Vancouver developer seeks delay in paying $10 million owed to city – BC

Major Vancouver developer Anthem Properties has requested a delay in paying $10 million dollars it owes the city in community amenity contributions. The site in question is on West Georgia Street near Bidwell Street, which was once the former Chevron gas station. The city approved a 33- storey tower with 127 market condos in 2021. … Read more

The big challenges for Phil Waugh

This would be a monumental change for Rugby Australia, but particularly so given the timing. The Golden Decade is expected to bring in significant sums of money for Rugby Australia, and Waugh should be fighting to build a fence around that revenue so that the private equity firm gets as little of that windfall as … Read more

Florida man accused of sexually abusing children he offered to babysit: police

Osceola County, Florida, law enforcement officials arrested a man this week on allegations that he victimized and sexually abused two boys he babysat, according to police. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18-year-old Vitor Camilo Coelho Pinto, a Brazilian national living in Kissimmee, Florida, since 2020. Vitor Camilo Coelho Pinto booking photo (Osceola County Sheriffs … Read more

New York City vending machine offering free crack pipes to drug users runs out overnight: report

A vending machine in New York City that offers free crack pipes, condoms, and anti-overdose meds for addicts reportedly ran out of stock overnight.  City health officials installed the big blue box in Brooklyn on Monday. By Tuesday afternoon, a drug-prevention program worker was spotted restocking the machine with safe sex kits and drug paraphernalia, … Read more