It’s the Canada Day long weekend. Monday we will celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday. There will be fireworks and lots of closures. For a full list of closures and fireworks locations, scan down.
This weekend is the unofficial kick-off to cottage season. Expect the cottage bound routes to be busy throughout the weekend and for the return trip on Monday … Read more
Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the recent popularity of fake meat options (like Beyond and Impossible) the home of “the meats” has rolled out its own version of faux-food: Megetables. The chain’s first Megetable, known as the … Read more
An asteroid that’s three times the length of a football field is expected to whiz by Earth today. The asteroid, known as 2008 KV2, is expected to zip by at a distance of about 4.2 million miles. To put that distance from Earth into perspective, the moon is about 238,900 miles away from us, and the asteroid will be more … Read more
The owner of a 2019 McLaren 600 LT supercar didn’t get much of a chance to drive it. Police in West Vancouver say they impounded the vehicle for speeding 10 minutes after it left the dealership. Authorities say officers clocked the supercar going approximately 161 kilometres per hour in a 90 kilometre per hour zone. The $240,000 dollar supercar was … Read more
McDonald’s is heating up its menu this fall. According to a report from Business Insider, McDonald’s will be adding two spicy new items in mid-September: The Spicy BBQ Sandwich and Spicy BBQ Glazed Tenders . Business Insider reported that the new options will be hotter variations of the chain’s buttermilk crispy chicken sandwich and crispy tenders, referring to leaked … Read more
A new software problem has been found in the Boeing 737 Max jet series, which has been grounded since March after two deadly crashes in less than six months. Boeing announced yesterday that the F.A.A. has identified an additional requirement for software changes, and the company is working to address those changes.
Sources say government test pilots trying out Boeing’s … Read more
Ontario’s medical regulator is looking to revoke the licence of a doctor who showed naked photos of himself to 11 patients and three staffers. The discipline committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario found Dr. Nigel Mark Phipps committed professional misconduct when he displayed the nude pictures of himself to patients. He also made remarks of a … Read more
Since launching in Canada in 2010, over $400 million has been raised on GoFundMe to support Canadian causes, with approximately 1 in 12 Canadians giving on the platform. In the spirit of Canada Day, GoFundMe is highlighting some of Canadians’ favourite GoFundMe campaigns since last July 1.
Since last Canada Day, here are the top moments highlighting Toronto’s spirit of … Read more
Tiger Woods has earned more money than any golfer ever. Business Insider broke down exactly how Woods accumulated his estimated $… Read more
Once again, Chick-fil-A has been named America’s favourite restaurant, based on customer satisfaction. For the fourth year in a row, Chick-fil-A topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index for limited-service restaurant chains. The index is based on results from nearly 23,000 consumers. Chick-fil-A scored an 86 on the ASCI’s 100-point scale, which is down one point from last year, Forbes reports… Read more
Amazon’s “Black Friday in July” event is back for another year and Prime Day 2019 will be bigger than ever. Prime Day 2019 will offer Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals over two whole days, so you will have an extra 12 hours to shop compared to last year’s event. Amazon revealed that Prime Day 2019 will begin … Read more
The biggest movie of the year is back in theatres this weekend. Marvel says the re-release of “Avengers: Endgame” will include a video introduction by directors Joe and Anthony Russo, an unfinished deleted scene, and a special sneak peek of the upcoming “Spiderman Far From Home.” The special edition will run three-hours, eight-minutes and include a tribute to the late … Read more
Porter Airlines will be flying to the Muskoka Airport for “summer service” starting tomorrow. Flights will have an air time of approximately 20 minutes, operating twice weekly on Thursdays and Mondays between Billy Bishop Airport and Muskoka Airport, from June 27 to September 3. Connecting flights are available via Toronto for numerous Porter destinations in the U.S. and Canada. “… Read more
Drake officially has more top 10 singles than The Beatles. Yesterday, Billboard confirmed that Drake’s latest Rick Ross-assisted single, “Money in the Grave” debuted at number seven on the Hot 100 chart, making it his 35th top ten record. The song is Drizzy’s 23rd top ten as a lead artist, to go along with the 12 top tens … Read more
When Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello released their new duet “Señorita,” they didn’t just break the internet…they broke a Spotify record. Upon its release on Friday, the song became the biggest single-day debut of a male/female duet in Spotify history. In addition, the video scored 50 million YouTube streams in its first 48 hours, and the song and video topped … Read more
An Ontario fertility doctor, previously disciplined for artificially inseminating several women with the wrong sperm, is set to appear before Ontario’s medical regulator today because he is now facing additional allegations, including that he deliberately used his own sperm in certain procedures.
Dr. Bernard Norman Barwin admitted to committing professional misconduct when he appeared before the College of Physicians and … Read more
U.S. Federal regulators have approved a medication to boost low sex drive for women. It comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The developer for the women’s drug, Amag Pharmaceuticals, declined to release pricing information. The drug, bremelanotide, will be marketed under the name Vyleesi, the FDA said in a statement. It will be used … Read more
Pride Toronto is apologizing for displaying a land acknowledgment at the annual LGBTQ festival that did not mention any Indigenous communities. The sign encouraged people to connect with the land that they were on, but didn’t mention that that land is the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. The only reference the acknowledgment made to Indigenous … Read more
Rogers Media is cutting an unspecified number of off-air jobs across its Sportsnet organization. Earlier they let go star broadcaster Bob McCown after 30 years as host of the afternoon program “Prime Time Sports.” A Sportsnet representative says the company isn’t saying publicly how many off-air people are affected by the broader changes or what types of work … Read more
A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital yesterday after being hit in the head by a foul ball during the first inning of the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies. The young woman, who has not been named, was sitting four rows from the field along the first base line, just beyond protective … Read more
Corona may have just made the traditional six-pack a thing of the past. In an effort to move away from plastic six-pack rings, Corona is testing out a new type of beer can. The new cans have threading at the top and bottom that allow them to be connected and stacked on top of each other, creating a long staff … Read more
After more than six months in space, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is heading back to Earth today. Saint-Jacques, along with an American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are expected to land just before 11pm onboard a Soyuz capsule. Saint-Jacques first trip to space included milestones such as a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk in April and operating Canadarm2 to perform a “… Read more
Tiffani Adams was on her way home to Toronto after visiting a friend in Quebec when “one of the best weekends I’ve ever had” turned into a nightmare. She woke up in a cold, dark Air Canada jet a few hours after it landed at Pearson Airport to discover she was left sleeping on the plane. “I … Read more
Shawn Mendes’ new collab with Camila Cabello is here! The song is called “Senorita”, and this marks the 2nd time the two have teamed up on a song (their first collab was “I Know What You Did Last Summer” in 2015). Check out the video for “Senorita” below … it’s HOT HOT HOT!
Photo Credit: Shawn Mendes via … Read more
Ivan Suarez, owner of restaurant Llagar de Colloto in Spain, set the Guinness World Record for most expensive cheese sold at auction when he bought 5.78 pounds of artisan blue cheese for $16,142.41. The high price is due to the item being Cabrales cheese, one of the strongest, most recognized blue cheeses in the world. The purchased cheese hails from … Read more
Police in Guelph are going a little greener. They’ve committed to moving to hybrid vehicles for all marked police cruisers. The police service says the transition will begin in the fall and will take three to four years. The service says the move is expected to reduce fuel consumption, reduce CO2 emissions and extend the life of police vehicles.
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York Region Police took a big step forward yesterday when they charged alleged drug dealers in the overdose deaths of their clients. Y.R.P, say a 33-year-old man died in February after using drugs laced with fentanyl. In the months following the man’s death, police say they tracked down the dealer who had sold him the drugs and charged him with … Read more
Anderson Whitehead is the little boy who lost his mother to cancer and then got to meet Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price after a Habs morning skate earlier this season. Because of that, Anderson was invited on stage last night at the NHL Awards for a special video message from Price. But the star goaltender abruptly cut the video short … Read more
A drunk driver who killed two people and left two others badly hurt has had his prison sentence reduced to seven years from 10. That’s in spite of the fact that Ontario’s top court rejected the man’s argument that he deserved more leniency due to his Indigenous status.
In a split decision yesterday, the Ontario Court of Appeal said the … Read more
Environmental advocates are calling for measures to mitigate the effects of road salt seeping into Ontario’s waterways. That’s after World Wildlife Fund Canada found some bodies of fresh water were as salty as the ocean. It says road salt levels in many rural and urban southern Ontario waterways are increasing dangerously. Salt’s chloride component is toxic to freshwater species and … Read more
Today Ontario Provincial Police will announce the details of a years-long investigation into an Ontario-based supplier of child pornography. Police allege a company distributed millions of child pornography images and videos to thousands of paying customers around the world. Officers say they’ve made numerous arrests in the case with “unprecedented” criminal charges. They liken the target of their … Read more
Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse says a meeting is in the works with the Prime Minister in Ottawa. Nurse told a Toronto sports radio station yesterday that he hasn’t heard from the U.S. White House about a congratulatory meeting, but the team has been in contact with Ottawa. It was not clear exactly who would attend the meeting or … Read more
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are teaming (again!) for a new song. They both teased the collab on Instagram, sharing (what appears to be) clips from the forthcoming music video. Not much else is known about the song; here’s hoping they’ll share some info soon! This new song is the 2nd time Shawn and Camila have worked together; their first … Read more
Ed Sheeran went through his contacts list and recruited all the people for his new album, No. 6 Collaborations Project. On Instagram, Ed has shared the track listing for the upcoming project, due July 12, and it features stars from the worlds of pop, country, R&B and rap. Among the bigger names Ed worked with: Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, country … Read more
Jerry Seinfeld is hitting the road and different coffee shops again in his new season of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Seinfeld’s Netflix series returns on Friday, July 19 and features another stellar lineup of guests. New to the passenger seat – and sometimes taking over the driver’s seat – are Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Matthew Broderick, Jamie … Read more
Just one day after the Liberals passed a motion in the House of Commons declaring climate change a national emergency that would require more cuts to emissions than have already been promised, Prime Minister Trudeau has given approval to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The Prime Minister was in a tough spot on this one. Oil is a major export … Read more
A lawyer for a deputy involved in an altercation with Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri says his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave after allegedly being hit in the jaw when the two men scuffled as Ujiri tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship. Attorney David Mastagni says the 20-year-veteran of … Read more
The City of Toronto and their partners will review planning for the Raptors’ victory parade that drew unprecedented crowds to the downtown core — and was the scene of a shooting. Many have been critical of the planning for a parade that ran hours late. The parade buses were held up by streets clogged with people.
Toronto Police Chief Mark … Read more
The MTV Movie and TV Awards were handed out last night, and the big winners included Avengers: Endgame and Game Of Thrones. The Rock received the Generation Award, while Jada Pinkett Smith received the Trailblazer Award. You can see their acceptance speeches below, along with a full list of winners…
BEST MOVIE – Avengers: Endgame
BEST SHOW – Game of … Read more
A new survey of 2,000 adults has crowned the 2019 favourite vegetable – and the new king of veggies is … Read more