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Scam Alert – The OPP Is Not Collecting Donations For Their Community Bear Program

The OPP is warning the public to be wary of organizations going around collecting money for their teddy bear program. The ‘Community Bear Program’ provides black and white teddy bears that officers can give to young children that are in traumatic situations, such as car accidents. That program is funded through sponsorships. However, some people are going around, trying to … Read more

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Has The Government Mislead Us About How Many Jobs Are Being Created?

Do you ever hear those reports from Stats Can about how many jobs were created last month and think … that doesn’t sound right? The latest government issued report is being seriously contradicted by the inaugural private-sector jobs report by payroll firm ADP. ADP estimates that our economy actually lost 5,700 jobs last month. That’s a big difference from the … Read more

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Hydro One Has Applied To Raise Our Rates Again

Are our hydro bills going up again? Hydro One has applied for a rate increase. The head of Hydro One says the utility needs to have a rate increase approved, in order to keep the power system stable. The company’s president and CEO Mayo Schmidt says an application currently before the Ontario Energy Board seeks to increase rates by 0.5 … Read more

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NDP Blocks Back-To-Work Legislation – Liberals To Try Again Today To End The College Strike

Yesterday was a very eventful day in news related to the Ontario college strike. Here is the rundown: … Read more

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The Canada Revenue Agency Orders PayPal To Hand Over Transaction History For Canadian Users

The Canada Revenue Agency is ordering online payments company ‘PayPal’ to hand over information about its Canadian account holders. In a notice on its website, PayPal says it’s been served with a Federal Court order to disclose the information within 45 days. The information requested by the CRA will identify account holders and describe the amount and number of … Read more

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[Pics] Playboy Casts Plus-Size Model Molly Constable In Latest Racy Shoot

Playboy is featuring a plus-size model in its latest editorial.  Playboy collaborated with rising star Molly Constable and photographer Heather Hazzan in a bid to prove that big is beautiful.  And the size 20 beauty, who has walked the runways with the likes of Ashley Graham and Jordyn Woods, showcased her natural beauty by posing without any makeup.  Molly, who … Read more

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This Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Just Sold For Almost Half A Billion Dollars

History has been made in the art world. A painting of Jesus Christ by Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million at auction yesterday.  The painting is called “Salvator Mundi” (Italian for “Savior of the World”). This is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo da Vinci known to exist and the only one that is in … Read more

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Results Of The College Faculty Vote Will Be Announced This Morning After 10am

Voting by striking college faculty members will end at 10:00 this morning. Because votes on the latest contract offer are being done online and by phone, we shouldn’t have to wait very long to know the results. If the faculty rejects the offer, the strike continues. If faculty accept the offer, the strike will be over and some students will … Read more

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Tripadvisor Will Soon Start Identifying Hotels Where Sexual Assaults Occurred

TripAdvisor has announced they will soon start identifying hotels where sexual assault has occurred for the information of travelers. It will be done through new icons that were introduced this week.  The company said they are taking steps to protect their customers whether it be health, safety or discrimination concerns.  “We introduced a new notification we can add to Read more

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13,900 Hoverboards Recalled Because Of A Battery Fire Risk

Seven companies are issuing new hoverboard recalls after discovering that the battery packs may pose a fire hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Yesterday’s recall involves 13,900 units, bringing the total number to 520,100 since the CPSC began issuing the warnings last year.  Safety officials say the risk is in the battery packs and have found a significant … Read more

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