Asia tightens borders as the spread of new coronavirus variant Omicron clouds region returns to travel – South China Morning Post

Asia tightens borders as the spread of new coronavirus variant Omicron clouds region returns to travel – South China Morning Post

Asia tightens borders as the spread of the new coronavirus variant Omicron clouds the region’s return to travelSouth China Morning Post Omicron Variant Surfaces In the middle of a flight boundaryNew York Times Omicron disrupts reopening plans across AsiaWall Street Journal From Hollywood to Detroit, pandemic-weary companies are wary of OmicronReuters Asia is tightening its … Read more

Liberals re-introduce bill banning conversion therapy

Gemma Hickey, 45, an advocate for and survivor of conversion therapy, joined Justice Minister David Lametti and other ministers at the press conference and spoke about their experience.Tijana Martin / The Canadian Press The Liberal government has re-introduced a bill that effectively bans forcing someone to undergo conversion therapy, a widely condemned practice aimed at … Read more

Rep. Suozzi announces governorship race, joins crowded Dem field

ALBANY – Rep. Glen Cove’s Tom Suozzi said Monday he’s running for governor as a “common sense Democrat” who focuses on cutting some of the nation’s highest taxes, stopping New Yorkers’ emigration to more affordable states and reducing crime. “You don’t hear it coming from the Democrats that much,” Suozzi told Newsday. “But you have … Read more

Rep. Suozzi announces governorship race, joins crowded Dem field

ALBANY – Rep. Glen Cove’s Tom Suozzi said Monday he’s running for governor as a “common sense Democrat” who focuses on cutting some of the nation’s highest taxes, stopping New Yorkers’ emigration to more affordable states and reducing crime. “You don’t hear it coming from the Democrats that much,” Suozzi told Newsday. “But you have … Read more

Bob Katter criticizes the government after being rejected at a pub in NSW for not presenting a vaccine certificate

The Kennedy MP has cracked down on the government for revoking the right to “associate and rally” after he was denied access to a pub for failing to provide evidence of vaccination. Federal MP Bob Katter has criticized the government’s vaccination demands after he was rejected at a pub in NSW. The Kennedy MP had … Read more

Eye on the Capitol: Congress Votes for 19-25. november | Local news

Here’s a look at how members of Congress voted during the previous week. HOUSE VOTES • NEW GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: The House has passed the Build Back Better Act (HR 5376), sponsored by Rep. John A. Yarmuth, D-Ky. The bill’s comprehensive provisions include funding for renewable energy and climate change-related programs, taxpayers’ funding for childcare and … Read more

Train drivers will be ‘left with angry customers’ who will not wear masks

T Rain workers will be left to deal with angry passengers who do not want to wear face masks after they were again made mandatory in public transport, a union has said. Mick Lynch, secretary general of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT), says more resources need to be made available for police use … Read more

As the cost of BC flood control increases, the province signals a shift in funding

Members of the Canadian forces are building a temporary dike on November 24, 2021 with sandbags behind houses on Clayburn Creek ahead of a rain warning. Environment Canada has forecast for the region already affected by floods in Abbotsford, BCDARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press After more than a decade of fruitless lobbying by local … Read more

As the cost of BC flood control increases, the province signals a shift in funding

Members of the Canadian forces are building a temporary dike on November 24, 2021 with sandbags behind houses on Clayburn Creek ahead of a rain warning. Environment Canada has forecast for the region already affected by floods in Abbotsford, BCDARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press After more than a decade of fruitless lobbying by local … Read more

Afghanistan’s ambassador remains in Ottawa with no government to report to

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Canada Hassan Soroosh at the Afghan Embassy in Ottawa on 19 November.Dave Chan / The Globe and Mail Hassan Soroosh has found himself in an unusual situation in Ottawa. The Afghan ambassador has no government to report back to. Since Kabul fell to the Taliban in a rapid and dramatic takeover on … Read more