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Premier Ford Says Ontario Will Not Give In On Wage Increase Demands From The Union

 

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Premier Doug Ford says his government will not give in to wage demands of Ontario teachers’ unions despite escalating job action. Yesterday Ford accused the leaders of the four unions of holding parents hostage and hurting the province’s economy with rotating strikes and work-to-rule campaigns. He added a one … Read more

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[Video] SPOILER: ‘Modern Family’ Killed Off Another Character Last Night

Spoiler Alert for Modern Family fans that may have missed the show last night. A character was killed off…. … Read more

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Edibles Went On Sale Yesterday And Sold Out Almost Instantly

Well that was quick. Yesterday the Ontario Cannabis Store started selling edibles. And as expected … they sold out almost instantly.  A spokesman says the store’s website processed 2,000 transactions in the first hour that the products went on sale. About 70 products, including edibles, beverages, vapes, tea, soft chews and concentrates are now available for purchase on the O.C.S. Read more

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[Video] Jonas Brothers – What A Man Gotta Do

It’s here! Check out the latest from Jonas Brothers, performing “What A Man Gotta Do.” It features all the wives, too! … Read more

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[Video] Paris Hilton Launched New Cooking Show On Youtube

We know. You don’t really associate Paris Hilton with cooking. However, she says that everyone who knows her, knows that she LOVES to cook. That said, she is inviting everyone to spend a night in her kitchen … Read more

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Episode 150 – A Few Stories We Promised You

Scott’s encounter on the 401, Kat hit a door hard and what happened after Scott fell asleep on the couch. … Read more

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Living Together Before Marriage Can Kill Your Sex Life

Couples may want to reconsider shacking up, for the sake of their future sex life.  A study of about 100 couples, published in the Journal of Sex Research, found that couples who lived together before marriage were less sexually satisfied than those couples who didn’t live together before marriage.  And sex aside, living together before marriage also could spell doom … Read more

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Mark Wahlberg Accepts Dr. Oz’s Fitness Challenge After They Disagree On Cancelling Breakfast

This back and forth between Dr. Oz and Mark Wahlberg over ‘to eat or not to eat breakfast’ has turned into a nice little promo for … Read more

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Alexa Can Now Help You Save A Life In An Emergency Situation

The Amazon Alexa can do just about anything. It can tell you what to make for dinner, turn on the lights to wake you up in the morning, and even how to cook a turkey. But one thing you may not know is that Alexa can also help you save a life. In an emergency situation, the device will walk … Read more

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Spotify Is Now Customizing Playlists For Your Pets

Spotify can now generate playlists … for your pets, with a new tool that claims to customize mixes to your pets’ species and personality traits.  The service was announced yesterday, noting that 71 percent of pet owners already play music for their pets.  The “Pet Playlists” tool allows users to choose between dog, cat, iguana, hamster and bird, … Read more

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The Ford Government Is Now Compensating Parents For Daycare Costs On Strike Days

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At least one teachers’ union leader says the Ford Government’s offer to compensate parents impacted by rotating one-day teachers’ strikes in Ontario is nothing more than a bribe. Education Minister Stephen Lecce says funding of up to $60 dollars a day of missed school is aimed at ensuring children are cared … Read more

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[Video] The Notorious B.I.G. Will Be Inducted Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame – And Nobody Is More Excited Than Diddy

The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame announced the Class of 2020, and it includes an impressive lineup. The likes of Whitney HoustonNine Inch Nails,… Read more

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Episode 149 – Kat Got Engaged Again

Kat’s husband proposed last night. The foods that celebrities hate. The cost of eating out and our brilliant idea for the Dick Wick. … Read more

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Oreo’s “Most Stuf” Cookies Filled With More “Stuf” Than Any Existing Oreo

The makers of Oreo cookies apparently won’t rest until we’re all just human-sized sacks of flesh filled with Stuf.  The brand announced on Monday the return of the Oreo “Most Stuf” cookies, a limited-edition offering which was described as having the “most crème” of any variety — including “Mega Stuf” — during its initial … Read more

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NASA Says A Huge Asteroid Is About To Zip Past Earth

A huge asteroid is set to zip past our planet this week, according to NASA.  The asteroid, dubbed 2009 BH2, will make a close approach with Earth on Saturday.  The space rock is estimated to be around 88 meters – 200 meters in diameter.  During Saturday’s passing, the asteroid will be around 2.8 million miles away from our planet. While … Read more

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Dunkin’ Teams Up With Snoop Dogg To Introduce A Beyond Meat Breakfast Sandwich

Snoop Dogg is making sandwiches out of doughnuts.  Together with Dunkin’, Snoop has announced the debut of the new “Beyond D-O-Double G Sandwich,” a breakfast sandwich made with a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty, egg, cheese, and two glazed doughnut halves for buns.  “When I got the chance to work at Dunkin’ for the Beyond Sausage Sandwich Read more

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The Province Is Looking For A New Phone System For Jail Inmates

The province says it’s working on a procurement process for a modernized phone system for inmates in provincial jails. Inmates are currently only able to place collect calls to landlines but the new system would allow them to call cellphones and international numbers. Advocates say the current system is punitive and restricts the ability of inmates to maintain employment, housing … Read more

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Netflix Has Renewed ‘You’ For Season 3

“You” will return to Netflix for a third season.  Both Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti will return for the 10-episode season, which is expected to premiere sometime in 2021.… Read more

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Plane Making Emergency Landing Yesterday Dumped Fuel On Nearby Schools

Officials in California want answers after a mist of jet fuel dumped by an airliner making an emergency return to Los Angeles International Airport fell on several schools. About 56 children and adults suffered minor skin and lung irritation. Nobody needed to go to hospital, but they did need to have the fuel scrubbed off.  Delta Air Lines says the … Read more

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Iran’s President Warns That European Soldiers In The Middle East May Be In Danger

Iran’s president is warning that European soldiers deployed in the Middle East — quote – “may be in danger.” This comes after Britain, France and Germany challenged Iran over breaking the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. Hassan Rouhani made the comment today during a televised Cabinet meeting. It marks the first time Rouhani has threatened Europe.

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Ken Jennings: The G.O.A.T.

Ken Jennings is the greatest “Jeopardy!” player of all time. He won the game of Legendary Champions… taking home the $1 Million dollars and bragging rights last night… Read more

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Episode 148 – Scott Had A Strange Encounter At The Keg

Scott ran into someone who knew him at The Keg, Scott’s martini recipe, It’s so cold in western Canada, we don’t miss going to clubs and more. … Read more

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Beer And Wine Sales Dropped Last Year As People Discovered Hard Seltzers

Last year wine drinking in the U.S. went down by almost 1%.  That’s the first time in 25 years that wine drinking went down and not up. Beer drinking went down for the fourth straight year, dropping 2.3%. But overall Americans drank more alcohol last year than they did in 2018 and even spent more on booze.  So what replaced … Read more

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Iran Has Arrested An Unknown Number Of Suspects For Shooting Down The Ukrainian Plane

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wants a special court set up to try those responsible for shooting down a Ukrainian plane that killed all 176 people on board — including 57 Canadians. Iran’s judiciary now says arrests have been made, but there’s no word how many people have been detained or who they are.

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Apple Is Offering Free Replacement For Battery Cases After Discovering Flaw That Prevents Them From Charging

Customers who bought a phone-charging case for two newer iPhone models may be eligible for a free replacement.   Apple says it will replace cases with built-in chargers purchased for its XS, XS Max, and XR models after issues prevented them from charging the case itself in addition to problems charging the devices they were attached to.  Luckily, charging and not … Read more

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Man Hospitalized With 3-Day Erection After Taking Bull Sex Stimulant

A man in Mexico has been hospitalized after he purchased a “sexual stimulant” typically used for breeding animals. The man went to a hospital in Reynosa, at the U.S.-Mexico border, after he developed an erection that lasted three days. This cock & bull story began when he ingested a drug used to stimulate cattle for insemination. He told … Read more

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Cheetos Announces An Official Name For Dusty Cheese Residue On Your Fingers

The dusty-cheese byproduct of eating Cheetos that consumers, for decades, have sometimes described as “Cheetos fingers” now has an official term:… Read more

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[Video] Trailer Revealed For Spider-Man Spin-Off ‘Morbius’ Starring Jared Leto

The first trailer for Morbius, the upcoming Spider-Man spin-off film starring Jared Leto is out! … Read more

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Queen Elizabeth Issues Statement About Harry And Meghan’s ‘Period Of Transition’

The Royal Family met for two and a half hours yesterday, and Queen Elizabeth ended up issuing a statement letting the world know … Read more

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A Couple Of High Profile Court Cases Will Be Heard In Toronto Today

Sentencing gets underway today for the woman caught on video throwing a chair off a balcony near the Gardiner Expressway. Marcella Zoia pleaded guilty to one count of mischief causing danger to life in November. She admitted to … Read more

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Today Microsoft Ends Support And Updates For Windows 7

Millions of PCs will stop receiving security updates today as Microsoft ends support for the Windows 7 operating system.  PCs running Windows 7 will still function but Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates or security fixes.  The technology giant will use full-screen pop-up notifications on devices running the decade old system to try to convince users to … Read more

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Update On Job Action By The Various Teacher Unions

The union representing Ontario’s French-language teachers will be announcing their next move today. They’re one of many unions currently in labour negotiations with the Ontario government. The union representing high school teachers is planning another one-day strike at some boards for tomorrow, while the province’s elementary school and Catholic teachers have announced day-long job actions for next week. The Ontario … Read more

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Episode 147 – The Vagina Scented Candle And Missed Connections

Gweneth Paltrow’s new vagina scented candle, The Leafs are terrible when they play in Florida, Diego the stud tortoise, the Oscar nominations, the Royals are meeting today, the situation at the Pickering Nuclear Plant and Missed Connections from Monday January 13, 2020. … Read more

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Episode 146 – First Date Sex And Missed Connections

How long people wait to have sex in a new relationship, the Beer Store needs to get better at chilling beer, Another hacked road sign, new details on Harry & Megan and Missed Connections from Friday January 10, 2019.… Read more

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Converse Is Selling A Wedding Collection For Brides And Grooms

On your wedding day, you can be on your feet for hours. Between getting ready, the ceremony and then dancing the night away at the reception, wearing heels for that long might give you a few blisters. So if you want to wear flats but still fit with the wedding style, Converse has released a whole range of wedding trainers, … Read more

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Stud Tortoise Gets To Retire After Fathering About 1,700 Offspring

At the ripe old age of about 130, Diego the Galapagos tortoise is retiring from his role as stud reptile. Brought to the U.S., sometime around 1930, Diego spent 30 years in the San Diego Zoo’s breeding program. He was returned to Ecuador in 1977 to help the endangered tortoise population on Espanola Island. This year, Ecuador’s environmental ministry announced … Read more

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Today Is The Royal Meeting – Meghan Will Call In Rather Than Attend In Person

Today is the day. The Queen is hosting a family meeting to work out a future for Prince Harry and Meghan. This comes after their dramatic decision to walk away from senior royal roles. Elizabeth has summoned Harry, Prince William and Prince Charles there for a meeting on Monday. Meghan — who is here in Canada right now — will … Read more

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Full Time Extras Needed In Jason Momoa Series Filming In St. Thomas

If it wasn’t enough that Jason Momoa is filming a new TV series close to home… he needs YOU to be in it! Okay, so I over exaggerate. … Read more

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Ontario Government Launches Full Investigation Into Yesterday’s Pickering Nuclear Alert

The Ontario government says it will fully investigate how a false alarm about an incident at the Pickering nuclear power plant could have happened. People across the province woke up to the alert yesterday morning, which warned of an unspecified incident that didn’t require any evacuations. Another alert was sent shortly after stating that the original message had been sent … Read more

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Truck Rollover Leaves One Dead And Two Injured In Mississauga

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A driver is dead following a dramatic three-vehicle collision involving a stolen tractor trailer in Mississauga late last night. It happened at an Esso gas station near Mavis Road and Eglinton Avenue.  As a result of the crash, the truck flipped over onto its side, crashed into the Esso sign and took out various … Read more

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