“The mixed governance plan means a majority of ECan councillors would be elected at the local body elections in October 2016, with four elected at large in Christchurch, one elected from North Canterbury for the districts of Kaikōura, Hurunui and Waimakariri, one elected from mid-Canterbury for the Selwyn and Ashburton districts, and one from South Canterbury representing the Timaru, Mackenzie, Waimate districts and the parts of Waikati north of the Waitaki River. 81 more words
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Two years ago, while visiting Cuzco and Sacred Valley, Peru, we made the acquaintance of Willow, a local guide, and his brother David, a fabricator. While there, we constructed a swing set at a preschool in the hills above the airport at Cuzco. 71 more words
By Charlotte Umanoff
How much would you pay for a pastrami sandwich?
After ceaseless efforts from labor organizations and lobbyists, many across Los Angeles view the new $15 minimum wage, passed last summer by the Los Angeles City Council, as a long-awaited victory. 412 more words