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Multiple Regions Moving Into New Colour Zones Today – Full COVID19 Update

Toronto moved into a modified version of Ontario’s red zone COVID19 restrictions on Saturday. But the city’s public health agency has implemented its own set of rules that are even stricter than those for red zones.  Today Hamilton, Halton and York Region will also move to the red alert level.  The development comes days after Premier Doug Ford lowered the … Read more

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Dave Blezard Joins Us To Prepare Kat For Laser Eye Surgery

Kat is going for laser eye surgery today so Scott & Dave tell her what to expect, The Weeknd is playing the Super Bowl Halftime Show, How Dave got started in radio and more. … Read more

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Hostess Has Launched A 2 Pound Twinkie Kit That You Bake At Home

Hostess has introduced a new “party size” Twinkie baking kit.  And, it lets you bake a giant, two-pound Twinkie that should serve at least eight people. The kit is on sale at Walmart for $15.  It even comes with the custom baking pan you need to make it.

From the Walmart site:

Create a sweet treat this … Read more

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Costco Updates Their Mask Policy To Require Shoppers With Medical Conditions To Wear Face Shields

Costco, which was one of the first retailers to mandate shoppers wear masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, is updating its face mask policy.  Starting Monday, Nov. 16, the wholesale club says it will require all members, guests and employees to wear a face mask or face shield with the exception of children under 2.  “Members and guests must Read more

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The Grinch Is Coming To Square One For Christmas Visits

It’s been a year to say the least. Even as the holidays approach, some may be feeling more grouchy than usual. If taking those traditional cheerful holiday photos with the family is exactly what you don’t feel like doing, there’s now an alternative! From the makers of The Dr. Seuss Experience comes the latest holiday offering from Who-ville. The Grinch’s Read more

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Newfoundland And Labrador Now Requiring A Travel Permit For Holiday Visits

If what you really wanted for Christmas were relaxed travel restrictions in Newfoundland and Labrador — the province’s public health department has a lump of coal for you. With case numbers spiking across the rest of Canada, health officials in the Atlantic province say existing restrictions must stay in place over the holidays. Anyone wishing to come to the province … Read more

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New Models Show Ontario Could Have Over 6,000 New Cases Per Day By Next Month – Full COVID19 Update

If Ontario doesn’t turn things around, the province could be counting 6,500 new cases of COVID19 every day by mid-December. This is according to harrowing new projections that public health officials released yesterday afternoon. If the growth rate is at three per cent in December, there’ll be 2,500 new daily cases at that time. But Doctor Adalsteinn Brown — one … Read more

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Celebrating Diwali in a Pandemic

Saturday is Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Millions around the world will celebrate this weekend but due to the COVID19 pandemic, many celebrations will have to be held virtually. Public Health officials have urged those celebrating Diwali to observe all public health guidelines for COVID19. That includes maintaining physical distancing, no large gatherings and only celebrating indoors with those … Read more

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The Whizzinator And Ticketmaster’s Plan For Vaccinated Concerts

Tragedy on the streets of Toronto, Donald Trump gets a celebrity endorsement, Ticketmaster could require you to be vaccinated before attending future events, Mike Tyson comes clear on the Whizzinator, Should Doug Ford keep listening to the doctors, and the CMA Awards last night were awesome.… Read more

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The PS5 Hits Stores Today

It’s a day of celebration for gaming fans as Sony Interactive Entertainment launches its next-generation console, PlayStation®5 (PS5™), in seven key markets: the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. The PS5 console’s global rollout continues on November 19, with launches throughout the rest of the world*, including Europe, Middle East, South America, Asia and South … Read more

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Ring Video Doorbell Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

A version of the very popular Ring Video Doorbell is being recalled due to a fire risk. The 2nd Generation, sold between June and October of this year are affected. There are 8,700 of these in Canada. So far there has only been one reported incident but in the US there were 85 incidents, 8 injuries and 23 homes damaged. … Read more

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Jameson Whiskey Offering A Chance To Win A Whiskey Tree For The Holidays

Whiskey-inspired “trees” are the latest trend of 2020, at least according to Jameson Irish Whiskey.  The blended Irish whiskey-maker is currently offering a chance to win its limited-edition “Whiskey Tree” for the 2020 holiday season, made with more than 100 of its festively green (but empty) Jameson bottles.  Whisky drinkers of legal age can enter to … Read more

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Dr Tam Points Out The Numbers Are Getting Bad Quickly – Full COVID19 Update

Canada’s chief public health officer says the country is averaging more than 4,000 new COVID19 cases and 50 deaths a day for the past week. Doctor Theresa Tam says Canada’s test positivity rate has recently 5.8 per cent. She is urging Canadians to continue to follow safety measures such as handwashing, physical distancing and staying away from crowded, poorly-ventilated spaces. … Read more

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Awkward Sexual Conversations And A COVID Showdown Is Coming

The top dating trends of 2020, according to POF, Mountain Dew is releasing a cookbook, Awkward Sexual Conversations, A COVID-19 showdown could be coming between the province and the feds, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and a drunk driver that now has day parole. … Read more

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The KFC Fire Log Is Now Available In Canada

Forget chestnuts roasting over an open fire, because KFC’s famous fried chicken-scented 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog is coming to Canada on November 9. Inspired by the Colonel’s very own Secret Recipe, the limited edition firelog from Enviro-Log will be sold at Canadian Tire stores across the country and online.

Canada’s winter season and fireplaces go together like an Read more

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Millions Of Women Don’t Know Their Own Vagina

An estimated ¼ of US women don’t know their vagina, according to a new poll conducted by OnePoll, which found that 46% of ladies couldn’t point out the cervix, and 59% suggested a different body part when asked to identify the uterus.  Only one in 10 women passed the anatomy quiz, asking them to name all the parts of a … Read more

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Five Youth Facing Serious Charges In Kitchener After Hurling Racial Threats, Starting A Fire And Threatening Transit Riders

Three boys and two girls, all youths and protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, have been arrested and charged with some pretty serious crimes. Monday evening around 6:30pm, two passengers on the Ion train in Kitchener were harassed, spit on and had racial slurs yelled at them. A knife was displayed as the suspects made death threats towards the … Read more

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Marco Muzzo To Stay On Day Parole For Six More Months

A drunk driver who killed three Toronto-area children and their grandfather has been denied full parole. Instead, the Parole Board of Canada ruled Marco Muzzo should stay on day parole with conditions for six months. Those conditions include staying away from alcohol and not entering the city of Brampton. The 34-year-old Muzzo is serving a 10-year sentence for impaired driving … Read more

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[Video] A One In A Million Hole In One At The Masters

The Masters – golf’s most prestigious tournament of the year, will be held this weekend at Augusta National in Georgia. Yesterday the competitors played a practice round. On the 16th hole, the world’s second-ranked player, Jon Rahm managed to pull off a pretty special shot. Rahm skipped his ball across the pond 3 times, rolled it across the green and … Read more

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Mountain Dew Is Releasing A Cookbook Next Week

Mountain Dew is about to release the “Big Bold Book of MTN DEW Recipes,” a collection of about 40 recipes either made by fans, inspired by fans or just enjoyed by fans. It’s a celebration of Mountain Dew just ahead of the brand’s 80th anniversary.  The recipes cover a wide range of cooking skill levels, according to the … Read more

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Trudeau Calls On Mayors And Premiers To Not Ease Any Restrictions – Full COVID19 Update

Prime Minister Trudeau Wants Mayors and Premiers to Crack Down:

Prime Minister Trudeau wants provincial governments to speak out if they need more help to fight the COVID19 pandemic. Trudeau says no leader should ease up on health restrictions because they’re worried about the economy. The prime minister’s plea came as Ontario reported a record number of COVID19 cases for … Read more

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She Got Caught Doing It In Public Again – Plus The PM Talks About The COVID19 Vaccine

The 7/11 masturbator now got caught at Popeyes, The reasons people stay married, McDonald’s is introducing the “McPlant”, An Amazon driver made a serious wrong turn and Justin Trudeau speaks about the new Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. … Read more

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Most People Don’t Experience A Financial Awakening Until They’re 33

A new survey finds the average person doesn’t experience a “financial awakening” until the age of 33.  The study of 2,000 Americans reveals that this so-called financial awakening can come in many forms. The most common is a sudden drop in income caused by the loss of a job or reduction in hours.  More than one in five … Read more

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Nightware App For Apple Watch Wins FDA Approval As An Effective Treatment For PTSD-Related Nightmares

An app designed for Apple Watch has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an effective treatment for nightmares caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  Called NightWare, the application is now marketed as an aid for the “temporary reduction of sleep disturbances related to nightmares in adults.”  The app uses Apple Watch sensors to monitor … Read more

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McDonald’s Confirms Creation Of McPlant Plant-Based Burger, Unveils New Crispy Chicken Sandwich Will Debut In 2021

McDonald’s could be renewing two food fights in 2021 – the meatless burger battle and the Chicken Sandwich War.  The fast-food giant said yesterday that it has developed a new plant-based platform dubbed McPlant with tests of the burger expected in some markets around the world next year.  McDonald’s also confirmed its new Crispy Chicken Sandwich would arrive in the … Read more

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Trudeau Says All Public Health Measures Remain In Place Despite Good News On A Vaccine – Full COVID19 Update

Prime Minister Trudeau says Canadians need to continue wearing masks, physically distancing from one another and keeping up proper hygiene practices, even as a drug company reports very early success with its COVID19 vaccine. Trudeau says Pfizer’s data showing a preliminary effectiveness rate of 90 per cent is encouraging, but it doesn’t help those people who catch the virus now, … Read more

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Biden Accepted Victory And Pfizer Now Has A Good Vaccine Candidate

Joe Biden will be the 46th President and Kamela Harris made history as his running mate. Pfizer has announced they have an effective vaccine candidate. Also: A perfect name for a newlywed couple, a helicopter crash with an organ donation onboard, a hotel meltdown in Florida and Missed Connections. … Read more

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[Video] Helicopter Carrying Donor Heart Crashes On Roof Of LA Hospital – Then The Doctor Dropped The Heart

A helicopter delivering a donated human heart to a hospital in Los Angeles crashed on the roof on Friday, but the three people aboard escaped without serious injuries and the organ was eventually transplanted despite a doctor dropping it onto the ground.  Amateur video shows the private eight-seat helicopter ambulance spinning out of control moments before the pilot was set … Read more

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Joe Biden Claims Victory As Team Trump Files Multiple Legal Challenges To The Election Results

Yesterday Joe Biden began his first full day as US president-elect the same way he does nearly every Sunday, heading to church near his home. Biden entered St. Joseph on the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware, shortly after the start of 10:30am Mass. He typically arrives a bit late and leaves a few minutes early so the presence of Secret Service … Read more

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Peel Region Goes To The Red Zone As Ontario Sets A New Daily Record For COVID19 Infections – Full Update

Peel Region has brought in new COVID19 restrictions. The region’s top public health official says it’s critical that the COVID19 hot spot bring things under control. Residents of the region must only interact with members of their own households. Wedding receptions and other life event celebrations have been banned starting this coming Friday and continuing until at least January 7, … Read more

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The Presidential Election Is Not Over Yet And Whole Foods Is Wrong To Say No Poppies

Dave Blezard joins us to talk about the US election, Whole Foods says no poppies for staff members, the Starbucks free reusable cups, A sex shop customer gets arrested and the Candle that smells like 2020. … Read more

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Joe Biden Has Taken The Lead In Georgia But The Race Is Still Too Close To Call

It has now been days since Americans cast their ballots for either US President Donald Trump or Democrat Joe Biden. The race remains too tight to call, and the margins in several key battleground states continue to fluctuate as mostly mail-in votes are now being tallied. Joe Biden now has a lead over US President Donald Trump in the battleground … Read more

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The Perfect Holiday Gift Does Exist – A Candle That Smells Like 2020

Flaming Crap, a novelty candle company based in England, has launched a new “2020 Scent” candle which is advertised as having four “quintessential aromas” inspired by the increasingly bleak reality of our current calendar year.  “With four fragrant layers, this candle takes you on a sensual journey through the year,” reads a product description for the … Read more

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Get Your Free Usable Cup Today As Starbucks Launched Red Cup Season

Starbucks is releasing their annual holiday cups today.  The four limited-edition designs, known as the “Starbucks Red Cups,” will circulate at cafes starting today through the Christmas season.  Today, the brand will be gifting a free reusable, collectible cup to any customer that orders a holiday drink at select stores, according to a press release.  One design, called … Read more

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Ontario Delivers It’s First Pandemic Budget – Full COVID19 Update

The province has tabled its largest-ever budget. Ontario says it will spend a record $187-billion-dollars this year. The province’s first budget since the start of the global health crisis shows it will spend $45-billion-dollars over the next three years to respond to the COVID19 pandemic. Thirty-billion was previously announced this year, and $15-billion in new funding will be spent over … Read more

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The 2020 Goop Gift Guide And Day 3 Of The Presidential Election

In the second half: Reggie Cucchini from Global News is on live from Washington to talk about the presidential election. Plus: The Goop Holiday Gift Guide, Layoffs at ESPN, The new Starbucks holiday cups and The Bachelorette might get better.… Read more

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Trump Says Au revoir To The Paris Climate Accord

Yesterday, the United States formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change. The move, long threatened by President Trump and triggered by his administration a year ago, further isolates the United States in the world but has no immediate impact on international efforts to curb global warming.  … Read more

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You Can Now Buy A Socially Distant Wedding In The Sky

Air Charter Service is offering a “Wedding in the Sky” package for couples who can afford to socially distance in the clouds. The two-hour sky-high experience takes place at 30,000 feet and includes an airport chauffeur to drive the newlyweds to and from their choice of airport. The package also includes Champagne, personalized wedding favours, canapés, a cabin … Read more

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There Is Still No President Elect – The Path For Biden Is Easier

Election officials are furiously counting ballots in key battleground states as the US awaits the outcome of the presidential race. In Georgia — there is a narrow margin between US President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.  Their Secretary of State says officials began scanning absentee ballots about two weeks ago but admits the process is slow going. To reach … Read more

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Ford Is Taking On The Critics Who Say It’s Too Soon To Reopen – Full COVID19 Update

Premier Ford is dismissing criticism that Ontario’s new COVID19 response system is too lenient. Health experts say the colour-coded, tiered system announced on Tuesday will lead to further community spread of the virus. But Ford questions whether those experts had read the government’s plan and insisted it will help the province respond early to virus flare ups. He added the … Read more

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan