Trudeau Pays Tribute To Fallen Toronto Cop

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted his condolences Sunday to the family, friends and colleagues of a Toronto police officer killed in the line of duty early Friday morning. The body of Constable Jeffrey Northrup was escorted from the coroner’s office to a funeral home in Thornhill, Ontario on Sunday, where it will rest while details for a visitation and funeral … Read more

Canada Will Move To Zero Emission Vehicles But Not Until 2035

The federal government is speeding up its goal for when it wants to see all light-duty vehicles sold in Canada to be electric. The Transport Minister announced yesterday that by 2035, all new cars and light-duty trucks sold in the country will be zero-emission vehicles. The Trudeau government has already poured at least $300-million dollars into a rebate program that … Read more

Another Racially Motivated Incident In London

London police say a 36-year-old man is facing five charges after a family was racially targeted by a neighbour. Police say they received a report on Sunday that a vehicle had been driven onto the lawn of a residence multiple times before it was parked at a nearby home. They say people concerned about the driver approached the home and Read more

We Are In A Climate Emergency

Today: A frank conversation about climate change. That’s at the end. Before that: Off script Doug returns, Waterloo Region continues to get screwed, A new weight loss device that keeps your mouth shut, Being unvaccinated at a wedding, An update on the Britney Spears conservatorship hearing, and What you miss about commuting to work.… Read more

Toronto Considering Renaming Dundas Street

In Toronto, Mayor John Tory says he supports renaming Dundas Street in an effort to promote inclusion and reconciliation with marginalized communities. Tory says the city’s manager has released a report recommending the move, which will then be considered by the city council’s executive committee next week. The mayor says he requested the report in response to growing calls to Read more

Will Upcoming Weddings Require Guests Be Vaccinated?

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and larger weddings are made possible, wedding planners say the vaccination status of attendees is becoming an important factor for clients. Alexandra Slawek of Boutiq Weddings and Events in Calgary said some of her clients only want attendees who are at least partially vaccinated. She expects more people will specify that requirement on invitations and wedding … Read more

Man In London Arrested After Stealing A Child’s Wheelchair

Police say a London (Ontario) man was arrested and is facing several criminal charges after allegedly stealing a child’s wheelchair and using it to shoplift. Investigators say the pink specialized wheelchair was taken from the front porch of a house early Tuesday morning. The next morning police say a 29-year-old man entered a grocery store with a pink wheelchair, selecting Read more

Microsoft Introduces Windows 11

Microsoft has unveiled the next generation of its Windows software, called Windows 11. The latest version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system has a new start menu and other features. Windows 11 is expected to become available later this year on new computers and other devices, and as a free update for those with Windows 10, which was introduced in 2015. Read more

Uber Starts Charging HST On Canada Day

Uber Canada has announced customers of its ride sharing and delivery service will have to start paying sales tax due to a corporate change. Uber says its shifting its Canadian operations from the Netherlands to Canada effective July 1st. The move means Uber users and drivers having issues with the company can engage in dispute resolutions in Canada instead of Read more

Holt Renfrew To End All Fur Sales

Holt Renfrew has announced a series of sustainability promises, including a pledge to end all sales of fur by the end of the year. The luxury retailer also says materials across its business such as cotton, leather, down, feathers and plastic packaging will come from certified sustainable sources by the end of 2025. The sustainability commitments also include targets for Read more

Step 2 Begins Wednesday In Most Places – Full COVID-19 Update

Ontario is moving to the second stage of its COVID-19 reopening plan next Wednesday, a few days ahead of schedule. Hair salons and similar facilities will reopen with mask requirements and capacity rules, and limits on gatherings will be rolled back further. Outdoor attractions like water parks can reopen, outdoor performances and team sports can resume and small indoor gatherings … Read more

Popeyes Introduces The IDK Meal

Popeyes is helping indecisive customers make up their mind about what they want to eat. The chicken chain has introduced the Popeyes “I Don’t Know Meal.” Designed for the times when your dining partner responds that he or she simply doesn’t know what they want to eat, the IDK meal is an obvious go-to. Customers ordering the meal … Read more

Scooter Braun Finally Speaks Out On Taylor Swift

Scooter Braun is finally speaking out on one of the biggest stories in music from the past year. In an interview with Variety and is finally speaking about the Taylor Swift Masters recordings drama. Scooter says “I regret and it makes me sad that Taylor had that reaction to the deal. All of what happened has been very confusing and Read more

[AUDIO] Britney Spears Asks Judge To Remove Conservatorship And Reveals Some Shocking Details About The Last 13 Years

It was such a revealing day for Britney Spears yesterday. She asked a court to end her conservatorship, and gave a pretty eye-opening unbelievable testimony about how her life has been. Key things we learned based on her story:

-Her Team forced drugs on her during her performances, and even made her switch to lithium, which is a very dangerous … Read more

Study Finds Legal Pot Is Getting More Potent

Researchers in British Columbia have released a report saying the price of cannabis at government-run stores went down as potency increased between 2019 and 2020. The director of the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria, says that raises concerns about public health in an industry generating millions of dollars in revenue in jurisdictions across the … Read more

Ford Says An Announcement On Stage 2 Will Happen Soon – Full COVID-19 Update

Premier Ford says an announcement will come soon on whether the province will move up the next phase of re-opening from July 2nd. Ford says Ontario may move into Phase Two earlier than scheduled following discussions with the province’s top doctor. The province has already met its COVID-19 vaccination targets for further rolling back restrictions on gatherings and retail shopping. … Read more

A Plea To Doug Ford – Please Let Them Open

Today: Asking Doug to do the right thing and let businesses safely reopen, Annoying words or phrases, Defining what a Staycation is, Sports Gambling is about to become legal in Canada, Vin Diesel has a bit of a feud with The Rock, and Britney Spears goes to court today and try and end the Conservatorship her father has over her. … Read more

The Top Canadian Cities Ready To Get It On

We’re all in this together”: the phrase uniting Canadians throughout the country’s grueling fight against COVID-19 remains salient as cities emerge from some of the longest lockdowns in North America. Restless Canadians are rolling up their sleeves to take their shot at what could be one of the hottest summers yet. From coast-to-coast, Canadians are stepping out of … Read more

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