Author: Scott Fox

Two Popular Chat Apps May Not Work On Your Phone For Much Longer

A couple of popular apps may not work on your phone for much longer. Google has announced that as-of June, there will be no more Google Talk. Gchat, as it-was-known, was one of the more widely-used instant messaging services, with

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Diamond and Diamond’s Response Concerning Contingency Fees in Ontario

Yesterday the Toronto Star posted a story about Diamond and Diamond Personal Injury lawyers hiring a lobbyist to pressure the government on the issue on “lawyer contingency fees”. Yesterday Diamond and Diamond released a statement in response to that article.

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Woman Carjacked At Gunpoint In Mississauga – Suspect Rams Police Cruiser

Peel Police say a woman was carjacked at gunpoint on Sunday night in Mississauga and the suspect eventually crashed the stolen vehicle into a police cruiser before escaping. It happened around 11:00pm in the Burnhamthorpe Rd and Erin Mills Parkway

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[Video] Hurricanes Goalie Stretchered Off The Ice Last Night After Collision

There was a scary moment in Carolina last night when Hurricanes goaltender Eddie Lack had to be stretchered off the ice. Lack was attempting to make a save in overtime when Detroit’s Andreas Athanasiou crashed into him, sending Lack back

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Jewelry Store Apologizes After Some Found This Billboard Offensive

A North Carolina jewelry store has apologized to anyone offended by their new advertising campaign: “Sometimes, it’s OK to throw rocks at girls.”  The billboard sparked a backlash on social media when it was erected by Spicer Greene Jewelers in Asheville.  “Small

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Finance Minister Admits The Liberals Haven’t Figured Out How To Tax Marijuana Sales

Yesterday we told you about the federal government’s plans to legalize marijuana by July 1, 2018. As expected, stocks on Canada’s existing marijuana growers had a good day on the markets so they are making money. But how exactly will

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Police Looking For Witnesses To Rollover Last Thursday

The OPP are looking for witnesses or people with information about a crash that happened last Thursday. Around 4:30pm, E.M.S. were called to a single vehicle crash on Wellington Road 50 between Trafalgar Road and Sixth Line in Erin. The

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Marijuana Will Be Legal On Canada Day 2018

Last night on the National, the CBC reported that the federal government plans to announce legislation next month that will legalize the recreational use of marijuana by Canada Day, 2018. According to the report, the national age limit to purchase

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Uber Grounds Their Fleet Of Self-Driving Cars After Serious Accident In Arizona

Uber has grounded all of its self-driving cars after one of the automated vehicles crashed and flipped onto its side in Tempe, Arizona on Friday. A spokesman for the company said yesterday: “We are continuing to look into this incident

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Mom Posts Open Letter To Those Who Chastised Her Son During A Beauty & The Beast Screening

A Hamilton Mom’s Kijiji post about her teenage son’s Tourettes syndrome has gone viral. The woman says her 16-year-old son was chastised for making noise during a screening of Beauty and the Beast. “Tonight my family saw [Beauty and the

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Jon Gosselin To Make His Stripper Debut On Saturday

He’s been a reality star, a DJ, a maitre-d’, a solar panel installer and a TGI cook. And it looks like Jon Gosselin has gotten himself another career … as a stripper. The former Jon And Kate Plus 8 star will

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Natural Gas Rates Are Going Up Next Week

Natural gas rates are going up in Ontario starting April 1. The Ontario Energy Board approved rate increases for Union Gas that will see the average customer in southern Ontario paying an extra $20.20 per year. The average Enbridge customer

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Freezing Rain Warning In Effect

Environment Canada has upgraded the special weather statements to freezing rain warnings now for areas north of Toronto. Here are the details: 

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Alberta School Offering Controversial Women Studies Course

A school in Alberta has come under fire for running a “Women Studies” course, which teaches female students polite conversation and dinner party etiquette. The optional course at Eleanor Hall School in Clyde, Alberta, has been heavily criticized, with critics branding it

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Government Extending Maternity Leave To 18 Months

One of the changes announced in yesterday’s federal budget, directly affects anyone thinking of starting (or adding to) their family. The government is extending the period that Canadians can claim maternity and parental benefits. Expectant women will be allowed to

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