New Bill Would #FreeTheRye In Ontario

A proposed new bill at Queen’s Park would change the way we buy rye, gin, whisky and vodka here in Ontario. Former PC leader Tim Hudak wants to “free the rye” by changing a few things for microdistillers in Ontario. Hudak thinks they should be able to avoid the 140% markup the LCBO charges them and allow the microdistillers to … Read more

[Video] Distracted Pokemon Go Player Crashes Into Police Cruiser

A Baltimore police body camera caught a distracted “Pokemon Go” driver crashing into a parked police patrol car.  The incident happened early Monday morning when three officers were standing next to a police cruiser as an SUV approaches, as seen on footage from one of the officers’ body cams.  Seconds later, the driver swerves, side-swiping the cruiser.  “That’s what Read more

Twitter Is Now Letting Everyone Apply For A Blue Check Mark

Twitter is opening up its “Blue Checkmark” verification process for the general public – meaning anyone can apply.  Twitter has set up an application page where users can petition to become officially verified on Twitter, provided they meet certain criteria and are of “public interest.”  Previously, Twitter traditionally reached out to influencers privately to walk them through the … Read more

[Video] Dani Mathers Has Now Apologized For The Snapchat

Playboy’s Playmate of 2015 has now formally apologized for posting a photo on Snapchat of an unsuspecting woman at her gym. (Video below). Dani Mathers faced unrelenting criticism on Thursday after she shared a photo of a naked woman showering at her gym, mocking the woman’s body. “If I can’t unsee this then you can’t either,” she captioned … Read more

Several Winning Lottery Tickets Sold In The GTA This Weekend

Check your lottery tickets. The winning Lotto 649 $5 million jackpot ticket from Saturday’s draw was sold somewhere in Richmond Hill. The winning ticket for a guaranteed $1 million prize was sold somewhere in Toronto. Two Encore tickets worth $100,000 each, were sold in the Oshawa area and in Ottawa.

Time is also running out for a $10,000 prize-winning lottery … Read more

Coffee Shop Offering Cheaper Prices For Polite People?

A Virginia coffee shop is drawing international attention after a photo of a sign promoting politeness with selective pricing went viral.  The sign outside CUPS Coffee & Tea went viral after a photo of the sign was shared on Reddit.

The sign reads:

Small coffee – $5.00

Small coffee, please – $3.00

Hello, one small coffee please – $1.75

Café … Read more

Pizza Hut Launches A Menu Written Entirely In Emojis

Most of us would recognize a photo of a Pizza Hut pizza. But would we understand an entire menu written in pictures?  Customers will soon find out as Pizza Hut launches a menu that’s written entirely in emojis.  With no words to explain, customers will only have images including chillis, slices of cheese, cow’s faces and mushrooms to help them … Read more

You Can No Longer Watch Porn On The Free Wi-Fi At Starbucks

Following McDonald’s lead, Starbucks has announced they will use filters to block customers from using their free Wi-Fi to watch porn.  Anti-porn groups Enough is Enough and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, who fought for the changes, commended the decisions. “Parents can have peace of mind that, when they or their children go to McDonald’s, they will have Read more

The Maple Leafs Are Hiring – Apply Here

The Toronto Maple Leafs have launched a talent search to find their next in-arena host and anthem singers for this season. Here is the job posting and details on how to apply:

BECOME THE IN-ARENA HOST FOR THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS

As part of the Game Presentation team, the Toronto Maple Leafs In-Arena host is an integral part of the … Read more

Another Terror Attack In France Last Night

In France, 84 people are confirmed dead and dozens are injured after an attack in Nice where a man plowed a large truck into a crowd of people. It happened last night when crowds gathered for a fireworks display to celebrate the French holiday – Bastille Day. Officials say the driver of the truck was shot and killed by police, … Read more

Black Lives Matter Is Trying To Take Over Starbucks

Starbucks baristas have found themselves at the center of a race debate.  Baristas find themselves yelling Black Lives Matter in-store thanks to a Facebook post that has gone viral. Starbucks customers across the US have been telling baristas that their name is “black lives matter,” so the baristas shout “black lives matter” when their drinks are … Read more

Police Warn Against Buying Wonderland Tickets From Certain Websites

The OPP are warning about fraudulent Canada’s Wonderland tickets for sale on the Internet. They say the fake discounted tickets have surfaced on the website redgroupdeals.com. Investigators say Canada’s Wonderland has confirmed tickets purchased from Red Group Deals are not valid. Police say in one instance a couple bought tickets from the site to take their grandchildren to Canada’s Wonderland, … Read more

[Video] Police Rescue A Bear That Got Inside A Car

A Colorado sheriff’s office said deputies rescued a bear that somehow managed to close itself inside a local resident’s car.  The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded Tuesday morning to a call about a bear inside a car and they arrived to find an intriguing mystery: the bear was inside the car with no broken or open windows, and … Read more

Recall: Do You Have Any Of This Tuna In Your House?

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Ocean Brands is recalling some of its tuna because of leaking cans. The products being recalled are six packs of Ocean Brands flaked white tuna and solid white tuna in 184-gram cans. The CFIA says anyone who believes they have become ill from consuming the recalled product should call a doctor. Any recalled product … Read more

Today’s Temperatures Could Set A New Record

Today could end up being the hottest day of the year and could set a brand new record. If Toronto gets over 34.9 degrees Celsius … we beat the mark set in 2005. The coldest it has ever been on July 13 was back in 1940 when Toronto only reached 8.9 degrees Celsius. Cooling centres are open once again today … Read more

Are The Pokemon Go Creators Reading Your EMail?

The makers of Pokemon Go were forced to make emergency fixes to the game because the app gave the company an unprecedented level of access into players’ personal lives. For some users with iPhones, signing into the game with the most convenient option — using a Google account — allows the company to read your email. That’s because the Pokemon … Read more

[Breaking] Amber Alert Issued In Calgary

UPDATE: 7:07am – Calgary police say mother of the missing five-year-old Calgary girl who is subject of Amber Alert has been found dead.

Original story:

Calgary police have issued an Amber Alert for a five-year-old girl they believe has been abducted. Taliyah Leigh Marsman is described as a mixed-race female with a slim build, brown curly hair and brown eyes. … Read more

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