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American Airlines Passenger Pops Blister – Splashes Seatmates With Blood

Passengers on an American Airlines flight on Wednesday were likely left cringing after a woman’s foot blister popped during the flight, in a medical mishap that reportedly splashed blood onto two people, a book, the plane cabin’s walls and a window.  On Sept. 18, South Florida talk show host Andy Slater took to Twitter to share the disturbing incident which … Read more

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Appeals Court Rules Ford Had The Right To Reduce The Size Of Toronto City Council

It’s likely the legal battle over a provincial law that slashed Toronto’s city council nearly in half will be taken to Canada’s highest court. Yesterday the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled 3-2 that the government of Premier Doug Ford had the right to pass legislation partway through last year’s municipal election that cut the number of council seats to 25 … Read more

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The New iOS 13 Is Here – Check Out The New Features

For iPhone and iPad users … Apple’s highly-anticipated iOS 13 has launched.  iOS 13 will be available for the iPhone 6S and all later handsets, and is packed with an array of changes – such as picture editing, menstrual tracking and improved privacy features.  You can begin the update in your settings.

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[Video] Trudeau Apologizes Again But Can’t Remember If There Were Other Blackface Incidents

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking Canadians to see him for the man he is today, not the one who performed racist acts that he says were a product of a “massive blind spot” created by his privileged upbringing. Trudeau spoke yesterday after those now famous pictures and a video of him were published, showing him in … Read more

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Sandy Hook Promise Releases Powerful New Back To School PSA About School Shootings

Warning: ** The PSA video below contains graphic content related to school shootings that may be upsetting to some viewers. If you feel that this subject matter may be too difficult for you, you should choose not to watch this video. **

A chilling new PSA (posted below) by Sandy Hook Promise that debuted on “Today” yesterday depicts students showing … Read more

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Jody Wilson-Raybould Wants To Make Politics Less Political – Brought Out Elizabeth May At Her Rally

Former Liberal cabinet minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has vowed to pursue truth and change through non-partisan co-operation in her run for re-election.  That was her message to supporters at a campaign rally in Vancouver on Wednesday night, which was backed by a guest appearance by Green Leader Elizabeth May. She told the crowd that addressing issues that affect all Canadians, such … Read more

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Plenty Of Fish Is Banning Photos That Are Too Heavily Filtered

The dating app “Plenty of Fish” is taking a stand against people using filtered photos in an attempt to promote authenticity and crackdown on catfishing.  Images deemed to be too heavily filtered will now be removed by the matchmaking site as part of its new vetting scheme.  The move comes after a user survey into the pressures of online dating … Read more

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Over 1000 Oshawa GM Employees Temporarily Laid Off Due To The Strike In The U.S.

About 1,200 General Motors employees in Oshawa have been temporarily laid off because of a strike in the U.S. The employees, who work on the Oshawa truck line, will still receive full wages while the strike by more than 49,000 G.M. workers in the U.S. continues. Unifor president Jerry Dias says he expects the second line at the Oshawa plant … Read more

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[Video] Justin Trudeau Responds To Time Magazine Story About Him Wearing Brownface At A Party

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admits it was “racist”, “it was a dumb thing to do” and he “should have known better.”  The Prime Minister gave an impromptu news conference on his plane last night. This after Time magazine published a yearbook photo of Trudeau wearing dark brown makeup on his face, neck and hands, … Read more

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Check Out The Kentucky Fried Chicken And Donut Sandwich

KFC has introduced a new chicken sandwich. But instead of a bun KFC decided to take things in a different direction.  The Kentucky Fried Chicken & Donut Sandwich is exactly what it sounds like: a crispy chicken filet placed between two glazed donuts. Less adventurous guests can still combine chicken and doughnuts together with the Kentucky Fried Chicken & Donut … Read more

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Pizza Hut Introduces Cheez-It Pizza Pockets

 

Ever wonder what you’d get if a Cheez-It cracker mated with a Hot Pocket?  The answer is Pizza Hut’s new Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza. It’s the latest high-octane snack hybrid that nobody ever asked for but will probably taste good enough at a certain hour of the night.  The new menu item includes four jumbo squares of Cheez-It sharp cheddar … Read more

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Three Incidents Involving Guns In Toronto Last Night – Two Men Shot Near Janes And Finch

Two men have been taken to hospital after being shot near Jane and Finch last night. It happened around 8:30pm.  Witnesses say they heard at least 10 gunshots. One victim was taken to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries and the second victim suffered serious injuries. One victim is in his 40s and the second is in his 30s.  Police … Read more

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It’s National Cheeseburger Day – McDonald’s Is Offering Free Cheeseburgers All Week

Today is September 18. This is the day we celebrate “National Cheeseburger Day.”  Multiple restaurants are offering deals on cheeseburgers to celebrate this unofficial holiday.  At McDonald’s they are recognizing this day by kicking off a week of free cheeseburgers. When you use the McDonald’s app, you can get a cheeseburger for free with a minimum $1 pre-tax … Read more

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Google Warns Users Of A Popular Password Manager That A Dangerous Bug May Have Exposed Their Credentials

A flaw in the free password manager Lastpass could have exposed the credentials of the service’s more than 16 million users.  In a tweet from Security researchers at Google’s Project Zero team, the analysts describe how, by embedding a website with malicious code, a hacker could trick Lastpass into divulging the password of previously visited websites.  Though the bug, originally … Read more

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Gas Prices Set To Shoot Way Up At Midnight

It looks like gas prices are set to spike in the G.T.A. as early as tomorrow thanks (in part) to an attack on a Saudi oil refinery over the weekend. Some outlets are reporting prices could shoot up 8 cents a litre in one day. However “Gas Price Wizard” Dan McTague is reporting the increase will likely be … Read more

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Two More Shootings In The GTA Last Night

There were a couple more shootings in the GTA last night. A man in his 70s was shot to death in a plaza at Dufferin and Glencarin Ave just before 7pm. The suspect vehicle was last seen going northbound on Dufferin and is described as a white SUV. Officers could not confirm whether the shooting was targeted. (story continued below) … Read more

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Trudeau Promises To Take Questions From Reporters Today After Avoiding Them All Weekend

It’s day Six of the federal election campaign and things are heating up. Today Green Leader Elizabeth May will unveil her party’s full platform here in Toronto.  Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is blitzing southwestern Ontario with stops in Kitchener, London and Windsor, and promises his first question-and-answer session with reporters since Friday. The media was not pleased with him this … Read more

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Gas Prices Could Skyrocket After An Attack On A Saudi Oil Facility – America Blames Iran

Heads up here everybody. The price of gas is set to skyrocket and tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf region after a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia’s energy infrastructure.  The U.S. says Iran was responsible for the bombing. Iran called that assertion “maximum lies.” The attack cut in half Saudi Arabia’s oil production and sent crude … Read more

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One Dead And Multiple People Injured After Shooting In Mississauga On Saturday

It was an act of shocking and brazen violence in Mississauga this weekend. A 17-year old boy is dead and 5 others are injured after what police call a “targeted shooting”. Over 100 shots were fired by semi-automatic weapons in the shooting which took place on Darcel Ave near Morning Star Dr around 6:30pm on Saturday night.  The 17-year-old was … Read more

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[Video] Trudeau A No-Show At The First Federal Leaders Debate

Last night was the first Federal leaders debate and Prime Minister Trudeau took a lot of heat for not showing up. The organizers left a podium open for him and regularly flashed to the empty spot during the broadcast.  New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh said he’s disappointed Trudeau has decided to skip the event, as Canadians expect him to show … Read more

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Walmart Is Now Offering An Unlimited Grocery-Delivery Subscription Service

Walmart is rolling out an unlimited grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh food business.  The service will charge an annual membership fee of $98 for subscribers to access unlimited same-day delivery, which will be offered in 1,400 stores in 200 markets. By year-end, it will extend to a total … Read more

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The Bianca Andreescu Rally Takes Place This Sunday

The City of Mississauga has announced details for the “She The North rally” for U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu. The rally for the 19-year old Mississauga native will take place this Sunday (September 15, 2019) at Celebration Square (300 City Centre Dr). Andreescu will be given a key to the city and unveil an “Andreescu Way” … Read more

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Today Is Friday The 13th And There Is A Full Moon

If you’re superstitious … today is not your day. Not only is today Friday the 13th … there is a full moon. It’s the first full moon on Friday the 13th in nearly 20-years and the last time we will experience it until Aug, 2049.  Peak viewing of the full moon will be at 12:33am tomorrow morning, but … Read more

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Mother Left Blushing After Daughter Mistakenly Took Her Personal Lubricant To School

One mom’s back-to-school routine took an unexpected and  turn recently.  Tara Young detailed the embarrassing incident on Facebook.  “It’s the 3rd day of school and I already had to go up there,” she wrote in her post.  “My daughter asked can she pack some lotion in her bag and of course I said yeah go get the Read more

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Court Orders Woman Must Pay For Damages To Her Car Rental Even Though She Bought The Insurance

The Ontario Superior Court has ruled a woman who rented a minivan is on the hook for thousands of dollars after her son crashed the vehicle. In their ruling, the court concluded Tricia Richards must cover the costs of replacing the vehicle even though she had purchased optional insurance coverage. Justice Russell Raikes found the damage waiver did not apply … Read more

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Ontario Elementary Teachers To Hold A Strike Vote

The union representing public elementary school teachers in Ontario has announced a strike vote by its 82,000 members. The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario says the vote will take place during a series of mass meetings throughout September and October. E.T.F.O. President Sam Hammond says members will be asked whether they support key demands during contract talks, including class size … Read more

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Trudeau’s Campaign Plane Damaged Last Night In Victoria – Full Wrap On Day One

Today is day two of the federal election campaign and political party leaders are fanning out across the country looking for votes. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will continue campaigning in B.C. Trudeau’s campaign plane sustained some damage last night at the airport in Victoria when a media bus accidentally drove under the plane’s wing.  Meanwhile, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will … Read more

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Friday Is Friday The 13th And There Will Be A Full Moon

A full moon will be visible in the sky this Friday — the first time one has occurred on Friday the 13th in nearly 20 years.  The last time the two events coincided was on Oct. 13, 2000, and it will not happen again until Aug. 13, 2049.  Peak viewing will be at 12:33am on Saturday morning, but the moon … Read more

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Amusement Park Is Looking For Brave Pairs For A 30-Hour Couples Coffin Challenge

They say shared near-death experiences bring people closer together, and Six Flags’ Great America is putting this theory to the test. The amusement park’s Maryland location is inviting 12 contestants to spend 30 hours confined in a partially closed coffin with another person. The competition is part of the park’s Fright Fest 2019, which returns for its second year in … Read more

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Bolton Man Facing Multiple Charges After Taking Items From A Store And Then Fleeing In His Friend’s Vehicle

A 38-year-old man from Bolton is facing multiple charges following an incident at Home Hardware in Orangeville on Friday morning. Around 8:15am police got a call about a disturbance between the owner and a customer. The customer left the store prior to police arriving. Police say he left the store without paying for two saw blades. He then drove away … Read more

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Apple Introduces New iPhones Plus An Arcade And Their New Streaming Service

Apple has finally revealed the newest designs in its iPhone lineup.  Yesterday they unveiled the iPhone 11, showing off a $979 mid-range handset with a 6.1-inch display that will come in six colours: purple, white, yellow, green, black, and Product Red.   Apple also showed off its new premium models, the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max, which come with either … Read more

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Today Justin Trudeau Will Ask The Governor General To Begin The Federal Election Campaign

The 43rd Canadian general election campaign will get underway later this morning when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Rideau Hall to ask the Governor General to dissolve Parliament. That move will begin a 40-day campaign for all parties that will see Trudeau make the pitch to Canadians that he and his Liberals should be given a second majority mandate, … Read more

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Celebrity Astrologer Reveals The Three Perfect Careers For Every Star Sign

Hollywood astrologer Nicolas Aujula has revealed the three perfect careers for every star sign. Here is the list: … Read more

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New Study Highlights Which Period-Tracking Apps Share Your Sensitive Data With Facebook

Period-tracking apps used by millions of women are sharing information about their sex lives and health with Facebook, a new study revealed.  Researchers with the advocacy group Privacy International published a report yesterday that found two period-tracking apps, MIA Fem and Maya, sent data regarding users’ health to the social media giant.

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Woman Called 911 To Report An Impaired Driver And Ended Up In Jail Herself

A Utah woman has been sentenced to jail time after calling 911 to report a possible drunk driver … while she was intoxicated.   Breanna Dawn Hernandez called police on August 16 to report a possible drunk driver in Woods Cross.  When police pressed her for more info, the woman gave her own license plate and started laughing on the phone.  … Read more

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Thousands Still Don’t Have Power On The East Coast

The power is still out for thousands on the east coast. 104,000 homes and businesses in Nova Scotia, especially Halifax, along with 18,000 in PEI and about 2,700 in eastern New Brunswick are in the dark. Nova Scotia Power is receiving much-needed help from crews from Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Florida and Maine in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Officials … Read more

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There Were Four Shootings In Four Hours Last Night

There were four shootings in Toronto last night over a four hour period. At Willowdale Ave & Byng Ave somebody fired shots through the window of a home. No injuries were reported. In the west end, at Attwell Dr & Carlson Crt a man was shot. His injuries are serious but not life threatening. Police have suspect information from this … Read more

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Heinz Is Testing The Pour Perfect Bottle In Toronto

Heinz Ketchup has introduced what it’s calling the “Pour-Perfect” bottle.  At first glance, the bottles look simply as though they’ve been given crooked labels.  But a video released by the company explains the labels are purposely designed to provide a visual guide to the perfect pouring angle.  Tip the bottle at the optimum angle, and the label looks … Read more

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Odell Beckham Jr. Wore A $350,000 Watch While Playing The Titans Yesterday

The highly-touted Cleveland Browns may have taken a brutal beating at the hands of the underdog Tennessee Titans yesterday, but at least the team’s star receiver, Odell Beckham Jr., was wearing a very expensive watch while they did it.  Photographers, luxury brand lovers and NFL fans couldn’t help noticing the flashy Richard Mille brand timepiece on OBJ’s wrist during his … Read more

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