The Premier of Ontario is the first minister of the Crown for the Canadian province of Ontario and the province's head of government. The 26th and current Premier of Ontario is Doug Ford of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, sworn in on June 29, 2018; the premier is appointed as the province's head of government by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and presides over the Executive Council, or Cabinet. The Executive Council Act stipulates that the leader of the government party is known as the "Premier and President of the Council"; the position was styled "Prime Minister of Ontario" until the ministry of Bill Davis formally changed the title to premier. Ontario's first premier was John Sandfield Macdonald, in office from 1867 to 1871; the longest serving premier in Ontario history was Sir Oliver Mowat, in office from 1872 to 1896. The Office of the Premier of Ontario includes a number of committees: Priorities and Planning Committee Cabinet Committee on Emergency Management Treasury Board/Management Board of Cabinet Legislation and Regulations Committee Health and Social Policy Committee Jobs and Economic Policy Committee Shafiq Qaadri 2014–2018 Stephen Lecce 2018–2019 Will Bouma 2019- List of premiers of Ontario Politics of Ontario Premier Deputy Premier of Ontario Leader of the Opposition Premier of Ontario Official Site
Ralph Lee Sampson Jr. is an American retired basketball player. He is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. A 7-foot-4 phenom, three-time College Player of the Year, first selection in the 1983 NBA draft, Sampson brought heavy expectations with him to the National Basketball Association; the NBA Rookie of the Year, Sampson averaged 20.7 points and 10.9 rebounds for his first three seasons with the Houston Rockets before injuries began to take their toll. Three knee surgeries he retired as a four-time All-Star, an NBA Rookie of the Year, an NBA All-Star Game MVP. One of his many career highlights was a buzzer-beating shot to dethrone the Los Angeles Lakers as Western Conference champions in 1986, derailing their hopes for coveted back-to-back NBA titles, sending the Rockets to their second NBA Finals in the team's history. Sampson was 6 ft 7 in tall by ninth grade, reaching 7 ft 1 in in high school in Harrisonburg, Virginia, he averaged nearly 30 points, 19 rebounds, 7 blocked shots as a senior, at Harrisonburg High, leading the team to state AA basketball championships in 1978 and 1979.
His senior year he lost the high school player of the year award to another talented center, Sam Bowie. However, he did get a form of revenge against Bowie, outplaying him in the Capital Classic, getting 23 points and 21 rebounds with 4 blocks in a game styled "Battle of the Giants". Sampson was arguably the most recruited college basketball prospect of his generation and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated six times in a span of less than four years. Playing center for the University of Virginia, he led the Cavaliers to an NIT title in 1980, an NCAA Final Four appearance in 1981 and an NCAA Elite Eight appearance in 1983, he earned three Naismith Awards as the National Player of the Year, only the second athlete to do so, a pair of Wooden Awards. Sampson considered declaring for the 1982 NBA draft; the San Diego Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers would flip a coin to determine who would draft first overall, but the deadline for Sampson to make himself available came before the scheduled coin flip.
Rather than risk playing for the Clippers, Sampson stayed in school. With his size and agility Sampson was expected to score like Wilt Chamberlain and win championships like Bill Russell when he reached the National Basketball Association; the Houston Rockets picked him first overall in the 1983 NBA draft. As a rookie, he averaged 21.0 points and 11.1 rebounds, played in the All-Star Game, won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. The Rockets managed only a 29–53 record in 1983–84, which qualified them to pick first in the 1984 NBA draft. Houston selected fellow center Hakeem Olajuwon out of the University of Houston. Many observers criticized the Rockets' choice, believing the two 7-footers would not be effective playing together, while others thought the combination could be overpowering. Sampson, playing a new style of power forward, had new expectations placed upon him. At the time, Dallas Mavericks Coach Dick Motta said, "That front line, when history is written, when they've grown up, might be the best assembled on one team.
Ever." Houston guard John Lucas said of Sampson's move to forward, "He'll revolutionize the game."In 1984–85 the Rockets improved by 19 games to 48–34 and made the playoffs for the first time in three seasons. Sampson had his best individual campaign, averaging 22.1 points and 10.4 rebounds and earning a berth on the All-NBA Second Team. He and Olajuwon both played in the 1985 NBA All-Star Game, Sampson, after scoring 24 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, earned the game's MVP Award. On March 5, 1985, in a loss against the Denver Nuggets, Sampson recorded 30 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals and was the first player in NBA history to record at least 30 points, 15 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals since the league started recording steals; the next season Houston won the Midwest Division with a 51–31 record. In the playoffs, the Rockets swept the Sacramento Kings, but faced a stiffer challenge against Alex English and the Denver Nuggets in the Conference Semi-Finals winning the series 4–2, with the sixth and deciding game going to double overtime.
Against the defending champion Lakers in the Conference Finals, the Rockets were ready to knock off their rivals who had the best of them during the season. The Rockets lost game 1, but the Rockets fought back, winning four straight to take the series four games to one. In Game 5 of that series, Sampson provided one of the most memorable moments in NBA Playoff history. With the score tied at 112, Olajuwon having earlier been ejected, with only one second remaining on the clock, Sampson took an inbounds pass and launched a twisting turnaround jumper that sailed through the hoop at the buzzer, giving the Rockets a 114-112 victory and a shocking series upset. In the NBA Finals the Rockets faced the Boston Celtics. Boston sportswriters were not happy about not getting revenge against the Lakers who had beaten the Celtics in the Finals the year before, but the matchup was interesting with the young front court challenging the old guard of the Celtics. During the season at the Boston Garden, the Rockets were playing the Celtics well until Sampson suffered a jarring fall on his back.
At the start of the Finals, Sampson found himself in foul trouble early in Game 1 as Boston went up 2-0 going back to Houston. The Rockets won a close Game 3 under the
Crisis management is the process by which an organization deals with a disruptive and unexpected event that threatens to harm the organization or its stakeholders. The study of crisis management originated with large-scale industrial and environmental disasters in the 1980s, it is considered to be the most important process in public relations. Three elements are common to a crisis: a threat to the organization, the element of surprise, a short decision time. Venette argues that "crisis is a process of transformation where the old system can no longer be maintained". Therefore, the fourth defining quality is the need for change. If change is not needed, the event could more be described as a failure or incident. In contrast to risk management, which involves assessing potential threats and finding the best ways to avoid those threats, crisis management involves dealing with threats before and after they have occurred, it is a discipline within the broader context of management consisting of skills and techniques required to identify, assess and cope with a serious situation from the moment it first occurs to the point that recovery procedures start.
Crisis management is a situation-based management system that includes clear roles and responsibilities and process related organisational requirements company-wide. The response shall include action in the following areas: Crisis prevention, crisis assessment, crisis handling and crisis termination; the aim of crisis management is to be well prepared for crisis, ensure a rapid and adequate response to the crisis, maintaining clear lines of reporting and communication in the event of crisis and agreeing rules for crisis termination. The techniques of crisis management include a number of consequent steps from the understanding of the influence of the crisis on the corporation to preventing and overcoming the different types of crisis. Crisis management consists of different aspects including: Methods used to respond to both the reality and perception of crisis. Establishing metrics to define what scenarios constitute a crisis and should trigger the necessary response mechanisms. Communication that occurs within the response phase of emergency-management scenarios.
Crisis-management methods of a business or an organization are called a crisis-management plan. A British Standard BS11200:2014 provides a useful foundation for understanding terminology and frameworks relating to crisis, in this document the focus is on the corporate exposure to risks in particular to the black swan events that result in significant strategic threats to organisations. There is work on-going to develop an International standard. Crisis management is referred to as incident management, although several industry specialists such as Peter Power argue that the term "crisis management" is more accurate. A crises mindset requires the ability to think of the worst-case scenario while suggesting numerous solutions. Trial and error is an accepted discipline, it is necessary to be always on alert. Organizations and individuals should always be prepared with a rapid response plan to emergencies which would require analysis and exercises; the credibility and reputation of organizations is influenced by the perception of their responses during crisis situations.
The organization and communication involved in responding to a crisis in a timely fashion makes for a challenge in businesses. There must be open and consistent communication throughout the hierarchy to contribute to a successful crisis-communication process; the related terms emergency management and business continuity management focus on the prompt but short lived "first aid" type of response and the longer-term recovery and restoration phases. Crisis is a facet of risk management, although it is untrue to say that crisis management represents a failure of risk management, since it will never be possible to mitigate the chances of catastrophes' occurring. During the crisis management process, it is important to identify types of crises in that different crises necessitate the use of different crisis management strategies. Potential crises are enormous. Lerbinger categorized eight types of crises Natural disaster Technological crisis Confrontation Malevolence Organizational Misdeeds Workplace Violence Rumours Terrorist attacks/man-made disasters Sius Consulting from Germany categorized nineteen types of prevention and protection Fundamentals of occupational safety Personal protective equipment at the workplace Hazard perception Prevention of violence Compliance Economic crime Natural disaster related crises natural disasters, are such environmental phenomena as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis and droughts that threaten life and the environment itself.
Example: 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake Technological crises are caused by human application of science and technology. Technological accidents occur when technology becomes complex and coupled and something goes wrong in the system as a whole; some technological crises occur. People tend to assign blame for a technological disaster because technology is subject to human manipulation whereas they do not hold anyone responsible for natural disaster; when an accident creates significant environmental damage, the crisis is categorized as megadamage. Samples include software failures, industrial accidents, oil spills. Exampl
In hydrology, an oceanic basin may be anywhere on Earth, covered by seawater but geologically ocean basins are large geologic basins that are below sea level. Geologically, there are other undersea geomorphological features such as the continental shelves, the deep ocean trenches, the undersea mountain ranges which are not considered to be part of the ocean basins. Older references consider the oceanic basins to be the complement to the continents, with erosion dominating the latter, the sediments so derived ending up in the ocean basins. More modern sources regard the ocean basins more as basaltic plains, than as sedimentary depositories, since most sedimentation occurs on the continental shelves and not in the geologically-defined ocean basins. Hydrologically some geologic basins are both above and below sea level, such as the Maracaibo Basin in Venezuela, although geologically it is not considered an oceanic basin because it is on the continental shelf and underlain by continental crust.
Earth is the only known planet in the solar system where hypsography is characterized by different kinds of crust, oceanic crust and continental crust. Oceans cover 70% of the Earth's surface; because oceans lie lower than continents, the former serve as sedimentary basins that collect sediment eroded from the continents, known as clastic sediments, as well as precipitation sediments. Ocean basins serve as repositories for the skeletons of carbonate- and silica-secreting organisms such as coral reefs, diatoms and foraminifera. Geologically, an oceanic basin may be changing size or may be tectonically inactive, depending on whether there is a moving plate tectonic boundary associated with it; the elements of an active - and growing - oceanic basin include an elevated mid-ocean ridge, flanking abyssal hills leading down to abyssal plains. The elements of an active oceanic basin include the oceanic trench associated with a subduction zone; the Atlantic ocean and the Arctic ocean are good examples of active, growing oceanic basins, whereas the Mediterranean Sea is shrinking.
The Pacific Ocean is an active, shrinking oceanic basin though it has both spreading ridge and oceanic trenches. The best example of an inactive oceanic basin is the Gulf of Mexico, which formed in Jurassic times and has been doing nothing but collecting sediments since then; the Aleutian Basin is another example of a inactive oceanic basin. The Japan Basin in the Sea of Japan which formed in the Miocene, is still tectonically active although recent changes have been mild. List of abyssal plains and oceanic basins List of oceanic landforms Solid Earth Wright, John; the Ocean Basins: Their Structure and Evolution. Oxford, England: Open University, Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 978-0-08-053793-1. Global Solid Earth Topography
Neberte nám princeznú is a modern version of the Snowhite and the Seven Dwarfs fairytale, starring Marika Gombitová. The musical was directed by Martin Hoffmeister, released in 1981. Girl Katka is restless, she finds herself in the orphanage. Seven orphan boys hide her and call her "Princess", but Katka is soon uncovered and her frantic mother is on the way. Martin Hoffmeister - screenplay Alta Vášová - libretto Rudolf Milič - cinematography Marika Gombitová as Katka Miroslav Žbirka as Katka's boyfriend Marie Rottrová as mother Luděk Sobota as father Petr Nárožný as director of orphanage Mária Hájková as cleaner Jozef Vrábel as orphan boy Michal Vrábel as orphan boy Matúš Cinzer as orphan boy Roman Haša as orphan boy Ján Kovačič as orphan boy Viera Hladká Hana Talpová Jan Kanyza Ľudovít Tóth Neberte nám princeznú is the original picture soundtrack released on BMG on 19 November 2001. All tracks are written by Ján Štrasser. 2001: Neberte nám princeznú, CD, BMG, #74321 90447 2004: Neberte nám princeznú, DVD, Dikrama, #0014 9331 Dežo Ursiny - music, chorus Ján Štrasser - lyrics Marika Gombitová - lead vocal Miroslav Žbirka - lead vocal Marie Rottrová - lead vocal Pavel Daněk - bass, chorus Martin Karvaš - keyboards Ľubomír Stankovský - drums, chorus In Slovakia, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry for the Czech Republic awards artists since the cancellation of the Slovak national section.
There are awarded Gold, and/or Platinum certifications for album releases. Gombitová demonstrably won at least seven platinum, three golden awards in total. Marika Gombitová discography Marika Gombitová awards The 100 Greatest Slovak Albums of All Time Marika Gombitová at AllMusic
Westside Football Club is a football club based in Wandsworth, Greater London, England. They are members of the Combined Counties League Division One and play at Chessington & Hook United's Chalky Lane ground in Chessington; the club was established in May 1996 as a Christian club representing West Side Church in Wandsworth. They joined the Surrey South Eastern Combination. In 2014–15 the club were Division Two champions, earning promotion to Division One; the following season saw them win the Division One title and were promoted to the Surrey Elite Intermediate League. In 2018–19 the club applied for promotion to Division One of the Combined Counties League, with a fourth-place finish being enough for the club to move up to the Combined Counties League. Surrey South Eastern Combination Division One champions 2015–16 Division Two champions 2014–15 Best FA Vase performance: First qualifying round, 2017–18, 2018–19