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The Best Halloween Choices For Your Teeth

We know it can be a buzzkill,  but it never hurts to know what treats could give you the ever-so-dreaded cavaties! The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is offering a friendly reminder that taking care of your… Read more

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Denny’s To Offer A Special Sandwich On Halloween

This year, Halloween will coincide with a lunar event known as a blue moon (a second full moon in the same month). To celebrate this spooky coincidence, Denny’s has unveiled a special meal that will scare the blue out of diners.  On Oct. 31, Denny’s will serve a special blue-hued version of its popular Moons Over My Hammy sandwich, which … Read more

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Shawn Mendes Announces New ‘Virtual Residency’ To Benefit Hurting Music Venues

Shawn Mendes has announced a unique residency in support of independent music venues that have been left hurting financially due to the COVID-19 shutdown of the touring … Read more

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Walmart Is Exclusively Selling The KFC Firelogs That Smell Like Fried Chicken

If your local KFC isn’t open for dine-in this holiday season, you can still bring the smells of fried chicken back to your home for the holidays.  In partnership with Enviro-Log, KFC will be launching the Herbs and Spices Firelog. The product launched for the holiday season yesterday and is available exclusively through Walmart.  According to Fox Business, this is … Read more

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The Cast Of Superbad Is Reuniting Tonight! Here’s How To Watch…

There are a few movie reunions taking place — but this one might be the funniest! The stars of Superbad will reunite tonight for a remote watch party of the movie from 2007. … Read more

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The Hocus Pocus Sequel Is Finally Happening — 27 Years Later

After 27 years…. Hocus Pocus will get a sequel! Disney+ announced Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy will all return to their roles.… Read more

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Miller High Life Gave Away A Backyard Dive Bar

Jim Kasten, 79, recently became the proud owner of his very own backyard dive bar, thanks to a Miller High Life sweepstakes. He was chosen at random out of more than 100,000 entries, 20% of which originated in the state of Wisconsin.  “Inside there’s a tap and there’s a popcorn-making cart, which is really kind of neat,” he … Read more

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Dua Lipa Helps To Announce The American Music Award Nominees

The 2020 American Music Awards are next month, and Good Morning America revealed some of this year’s nominees yesterday.  Dua Lipa, who appeared on GMA to help make … Read more

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Manhunt Underway After Multiple Shots Fired Last Night In Kitchener

Update: 8:45am:

On October 26, 2020, at approximately 10 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to reports of shots fired at a vehicle in the area of Ottawa Street South and International Place in Kitchener. An altercation occurred between two groups of individuals in two separate vehicles. During the altercation, shots were fired and a subsequent collision occurred involving these vehicles. … Read more

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[VIDEO] Trailer For Selena: The Series Is Here

 

The first full trailer for the upcoming Netflix biographical program “Selena: The Series” is a wistful celebration of a star on the rise. The show tells the coming-of-age story of … Read more

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TLC Set To Do A Special Episode About Buddy’s Traumatic Hand Injury

“Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro’s road to recovery from a traumatic hand injury will be the subject of a two-hour TLC special airing in December.  … Read more

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Ontario is About to Release a New Budget – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips will introduce this year’s budget next Thursday after it was delayed in the spring due to the COVID19 pandemic. Phillips says the budget will provide a three-year outlook building on last summer’s action plan outlining an estimated $30-billion dollars in response to the pandemic. He says it will expand support for those still facing financial … Read more

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Women Slam Tampax Over Tweet Celebrating The “Diversity Of All People Who Bleed”

Tampax has faced a backlash online after saying that “not all people with periods are women.”  The tampon company tweeted in support of transgender people and insisted that “not all women have periods.”  The company said: “Fact: Not all women have periods. Also a fact: Not all people with periods are women. Let’s celebrate the Read more

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Federal Health Minister Spotted Not Wearing A Mask At Pearson Airport

Canada’s health minister was caught on camera without a face covering at Pearson International over the weekend. The picture, circulated online Sunday night, shows Patty Hajdu sitting by herself, either speaking or smiling. It’s not clear from the picture if there were others around the minister or how far apart they may have been. Hajdu has responded on Twitter saying … Read more

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Jay-Z Launches Weed Line

Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter has launched his own cannabis line, Monogram. Jay Z says he was out to “redefine what cannabis means to consumers today.” … Read more

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Heinz Is Giving Away Over 500 Bottles Of Tomato Blood Ketchup For Halloween

Heinz has created “Tomato Blood” ketchup just in time for Halloween. “Tomato Blood ketchup” is really just regular ketchup, in a vampire-themed bottle. But the company is giving out 570 of them this week. You can win one of these limited edition, glow-in-the-dark bottles by submitting a creative TikTok video featuring you and a bottle of ketchup.

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Oreo Builds An Asteroid-Proof Bunker

The threat of asteroids striking the Earth and causing a global catastrophe has inspired some groups to build bunkers to not only protect survivors, but also to ensure the safety of certain plants and animals. Now, the makers of Oreo have ensured that the popular snack will live past any possible asteroid strikes.  In a video published on its YouTube … Read more

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[VIDEO] Justin Bieber Has A New Youtube Documentary Coming Out

If you’ve already been through Justin Bieber’s Seasons, get ready for his Next Chapter. That’s the name of the new YouTube Originals documentary. … Read more

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Georgia Writer Opens Restaurant For Chipmunk On Front Porch

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on restaurants, but one woman decided to open her own anyway — on her porch, for a chipmunk.   Angela Hansberger is a food writer from Atlanta, but her typical work — writing about restaurants — has been put on hold during the pandemic.   “I was facing a lot of anxiety,” Hansberger recently … Read more

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Hilary Duff Is Expecting Her Third Child

Hilary Duff announced on Instagram that she is pregnant with her third child.  “We are growing!!! Mostly me…” the actress captioned … Read more

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Tam Says the Worst is Yet to Come And Fauci Predicts A Vaccine Will Be Ready By December – Full Update

With the number of COVID19 cases rising 16 per cent in the past two weeks, Dr. Theresa Tam is warning the most critical health consequences have yet to emerge. The chief public health officer says the number of hospitalizations and deaths may increase as the second wave of the pandemic drives the national death toll toward 10,000. Both Ontario and … Read more

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The Most Dangerous Celebrities to Search for Online

The #1 celebrity always seems to be random, and this year is no different! Be careful if you’re looking up stories about the latest Pitch Perfect flick or Trolls! … Read more

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New Study Tracked The Heart Rate Of 50 People To Figure Out What The Scariest Movies Ever Made Are — Here’s The Top 20

Halloween means Scary Movie Season! So what’s the scariest movie? It can be argued and it’s subjective, but according to a new in depth study that tracked the heart rate of it’s subjects –… Read more

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[NEW] The Music Video For Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’ Is Here

New Music from Ariana Grande. It’s called Positions, and will be on the album of the same name, which drops next Friday! … Read more

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[Pics] Toronto’s Deflated ‘Borat’ Is Even More Disturbing Than When It’s Blown Up

With Borat Subsequent Moviefilm premiering on Amazon Prime Video today, a ginormous floating (nearly-naked) Borat took over Toronto’s waterfront. I think we can all agree … Read more

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[Pics] Mattel Is Selling An Elton John-Inspired Barbie

The company says it’s honoured to “celebrate his unique look.” The doll is wearing a glittery top and flared denim embellished jeans, complete with … Read more

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Guinness Launches Alcohol-Free Version After Four-Years Of Testing

Guinness has launched a new alcohol free version of its famed stout after a four-year endeavor to replicate the same taste.  The Irish brewer says Guinness 0.0 is a response to a growing consumer appetite for non-alcohol, lower-calorie beverages.  The product was developed by an innovation team based at Guinness’s brewery at St James’s Gate in Dublin.  Aisling Ryan, one … Read more

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Burger King Will Be Testing Reusable Packaging

Burger King is planning to test reusable containers starting next year as part of its efforts to reduce waste.  The trial is part of a partnership with TerraCycle’s zero-waste delivery platform, Loop. Customers can opt in for reusable packaging for menu items such as sandwiches, soft drinks and coffee. They can then return the reusable sandwich container or beverage cup … Read more

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Woman’s McDonald’s Order Doesn’t Get Her A Very Satisfying Meal

A woman named Katie Poole in Toronto was hungover last weekend and ordered some McDonald’s delivery.  And she likes to modify her burgers. But, she somehow went a little too far with the modifications. Via a delivery app, she requested no bun, no mustard, no onions, no pickles and no patty. McDonald’s delivered her a container with the only ingredient … Read more

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The US FDA Has Now Approved A Treatment For COVID19 – Full Update

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat COVID19. Remdesivir is an anti-viral medicine given through an IV. Its maker, Gilead, says it’s approved for people at least 12 years old who need hospitalization for their coronavirus infection. A large study stateside found it cut the time to recovery by five days — from 15 … Read more

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Pope Francis Is The First Pontiff To Approve Same-Sex Civil Unions

Pope Francis has become the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions. The comments drew cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official teaching on the issue. The remarks came in the documentary “Francesco,” which premiered at the Rome Film Festival. In the documentary, the Pope says, “Homosexual people have the right to Read more

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Tim Hortons Says No More Double Cupping

Tim Hortons says its move to stop double cupping hot drinks will save about 200-million cups a year out from being tossed in the garbage. The subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International says customers who ask for double cups will instead be offered a cup sleeve. Tim Hortons says two pilot programs are also coming soon to test a cup with … Read more

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The New Poppy Donation Boxes Will Take Tap Payments

With Remembrance Day just around the corner, the Royal Canadian Legion has gotten creative to do poppy sales in this pandemic year. They have partnered with HSBC Bank to create digital poppy boxes where you can tap your debit or credit card to buy a poppy or make a donation. These digital poppy boxes will roll out next Friday at … Read more

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The Top Baby Names Of 2020

Babycenter.com just released its report on the most popular baby names of the year based on data from more than 520,000 parents. … Read more

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The Fast And Furious Franchise Will End After 11th Film

Fast and Furious is coming to an end… but not until they squeeze out 3 more movies! Universal confirms Fast and Furious 11 will close out the franchise for good. … Read more

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Jared Leto Will Play The Joker Again

Jared Leto, who starred as The Joker in 2016’s Suicide Squad, will return to play the clown prince of crime in … Read more

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[VIDEO] Rudy Giuliani Caught In Embarrassing Bedroom Scene During Fake Interview For The New Borat Film

Rudy Giuliani will be featured in the upcoming Borat flick…but he didn’t know it at the time. The movie will be released Friday on Amazon. Multiple outlets that have seen the… Read more

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There Is A New Flavour Of Elf On The Shelf Cereal

Last year, Kellogg’s released an Elf on the Shelf cereal.  It was such a hit, the company say they’re bringing it back this year and adding a second flavour. The original was sugar cookie-flavoured cereal pieces with marshmallows.  This new flavour is candy cane cookie-flavoured pieces with marshmallows. The new version is going on sale right now exclusively at Walmart.  … Read more

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Possible New Organ In The Human Body Discovered By Dutch Scientists

It’s hard to imagine there is a part of the human body that’s gone unnoticed by doctors after centuries of medical research.  But that’s what a group of scientists from the Netherlands believe. They said they have discovered a pair of previously overlooked glands that are hidden away in our skulls where the nasal cavity and the throat meet.  The … Read more

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Woman Is Bitten On The Butt By A Python While Using The Toilet

A 7-foot python bit a woman on the bottom while she used the toilet in Thailand and she was rushed to hospital.  Boonsong Plaikaew, 54, was about to finish using the toilet at her home in Samut Prakan, central Thailand, when she felt a searing pain on her bottom on Sunday.  Blood gushed through her legs and underwear before the … Read more

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