Cost of LivingWondering why your glasses are so pricey? One company controls almost everything about themPrescription eyeglasses can range anywhere from the mid $200s to more than $1000 a pair in Canada. They an expensive, but necessary, product for many. But why are they so expensive?One single company owns a huge part of the industry: from lenses to frames to retailersCBC Radio .
All in all, I enjoying the game for what it is rather than criticize it for being held up to an unrealistic standard (which is totally on CDPR marketing, but players buy into hype too easily). While there is a lot to be improved, I think the game that exists today is very good, assuming you have the specs to run it. I believe once bug fixes and QoL updates come out, public perception will skew in this game favor.
In late December with the end of the transition period beckoning, the Italian Home Office issued a useful handbook (or “Vademecum for British citizens and their families residing in Italy”). It announced that “the Withdrawal Agreement provides that UK nationals and their family members have the right to receive a new residence document in electronic format,” which is valid for five or ten years; the latter, referred to as the carta di soggiorno permanente, is available for British citizens who have resided legally and uninterruptedly in Italy for five years. The handbook, which quickly made its rounds among the British contingent, indicated that an appointment could be booked with our provincial Questura..
(The Know, 3728 NE Sandy) With nothing more than his trusty vintage organ, mid ’60s rhythm box, and restless vocal attack, Portland indie rock fixture Sam Coomes twists up off kilter yet groovy experimental pop that springs to life like a circuit breaker being magically flipped on at some long abandoned carnival midway. If you haven’t witnessed Coomes performing in support of his 2016 solo debut, Bugger Me, tonight’s show presents the perfect opportunity to remedy that. CHIPP TERWILLIGER.
Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo is the Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner at the New Zealand Human Rights Commission. Originally from Samoa, Dr Karanina’s involvement in statutory social work, policy, and gender empowerment within diverse communities, has driven her work in improving outcomes for Pasifika children and families. She holds a number of qualifications in the areas of science, social policy and mediation, including a PhD in public policy from AUT..