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People Are Spending A Ton On Halloween This Year

People are spending more on Halloween this year for some reason, Somebody is selling leave and people are buying them, The Toronto by-elections, A crazy spread in the NFL this weekend and a Whisper thread about life’s great regrets. … Read more

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Denny’s To Offer A Special Sandwich On Halloween

This year, Halloween will coincide with a lunar event known as a blue moon (a second full moon in the same month). To celebrate this spooky coincidence, Denny’s has unveiled a special meal that will scare the blue out of diners.  On Oct. 31, Denny’s will serve a special blue-hued version of its popular Moons Over My Hammy sandwich, which … Read more

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Walmart Is Exclusively Selling The KFC Firelogs That Smell Like Fried Chicken

If your local KFC isn’t open for dine-in this holiday season, you can still bring the smells of fried chicken back to your home for the holidays.  In partnership with Enviro-Log, KFC will be launching the Herbs and Spices Firelog. The product launched for the holiday season yesterday and is available exclusively through Walmart.  According to Fox Business, this is … Read more

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Miller High Life Gave Away A Backyard Dive Bar

Jim Kasten, 79, recently became the proud owner of his very own backyard dive bar, thanks to a Miller High Life sweepstakes. He was chosen at random out of more than 100,000 entries, 20% of which originated in the state of Wisconsin.  “Inside there’s a tap and there’s a popcorn-making cart, which is really kind of neat,” he … Read more

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Manhunt Underway After Multiple Shots Fired Last Night In Kitchener

Update: 8:45am:

On October 26, 2020, at approximately 10 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to reports of shots fired at a vehicle in the area of Ottawa Street South and International Place in Kitchener. An altercation occurred between two groups of individuals in two separate vehicles. During the altercation, shots were fired and a subsequent collision occurred involving these vehicles. … Read more

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Ontario is About to Release a New Budget – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips will introduce this year’s budget next Thursday after it was delayed in the spring due to the COVID19 pandemic. Phillips says the budget will provide a three-year outlook building on last summer’s action plan outlining an estimated $30-billion dollars in response to the pandemic. He says it will expand support for those still facing financial … Read more

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Patty Without A Mask And Couples That Don’t Split Expenses Equally

Adele’s voice seems to have changed a bit, The Health Minister was spotted without a mask at the airport, Should couple split expenses equally, Dr Fauci says a vaccine will be ready in the next few weeks, A Fetish party got busted in Germany, Monogram is Jay-Z’s new cannabis collection and Missed Connections from October 26, 2020. … Read more

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Women Slam Tampax Over Tweet Celebrating The “Diversity Of All People Who Bleed”

Tampax has faced a backlash online after saying that “not all people with periods are women.”  The tampon company tweeted in support of transgender people and insisted that “not all women have periods.”  The company said: “Fact: Not all women have periods. Also a fact: Not all people with periods are women. Let’s celebrate the Read more

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Federal Health Minister Spotted Not Wearing A Mask At Pearson Airport

Canada’s health minister was caught on camera without a face covering at Pearson International over the weekend. The picture, circulated online Sunday night, shows Patty Hajdu sitting by herself, either speaking or smiling. It’s not clear from the picture if there were others around the minister or how far apart they may have been. Hajdu has responded on Twitter saying … Read more

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Heinz Is Giving Away Over 500 Bottles Of Tomato Blood Ketchup For Halloween

Heinz has created “Tomato Blood” ketchup just in time for Halloween. “Tomato Blood ketchup” is really just regular ketchup, in a vampire-themed bottle. But the company is giving out 570 of them this week. You can win one of these limited edition, glow-in-the-dark bottles by submitting a creative TikTok video featuring you and a bottle of ketchup.

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Oreo Builds An Asteroid-Proof Bunker

The threat of asteroids striking the Earth and causing a global catastrophe has inspired some groups to build bunkers to not only protect survivors, but also to ensure the safety of certain plants and animals. Now, the makers of Oreo have ensured that the popular snack will live past any possible asteroid strikes.  In a video published on its YouTube … Read more

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Georgia Writer Opens Restaurant For Chipmunk On Front Porch

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on restaurants, but one woman decided to open her own anyway — on her porch, for a chipmunk.   Angela Hansberger is a food writer from Atlanta, but her typical work — writing about restaurants — has been put on hold during the pandemic.   “I was facing a lot of anxiety,” Hansberger recently … Read more

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Tam Says the Worst is Yet to Come And Fauci Predicts A Vaccine Will Be Ready By December – Full Update

With the number of COVID19 cases rising 16 per cent in the past two weeks, Dr. Theresa Tam is warning the most critical health consequences have yet to emerge. The chief public health officer says the number of hospitalizations and deaths may increase as the second wave of the pandemic drives the national death toll toward 10,000. Both Ontario and … Read more

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Dave Blezard Joins Us To Talk About Borat, The Debate And More

Dave Blezard hops in with a review of Borat, 90 Day Fiance and the presidential debate. Plus: Scott’s squirrel jealousy, an expensive restaurant mistake and more.… Read more

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Guinness Launches Alcohol-Free Version After Four-Years Of Testing

Guinness has launched a new alcohol free version of its famed stout after a four-year endeavor to replicate the same taste.  The Irish brewer says Guinness 0.0 is a response to a growing consumer appetite for non-alcohol, lower-calorie beverages.  The product was developed by an innovation team based at Guinness’s brewery at St James’s Gate in Dublin.  Aisling Ryan, one … Read more

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Burger King Will Be Testing Reusable Packaging

Burger King is planning to test reusable containers starting next year as part of its efforts to reduce waste.  The trial is part of a partnership with TerraCycle’s zero-waste delivery platform, Loop. Customers can opt in for reusable packaging for menu items such as sandwiches, soft drinks and coffee. They can then return the reusable sandwich container or beverage cup … Read more

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Woman’s McDonald’s Order Doesn’t Get Her A Very Satisfying Meal

A woman named Katie Poole in Toronto was hungover last weekend and ordered some McDonald’s delivery.  And she likes to modify her burgers. But, she somehow went a little too far with the modifications. Via a delivery app, she requested no bun, no mustard, no onions, no pickles and no patty. McDonald’s delivered her a container with the only ingredient … Read more

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The US FDA Has Now Approved A Treatment For COVID19 – Full Update

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat COVID19. Remdesivir is an anti-viral medicine given through an IV. Its maker, Gilead, says it’s approved for people at least 12 years old who need hospitalization for their coronavirus infection. A large study stateside found it cut the time to recovery by five days — from 15 … Read more

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Rudy Got Set Up And A Lewd Act In A Van

Rudy Giuliani is in the new Borat movie, A man is caught ripping it in his work van, A blind date experiment, Tim Horton’s is going to stop double cupping, Chris Cuomo caught without a mask, Canada Post wants us to hurry up and shop, the Legion has a great idea for selling poppies and more. … Read more

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Pope Francis Is The First Pontiff To Approve Same-Sex Civil Unions

Pope Francis has become the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions. The comments drew cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official teaching on the issue. The remarks came in the documentary “Francesco,” which premiered at the Rome Film Festival. In the documentary, the Pope says, “Homosexual people have the right to Read more

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Tim Hortons Says No More Double Cupping

Tim Hortons says its move to stop double cupping hot drinks will save about 200-million cups a year out from being tossed in the garbage. The subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International says customers who ask for double cups will instead be offered a cup sleeve. Tim Hortons says two pilot programs are also coming soon to test a cup with … Read more

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The New Poppy Donation Boxes Will Take Tap Payments

With Remembrance Day just around the corner, the Royal Canadian Legion has gotten creative to do poppy sales in this pandemic year. They have partnered with HSBC Bank to create digital poppy boxes where you can tap your debit or credit card to buy a poppy or make a donation. These digital poppy boxes will roll out next Friday at … Read more

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The Top Baby Names Of 2020

Babycenter.com just released its report on the most popular baby names of the year based on data from more than 520,000 parents. … Read more

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There Is A New Flavour Of Elf On The Shelf Cereal

Last year, Kellogg’s released an Elf on the Shelf cereal.  It was such a hit, the company say they’re bringing it back this year and adding a second flavour. The original was sugar cookie-flavoured cereal pieces with marshmallows.  This new flavour is candy cane cookie-flavoured pieces with marshmallows. The new version is going on sale right now exclusively at Walmart.  … Read more

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Possible New Organ In The Human Body Discovered By Dutch Scientists

It’s hard to imagine there is a part of the human body that’s gone unnoticed by doctors after centuries of medical research.  But that’s what a group of scientists from the Netherlands believe. They said they have discovered a pair of previously overlooked glands that are hidden away in our skulls where the nasal cavity and the throat meet.  The … Read more

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Woman Is Bitten On The Butt By A Python While Using The Toilet

A 7-foot python bit a woman on the bottom while she used the toilet in Thailand and she was rushed to hospital.  Boonsong Plaikaew, 54, was about to finish using the toilet at her home in Samut Prakan, central Thailand, when she felt a searing pain on her bottom on Sunday.  Blood gushed through her legs and underwear before the … Read more

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The Rapid Tests Have Arrived – Full COVID19 Update

The federal government says the first shipment of rapid tests for COVID19 has arrived in Canada. But just who will get them is unclear. Canada signed a deal with Abbott Diagnostics to buy 7.9 million ID Now tests, which can produce results on the spot in under 15 minutes. Procurement Minister Anita Anand says the first shipment of 100,000 ests … Read more

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A Few Friendly Reminders About How Zoom Calls Work

Jeffrey Toobin got caught, People are lighting toilet paper fires at Walmart locations in Ontario, A dominatrix took her dog for a walk, There will be a confidence vote in Ottawa today, Chipotle is closing the tortilla loop hole, Dim lighting in restaurants and more. … Read more

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Dr Tam Is Concerned About The Spread Of COVID19 Fake News – Full Update

Canada’s chief public health doctor says fake news about the COVID19 pandemic has been spreading faster than the virus itself. Doctor Theresa Tam says all Canadians must play a role in not letting false facts circulating online … Read more

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The Liberals Have Made Today’s Vote A Confidence Motion – Canada Could Be Thrust Into A Federal Election

A vote is expected today on a Conservative motion to create a special committee on COVID19 spending, focusing on the WE charity scandal. The Liberals have made it a confidence vote, meaning that it could … Read more

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The Medical Experts Say No Trick Or Treating In The Hotspots

The medical experts had a lot to say about Halloween, Listeners DM’s about travel and the auto industry, Bribing someone to vote and more. … Read more

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Health Officials Recommend No Trick Or Treating In Parts Of Ontario – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health is not recommending children in COVID19 hot spot regions participate in traditional Halloween activities. Dr. David Williams says he is recommending against sending children out trick-or-treating in Ottawa, Toronto, Peel, and York Region. He says given the high rates of transmission in the areas people should consider virtual alternatives. Williams says it also critical … Read more

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How To Save The Airlines And Changing Graduated Licensing

How to bail out the airlines, A DM about “Vagagony”, The Leafs have signed Joe Thornton, Teachers are great and how we can reform graduated licensing in Ontario. … Read more

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York Region Enters A Modified Stage 2 Today – Full COVID19 Update

York Region rolls back to a modified Stage 2 of Ontario’s pandemic plan today. The province announced the move on Friday, saying the region has seen an alarming spike of COVID19 cases. It means restaurants in the region won’t be able to offer indoor dining, and gyms and movie theatres will have to close. It’s set to last for 28 … Read more

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Changes To Teacher Hiring And Kat Explains Vagina Injuries

Cardi B is getting back together with Offset, Kat explains Vagagony, Changes to teacher hiring practices, How to win radio contests, the Trump and Biden town halls last night, UFO sightings, Celebrity political endorsements. … Read more

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Gyms Waiting For Possible Changes To Be Announced – Full COVID19 Update

Fitness businesses in Ontario are awaiting the provincial medical officer of health’s review of COVID19 gym protocols. Doctor Barbara Yaffe says she is reviewing the guidelines following a large outbreak at a cycling studio in Hamilton. 47 COVID19 cases have been linked to the SPINCO Hamilton location, making up a quarter of Hamilton’s active cases. James Sheridan, an executive at … Read more

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Kraft Cancels Their Noods Promo And Walmart’s Black Friday Plan

The upcoming events on the calendar, A DM from a laid off flight attendant, Some want Kraft cancelled, A Florida assault based on a bad Yelp review, A nasty fart in an Uber lead to an assault charge, and Prime Day this year wasn’t very good. … Read more

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Fauci Predicts The US Will Have Enough Doses Of Coronavirus Vaccines For The General Public By April

Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci believes the average American could realistically have a coronavirus vaccine by April, he said yesterday. “That will likely be within the first quarter of 2021 by let’s say April of 2021,” Fauci told CBS Evening News. This predicted timeline seems to fit with President Trump’s claim that vaccines are coming … Read more

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The COVID Vacation Scam And Food Delivery Companies

Listeners DM’s, Food delivery companies are charging restaurants a lot, The COVID vacation scam, A new survey on vaccines, Planes losing parts, How to protect your home from a break-in and a crazy news lady in Alaska. … Read more

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The Ocean Spray–Fleetwood Mac Guy Is Now A Halloween Costume

Nathan Apodaca — the social media star who recently skated into our hearts while sipping cran-raspberry juice and singing along to Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” — is planning to sell a Halloween costume based on himself, complete with a “Steady Vibin’” sweater, a white T-shirt, some shorts, a pair of knee-high socks, a fake mustache and a … Read more

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