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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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Lots Of Rain On The Way – Flooding Is Possible

Heads up … today and tomorrow there is a real risk of serious flooding. Not only are the double digit temperatures going to melt a lot more snow, but the ground is still frozen and can’t absorb all of the rain we are going to get. A system is heading our way from the U.S. It will bring rain early … Read more

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The Next Bachelorette Has Been Announced

The next star of The Bachelorette was announced during the season finale of The Bachelor and it’s…. Hannah Brown.  When the news was announced, she said, “I feel all the emotions, but honest I’m just really grateful for this opportunity. My family has been really supportive of me and is really happy. They have made me who I am, Read more

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[Video] Man And His Dog Are Heroes After Rescuing 2 Dogs That Fell Into Icy Water

A New York man and his pet dog are being hailed as heroes after they jumped into an icy cold lake to rescue two dogs who were stranded in the water.  Timofey Yuriev, of Irvington, was walking his dog, Kira, at a nature center when he spotted two dogs crossing the ice — and falling in.  Yuriev wasn’t sure when … Read more

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Two Blockbuster Signings In The NFL

Yesterday, the New York Giants reportedly agreed to send Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns for a 2019 first-round draft pick (No. 17 overall), a 2019 third-round pick and safety Jabrill Peppers.  The Giants were not actively shopping Beckham but they were listening to offers, and when they found one they liked, they made the deal — no doubt … Read more

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Spotify Announces Surprise Deal – Free Hulu For Premium Users

With Apple about to announce their new streaming service on March 25th, Spotify and Hulu are teaming up ahead of the Apple announcement.  “Today is the first time that we’re offering a Hulu plan to the masses as part of the $9.99 Spotify Premium subscription,” says Marc Hazan, global head of premium business development for Spotify, in a … Read more

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Patrick Brown And His Publisher Defend Comments In Brown’s Book

Patrick Brown and his publisher say the former Progressive Conservative leader’s tell-all book is not defamatory because the facts laid out in it are true. Brown and Optimum Publishing International also say any opinions expressed in “Takedown: The Attempted Political Assassination of Patrick Brown” are fair comment made without malice on matters of public interest.

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[Video] Lori Loughlin And Felicity Huffman Implicated In College Cheating Scandal

More defendants are expected to turn themselves in today in connection with the college admissions cheating scandal in the U.S. Actress Lori Loughlin promised the FBI that she would surrender to face charges connected to her alleged half-million-dollar payment to get her daughters into the University of Southern California. Actress Felicity Huffman is accused of paying $15,000 dollars — disguised … Read more

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Sunwing Has Grounded Their Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes

This morning federal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau will provide an update on Canada’s fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes.  This situation is becoming problematic for the government.  At least 40 countries have now grounded or banned the plane after the crash in Ethiopia that claimed the lives of 157 people, including 18 Canadians. In fact, just last night Sunwing … Read more

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Kevin Hart Announces First Netflix Stand-Up Special

Kevin Hart has just announced his first Netflix stand-up special… It’s titled Kevin Hart: Irresponsible, and it was filmed … Read more

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New Details On The Final Season Of Game Of Thrones

Game of Thrones Season 8 will kick off with a 54-minute episode.  The HBO series updated its schedule Sunday to show the exact length of the first two episodes of its eighth and final season.  The Season 8 premiere, which airs April 14, will run 54 minutes.  Episode 2, which airs April 21, will have a runtime of 58 minutes.  … Read more

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Date Released For The One Hour Big Bang Theory Series Finale

CBS has set an end date for “The Big Bang Theory.”  The sitcom will wrap with an hour-long series finale on Thursday, May 16 from 8 to 9 p.m. ET/PT. “Young Sheldon” will … Read more

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Walmart Announces They Will Find New Roles For Disabled Greeters

Walmart endured more than a week’s worth of bad publicity before announcing publicly that it was making “every effort” to find a role for disabled workers who had been threatened with job loss as the retailer gets rid of greeters at 1,000 stores. Amid a fierce backlash, Greg Foran, president and CEO of Walmart’s US stores, said in … Read more

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Del Taco Unveils New Soap That Smells Like Fries – Available Starting Tomorrow

Del Taco already is known for serving Crinkle Cut Fries along with tacos.  Now the fast-food chain has cooked up two new fry-related creations – a lightly French fry-scented soap and Fresh Faves Box meals that include fries.  Unlike the Fresh Faves meals available in four varieties at locations nationwide, the limited-edition soap called “Eau De French Fry” … Read more

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The Line-Up For Bud Light Dreams 2019 Has Been Announced – Presale Starts Thursday

It’s another sure-sign that warmer weather is on the way. The line-up for Bud Light Dreams has been announced. It happens June 29th and 30th at RBC Echo Beach – the East Island – at Ontario Place. Performing live this year are: Zedd, Rezz, Oliver Heldens, Paul Oakenfold and many more. The Z1035 presale has tickets available starting this Thursday … Read more

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Toronto Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Against Female Student

A Toronto teacher has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl. Police say that in March, 2017, the teacher allegedly drove a 15-year-old girl to his home to discuss “school-related issues”. They allege the teen was sexually assaulted during the visit. Police say 36-year-old Brian Ross, a high school teacher with the Toronto … Read more

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Orangeville Police Warn Of Fentanyl Laced Xanax Tablets Circulating

Police in Orangeville have issued a public safety alert regarding some bad drugs floating around the community. Police say unknown individuals are repurposing “Xanax” by crushing it and adding another drug, thought to be fentanyl.  In the last two weeks a 19-year-old and a 20-year old, both males, died of a suspected overdose. In both cases police recovered evidence to … Read more

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The Leafs And NHL Are Investigating A Possible Homophobic Slur Used In Last Night’s Game

The NHL is investigating a possible homophobic slur uttered during the Leafs’ loss last night at Scotiabank Arena. TV cameras picked up what sounded like a slur, possibly directed at a referee, with 1:51 left to play in the second period as Tampa Bay’s Yanni Gourde and the Leafs’ Morgan Rielly skated into the Toronto defensive zone on a dump-in. … Read more

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Why You Need To Update Google Chrome Right Away

Google’s lead security engineer has warned users to update Chrome immediately or risk having their system hijacked.  A security breach was uncovered by hackers on the desktop version of Chrome before the company had chance to spot the flaw.  The exploit relates to a part of Chrome called FileReader, which lets software built into websites access data stored on a … Read more

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Ontario Government Considering A Full Ban On Single Use Plastics

The Ford government is weighing a possible ban on single-use plastics, which include bags, water bottles and straws. Environment Minister Rod Phillips says the government is open to the idea. Ontario is also mulling a deposit return system for plastic bottles and other containers. The average Ontarian generates nearly a metric tonne of waste each year — and the rate … Read more

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Justin Bieber Tells Fans He’s Struggling In Worrying Instagram Post

Justin Bieber confessed he was struggling with his mental health in a candid new Instagram post.  He opened up about his ongoing personal battle, and told his followers that he wasn’t feeling like himself.  Alongside a black and white snap from 2016 of him praying with Kanye West and manager Scooter Braun, the Biebs admitted he was in a “… Read more

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Jussie Smollett Slapped With 16 Felony Charges Over Alleged Hate Crime Hoax

Actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on 16 class four felony charges by a grand jury in relation to an alleged hate crime hoax.  The Empire star was arrested last month (Feb19) on one count of felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, claiming he had been attacked by racists outside his apartment in Chicago, Illinois on January … Read more

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Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez Are Engaged

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are engaged.  They announced the proposal Saturday by posting a photo of Jennifer’s diamond engagement ring.  “She said yes,” the former Yankees star captioned the Instagram photo.  Jennifer posted the exact same photo onto her own account, tagging The Ellen DeGeneres Show and captioning it with a string of heart emoticons.  Alex proposed … Read more

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This Guy Is Wanted For Assaulting A Police Officer – Considered Violent – Call 911 If You Spot Him

Toronto Police are looking for a man who’s wanted for assaulting an officer.  Police say the officer was punched in the head several times after she conducted a traffic stop in the Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West area on Saturday afternoon. Police say the assailant fled the scene on foot and that the officer was later treated for serious … Read more

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[Watch] Jonas Brothers Carpool Karoke

The Jonas Brothers’ week-long takeover of The Late Late Show with James Corden had to include some Carpool Karoke, right?! Check it out below! In the video, the guys talk about getting back together (which included “forced therapy”), their purity rings, a lie detector test (LOL!), and of course, lots of singing! Watch…

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Pabst Blue Ribbon Is Debuting A Whisky This Summer

Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) is reported to be debuting an inaugural whiskey this summer.  Though reps for the iconic American beer have yet to make an official announcement, beer aficionados caught wind of the news through the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, which recently approved a label for the upcoming spirit.  Last week, PBR got the OK from … Read more

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Woman Arrested Over Threats Made Against MPP Lisa MacLeod Regarding Autism Funding

Yesterday hundreds gathered on the lawn of Queen’s Park to protest the changes to autism funding that kick in on April 1st.  In advance of the protest we were told that MPP Lisa MacLeod, the Minister responsible for autism funding, would not attend due to threats to her personal safety.  While some critics were skeptical, it turns out threats had … Read more

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Krispy Kreme Is Going Green And Gold For St. Patrick’s Day

For a limited time between March 15 and March 17, Krispy Kreme will be celebrating the St. Patrick’s Day weekend with the return of its “O’riginal” glazed doughnuts, made with specially formulated green dough, at participating locations.  In addition to offering its new “O’riginal” doughnuts, which are said to taste the same as its original “original” glazed doughnuts, Krispy Kreme … Read more

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[Video] Opposition Leaders Less Than Impressed With Justin Trudeau’s Speech Yesterday

The Opposition leaders are far from satisfied with Prime Minister Trudeau’s news conference yesterday on the SNC Lavalin controversy. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Canadians should have seen an apology delivered on the matter. Instead, Trudeau acknowledged an “erosion of trust” between his office and Jody Wilson-Raybould.  Singh continues to call for a public inquiry into the government’s … Read more

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Jason Momoa Is Safe After Plane’s Emergency Landing

Jason Momoa is safe and in good spirits after his private plane made an emergency landing on Wednesday.  “So the world knows we are safe and happy,” Momoa wrote on Instagram.  “[Note] to self, dirtbags and savages shouldn’t ride private planes. But the Harley runs perfect.”  The star and his friends were on their way to Arizona when the … Read more

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Jason Priestley Shares Emotional Tribute To Luke Perry

Following Luke Perry’s death on Monday, several celebrities have been paying tribute, but one person we hadn’t heard from was one of Luke’s closest friend, and his 90210 costar, Jason Priestley. Well, Jason broke his silence on Instagram yesterday, posting a very touching tribute to his friend of 29 years: “It’s taken me a couple of days to figure out … Read more

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Idris Elba Replacing Will Smith In Suicide Squad Sequel

Last week it was announced Will Smith would not be a part of the Suicide Squad sequel. The reason? Scheduling conflicts. According to Variety, we now know who will be replacing Will in the film – Idris Elba. Idris will play Deadshot in the sequel, and the report adds that it’s “currently unknown who will be joining Elba in … Read more

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Leaving Neverland Was A Ratings Hit For HBO

Leaving Neverland, the documentary featuring two men who accuse Michael Jackson of sexually abusing them as children, has been a ratings winner for HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the first installment on Sunday night drew 1.29 million viewers, the third-largest audience for an HBO documentary this decade. The only two docs that pulled in more ratings were Going Clear: … Read more

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Alex Trebek To Begin Chemotherapy Immediately After Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

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Canadian Jeopardy host Alex Trebek is battling cancer but vowing to fight his diagnosis and keep working while doing it. Trebek is from Sudbury.  He announced yesterday that he has been diagnosed with stage-4 pancreatic cancer.  Trebek, 78, recorded a message on YouTube, saying: “Now, just like 50,000 other people in the United Read more

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It’s National Cereal Day – You Won’t Believe What People Are Putting On Their Cereal These Days

Today is Thursday, March 7, 2019. It’s National Cereal Day. Kellogg Canada has released the results of its second annual National Cereal Day Survey which found that 5 percent of Canadians have tried their cereal with fruit juice instead of milk. 6 percent tried cereal with just water. A further 4 percent felt festive and opted to use eggnog. The … Read more

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Air Canada Pilot Orders Pizza For All Of His Passengers After Their Flight Was Diverted

An Air Canada pilot is getting high praise for something that happened on Monday night. After a lengthy delay, he used his own money to order nearly two dozen pizzas and had them delivered to his passengers. The flight, left from Toronto for Halifax but was forced to divert to Fredericton after the Halifax airport was briefly shut down due … Read more

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