Women 50% More Likely To Suffer Concussion In Sports Than Men

It might seem obvious that male athletes, who compete fiercely in a number of brutal contact sports, would also suffer the worst head injuries.  But a growing number of studies show substantially higher rates of concussion among female athletes – a finding that still baffles researchers who wonder whether the field of sports medicine has succumbed to age-old gender biases.… Read more

REPORT: Clare Crawley And Dale Moss Call It Quits

So… who had January for their “how long will Clare Crawley and Dale Moss” last bets? The two are reportedly over. I know what you’re thinking. “That was a colossal waste of time for everyone involved in that tragic ‘season’ of The Bachelorette.” You’d be correct.  According to multiple sources, things recently got rocky for the two of them, and … Read more

Canada To Face A Major Vaccine Shortage – Full COVID-19 Update

The flow of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine into Canada is about to be disrupted — albeit temporarily. The US drugmaker recently told government officials that it’s cutting deliveries in half over the next four weeks as upgrades are being completed at its facility in Belgium. They say the upgrades will eventually allow more doses to be produced. Still, the man in … Read more

New Dating Terms For 2021

Every year new dating terms enter the pop culture lexicon and prove just how complex modern relationships have become. The world of infidelity is no exception, so Ashley Madison has released its annual discreet dictionary defining the current state of extramarital affairs. The confidential collection of code words narrating the secret lives of cheating husbands and wives took a different … Read more

Hot Pockets Recall In America

Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling about 762,615 pounds of pepperoni pizza Hot Pockets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late Friday.   The frozen stuffed sandwiches, which were shipped to stores nationwide and produced in November, are being recalled because they “may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic,” … Read more

Sloan On His Way Out From The Conservative Caucus

 

Ontario Conservative MP Derek Sloan is accusing the party of hypocrisy. Sloan could be expelled from caucus as early as Tuesday for accepting a donation to his leadership campaign from a white supremacist. He says Paul Fromm, who has been associated with neo-Nazis for years, was a party member and voted in last year’s leadership contest. He says that … Read more

The Boeing 737 Max Can Start Flying Again In Canada

Transport Canada has approved the Boeing 737 Max aircraft for a return to service in Canadian airspace — but with conditions. Boeing can start flying the jets in Canada tomorrow. But the plane maker must meet conditions specified by Canada in December. The planes have been grounded since March 2019 after two deadly crashes, one in Indonesia the other in … Read more

Study Finds Money Can Buy Happiness

Money really can buy you happiness, no matter how rich you get, a new study has revealed.  It has long been thought that wealth improves people’s lives up to a certain point, but then stops making a difference.   Previous research suggested the point at which money no longer led to more happiness was around $75,000 a year.  However, the new … Read more

The Province Is Opening A New COVID Hospital In Vaughan – Full Daily Update

The province says it will spend $125-million dollars to create 500 additional hospital beds to deal with the latest surge of COVID-19 cases. Premier Ford says some patients from overcrowded hospitals in the GTA will also be transferred to a new facility in Vaughan when it opens next month. The Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital will add 35 new critical care beds … Read more

Blackberry Reaches Settlement With Facebook

BlackBerry says it has resolved its disputes with Facebook, after both companies took aim at each other’s patents. In 2018, BlackBerry alleged in California court that Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram platforms were infringing on seven of its inventions. BlackBerry accused Facebook and its subsidiaries of using its technology in messaging apps. Those included methods for photo-tagging, and a … Read more

GM Workers Voting On New Contract That Includes A Billion Dollar Investment In Ingersoll

Results are expected today from a ratification vote stemming from General Motors Canada’s plan to invest one billion dollars in an electric vehicle plant in Ingersoll. Unifor Local 88 members voted online yesterday on a tentative deal the union struck with the automaker to transform GM’s CAMI plant into a hub for producing electric commercial delivery vans. If members vote … Read more

Charles Barkley Says Pro-Athletes Should Get The Covid Vaccine First – Because They Pay More In Taxes

Charles Barkley thinks professional athletes should be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine because, according to him, they pay more in taxes.  Barkley generated buzz with his remarks during Thursday night’s Inside the NBA broadcast on TNT alongside his colleagues Kenny Smith, Ernie Johnson, and Shaquille O’Neal.  “NFL players, hockey players, as much taxes as these players Read more

Rich People Are More Likely To Socially Distance

Wealthy people are socially distancing at higher rates than low-income households.  Economic researchers at Johns Hopkins University have identified a stark metric: People making more than $230,000 per year are up to 54% more likely to engage in pandemic safety measures, such as wearing masks or maintaining distance from others, compared to individuals bringing in around $13,000 annually.  Economists think … Read more

Multiple COVID-19 Related Charges Were Laid This Weekend – Full Update

Toronto Police say two people are facing criminal charges after allegedly organizing large gatherings in the city’s downtown core on Saturday. They say officers broke up the gatherings, which violated pandemic lockdown rules, and charged both organizers with common nuisance. They also laid 18 fail to comply charges. And police say a 22-year-old man who was at one of the … Read more

Arizona Shop Owner With A No Mask Policy Pulls Gun On Customer Who Refused To Remove His Face Covering

The owner of an Arizona gift shop pulled a gun on a customer after the two got into an argument over the store’s “no mask” policy.  Scott Cerkoney, owner of Teeslangers, contacted the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in November to report that a customer had gotten physical in his Cave Creek store.   The altercation spawned after Cerkoney asked … Read more

The Stay-At-Home Order Doesn’t Allow Police To Randomly Pull You Over – Full COVID-19 Update

The provincial government says police don’t have the authority to randomly stop residents to ensure they’re following the stay-at-home order that took effect yesterday. Under the order, Ontarians are to go out only for essential purposes such as health-care, food and exercise, in an effort to bring down soaring COVID-19 cases. But a spokesman for Solicitor General Sylvia Jones says … Read more

TikTok Introduces New Protections For Teen Users

TikTok has unveiled new privacy protections for teens on the popular social media platform.  The app has announced new privacy settings for users under 18.  TikTok said in a statement, “Starting today we’re changing the default privacy setting for all registered accounts ages 13 to 15 to private.”  This means that all followers must be approved by the … Read more

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