“The Joplin, Missouri tornadoes in May 2011 left the DRF at a record low,” he says via email. “Three months later, when Hurricane Irene roared into the Mid Atlantic states, FEMA was forced to significantly curtail its disaster work all across the country while the Obama administration waited for funding from Congress. FEMA used its limited DRF dollars for the most critical and pressing disaster demands, but that meant halting longer term recovery projects from previous disasters, leaving communities across the country uncertain about the future.”.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileUnlike the time change in spring, when we move an hour forward, the end of daylight savings usually results in few complaints, as people are able to get some extra sleep on Sunday.However, a British researcher recently argued that not turning back the clocks in the fall could help improve public health.Mayer Hillman, a senior fellow emeritus at the University of Westminster’s Policy Studies Institute in London, said skipping the fall time change would be “an effective, practical, and remarkably easily managed way to better align our waking hours with the available daylight during the year.”Taking into account the typical daily patterns of adults and children, the clock change would add about 300 more hours of daylight activity for adults each year and 200 more for children to participate in outdoor leisure activities, he said in last month’s British Medical Journal.What will you do with an extra hour this weekend? Do you think the system of turning clocks back and ahead should be scrapped? Let us know in the comments below.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device.
I noticed this on my internship, I was luck enough to have either ambivalent or nice administration Until my ten week. Where it was just he abusive power hungry principal who used her nice deputies to do her dirty work yet maintained a pleasant facades to the other parents. She got finalist for principal of the year.