Denny’s Has Created “Panookies” By Combining Cookies And Pancakes

Denny’s launches new Panookies (a combination of pancake and cookies) as a new dessert option this fall. The pancake-chocolate chip cookie hybrid comes in two varieties: Signature and Pecan. The Signature Panookie comes out warm with a molten chocolate center and is served topped with premium vanilla ice cream and salted caramel, while the Pecan Panookie also comes topped with … Read more

Tim Hortons Donating 100% Of Orange Donut Proceeds To The Orange Shirt Society

For one week starting on Thursday, Tim Hortons is going to donate 100 per cent of the price of orange-sprinkled doughnuts to the Orange Shirt Society and the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. This spring, the Tims near the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in BC became an unofficial community gathering place for mourning, reflection and support Read more

80% Of Ontarians 12+ have been Fully Vaccinated – Full COVID-19 Update

Ontario has reached a milestone in the fight against COVID-19. Health Minister Christine Elliott says more than 80 per cent of Ontarians over the age of 12 have now received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine.  Loosened capacity limits have now taken effect at certain venues where proof of vaccination is required, including arenas, stadiums, concert halls and theatres.… Read more

Calls to Add New Restrictions In Universities – Full COVID-19 Update

A union representing workers on university campuses in Ontario is calling for the government to put classroom capacity limits and distancing requirements in place. Ontario announced earlier this month that it wouldn’t need distancing or class caps when post-secondary institutions resume in-person learning. CUPE President Fred Hahn says the universities’ proof-of-vaccination and mandatory masking policies are not enough to stop … Read more

Accused Cop Killer Gets Bail And The Premier Is Not Happy

Premier Doug Ford is criticizing the justice system after a man accused of killing a Toronto cop was released on bail. The premier tweeted yesterday that the decision to release Umar Zameer pending trial is completely unacceptable,’ and that the justice system needs to get its act together. His comment has angered lawyers, who say the premier is undermining the … Read more

Waterloo Regional Police Prepared For Homecoming Weekend

We are heading into homecoming weekend and community leaders are already working to prevent unsanctioned large gatherings from happening. Public Health, the City of Waterloo, Police, and emergency services say they want to ensure the safety of students and the community. Back in 2019, Paramedics responded to 48 calls in the University District during Homecoming. 27 were transported to hospital … Read more

Pearson Airport Did Not Rank Well

Toronto’s Pearson International Airport has ranked second last among major North American flight hubs in the latest customer satisfaction survey by JD Power. Pearson was included in the 20 airports in the mega category, which see at least 33-million passengers per year. JD Power says operational challenges due to COVID-19 procedures were a big factor in this year’s survey results, … Read more

Ford Pleads For Calm And Kindness With The Vaccine Passports – Full COVID-19 Update

Premier Ford is asking residents not to take out their frustrations with the province’s new proof of vaccination system on businesses and their staff. He says business owners and front-line workers deserve people’s support because they’ve gone through so much during the pandemic. Ford repeated during a briefing yesterday that vaccine certificates are a temporary measure that will help avoid … Read more

It’s McHappy Day At McDonald’s

Today is McHappy Day at McDonald’s. The annual fundraising event typically takes place in May. This is a rare September edition. As always, McHappy Day raises funds for Ronald McDonald House, local hospitals, and other charities. New this time around: everything on the McDonalds Menu goes to the cause, not just coffee and Big Macs, like previous years. You will … Read more

Ontario’s Vaccine Certificate Program Kicks In Today

Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate system goes into effect today and businesses say they are ready for it.  James Rilett, Restaurants Canada’s vice-president for Central Canada, says restaurants are as prepared as they can be, but are expecting confrontations with some patrons. Ontario’s vaccine certificate system certificate program will force patrons at dine-in restaurants, nightclubs, gyms, sports facilities and other venuesRead more

Screampark Kicks Off This Weekend At Bingeman’s

Bingeman’s has released details on their annual Halloween theme park adventure: Scream Park. The 2021 edition of everyone’s favourite haunted adventure kicks off this Saturday and runs every weekend until Halloween. The event will have to run at a reduced capacity and tickets need to be purchased online in advance. It’s an outdoor event so guests do not have to … Read more

It’s Election Day In Canada

Today is federal Election Day when eligible Canadian adults cast their ballots for the makeup of the 44th Parliament. There are 338 seats up for grabs. But political pundits aren’t expecting any of the parties will reach the 170 needed to form a majority. Six-million ballots were cast during advance polls. Those, along with all ballots cast-in person day will … Read more

Seriously Doug?

Today: Dave Blezard joins us to talk about the end of Smile Cookie week at Tim Hortons, A strange murder-kidnapping story out of Hamilton, Trying to figure out what happened at Western University, Monday is Election Day and Trudeau is on his way to victory, Remembering Norm McDonald, and “Just the Tipsy” is a brand new wine that you might … Read more

Protests Planned Today At Western

 

Western University students are set to walk out of class today to protest the school’s handling of a spate of recent allegations of sexual assault. Western and London police have said four women have come forward with formal complaints about being sexually assaulted on campus in recent days. Police are also investigating allegations made on social media of mass … Read more

Tam Is Warning Of Never-Before-Seen Infection Rates – Full COVID-19 Update

Federal health officials warn Canada could soon face never-before-seen COVID-19 infection rates. Chief public health officer Doctor Theresa Tam says infection rates are exploding, with unvaccinated Canadians making up the vast majority of new hospitalizations. Infections from the Delta variant of COVID-19 have skyrocketed in some parts of the country, including Alberta, where a health emergency was declared. Tam warns … Read more

Protests Planned Tomorrow At Western

Students at Western plan to walk out of class tomorrow to protest the school’s response to a recent string of sexual assault allegations. The protest organizer says the on-campus event will also see sexual assault survivors speak. Police and the school say four women have come forward with formal complaints about being sexually assaulted on campus. Police say they are … Read more

Alberta Introduces Tough New Restrictions – Full COVID-19 Update

Facing a COVID-19 crisis threatening Alberta’s health system, Premier Jason Kenney has declared a state of public health emergency and reinstated restrictions he lifted on July 1st in a new attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. His United Conservative government has reintroduced limits on gatherings, along with elements of a vaccine passport system. Alberta has over 18,000 active COVID-19 … Read more

Four Alleged Victims Have Come Forward At Western

Police in London, Ontario are going door to door at a student residence at Western University as they investigate allegations of mass drugging and sexual assaults during orientation week. Chief Steve Williams says investigators are trying to gather as much information as they can at Medway-Sydenham Hall after allegations circulated on social media that upwards of 30 women were sexually … Read more

Millions Already Voted In Advance Polls

Elections Canada says there has been a sizable jump in the number of Canadians who have voted in advance polls. An estimated 5.8-million voters showed up to cast their ballots early between last Friday and Monday’s close — an 18.5 per cent increase over the 2019 election. A poll by Leger in collaboration with The Canadian Press has the Liberals … Read more

Linda O’Leary Found Not Guilty

An Ontario judge has ruled the Crown failed to prove Linda O’Leary was operating her boat without proper care or consideration when it crashed into another vessel on Lake Joseph two years ago. Ontario Court Justice Richard Humphrey found the wife of celebrity businessman Kevin O’Leary not guilty of careless operation of a vessel in the crash that claimed two … Read more

Apple Unveils The iPhone 13

Apple has unveiled its next iPhone lineup, including a model that offers twice the storage available in earlier versions. The company says is will offer an iPhone 13 with an option for a full terabyte of storage, up from its previous maximum of 512 gigabytes. It’s also announced other modest upgrades to last year’s editions, including better cameras and improved … Read more

The Plan For Vaccine Certificates In Ontario – Full COVID-19 Update

The province says businesses and patrons could be fined if they don’t follow new vaccination requirements taking effect next Wednesday. Patrons will initially be required to show a paper or digital receipt of vaccination along with a form of government-issued ID to enter settings that include restaurants, theatres and gyms. Businesses will have to ensure the name and date of … Read more

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