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This Summer CAA Is Introducing Pay As You Go Insurance In Ontario

Pay as you go auto insurance will be coming to Ontario starting this summer. CAA Insurance says a ‘telematics device’ that is plugged into the vehicle allows motorists to track how much they are driving and to pay for auto

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Study Finds Eating Alone Is A Leading Cause Of Unhappiness

Eating meals alone is the biggest cause of unhappiness after mental illness, a study has found.  A quarter of adults eat alone all or most of the time, often because of hectic lifestyles or social isolation.  And this makes us

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The US Government Is Now Formally Recommending School Buses Have Seat Belts

Here’s a story from the US that we should probably be paying attention to in Canada. For the first time, the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending all new school buses be equipped with lap and shoulder seat belts, after

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Three Year Old Dead After Being Found In A Hot Vehicle In Burlington Yesterday

Police in Burlington say a toddler is dead after being found in a vehicle without vital signs yesterday. Halton Police say officers got a call at about 5:30pm from a “hysterical” man saying a child was in a vehicle and

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Police Investigating After Pot Edibles Brought To An Oshawa School Twice In Two Weeks

Police in Oshawa say some parents need educating after kids brought marijuana-laced snacks to the same school, twice, in two weeks. Durham Police say a Grade 6 student brought home-baked pot cookies to the Oshawa elementary school and four students

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Officials In Florida Apologize After Emergency Alert System Warns Of Zombies

Officials in Florida have apologized for an emergency alert that warned of a real power outage and a not-so-real “zombie alert.”  The alert, sent out by the city of Lake Worth early Sunday, warned of a “power outage and zombie alert for

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Air Taxi Service From Toronto To Cottage Country Will Begin Next Month

Getting to and from the cottage is about to get a lot faster. FlyGTA, a regional airline based out of Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ), has announced plans for scheduled air taxi service to and from the Muskoka Airport (YQA) starting

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Today Is The Halfway Point Of The Election Campaign – New Poll Numbers Out

Today is day 15 and the halfway point of the upcoming Provincial election.  Kathleen Wynne will be in Toronto this morning, then head north to Sudbury before an evening event in Thunder Bay. Andrea Horwath is also in Toronto today,

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You Can Now Place Bets On When Harry And Meghan Will Announce They Are Expecting

On Saturday millions watched the Royal Wedding and now bookies have already put odds on when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have a baby.  Ladbrokes say the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex have 4/6 odds on announcing they’re having a

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Look What Floyd Mayweather Bought His Daughter For Her 18th Birthday

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter, Iyanna Mayweather, just got a really expensive 18th birthday gift.  Past birthday gifts included a Mercedes 550 S-Class as well as a G-Class she was given for her 14th birthday.   And just two years after Drake and Future performed

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Talks Continue To Avert A Westjet Pilots’ Strike

WestJet Airlines says it is confident they will be able to reach an agreement with its pilots as contract negotiations continue this week. Westjet’s pilots have had the legal right to begin job action since Saturday, but said they would

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Big NDP Accounting Error Has Kathleen Wynne Calling Out Andrea Horwath

With just over two weeks to go until the election, this may not be good news for the Ontario NDP.  The Liberals are calling on the NDP to adjust the party platform a day after leader Andrea Horwath admitted her

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The Palace Confirms Prince Charles Will Walk Meghan Down The Isle

Kensington Palace has announced that Prince Harry’s father Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at the royal wedding tomorrow. Charles is stepping in after the father of the bride, Thomas Markle, had heart surgery days before the

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Police Warning Businesses About Fraud Involving Mobile Payment Phone Apps

Orangeville Police are warning local businesses to be vigilant when point-of-sale transactions are completed using ‘mobile payment phone apps’. Recently a number of businesses were victimized by fraudsters who made purchases with stolen credit card information. The transactions were completed

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Ontario Has The Highest Gas Prices In The Country – 26 Cents Higher Than Last Year

With the long weekend upon us, gas prices nationwide have shot up again. Dan McTeague of GasBuddy.com says drivers here in Ontario (and the ones in Vancouver) are seeing the highest prices in the country. The lowest prices can be found in

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