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"andre de grasse" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Urbanist

Monocle 24: The Urbanist

05:27 min | 5 months ago

"andre de grasse" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Urbanist

"Some patients needing a police escort just to get by. They have the center here and it's in opposition to moments such of those that have galvanized the sense of civic duty once again, while also putting focus on the city's leaders. Why, for example, many people in the city asked, did police appear to largely stand back as protesters in some cases, harassed patients and medical personnel at hospitals? While other groups of venerable people in the city were treated quite differently. That is the sound of police forcibly clearing a Toronto park of its encampment of homeless people last summer. Those encampments had become a common sight in cities right across the country during the pandemic, as people experiencing homelessness sought refuge in the parks. But the way the encampments were cleared in Toronto remains hugely contentious Toronto's match on Tory remains the focus for much of that anger. I indicated yesterday and I indicate today I support the fact that that operation was undertaken with decisions being made by the people who undertook it because I think the intent was something that was meant to help the homeless people and was meant to try and achieve it in a peaceful way. The fact that actually no one was injured but that there was a huge police presence and a bit of a tumultuous scene was more a function of all the people who came out and it was their right to do so. But that's really what led to the presence of the police there. But I will say but elsewhere, that's not the only story that John Tory found himself at the center of this year. Rogers, a telecommunications colossus, founded by the late Ted Rogers, spans wireless, cable and Internet to mass media and ownership of the Toronto Blue Jays. What is normally kept private in the corporate offices has spilled into public view after Edward Rogers Ted's son tried to replace the company's CEO jona nataly. Soon, Rogers and other family members were on opposite sides. In the middle of that saga for one of Toronto's most recognizable family names, which is emblazoned on buildings and institutions right across the city, was John Torrey himself, who it was revealed was mediating between the family's feuding factions. A pretty unusual position for a senior public servant to be in. If Tory decides to run for a third term as mayor and next year's municipal elections, his opponents are likely to want to remind voters of his role in both of these city dramas. But there have been new city heroes to Garland here this year too, like the young tennis stars Leila Fernandes and the Toronto born British champion emira kanu, who played each other at the final of this year's U.S. open, and, of course, the Toronto born sprinter Andre de grasse, who won gold in the men's 200 meters final at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Surrounded by rising American stars he ran faster than any Canadians ever has and it would. Here comes to grass, accelerating the grass at the line. He's got the gold medal. Andre de grasse. When I spoke to maj on Tory earlier this year for Monaco's fourth coming February issue, he spoke about the need to restore confidence in life in the city. While some of that confidence is certainly back, fueled in part by pandemic era initiatives, like the cafe tio program, which saw some city roads narrowed to cars to allow restaurants and cafes to set up outdoor dining rooms during the summer. It has transformed the city's streetscapes and has become so popular that city hall is now debating on whether to make the initiative permanent. The acorn pie may not have been plain sailing for Toronto, but there is a growing sense of optimism that, better, more straightforward days, lie ahead in.

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De Grasse of Canada Wins Gold in 200 Meters

AP News Radio

00:54 sec | 10 months ago

De Grasse of Canada Wins Gold in 200 Meters

"Canada's Andre de Grasse who was the runner up to St Paul five years ago a real run to gold in a time of nineteen point six two seconds the US right behind the grass to country silver and bronze can you but never got the silver in a time of nineteen point six eight seconds a dot I almost had it but it just little bit out of reach now but it was a tight race and I got a personal best out of this race and you know silver medal and I'm just happy with my performance no one miles in his Olympic debut claimed bronze in nineteen point seven four seconds all the track Courtney Frerichs of the US led until the final lap in the women's three thousand meter steeplechase finishing with the silver medal US women's basketball on to the semifinals after a seventy nine fifty five win over Australia USA baseball into the final four following a three one win over the Dominican Republic and Richard torrents of the U. S. is it best to the gold medal belt in boxing super heavyweight division I drove under it

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"andre de grasse" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

90.3 KAZU

08:17 min | 2 years ago

"andre de grasse" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"Head that's the director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and he says the corona virus pandemic is accelerating here's a direct quote he took sixty seven days from the first reported case to reach a hundred thousand cases eleven days for the second hundred thousand cases just four days for the third hundred thousand cases so how can we deal with a global pandemic and how can the developed world coordinate with developing nations which might have fewer resources to cope Gayle Smith worked as an adviser to the U. S. president Barack Obama during the twenty fourteen about a crisis and has served as the head of U. S. A. I. D. the do you have US's development agency she now runs the one campaign when I spoke to a few minutes ago she started by giving her reaction to president trump's latest comments he says he thinks more people would die from a prolonged shutdown and as a result of the virus I've learned anything in working on pandemics and global health it's that your best bet is to listen to the scientists and medical professionals because they're the ones that have the knowledge and the facts that are needed to calculate what the best strategies are so my default has been for some time to listen to Dr searching others I think the role of politicians elected officials is to make decisions and move swiftly and when this is all over they'll be judged on that but for now my advice to everyone is listen to the scientists and medical professionals because they know the most about what's going on and I think have the greatest insights into what the best options are more specifically to your mind needs to be done what should the countries around the world be doing more often perhaps what should they be doing less of two well I I think the first thing is is just collaboration at all levels again I think it's it's working very effectively among scientists and health professionals who have a long history and practice of sharing data between amongst themselves I'd like to see much more international political cooperation and I think with respect to those parts of the world and in particular low income countries there's a real need for other countries to be paying attention one three levels the first is there's going to need to be support for the response right now we have seen the bill and Melinda gates foundation stand up Jack ma and his new foundation just delivered over million testing kits and other supplies to Africa in the deliberations here in Washington there is some funding included in the supplemental budget bills for international response it's not enough but it's a good start the second is you know we're having lots of discussions about the impact of this pandemic on the global economy the global economy also includes Africa and I think the impact there is going to be massive so I think those conversations need to indeed be about the global economy and not just Europe and North America and then the third thing and this is a hard one but it's in many ways the most important if you think about managing a pandemic you know we need and that all the way around the world to do that there were not a holes in the net there are a lot of countries that don't have the capacity to prevent detect and respond to global health threats particularly viruses we know where the gaps are and I think investing in something that's called global health security building up the capacity of all countries and countries should invest their own resources but I think many need to be supplemented building the capacity of those countries to fight effectively because we're gonna see more viruses in the future so that's the long game and you know the tendency the world is sometimes to play the short game I think in this case I hope we can learn the lesson that we need to play the long game gas masks you're listening to music fallen under James within a few minutes we'll speak to a young woman here in the UK who will tell us why people living on the poverty line like coping with unprecedented challenges all of the corona virus and a quick reminder we have an update in about fifteen minutes of the latest news president trump has declared the United States will be open for business again in the mantra weeks rather than months Britain has brought in the most stringent social restrictions in living memory as part of its campaign to contain the coronavirus and a new case of corn a virus in Wuhan has ended a run of five days with new new cases in the Chinese city with a global footprint began this is what she's now without service and the big news is that I can't tell you the big news yet we are one hour away from learning who has won the BBC women's footballer of the year award we have had the most votes ever this year and other Lucy bronze Julie S. Sam Kerr Vivian mad about all Megan Rapinoe will be crowned the best football in the world as voted by you so stay tuned to high profile Nigerian footballers have been kidnapped and imposed a Ocho and Appiah comets Benjamin only about a what captured while on Nigeria's been in expressway the numbers and manual James was also in the car but he managed to escape in football's governing body all looking at the possibility of completing the champions league and Europa league with many told immense for the remaining teams the men's and women's finals have been formally postponed and the Canada's Andre de Grasse says he's hoping to take part in a postponed Olympics the sprinter took a national record of three medals hi I'm from the twenty sixteen games in Rio he's been reacting to Canada's decision to withdraw the athletes from the games Australia has also said it wouldn't send its athletes if the games stay in July shuttled and the figure much all this to all this is going to return in about one X. twenty six minutes at most ports for those if you got seven twenty five minutes thank you part of it has got some business news now and you would manning at business task in Hong Kong but we'll talk at America S. politicians in Washington still wrangling of the details of the latest stimulus package one point six trillion dollars something like that I have sent an affecting the stock market's hundred well actually some of his here in Asia seem to be quite buoyant today I think there's a feeling that said this stimulus package it may take an extra day or two of wrangling between the Democrats and the Republicans before the Senate's compiles this package that they feeling that well you know it's basically it's going to get passed and that she's going to and that is going to help now interestingly markets here I think the hang Seng index is up by about three and three quarter percent at the moment sh similar rises in Tokyo as well so they they seem to be taking it in their stride I say that normally if she has wrought by it you know three or four percent in a day in normal times will be going wow that's amazing that's incredible but it is a sign of the volatility at the moment that the only time you use your you get lots and lots of sudden rises in share prices also when you get all the sudden downturns as well I mean three or four percent is not really going to make up for the fulls of you know twenty thirty percent and so on that we've seen in share markets over the past all the past month or so since basically middle of February now if the stimulus package has has one of the things that I think a lot of investors are looking forward to the businesses is that they will probably end up getting some checks to help them through the crisis now the the American government has done this before I think in two thousand one and in two thousand and eight it sent these checks out we bought they took an awful long time to arrive and now Jeffrey Schultz is an investment strategist at clearbridge investments in New York he says that this time if the Americans again is right for these checks to have any effect that is go to the bathroom that date back in two thousand one and two thousand and nine could be quicker or else small businesses are going to suffer.

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