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Big Deal Announced – Ferrero Is Buying Nestle’s Chocolate Business

There has been a blockbuster deal in the chocolate industry. Nestle is selling its U.S. confectionery business to Italian chocolate (and candy) maker Ferrero for an estimated $2.8 billion.  Nestle’s American sweet treats include Nestle Crunch, Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, Raisinets, Nips and Laffy Taffy. 

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[Pics] Jagmeet Singh Got Engaged Last Night

Congratulations to Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. He got engaged last night.  Singh popped the question to his long-time girlfriend Gurkiran Kaur during a private party in Toronto. He surprised her with the proposal and a ring in front of

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Reports Say Kathleen Wynne Will Shuffle Her Cabinet Today

Premier Kathleen Wynne is shuffling her provincial government cabinet with less than five months to go before the provincial election. Today’s shuffle is to replace ministers who won’t be seeking re-election. One of those not running again is Deputy Premier

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Authorities Confirm Death Of The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan was Not Suspicious

Scotland Yard officials have confirmed that the Cranberries lead singer Delores O’Riordan, age 46, who sadly and suddenly passed away this past Monday January 15 is not being treated as suspicious. The cause of death has yet to been determined.  

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Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir To Carry Canadian Flag At Olympic Opening Ceremony

It’s just been announced that ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will carry Canada’s flag into the opening ceremony at the Winter Games in South Korea. The Pyeongchang Olympics open February 9. It’s official! @tessavirtue17 and @scottmoir14 will lead #TeamCanada

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Is Johnnie Walker About To Release Something New? They Have Trademarked ‘Jane Walker’

TMZ is reporting that ‘Diageo’, parent company of the Johnnie Walker brand of Scotch, has filed paperwork to register a ‘Jane Walker’ trademark that would cover a bevy of unspecified beverages.  A post at Drampedia notes that labels bearing the name

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Reports Say The Blue Jays Have Signed Outfielder Curtis Granderson

Reports say the Blue Jays have signed veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson. Last year Granderson hit .212 with 26 home runs and 64 RBI’s for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers.  The deal is reportedly conditional, pending a physical.

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5-Year Old Girl Killed By Runaway SUV While Leaving School

A five-year-old girl was killed yesterday after she was hit by an unoccupied SUV near her school (St. Raphael Catholic Elementary School) in North York.  Police say it happened at about 3:30pm near Keele and Wilson. A Dad had just

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Doctors Warn Not To Try And Hold In A Sneeze After Man Was Seriously Injured

Health experts say if you are suffering from a cold or flu and feel the need to sneeze … let ‘er rip! Doctors want to discourage people from trying to stifle a sneeze — especially a forceful one because it

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Police Say It Did Not Happen – Nobody Tried To Cut Off Her Hijab

An 11-year-old girl’s claim last week that a scissors-wielding man approached her on the way to school and cut her hijab … was a lie. Toronto Police say they have now closed their investigation into the suspected hate crime, adding the

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Gospel Singer Edwin Hawkins Dies at 74

Grammy winner Edwin Hawkins, who was known for the crossover hit “Oh Happy Day,” has passed away at age 74. He unfortunately had been suffering from pancreatic cancer and his fight sadly ended today Jan 15th 2018.     Photo Credit:

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20-Year Old Wins $450 Million Dollar Lottery Jackpot

A 20-year-old from Florida has come forward as the lone winner of the $450 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot.   Shane Missler (pictured above) will won the January 5th draw and says he will take the lump sum payout of $281.2 million.  A week

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Weather Advisory In Effect For The GTA – Snow Is On The Way

A winter weather advisory is in effect for a large part of the GTA. Environment Canada says flurries coming off of Lake Ontario today will drop enough snow to make the morning commute a slippery one. And then more snow

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Car Crashes Into Dental Office In California

What in the blue heck happened here? This is crazy and looks like a scene from a Hollywood movie! Believe it or not the two people in the vehicle escaped without serious injuries. A vehicle went airborne and slammed into

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End Of An Era For Sears Canada

That’s it, that’s all! Fade to black! It’s the end of an era for another icon Canadian retailer. I remember the days of Simpson/Sears and the old catalogues. The company tried to restructure and re-invent themselves in a changing marketplace

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