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More moms and dads of handicapped grownups speak up about Victoria charity at centre of examinations

Cyndie Bourke was at work in Victoria one night in early 2018 when she received a text message from her daughter Taryn: "I signed the papers." She was referring to was a consent form for residential care at a home operated by the Garth Homer Society.Cyndie Bourke says she was only allowed supervised visits with…

Black staff members knock Ontario Civil service for widespread, systemic bigotry

Five employees of Ontario Public Service who are Black say they've been excluded from dozens of opportunities to move up, denied overtime and sick days and suffered demeaning comments because of the organization's systemic racism.Glendon Thomas, a sergeant at Toronto South Detention Centre, says systemic anti-Black racism is widespread throughout the Ontario jail. (Keith Whelan/CBC)On…

The 15 Finest Early Amazon Prime Day Offers on Books (and an Audible Membership)

Courtesy When you think about Prime Day deals, chances are you think about Instant Pots, televisions, and dirt-cheap Alexa devices. But behind every flashy gadget deal is a lesser-known sale you can’t afford to miss. Because Prime Day isn’t just about tech or cookware—it also means seriously slashed prices on books. The jury’s still out…

Chyna Was a Titan of Fumbling. Joanie Laurer Was a More Complex Female.

In the 1990s, on the tail of the Golden Age of professional wrestling, there seemed to be an endless string of high-profile men that cycled in and out of the ring. But unlike anyone before, there was only one athlete like Chyna. Joanie Laurer, who performed under the name Chyna from 1997 to 2011, was…

Joseph Fiennes On the Minute Every Handmaid’s Tale Fan Has Actually Been Waiting For– Including Him

To watch The Handmaid's Tale is to wish a violent death on Fred Waterford. In a show devoted to deconstructing toxic masculinity and right-wing extremism, Joseph Fiennes's smug, self-aggrandizing Waterford embodies both. Even as a prisoner across the Canadian border, Waterford remains convinced of his own importance and power, and bristles at the mere suggestion…

Harley Quinn Developers State DC Would Not Let Batman Decrease on Catwoman

On this fine day of batshit, comic-book-adjacent news, we've learned a rather startling revelation about what truly separates a hero from the rest of us plebes. This universal truth, apparently? Heroes don't go down on people. Here we go. On Monday, Variety published a deep dive on how shows such as WandaVision, The Umbrella Academy,…

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Olympics-Manuel brings U.S. swimming trials to motivating end

(Reuters) - The United States Olympic swimming trials wrapped up on Sunday with Simone Manuel winning the 50 metres freestyle to snatch a spot in Tokyo after missing out in the 100 metres free, which she won at the 2016 Rio Games.Also earning a Tokyo ticket in the final night of action in Omaha was…

Bulldog Breakdown: Interview with Clovis High softball head coach Mike Noel

Yahoo SportsDoc Rivers, Joel Embiid raise doubts about their confidence in Ben Simmons after Game 7 lossWhen asked, Rivers said "I don't know" if Simmons can be a point guard on a championship team.3h agoNBC Sports PhiladelphiaNBA playoffs: Ben Simmons passes up easiest shot in historyBen Simmons' reluctance to contribute has become historically bad, and…

New Hawaii baseball coach Rich Hill has enthusiasm for video game, the ocean

Jun. 20—There is no doubt the new University of Hawaii baseball coach is a stand-up guy.Two years ago, Rich Hill competed in the Maui 2 Molokai Challenge, a stand-up paddleboard competition spanning 27 miles. It took Hill about 51 /2 hours to navigate the downwind course across the Pailolo Channel."Hey, I'm grinding, and guys like…

NBA playoffs: John Collins uses Joel Embiid poster dunk t-shirt

Hawks' Collins trolls Embiid with disrespectful shirt originally appeared on NBC Sports PhiladelphiaJohn Collins threw down a questionable dunk on Joel Embiid in Game 6, a slam that would've been an impressive poster had he not put Embiid's head in the crook of his arm, a clear offensive foul.The referees in Atlanta decided to call…

DeSantis Seems A Popular Lead For 2024, Straw Survey Reveals

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came out on top of an approval voting straw poll held at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado, Saturday. The poll shows governor and former President Donald Trump neck-and-neck, with DeSantis coming out ahead by less than 3%. Participants of the poll voted for 31 potential presidential candidates that…

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