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Today The Ontario Government Goes To Court With The Federal Government Over The Carbon Tax

You’ve heard Premier Ford talk about it since the election campaign last Spring and today is the day the federal and Ontario governments will square off in court over Ottawa’s contentious carbon tax.  At issue is the validity of federal legislation that imposes a charge on industrial polluters, and on gasoline and other fossil fuels in the four provinces that … Read more

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Scott & Pina Podcast – April 12 , 2019

In this episode of the Scott and Pina Podcast Producer Angelo’s girlfriend came to visit for his birthday, the words and phrases that make us sound stupid, the excuses for getting stood up, who would win in a walking race Pina or DJ Drew, does Angelo look like a real life Yogi Bear and much more fun from this weeks … Read more

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The Toronto Rock Retire Jim Veltman’s Number

Toronto Rock General Manager, President, and owner Jamie Dawick has announced that tonight the team will retire Jim Veltman’s number (number 32) prior to the Rock’s game against the New England Blackwolves at Scotiabank Arena at 7:30pm. Brampton Native Jim Veltman made a big impact in his time with the Rock, including being named the team’s first captain between 1999 … Read more

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Two Goals For Marner As The Leafs Take Game One Against Boston

It took the Maple Leafs 16 years, but they finally won a series opener. Mitch Marner scored twice, including one on a short-handed penalty shot, as Toronto beat the Bruins 4-1 in Boston last night. The Leafs won a Game 1 for the first time since April 9th, 2003 when they beat the Philadelphia Flyers. John Tavares and William Nylander … Read more

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Drake Reveals He’s Already Begun Prepping His Next Album

During a recent tour stop in London, Drake hinted at the potential of new work being on the horizon.  “I think what Imma [sic] do after this is Imma [sic] go home and Imma make a new album, so I can come back to London next year and we can do this again,” he told a crowd of fans at … Read more

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Israeli Moon-Lander Sends A Last Selfie Before Its Engine Failed And It Crashed Into The Lunar Surface

Israel’s attempt to become the first country to land a private spacecraft on the moon has ended in failure.  The Beresheet spacecraft began experiencing problems shortly after beginning its descent yesterday, despite a promising start in which it sent back a selfie at just 13.6 miles from the surface.  Mission control confirmed just minutes later that it had lost contact … Read more

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Report: Justin Bieber Releasing New Music Next Week

Justin Bieber told fans last month that he’d be taking a break from his music career so he could fix “some of the deep-rooted issues that I have…so that I can sustain my marriage and be the father I want to be.”  He’s now planning to release a new single.  TMZ reports that Justin is planning to drop a collaborative … Read more

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The Backstreet Boys Receive The Keys To Las Vegas Strip; Day Declared In Their Honour

The Backstreet Boys are the new kings of Las Vegas.  On Wednesday night in Sin City, the Boys kicked off the final run of dates in their Larger Than Life residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, but were interrupted onstage for a special presentation. Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson presented the group with the keys to the Las Vegas … Read more

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Amazon Admits Humans Are Listening To Us Through Smart Speakers

Hey Alexa … stop spying on us. Amazon workers are listening to private and sometimes disturbing voice recordings from Alexa to improve the voice-assistants’ understanding of human speech.  The company has admitted to its customers that thousands of recordings are being analyzed by staff and transcribed before feeding them back into the software.   As many as 1,000 clips are reviewed … Read more

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Alcohol, License Plates And Child Care Rebates All Part Of Yesterday’s Provincial Budget

The provincial budget is out and as expected … the reaction is mixed. The Ford Government decided to take a slow and steady approach to balancing the budget, and not cut as much as many groups were fearing. The current deficit is $11.7 billion dollars. That’s down over $3 billion since the PC’s took power.  They say the books will … Read more

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“Trivago Guy” Actor Tim Williams Charged With Driving While Intoxicated: Authorities

Actor Tim Williams, whose lengthy acting career began its peak streak in 2013 when he was cast in a popular series of ads for discount travel website Trivago.com, was arrested in Houston and charged with driving while intoxicated after police said they found him unconscious behind the wheel of a car on Wednesday afternoon.  Williams was reportedly found with his … Read more

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Man Brings A Camel Intro PetSmart

It’s not unusual to see dogs being led along the aisles of a pet store, but shoppers in one Michigan branch were instead confronted with a seven-foot camel.  Jeffrey, a 1,400-pound dromedary camel took a trip to PetSmart in Muskegon, with his owner Scott Lewis.  Scott, who raised Jeffrey at the nearby Lewis Farms & Petting Zoo, said he wanted … Read more

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Adam Levine Takes Over LA Lakers’ Court For 40th Birthday Basketball Game

Almost a month after his 40th birthday on March 18, Adam Levine is still celebrating.  On Tuesday night, to mark the milestone, Adam and his pals arranged a pick-up basketball game on the Staples Center court, right after the Los Angeles Lakers’ ended their season with a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.  Adam and his friends all wore custom … Read more

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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Has Been Captured In London

Police in London say they’ve arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy on a court warrant dating back to 2012.  In a statement Thursday, police said Assange has been taken into “custody at a central London police station where he will remain, before being presented before Westminster Magistrates’ Court as soon as is possible.” Assange hasn’t left the … Read more

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John Mayers Duets With Ed Sheeran Onstage In Tokyo

When John Mayer and Ed Sheeran both found themselves in Tokyo, Japan this week, they came together for a couple of special duets.  John performed in Tokyo on Wednesday night — because Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of East Coast time — and Ed joined him onstage for two numbers: John’s song “Belief” and Ed’s own smash “Thinking Out Loud.”   … Read more

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Woman Stabbed To Death Last Night In The P.A.T.H.

A woman has died after she was stabbed in the food court area on the concourse of the P.A.T.H. last night at King St & Bay St. Toronto Police say the attack happened just after 7pm and the woman in her 20s or 30’s was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses report seeing a male suspect running away wearing a … Read more

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The New Transit Plan For Toronto Includes New Subways

Doug Ford’s plan for public transit in the province includes a Toronto downtown relief line that will be twice as long as the city is currently considering. It is also to be built two years earlier, but will cost billions more. The Toronto subway system expansion was one of four projects unveiled yesterday as part of a $28.5-billion-dollar plan. The … Read more

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Kim Kardashian Reveals She’s Studying To Become A Lawyer

In a new Vogue cover story, Kim Kardashian reveals that she is studying to become a lawyer, following in the footsteps of her late father Robert Kardashian. Kim says she began a four-year apprenticeship with a law firm in San Francisco last summer and plans to take the bar in 2022.  “I had to think long and hard about this,” … Read more

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It’s Budget Day In Ontario – Here Is What We Know So Far

The Ford Government will table its first budget today and the Premier says the plan will lay out a path to balance. Leading up to the budget, Ford would say just how long it will take to get rid of Ontario’s $13.5 billion dollar deficit, but the finance minister says the previous government was spending $40 million dollars a day … Read more

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​Ryan Murphy Reveals “American Horror Story” Season 9 Tittle

Ryan Murphy revealed the long-awaited title of the upcoming ninth season of “American Horror Story” with a cryptic Instagram video yesterday morning.  Per the title card at the end of Murphy’s haunting teaser, which is set to Billie Eilish’s “Six Feet Under” and follows a masked man chasing a teenage girl through the woods, the installment is called “American Horror … Read more

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Here’s How To Pick The Fastest Grocery Store Line – It’s Not The Express One

You’re in a hurry at the grocery store, and the lines are long: Do you queue up behind the person with a full cart or slide over to the line with four or five people holding baskets? According to Dan Meyer, a chief academic officer at the math site Desmos who has studied grocery lines … you should get behind … Read more

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Milton Man Charged With Multiple Drug And Weapons Counts In Orangeville

A Milton man is facing weapons and drug charges, including trafficking fentanyl, after Orangeville Police stopped a vehicle early Monday morning. 35-year old David Flake of Milton was arrested and charged with the possession of heroin, possession of fentanyl, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon and breach of conditions. Police were initially in the area responding to complaints … Read more

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“Jeopardy!” Contestant Destroys Show’s Single-Day Cash Winnings Record

James Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nev., just annihilated the “Jeopardy!” single-day cash winnings record.  Holzhauer won $110,914 yesterday.  The previous single-game record of $77,000 was set by Roger Craig on September 19, 2010.  In addition to being a huge chunk of change, Holzhauer’s $110,914 take has a special numerical significance: His daughter was born November … Read more

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Police Surround Burglar At A Home Only To Find Out Suspect Is Actually A Roomba Trapped In The Bathroom

Down in Oregon, both a home owner and local police may be feeling a little embarrassed this morning. Police were called to a burglary in progress by the home owner who believed someone had broken in and barricaded them self in her bathroom. She could see shadows moving under the door. Within minutes several deputies surrounded the home, and even … Read more

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Lori Loughlin Now Facing 40 Years In Prison After Grand Jury Indicts Her And 18 Other Parents On Charges Of Fraud And Money Laundering In College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin and her husband are now facing 40 years in prison and over one-million dollars in fines for allegedly bribing officials in a bid to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.   One day after 13 parents entered guilty pleas for their roles in the Operation Varsity Blues scandal, the 19 who did not admit guilt have … Read more

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Video On How To Save Money By Tipping Less Goes Viral Because It’s Really Ticking People Off

Everyone likes to save money. But CNBC is catching some major flak  for a segment that suggests viewers save a few dollars by tipping less when they go to restaurants.  “This simple tipping trick could save you over $400 a year” is the name of the video, posted by CNBC Monday. (Note: the piece was actually posted in … Read more

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Eddie Murphy And Arsenio Hall Confirm “Coming To America 2” Is Really Happening With Photo

Coming to America will get a sequel. There were rumors of Coming to America 2 for some time, but Eddie Murphy and Arsenio confirmed the sequel in a photo.  Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter broke the exciting entertainment news on her Instagram.  Carter, who won an Oscar for Black Panther, shared a photo of Prince Akeem and Semmi … Read more

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Billy Crystal And John Goodman To Reprise “Monsters. Inc” Roles In Disney+ Series

Disney has ordered a “Monsters, Inc.” TV series for Disney+ that will see John Goodman and Billy Crystal reprise their roles as Mike and Sully.  Titled “Monsters at Work,” the series picks up six months after the original movie’s story, with the Monsters, Inc. power plant now harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to … Read more

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Justin Timberlake To Join Mark Wahlberg And Kid Rock For An Epic Golf Tournament

Justin Timberlake is ready to hit the links again.  He will join other celebrities — including Mark Wahlberg and Kid Rock — for the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, scheduled for April 24-28 in Ridgedale, MO.  Justin will compete April 27 in the Legends Competition with Wahlberg and Kid Rock, as well as legendary golfers … Read more

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Scott & Pina Podcast – April 5 , 2019

In this episode of the Scott and Pina Podcast we tried to prank Jimmy T on April Fool’s Day but he got us back in a big way, what women want men to do more in the bedroom, Scott’s rough day, should you delete pictures of your ex when starting a new relationship and much more fun from this weeks … Read more

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Kelly Clarkson Names The One Guest She’d Better Get For Her New Talk Show

Kelly Clarkson’s talk show will be starting in a few months, and she says she’s going to do whatever it takes to make sure she’s got a star-studded lineup of guests to chat with.  Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Kelly said, “I’m calling in all favors…It’s hard to get people on a first-time show… I never usually ask for favors ’cause … Read more

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Buy These For Easter And You’re Automatically Helping Families Staying At Ronald McDonald House Over Easter

Easter is a time for celebrating with family, and for the 81 families of seriously ill children who will be staying at Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto over the Easter weekend, Hershey’s Eggies is hoping to make their difficult time a little sweeter – and Canadians coast-to-coast can help. From now until April 21, Hershey Canada in partnership with RMHC … Read more

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Felicity Huffman Agrees To Plead Guilty In College Bribery Scam

Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty for her role in the college bribery scam.  The actress is among 13 parents who, yesterday, agreed to admit to the charges.  She was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud for paying someone to alter her daughter’s SAT results to make sure they were high enough for … Read more

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The Province Will Soon Be Putting These Stickers On Gas Pumps

Premier Doug Ford plans to take his fight against the federal government’s carbon tax to the province’s gas pumps. His government says it will introduce legislation that would require stickers to be put on the pumps saying the tax will add more than 11 cents per litre to the price of gas by 2022. The environment and energy ministers say … Read more

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Justin Bieber Challenges Shawn Mendes To Hockey Match For “Prince Of Pop” Title

After the magazine The Observer put Shawn Mendes on its cover with the headline “Prince of Pop,” Justin Bieber jumped into the comments. Referring to the fact that both he and Shawn are Canadian, he wrote, “Hmm.  Gonna have to break a few more records to dethrone my title there bud (canadian voice).”  He then continued, “but if you want, we can play … Read more

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BTS Teases New Collab With Halsey, “Boy With Luv”

alsey is about to get a taste of BTS mania.  The singer joins the K-pop sensation on their latest song, “Boy with Luv,” which drops April 12.    BTS teased a clip of the music video Sunday, which features Halsey as orange-haired ticket booth operator. As she ends her shift, she walks past the group, who are sitting in front of … Read more

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Drunk Airline Passenger Flashes The Entire Plane During A Belligerent Rant

An allegedly intoxicated woman threw a fit on a Spirit Airlines flight and flashed fellow passengers after she was asked to power down her cellphone before takeoff.  Several people sitting in the rows behind the woman pulled out their phones to record the incident on a flight from Orlando to Newark on March 27.    One person’s video shows the moment … Read more

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New Calls For Longer Prison Sentences On The 10-Year Anniversary Of The Disappearance Of Tori Stafford

Victims of violent crime are calling for changes to the Canadian justice and corrections system. There was a rally on Parliament Hill yesterday to mark the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of Victoria (Tori) Stafford. Her father, Rodney Stafford, says the battle for longer, stricter prison sentences for violent offenders isn’t just about his daughter, it’s a national fight. Stafford … Read more

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Mailman Helps To Fulfill The Last Wish Of A Dog He Met On His Route

A postal worker received an emotional letter from the owners of a dog that he used to regularly give treats to when he was delivering mail along his usual route.  Texas mailman Fernando Barboza was out on his usual delivery route on April 1, when he received a note from the Cimino family – the owners of a dog he … Read more

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Episode 89 – Scott & Kat After 9 Podcast

In Episode 89 of the Scott and Kat After 9 Podcast we talk about flying from our experiences on flights, to people drinking on their flights and how different flying is today.… Read more

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