TMZ Sports is reporting basketball icon Charles Oakley was arrested at a Las Vegas casino on Sunday for allegedly trying to cheat while gambling. Oakley “was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known,” officials from the Nevada Gaming Board told the website. Oakley allegedly tried to take back … Read more
A day later and there is still anxiety and confusion in Toronto about yesterday’s announcement from Toronto Police regarding a potential risk to public safety. Police tweeted at 9:30am that an “unconfirmed, uncorroborated piece of information” about the GTA had led them to boost the number of officers in downtown Toronto. But police did not give any specific … Read more
One person was killed when a small plane crashed near the Buttonville Airport in Markham last night. York Region Police say the pilot died when the plane went down at about 8pm in an open area just west of the airport. There is no word yet on the cause of the crash and the pilot’s name and age have not … Read more
The most expensive dessert in America is the new $1,500 after-dinner treat from the Baccarat Hotel New York. The dish is named the “Bear Extraordinaire” and it was debuted this week by pastry chef Rosario Wakabayashi. The Bear Extraordinaire consists of imported vanilla beans from Madagascar for the ice cream, a hand-painted white chocolate shell with coloured cocoa butter, … Read more
McDonald’s Canada is making a change for long-term benefits. The fast-food giant says it will be the first Canadian company to acquire beef that is “certified sustainable”, according to standards outlined by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. McDonald’s Canada says over the next 12 months, more than 20-million of its Angus burgers will be sourced according to … Read more
The amount of money that Pokemon GO has officially made as of its two-year launch anniversary is ridiculous. Released on July 6, 2016, Niantic’s Pokemon GO is still raking in more than $2 million per day from players worldwide. A new report by SensorTower reveals that Pokemon GO has now reached $1.8 billion in player spending. Google Play accounts for … Read more
Honda is working on the world’s fastest lawn mower, which will reach speeds of up to 150 mph. The “Mean Mower V2” features a 999cc engine that is capable of churning out 189 horsepower and sending the garden vehicle from 0-60mph in less than three seconds. That makes the Mean Mower V2 more powerful than the base model … Read more
Canada’s Wonderland is warning about social media posts that offer free tickets to the park. Officials at Wonderland say a Facebook link that purports to offer five free tickets per family is fraudulent. The link sends people to a web page to complete an online survey, then tells them to share the link. Spokeswoman Grace Peacock says the ticket offers … Read more
Yesterday was a busy day at Queen’s Park as the new Ontario government took their seats in the legislature for the first time. Here is a wrap on yesterday’s developments.
The CEO and Board at Hydro One Resign:
The $6 Million Dollar man is out and Premiere Doug Ford calls it a great day for Ontario. Yesterday Ford announced the … Read more
The Ontario legislature resumes today with the selection of a speaker as Premiere Doug Ford recalls the legislature for a rare summer sitting.
The new Progressive Conservative government has already laid out their priorities for the rare summer session at Queen’s Park. Tory house leader Todd Smith says scrapping cap and trade, ending the York University strike and cancelling a … Read more