COVID-19 in B.C.: Provincial school plan shifts to gradual reopening approach

When B.C. Training Minister Rob Fleming announced on July 29 that educational institutions would restart on September eight, lots of academics, staff, college students, and stakeholders had problems and reservations.

Between them was the B.C. Lecturers Federation (BCTF), which stated on the identical day that the approach desired additional function and that additional planning time was desired.

On August ten, the BCTF launched study benefits (from a study of just one-third of the province’s academics) on August ten that identified that only 54 p.c of academics felt risk-free educating in June and only 51 p.c documented appropriate overall health and

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Perseid’s fast and hot fireballs will sear the night skies for the next week

Tonight is the key viewing window for this year’s episode of the lengthy-functioning Perseid meteor shower.

At least 50 or far more meteors for every hour, nearly 1 for every minute, can be envisioned to illuminate the evening and early morning sky all through the annual astronomical phenomenon.

As a lot of as one hundred meteors for every hour may possibly be attainable by viewing in destinations absent from powerful city lights in predawn hours.

The small specks of cosmic rock and dust that become Perseid meteors hit our planet’s ambiance as the Earth circles the sun and passes via

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At Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Lingua Franca reflects Isabel Sandoval’s delicate approach

Very last yr, Isabel Sandoval turned the initial trans woman of color to display in levels of competition at the Venice International Movie Festival. She went on to get her film, Lingua Franca, picked up by Ava Duvernay’s Array company, and she’ll keep on to blaze a path on Netflix later on this thirty day period.

When Lingua Franca lastly screens below at the digital edition of the Vancouver Queer Movie Festival, in its Centrepiece Gala, Sandoval marks a milestone as the event’s initial trans woman to have penned, directed, and starred in her own motion picture.

But what

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Savage Love: Sometimes, ultimatums are needed with affairs

I’m a 38-12 months-outdated bi lady who has been sleeping with a married male coworker for the previous eight months. We’re a strolling cliché: I’m a nurse, he’s a health care provider, and one night time he finished up spilling a good deal of particular details about his relationship to me (sexless, nonromantic, she could be a lesbian) in advance of asking if he could kiss me. I declined.

Three months and many text messages afterwards, I achieved him for drinks. The subsequent thing I know we are slipping in adore and expending as considerably time alongside one another as

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Sneakerheads: Jordan Retro 5 Bel-Air

The deets:

Air Jordan pays homage to Will Smith’s character from the The Clean Prince of Bel-Air sitcom, with white uppers punched up by neon accents. Mismatched “Racer Pink” and “Ghost Green” Jumpman logos emblazon the tongue and heel, with the legendary “23” branding the lateral heel. And check out out the wild vibrant pattern lining the Retro’s tongue and collar.

Randomness:

In the Clean Prince of Bel-Air, Smith rocked the Air Jordan five in early episodes. The colourway below is impressed by the show’s early-’90s, hip-hop-graffiti-impressed title palette.

Stockists:

Foot Locker drops Saturday (August fifteen), $255.

Playlist:

The

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Sharon Stone to write a Hollywood memoir that looks at her violent childhood and the price of fame

Sharon Stone has taken on a new, authentic-everyday living purpose — memoir author.

“I have realized to forgive the unforgivable,” stated Stone, whose memoir, titled The Beauty of Residing Two times, comes out in March of 2021. 

The ebook will be posted by Knopf in Canada.

“My hope is that as I share my journey, you much too will learn to do the exact same,” stated Stone.

Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced that the 62-yr-previous actor will reflect on almost everything from her unpleasant childhood in Pennsylvania to this sort of films as the star-earning erotic thriller Basic Instinct 

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