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Canada's first publicly accessible hydrogen fuelling station has opened in Vancouver's Marpole neighbourhood, with plans for two more in the city.
On Saturday, members of Calgary’s Chinatown gathered to protest a proposal to establish a shop in the community that would sell cannabis and related materials. They say that the concept is highly offensive to the community, particularly because the proposal went ahead without their consultation or consent. “This doesn’t align with Chinese cultural values,” says Zack Moyer, who participated in the protest.
The pair of nine-year-old girls will get the chance to grab whatever they can during a special three-minute shopping excursion at Toys R Us next month.
The path to businessman Mike Liber’s success in hiring people with mental disabilities started with his realization that your average teenager is woefully mediocre when it comes to cleaning up restaurant tables. Libe, 54, runs two Dairy Queen restaurants in Sherwood Park. He employs 100 workers, about 40 of them high school teens. The teens often do excellent work when they’re given a task such as cooking or taking orders, but give them the equally important job of cleaning tables and they often blow it. “They’re not disciplined enough to do a great job,” Liber says. “And it’s frustrating because it’s not hard. The minute someone leaves a table, clean it.