‘We can live in peace’: Ukrainian family transitions to new life in NS – Halifax

Mike and Anastasia Kashura are familiar with fleeing. In 2014, the couple left their first home of Luhansk, Ukraine behind, when Russia first invaded Crimea, in the eastern part of the country. Anastasia was nine months pregnant with their first son, Sviatoslav. “He’s a child of war. He was born in 2014, first of July,” … Read more

New Youth Wellness Hub Opens at University of Guelph – Guelph

There is a new wellness hub for youth in Guelph, Ont., who are seeking mental health support. The Grove Wellington Guelph officially opened their newest location on the main campus of the University of Guelph on Tuesday. Executive director Cyndy Forsyth says it is a one-stop-shop for youth who require social services. “(Youth) can walk … Read more

Are You Eligible For Cost Of Living Support? Here’s How To Claim

Millions of Brits are eligible to receive a lump sum from July to help tackle the cost of living crisis as it tightens its grip across the UK. With energy bills shooting up along with the cost of petrol and groceries, inflation is at 9% – and it’s even higher for the UK’s poorest households. … Read more

Here’s What That Controversial New Study on Time-Restricted Eating Really Shows

Results of a new weight loss study were published this week, leading to headlines proclaiming intermittent fasting “isn’t a magic diet trick after all”. The researchers aimed to test whether adding a restriction on what time of day you were allowed to eat (or not) to the usual low-calorie (or kilojoule) diet led to greater … Read more

UK warns Ukraine war could last ‘years’

The UK has issued a warning to the West to “step up” as officials reveal a devastating prediction over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Russian dual Olympic swimming champion Evgeny Rylov banned from the sport for nine months for attending Vladimir Putin rally

Russian Olympic gold medalist swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been banned from the sport for nine months for appearing at a rally in support of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Key points: World swimming governing body FINA has taken action against Russian star Evgeny Rylov, issuing a ban for his support for President … Read more

People left homeless by northern NSW floods say they have ‘fallen through the cracks’

It’s been four weeks since Lauren De Groot’s home in Lismore was flooded and deemed unlivable. Key points: An estimated 3,800 homes have been deemed unlivable on the NSW north coast, according to North Coast Community Housing Lauren De Groot is living in a caravan after her Lismore home was flooded Lismore resident Colin Brown … Read more

Chris Johnson backs Hawthorn great Cyril Rioli over his break with the club over comments by Hawks’ president Jeff Kennett

Chris Johnson, a member of the AFL’s Indigenous Team of the Century, has backed Cyril Rioli’s decision to cut ties with Hawthorn while Jeff Kennett remains club president, saying he and his wife have every right to feel the way they do. Key points: Cyril Rioli has revealed he will not return to Hawthorn while … Read more

Free teen clinic in Canberra’s south reducing barriers for young people in need of health care

The future is looking bright for Canberra teenager Mia Burton as she completes her final years of school. The year 11 student from Macarthur, in the city’s south, loves drama and writing, has two beautiful dogs and is a driven young woman, passionate about women’s rights and gender equality. But just last year, Mia found … Read more

Prime Minister’s campaigning in Perth blamed for hold-up on further NSW flood assistance

Frustration is high in the New South Wales government that a further round of flood disaster assistance has not yet been approved by the Commonwealth. Key points: Most of the package will be jointly paid for by the Commonwealth and NSW governments A federal government spokesperson said the proposal was under “urgent consideration” Prime Minister … Read more