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Integrity Commissioner Concludes Premier Ford Did Not Interfere In Selecting The OPP Commissioner

Premier Doug Ford says a report by the province’s Integrity Commissioner represents a complete vindication of his government. In a report issued yesterday, Integrity Commissioner J. David Wake said Ford did stay at arm’s length from the selection process that resulted in Ron Taverner being appointed head of the Ontario Provincial Police last fall. Taverner, a Toronto Police Superintendent … Read more

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The 2019 Ranking Of Pesticides in Produce

The Environmental Working Group has released their annual “Dirty Dozen List” of produce harboring the most pesticide residues.  According to testing by the USDA and the FDA, on which the EWG bases its findings, over 92% of kale samples grown the usual ways have two or more pesticide residues, with some up to 18. Kale, like spinach, grows … Read more

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Flat Earthers Are Planning A Bizarre Antarctica Trip To Prove Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy theorists are heading to the “end of the world” in a bizarre bid to prove the Earth isn’t a sphere.  The “Flat Earthers” plan is to sail to Antarctica to find the frozen barrier they believe marks the edge of our planet.  The supposed “ice wall” is said to be a couple thousand … Read more

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[Video] Keanu Reeves And Alex Winter Announce Bill & Ted 3 Is Happening

Here’s some excellent news… Bill & Ted 3 IS officially happening! In a video for fans, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter announced the news; see it below. The last Bill & Ted movie was released 28 years ago!! Production on the new film, Bill & Ted: Face The Music, begins this summer in New Orleans. It currently has a … Read more

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New Photo: Tom Hanks As Mister Rogers In A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood

A new photo of Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood has been released. Seriously, is there … Read more

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TTC Bus Crashes Into Scarborough Home

Photo Credit: Tony Smyth via Twitter

This is wild. Early this morning a TTC bus crashed into a home in Scarborough. Crews responded to the crash on Oasis Blvd, near (Morningside and McNicoll area) just after 1:30am. Reports say the bus veered off the road, across the lawn and crashed into the front of the home. Police say there were … Read more

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The Conservatives Kept The Liberals Up All Night By Introducing 250 Voting Motions At Closing Time

In Ottawa, a marathon voting session is continuing as opposition parties protest the Trudeau government’s efforts to shut down any further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair. The stage for the all-nighter was set when the Liberal majority shot down a Conservative motion calling on the Prime Minister to let former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould testify more fully about her allegations … Read more

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Disney Guests Can Now Learn To Swim Like A Mermaid At Select Resorts

Disney fans can finally become part of Ariel’s world.  Guests staying at select Disney World hotels have a chance to “swim like a mermaid” this year.  Participants enrolled in the Mermaid School will be fitted with a “tail” and be taught how to splash around like the mythical sea creatures.  The “Under the Sea”-inspired classes will … Read more

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The Last Supermoon Of 2019 Happens Today – The Same Day As The Spring Equinox

March’s full moon arrives today, the same day as the spring equinox.  The last time that happened was in 1981.  This is called a supermoon because it will be at its closest approach to Earth on its elliptical monthly orbit.  The moon will be best viewed at moonrise today or moonset tomorrow, though it won’t be as close as it … Read more

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For The First Time Ever More People Have A Streaming Service Than Cable

New numbers out of the U.S. say for the first time ever, more American households now subscribe to digital streaming services than pay for traditional cable television.  69 percent subscribe to at least one video streaming service.  That is slightly more than the 65 percent who pay for cable TV, according to the 13th annual Deloitte survey .  The average … Read more

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Girl Found Safe But 911 Operators Received More Complaints About The Amber Alert

The five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Markham yesterday has been found safe.  The Amber Alert was sent out around 5:00pm after the girl was allegedly abducted from her school by her father. As a direct result of the alert, police received a tip and the father and daughter were located in the area of … Read more

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New Federal Budget Projects A $19.8 Billion Dollar Deficit With No Plan To Return To Balance

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has introduced the government’s final budget bill of its current mandate, promising billions in fresh spending for pharmacare, retraining workers, and to help first-time home buyers. But funding for some of the new commitments will only start kicking in after October’s election.  This was the year the budget was supposed to balance itself … however it … Read more

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This Bakery Created A Happy Vasectomy Cake

A woman wanted to show her appreciation for her husband who was having a vasectomy.  Signature Desserts in Nashville said the client wanted something sweet and hilarious – so a cake it was.  Adorned with lemons, the cake read, “100% JUICE, NO SEEDS. HAPPY VASECTOMY!”  “It was a big thing for him to get a vasectomy and Read more

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Drake Sets Record For Most Weeks On The Hip-Hop Album Chart

Drake’s second studio album, Take Care, has set the record for the most weeks on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album chart.  Released in 2011, the album has been on the chart for 186 weeks, breaking the previous record of 185 weeks set by Kenny G’s Breathless, which was on the chart from 1992-1997.  Upon its release, Take Care spent 12 … Read more

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The Cheesecake Factory To Open A Location In Mississauga?

Another Cheesecake Factory location? Yes please! According to Mississauga.com, “multiple industry sources and a well-placed source inside Square One Shopping Centre have said” the chain “wants in on Mississauga’s food scene“, adding that that sources claim “the company is in talks with mall management to open a location either inside or near Square OneRead more

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Jelly Belly Inventor Creating Line Of CBD-Infused Jelly Beans

The developer of Jelly Belly is releasing a new kind of jelly beans.  David Klein invented the famous brand in 1976, but left the company four years later.  He’s now launching his own line of CBD-infused jelly beans, called Spectrum Confections.  The CBD-infused jelly beans already sold out online even though they were just recently released.  “The jelly Read more

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New Poll Finds Parents Are Still Doing A Lot Of Parenting For Their Adult Kids

A new poll from the New York Times and Morning Consult has found a lot of parents are still doing basic tasks for their children, long into adulthood. The poll studied parents of young adults aged 18 to 28 and found 74% of parents are still making appointments for their adult kids, including doctor’s appointments. 15 percent of parents of … Read more

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The Provincial Government Is Making An Announcement Today – Possibly About College And University Tuition

Ontario’s Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities is making an announcement this afternoon. The government isn’t saying what the announcement is about but it comes about two months after the Tories made big changes to post-secondary funding. The province eliminated free tuition for low-income students in January while imposing a 10 per cent across-the-board tuition fee cut. It also made … Read more

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The Rec Room Opens Today In Mississauga

Today’s the day.. Cineplex’s newest Rec Room location is opening today at 3PM in Square One in Mississauga. It’s larger than the downtown Toronto location – 44,000 square feet. Among the features at the new location – 100 video games, VR experiences, axe throwing and bowling. There will also be live entertainment. And of course, lots of food options! Get … Read more

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Game Of Thrones Final Season: Episode Lengths And Air Dates Revealed

HBO has revealed the air dates and episode lengths of the upcoming 8th and final season of Game Of Thrones. The season will kick off on … Read more

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Mama June Arrested

Mama June was arrested for felony drug possession at a gas station in Alabama following a domestic altercation with her boyfriend.  The reality TV star, real name June Shannon, was taken into custody on Wednesday after an ugly bust-up with her 42-year-old partner Geno Doak.  June was seen in the back of a sheriff’s pickup truck with bars on the … Read more

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Mississauga’s Bianca Andreescu Wins Her First Tour Title

Canadian Bianca Andreescu scored her first career WTA Tour title, and a nice pay cheque to go with it. The unseeded 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ontario upset eighth-seeded German Angelique Kerber … Read more

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Facebook Removed 1.5 Million Videos Of New Zealand Attack This Weekend

Facebook said yesterday that it removed or blocked from the social media site 1.5 million videos of a gunman’s rampage on two New Zealand mosques that killed 50 people and wounded dozens more.  Mia Garlick, spokeswoman for Facebook New Zealand, said that about 300,000 videos were removed within the first 24 hours of the terrorist attack Friday.  More than 1.2 … Read more

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Chick-Fil-A’s Frosted Key Lime Treat Arrives Today

For anyone heading south of the border … Chick-fil-A is welcoming spring today with a twist of lime.  Two days before the season officially changes, the chicken chain is releasing the new Frosted Key Lime nationwide.  The seasonal item will be available at all restaurants today through May 25 or while supplies last, Chick-fil-A said in a statement.  The company … Read more

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Texas Woman Gave Birth To 6 Babies In 9 Minutes On Friday

A Houston woman gave birth to six babies in a span of nine minutes on Friday morning.  Thelma Chiaka had two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls delivered between 4:50am and 4:59am, at the Women’s Hospital of Texas.  According to the hospital’s press release, the babies weighed between 1 pound, 12 ounces and to 2 … Read more

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Flights Have Resumed At Pearson Airport After Fire At Terminal 1 Last Night

Chaos erupted at Pearson Airport last night after a fire near a security checkpoint led authorities to evacuate the area. The fire broke out in a store in the secure area around 6:30pm, according to Peel Police. It was quickly extinguished but not before all U.S. bound flights from Terminal 1 were cancelled for the night, and dozens of inbound … Read more

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Canada’s Lilly Singh To Host Late-Night Show On NBC – See The Announcement

This. Is. AMAZING! YouTube star, and Canada’s very own, Lilly Singh is going to host her own NBC late night show, taking Carson Daly’s time slot.  A Little Late with Lilly Singh is set to debut in September, making Lilly the only woman to currently host a late night talk show on one of the ‘Big 4’ networks. In an … Read more

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The Sopranos Prequel Gets A Release Date And A Name Change

The Sopranos prequel film has received a release date and the studio says the working title is now “Newark.”  The film, which was previously titled “The Many Saints of Newark,” will open in theaters on Sept. … Read more

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Winners From Last Night’s iHeart Radio Awards

 

Here the winners from last night’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. … Read more

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[Video] Alex Trebek Thanks Fans For Their Support: “I’m A Lucky Guy”

Not long ago, Alex Trebek shared the sad news that he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Yesterday, a video was released, in which, Alex thanked fans for their support and well wishes. He said, “…and I am thankful for the kind words, the prayers and the advice you have offered, and I’m extremely touched by the warmth you … Read more

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What’s Happening For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend In The GTA

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Sunday is the day you don’t want to leave the house without some green on. The pubs are going to be busy from open to close. May the luck of the Irish be with you!  This is also the final weekend of winter and the final weekend of March Break. Here are a few of … Read more

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At Least 49 Dead After Mass Shooting At Two Mosques In New Zealand

The Prime Minister of New Zealand calls it one of their darkest days. As many as 49 people are believed dead and 20 or more others are injured after a pair of shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Four people are in custody. A man who claimed responsibility for the shootings left a 74-page anti-immigrant manifesto in which he … Read more

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Facebook Explains What Caused The Outage On Wednesday

Facebook blamed a massive outage that stretched into yesterday morning on a server configuration change.  The world’s largest social network said it has resolved the issue, which affected millions of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users starting Wednesday.   “We made a server configuration change that triggered a cascading series of issues. As a result, many people had difficulty accessing our Read more

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The Provincial Government Will Announce Sweeping Education Reforms Today

Today is the day the provincial government will lay out the plans for education reform in Ontario, including issues such as class sizes, sex education and teacher hiring. Union leaders say they have not yet been given any details, but they expect to see cuts to help address the multibillion-dollar provincial deficit. The government has been consulting since January on … Read more

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[Video] Avengers: Endgame Official Trailer

The official trailer for Avengers: Endgame is here! Check it… Read more

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The Cadbury Creme Egg McFlurry Is Back At McDonald’s

Easter is just around the corner, so you know what that means, right?! McDonald’s Canada is… Read more
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Nick Jonas Gives Priyanka Chopra A Maybach After Sucker Goes To Number 1

Nick Jonas gave Priyanka Chopra a luxury car to celebrate his song going No. 1.  Jonas surprised Chopra with a Mercedes Maybach, which retails for $199,000, after the Jonas Brothers song “Sucker” topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week.  Chopra showed off the car in a pair of photos Tuesday on Instagram. The pictures show the actress holding her … Read more

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GM’s New Corvette Is So Powerful It’s Warping The Frame In Tests

The redesigned 2020 Chevy Corvette’s new engine is reportedly so powerful that it’s compromising the vehicle’s structural integrity in testing, causing General Motors to delay the car’s reveal, according to an industry report.  ‘Vette’ fans have been anxiously awaiting the debut of the eighth generation of the Corvette, which got its last total overhaul with the 2014 Corvette Stingray.  But … Read more

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Instagram And Facebook Still Quiet About What Caused Yesterday’s Massive 14-Hour Outage

Yesterday was a strange one for a lot of people who had to deal with very limited access to social media. Facebook and Instagram experienced widespread outages for most of the day.  “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps,” a Facebook spokesperson said.  “We’re working to resolve the issue Read more

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Woman Suing The Olive Garden Claiming Her Stuffed Mushrooms Were Too Hot

A Texas woman is suing Olive Garden, claiming the restaurant’s stuffed mushrooms caused severe burns to her throat after eating them.  Danny Howard of Fort Worth filed the lawsuit alleging that the restaurant did not warn her about the mushroom’s temperature before she ate them.  Howard claims she visited a local Olive Garden on Aug. 11, 2017, and ordered the … Read more

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