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Friends Is Coming To The Big Screen For American Thanksgiving

“Friends” is heading to theaters for the American Thanksgiving.  Called “Friendsgiving,” this mini festival will screen eight classic Thanksgiving episodes of the hit TV show at 700 theaters Nov. 24 and 25. Tickets go on sale today.  Showings will last about 2 hours.  Perhaps this is what Jennifer Aniston meant when she teased that she was “working Read more

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McDonald’s Is bringing Back Retro Happy Meal Toys For One Week Only

McDonald’s is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Happy Meal by bringing back some of the most popular Happy Meal toys ever.  From November 7-11, a special limited-edition… Read more

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Instagram Is Trying To Shut Down The App That Lets You Monitor Other Users’ Activity

Instagram is banning an app that they say is being used to stalk users on its platform.  According to a report from CNET, Instagram has sent a cease and desist order to the developers of an app called “Like Patrol” which appeared on Apple’s App Store.  The app allowed those who downloaded it to scrape information from Instagram about … Read more

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Win $330 If You Can Eat This 13-Pound Burger In 9 Minutes Or Less

A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal – a 13-pound patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise.  Chris Steaks and Burgers is offering a 10,000 baht ($330) prize for anyone who can finish the mammoth snack in nine minutes – one baht for every calorie.  … Read more

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New Survey Finds The Majority Of Threesomes Are Now Initiated By Women

A new dating app has an interesting new survey out. According to 3Fun, the fastest-growing dating app for polyamorous couples, women are much more likely to propose a threesome than men. For the couples that have done it, 59% of the time it was a woman’s idea. Researchers cite the reason being that women are looking for a new … Read more

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Wind Warning Issued For Parts Of Ontario – 90 km/h Gusts tonight

Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for parts of the province and updated the special weather statement that southern Ontario remains under. They are now calling for even stronger winds than initially forecast. Here are the details: … Read more

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This Is Not Going To Be A Typical Halloween

It’s not going to be a typical Halloween due to the weather.  Lots of people are considering alternate options for indoor or “close to home” trick or treating tonight.  Environment Canada says heavy rains are expected throughout the day and may continue into the evening.  A special weather statement for the area also says there may be high winds. Several … Read more

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Special Weather Statement In Effect For Today Through Halloween Night

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for most of Southern Ontario, warning of high winds and heavy rains through Friday. This weather will affect Halloween trick or treaters. Here are the details: … Read more

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Man At Nudist Resort Seriously Injured In Golf Cart Crash

Over the weekend a man at a nudist resort was seriously injured after a golf cart crash. The man was (apparently) so committed to being nude that he was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The incident happened about 5:34pm. It’s not clear what factors contributed to the crash but the cart crashed into a … Read more

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Ford Government Introduces Strongest Penalties In Canada For Animal Abuse

Ontario Solicitor General Sylvia Jones says a proposed new Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act (P.A.W.S.) contains the strongest penalties in Canada. Jones says the legislation delivers on a commitment to develop a modern animal enforcement system to keep animals safe.

To read full details on the PAWS Act: CLICK HERE (You will be redirected)

She says that in … Read more

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Using These Two Emojis Together Could Now Violate Facebook And Instagram Community Standards

As the N.Y. Post puts it, “Social media is waging a sexually charged war on fruits and veggies”. Facebook and Instagram have quietly enacted some new community standards that ban people from using, “sexual emojis or emoji strings.”  In other words:  Don’t pair the eggplant emoji with the peach emoji anymore. Under the new terms — … Read more

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Government Wants To Loosen Restrictions On Food Banks And Soup Kitchens

The Ford Government is proposing to dial back (what it says) are some unnecessary regulations on food banks and other not-for-profit groups involved in food donation such as soup kitchens and after-school programs.

For more details on the proposal: CLICK HERE (You will be redirected)

The changes would allow organizations that serve low risk foods such as fresh fruit and … Read more

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Episode 109 – Complaints About Chick Fil A And Halloween Candy

Scott got complaints when he talked about Chick fil A and his Reese’s plan for Halloween. Plus, the big anti-vaccine rally today at Queen’s Park. … Read more

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Episode 108 – Halloween 2019 Changes Plus Missed Connections

In this episode Scott & Kat discuss a few new things you could encounter this Halloween, McDonald’s Monopoly is tricky and Missed Connections from October 28, 2019. … Read more

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Hamilton School Board Forming A Panel To Look At Bullying

The Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board says it will be forming a special panel to look at bullying. The move comes three weeks after the death of 14-year-old Devan Bracci-Selvey who was fatally stabbed outside his high school earlier this month. His mother has said Devan endured bullying for weeks before he died. Last night the board approved a motion to … Read more

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New Bill Would Allow Dogs In More Places And Airport Bars To Be Open 24-Hours

The Ontario government reopened the legislature yesterday by tabling a bill that would loosen many of the province’s rules around alcohol.  The new measures are outlined in a sweeping bill the Progressive Conservatives say will ease red tape in a number of areas.

It proposes to allow Ontario residents to drink around the clock in airport bars, take their dogs … Read more

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Elf On The Shelf Cereal Hits Stores Next Week

Walmart is celebrating the 2019 holiday season with a new Kellogg’s exclusive cereal: Elf on the Shelf Sugar Cookie Cereal. The holiday breakfast treat arrives on shelves in early November.  It already appears on their website. Elf on the Shelf Sugar Cookie Cereal features red and green magical star pieces, marshmallows, sugar cookie flavour and edible glitter.

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Orange Signs And Blue Pumpkins – New Things You Might Encounter This Halloween

The countdown to Halloween 2019 is on and there are a few newer things that you may encounter this year during trick or treat time. If you see someone come to your house with a BLUE Pumpkin candy container, that is telling you the trick or treater is Autistic. They may be non-verbal or easily intimidated so please don’t … Read more

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Gender Reveal Party on Saturday Leaves One Dead

A gender reveal announcement over the weekend resulted in an explosion that left a woman dead in Knoxville, Tennessee. A news release from the Sheriff’s Office says it happened Saturday at 4:03pm.  Police responded to a report that a 56-year-old woman had been severely injured in an explosion. When officials arrived at the scene, the woman was pronounced dead. An … Read more

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[Video] Trump Announces The Death Of The Leader Of ISIS

He was the most notorious terrorist on Earth. Donald Trump says the head of the Islamic State group is dead after a U.S. military raid in Syria. Trump spoke this morning at a White House news conference, saying the United States had “brought the world’s number one terrorist leader to justice.” Trump says that as U.S. forces bore … Read more

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Episode 107 – The Olaf Doll At Target And Missed Connections

You won’t believe what this guy did to a stuffed animal at Target. Plus Missed Connections from Friday October 25, 2019. … Read more

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The Legislature Resumes Sitting Today After A Five Month Break

The Ontario legislature resumes sitting today after a long break.  Premier Doug Ford’s government is promising to strike a new tone.  The Progressive Conservatives say they will dial down on partisan squabbles and regular standing ovations. Earlier this year, Speaker Ted Arnott wrote a memo to all parties, asking them to stop the self-congratulatory standing ovations and ease up on … Read more

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Miller Lite Will Give You A Free Beer If You Unfollow Them

This is a bold marketing strategy. Miller Lite says they will give you a free beer if you unfollow them on Facebook or Instagram. Why are they doing this?  They say they want people to spend more time with friends and less time staring at their phones.  And they’re also going to, quote, “take a break from posting” for a … Read more

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Episode 106 – Facials And Sending Sexts

Scott & Kat discuss the facial Scott got and why it’s weird to say that. Plus … stop sending nudes. It’s dangerous. … Read more

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Government Offers To Lower Class Sizes – Union Still Wants To Strike

The union representing Ontario’s high school teachers says the provincial government isn’t sharing all the facts about its latest offer in contract talks. Yesterday Education Minister Stephen Lecce said the government would partially backtrack on a plan to raise the average funded class size for high school students. He says the government will now lower the average to 25, a … Read more

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Halloween Events Happening This Weekend In Southern Ontario

Halloween is now less than a week away and with it falling on a Thursday this year, you can expect to see a few parties happening this weekend. If you’re heading out, please remember … plan ahead and don’t drink and drive. This weekend is also your last chance to visit the pumpkin patch before Halloween. Expect the local farms … Read more

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Elizabeth May Told Trudeau She Won’t Support Him Until He Commits To New Targets

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has drawn a line in the sand. She has warned Prime Minister Trudeau that her party will not support House of Commons confidence motions unless his government revises its climate change targets. They currently stand at 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. May says it’s critical that Canada assumes a leadership role to … Read more

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Episode 106 – Facials And Sending Sexts

Scott & Kat discuss the facial Scott got and why it’s … Read more

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Conor McGregor Is Returning To The UFC

Conor McGregor is coming back to the octagon. He has announced he will return to mixed martial arts for a UFC event on January 18, 2020 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. At a news conference in Moscow, McGregor said he knows who his opponent is but won’t name him, so “ask the UFC who the opponent is.Read more

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The Majority Of Uber Users Do Not Leave A Tip

A new analysis from the National Bureau of Economic Research has found the majority of us are not tipping our Uber drivers. After studying the data from 40 million Uber trips, they found that 60% did not leave a tip after their ride. Of those who did, the tip was an average of $3 and men were slightly more likely … Read more

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Episode 105 – The 2019 Federal Election

Scott & Kat discuss the results of the 2019 federal election. Plus, Missed Connections from Monday October 21st. Missed Connections includes trying to hook up at … Read more

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Episode 104 – Kids Activities, Red Wine And Missed Connections

In this edition, Kat is rocking sunglasses in studio now, Kat’s daughter is in gymnastics, Scott is looking to cut-costs when on dates and Missed … Read more

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Episode 103 – Why Is Shawarma So Messy?

Simple question: Why do they put so much garlic sauce on a shawarma? Also, the 401 west bound is a mess. And Superior Automotive in Etobicoke is a great place to get your… Read more

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Trudeau Says He Learned From Monday’s Election Results – Vows To Continue With The Pipeline

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke publicly yesterday for the first time since the election ended. He told the Ottawa news conference that Canadian voters clearly expect all party leaders to work together in the new Liberal minority Parliament and to figure out a way forward that isn’t as divisive and challenging as the 40-day election campaign was. He says he … Read more

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This Haunted House Pays You $20,000 If You Finish It – Nobody Has Ever Done It

The world’s scariest haunted house has been identified and apparently it’s terrifying. It uses hypnosis to mess with your head.  But get this: if you make it through the house you get a $20,000 prize.  The attraction is located in Summertown, Tennessee. It’s called McKamey Manor. If you’re interested in trying you need to sign a 40-page waiver, complete a … Read more

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A Full Scale Emergency Drill Is Taking Place Tomorrow Near Conestoga College

Heads up: The Cities of Cambridge and Kitchener and the Region of Waterloo have announced they are conducting a joint emergency management exercise tomorrow morning.  They say this is a full-scale exercise involving about 300 people to test emergency management procedures in case they ever have to respond to a large scale incident. For this training scenario there will be … Read more

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Introducing The New Ghost Whopper At Burger King

Burger King is continuing their annual tradition of releasing a new themed product leading up to Halloween. This year they have introduced the “Ghost Whopper” which is served on a white… Read more

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Should Nurses Be Able To Prescribe Medications In Ontario?

The Ontario government is seeking public feedback on a proposal to allow nurses to prescribe some medications. The Ontario College of Nurses is promoting the idea, saying it could give patients quicker and easier access to drugs and free up doctors to concentrate on more complex matters. The college is suggesting nurses be allowed to prescribe medications including smoking cessation … Read more

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The Liberals Win A Minority Government Despite Big Gains By The Conservatives And Bloc

It’s a minority government for the Liberals. Justin Trudeau managed to win re-election last night, but with way less seats in the House of Commons than he had. The Liberals won 156 seats. That is 13 ridings short of the 170 needed for a majority and 20 fewer than they held at dissolution. The Conservatives won 121 seats, up from … Read more

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It’s Election Day – Here’s What You Need To Know

It’s Election Day in Canada. All 338 ridings across the country will all elect a member of parliament to represent them in Ottawa. Polling stations will be open for 12-hours. They are open from 9:30am until 9:30pm (in Ontario) and results will start to come in shortly after that. Election Day  actually starts on the East Coast at 8:30am local … Read more

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