$4000 raised for Asylum Seekers Center after Mylestom concert

A SOLD OUT crowd at Mylestom Hall was treated to an uplifting afternoon of beautiful music last Sunday played by the Nota Bene String Sextet with Adrienne Farago on piano followed by Karin Braidwood on classical guitar. Organized by the Bellingen and Nambucca District Rural Australians for Refugees, the concert raised a whopping $3,435. Advertise … Read more

Toronto’s conservation authority prepares for court after provincially important wetland is cleared for agriculture

A conservation authority is preparing for a lawsuit after a provincially important wetland near Toronto was altered. The wetland was previously the site of a strongly protested Amazon distribution center. As first reported by the Narwhal, the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) found earlier this month that someone had cleared and farmed nearly 90 … Read more

Cross-border shoppers at a crossroads in BC – Retail & Manufacturing

The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, which tracks BC number plates and volumes at border crossings, says this month’s long weekend marked a return to pre-COVID-19 levels of cross-border shopping | Rob Kruyt, BIV The easing of border restrictions between Canada and the US lasted just a handful of weeks late last year before the … Read more

Australian War Memorial Announces Anneke Jamieson’s Portrait of Breastfeeding Servicewoman Napier Waller Wins People’s Choice award | The Canberra Times

The promotionan acrylic and oil on canvas depicting a uniformed maid breastfeeding her baby won the 2022 Napier Waller Art Prize in June, and the Australian War Memorial announced on Wednesday that it has also won the People’s Choice award, with a record number of of public votes.

‘Sorry state of Hollywood’: Directors don’t have ‘guts’ to make controversial films

Sky News contributor Daisy Cousens says Hollywood directors don’t have the “guts” to make controversial or politically incorrect films. She said this is currently the “sorry state of Hollywood”. “Because they might get scolded on Twitter and they might have written some nasty think pieces about their films,” she told Sky News presenter Rowan Dean.

Cotton On boss Peter Johnson puts luxury Hawthorn East home up for sale

Cotton On boss Peter Johnson is making strides in the real estate market by offloading his luxury Hawthorn East home that he bought with his wife, Kim, more than 10 years ago. The CEO of the Geelong-based fashion empire has a price of $4 million to $4.4 million ahead of the 1C Bethune St pad … Read more