Prince Philip Has Passed Away

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died at age 99. The Queen’s husband was admitted to a London hospital on Feb. 17 after feeling unwell. He spent a month in hospital and was released on March 16, when he returned to Windsor Castle. His illness was said to not be related to COVID-19.  The Queen and Prince … Read more

Wedding Planner Shares A Bouquet Mistake That A Lot Of Brides Make During The Ceremony

A wedding planner has revealed the one mistake that bride’s always make that makes her cringe.  Creative director and wedding planner at Grit & Grace Events, Claire, regularly shares wedding tips and tricks on her TikTok, where she’s known as @gritandgraceeventsco.  But it’s her reminder to brides that everyone’s raving about.  In a video that has been viewed 15.4 … Read more

Rory Mcilroy Hit His Dad’s Leg With A Ball At The Masters

Rory McIlroy accidentally hit his father with a golf ball yesterday during the first round of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Course in Georgia.  The golf pro, who parred his first four holes and bogeyed the next two holes, hit a spectator on the left leg with an errant shot on the seventh hole. The man turned out … Read more

Small Businesses Desperately Need Help From The Government – Full COVID-19 Update

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says the province needs to do more to help small businesses survive the latest stay at home order. It’s calling on the province to allow appointment-based sales and service limited to one customer at a time during the month-long lockdown. Under the new rules, only stores that sell goods such as groceries, cleaning supplies … Read more

Explaining The New Stay At Home Order

Ontario is headed into another stay-at-home order.  This means everyone must stay home except for essential reasons. These include heading into work where there is no option to work remotely, heading into school, going to the grocery store or pharmacy, using health care services (including getting vaccinated), or heading outside to exercise.

Along with the stay-at-home order comes new restrictions … Read more

Starbucks Testing A Borrow A Cup Program With Reusable Cups

Starbucks is launching a “Borrow A Cup” program letting customers order their java in a reusable cup for a $1 deposit after having to suspend its bring-your-own cup policy during the pandemic.  The two-month program will run at five stores in Seattle through May 31 letting customers order a hot or cold beverage in a reusable cup. Once … Read more

Dog Swallows 4-Inch Kebab Skewer

A dog amazed vets by surviving for eight weeks with a 4-inch wooden kebab skewer inside her.  Bear the German Shephard started limping after the stick passed all the way through to her leg.  An ultrasound eventually revealed the skewer, which had missed all her vital organs, lodged in the 10-month-old, which was surgically removed.  Vet Riccardo Minelli of Abington … Read more

KW Humane Society Raising Money For Much Needed Medical Equipment

The Humane Society of Kitchener Waterloo and Stratford Perth is starting a Centre Advancement Campaign to raise $100,000 which they need to purchase important medical equipment and to build and improve onsite parks for dogs at the shelters. The money being raised will go to a new x-ray machine with dental imaging capabilities, a Cautery Unit, and an onsite park … Read more

Ontario Identifies Hot Spot Regions To Prioritize For Vaccinations – Full COVID-19 Update

13 Ontario Public Health units have been deemed hot spots by the province which means they can expect to see an influx of COVID-19 vaccines. Durham, Halton, Hamilton, Niagara, Ottawa, Peel, Simcoe-Muskoka, Southwestern, Toronto, Waterloo Region, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, Windsor-Essex, and York Region can now move to phase 2 of vaccinating. Many more essential frontline workers are included in phase 2, including … Read more

Faking A Proposal To Get Free Drinks

Today: An Uber driver that plays After 9 for his riders, Sharing Your workouts with friends, Faking a marriage proposal to get free drinks, Krispy Kreme teams up with Oreo, The McDonald’s breakfast Chicken sandwich, and the Province seems to have lost control of the Public Health. … Read more

Schools In Peel And Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Ordered Shut Down By Public Health

Schools in Peel Region are closed for in-person learning starting today. Dr. Lawrence Loh, the region’s medical officer of health, has ordered schools in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga to move classes online. The closure will remain in place until April 18 and Loh says it may be extended if necessary. The top doctor in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph public health unit has … Read more

The Hotspots Now Want The Rest Of Ontario Under A Stay-At-Home Order – Full COVID-19 Update

Top doctors in three Ontario virus hot spots want the province to impose tougher restrictions. Chief medical officers of health for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa have written to their provincial counterpart recommending a stay-at-home order. They asked Dr. David Williams to move schools online in regions dealing with significant COVID-19 outbreaks. The Ontario Medical Association is also calling for … Read more

For Some Reason A Drive-Thru Dinosaur Experience Is Closed As Part Of The Provincial Shutdown

It’s a move that has a lot of people here in the Region shaking their heads.  Bingemans has been forced to temporarily close their Dino-Drive-In experience because of the Provincial shutdown. Despite visitors remaining in their own vehicles and having virtually no contact with staff, the drive-thru attraction is apparently not allowed to open. Refunds are available for anyone who … Read more

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