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Doug Ford Cleared By The Integrity Commissioner In The Appointment Of Ron Taverner As OPP Commissioner

Ontario’s integrity commission says there are no grounds to conduct an inquiry into Premier Doug Ford’s alleged involvement in the firing of deputy OPP commissioner Brad Blair. Opposition New Democrat MPP Keven Yarde had filed a request for the inquiry after Blair was fired just months after he asked the courts to force the ombudsman to investigate the appointment of … Read more

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Twitter Has Made Changes To The Way You ReTweet

Twitter has announced a change to the way we tweet.  They are now allowing users to add photos, videos and GIFs to “retweets”.  Before the announcement, users could only reply to or compose a new tweet with photos or videos.  Users had been urging Twitter to enable this capability for many months prior to the announcement.  “Starting today, you Read more

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Today is McHappy Day

Today is McHappy Day at McDonald’s locations across the country, in support of Ronald McDonald House and local hospitals. $1 dollar will be donated for every Big Mac, Happy Meal and hot McCafe beverage sold today. This year marks the 26th McHappy Day in Canada. Over the years, McHappy Day has raised more than $70 million in support of … Read more

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Today Denver Is Holding A Referendum To Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

The city of Denver,  a leader in the movement to legalize recreational marijuana, could achieve a new first today, as residents vote in a public referendum that would decriminalize hallucinogenic mushrooms.  Psilocybin mushrooms or “magic mushrooms” have been banned by the federal government since 1970 due to their hallucinogenic effects, which have long been used by some cultures … Read more

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The U.S. Government Is Predicting Record High Water Levels For The Great Lakes

This could be bad news if you live close to the lake.  Officials in the U.S. are predicting water levels will surge to record highs in some parts of the Great Lakes over the next six months. Yesterday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report saying the lakes have been rising steadily for several years and are getting … Read more

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Ontario Has Opted Out Of Tomorrow’s Cell Phone Test Of The Emergency Notification System

The federal government will be testing Canada’s Alert Ready emergency notification system again tomorrow, but Ontario won’t be part of that test. The governments of both Ontario and Quebec have informed Public Safety Canada they won’t be participating in the test broadcast, which was set to be pushed out to cellphones.  They say they’re opting out of this test because … Read more

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Luke Perry Laid To Rest In One Of These Eco-Friendly Mushroom Burial Suits

Luke Perry was laid to rest in an environmental-friendly “mushroom burial suit,” fulfilling “one of his final wishes,” his 18-year-old daughter Sophie said in a Friday Instagram post.  “Any explanation i give will not do justice to the genius that is the mushroom burial suit, but it is essentially an eco friendly burial option via mushrooms,” … Read more

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Tyson Recalls Additional 11.7 Million Pounds Of Chicken Strips

Tyson Foods is massively expanding a previous recall for its brand of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips due to consumers finding pieces of metal in them.   The company issued a recall for 69,093 pounds of chicken strips on March 21, but it is now expanding that to 11,829,517 million pounds, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection … Read more

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Maximum Security Was Disqualified From The Kentucky Derby – President Trump Weighs In

After a tense review period that lasted more than 20 minutes, after the apparent winning connections had already been interviewed on live television, the three stewards at Churchill Downs on Saturday made the difficult decision to disqualify Maximum Security for interfering with other horses around the final turn and gave the Kentucky Derby victory to the 65-1 shot Country House. … Read more

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Hits $2 Billion At Box Office

Avengers: Endgame continues to smash box office records… As of this past weekend, the film has made over $2 billion! Endgame is now the fastest movie to hit that … Read more

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This Drink Comes With A Tampon – For Charity

A restaurant in Lakewood, OH, caused controversy online when they unveiled their new berry margarita that comes garnished with a tampon.  According to the bar’s Facebook post, one dollar from every purchase will be donated to a nearby women’s shelter.  Yuzu, an izakaya (casual Japanese pub) inspired bar, promoted the new drink on Facebook by posting “it’s that time Read more

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[Video] Woman Arrives Home To Find Alligator Ringing Her Doorbell

A woman who just recently moved to South Carolina was welcomed to the neighbourhood by an alligator ringing her doorbell.  Karen Alfano, who recently moved from New Jersey to Myrtle Beach, said she arrived home to see an alligator at her front door.  Alfano recorded video as the gator climbed onto its hind legs and appeared to ring the doorbell.  … Read more

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[Video] The Death Toll Has Reached 40 After A Plane Landed In Flames Yesterday

Multiple people are dead and many others are injured after a plane belonging to Russian national carrier “Aeroflot” landed while in flames at a Moscow airport yesterday. Video footage shows the regional jet landing with fire engulfing the rear section and passengers jumping from the burning aircraft. Russian media report the fire broke out after shortly after the flight carrying … Read more

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Justin Bieber Teaming Up With YouTube For Top-Secret Project

Justin Bieber is teaming up with YouTube for a new project that’s going to be released next year. It’s unknown what the project is exactly, but YouTube says it’s … Read more

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[Watch] Jimmy Kimmel Asks Tom Brady To Throw Football Through Matt Damon’s Window

The ongoing feud between Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon just got a whole lot funnier! In a new video, Jimmy asks Tom Brady to throw a football through a window. Soon after Tom does it, Matt Damon comes … Read more

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Kourtney Kardashian’s Poosh Releases First Branded Item: Drinkable Collagen

One month after launching her new lifestyle site Poosh, Kourtney Kardashian has unveiled her very first branded wellness product: a duo of drinkable collagen powders created in collaboration with Vital Proteins.  The Vital Proteins x Poosh Blueberry & Lemon Collagen Vibes powder ($44), according to the product page, “combines all the wellness benefits of collagen with major superfood ingredients Read more

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List Of New Scrabble Words Announced

Scrabble has announced new words that can officially be used in the game.  The list includes terms that have become common in the modern world.  Collins’ Official Scrabble Words list 2019 will be adopted by serious players, and provides a guide to what vocabulary is allowed in the game.  Drawn from the Anglosphere, the database of words used by Collins … Read more

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[Breaking] Teenager Shot And Killed At An After-Prom Party In York Region

A teenager has reportedly been shot and killed at an after-prom party in York Region. Not many details are known at the moment but police say … Read more

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Kelly Clarkson Has Appendix Removed Following Billboard Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson did an amazing job hosting the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday night. Who would’ve known she was struggling before and during the show?! Kelly has revealed that she was battling appendicitis while hosting the show, and once the show was over, she flew from Vegas to LA to have emergency surgery. In a tweet, Kelly said, “Not Read more

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Drinking Just One Energy Drink Is Enough To Cause Heart Problems

Drinking just one energy drink is enough to cause heart problems — with the effects kicking in after just 90 minutes, experts have warned.  Scientists from the University of Texas found that drinking Red Bull and Monster could cause your blood vessels to narrow, which increases the risk of blockages that cause heart attacks and strokes.  The findings echo past … Read more

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Police Looking For This Suspect After Bank Robbery In Orangeville Last Night

Police are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery at the RBC branch on Broadway Ave at C Line in Orangeville last night. It happened between 7:30-7:45pm. The suspect walked in and handed a note to the teller, who handed over an undisclosed amount of cash.  It is not clear if the suspect was armed or if he fled … Read more

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Police Arrest Suspect In Attempted Brampton Daycare Abduction

This is scary. Peel Police have made an arrest in an attempted child abduction at a Brampton daycare last month. Back on April 29th police say a man in a vehicle approached a daycare near Kennedy Rd and Bovaird Dr. He allegedly “followed a delivery driver through two controlled access points” and gained access to the facility. He … Read more

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Kentucky Derby 2019 Favourite Omaha Beach Scratched From Saturday’s Race

Favourite Omaha Beach has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby because of a breathing problem.  Kentucky Derby spokesman Darren Rogers tweeted the news yesterday evening.  The colt from Southern California was made the 4-1 early favourite for Saturday’s 145th Derby. Omaha Beach galloped yesterday morning without any problem and trainer Richard Mandella said everything was fine.  But that changed by … Read more

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Plane Passengers Horrified Over Man’s Seeping Leg Wound On Board Flight

Warning: The image below is disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. 

A male passenger was spotted casually watching the in-flight entertainment screen while sporting a bandage covering some kind of wound on his leg.  Not really a problem here – until you notice the wound is seeping and a yellowish substance is dripping down his leg, forming a puddle around his … Read more

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Yankee Candle Brings Back Much Loved Passionfruit Martini Scent In Time For Summer

Yankee Candle is bringing back a popular product – the Passionfruit Martini fragrance.  The fruity scent first launched in 2016 but was sadly … Read more

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The Getting Ontario Moving Again Bill Will Be Introduced Today – Higher Speed Limits Are Coming

Today Ontario’s Transportation Minister will introduce legislation that will give the province ownership of future subway expansion projects for the T.T.C. Jeff Yurek says the bill will mean transit can get built faster and the government can focus on a regional network. Some things the province is looking at are fare integration and improved connectivity between transit systems.

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Winners From Last Night’s Billboard Music Awards

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

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Nominees For Tonight’s Billboard Music Awards

Tonight the 2019 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  Kelly Clarkson will host the show. Here are the nominees: … Read more

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Oprah Is Coming To Toronto

The Oprah Winfrey Presents: Your Path Made Clear tour is coming to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on June 14.  Oprah will reflect on life moments that helped “direct her on her path,” promoter Live Nation said in the announcement. She’ll also be joined by a special guest who influenced her for a one-on-one conversation, who will be announced at … Read more

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Facebook Announces Big Changes Including All Of Your DM’s In One Place

Facebook has announced some major changes. At its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook debuted a redesigned app (FB5) that focuses on the ability to chat.  Chats will now be fully encrypted and you will be able to access your Facebook, What’sApp and Instagram chats all in the same place.  There was also an update on Facebook Dating which will soon … Read more

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Buy A Condo, Get A Year’s Worth Of Avocado Toast

A Vancouver developer is offering free avocado toast with every condo purchase.  It’s true. The Kira development features such amenities as a meditation room and a rooftop courtyard, but the one getting the most hype right now is the gift card to a local restaurant that comes with every condo purchase.  The amount on the card is enough to cover … Read more

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Multiple Weather Warnings In Effect – Flooding Expected To Get Worse

This rain is not good news for the flooded areas north of the city. In cottage country, local officials say this rain event could swell local waterways even more; the same ones that have been breaching their banks for the past week. Four communities in cottage country have declared states of emergency. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 45 mm will … Read more

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Pete Davidson Dropped $400 On McDonald’s Following Kate Beckinsale Split

Pete Davidson was in a generous mood over the weekend.  Traveling to Baltimore for his stand-up tour, newly single Davidson spent time with his guy friends and went to a screening of “Avengers: Endgame.”  But given the movie is more than three hours long, the “Saturday Night Live” star picked up McDonald’s to feed his friends, the sold-out audience and … Read more

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The Pedestrian Hit In Brampton Last Night Was Actually The Driver Of A Car That Was In The Crash

Two people are in hospital after a multi-vehicle crash in Brampton around 5:30pm last night. This one is wild too. It happened near Kennedy and Steeles. Police say two cars collided in a parking lot and one of the drivers stepped out of his car. The second driver then allegedly continued driving, hitting the first driver and crashing into a … Read more

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Muslim Model Halima Aden Makes History As The First Woman To Pose In A Burkini For SI’s Swimsuit Issue

Halima Aden has made history by becoming the first Muslim model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue wearing a hijab and a burkini.  The 21-year-old Somali-American was born in a refugee camp in Kenya, and she returned to her birth country for her first shoot with the magazine, which was photographed by Yu Tsai at Watamu Beach.  Sports … Read more

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Flood Update – It’s Expected To Get Worse In Cottage Country – Thousands Of Troops Assisting

Flooding in the eastern half of the country is a major issue right now. 2,000 soldiers are currently deployed to flood zones where water has risen to historic levels in eastern and central Ontario, in Quebec, and along the swollen Saint John River in southern New Brunswick. Quebec is reporting over 6,400 flooded homes, a further 3,500 surrounded by water, … Read more

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[Video] Taylor Swift Releases New Track ‘ME!’ Featuring Brendon Urie

She’s been teasing it for weeks, and it’s finally here… NEW music from Taylor Swift! The new song is called “ME!” and it features Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. Taylor tweeted, “ME! Out now! Made this song with @brendonurie and @iamjoellittle. Dave Meyers and I co-directed the video. And everyone knows you can’t spell awesome without DAVIDBRENDONJOEL. … Read more

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Meet The New KFC Chickendales Dancers – Just In Time For Mother’s Day

KFC is serving your mom up something sweet – and steamy – this Mother’s Day.  The Colonel has cooked up two gifts for moms all over the country to enjoy: decadent Cinnabon Dessert Biscuits and the KFC “Chickendales” dancers.  For those with mothers who have more of a sweet tooth, the limited-time-only dessert combines KFC’s popular flaky biscuit … Read more

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[Video] Alligator Fights A Snake During A PGA Tour Stop In Louisiana

Warning: The video below may be disturbing to some. Discretion is advised.

An alligator stole the show at a PGA Tour stop in Louisiana when it quickly won a battle with a snake and made a meal of the smaller reptile.  The PGA Tour tweeted a short video showing the gator devouring the snake during the Zurich Classic of New … Read more

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The Missing Boy From Yesterday’s Amber Alert Is Safe – No Charges Against The Mother So Far

The five-year-old boy at the centre of yesterday’s Amber Alert was found safe nearly 300 kilometres from where he and his mom were last seen. Peel Police say the child was last seen in Mississauga on Wednesday, and he was found at a KFC location in Tilbury, near Windsor, last evening. The Amber Alert was issued Thursday at approximately 5:00pm … Read more

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Scott Fox
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