First Notice: Hamilton transit upgrades; Pickering casino opening; skilled trades announcement


Hamilton transit improvements

Today at 10:30 a.m. Caroline Mulroney, minister of transportation, is expected to be joined by Donna Skelly, MPP for Flamborough-Glanbrook; Fred Eisenberger, mayor of Hamilton; Joseph Mancinelli, international vice-president and regional manager of Central and Eastern Canada for LIUNA; and Phil Verster, president and CEO of Metrolinx, for an announcement about public transit improvements in Hamilton.

Casino portion of Pickering Casino Resort opens today

The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has announced the Pickering Casino Resort (PCR) will open today at 10 a.m. Once COVID-19 health and safety restrictions are removed, the property will feature approximately 2,400 slot

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Hilton forecasts firm recovery after swinging to profit on travel demand


July 29 (Reuters) – U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT.N) swung to a quarterly profit on Thursday and forecast sustained growth in the second half of the year as leisure travel recovers on easing pandemic-related curbs.

Rising vaccination rates, reopening economies and pent-up travel demand are expected to help hotel operators like Hilton and Marriott International Inc (MAR.O) reach occupancy rates similar to pre-pandemic levels in the coming quarters.

“While the pace of recovery varies by region, we expect continued strength in leisure demand and further upticks in business travel to drive continued resurgence in the back half

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Fortnite Rift Tour event: Schedule, quests, rewards & more


Fortnite is one of the most popular video games ever, but what is the official Fortnite player count? We’ve got all the statistics you need, including 2021 and all-time numbers.

When Fortnite Battle Royale launched in September 2018, few could have imagined that it would dominate pop culture in the manner it has since then. From musicians like Marshmello and Ariana Grande, to athletes like LeBron James, Epic Game’s free-to-play title has dominated gaming for almost three years.

Of course, it’s not just the stars that have flocked to Fortnite. The game’s free-to-play status meant that anyone could download, jump

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How to Find Cheap Flights in 2021


Frequently asked questions

Where will I find the best price for airline tickets? 

Finding the cheapest option for plane tickets is possible through OTAs and directly from airlines. Prices depend on what you’re looking for in terms of time and date preference and accommodations. If you have specific days and times you need travel, low-fare calendars may not work since they require flexibility.

Comparing airline prices to third parties can give you a more rounded view of prices for the dates and destinations you are traveling. Setting alerts through websites for destinations and prices is also a good place to

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Players primed for emergence of adventure tourism market

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The tourism ministry says the Kingdom’s main adventure tourism areas have all experienced a generous surge in the number of domestic tourists in 2020-2021 in light of Covid. TOURISM MINISTRY

The Ministry of Tourism has called on adventure tourism providers to be ready for an expected influx of tourists and prepare detailed, straightforward safety briefings to be delivered prior to starting any activity.

Domestic trips to ecotourism sites, as well as community-based and adventure tourist destinations have seen significant upticks, even amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the ministry said.

Increasing travel has directly generated income for people in these communities and

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Key votes taken by PA lawmakers in Congress


Here’s a look at how members of Congress who represent the area voted during the previous week.

Along with roll call votes, the Senate also passed a resolution (S Res 309), expressing support for the Pledge of Allegiance; and the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (S 189), to increase, effective Dec. 1, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans.


NORTH KOREAN FAMILIES: The House passed the Divided Families Reunification Act (HR 826), sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., to require the

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