Vancouver’s East End food co-op ends its era with weekend closure

The end of an era arrived on Commercial Drive this weekend, as Vancouver’s last food co-op was set to close its doors for good. After nearly 50 years, the East End Food Co-op will cease operations on Sunday. On Saturday, the store was packed with customers like Debora Gordon, stocking their pantry one last time … Read more

Buffalo shooting: 10 people killed in racially motivated supermarket shooting, police say. The 18-year-old suspect is in custody

CNN — Ten people were killed in a racially motivated shooting at a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday by a suspect in tactical gear who was broadcasting the attack live, law enforcement officials said at a news conference . The shooting took place on Saturday afternoon at a Tops Friendly Markets store. The shooting suspect, a … Read more

No food safety without healthy plants

Rome – As the world marks the first International Plant Health Day (IDPH), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called for more investment in plant health. innovation in an area crucial to strengthening food security and transforming the way our food is produced, delivered and consumed. “On this first-ever International … Read more

Qualls takes the lead as Minnesota GOP chooses gubernatorial candidate | Health and fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Business executive Kendall Qualls took the lead on Saturday as Republicans in Minnesota gathered to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election. Qualls, who would become the state party’s first black gubernatorial candidate if he wins endorsement, took the … Read more

Qualls takes the lead as Minnesota GOP chooses gubernatorial candidate | Health and fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Business executive Kendall Qualls took the lead on Saturday as Republicans in Minnesota gathered to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election. Qualls, who would become the state party’s first black gubernatorial candidate if he wins endorsement, took the … Read more

Armchair Bank of Canada critics like Pierre Poilievre should stick to football

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has rarely been so criticized as it is today. The Bank of Canada sets the interest rates which determine the cost of borrowing. And it pumps money into a stalled economy to get it going again, or pulls money back to keep the economy from overheating. The bank is now … Read more

BoC’s Gravelle says ‘perfect storm’ is fueling inflation, but key differences from 1970s

The Bank of Canada’s deputy governor blames a ‘perfect storm’ of factors for pushing the country’s inflation high for decades, as a Conservative leadership candidate put it, rising prices is reason enough for the head of the bank to lose his job. In a speech in Montreal on Thursday, Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Toni … Read more

Kendrick Lamar raps about trans parents in new song drawing praise and criticism

CNN — Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated new album includes a personal, if problematic, song about his transgender relatives. In the song “Auntie Diaries,” from his new record “Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers,” Lamar raps about his uncle and cousin — portrayed as two important and beloved characters in his life — who are all … Read more

Queensland mother Sushannah Taylor is forced to live in a tent after being left homeless as Australia’s rental crisis worsens

A family of four have been forced to live in a tent after their struggles to find a home led them to homelessness – as the rental market crisis across Australia intensifies. Sushannah Taylor, 20, lived in a rental house with her husband Tristan, 22, and their two daughters – two-year-old Delilah and six-month-old Luna … Read more

Arizona governor hopes Lake seeks expanded school choice | Health and fitness

PHOENIX (AP) — Kari Lake, a former television anchor leading the GOP field in the campaign for governor of Arizona, called Thursday for higher teacher salaries and an expansion of teacher choice options. school for parents. Lake also called for bans on mask mandates, COVID-19 vaccine requirements, and teaching critical race theory, though the GOP-controlled … Read more