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Multiple Gathering Charges Laid in Toronto Over the Weekend – Full COVID19 Update

Thirty-nine charges were laid in Toronto related to weekend gatherings that allegedly violated the province’s COVID19 rules. Fire Chief Matthew Pegg, who is leading the city’s COVID19 response, says 106 complaints about gatherings came in over the weekend. One gathering a storage unit on Friday resulted in one person being charged under the Reopening Ontario Act. Fifteen charges were laid … Read more

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Toronto And Peel Are Now In Lockdown

People were panic shopping this weekend, Listener DM’s about the Masked Singer, The Raptors say goodbye to Gasol and Ibaka and the winners from the American Music Awards.… Read more

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An In-N-Out Burger Opened This Weekend In Colorado And The Drive-Thru Line Stretched For Over 2-Miles

This weekend the first of two new In-N-Out Burger locations opened in Colorado.  People were so hyped that some were waiting up to twelve hours, in a two-mile-long drive-thru line. At one point, two guys got out of their car and got into a fight. Aurora police tweeted that the wait time for a double-double and some animal style fries … Read more

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Dr. Fauci Says Santa Claus Is Immune To COVID19 And Children Shouldn’t Worry About Him Spreading It

Santa Claus won’t have any worries dropping off presents this Christmas season because he’s immune to the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci said.  “Santa is exempt from this because Santa, of all the good qualities, has a lot of good innate immunity,” Fauci told USA Today.  With the US inundated by more than 11 million confirmed coronavirus cases … Read more

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How Soon Is Too Soon To Decorate Your Home For The Holidays

A new study from YouGov has revealed the most popular times to start decking the halls, but the findings won’t surprise anyone ready to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.  In a report, the U.K. market research firm shared findings from a November survey of 3,017 adults in the U.S. on holiday décor.  Of participants polled, 2,748 celebrate … Read more

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[Video] Man Dives Into A Florida Pond And Saves His Dog From A Gator

A Florida man rescued his dog from the jaws of a small alligator.  An October clip shared to TikTok on Thursday showed the man coming out of a pond with the small reptile and his even smaller dog.   The dog can be heard yelping and barking as the man grunts and struggles with getting the alligator’s jaws off the dog.  … Read more

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The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Starts Today

Businesses struggling to pay the bills because of the COVID19 pandemic will be able to start applying today for a long-awaited new commercial rent-relief program offered by the federal government. The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy replaces an earlier rent-support program for businesses introduced in the spring that saw little pickup because it relied on landlords to apply for help. … Read more

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Toronto And Peel Region Are Now in Lockdown – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario’s top two COVID hot spots are waking up under a lockdown this morning. Stricter health measures kicked in at midnight for Toronto and Peel Region for at least the next 28 days. Non-essential retailers are now closed for in-person shopping, personal care services are suspended and restaurants can offer only pickup or delivery service. The impending lockdown sent many … Read more

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Legalizing Prostitution And The Shopping Cart Personality Test

Dave Blezard joins us to discuss a suspected prostitution ring for women, The reason a teacher got fired, A baby-sitter that gave chicken nuggets to vegan kids, The shopping cart personality test, penis size vs pay cheque, COVID-19 restrictions are coming today and the dog Christmas song.  … Read more

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Mayor In Belgium Issues Apology After Town’s Custom Christmas Lights Ended Up Looking A Little Like A Penis

A Belgian mayor has admitted to local residents that he did not intentionally set out to make this year’s Christmas decorations appear quite so “phallic”. The new Christmas lights, made using the colours of the city, were recently installed in the municipality of Oudenburg in the Belgian province of West Flanders and several local boroughs.  The mayor said, “Our Read more

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Bud Light Enters The Console Wars With A Gaming System That Keeps Your Beers Cold

Looking to compete with the PS5 and the Xbox Series X, Anheuser-Busch has revealed the BL6, a gaming console that keeps your beer cold, giving it an instant advantage over the other next-generation gaming consoles, but it will cost you more than an arm and a leg.  Bud Light has released the BL6, “the world’s first-ever self-cooling Read more

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OPP Officer Killed In The Line Of Duty

Condolences are pouring in after a police officer was shot and killed on Manitoulin Island yesterday – an incident that also left a civilian dead. Premier Ford is among those who have voiced their grief following yesterday’s shooting, which is being investigated by the province’s police watchdog. Local politicians have also offered their sympathies. The officer, who has been identified … Read more

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Quebec Has Solved The Potential Holiday Gathering Problem By Proposing A Moral Contract With It’s Citizens

Quebec Premier Francois Legault says he is proposing a “moral contract” with Quebecers for the holiday season. He’s asking Quebecers to isolate for one week before Christmas and one week after. He says if they can do that, gatherings of up to 10 people will be permitted between December 24th and 27th. Legault also says partial lockdown measures covering most … Read more

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Lockdown Announcements Are Coming Down Today – Full COVID19 Update

Today Premier Ford is expected to make an announcement related to stricter COVID19 control measures. The Premier has been hinting for several days that the provincial hotspots like Toronto, Peel Region and York Region could move to the Grey portion of Ontario’s colour-coded system of public health restrictions. Grey is the most severe stage and it includes full lockdown measures, … Read more

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A Teacher Went To School Symptomatic And Our Picks For The Masked Singer

Scott has been drinking, A teacher went to work symptomatic, A lockdown could be announced tomorrow, Refusing service to out of towners and predictions for The Masked Singer.… Read more

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[Listen] Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic Talks Possible New Restrictions Coming To KW

This morning Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic joined Scott & Kat on 91.5 the Beat to discuss the COVID19 situation in Waterloo Region and the possibility of new restrictions coming to the Region as soon as … Read more

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Site Is Paying Big Money For Somebody To Watch And Review 25 Christmas Movies In 25 Days

The website Reviews.org has a holiday job offer:  They are looking for a “Chief Holiday Cheermeister”, who will watch 25 holiday movies in 25 days. In exchange, you will be paid $2,500, and receive annual subscriptions to seven major streaming platforms:  Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Apple TV+, and Hallmark Movies Now. Those selected get to pick … Read more

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FDA Approves First At-Home Covid-19 Test That Delivers Results In 30 Minutes Without Sending Sample To A Lab

US regulators have approved the first rapid coronavirus test that can be performed entirely at home and delivers results in 30 minutes.  The single-use test kit from Lucira Health allows users to swab themselves to collect a nasal sample, which is then swirled in a vial of laboratory solution that plugs into a portable device. Results are displayed as lights … Read more

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CDC Holiday Guidelines Tell People Not To Sing, Listen To Loud Music Or Drink Alcohol To Prevent The Spread Of COVID19

The holidays will look different this year as coronavirus cases surge and new guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advise Americans to forego caroling, loud music and even drinking alcohol.  The CDC offered new health and safety guidelines last week to consider during the holidays if people host or attend small gatherings.  The CDC advises to … Read more

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Ford Prepares Toronto, Peel And York Region For A Lockdown Announcement Tomorrow – Full COVID19 Update

Premier Ford says he’ll announce targeted new measures on Friday aimed at lowering COVID19 cases in provincial hot spots. Ford says new measures must be implemented in Toronto, Peel Region and York Region because hospitals in those areas are reaching capacity. The premier did not provide further details but says the province is looking at lockdowns if case rates continue … Read more

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The 2020 Sexiest Man Alive And Scott’s Moustache

The 2020 Sexiest Man Live, Scott is supporting Movember, Bragging about your toilet art, The Bachelorette was good last night, A hack got a man banned from a US airline and Extending the Christmas break for students. … Read more

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Face Masks Don’t Impede Breathing During Exercise, But Your Mind May Think They Will

Wearing a face mask during a workout probably won’t be the most comfortable experience in the world.  Luckily, that mask won’t be detrimental to your breathing.  That’s the conclusion of a new study by the University of California, San Diego looking at how face masks impact oxygen inhalation and carbon dioxide exhalation during exercise.  Many opposed to the use of … Read more

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Twitter Becomes Latest Social Network To Launch Snapchat-Style Disappearing Messages That Vanish Within 24 Hours

Twitter has launched a new feature that allows users to make tweets disappear after 24 hours, which will roll out to all users in the next couple of days.  Called Fleets, the feature is similar to Snapchat, Instagram Stories and WhatsApp’s new disappearing messages, giving users the option to create posts that later automatically vanish.  Fleets from accounts a person … Read more

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Runaway Dog From Canada Crosses Border Into The United States

A dog who escaped from her family’s home in New Brunswick had her homecoming complicated when she crossed the border into the United States.  Paryse Michaud said her father, Robert Sirois, was caring for her German shepherd, Diamond, while she and her husband were at a hockey tournament with their 9-year-old daughter.  Michaud said Sirois opened the garage door at … Read more

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Erin O’Toole Says China Stole Old Nortel Technology

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is accusing Chinese telecom company Huawei of stealing defunct Canadian firm Nortel’s technology. O’Toole made the allegation of industrial espionage as he announced his party is pushing the Liberals to make a decision within 30 days on which companies can provide Canada’s next-generation 5G wireless internet technology. The Tories are tabling a motion in the House … Read more

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Torstar Is Launching A Package Delivery Service

Newspaper publisher Torstar is launching a new parcel delivery service in Ontario. The owner of the Toronto Star and nearly 80 other Ontario papers says Metroland Parcel Services will get packages to consumers in a fast and cost-effective way. The service will utilize Torstar’s contracted driver network to offer retailers next-day and standard two- or three-day deliveries that can be … Read more

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Ontario Students Could Have An Extended Christmas Break – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario students may be kept out of school longer than usual in January to help slow the spread of COVID19 after the holidays. A group representing school board CEOs has proposed resuming classes virtually to allow students and staff to isolate after any potential holiday celebrations. Education Minister Stephen Lecce says he’s looking at solutions that may include some period … Read more

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Rude Bathroom Habits And Why So Many Family Doctors Not Seeing Patients

Why are so many family doctors and walk-in clinics not taking patients right now? PLUS: Rude bathroom habits, Facebook fights over the COVID-19 vaccine, A Florida couple got caught doing it on the highway, Some ruined wedding photos, You can now customize your Oreo cookies and Millennials that work from home are having a lot of sex on company time.… Read more

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Cinnabon Is Now Selling Their Famous Icing By The Pint

You can now buy Cinnabon frosting … by the pint.  Bad news:  Pints are priced at $6 during the holidays. You can only get them from their stores, or if you use delivery apps that bring Cinnabon to your house.  Use the frosting responsibly.

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PETA Launches New Scented Candles That Smell Like Tofu And Wet Dog

PETA knows just what people want for the holidays: a home that smells like wet dog.  The animal rights organization has unveiled a new line of holiday merch, including several scented candles.  But while some are traditional scents like spice cranberry and pumpkin pie, PETA is also selling candles that smell like wet dog and tofu.  While it’s clear that … Read more

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Seasonal Flu Numbers Are Way Down

At this point during last year’s flu season, Canada had already recorded 711 positive cases of influenza. So far this year, there have only been 17 cases reported. Doctor Gerald Evans of Queen’s University in Ontario says most of the credit goes to the public health measures taken to slow COVID19, including handwashing, social distancing and mask-wearing. The infectious disease … Read more

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Now You Can Make Custom Oreo Cookies With Your Face On It

Oreo has announced a new platform which will allow customers to customize their own cookies — including ones which bear images of their own face. In addition to allowing buyers to add graphics to the cookies, the new platform — called OREOiD — will also offer options for various cookie-and-creme flavour pairings.  “Say hello to OREOiD, the first-ever custom Read more

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A Snow Squall Watch Is In Effect – 10-20cm Of Snow Possible In Some Areas

There is a snowsquall watch in effect for the western parts of Southern Ontario. Environment Canada says Lake effect snow today through early tomorrow morning will create poor visibility and locally 10 to 20 cm of snow expected. Whiteout conditions in heavy and blowing snow is possible. Heavy flurries will start later this morning and last through tonight. The worst … Read more

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Poll Finds Majority of Canadians Plan To Get Vaccinated – Full COVID19 Update

A new poll finds more and more Canadians are planning to get vaccinated for COVID 19 following the encouraging initial results from Pfizer’s vaccine trial. Still, 22 per cent say they do not intend to get the shot when it becomes available in the spring. While worrying, pollster Christian Bourque says, it does not necessarily indicate a growth in anti-vaccine … Read more

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DJ Won The Masters And The Naughty in Nawlins Swinger Party

Kat has laser eye surgery on the weekend, A swinger party just happened in New Orleans, Dustin Johnson won the Masters, Moderna has a new COVID-19 vaccine, The Trump legal team presents their evidence today and, When should schools close? … Read more

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[Breaking] Moderna Says Their COVID19 Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective

Moderna announced this morning that its COVID19 shots provide strong protection. Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data from the company’s still ongoing study. A week ago, competitor Pfizer Inc. announced its own COVID19 vaccine appeared similarly effective — news that puts both companies on track to seek permission within weeks for emergency use … Read more

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Gambling Sites Refuse To Call Election For Biden, Leaving Millions In Limbo

President Trump is not the only one who adamantly refuses to credit Joe Biden with winning the 2020 presidential election.  Honchos at online gambling sites around the world, which take wagers on election outcomes, are also refusing to call Biden president-elect, despite the final tallies in his favor in what’s been called a historically secure election. Now, millions of dollars … Read more

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Survey: Vegans Have Twice As Much Sex As Meat-Eaters And Are More Adventurous In The Bedroom

Vegans have twice as much sex as meat-eaters and are more willing to experiment in the bedroom, according to a new survey.  Dating website IllicitEncounters.com found over half of the vegans asked claimed they have sex four times a week, while only half of meat-eaters reported having sex twice in the same time period.  The research found two thirds of … Read more

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Lego Is Releasing A Roman Colosseum Kit – The Largest Brick Set Ever Created

Lego is releasing its largest kit: a 9,036-piece Roman Colosseum, complete with landscaping.  The massive toy structure clocks in at 10.5” high, 20.5” wide and 23.5” deep, making it the largest Lego set ever produced, a title that was previously held by the Lego’s Millennium Falcon set from “Star Wars.”  According to the company, the brick model … Read more

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This Costco Collection Of Ornaments Is Filled With Actual Booze

Costco is selling a new collection of Christmas tree ornaments that are filled with tiny bottles of Whisky.  They come in a 12 pack with four bottles of Jameson, six bottles of Glenlivet … Read more

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