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A housing development coordinator in Lunenburg County, N.S., says the housing crisis has reached unprecedented levels, with families living in campgrounds in the summer, and seniors burning furniture for warmth in the winter. "We're in a crisis," said Lisa Ryan, executive director of the South Shore Open Doors Association. "There are no vacancies and rental rates have increased so significantly that most folks who work and live here are priced out of housing." She said an influx of new residents
Two sisters visiting Newfoundland unable to find a rental car have decided to go for the next best thing: renting a U-Haul moving van to tour the island. Gail Bridgeman, who lives in Australia, and Karen Burke of Ontario had their trip to Newfoundland booked for over six months before arriving. However, a mix-up with their rental car provider left them without a vehicle. "I thought everything was fine, then I got back some information saying our car was available months ahead of the expected dat
A team of researchers is asking immigrants to Fredericton to share their stories and concerns to create positive change in the city. Gül Çalışkan, a sociology professor at St. Thomas University, is helping lead the Promise of Home project in partnership with the City of Fredericton. Over the last three years, the team has gathered stories from high school-age immigrants and immigrant families through community workshops with the goal of understanding their challenges to create a list of recommen
Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) said on Tuesday it had decided to pause its Hockey Canada sponsorship until the organization, which is dealing with fallout from a sexual assault lawsuit, takes the proper steps to improve the culture within the sport. The decision by Canada's third-biggest lender comes a week after the Canadian federal government froze funding to the organization over its handling of an alleged sexual assault and out-of-court settlement. "Today, we have made the decision to pause our sponsorship of Hockey Canada until we are confident the right steps are being taken to improve the culture within the sport — both on and off the ice," Scotiabank Chief Executive Officer Brian J. Porter wrote in an open letter.
Remy was interviewing with a video game company when he asked the obvious question: would he need to learn French to work in Quebec? Remy wasn't from the province and didn't speak the language. The company, like many of the major players in Canada's video game industry, was based in Quebec. "[So I asked], is that going to be a problem?" Remy said. (Remy is not his real name. CBC News is protecting his identity because he fears work reprisals for speaking publicly.) "I was assured that all meetin
Turkey is "unlikely to simply back down on its demands" to Stockholm and Helsinki, say experts. View on euronews
Saint John will host the fifth and final edition of the New Brunswick International Sculpture Symposium, known as Sculpture Saint John, beginning Aug. 11. By the time the fifth edition wraps on Sept. 10, it will have created 38 sculptures, used more than 600 tonnes of granite and attracted about 175,000 people to the city. After this year, a dozen of the sculptures, valued at $1.2 million will remain in the city, and 20 in the greater Saint John area, organizer Diana Alexander told city council
HONG KONG (AP) — When the British handed its colony Hong Kong to Beijing in 1997, it was promised 50 years of self-government and freedoms of assembly, speech and press that are not allowed Chinese on the Communist-ruled mainland. As the city of 7.4 million people marks 25 years under Beijing's rule on Friday, those promises are wearing thin. Hong Kong's honeymoon period, when it carried on much as it always had, has passed, and its future remains uncertain, determined by forces beyond its contr
Here's a recipe for making a healthy, soft and juicy hamburg steak in Japanese way with lots of chopped vegetables. The umami of vegetables is mixed with minced meat, and even children who hate vegetables can eat plenty of vegetables with this popular Hamburg steak. The surplus patties can be stored in the freezer, so whenever I make a hamburg, I make a lot of it, and then wrap it in plastic wrap dividing it to one time use, and keep it in the freezer. Frozen patties can be conveniently arranged in various ways, such as breaking them into tomato sauce and boiling them into a simple meat sauce, or placing them on bell peppers or shiitake mushrooms and baking them in the oven. It is also useful for lunch boxes. ============================================================= ❥ YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDvC... ❥ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/hungrycooki... ============================================================= ● Ingredients (for 8~10 pieces) ・ Ground beef… 3lb ・ Minced pork ... 1~1.5lb ・ Eggs ... 2 ・ Mozzarella cheese for pizza ... 1/2 ~ 3/4 cup ・ Onions ... 3 ・ Carrot ... 1 ・ Mushrooms ... 3 ・ Shiitake mushrooms ... 2 ・ Bell pepper ... 1/2 ・ Asparagus ... 3-4 ・ Garlic ・ Curry powder ... 1 tablespoon ・ Nutmeg ... Appropriate amount ・ Chicken consomme ... 2.5 tbsp ・ Salt ... 1/2 to 1 tablespoons ・ Black pepper ・ Soy sauce ... 1/2 tablespoon ・ Bread crumbs ... 2 tablespoons ・ Olive oil ・ Mayonnaise ... 3 tbsp ・ Ketchup ・ Worcestershire sauce ● Cooking Recipe ① Finely chop the garlic, onions, carrots, bell peppers, shiitake mushrooms, carrot and asparagus. Mushrooms are sliced. (Asparagus、bell pepper、shiitake mushroom are optional) ② Put olive oil and chopped garlic in a frying pan and heat over low heat. ③ When the garlic scent comes out, add the vegetables chopped in ①, sprinkle with salt and fry over high heat. ④ When the vegetables are tender and the onions are light brown, remove them from the heat and put them in a large bowl to cool. ⑤ Add a little water or milk to the bread crumbs and moisten it. ⑥ When the vegetables have cooled, put beef, ground pork, mozzarella cheese, eggs, and moistened bread crumbs in a bowl, add curry powder, chicken consomme, nutmeg, mayonnaise, soy sauce, salt, and black pepper, and mix whole well. ⑦ When the whole is mixed well, bake small piece and check the taste. If the taste is vague, add salt to adjust the taste ⑧ When the taste is ready, make the patties into a hamburg steak shape, wrap the unused portion in plastic wrap one by one, and freeze it. ⑨ Put olive oil in a frying pan heated on high heat, put the patties of hamburg making a little dent in the center since it will rise as it cooked, bake on both sides for about 1 minute on high heat, then lower the heat to medium heat and cover it again. Bake on both sides for 2-3 minutes each ⑩ Reduce the heat to medium and low heat, turn the patties over, cover and bake for another 2 to 3 minutes. It was ⑪ Repeat ⑨ and ⑩ a few times while checking the degree of baking. ⑫ When the hamburg is almost cooked, slide it to the side of the frying pan, put the cheese on it, drop the egg in the empty space, sprinkle a little water and cover it and bake it for about one and a half minutes. When the cheese melts and the egg is half-cooked, it's done. ⑫ Transfer the baked hamburg to a warm plate, put the egg on it, and put the ketchup and Worcestershire sauce on the finished hamburger. ● Cooking tips ・ The hamburg steak, which tends to be hard, can be magically juicy and soft by adding a lot of vegetables and mayonnaise. ・ Base vegetables that are used are onions, carrots, mushrooms, and other than that, you can add your favorite vegetables. you can use vegetables left in the refrigerator such as broccoli to use them up. ・ Vegetables that take long to cook, such as carrots, are especially chopped into small pieces. ・ Please adjust the time to cooking patties according to the size. To check if the hamburg is cooked, make a tiny cut on the surface with a spatula, etc., press it lightly, and if the clear gravy oozes out, it is already cooked. ・ patties can be stored frozen. When thawing, it's easy to move it to the refrigerator the night before eating, or if you're at home, take it out of the freezer in the morning and thaw it at room temperature.
Jessica Frotten surprised herself at last weekend's Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships. The Yukon wheelchair racer suffered a hip injury after the Tokyo Paralympic Games late last summer and missed a series of recent races. She said the injury made it painful for her to sit in her racer. After doing a lot of modified training, she was able to get back to racing for the first time at the national championships. "I wasn't really sure how it was going to go," she said. It went well, to put
HALIFAX — All Nova Scotians aged 50 and older will be able to access second COVID-19 boosters by next week, though public health recommends people under 70 wait until the fall before getting another shot. The province decided to expand booster dose eligibility on July 8 to people aged 50 to 69 because some Nova Scotians had been asking for a fourth dose, deputy chief medical officer of health Dr. Shelley Deeks told reporters Monday. "Public health is recommending that people in this age group ac
HALIFAX — A high-profile sex scandal involving Prince Andrew is prompting a school in Dartmouth, N.S., to change its name. As of Aug. 1, Prince Andrew High School will be renamed Woodlawn High School, to reflect the name of the street and subdivision where the school is located. The school was named after Prince Andrew in 1960, the year he was born, but a recent sex scandal involving a 17-year-old girl and disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein led the school to distance itself from the royal. Andr
Hundreds of rescue and emergency service workers continued to scour the rubble, searching for survivors at a wrecked mall in Kremenchuk. Russian long-range bombers fired a missile that struck the crowded mall in the central Ukrainian city on Monday. (June 27)
Windsor Regional Hospital is loosening its restrictions around visitation and screening for COVID-19. The hospital says that up to two essential caregivers can visit with a patient at a time, and active COVID-19 screening for guests entering the hospital will no longer be required. People entering the hospital will not be asked to immediately provide proof of vaccination or a recent COVID-19 test result. However, the hospital says anyone entering its facilities is asked to self-screen for COVID-
U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to speak in the next few weeks, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Monday, citing growing convergence among NATO and G7 members about the challenge China poses. The Group of Seven rich democracies will address China's non-market economic practices, its approach to debt and its human rights actions in a communique on Tuesday, while a NATO strategic concept to be released later this week would address China in "ways that are unprecedented," he said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nine months after she stepped into the job of New York governor as a relative unknown, Democrat Kathy Hochul easily locked up her party's nomination Tuesday, setting her on an expected glide path to win the office in November. Hochul was serving as an under-the-radar lieutenant governor under the shadow of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo until last year, when he resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, catapulting her into office. Hochul beat back primary challenges Tuesday from New
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters will decide in November whether to guarantee the right to an abortion in their state constitution, a question sure to boost turnout on both sides of the debate during a pivotal midterm election year as Democrats try to keep control of Congress after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The court's ruling on Friday lets states decide for themselves whether to allow abortion. California is controlled by Democrats who support abortion rights, so
The House Jan. 6 committee held a surprise hearing Tuesday delivering alarming new testimony about Donald Trump’s angry, defiant and vulgar actions as rioters laid siege on the US Capitol. (June 28)
With the race to lead the United Conservative Party still in its early days, a new poll suggests more Albertans would consider voting for that party than the Opposition NDP in the 2023 provincial election. The poll by Trend Research, under the direction of Janet Brown Opinion Research, surveyed 900 Albertans between June 13 and 21. It found slightly more than half of Albertans surveyed said they would be very likely (26 per cent) or somewhat likely (26 per cent) to consider voting for the UCP in
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's police oversight agency says an RCMP officer has been arrested for several offences, including possession of a controlled substance. The Serious Incident Response Team says in a news release the officer is based in Corner Brook, a town in western Newfoundland. The watchdog says it launched its investigation at the request of the RCMP, and a spokeswoman for the oversight agency said in an email that the officer has not yet been charged. Watchdog dire