Labour shortage: Food, hotel industries continue to be hardest hit by lack of workers

Despite record low levels of unemployment across Canada, many sectors are suffering from labour shortages in the second quarter of 2022, with restaurants and hotels continuing to be amongst the worst hit. According to a new survey by Statistics Canada, nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of businesses in accommodation and food services said they would … Read more

Detroit Man Charged With Shooting Estranged Girlfriend

(CBS DETROIT) — Prosecutors say a Detroit man accused of shooting his estranged girlfriend is facing charges. According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, 24-year-old Jayvon Moore is charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm, felony firearm, felon in possession and felonious assault. READ MORE: Michigan GOP Lawmaker Proposes Bill With 10-Year … Read more

Murphy vows to ‘do everything in our power to protect’ New Jerseyans after Supreme Court’s gun ruling

“Let there be no mistake — this dangerous decision will make America a less safe country,” Murphy said in a statement, echoing similarly strong language from New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. “But let me be equally clear that, here in New Jersey, we will do everything in our power to protect our residents.” New Jersey … Read more

‘No longer necessary’: Austria scraps COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Austria has scrapped its dormant COVID-19 vaccine mandate after just four months, deeming it “no longer medically or constitutionally necessary” despite rising infections. Health Minister Johannes Rauch said on Thursday that new coronavirus variants had changed citizens’ perception of the effectiveness and necessity of vaccination. In February, the country had become the first in Europe … Read more

San Diego’s Lions Tigers & Bears Featured on Netflix’s ‘Love on the Spectrum U.S.’

Photos courtesy Lions Tigers & Bears They were ready for their spotlight! San Diego’s big cat and bear sanctuary, Lions Tigers & Bears, was featured on the popular Netflix show that documents people on the autism spectrum looking for a relationship, “Love on the Spectrum U.S.” The show follows six people who are on the autism spectrum … Read more

How much anger can America take before it breaks?

Always pay attention to people and groups who are trying to make you angry about some issue that otherwise you would probably give no thought to at all. The American far-right has made it clear they have a long list of groups and things they don’t like: LGBT people, feminists, abortion rights, non-Christians, Hollywood, Disney, … Read more

Scientists discover the ‘Mount Everest’ of bacteria in Caribbean swamps |

The largest-known bacterium – a vermicelli-shaped organism that was discovered in shallow mangrove swamps in the Caribbean and is big enough to be seen with the naked eye – is redefining what is possible for bacteria, Earth’s most ancient life form. Scientists said on Thursday the bacterium, called Thiomargarita magnifica, is noteworthy not merely for … Read more