Author: Scott Fox

The House Of Commons Rejected 13 Senate Amendments To The Marijuana Legalization Bill

The federal government’s bill to legalize recreational marijuana is now on back in front of the Senate. Yesterday the House of Commons voted to accept 27 (largely technical) amendments made by the Senate and tweaked two others.  However, they rejected 13 amendments

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Doug Ford Implements A Hiring Freeze And Other Cost-Cutting Measures Until The Audit Is Complete

Ontario’s incoming premier has imposed a hiring freeze on the public service as part of a series of measures meant to limit spending. An aide to Doug Ford says the people of Ontario work hard for their money, and they

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[Video] Plane Carrying Saudi Arabian World Cup Soccer Team Catches Fire

An engine on the plane carrying the Saudi Arabian soccer team to one of the 11 World Cup host cities in Russia has caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt. Russia’s federal agency for air traffic says the Russian

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The York Strike Is Not Really Over

York University students don’t appear to be too hopeful that they’ll be back in class soon — even though some of the school’s striking contract workers voted to accept the university’s latest offer. CUPE 3903 Unit 2 said more than

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Roberto Osuna In Court Today

Blue Jays’ closer Roberto Osuna’s case will be back in court today, although he personally will not appear, according to his lawyer. Osuna was charged with assault and put on administrative leave by Major League Baseball back in May. While

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A Pay What You Can Afford Grocery Store Has Opened In Toronto

A pay-what-you-can grocery store has opened in Toronto in hopes of feeding the city’s hungry. Chef Jagger Gordon’s Pay It Forward Grocery Store is stocked with food he’s rescued from food terminals, supermarkets and bakeries that would otherwise go to

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[Video] Mexican Soccer Fans Caused An Actual Earthquake Yesterday

Mexican soccer fans celebrating their victory over Germany in the World Cup yesterday caused a literal earthquake in Mexico City.  Ten minutes before halftime Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the match – and Mexican supporters in Moscow went wild.  But

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Truck Collision Spills Fireball Whisky All Over The Highway

Two semi-trucks crashed on a highway in Arkansas Thursday morning, leaving miniature bottles of whiskey scattered across the road.  The Arkansas Department of Transportation shared photos of the aftermath of the crash between the two trucks as hundreds of bottles of Fireball

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The World Cup Begins Today – Here Is The Schedule

Today the biggest sporting event in the world gets underway. It’s the FIFA World Cup. Below are the groupings of countries and the schedule for the Group Stage. Most games are televised in Canada on TSN. All times are EST. Groups:

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Houston Hotel Offering A $25,000 Fathers Day Package

A Houston hotel is offering a special pampering package for Father’s Day that costs $25,000 and includes a stay in the Presidential Suite.  The Post Oak Hotel said the “One-of-a-Kind Father’s Day” package includes a one-night stay in the 5,000-square-foot Presidential Suite,

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New Craft Bourbon Is Made With Beaver ‘Secretion’

A New Hampshire distillery is marketing a new craft bourbon containing an unusual flavouring ingredient: beaver secretion.  Tamworth Distilling and Mercantile announced the release of Eau De Musc. It is an 88-proof bourbon selling for $65 per 6.7-ounce bottle.  The high-end spirit

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Mom Forces Her Nine-Year-Old Daughter To Wear The Same Clothes For A Week To Teach Her To Stop Being An A******E

A Newfoundland mom has raised some eyebrows for a punishment impose don her daughter that some may feel is a little harsh. Amanda Mitchell stripped her 9-year old daughter’s room of everything but her bed and one pair of clothes. 

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[Video] Uber Driver Kicks Out Lesbian Couple After They Shared A Kiss

An Uber driver was videotaped on Saturday kicking a lesbian couple out of his vehicle because they shared a brief kiss in the backseat, according to the couple.  Alex Iovine, a 26-year-old advertising consultant, told her story to the New York

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[Video] Mike Tyson Throws A Cup Of Water At Don King

If boxing fans are still wondering if legendary fighter Mike Tyson still hates former promoter Don King, they got their answer in New York on Saturday night.  The two were once incredibly close as Tyson dominated inside the ring but

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Police Investigating Over A Dozen Murdered Canada Geese In North York

Toronto Police say they do not believe an animal is to blame for the mutilation of more than a dozen Canada geese in an industrial area in North York. They say the 14 geese were found dead on Monday morning.

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