Would you be surprised to learn that by age 17, half of girls (51%) will have quit sports? Did you know that (a shocking) 7 out of 10 girls feel they do not belong in sports, especially during puberty. A new campaign has been launched to change that. This summer, as the world prepares for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, … Read more
Ontario is restoring some funding for kids with autism (that are five years old or older), who were removed from a wait list for intensive therapy. Previously, the Liberal government had announced that as part of a new Ontario Autism Program it would stop funding Intensive Behavioural Intervention for kids over four, instead transitioning them to what officials are calling … Read more
Kellogg’s is opening a cereal cafe in New York where a bowl of Frosted Flakes could be yours for about $6. Kellogg’s NYC, set to launch in early July in Times Square, features a menu with a twist on the brand’s classic cereals. Christina Tosi, chef and owner of Milk Bar, helped Kellogg’s dream up the menu, which includes a … Read more
Toyota is recalling another 1.43-million vehicles globally, including a half-million in North America, for defective air bags. But wait … apparently this recall is not part of the massive recall of Takata air bags. Being recalled are the Prius hybrid, Prius plug-in and the Lexus CT200h produced between October 2008 and April 2012. A small crack in some inflators in … Read more
Work will begin next year to extend weekday GO train commuter service from Hamilton to Grimsby by 2021, and to Niagara Falls by 2023. The project will include new and upgraded train stations, a new train layover facility in Niagara Falls, more passenger trains and 30 kilometres of new track. In addition to the new Confederation GO station expected to … Read more
- One person is dead.
- Nine people injured.
- About 100 people evacuated from their homes.
- 1 home is completely destroyed.
- 6 homes sustained moderate – heavy damage.
- Two dozen homes have been damaged.
All of this after yesterday’s explosion in Mississauga. It happened at 4:20pm on Hickory Dr. near Dixie Road and Rathburn Road East. The cause of the explosion has … Read more
Yesterday the voice of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre announced he will no longer be the one announcing goals, penalties and everything in-between. Andy Frost has been the P.A. announcer for Leafs’ home games since 1999. He was told yesterday by Leafs’ president Brendan Shanahan that he was not being fired. But the team is not renewing … Read more
A Red Cross sign designed to teach children how to behave in a swimming pool has instead been blasted for being super racist. The poster – entitled “Be Cool, Follow the Rules” – was spotted in two pools in Colorado and showed children playing in a pool with signs pointing to the “cool” and “not cool” … Read more
Twitter has announced they are introducing stickers so users can add new levels of creativity to their posts. Twitter will offer hundreds of playful emoji, icons and cartoon images that can be added to photos. Twitter said the feature is due to be rolled out over the next few weeks for mobile devices. A blog post by Twitter said: “… Read more
The Globe and Mail is reporting that more cuts have taken place in Canadian hockey broadcasts with the dismissal of at least six on-air personalities including Glenn Healy, who was the between-the-benches analyst on Hockey Night in Canada’s No. 1 crew. P.J. Stock, Billy Jaffe, Chantal Desjardins, Corey Hirsch and Leah Hextall are also gone. In addition, the 5pm NHL … Read more
Since Volkswagen’s admission that some of their vehicles were designed to fool emissions tests, many VW owners have been wondering if they will be compensated? We are now much closer to having an answer. An agreement to settle the lawsuits filed against Volkswagen is expected to be filed in court today. A person briefed on the settlement talks says VW … Read more
Three deaths in the U.S. within the past two years has prompted Ikea to recall one of their best-selling dressers. The U.S. Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recall concerns millions of “Malm” dressers. The children were killed when dressers tipped over onto them. Ikea issued a repair kit last year that would secure the dressers to the wall.”… Read more
Suge Knight just sued Chris Brown over the 2014 club shooting. Suge was shot seven times at one of Chris’ parties in LA 2 years ago. I know what you are wondering…why is he suing? Did Chris shoot Suge? No. Suge is suing both Chris and the club 1OAK because he thinks there was no sufficient security. A gun was … Read more
Lionel Messi says he’s quitting Argentina’s national soccer team. Argentina and Messi lost a final for the third year in a row, with Chile winning the Copa America 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 0-0 tie Sunday night.
His nation’s captain and career scoring leader with 55 goals in 113 international appearances, Messi sent Argentina’s first penalty kick over the … Read more
Blondes might have more fun, (as the saying goes), but it’s brunettes having the last laugh when it comes to sex. According to a new survey of 1,000 men and women by dating website IllicitEncounters.com, 58% believe brunettes make for better lovers. Along with getting a lower rating in the bedroom, blondes were also rated as the most likely to … Read more
Edmonton police are investigating the hit-and-run death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo. Police say the 34-year-old from Saint John, New Brunswick was fatally injured early yesterday morning following an altercation in a parking lot. According to CBC News, “an altercation occurred between the drivers of two vehicles at around 2:15 a.m.” this morning in the parking … Read more
This week the three-amigos summit is being hosted in Ottawa. The three-amigos summit is where the leaders of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico all get together to discuss North-American issues. Mexico’s president arrives in Canada today to begin three days of carefully choreographed North American leader summitry.
Enrique Pena Nieto is heading to Quebec City this morning, before flying to … Read more
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A couple in Wisconsin called police after their cat’s wild behavior left them feeling like hostages in their own home. Police responded to the home in Greenfield when a woman called to report that her pet cat had attacked her husband and sought help in having the animal removed. “This is gonna sound like a … Read more