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Twitter worst among major social media platforms when it comes to LGBTQ+ safety, GLAAD says

Twitter worst among major social media platforms when it comes to LGBTQ+ safety, GLAAD says

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — All major social media platforms do poorly at protecting LGBTQ+ users from hate speech and harassment — especially those who are transgender, non-binary or gender non-conforming, the advocacy group GLAAD said Thursday.
Experiencing the struggles of living in poverty

Experiencing the struggles of living in poverty

Poverty simulation held at the Westlock Rotary Spirit Centre June 8
German curator on a mission to return silver heirlooms stolen from Jewish families by the Nazis

German curator on a mission to return silver heirlooms stolen from Jewish families by the Nazis

MUNICH (AP) — Matthias Weniger put on a pair of white cloth gloves and carefully lifted a tarnished silver candleholder, looking for a yellowed sticker on the bottom of it.
Banff continuing on path for age-friendly status

Banff continuing on path for age-friendly status

“I read something the other day that said accessibility is temporary, that one day you may not have the function you currently do, and that really sat with me,” said Mayor Corrie DiManno.
Red Barn Books’ new title celebrates centennial of Calgary Stampede breakfasts

Red Barn Books’ new title celebrates centennial of Calgary Stampede breakfasts

Illustrated children’s storybook released by Carstairs-based publisher features the tale of Wildhorse Jack and the first-ever Stampede pancake breakfast.
Using high-tech laser gear, UN-backed team scans Ukraine historical sites to preserve them amid war

Using high-tech laser gear, UN-backed team scans Ukraine historical sites to preserve them amid war

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Under the plaintive painted eyes of the holy, a volunteer team of two United Nations-backed engineers watched as a whirling laser took a million measurements a second inside Kyiv's All Saints Church.
ChatGPT transformative because it was widely accessible: Zilis

ChatGPT transformative because it was widely accessible: Zilis

TORONTO — A former OpenAI board member says it's the interactive nature of ChatGPT that has made artificial intelligence accessible to a wide audience in a meaningful way.
Inside the Tony Awards: No script, but plenty of song, dance, high spirits and history

Inside the Tony Awards: No script, but plenty of song, dance, high spirits and history

NEW YORK (AP) — No script? No problem! There was plenty of uncertainty in the run-up to this year’s Tony Awards, which at one point seemed unlikely to happen at all because of the ongoing Hollywood writer’s strike.
'I nearly fell off': Paddleboarder spots shark in White Rock, B.C.

'I nearly fell off': Paddleboarder spots shark in White Rock, B.C.

The dead shark was as long as her paddleboard.
Mînî Thnî powwow academy fashion show a display of cultural pride

Mînî Thnî powwow academy fashion show a display of cultural pride

“There’s been a lot of challenges and adversities students have encountered over the school year – I’ve literally seen blood, sweat and tears. I had a student that actually sewed her finger, and I also had a student who made a ribbon skirt with a broken heart – she had tears falling as she was making it.”
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