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Freezing Rain Warning In Effect

Environment Canada has upgraded the special weather statements to freezing rain warnings now for areas north of Toronto. Here are the details: … Read more

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Alberta School Offering Controversial Women Studies Course

A school in Alberta has come under fire for running a “Women Studies” course, which teaches female students polite conversation and dinner party etiquette. The optional course at Eleanor Hall School in Clyde, Alberta, has been heavily criticized, with critics branding it “unbelievably sexist” and “profoundly offensive and disrespectful.” The course, which is based on a … Read more

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Natural Gas Rates Are Going Up Next Week

Natural gas rates are going up in Ontario starting April 1. The Ontario Energy Board approved rate increases for Union Gas that will see the average customer in southern Ontario paying an extra $20.20 per year. The average Enbridge customer will see an increase of $8 dollars per year and the average Natural Resource Gas Ltd. customer will see an

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The Leafs Move Into Third After Beating Columbus Last Night

The Maple Leafs beat Columbus 5-2 last night to take over third place in the Atlantic division. William Nylander and Leo Komarov each had a goal and an assist, Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri also chipped in with a goal each and Nikita Zaitsev scored an empty-netter. Freddie Andersen had 32 saves in the win. The Leafs’ win pushes Boston … Read more

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Up To 69 New Emojis Coming This Summer

Emojipedia has published 69 mockups of what the proposed new emojis could look like when they hit keyboards this summer.  The library includes three gender inclusive emojis that are “open to interpretation in terms of gender without implying masculine or feminine gender explicitly.”  The list will be finalized mid-2017 with the release of Unicode 10.0 and while the … Read more

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Taxes Go Up Today On Alcohol And Cigarettes – New Taxes For Uber Rides

Yesterday the federal budget came down. Effective immediately, taxes on alcohol and cigarettes are going up. Starting July 1st, Ottawa is taking away the tax credit for commuters who buy a transit pass. The government is also going after Uber drivers to make sure Canadians are paying HST on ride sharing. The budget has some new spending, mainly for affordable … Read more

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The NFL Is Making Changes To Speed Up Games

After a season of lower ratings and national anthem controversies, the NFL is making some changes in an effort to speed up the pace of games and address “fan concerns“.  Among the proposals being considered is reducing the number of commercial breaks during broadcasts and tweaking play reviews and in-game timing.  Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in an email … Read more

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Government Extending Maternity Leave To 18 Months

One of the changes announced in yesterday’s federal budget, directly affects anyone thinking of starting (or adding to) their family. The government is extending the period that Canadians can claim maternity and parental benefits. Expectant women will be allowed to start claiming employment insurance maternity benefits 12 weeks before their due date, rather than the current eight weeks. After the … Read more

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Starting Next Year You Can Book A Trip To Explore The Titanic Wreck

Starting in May of next year, wealthy tourists get the chance to glide along the Titanic’s deck when London-based travel company Blue Marble Private begins tourist dives to the Titanic wreck site in May 2018. Blue Marble Private‘s 8-day journey departs from Newfoundland and will transport visitors in a titanium-and-carbon-fiber submersible to the Titanic’s final resting place, more than … Read more

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The Inmate Who Beat Up Jared Fogle In Jail Is Receiving Tons Of Fan Mail

The prison inmate who pounded on Jared Fogle last year is getting rock star treatment — receiving fan mail and other forms of love from people on the outside. “I am writing to thank you for the beatdown you gave to Jared Fogle,” reads one of the countless letters sent to Steve Nigg since his January 2016 attack … Read more

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