Nearly 4 Out Of 10 Will Skip Valentine’s Day To Save Money

A new survey from personal finance company LendingTree shows that 39% of us will skip out on Valentine’s Day to save money.  The survey commissioned from experience management company Qualtrics, surveyed 1,250 people across four generations: Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z.  

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This ‘Puppet Hoodie’ By Louis Vuitton Can Be Yours For 9 Thousand Dollars Canadian

This Louis Exclusively made to order sweater is turning heads. Maybe not in a good way. The company says this hoodie is ‘Crafted from a blend of crochet and cotton-silk jersey and featuring embroidered eyes, the puppets are sown onto a classic hoodie shape in compact felpa cotton. The piece is signed with the collection’s new black satin label with Read more

Taxing Streaming Services Could Be A Cash Cow For The Feds

A new report from the parliamentary budget officer says the government may be slightly underestimating how much revenue it could get by taxing services like Netflix. As it is, foreign-based online services can sell their products in Canada without charging federal sales taxes. The PBO estimates the bump in tax revenues could be more than $1.3 billion dollars over five … Read more

Trudeau Asked India For More Vaccines – Full COVID-19 Update

The Trudeau government is asking the government of India if it can send some COVID-19 vaccines Canada’s way. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says his country will do its best to help Canada, but stops short of making any specific guarantee. Canada is also not among 25 countries cleared by the Indian government to receive exported doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine … Read more

Louis Vuitton Had To Pull This Jamaican Flag Sweater Because They Got The Colours Wrong

Fashion icon Louis Vuitton has removed their new “Jamaican Stripe Sweater” after admitting that they got the colours from the Jamaican flag wrong. The sweater, which retailed for $1,340, is supposed to pay homage to the Jamaican flag.  But the sweater is green, yellow, and red. The Jamaican flag is green, yellow, and black. It appears that Louis Vuitton may … Read more

Americans Will Be Able To Get COVID Shots At Pharmacies Starting Next Week

After weeks of vaccine distribution being largely limited to hospitals, health systems and local health departments, COVID-19 vaccines are already poised to roll out at major pharmacies throughout America, including the nation’s two largest chains, CVS and Walgreens.  At CVS, which has nearly 10,000 locations, including pharmacies inside Target stores, vaccination appointments can be scheduled beginning tomorrow for about 350 … Read more

Flair Airlines To Start Flying Out Of The Region Of Waterloo Airport

Flair Airlines has announced a formal arrangement with the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF). Flair Airlines will provide non-stop domestic air service to Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Halifax multiple times a week. The current anticipated start of service is May 1, 2021 pending the lifting of travel restrictions due to COVID-19.

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Update: Marco Muzzo Granted Full Parole

The Parole Board of Canada has granted full parole to the man who killed three children and their grandfather while driving drunk. But the board has imposed a number of conditions on Marco Muzzo, including that he not consume alcohol or go into bars and strip clubs, He also has to stay out of Brampton and York. Muzzo was denied … Read more

Ford Government Investing More Into Mental Health And Addiction Supports For Post-Secondary Students

Post-secondary students needing mental-health or addictions services are getting a boost. The Ontario government says it will put seven million dollars towards on-campus and virtual supports. The money can also be used to address the needs of Indigenous and LGBTQ students as well those with disabilities. The province says the funds will allow colleges and universities to expand services.

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Travellers Coming To Canada at Land Crossings Will Need To Show A Negative COVID-19 Test – Full Update

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians arriving at the border by land can’t be refused entry. But Trudeau says, as of next week, those who don’t have proof of a recent COVID-19 test upon arriving at the border could face fines of up to $3,000. They will also be subject to a rigorous follow-up process to make sure they complete … Read more

Tires Falling Out Of Hatchback Leads To Impaired Charges

A Guelph male who didn’t notice that tires were falling out of his motor vehicle’s hatchback Monday evening faces impaired driving charges. About 7:10 p.m., a Guelph Police Service officer on patrol spotted the male’s SUV leaving a business on Woolwich Street near Marilyn Drive with the hatchback open. As the vehicle accelerated, three full-size tires fell from the vehicle, … Read more

Facebook Taking On COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation On Their Platform

Facebook is moving more aggressively to combat vaccine misinformation, taking down debunked claims on Facebook and Instagram including that vaccines cause autism or that it is safer for people to get COVID-19 than to receive the immunization.  Facebook also warned that groups, pages and accounts on Facebook and Instagram that repeatedly share these falsehoods may be removed.

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Ontario Starts To Recover Today As The Province Allows The State-Of-Emergency To Expire – Full COVID-19 Update

Premier Ford says Ontario will start to transition out of a province-wide shut-down this week starting with regions with the lowest COVID-19 cases. Ford says the state of emergency will be allowed to expire today but the stay-at-home order will remain in place as regions transition back to the province’s colour-coded restrictions system. Three regions in eastern and northeastern Ontario … Read more

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