Millions of UK residents face poisoning risk from lead water pipes

The tap water in Ben Archard’s apartment in the Herne Hill neighbourhood of south London flows through toxic lead pipes, increasing the risk of brain damage to his children and prompting him to pay for bottled drinking water.Tests carried out by the local authority this year revealed that more than half of the 96 flats on the privately owned estate in Lambeth had lead levels in drinking water above the legally permitted 10 micrograms per litre and 60 “receive or are at risk of receiving water above the safe level for lead in drinking water”.“It is frightening,” said Archard, an...

Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland lead The Open after stunning third rounds | The Open

Twenty-nine majors, or 2,898 days, have come and gone for Rory McIlroy since he raised the US PGA Championship trophy aloft at Valhalla. Shortly after quarter past seven on day three of this, the 150th Open Championship, McIlroy leapt to the summit of the leaderboard. He will start the fourth round tied for that position and, more significantly, 18 holes from the major winning tally of Seve Ballesteros.The Spaniard would surely approve of McIlroy claiming number five at St Andrews. In the space of almost eight occasionally painful years, McIlroy has never been closer to achieving such a feat. He...

Project Lead: Health Human Resources Strategy

Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Project Lead, Health Human Resources Strategy. The Project Lead will be responsible for development and implementation of a strategy to address the ever-growing need for First Nation health care providers to serve First Nations in Ontario.  Under the supervision of the Health Director and in collaboration with other departments within Chiefs of Ontario. The incumbent will be expected to coordinate a wide variety of tasks, working with the 133 First Nations across Ontario to identify gaps and solutions to address issues affecting health human resource capacity. LOCATION: Remote; some travel...

Guerrero drives in 3 to lead Blue Jays to rout of Rays on Canada Day

As Blue Jays reliever Max Castillo closed out Toronto's win over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays, thousands of fans at Rogers Centre started singing "O Canada."The spontaneous patriotic gesture moved Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo, who was relieved that his team cruised past Tampa 9-2 on Friday in the Blue Jays' first home game on Canada Day since 2019.Canada's only Major League Baseball franchise played in Dunedin, Fla., and Buffalo, N.Y., for most of the 2020 and 2021 seasons due to COVID-19 regulations."This is one of those things that reminds you how great is to play for Canada," said Montoyo....