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Canada to make ArriveCan optional, drop COVID-19 vaccine requirement at the border by Sept. 30: sources

People wait in line to check in at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on May 12, 2022.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press The federal government plans to drop the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for people who enter Canada by the end of September, the same day it ends random testing of arrivals and makes optional the ArriveCan app, … Read more

FAA rejects proposal to halve pilots’ flight-time requirement amid shortage

A Republic Airways plane approaches the runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, on April 2, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it has rejected a proposal to halve the number of hours required to become a co-pilot, as a severe shortage … Read more

Photo Gallery: The Hoodoo Gurus + The Dandy Warhols + The Buoys – The Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (15.09.22)

Photo Gallery: The Hoodoo Gurus + The Dandy Warhols + The Buoys – The Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (15.09.22) – The AU Review Bruce Baker September 19, 2022 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Hoodoo Gurus + The Dandy Warhols + The Buoys – The Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (15.09.22) The Hoodoo Gurus brought their … Read more

Mining, transport industries want truckies to stop using right indicators to signal ‘safe to pass’ to drivers

It is a common occurrence on Australia’s regional roads: A truck driver, taking advantage of their elevated position, flicks their right indicator to signal to cars behind that it is safe to overtake. Key points: Right indication is commonly used to tell someone to overtake, but the practice is illegal The mining industry and truck drivers say the signal … Read more

The only hotel with a Royal Warrant – and why the Queen loved it

The forcible ejection of a track-suited interloper while Queen Elizabeth was hosting a staff Christmas lunch at The Goring (December 6, 2016) was a mere warm up act for the sight that greeted onlookers later on, when the managing director of the hotel escorted Her Majesty down its marble front steps and waved her off in her … Read more

Hotels to rebound to pre-pandemic revenues in 2023, two years ahead of forecast: CBRE

TORONTO – Real estate firm CBRE says Canadian hotels will return to pre-pandemic revenues next year, two years ahead of its previous forecast. The firm is projecting the Canadian hotels market will end this year at 92 per cent of the revenue per available room achieved in 2019, before the health crisis began. It is … Read more

New York museums to disclose artwork looted by Nazis

ALBANY, N.Y. — Museums in New York that exhibit artworks looted by Nazis during the Holocaust are now required by law to let the public know about those dark chapters in their provenance through placards displayed with the stolen objects. At least 600,000 pieces of art were looted from Jewish people before and during World … Read more

“Woman-Ochre” de Kooning’s painting from theft to its return home

It was a heist that was as brazen as it was simple. On the morning of Nov. 29, 1985, a couple entered The University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona. Within minutes, “Woman-Ochre” — a painting by the Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning — was gone. The museum’s curator Olivia Miller described the … Read more