Calgary city council caps property tax revenue increase for upcoming 4-year budget – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

Calgary city administration said it needs more money from property taxes to maintain city services in the next budget due to population growth and inflation concerns. The city needs the average revenue generated by property taxes to increase 3.65 per cent annually over the next four years, according to administration. On Wednesday, councillors voted in … Read more

Cold chain disruptions and retailers rejecting produce: How SA’s blackouts hurt farmers | Businessinsider

(Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images) Load shedding is disrupting the agricultural sector’s cold chains, and impacting the quality of fresh produce. Retailers are turning away produce, causing food waste and financial losses.  Lingering load shedding doesn’t bode well for the industry and will impact its viability, Agri SA has said. The blackouts have damaged farmers’ … Read more

‘Blistering’ Beijing blasted as MI5 and FBI warn China poses ‘game-changing challenge’

US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Christopher Wray joined with Military Intelligence Section 5 (MI5) chief Ken McCallum at the security service’s headquarters in London to discuss the threat posed by China on Wednesday. Mr Wray even suggested Beijing had been taking note of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Talking about the Chinese threat … Read more

Canadian swimming star posts about being drugged during World Championships

A Canadian star has detailed the final night of the Swimming World Championships which saw her unconscious for up to six hours. Canadian swimming star Mary-Sophie Harvey has revealed the horrific story of the final night from the 2022 World Swimming Championships in Budapest. In a series of Instagram uploads, the 22-year-old detailed how she … Read more

Is Boris Johnson reaching the end? The Indo Daily asks: who does Ireland want to be the next British prime minister?

here will be no tears about the demise of Boris Johnson at Government Buildings in Dublin, but ministers will be wary about what comes next. The Indo Daily: Bye Bye Boris… Who does Ireland want to be the next British prime minister? The Indo Daily looks at Boris’ legacy and assesses the runners and riders … Read more