Boris Johnson has set out his vision for a trade deal with the EU, saying there is "no need" for the UK to follow Brussels' rules.
The PM called for a Canada-style free trade deal, saying the UK would return to the Withdrawal Agreement if such a deal was not reached. But the EU's Michel Barnier said its "ambitious" trade deal offer required a "level playing field". Labour said Mr Johnson's "ideology had trumped common sense". The party's leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said the PM risked trade and investment in the UK if he kept "undermining collective agreements". Under the EU-Canada deal, import tariffs on most goods have been eliminated between the two countries, though there are still customs and VAT checks. MORE
Tofino is known for being the pearl of Vancouver Island. In Victoria and during our hitchhike towards Tofino, we only heard good things about the most western place of Canada. During summer you see the population double due to the great interest that the destination has on surfers and tourists. The village of 2000 inhabitants has its main income of tourism. Famous all over Canada for its beautiful beaches and stunning nature, their are two national parks which we would recommend: Clayoquot Sound and Pacific Rim National Park. MORE
Ads from LASIK surgery outfits promise that the procedure is “a permanent solution for vision correction.” “Make corrective eyewear a thing of the past.” “You might never need to drop another dollar on eye care at all.” The procedure is “painless.” “More than 99 percent of LASIK patients achieve 20/20 vision or better.” And “over 98 percent of patients are totally satisfied.”
Unfortunately, those claims stretch the truth. You Likely Will Still Need Glasses MORE
When you dine at Organ Stop Pizza, you’re in for a show. The Mesa, Arizona, restaurant is home to the largest Wurlitzer organ in the world. Organist Brett Valliant plays the massive instrument for patrons, with an accompanying light show. The restaurant, which opened in 1972, is unique today, but during the 1970s and ’80s, there were well over 100 restaurants serving pizza and pipes across the United States. MORE
Action. Nothing could be more gripping than Greta Thunberg’s actions, speeches and her follow through with visiting countries, communities and national events with zero emission travel. Listen to this powerful speech she delivers in Stockholm before setting off to the U.S.A. to start her campaign. Its moving! We can all do it…no matter how small. In August 2018, Greta Thunberg started a school strike for the climate outside the Swedish Parliament that has since spread all over the world and now involves over 100,000 schoolchildren. MORE
Would it surprise you to know drinking water in some Canadian cities contains unsafe levels of lead?
A year-long investigation by more than 120 journalists from nine universities and 10 media organizations found some disturbing answers.
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians could be consuming tap water laced with high levels of lead leaching from aging infrastructure and plumbing, a large collection of newly-released data and documents reveals. MORE