Toronto public beaches are safe for swimming (June 30)

On the way to the beach? You’re in luck—Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming starting June 30 at 7 a.m. Here is the latest beach water quality report from Toronto Public Health: Bluffer Beach (1 Brimley Road South) tested safe for swimming on June 28 Center Island Beach (Toronto Islands) tested safe for swimming … Read more

The Victorian Youth Parliament sits in Melbourne with students drafting and debating bills

Speaking in parliament has not been easy for 16-year-old Danya Daoud. “Parliament was not [originally] made for people of color like me,” said the Sudanese-Australian student from Lyndale Secondary College. But it allowed her to stand up in the Youth Parliament and take matters into her own hands because, she says, “it was not an … Read more

“The worst version” of COVID is spreading. Can we update our vaccines on time?

Over the past 18 months, the original COVID-19 vaccines — first as a two-dose series, then as boosters — have done an extraordinary job of protecting us from illness, hospitalization, and death. dead. Globally, they saved an estimated 20 million lives in 2021 alone. Even today, unvaccinated Americans are twice as likely as vaccinated Americans … Read more

Steven Cliff, New NHTSA Chief: Agency Will Review Assistive Technology, Federal Standards Needed

WASHINGTON — Steven Cliff, the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said the government’s highway safety agency will step up its efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations might be needed to protect drivers, passengers and pedestrians. . In an interview, Cliff said … Read more

A stop ; 3 Dallas firefighters injured in house fire – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Three Dallas firefighters were injured battling a blaze early Thursday and, according to Dallas-Fire Rescue, the home’s occupant was arrested for starting the blaze. Firefighters were called to a house fire in the 2200 block of Mail Avenue near Dallas Love Field just after midnight. Dallas Fire-Rescue public information officer Jason Evans said the home’s … Read more

The whistleblower who took down the VA secretary shares her story

The whistleblower who helped expose widespread fraud at Phoenix Veterans Hospital has released a book detailing her experiences. In 2014, Paula Pedene, then a public information officer for Phoenix VA, worked with Dr. Sam Foote to expose the agency for fraudulently falsifying patient wait lists to make it look like vets were being seen. within … Read more