Thousands of jobs wiped out as COVID-19 shuts down in-person conferences, industry events | CBC News

It’s no surprise that an industry dedicated to bringing large groups of people together in enclosed spaces would be crippled by the global pandemic. But the scale of devastation caused by COVID-19 to Canada’s business events industry is mind-boggling. Hotels, airlines, taxis, event planners, keynote speakers, providers of audio-visual services, restaurants, entertainers — even family…

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Hong Kong police hearth pepper pellets to disperse protests over safety invoice

Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters within the coronary heart of the worldwide monetary centre on Wednesday, as new nationwide safety legal guidelines proposed by Beijing revived anti-government demonstrations. Police additionally surrounded the Legislative Council the place a invoice was on account of be debated that might criminalise disrespect of the…

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Darren Lehmann feels split-coaching is the best way for Cricket on the planet now

Break up-coaching is the best way ahead for Indian cricket and remainder of the world since it’s turning into more and more troublesome to steadiness work and household, reckons former Australia coach Darren Lehmann. Lehmann stated dividing obligations format-wise ought to improve the longevity of the coaches. Speaking alongside former England World Cup-winning coach Trevor…

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Australia information youngest coronavirus sufferer with dying of 30-year-old

Australia recorded its youngest sufferer of Covid-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying well being circumstances died in Queensland state, having proven signs of the illness for weeks however with out getting examined, officers mentioned on Wednesday. The newest case brings to 103 the variety of deaths recorded in Australia, from greater than 7,100 circumstances.…

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