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Sobeys Has Reached A Deal To Buy Farm Boy

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys says it has reached a deal to acquire Farm Boy in a bid to expand its reach in Ontario. Empire Co. Ltd. says the acquisition, which values the Ontario-based chain of grocery stores at $800 million, includes 26 Farm Boy locations in the province. Empire says the deal will allow it to speed … Read more

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Nordstrom Is Selling Very Expensive Shoes That Come Pre-Scuffed And Taped Up

Nordstrom is facing some criticism online after offering a pair of $530 shoes that come pre-scuffed up and held together with tape.  The “Superstar Taped Sneaker,” created by upscale brand Golden Goose and sold on Nordstrom’s website, feature “crumply, hold-it-all-together tape” and “a grungy rubber cupsole.”  The website charitably describes the shoes as “… Read more

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Six Flags Holding A Halloween Coffin Challenge Where Guests Stay In A Coffin For 30 Hours

Six Flags amusement park in Eureka, Mo., is holding a morbid contest for the brave – and not claustrophobic.  The theme park has announced a competition inviting guests to stay in a tight coffin for nearly 30 hours straight.  The Fright Fest 30-Hour Coffin Challenge will take place on Saturday, October 13 and reward those who make it through the … Read more

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Almost 500 Charges Laid After Two-Day Traffic Blitz On Hwy 50

Police from Peel Region, York Region and the OPP say 471 charges were laid over a two-day road safety blitz along a stretch of Highway 50 last week. Police were out last Wednesday and Thursday along highway 50 between Steeles Ave in Brampton and King Rd in Bolton. That’s the same area where a Woodbridge woman and her two children … Read more

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Premier Ford Pledges Province’s Full Support After Two Tornadoes Slammed Ottawa On Friday

Premier Doug Ford has pledged the province’s full support to Ottawa residents recovering from Friday’s twin tornadoes. Yesterday, he met with residents in Dunrobin, the west Ottawa neighbourhood hardest hit by a twister that also struck Gatineau. Some 51 homes were damaged or destroyed in Dunrobin. Hydro crews with reinforcements from across the province are continuing work to restore power … Read more

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Halo Top Releases A Pumpkin Flavour – They Are Giving Away 10,000 Pints Tomorrow

To celebrate the first day of fall, Halo Top Creamery is offering fans a chance to get their hands on the brand new, seasonal flavour, Pumpkin Pie, or any other Halo Top™ flavour, completely FREE. Tomorrow at 12:01am EDT customers can print out a coupon and redeem a FREE* pint (473 ml container) of Halo Top™ while supplies last. The … Read more

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Tomorrow Is The First Day Of Fall – Here Is What You Need To Know

Tomorrow is the first day of fall.  Autumn arrives at 9:54pm EDT. The ‘autumnal equinox’, also called the September or fall equinox—is the astronomical start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere.  Why is it called an equinox? The word comes from the Latin aequus, meaning “equal” and nox, meaning “… Read more

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Pranking Mcdonald’s Paid Off For Friends

The payback is $50,000. That’s what two friends in Texas got after they pranked the McDonald’s in Pearland by hanging a poster of themselves in the restaurant to give it some Asian representation.  “We were eating at McDonald’s one day and we looked around and saw there were posters around that didn’t have any Asians,” Jevh Maravilla said.  … Read more

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Today The Finance Minister Will Reveal The True State Of Ontario’s Finances

Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says he will reveal the “true state” of Ontario’s finances during a speech this morning. Fedeli will give his first major address since the PC’s took power in June. He’ll reveal the findings of the province’s Commission of Inquiry, which probed the previous Liberal government’s accounting methods surrounding a pair of teacher pension plans and the … Read more

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A Special Weather Statement Is In Effect – It Will Be Very Windy Today

Today is the final day of summer and it’s going out with a bang. A special weather statement is in effect. Today’s warm temperatures will be interrupted by a front of cooler air. Environment Canada says we will get wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h this afternoon and early this evening, with higher wind gusts likely in thunderstorm cells. … Read more

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