Tag: Efforts

Canadian volunteers helping with Dorian recovery efforts in the Bahamas

A group of Canadian volunteers helping with recovery efforts in the Bahamas say the harrowing story of a Canadian woman’s death during hurricane Dorian inspired them to help rebuild a school where she worked. Alishia Liolli, 27, from LaSalle, Ont., died in the storm after a wall collapsed at a lodge in the Abaco Islands…

New Brunswick spring flood efforts beginning to move from response to recovery

FREDERICTON—The director of New Brunswick’s Emergency Measures Organization says the response to this year’s spring flooding is slowly transforming from a response to a recovery operation. “Most regions along the Saint John River should be out of the flood stage by the end of this week,” Greg MacCallum said Tuesday. He said water levels along…

Macron’s frenetic efforts to transform France leave MPs fatigued

In the land of the 35-hour workweek, French President Emmanuel Macron’s frenetic efforts to “transform” France has left members of parliament exhausted, with many clocking in more than twice those hours. “We have had sessions this past month that lasted 80 hours a week, we were in session 17 consecutive days,” National Assembly President Francois…