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The OSPCA Has 100 Ducks That Need Forever Homes

The OSPCA is hoping people will be in the mood to “Duck The Halls” this Christmas. They have 100 ducks in need of homes up for adoption as part of its iAdopt for the Holidays campaign. The flock is currently being sheltered at the Silver Willow Farm Rescue and Sanctuary in Mulmur. The Muscovy-type ducks recently came into the OSPCA’s … Read more

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The Most-Viewed Youtube Videos Of The Year

2018 was filled with some big moments in entertainment. Youtube is out with their annual list of what Canadians enjoyed viewing the most! In the overall category, Kylie Jenner stole the show in February with a tribute to her daughter. That would not be surpassed by any other video all year! Also most-viewed was the ‘Yanny’ or ‘Laurel’ video, Deadpool … Read more

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Ohio State University Gets A Bacon Vending Machine

Ohio State University students are being treated to an unusual snacking option for finals week thanks to a new bacon vending machine.  The Ohio Pork Council, a trade group for Ohio pork producers, installed a vending machine at the College of Food,Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences that dispenses cooked, ready-to-eat Smithfield, Hormel and Sugardale bacon.  Proceeds from the machine, which charges $1 for … Read more

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The Bachelor Will Hold A 3 Hour Live Premiere In January

For the first time since 2015, The Bachelor will kick off with a three-hour live premiere when the show returns for its 23rd season.  The extra-long premiere will air on ABC, and you can also stream it on-demand Monday, Jan. 7th from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST.  Along with the introduction of the women vying for the heart of … Read more

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Little Caesars Is Testing A New Pizza

Little Caesars is testing something new and it’s pretty much the ultimate mash-up of Italian foods. Introducing … the brand-new lasagna pizza.  The 14-inch round pizza features a toasted Parmesan breadcrumb crust topped with meaty marinara sauce,mini ribbon pasta, Italian sausage and a blend of mozzarella, Muenster and ricotta cheeses. It is available for a suggested retail price of $9.  … Read more

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Carrie Ann Inaba Will Replace Julie Chen On ‘The Talk’ In January

Dancing With The Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba will join The Talk as permanent replacement for Julie Chen. Carrie Ann closed the deal with CBS and will start her new gig in January, according to Variety. She has filled in as a guest co-host on The Talk several times since Chen’s departure in September following the ousting of her … Read more

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[Video] Kevin Hart No Longer Hosting Oscars After Homophobic Tweets Resurface

Kevin Hart will no longer host the 2019 Oscar Awards, because he refuses to apologize for anti-gay slurs and remarks he once made over social media. The tweets date back to 2009, and include slurs like the derogatory ‘f word’ for homosexuals and calling people homos, while others brought up his Rolling Stone interview a few years ago where he … Read more

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Multiple Watches And Warnings Posted About Heavy Snow Coming To Parts Of Southern Ontario

Environment Canada has issued multiple watches, warnings and statements regarding winter weather that could impact parts of Southern Ontario today. Here are the details:… Read more

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Next Week Krispy Kreme Will Sell A Dozen Donuts For One Dollar – One Day Only

Krispy Kreme’s beloved “Day of Dozens” holiday deal is back.  On Wednesday, December 12 (or 12/12) the doughnut chain is selling a dozen doughnuts for just $1.  If customers buy one dozen doughnuts at Krispy Kreme on December 12, they can buy the second dozen of Original Glazed doughnuts for one dollar.  The offer is limited to two … Read more

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New Study Finds Compound In Non-Stick Pans Is Making Men’s Penises Smaller

A new study found that a chemical commonly found on nonstick pans and fast-food wrappers may have a significant impact on endowment — and can result in smaller penises.  The research, which took place in Italy, found that those who had been exposed to perfluoroalkyl compounds, also referred to as PFCs, had significantly smaller eggplants than those who hadn’t, … Read more

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Canada Caught In The Middle Of An Unfolding Drama Between The U.S. And China

China’s foreign ministry is demanding the release of Huawei Technologies’ chief financial officer, who was arrested in Vancouver on Saturday and may be wanted for extradition by the United States. A Justice Department spokesman says Meng Wanzhou who is also the daughter of the company’s founder, is in custody in Vancouver and has requested a publication ban. A clerk at … Read more

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Radio Stations Facing Huge Backlash For Banning ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’

Radio stations across North America and their listeners continue to debate what should be done about the 1944 Christmas song “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”  The tune made headlines this holiday season when Cleveland radio station WDOK announced it would cease playing the song after some listeners complained its lyrics hadn’t aged well amid the #MeToo movement.  Now multiple … Read more

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Target Is Now Selling Ugly Holiday Dresses

Target is offering a line of ugly sweater-dresses just in time for holiday parties.  Their collection of festive knits has everything: a toy soldier, a snowman’s face, and even a two-tone blue menorah—all rendered into long-sleeve, short-skirted silhouettes. Each one takes the charm of an ugly holiday sweater and multiplies it by 10, just by having that much more room … Read more

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New Research Finds Standing Desks Aren’t Burning As Many Calories As You Might Think

They’ve long been hailed as boosting productivity among sedentary office workers, while also helping them lose weight.  But scientific research has now revealed standing desks are not better for you – and won’t help you in your battle against the bulge.  A trial found office workers who stand at their desks lose only nine calories an hour more than their … Read more

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Burger Kings Trolls McDonald’s Hard By Sending Customers To McD’s For A Whopper

Burger King found a new way to troll McDonald’s, by sending customers there.  In a new promotion called “The Whopper Detour,” Burger King is actually encouraging its fans to go to McDonald’s for the next week in order to get a Whopper for a penny.  As part of the marketing gimmick, consumers will have to be within 600 feet of … Read more

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Today Is The Funeral For President George H.W. Bush

Today won’t be an ordinary day. This morning is the funeral for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush. He passed away on Friday at age 94. Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is one of the few asked to speak at the funeral. Donald Trump was not invited to speak but will attend. Prince Charles will travel to Washington to … Read more

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Recall Issued On A Packaged Kale Salad

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a packaged salad due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency says Eat Smart’s “Salad Shake Ups – Sweet Kale” should be thrown out or returned to the store. Affected are 156-gram packages of the product with the best before date of December 3rd. So far there have been no illnesses reported but symptoms … Read more

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The OSPCA Says They Will Stop Euthanizing Dogs Involved In Attacks

The OSPCA has told its frontline officers they will no longer euthanize dogs involved in attacks, as required by law. In an internal memo obtained by The Canadian Press, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says inspectors and agents should hand off to police all cases in which courts have ordered the destruction of animals — … Read more

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Expect Your Grocery Bill To Go Up A Lot In 2019

Canadians can expect to pay more for food next year. A joint annual report released today by the University of Guelph and (Halifax’s) Dalhousie University estimates overall food prices will rise between 1.5 and 3.5 per cent, meaning the average Canadian family will pay about $411 dollars more for groceries and roughly $150-dollars more for dining out in 2019. Vegetables … Read more

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Check Out The Pet-Resistant Half Christmas Tree

A British company is selling a unique Christmas tree online that features only the top half to protect it from babies, dogs and cats.  Catalog retailer Argos posted a listing online for a 6-foot “Half Parasol Christmas Tree” that only features branches on the top half of the artificial tree.  “Keep your perfectly placed baubles, bows and Read more

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Kathleen Wynne Testifies Before Committee Investigating Liberal Accounting Practices

Former Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne insists her government did not try to obscure the full financial impact of cutting hydro rates by taking on billions in debt, saying the accounting practices used and their effect on the province’s books were no secret. Wynne’s comments yesterday came as she testified at a committee tasked with investigating her government’s financial practices, which … Read more

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Police To Start Publishing The Names Of Those Charged With Impaired Driving

York Region Police say they will now publish the name of every person charged with impaired driving-related offences in an effort to curb what they have called a distressing trend. In York Region over the weekend, 16 drivers were charged and 27 criminal charges were laid in connection with impaired driving. So far this year, 1,400 charges have been laid … Read more

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[Video] Thunder Bay Police Investigating After Officer Allegedly Punches Someone On A Stretcher

Police in Thunder Bay are investigating a video that appears to show an officer hitting a person strapped to a stretcher. A shortened clip circulating online appears to show a female officer and a female paramedic standing over a person on a stretcher. They appear to be holding down the person’s arms when the officer appears to hit the person … Read more

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[Video] NYPD Find Engagement Ring That Was Dropped In A Times Square Drain

A newly engaged British couple who managed to drop their engagement ring down a grate in New York’s Times Square have been found and reunited with their diamond jewelry after a search effort by the NYPD.  John Drennan and his fiance Daniella, who live two hours north of London, were caught on surveillance cameras searching for the ring in Times … Read more

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Expanded Alcohol Sales Are Now In Effect In Ontario

Ontarians can now purchase alcohol between 9am and 11pm, seven days a week. That change went into effect yesterday. The change is made to align with the hours of Ontario’s private retail recreational cannabis stores which will begin to open on April 1, 2019. The new hours apply to LCBO stores, The Beer Store, authorized grocery stores and off-site winery … Read more

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Stolen Van With Baby Inside Located By Police

There were some very anxious moments in North York last night after a minivan was stolen with a 2-month old baby in the vehicle. The brown Toyota Sienna was reported stolen from a plaza on Islington, south of Steeles. After an intensive search by police and the public, a few hours later police tweeted that the baby had been found … Read more

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Chanukah Begins On Sunday

Chanukah begins at Sundown on Sunday and lasts until the evening of December 10.  Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods.  The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple. To wish someone a Happy … Read more

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The Next OPP Commissioner Is A Toronto Police Veteran

A veteran Toronto police officer that you may recognize from Z103.5 has been named the next commissioner of the OPP. Superintendent Ronald Taverner is a regular guest on the Scott & Kat Show. He will take over the post on December 17th. The province says Taverner began his policing career in 1967 and has worked in intelligence, organized crime and … Read more

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Jeep Just Introduced Their First Pick-Up In 26 Years

Jeep revealed their first pickup truck in 26 years at the Los Angeles Auto show.  The new Gladiator, set to hit production lines next year, is intended to be part SUV-part pickup and will be the first truck the company has made since the Comanche went out of production in 1992.  Closely-styled on the current Jeep Wrangler, Jeep say … Read more

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[Video] New Burger King Promo Includes A Treat For Your Dog

Burger King has unveiled a new meal deal that includes a treat for dogs called the Dogpper, which “is the first flame grilled bone offered at BK for your best friend,” according to a news release.  Burger King said the offer is a way for customers to enjoy their order at home without interruption from their begging pets.  … Read more

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SIU Investigating After Niagara Cop Allegedly Shoots Another Cop

Niagara Police say a 44-year-old officer is in stable condition after being shot in what the SIU describes as an “altercation” with another cop. It happened yesterday afternoon at a rural intersection in Pelham where the two officers were investigating a collision. The Special Investigations Unit says the two became involved in some kind of altercation, a firearm … Read more

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Today The Ford Government Will Unveil Ontario’s New Climate Change Plan

The Ford Government will unveil its climate change plan today, months after it cancelled the province’s cap-and-trade system. Environment Minister Rod Phillips will lay out the plan, which he says will be clear and achievable, at an event in Nobleton. Premier Doug Ford’s Conservatives cancelled the cap-and-trade system brought in by the previous Liberal government in July. The Tories’ Fall … Read more

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Premier Ford Says The PM And The General Motors Union Are Selling False Hope

Premier Doug Ford says union leaders and politicians who are promising to save General Motors’ award-winning assembly plant in Oshawa are “selling false hope”. Ford says the fight ahead for the 2,500 auto workers affected by the announced plant closure late next year is really about finding new jobs and helping affected families. The Premier accused Prime Minister … Read more

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Woman Accidentally Leaves Naughty Toy In Man’s Gift For Wife

Kelly Young forgot a very crucial detail when she decided to sell a pair of Timberland boots she no longer wanted on Ebay last week.  She wrapped up the boots in a shoe box to send to the purchaser, who was about to give them to his wife as an anniversary present.  Kelly, 22, was shocked when she received a … Read more

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This Is The Most Popular Gift To Give This Christmas

There’s gonna be a lot of green under Christmas trees this year.  Most people want … Read more

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No More Porn At Starbucks As Of Next Year

Starbucks says it has found a way to prevent customers from watching porn in its stores.  Next year, the chain plans to introduce a new tool meant to prevent customers from viewing pornography or other explicit content in it’s stores.  While watching porn is already banned at Starbucks locations, the chain does not have content blockers on its Wi-Fi service.  … Read more

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The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2018

The 100 most popular baby names of 2018 have been revealed, and although some classic names still remain popular, some quirky names are increasing in popularity.  Sophia and Jackson remained in the same place as last year, coming in as the number one girls and boys baby name for the past nine and six years respectively.  And while classic names … Read more

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Some Old Christmas Ornaments Are Getting Huge Bids On EBay

If you or your family members have any old ornaments lying around the house, it might be worth taking a good look at them – because they could just end up adding a hefty sum to your bank account.  A particular line of $15 collectible porcelain statues from Precious Moments have sparked something of a frenzy of selling and buying … Read more

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There Will Be Another Test Of The Emergency Alert System Today

Today another test of the Canadian emergency alert system will take place. It is scheduled for at 1:55pm local time. For this test, you should get the notification on your cell phone, see it on your TV and hear it on your radio. The emergency alert system was implemented to warn Canadians about natural disasters, fires, terrorist attacks, amber alerts, … Read more

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Two Pedestrians Hit In Milton Last Night

Last night was a bad one for collisions in Milton. Two pedestrians were hit by a car on Thompson Rd (at McCuaig Dr) around 7pm. A female in her 20’s was taken to Hamilton General Hospital and a teenage boy was rushed to McMaster Children’s Hospital. The teen was reportedly pinned between two vehicles and suffered life-threatening injuries. He was … Read more

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