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Major Flooding Downtown Toronto After Heavy Rain Last Night

Above Photo Credit: Jeremy Cohn via Twitter Toronto got a drenching last night when a slow-moving storm brought heavy rain that caused widespread flash flooding and left numerous vehicles trapped in underpasses. In one incident, police had to rescue two

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[Video] Police ID Impaired Driving Suspect After Van Drove On The Beach In Port Dover This Weekend

Police have identified a man who has been charged with impaired driving after he allegedly drove onto a crowded beach in Port Dover on Saturday. The OPP says 43-year-old Yourem Mako of Hamilton was charged with impaired driving, driving over

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Burger King Has Brought Back Surge Soda

Surge soda is back, for now.  The citrus-flavoured soft drink, which was Coca-Cola’s answer to Mountain Dew, had legions of devoted fans when it debuted in early 1997, but within a few years the hype around the beverage died down.  It

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Internet Outrage Over How This Man Makes Wait Staff Earn Their Tips

The internet is acting with outrage after a Facebook user who decided that tormenting his waitress for her tip was a fun game to play on a night out with his wife.  He shared the experience online, claiming that with

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Today Premier Ford Is Expected To Announce Buck-A-Beer Will Begin Labour Day Weekend

Today Premier Doug Ford is expected to reveal the provincial government’s buck-a-beer plan. The move was one of Doug Ford’s promises during the spring election campaign. A source told The Canadian Press last week that the Progressive Conservative plan will

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Huge Recall Announced On RAM Pick-Up Trucks

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 1.4 million pickups to fix a defect that could result in the tailgate flying open while in motion.  The recall covers Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups with power locks from the 2015 through 2017

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Gywneth Paltrow Promoting A Brand Of Beer Made Especially For Breastfeeding Mothers

A pair of entrepreneurial mothers are marketing a brand of beer especially toward nursing moms — and Gwyneth Paltrow is a fan.  Au Liquid Gold — so named because breast milk is often referred to as liquid gold — is an oatmeal stout created for

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What’s Open, Closed And Happening In The GTA This Long Weekend

It’s the long weekend. Monday we celebrate Simcoe Day here in Ontario. Keep in mind Banks, government offices, the post office and libraries will be closed. Many stores will be open on Monday, but on holiday hours. Here are the

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At Least One Person Presumed Dead After A Car Crashed Into Toronto Harbour Last Night

Toronto Police say a recovery effort will resume this morning to find a vehicle that went into Lake Ontario last night. At least one person was reportedly in the vehicle when it went into the Toronto harbour at about 10:00pm

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Apple Has Become The World’s First $1 Trillion Company

…and the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 TRILLION is… Apple! $1 TRILLION! Full story below (via The Associated Press):   Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion.

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Jays To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of Back-To-Back World Series Titles

25 years?! Wow! The Toronto Blue Jays plan to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their back-to-back world series titles at their August 11th game. Alumni from the 92 and 93 rosters will be on hand. Pretty cool! Check out the

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[Public Safety Alert] Renforth And Burnhamthorpe Area – Prowler and Reported Sexual Assault

Toronto Police are warning the public about an ongoing sexual assault investigation. On Tuesday night between 11pm-midnight, a man entered a home in the area of Renforth Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road and sexually assaulted a child. On Sunday, around the same time, a

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A Natural Turquoise-Coloured Wine Is Now Available In France

France is known for its vin rouge, vin blanc and even vin rose – but certainly not vin bleu.  Yet entrepreneur René Le Bail has created a completely natural turquoise-coloured tipple which has even garnered attention from France’s wine-making capital, Bordeaux. 

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OSPCA Inviting Pet Friendly Businesses To Register For Their No Hot Pets Directory

The Ontario SPCA is calling for pet-friendly businesses to help keep pets out of hot cars. They are encouraging businesses across the province to take part in the annual No Hot Pets campaign. Businesses that pledge their support for the No Hot

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UK Couple Looking For A Wedding Videographer To Film Their Wedding Night Sex Tape

A British couple has advertised for a professional videographer to film their wedding night sex tape.  The man and woman — who want to remain anonymous — are due to marry next month and obviously haven’t been wedding planning properly

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