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Hostess Has Launched A 2 Pound Twinkie Kit That You Bake At Home

Hostess has introduced a new “party size” Twinkie baking kit.  And, it lets you bake a giant, two-pound Twinkie that should serve at least eight people. The kit is on sale at Walmart for $15.  It even comes with the custom baking pan you need to make it.

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Costco Updates Their Mask Policy To Require Shoppers With Medical Conditions To Wear Face Shields

Costco, which was one of the first retailers to mandate shoppers wear masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, is updating its face mask policy.  Starting Monday, Nov. 16, the wholesale club says it will require all members, guests and employees to wear a face mask or face shield with the exception of children under 2.  “Members and guests must Read more

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Justin Bieber Has Released A New Christmas Song!

Justin Bieber released a Christmas album called Under the Mistletoe a few years back, and now he’s out with a brand-new holiday single! This year, Amazon… Read more

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The Grinch Is Coming To Square One For Christmas Visits

It’s been a year to say the least. Even as the holidays approach, some may be feeling more grouchy than usual. If taking those traditional cheerful holiday photos with the family is exactly what you don’t feel like doing, there’s now an alternative! From the makers of The Dr. Seuss Experience comes the latest holiday offering from Who-ville. The Grinch’s Read more

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The Weeknd Will Perform The Superbowl Halftime Show

The Superbowl Halftime Performer has been named and it’s Canada’s own…The Weeknd! For those who are not football fans, but, like me, watch for the entertainment, mark … Read more

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Everything You Need To Know About The E! People’s Choice Awards Sunday

The 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards airs Sunday at 9:00pm, and here’s what to expect. Demi Lovato has the hosting duties. The show will put a spotlight on Jennifer Lopez as she… Read more

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Newfoundland And Labrador Now Requiring A Travel Permit For Holiday Visits

If what you really wanted for Christmas were relaxed travel restrictions in Newfoundland and Labrador — the province’s public health department has a lump of coal for you. With case numbers spiking across the rest of Canada, health officials in the Atlantic province say existing restrictions must stay in place over the holidays. Anyone wishing to come to the province … Read more

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New Models Show Ontario Could Have Over 6,000 New Cases Per Day By Next Month – Full COVID19 Update

If Ontario doesn’t turn things around, the province could be counting 6,500 new cases of COVID19 every day by mid-December. This is according to harrowing new projections that public health officials released yesterday afternoon. If the growth rate is at three per cent in December, there’ll be 2,500 new daily cases at that time. But Doctor Adalsteinn Brown — one … Read more

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Celebrating Diwali in a Pandemic

Saturday is Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Millions around the world will celebrate this weekend but due to the COVID19 pandemic, many celebrations will have to be held virtually. Public Health officials have urged those celebrating Diwali to observe all public health guidelines for COVID19. That includes maintaining physical distancing, no large gatherings and only celebrating indoors with those … Read more

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The PS5 Hits Stores Today

It’s a day of celebration for gaming fans as Sony Interactive Entertainment launches its next-generation console, PlayStation®5 (PS5™), in seven key markets: the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. The PS5 console’s global rollout continues on November 19, with launches throughout the rest of the world*, including Europe, Middle East, South America, Asia and South … Read more

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According to PsychicWorld, These Are The Reasons You Are Having Dreams About Your Spouse Cheating

Dream analysis experts at PsychicWorld.com have revealed the meanings behind nine of the most common relationship dreams, according to a survey of 3,854 people.… Read more

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Ring Video Doorbell Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

A version of the very popular Ring Video Doorbell is being recalled due to a fire risk. The 2nd Generation, sold between June and October of this year are affected. There are 8,700 of these in Canada. So far there has only been one reported incident but in the US there were 85 incidents, 8 injuries and 23 homes damaged. … Read more

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Oprah Winfrey Will Interview Barack Obama As He Gets Set To Release New Memoir

Oprah Winfrey interviewing Barack Obama. That one might be a popular watch. Apple TV is the one that secured the interview, … Read more

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Emma Roberts Becomes The First Pregnant Cover Star Of Cosmopolitan Magazine

Emma Roberts becomes the first pregnant star to ever takeover the cover of Cosmopolitan in its over 100- year publishing history. (At least visibly pregnant). In the article, she talked about her difficult… Read more

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Jameson Whiskey Offering A Chance To Win A Whiskey Tree For The Holidays

Whiskey-inspired “trees” are the latest trend of 2020, at least according to Jameson Irish Whiskey.  The blended Irish whiskey-maker is currently offering a chance to win its limited-edition “Whiskey Tree” for the 2020 holiday season, made with more than 100 of its festively green (but empty) Jameson bottles.  Whisky drinkers of legal age can enter to … Read more

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Britney Faces Another Setback As She Attempts To Get Her Dad Off Conservatorship

Britney Spears’s bid to remove her father Jamie from her conservatorship suffered a temporary setback yesterday. A court in LA declined the application.… Read more

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Ticketmaster Announces Plans To Get Proof Of Vaccine Or Negative Test Before Attending Events Going Forward

We are learning more about what concerts will look like post-Vaccine arrival. Ticketmaster has revealed plans to require proof of vaccination or a recent … Read more

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Dr Tam Points Out The Numbers Are Getting Bad Quickly – Full COVID19 Update

Canada’s chief public health officer says the country is averaging more than 4,000 new COVID19 cases and 50 deaths a day for the past week. Doctor Theresa Tam says Canada’s test positivity rate has recently 5.8 per cent. She is urging Canadians to continue to follow safety measures such as handwashing, physical distancing and staying away from crowded, poorly-ventilated spaces. … Read more

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The KFC Fire Log Is Now Available In Canada

Forget chestnuts roasting over an open fire, because KFC’s famous fried chicken-scented 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog is coming to Canada on November 9. Inspired by the Colonel’s very own Secret Recipe, the limited edition firelog from Enviro-Log will be sold at Canadian Tire stores across the country and online.

Canada’s winter season and fireplaces go together like an Read more

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Millions Of Women Don’t Know Their Own Vagina

An estimated ¼ of US women don’t know their vagina, according to a new poll conducted by OnePoll, which found that 46% of ladies couldn’t point out the cervix, and 59% suggested a different body part when asked to identify the uterus.  Only one in 10 women passed the anatomy quiz, asking them to name all the parts of a … Read more

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Five Youth Facing Serious Charges In Kitchener After Hurling Racial Threats, Starting A Fire And Threatening Transit Riders

Three boys and two girls, all youths and protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, have been arrested and charged with some pretty serious crimes. Monday evening around 6:30pm, two passengers on the Ion train in Kitchener were harassed, spit on and had racial slurs yelled at them. A knife was displayed as the suspects made death threats towards the … Read more

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Marco Muzzo To Stay On Day Parole For Six More Months

A drunk driver who killed three Toronto-area children and their grandfather has been denied full parole. Instead, the Parole Board of Canada ruled Marco Muzzo should stay on day parole with conditions for six months. Those conditions include staying away from alcohol and not entering the city of Brampton. The 34-year-old Muzzo is serving a 10-year sentence for impaired driving … Read more

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[Video] A One In A Million Hole In One At The Masters

The Masters – golf’s most prestigious tournament of the year, will be held this weekend at Augusta National in Georgia. Yesterday the competitors played a practice round. On the 16th hole, the world’s second-ranked player, Jon Rahm managed to pull off a pretty special shot. Rahm skipped his ball across the pond 3 times, rolled it across the green and … Read more

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‘Hubie Halloween’ Was The Most Streamed Netflix Film Of 2020

Adam Sandler’s horror-comedy ‘Hubie Halloween,’ released last month, was Netflix’s highest-watched film of 2020. You can see why Adam Sandler holds one of the most … Read more

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Mountain Dew Is Releasing A Cookbook Next Week

Mountain Dew is about to release the “Big Bold Book of MTN DEW Recipes,” a collection of about 40 recipes either made by fans, inspired by fans or just enjoyed by fans. It’s a celebration of Mountain Dew just ahead of the brand’s 80th anniversary.  The recipes cover a wide range of cooking skill levels, according to the … Read more

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Kate Winslet Just Broke A Movie Set Record Previously Held By Tom Cruise

While filming an underwater scene for ‘Avatar 2,’ we are hearing that Kate Winslet held her breath for over seven minutes.  That beats Tom Cruise! … Read more

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Trudeau Calls On Mayors And Premiers To Not Ease Any Restrictions – Full COVID19 Update

Prime Minister Trudeau Wants Mayors and Premiers to Crack Down:

Prime Minister Trudeau wants provincial governments to speak out if they need more help to fight the COVID19 pandemic. Trudeau says no leader should ease up on health restrictions because they’re worried about the economy. The prime minister’s plea came as Ontario reported a record number of COVID19 cases for … Read more

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[VIDEO] Dwayne Johnson Teams Up With XBOX To Deliver New Consoles To 20 Children’s Hospitals

Dwayne The Rock Johnson was a part of the very first XBOX Launch way back in the day. … Read more

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[VIDEO] Check Out The Tribute To Alex Trebek Before Last Night’s Episode Of ‘Jeopardy!’

On the episode  that aired on Monday evening, the show producers held a special tribute to Alex before the show began. … Read more

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The Producer Of Full House Gave Up On His Plans To Re-Create The Full House Interior In The Home Thanks To Neighbour Complaints

The iconic Full House house in San Francisco sold again — and now we know more about why.  that just sold – again. It was purchased in 2016 by a longtime… Read more

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Most People Don’t Experience A Financial Awakening Until They’re 33

A new survey finds the average person doesn’t experience a “financial awakening” until the age of 33.  The study of 2,000 Americans reveals that this so-called financial awakening can come in many forms. The most common is a sudden drop in income caused by the loss of a job or reduction in hours.  More than one in five … Read more

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Nightware App For Apple Watch Wins FDA Approval As An Effective Treatment For PTSD-Related Nightmares

An app designed for Apple Watch has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an effective treatment for nightmares caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  Called NightWare, the application is now marketed as an aid for the “temporary reduction of sleep disturbances related to nightmares in adults.”  The app uses Apple Watch sensors to monitor … Read more

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McDonald’s Confirms Creation Of McPlant Plant-Based Burger, Unveils New Crispy Chicken Sandwich Will Debut In 2021

McDonald’s could be renewing two food fights in 2021 – the meatless burger battle and the Chicken Sandwich War.  The fast-food giant said yesterday that it has developed a new plant-based platform dubbed McPlant with tests of the burger expected in some markets around the world next year.  McDonald’s also confirmed its new Crispy Chicken Sandwich would arrive in the … Read more

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Kevin Hart Announces New Stand Up Special To Air On Netflix Next Week

Kevin Hart has set another standup comedy special at Netflix. … Read more

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Trudeau Says All Public Health Measures Remain In Place Despite Good News On A Vaccine – Full COVID19 Update

Prime Minister Trudeau says Canadians need to continue wearing masks, physically distancing from one another and keeping up proper hygiene practices, even as a drug company reports very early success with its COVID19 vaccine. Trudeau says Pfizer’s data showing a preliminary effectiveness rate of 90 per cent is encouraging, but it doesn’t help those people who catch the virus now, … Read more

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Family Of Young Cambridge Boy ‘Out Of Options’ For Cancer Treatments And Organizing Christmas Parade

Dominic DaCosta is only 5 years old, and he has been battling stage 4 neuroblastoma most of his life. Friends and family are now organizing an event to help put a smile on his face, and it’s happening this weekend. … Read more

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Alex’s Final Episodes Of ‘Jeopardy!’ Will Air Throughout 2020, With The Final One Airing Christmas Day

Sudbury born Alex Trebek passed away this weekend after a battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was 80. If you love Alex (which is most of the world) here is hoping his final taped episodes of the show will bring a smile to your face.… Read more

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[Video] Helicopter Carrying Donor Heart Crashes On Roof Of LA Hospital – Then The Doctor Dropped The Heart

A helicopter delivering a donated human heart to a hospital in Los Angeles crashed on the roof on Friday, but the three people aboard escaped without serious injuries and the organ was eventually transplanted despite a doctor dropping it onto the ground.  Amateur video shows the private eight-seat helicopter ambulance spinning out of control moments before the pilot was set … Read more

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Dua Lipa Says She Has To Work Twice As Hard Because She Is A Woman

Dua Lipa says she still has to fight to be taken seriously in the music industry.  In a discussion with Attitude magazine, the singer detailed why it still feels like a battle to be heard … Read more

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Whitney Houston and BIGGIE Inducted Into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Whitney Houston and BIGGIE were both officially inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this weekend. Family of both artists were there virtually to accept during the annual indication,… Read more

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