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Special Weather Statement In Effect – Freezing Rain Likely Monday Night Into Tuesday

Special weather statement in effect for: Toronto Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin County Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County Caledon Halton Hills – Milton Mississauga – Brampton Newmarket – Georgina –

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Instagram Now Shows When Users Are Active

Yesterday, while on Instagram, I noticed that I could see when people were active on the app – “now”, “26 mins ago”, 2 hours ago” – me no likey. Have you noticed this too? Well, there’s good news – you

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YouTube, Facebook And Instagram Are Removing All Tide Pod Challenge Videos

YouTube has begun the process of removing videos of teens eating detergent that were posted to the site as part of the (potentially fatal) “Tide Pod Challenge.” That viral craze challenges young people to film themselves chewing on detergent pods and

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Today Popcorn Is Free For Scene Card Members At Cineplex Theatres

Today (January 19) is National Popcorn Day. To celebrate, Cineplex is giving away a free small bag of popcorn to Scene cardholders. In a media release, Cineplex says the offer is open to all of their 8-million Scene Card holders

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[Video] Millionaire Father Hires Strippers To Perform At His Son’s 12th Birthday Party

Warning: The video below may be inappropriate for some audiences. Discretion is advised. A millionaire father has come under fire for hiring strippers to perform at his 12-year-old son’s birthday.  Video footage of the birthday party shows exotic dancers performing

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Burger King Introduces The New Double Quarter Pound King

Burger King has raised their game by introducing something brand new. It’s a new burger made of a half-pound of beef, called the ‘Double Quarter Pound King’. It consists of two patties that each have a pre-cook weight of four ounces.

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Arrest Made in the disappearance of two Toronto Men Who went missing last year

An arrest has bee made as a part of project prism, an investigation of two missing Toronto men who were known to frequent the village in the Church and Wellesley area. Selim Esen, 44, who went missing in March of

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Toronto Among Cities Amazon Is Considering For Its Second North American Headquarters

Amazon has revealed a list of 20 locations it’s considering for its second North American headquarters, and Toronto is one of them! In fact, Toronto is the only Canadian city that made the list. Among the other cities –  New

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Oreo Is Now Offering A Monthly Cookie Subscription Service Through Amazon

If you are a fan of Oreo cookies, you can now join their “Cookie Club”. It’s a subscription service through Amazon that delivers every month.  Each box contains two treats, a mix of old favourites and new product innovations, as well as

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Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Is Heading Towards Earth

A large asteroid which is bigger than the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, will hurtle past our planet in two weeks.  The 2002 AJ129 asteroid has been classed as ‘potentially hazardous’ by NASA and will fly past at speeds of

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Premiere Wynne Is Giving Millions To Child Cares To Deal With The Minimum Wage Increase

Premier Kathleen Wynne says thousands of businesses across the province have figured out how to pay the new minimum wage of 14 dollars. She says many business owners are already paying more than the increased minimum wage. However, the government

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The Family Has Issued An Apology Over Their Daughter Lying About Her Hijab being Cut

The family of the 11-year old girl who lied about having her Hijab cut while walking to school has apologized for the pain and anger that she caused. “We are deeply sorry for the pain and anger that our family has caused

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President Trump Announces The Winners Of The Fake News Awards

Last night Donald Trump announced the winners (or losers) of his first annual ‘Fake News awards’. The winners were announced on the GOP website, prefaced by a statistic claiming 90% of the media’s coverage of President Trump is negative. The NY

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[Video] KFC Introduces Three New Cocktails That You Can Make With Their Gravy

(Scan down for recipe videos) If you love the gravy at KFC, here’s is some good news. Their latest marketing campaign features three cocktail recipes, using the gravy. There is the Southern Twist, Fingerlickin’ Sour and the Gravy Mary which

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[Video] Florida Golfers Stumble Upon A Fight Between An Alligator And A Python

Alligators periodically show up on golf courses in Florida, but golfers last week in Naples faced an even more ferocious sight: an alligator tangled up in a Burmese python.  The snake had ensnared the gator on the 10th hole at

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