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The New Ontario Sex Ed Curriculum Has Been Released

This morning the Ontario government released the new sex-ed curriculum for elementary students. It will go into effect at the start of the school year. The new curriculum was the result of months of consultation with parents and educators. The new curriculum will cover topics such as: mental health, bullying, healthy eating, active lifestyles, Body image, consent, gender identity, same-sex … Read more

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President Trump Postpones His Visit To Denmark After Danish PM Says Greenland Is Not For Sale

Donald Trump has cancelled his upcoming meeting with Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen after she refused to talk about potentially selling Greenland.  The president has been vocal about his interest in buying Greenland, which is owned by Denmark, but the Prime Minister has dismissed his scouting efforts as ‘absurd’, saying the semi-autonomous island is not for sale.   Trump decided to … Read more

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The Conservatives Promise To Make Maternity Benefits Tax Free

Yesterday Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promised that if the Conservatives are elected in October, new parents on leave will receive a substantial tax credit. Right now the government taxes employment insurance benefits for new parents, along with any employer top-up, while on maternity or parental leave. Scheer is proposing a non-refundable tax credit on 15 per cent of whatever a … Read more

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Today There Will Be An Emergency Meeting Of The House Of Commons Ethics Committee

Today some MP’s are heading back to Ottawa for an emergency meeting of the House of Commons Ethics Committee. The Conservatives and NDP pushed for the summer gathering of the committee to try and dig deeper into the ethics commissioner’s finding that Prime Minister Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act and did pressure his ex-attorney general to end criminal … Read more

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Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy And James Earl Jones The Coming 2 America Sequel

Tracy Morgan will join the cast of “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to Eddie Murphy’s 1988 cult comedy.  Directed by John Landis, “Coming to America” followed Akeem (Murphy), the spoiled prince of a fictional African nation who protests against an arranged marriage set by his father, King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones).  Traveling to America, he goes undercover as a … Read more

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Keanu Reeves Gave This Make-A-Wish Kid An Excellent Adventure

Keanu Reeves gave one Make-A-Wish kid an “excellent” surprise recently.  Emily, a 16-year-old with kidney disease, counts Reeves’ 1989’s Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure as her favourite movie, and her one wish was to meet the actor in person.  But Keanu did her one better: He arranged for them to spend a special day together on the set of Bill … Read more

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Fisherman Saved From A Shark Attack By His Dog Who Fought Off The Shark

A California fisherman was saved by his dog named Darby after a 6-foot shark chomped on the man’s leg, prompting the pooch to fight off the shark.  James White was fishing from the shore at Bodega Bay in Sonoma County last month when he managed to catch a sevengill shark.  White said it took him about 10 minutes to reel … Read more

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Three Shootings And Four Motorcycle Collisions Yesterday In The GTA

Toronto Police are investigating two more shootings in the west end last night. One happened near Weston Rd and the 401. That victim is said to be in … Read more

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Impaired Charges Laid Against A 19-Year Old Woman After Fatal Richmond Hill Crash On Sunday Night

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with impaired driving causing death after a crash that left one person dead and several others injured in Richmond Hill on Sunday night. York Regional Police say the four-vehicle crash happened at about 9:30pm, when a white Mercedes struck a grey Hyundai, a red Toyota and a white Mazda. The 44-year-old man who had … Read more

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson And Lauren Hashian Are Married

Congrats to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Lauren Hashian… They’re married! The Rock just shared the news on Instagram,… Read more

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Lakefront Brewery Issues Recall – Bottles Could Explode

A Wisconsin brewery recalled one of their beers because it was at risk for explosion.  The brewery took to social media to announce that anyone with bottles of the beer should either “refrigerate or carefully dispose of them.” Apparently, one of the ingredients used in the drink causes pressure to continue to build up in the bottle.

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White House Confirms Trump Wants To Buy Greenland – Denmark Says It’s Not For Sale

The White House confirmed yesterday that U.S. President Donald Trump is looking into buying Greenland. Larry Kudlow, Donald Trump’s economic adviser, said yesterday that the president is looking at a potentially buying Greenland.   “I don’t want to predict an outcome,” Kudlow told Fox News Sunday.  “I’m just saying, the president, who knows a thing or two about Read more

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Elon Musk Announces The New Tesla Solar Panels Will Be Available To Rent

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced via Twitter that his solar-panel business will allow customers to rent, rather than buy rooftop systems. The company will allow customers to rent solar-power systems starting at $50-dollars a month for a small set-up. Musk says consumers can cancel any time, although Tesla’s website says there’s a $1,500 dollar charge to remove panels and … Read more

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The Victim From Saturday’s Fatal Collision On The 401 Has Been Identified – Other Driver Charged With Impaired

The OPP have identified the 39-year-old man killed in a fatal crash on the 401 in Toronto on Saturday afternoon. The collision occurred around 4:40pm near Keele St. Toronto Fire had to extract the victim from his vehicle but he was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Paolo Brizzie of Woodbridge. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says … Read more

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45 Percent Admit To Having Worn The Same Underwear For Two Days Or Longer

There are plenty of people out there who don’t put on a clean pair of underwear every day.  According to new research by underwear maker Tommy John, around half of people (45% percent) don’t change their underwear daily – and 13 percent of those even confessed to wearing the same ones for an entire week.  Men were found to … Read more

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Richmond Hill Crash Leaves One Dead And Five Injured

A serious crash in Richmond Hill has killed a man and left five others in hospital. According to York Region Police, the collision occurred just before 9:30pm near Yonge St and Townwood Dr.  One of the vehicles flipped and caught fire. The man inside that vehicle died of his injuries. The injuries to the other victims range from serious to … Read more

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Scott & Pina Podcast – August 16 , 2019

In this episode of the Scott and Pina Podcast it is a two week best of show for you where we talk about the things you didn’t know about grocery stores, Highway 407 is way too expensive, the Olive Garden’s Pasta Pass, Scott wants Canada to start buying up some Caribbean countries, a man paying someone to seduce his fiance, … Read more

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High School Teachers Will Be In Classroom For The First Day Of School But A Strike Is Still Possible

Ontario’s high school teachers will be in the classroom on the first day of school, but they are gearing up for a fight in contract negotiations with the province. Contracts for teachers and education workers expires on August 31st, but the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation president says he doesn’t expect substantive talks to get underway until mid-to-late September. Harvey … Read more

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Metrolinx Is Adding Lots Of New Go Train Trips Including More Service To Kitchener And Niagara Falls

Many more Go Train routes are being added in time for back-to-school. Metrolinx says it is adding dozens of new trips in the greater Toronto-Hamilton Area to increase rush-hour, mid-day and evening availability. There will be 84 new weekly train trips across the Kitchener, Lakeshore East and Lakeshore West lines starting August 31. There will also be year-round service to … Read more

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Reports Say Donald Trump Secretly Wants To Buy Greenland For America

In a bid to put his mark on the world map, U.S. President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the United States. A Trump ally told The Associated Press yesterday that Trump had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it. And a Republican congressional aide said Trump brought up the notion of … Read more

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July 2019 Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded

The numbers are in and they are not good. Scientists now say July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth.  The average global temperature in July was 1.71 degrees above the 20th century average of 60.4 degrees, the hottest temperature that month since scientists began keeping track 140 years ago, according to meteorologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … Read more

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The Healthiest Wine Is

The healthiest wine you can drink is … Chilean … Read more

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Canada’s Wonderland Reveals Two New Attractions For 2020

Two new attractions are coming to Canada’s Wonderland in 2020! In an Instagram post, the park said, “Canada’s Wonderland is taking guest adventures to new heights in 2020 with the addition of Mountain Bay Cliffs, a multi-level cliff jumping attraction in the water park and Beagle Brigade Airfield, an exciting airplane ride for children in Planet Snoopy.😁” Get more information … Read more

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Selena Gomez To Launch Beauty Line

It looks like Selena Gomez is the latest celebrity to launch a beauty line.  According to E! News, she filed a trademark for “Selena Gomez” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office under her production company, July Moon Productions. The line is set to include a number of products including “fragrances, cosmetics, hair care preparations, essential oils, skin Read more

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Cinnamon Coca-Cola And Cranberry Sprite Is Coming For The Holidays

How would you feel about drinking some Cinnamon Coca-Cola this holiday season? Coke has been testing it in the U.K. It went well and now it’s coming to North America for the holidays.  Very few details have been revealed, but it’s likely that the flavour will debut in time for the holiday season. Coca-Cola has not put out an official … Read more

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Microsoft Warns Windows 10 Users To Update Immediately

Microsoft is warning Windows 10 users to update their operating system immediately because of two “critical” vulnerabilities.  The company said the vulnerabilities are potentially “wormable,” meaning affected computers could spread viruses and malware without any action on the user’s part.  There are “potentially hundreds of millions of vulnerable computers,” Simon Pope, Microsoft’s director of … Read more

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Huge Explosion In London Injured At Least Two Police And Two Firefighters

Police in London (Ontario) say they expect to be on the scene for several days investigating an incident in which a vehicle slammed into a home, and possibly struck a gas line that sparked a major explosion. Police say the crash happened just before 11pm. Houses on the street and within a one-block radius were ordered evacuated after flames from … Read more

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Trudeau Found To Have Violated Ethics Rules – Everything You Need To Know

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he recognizes that what his government did over the last year wasn’t good enough, but he can’t apologize for standing up for Canadian jobs. Ethics commissioner Mario Dion released his findings in the SNC Lavalin affair today, saying Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring then-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the … Read more

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Mike Tyson Says He Smokes Around $40k Worth Of Weed A Month

Mike Tyson is one of the most legendary boxers of all time and now he’s working on becoming one of the biggest players in the marijuana game.  His ranch in California is producing all sorts of cannabis products in a state where the drug is legal. He’s also enjoying a lot of what he’s growing.   Tyson said on his podcast … Read more

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Police Officer And Civilian In Hospital After Incident At Islington And Steeles Last Night

York Region Police are investigating a shooting after a person and a police officer were taken to hospital last night. Police said it happened around 8:20pm in the area of Islington and Steeles Ave, where officers were investigating reports of a stolen vehicle. Police said an officer was taken to hospital as a precaution. Toronto Police are assissting with the … Read more

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Donald Trump Is Trolling Chris Cuomo Hard Over The Fredo Rant

​President Trump mocked Chris Cuomo yesterday after a video surfaced showing the CNN anchor get into a shouting match with an unidentified man who referred to him as “Fredo,” a character from “The Godfather.”  “I thought Chris was Fredo also.  The truth hurts. Totally lost it! Low ratings @CNN​,” Trump posted on his Twitter account. Trump’s … Read more

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Twitter Is Making It Easier For Users To Follow The Replies To A Tweet

Twitter is about to start letting users “subscribe” to tweets so they can follow a conversation more easily.   Twitter says the feature will give both iOS and Android mobile users the option to subscribe to tweets that they find interesting.  Once subscribed, they opt-in to receive notifications as more people reply to the tweet, which will theoretically allow them to … Read more

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Man Convicted Of Infecting Three Partners With HIV Has Had His Conviction Overturned

Ontario’s highest court has overturned three attempted murder convictions for an HIV positive man accused of trying to infect his sexual partners.

In the decision, the Court of Appeal said the judge overseeing Steven Boone’s made an error in instructing the jury. It said the judge should have explained Boone could only be found guilty on those counts if jurors … Read more

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Peel Police Looking For This Man – Considered Armed And Dangerous

Peel Police are on the hunt for a 31-year-old gunman after he shot a woman and fled the scene in a stolen police vehicle in Mississauga yesterday. It started around 2:45pm when police were called over reports of gunfire. The shooting reportedly was the result of a fight between a man and woman. She was taken to a local hospital … Read more

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Missy Elliott To Receive MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Despite rumours that MTV would change the name of its prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, or not present it this year, the trophy — with that name — will indeed go to a deserving recipient this year.  Missy Elliott will receive the honour at the 2019 MTV VMAs, will air live August 26 from Newark, NJ at 8 p.m.  … Read more

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Robert De Niro Among The Stars Joining The Comedy Central Roast Of Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin is going to be on the hot seat next month as the victim of a Comedy Central Roast, and now the network has revealed that Robert De Niro will be among those out for Baldwin’s blood.  In a short video that shows Baldwin giving “generic responses” to the list of celebrity roasters, it was revealed that … Read more

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On Thursday Olive Garden Will Offer A Lifetime Pasta Pass

Imagine never paying for another bowl of pasta again.  That is, in fact, a reality for 50 lucky Olive Garden fans, as the restaurant chain prepares to offer its very first Lifetime Pasta Passes during this year’s Never Ending Pasta Pass promotion.  The Lifetime Pasta Passes entitle 50 lucky recipients to unlimited pasta, soup, salad and breadsticks for their entire … Read more

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Nike Launches First-Ever Sneaker Subscription Service For Kids

With back-to-school shopping in full swing, a lot of parents are buying new shoes. That’s why Nike has launched a new sneaker subscription service.  Yesterday, the brand announced that for the first time ever “Nike Adventure Club” will give kids the opportunity to select from more than 100 sneaker styles monthly.  This new venture primarily services adolescents from … Read more

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Medical Examiner Concludes It Was Suicide By Gunfire

Two teenage murder suspects who led authorities on a desperate 15-day manhunt across Canada died of apparent suicide by gunfire, a medical examiner has revealed.  In a statement released yesterday afternoon, police said the autopsies confirmed that the bodies found near the Nelson River outside Gillam, Manitoba, last week belong to fugitives Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19.   Officials … Read more

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Halo Top Bars Now Available In Canada – Their New Airstream Is Available To Rent

The wait is over! Halo Top has launch their new range of snackable bars in Canada. These new bars have just 80-90 calories and only 7-9 grams of sugar per bar. To celebrate the launch of the brand’s new treat, Halo Top will give Canadians the opportunity to go mobile in the Halo Top Airstream this summer. It comes complete … Read more

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