoners,” observes The Free Press’ Rupa Subramanya. For example, “a driver in Ottawa” got only 100 hours of community service “because he was black” despite killing a pedestrian and then hiding in “an airport hotel, hoping to evade the cops.” Watch out, America.

Volunteers scrub neglected graves of Ionia’s founding Dexter family

Greenville Daily News 09 May 2023
More than a dozen Rotary volunteers cleaned up the graves of the Dexters, Ionia’s founding family, on Saturday morning. — DN Photo . Tim McAllister ... Samuel Dexter first visited the Grand River valley in the summer of 1832, when he observed a small Ottawa camp under Chief Cobmoosa along the river near where Mill Street currently is ... — DN Photo ... .

Shopify layoffs an opportunity for other local tech companies, one HR expert says

Ottawa Business Journal 05 May 2023
Shopify layoffs could bring a slew of high-quality candidates into the Ottawa job market, presenting a unique opportunity for local employers ... Recently announced Shopify layoffs are expected to bring a slew of high-quality candidates into the Ottawa job market, presenting a unique opportunity for local employers, one HR observer says.

Joly weighs Chinese retaliation over expelling diplomat who CSIS says targeted MP

Castanet 05 May 2023
Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly appears as a witness at a standing committee on foreign affairs and international development in Ottawa on Thursday, May 4, 2023 ... But in a heated exchange with Chong, she said Ottawa isn't sure whether it will follow demands by the Opposition Conservatives to expel the diplomat in question.

Ceremony honors police officers killed in line of duty

The Telegraph - Alton 05 May 2023
WeistNicholas Weist ... The prior month Richardson had been arrested and released on felony charges in Madison County ... 27, 2021; Officer James R ... Dela Cruz, U.S ... 5, 2022; and Officer Brian Lee Sember, Ottawa Police Department, April 3, 2022. The day's observance began with the lineup of squad cars from around the state at the Illinois State Fairgrounds ... .

Rain fills the forecast as high waters remain, but sunshine is on the way

CTV 01 May 2023
On Monday morning, one sizable flood was observed, at Quesnel ...

House struck by gunfire in West Michigan

Michigan Live 30 Apr 2023
OTTAWA COUNTY, MI – Police are searching Sunday, April 30, for those responsible for shooting into a home, Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies reported ... Police ask anyone with information to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at 616-738-4000 or Silent Observer at 1-877-88-SILENT ... Footer Navigation ... ....

In New York, Trudeau gets grilled about Canada's commitment to humanitarian aid

North Shore News 28 Apr 2023
Business leaders and private-sector observers alike are pressing Ottawa to get busy on streamlining the regulatory process for Canada's nascent critical minerals sector as the demand for green energy kick-starts a new 21st-century gold rush.

Liberals fund women's rights abroad as Trudeau to raise abortion politics in New York

Castanet 27 Apr 2023
Business leaders and private-sector observers alike are pressing Ottawa to get busy on streamlining the regulatory process for Canada's nascent critical minerals sector as the demand for green energy kickstarts a new 21st-century gold rush.

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the USS Chung-Hoon observes a Chinese navy ship conduct what it called an "unsafe” Chinese maneuver in the Taiwan Strait, Saturday, June 3, 2023, in which the Chinese navy ship cut sharply across the path of the American destroyer, forcing the U.S. ship to slow to avoid a collision.
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