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Crankworx Summer Series attracts top talent to SilverStar Mountain Resort – Okanagan
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Crankworx Summer Series attracts top talent to SilverStar Mountain Resort – Okanagan

The Crankworx Summer Series has taken over SilverStar Mountain Resort for four days of adrenaline-fueled competition. The competition brings with it Crankworx caliver racing and competitors from around the world to the Okanagan.“Crankworx is the ultimate experience in mountain biking. Born in Whistler, B.C. in 2004, Crankworx has evolved into a multi-stop international festival series. The Crankworx World Tour brings together the best mountain bike athletes to compete in elite-level competitions in a variety of disciplines,” states a press release.The Crankworx Summer Series takes competitors on a tour to Canadian tracks. This year it’s at SilverStar Bike Park as well as five different mountains in Quebec. Read more: Silver Star bike park ready for summer “R...
Record attendance at Lethbridge International Airshow – Lethbridge
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Record attendance at Lethbridge International Airshow – Lethbridge

The Lethbridge International Airshow returned this weekend. Dallas Harty, board president for the Lethbridge International Airshow Association, said he was blown away by the support.“Never in our wildest dreams did we expect the attendance we got today. It just absolutely shocked us,” said Harty.He estimates that up to 20,000 people attended the event on Saturday. Such large numbers meant backed-up traffic past Scenic Drive, taking close to two hours to get into the show. Read more: Lethbridge International Airshow prepares for takeoff after five-year hiatus Danica Aggli has been going to the Airshow with her family since she was a kid. She had dreams of one day being a Snowbird. Now she’s a flight attendant and she said she was happy to see the Airshow back...
COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Saskatchewan arts and entertainment industry
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COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Saskatchewan arts and entertainment industry

Life has seemingly returned to normal this summer, after two years of pandemic stops and starts, but event and festival organizers in Saskatchewan say they aren’t seeing attendance rates jump the way they had hoped. “We all thought after the pandemic began to end last year and audiences came back – Shakespeare had one show and it was really well attended – we thought that would continue,” said Yvette Nolan, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan co-curator. “But this year, you know, were not recovering.” Read more: Backlog in surgical procedures has Sask Party moving forward with private clinics Other organizers in the province feel the same.“Bounce back? I don’t know if that is something that anybody is going to be able to do,” said Josh Haugerud, Regina Folk Fest...
Watch: Kriti Sanon reveals her fitness mantra; shares diet for upcoming action film
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Watch: Kriti Sanon reveals her fitness mantra; shares diet for upcoming action film

Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price But, does Kriti also follow a diet to remain in shape? In a video shared on her YouTube channel, the Mimi actor opened up about her fitness mantra and reveals the diet she follows for her upcoming action film. “Eat everything and workout,” she said, sharing that she is not the one to follow a strict diet to remain fit and healthy. “I have always felt that one should eat everything and workout. That’s my mantra.” Adding that she has never been on a weight-loss diet, the actor said, “I’ve only been on a weight gain diet during Mimi. But, this is actually the first time that I have just started a diet.” Elaborating on her current diet, she said, “It is a high protein, low carbs and good fats kind of diet with calorie-count ...
US economy sending mixed signals: Here’s what it all means
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US economy sending mixed signals: Here’s what it all means

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is caught in an awkward, painful place. A confusing one, too.Growth appears to be sputtering, home sales are tumbling and economists warn of a potential recession ahead. But consumers are still spending, businesses keep posting profits and the economy keeps adding hundreds of thousands of jobs each month.In the midst of it all, prices have accelerated to four-decade highs, and the Federal Reserve is desperately trying to douse the inflationary flames with higher interest rates. That’s making borrowing more expensive for households and businesses.The Fed hopes to pull off the triple axel of central banking: Slow the economy just enough to curb inflation without causing a recession. Many economists doubt the Fed can manage that feat, a so-called soft lan...