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Students Are Filing A Class-Action Lawsuit Against The Colleges

Today marks 1-month since the college faculty strike began. Members of the union are voting until 10am tomorrow on the latest offer from the colleges. While we wait for the results, a Toronto law firm has filed a proposed class

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Barbie Unveils Its First Ever Hijab-Wearing Doll

The woman who became the first US Olympian to compete wearing a hijab now has a Barbie modeled after her—and it’s the first one to wear a headscarf in the doll’s 58 years of existence.  Bronze medalist and sabre competitor

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Students Could Be Back In Class Next Tuesday – College Strike Voting Begins Today

Voting begins today and runs through Thursday for faculty members at Ontario’s 24 public colleges.  There are two options: Faculty can accept the latest contract offer or reject it and continue on with the strike that’s now into its fifth

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Dolce And Gabbana Is Releasing A Holiday Line Of Pasta

How much are you willing to pay for pasta? Dolce & Gabbana is hoping that $110 is your spaghetti budget. They have teamed up with Pastificio Di Martino to launch a new collection for the holiday season.  For that $110

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Lyft Takes Toronto

If Toronto’s Taxi industry was mad about Uber, they’re about to be livid. Lyft, the newest Uber-like company has been an operating business for 5 successful years prior to their GTA launch. In an exclusive interview with The Toronto Star, John Zimmer,

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2018 Subway Closures

TTC Released the dates of subway closures for the year of 2018. There is a total of 43 closures, and 7 late starts. See full list below: Scheduled TTC subway closures for 2018 13-14, Line 1: St. Clair W. to

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[Video] Guelph Dad’s Emotional Reaction To Receiving New Puppy Will Make You Cry

James Xuereb was heartbroken after his family’s 2 dogs, Lucy and Nemo, passed away in the summer. For his birthday, James’ wife and daughter surprised him with a new puppy named Lumo. His reaction is as you would expect –

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Spotify Is Now Allowing Their Employees To Choose Which Holidays They Want Off

Spotify has announced a new company policy that allows employees to choose their own holidays. Until now the company observed the ‘traditional’ holidays on the calendar. Effective immediately, employees have the option to swap traditional days off (like Christmas) for

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Star Wars Fan Discovers The Millennium Falcon On Google Maps

An eagle-eyed Star Wars fan, using Google Maps spotted the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars on a farmland in Britain.  Andi Durrant posted about the find on Twitter.  He said he discovered the famed ship after searching for Longcross Studios in

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The Plaza Hotel In New York Is Offering A Home Alone 2 Getaway Package

A new holiday themed getaway package is available that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Home Alone 2: Lost In New York.  The plaza hotel in New York is inviting guests to “Live Like Kevin”.  In addition to a copy of the Home

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As Of Today There Is No Through Traffic On King St – You Must Turn Right

Today Toronto will experience it’s first rush hours under a major change to downtown driving rules. Yesterday a new pilot project kicked off that forces all traffic on King St, between Jarvis and Bathurst St, to turn right after they

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Today Is A Stat Holiday – Here Is What Is Open And Closed

Because Remembrance Day fell on a Saturday this year, today the stat holiday is being observed. Banks and federal & provincial government offices are closed. There will be no mail delivery either. Open today are: schools, municipal government offices, most

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Richard Dreyfuss Responds To Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

  The latest sexual harassment and misconduct scandal story has arrived, this time highlighting acting veteran and Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss and his relationship with Los Angeles writer Jessica Teich over several years.   Teich claims the harassment was

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[BREAKING] Wonder Woman 2 In SERIOUS Jeopardy With Gal Gadot VS Brett Ratner Heating Up!

  Warner Bros. Pictures has denied a report that indicates that actress Gal Gadot is refusing to sign on for the ‘Wonder Woman’ sequel unless the first film’s producer Brett Ratner is completely removed from the franchise.  Ratner’s production company,

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‘Lest We Forget’ Remembrance Day 2017

‘Lest We Forget’ On The Eleventh Hour of The Eleventh Day of The Eleventh Month. We Remember. Today marks the 99th Anniversary of Remembrance Day first observed in 1919. Please wear a poppy today and take the time today to

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