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WOW Air Stopped Operating Overnight – Passengers Told To Find Flights With Other Airlines

Iceland based budget airline WOW Air says it has ceased operations, stranding passengers across two continents. Passengers are being advised to check flights with other airlines today. The airline, founded by entrepreneur Skuli Mogensen, began operations in 2012 and expanded quickly. It specialized in ultra-cheap flights between North America and Europe, with flights from 27 airports including Toronto, Montreal, Washington … Read more

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Understanding The Changes To Autism Funding In Ontario

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If you’re like me, you have likely heard a lot in the news about proposed changes to Autism funding in Ontario.  It occurred to me recently that even though I have been hearing about autism funding in Ontario for years, I don’t fully understand what all the protesting is about.  This morning, I tried to be … Read more

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Halsey Confirms New Album Coming This Year

Hoping for a new album from Halsey? It’s coming! She confirmed on Twitter that her new album will be out sometime this year.  In a series of tweets, Halsey said she knows fans are “anxious for new music and new memories”, adding that she is thankful for their patience; she just wants her new album to be “perfect.” Totally understandable! … Read more

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Legal Experts Demanding To Know Who Leaked Supreme Court Conversations To The Media

Legal experts and politicians are extremely critical of whoever leaked confidential information about the process of choosing a Supreme Court Chief Justice to The Canadian Press and CTV News. The leak alleged a dispute in 2017 between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and ex-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould over the top court appointment, and suggested the two had been in conflict long … Read more

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Adam Sandler Coming To Budweiser Stage On June 7th

Adam Sandler has announced a new, North American comedy tour that will take place over the summer.  Sandler’s 100% Fresher tour is set to kick off on May 31 at the Treasure Island Amphitheatre in Minneapolis before wrapping up June 30 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in St. Augustine, Fla.  He will also be performing in cities such as Kansas … Read more

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In April We Get Two New Types Of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups And New M&M’s

In April, two candy giants are introducing new varieties. Reese’s has announced two new limited peanut butter cups will be available in mid-April, pitting peanut butter fans against chocolate lovers.  “For years, we’ve heard people debate their favorite part of a Reese’s Cup.  Is it the chocolate or is it the peanut butter?” said Natalie Perera with the … Read more

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This Toronto Billboard Is Receiving Praise Worldwide

This billboard is encouraging women to scream their own name and fans can’t get enough of the empowering sex toy ad.  To promote PinkCherry’s new “Womanizer” vibrator, Wow Tech Group enlisted Canadian ad agency ‘The Garden’ to design the ad which produced brilliant results.  “Scream your own name,” reads the baby pink billboard, which … Read more

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The OSPCA Will Continue Enforcing Animal Cruelty Laws Until June – New Legislation Coming In The Fall

The Ontario government has asked the O.S.P.C.A. to delay its plan to stop enforcing animal cruelty laws until the end of the year. In a letter to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Minister of Community Safety, Sylvia Jones, said the government will introduce new animal welfare legislation in the fall. Earlier this month the O.S.P.C.A. … Read more

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Missing Chinese Student Found Safe In Gravenhurst

The Chinese student that was abducted in Markham on Sunday has been found safe and in good health. York Regional Police Constable Andy Pattenden told a late-night news conference that 22-year-old student Wanzhen Lu showed up at a home in Gravenhurst, 180 kilometres north of Toronto at about 9:00 last night and asked the homeowner for help.  Pattenden did not … Read more

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Pilot Isn’t Sure Why He Flew To The Wrong Country

A British Airways flight from London to Germany went to Scotland instead, a mistake that no one realized until the plane was on the ground. Passengers were shocked, as was the crew. “The pilot said he had no idea how it had happened,” a passenger tells the BBC.  He evidently followed the flight plan he was given. The … Read more

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Michael Corleone’s House From The Godfather Is For Sale

In Staten Island’s affluent ‘Todt Hill’ neighborhood stands a stately Tudor that looks like something out of a movie. And just steps from the front gate, small-time crook Carlo Rizzi was whacked by a member of the Corleone crime family.  The 120 Longfellow Ave. residence, which served as the home of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) in the 1972 film … Read more

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Reservoir Dogs Actor Arrested For DUI After Collision

Actor Michael Madsen was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing his SUV into a pole.  The actor was taken into custody on Sunday evening by officers responding to reports of a single vehicle collision in Malibu, according to TMZ.  Officers noted a smell of alcohol, and after Madsen failed a field sobriety test, his blood alcohol level was … Read more

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Conor McGregor Announces He Is Retiring

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor claims he’s retiring from MMA.  Out of nowhere early yesterday morning, McGregor posted a message on his Twitter account announcing that he’s done with “the sport formally known as mixed martial art” and wished his fellow fighters good luck in their future endeavors.  He wrote: “Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to Read more

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New Male Oral Contraceptive Has Been Deemed Safe By Researchers

A new form of male birth control has been deemed safe by researchers testing the new drug on a group of men.  The pill (11-beta-MNTDC) is the second promising oral contraceptive in the works for men, and both are following in the steps of a birth control gel that is currently in clinical trials.  It’s a major milestone, but it … Read more

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Apple Launches A Streaming Service, A Credit Card And A News Service

Apple has finally unveiled its streaming video service. Dubbed Apple TV+, the service combines some aspects of existing players in the space like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.  Highlighting Apple TV+ is Apple’s own original programming.  The company reportedly spent $1 billion developing TV shows and films to include on the service. Upon announcing the streaming service, Apple showed … Read more

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The CRA Online Tax Filing System Is Back Up And Running

Once again you can file your taxes online after a glitch in the hardware systems shut down the C.R.A. online tax services all day yesterday. The Canada Revenue Agency has issued a blanket apology via Twitter. Canada’s online tax filing service is used heavily at this time of year, with April 30th being the deadline to pay taxes owing.… Read more

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Porter Will Be Doing Regular Flights To Cottage Country Starting June 27th

Porter Airlines has announced they will be flying to Muskoka Airport with the introduction of 2019 summer service. 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 … Read more

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[Video] First Trailer For ‘Dora The Explorer’ Movie

The trailer for the Dora the Explorer movie has arrived! The film is titled Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and its synopsis is as follows: “Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly … Read more

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[Video] Charlotte Makes An Insane Half Court Shot At The Buzzer To Beat The Raptors

A highlight-reel play by Jeremy Lamb lifted the Charlotte Hornets to a 115-114 win over the Toronto Raptors last night. Lamb hit a … Read more

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Brady, Belichick And Kraft React To The Retirement Of Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement from the NFL via an Instagram post yesterday.  After nine seasons with the New England Patriots, he is putting an end to a career in which he transcended the tight end position and was one of the league’s most colourful personalities. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shared his reaction in an Instagram post.  Gronkowski called Patriots … Read more

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The Cast Of Clueless Reunites For Film’s 24th Anniversary

Some cast members of Clueless reunited at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo on Saturday. Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Donald Faison and Breckin Meyer were in attendance. Check out some photos below:… Read more

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Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey Awarded Best Flavoured At The Wine And Spirits Competition

Most people have tried peanut butter and jelly. But, what about peanut butter and whiskey? This unlikely match was made a reality by husband-and-wife duo Steven Yeng and Brittany Merrill Yeng, who run OB Noodle House and Bar 1502 in San Diego, California.  After serving locals many, many peanut butter-flavoured whiskey shots, they bottled the recipe and called it SkrewballRead more

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Summary Of Muller Report Concludes There Was No Collision Between Trump And The Russians

Donald Trump claims the summary of the findings of the special counsel investigation represent a “complete and total exoneration.” Trump spoke to reporters before boarding Air Force One in Palm Beach yesterday, saying the investigation never should have been launched in the first place. That report, by former FBI Director Robert Muller, did not find any evidence that … Read more

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[New Pictures] Police Looking For This Vehicle After Armed Kidnapping In Markham

York Region Police are looking for four suspects after a violent kidnapping on Saturday. Police say a Chinese national, studying in Canada, was shocked several times by a man with a stun gun in an underground parking garage in Markham. 22-year-old Wanzhen Lu had been with a friend when he was ambushed by a group of men who then dragged … Read more

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1 In 5 Office Coffee Mugs Contain Fecal Matter

According to a new study, there might be even more to worry about when it comes to your morning coffee at your desk.  According to research by TotalJobs, one in five office mugs contains fecal matter because 25 percent of people don’t wash their hands after going to the bathroom while at work.  The recruitment company enlisted the help … Read more

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The Ontario Government Announced Major Changes To Hydro And Autism Funding Yesterday

Yesterday was a busy one for the government at Queen’s Park. First, the Social Services Minister announced that she has heard parents’ concerns about the autism program and will hold more consultations with parents ahead of a new autism program kicking in next month.  Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod will be getting further input from them, and has opened the … Read more

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[Photos] Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez Star In New Quay Australia Campaign

Newly engaged couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have teamed up for their first major campaign together, and as you’d expect, they look amazing! The campaign is for sunglasses brand Quay Australia. In an Instagram post, JLo said, “You guys know that I’m ONLY about things that I really love, and if you know me you know that Read more
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It Was Not An Active Shooter Incident At Brock University Last Night

Niagara Police say Twitter reports last night of an active shooter on the campus at Brock University were not true. Three people were injured in an incident though. They were called to the campus around 8:00pm and found two people suffering from stab wounds and a third that may have been wounded with a pellet gun. All three were taken … Read more

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[Video] Pink Releases ‘Walk Me Home’ Video

Pink has released the music video for her latest single “Walk Me Home“, which was directed by The Greatest Showman‘s Michael Gracey – very cool! The song is from her new album Hurts 2B Human which is set for release on April 26. Check out the amazing video:

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Integrity Commissioner Concludes Premier Ford Did Not Interfere In Selecting The OPP Commissioner

Premier Doug Ford says a report by the province’s Integrity Commissioner represents a complete vindication of his government. In a report issued yesterday, Integrity Commissioner J. David Wake said Ford did stay at arm’s length from the selection process that resulted in Ron Taverner being appointed head of the Ontario Provincial Police last fall. Taverner, a Toronto Police Superintendent … Read more

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The 2019 Ranking Of Pesticides in Produce

The Environmental Working Group has released their annual “Dirty Dozen List” of produce harboring the most pesticide residues.  According to testing by the USDA and the FDA, on which the EWG bases its findings, over 92% of kale samples grown the usual ways have two or more pesticide residues, with some up to 18. Kale, like spinach, grows … Read more

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Flat Earthers Are Planning A Bizarre Antarctica Trip To Prove Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy theorists are heading to the “end of the world” in a bizarre bid to prove the Earth isn’t a sphere.  The “Flat Earthers” plan is to sail to Antarctica to find the frozen barrier they believe marks the edge of our planet.  The supposed “ice wall” is said to be a couple thousand … Read more

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[Video] Keanu Reeves And Alex Winter Announce Bill & Ted 3 Is Happening

Here’s some excellent news… Bill & Ted 3 IS officially happening! In a video for fans, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter announced the news; see it below. The last Bill & Ted movie was released 28 years ago!! Production on the new film, Bill & Ted: Face The Music, begins this summer in New Orleans. It currently has a … Read more

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New Photo: Tom Hanks As Mister Rogers In A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood

A new photo of Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood has been released. Seriously, is there … Read more

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TTC Bus Crashes Into Scarborough Home

Photo Credit: Tony Smyth via Twitter

This is wild. Early this morning a TTC bus crashed into a home in Scarborough. Crews responded to the crash on Oasis Blvd, near (Morningside and McNicoll area) just after 1:30am. Reports say the bus veered off the road, across the lawn and crashed into the front of the home. Police say there were … Read more

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The Conservatives Kept The Liberals Up All Night By Introducing 250 Voting Motions At Closing Time

In Ottawa, a marathon voting session is continuing as opposition parties protest the Trudeau government’s efforts to shut down any further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair. The stage for the all-nighter was set when the Liberal majority shot down a Conservative motion calling on the Prime Minister to let former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould testify more fully about her allegations … Read more

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Disney Guests Can Now Learn To Swim Like A Mermaid At Select Resorts

Disney fans can finally become part of Ariel’s world.  Guests staying at select Disney World hotels have a chance to “swim like a mermaid” this year.  Participants enrolled in the Mermaid School will be fitted with a “tail” and be taught how to splash around like the mythical sea creatures.  The “Under the Sea”-inspired classes will … Read more

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The Last Supermoon Of 2019 Happens Today – The Same Day As The Spring Equinox

March’s full moon arrives today, the same day as the spring equinox.  The last time that happened was in 1981.  This is called a supermoon because it will be at its closest approach to Earth on its elliptical monthly orbit.  The moon will be best viewed at moonrise today or moonset tomorrow, though it won’t be as close as it … Read more

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For The First Time Ever More People Have A Streaming Service Than Cable

New numbers out of the U.S. say for the first time ever, more American households now subscribe to digital streaming services than pay for traditional cable television.  69 percent subscribe to at least one video streaming service.  That is slightly more than the 65 percent who pay for cable TV, according to the 13th annual Deloitte survey .  The average … Read more

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Girl Found Safe But 911 Operators Received More Complaints About The Amber Alert

The five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Markham yesterday has been found safe.  The Amber Alert was sent out around 5:00pm after the girl was allegedly abducted from her school by her father. As a direct result of the alert, police received a tip and the father and daughter were located in the area of … Read more

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