‘People are ready for this’: Alta. modelling agency only reps disabled, visibly different talent

An Edmonton couple has created a modelling agency that exclusively represents disabled and visibly different talent. Katie MacMillan and Austin Allanach were inspired to create Kello Inclusive after their daughter Kelty’s experiences as a model. Kelty has Cerebral Palsy. Her mother said she was inspired to send photos of Kelty to a talent agency after … Read more

Musk’s Neuralink faces U.S. federal probe, employee backlash over animal tests

Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a medical device company, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that its animal testing is being rushed, causing needless suffering and deaths, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and sources familiar with the investigation and company operations. Neuralink Corp is developing a brain implant it hopes … Read more

The women at the centre of Harvey Weinstein’s L.A. rape trial

LOS ANGELES – Prosecutors called 44 witnesses to make their case against Harvey Weinstein, but a jury’s decision at his Los Angeles trial will hinge largely on the testimony of four: the women he is charged with raping or sexually assaulting, all known simply as “Jane Doe” in court. Four more women also testified as … Read more

Cash boost for Lanarkshire church will enable community café and warm bank to continue

Volunteers within the Gilmour and Whitehill Parish Church in Hamilton have received an end of year cash boost courtesy of a Lanarkshire supermarket. Café volunteers within the church are delighted to have been given a cheque for £2000 from Asda Hamilton superstore. Their successful application to the Asda Foundation earlier this year will now enable … Read more

Mexico pledges to complete huge elevated train in one year

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s troubled Maya Train tourist project will now include a 45-mile (72 kilometer) stretch of elevated trackway through the jungle, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Monday. López Obrador has changed his mind a number of times on his pet project, which is intended to ferry tourists around the Yucatan peninsula. … Read more

Motherwell launch new third kit to support suicide prevention message

Motherwell have launched a new third kit – with all profits being split between four charities to help support positive mental health and the fight against suicide. The club released their special Darkness to Light luminous kit, which also marks the 25th anniversary of a similar coloured kit from the 1997-98 season, today and it … Read more

Toyota kills off the C-HR compact crossover in Canada

Once the 2022 models cease production, it’s gone, even as Europe unveils new plug-in versions Toyota C-HRPhoto by Toyota Toyota C-HR will be discontinued in Canada once the 2022 models cease production Toyota in Europe debuted the C-HR Prologue concept car The European C-HR lineup will add a plug-in version The C-HR first went on sale in Canada … Read more

Judd family files notice to dismiss suit over death records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The family of country singer Naomi Judd on Monday filed a notice to voluntarily dismiss a lawsuit that sought to block journalists from accessing the police investigation records surrounding her death. Judd died on April 30 at her home in Tennessee at the age of 76. Her daughter Ashley has previously said … Read more

GM’s BrightDrop signs first customer in Canada, unveils country’s first large EV factory

The upstart unit of General Motors Co announced DHL Express Canada as its first customer outside the U.S. Ontario Premier Doug Ford sits behind the wheel of ZEVO 600 during the opening of automaker General Motors (GM) Brightdrop unit’s CAMI EV Assembly, Canada’s first full-scale electric vehicle manufacturing plant, in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada December 5, … Read more

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