We chat with Scott Edgar with More Than Buses first this morning to discuss the Rapid Transit Strategy and the proposal to electrify the city’s bus fleet over the next decade. Gas prices went up last week by 4.9 cents, putting us close to 85 cents per litre, joining us to talk about it and to predict where prices will be going, is George Murphy with Consumers For Fair Gas Prices. It’s the Double X Files and joining the panel today is producer Katie Hartai and HalifaxToday editor Meghan Groff to talk about what’s making news this week..
But there’s also a real economic impact that comes with devaluing humanities education. Today’s students must be well rounded, creative thinkers prepared with critical thinking skills for employment in an ever changing global marketplace. To keep pace with such an economy, students must be lifelong learners equipped not just with specific content knowledge, but a broader background that has exposed them to a range of ideas and topics..
The problem is fear. When we are confronted by something so frightening that we do not understand it, we automatically go into the fight and flight mode. This is a biological reaction that affects our bodies. Nothing I can do about it, Butler said. What you can control. Why talk about it? Why worry about it? If you here you here.
Dara Kass, a Yahoo News Medical Contributor and associate professor of emergency medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. Confusion over how the virus is transmitted was reignited last week when the CDC edited the “How COVID 19 Spreads” page on their COVID 19 website to mention contaminated surfaces and objects under a new heading entitled, “The virus does not spread easily in other ways.”Denmark and Norway cut coronavirus hit Sweden out of free travel dealThe governments of Denmark and Norway have cut Sweden out of a deal allowing each other tourists to travel freely between the two countries citing their Nordic neighbour higher levels of coronavirus infection. The deal, announced at parallel press conferences in Oslo and Copenhagen on Friday afternoon, showed Sweden has failed in its diplomatic efforts to be included in the first stage of a Nordic travel bubble.
About 1,000 flights were canceled or delayed in Dallas on Sunday night and more than 80,000 homes and businesses left without power early Monday, after a line of thunderstorms rolled across a northeastern swath of Texas before heading east. Knocked out communications between the control tower and planes on the ground, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. It also affected air traffic at nearby Dallas Love Field, which uses the same control tower.