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New Service Allows You To See If Your Partner Is On Tinder

A new online tool can search Tinder to find out if your partner has recently been swiping.  The service called “Swipe Buster” costs $5 and uses public information from the dating platform to bust a suspected cheater.  It allows anyone to search

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[Pics] Lamborghini Releases A Line Of Very Expensive Luggage

Lamborghini has partnered with high-end luggage company TecknoMonster to create a line of handcrafted suitcases.  Made with the same materials used to build Lamborghini’s supercars, the most expensive rolling bag in the collection is worth more than a small car,

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Rob Ford’s Family Intends To Pay Back The City

Rob Ford’s family says they want to pay back the cost of the services surrounding his death. Ford’s former chief of staff (Dan Jacobs) says the family initially was told the costs associated with the councillor lying in repose would be

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Honda’s New Fuel Cell Car Comes Out Later This Year

Honda has rolled out a new fuel cell vehicle, the first of its kind to be a five-seater. But given its price tag, analysts say the zero-emissions “Clarity” may not sell in big numbers. Honda says the Clarity will go on

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You Can Now Get Cable For $25 A Month Or Less

As of today, Canadian TV viewers have a choice between their current expensive cable / satellite services and a slimmed-down service called “skinny basic.” Cable and satellite TV companies are now required to offer their customers a basic service package

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[Video] The Space Ship For Tourists Starts Testing Again Today

Regular people going up into space is about to become a possibility once again. Today in California Virgin Galactic plans to roll out a new version of its SpaceShipTwo space-tourism rocket as and start testing for the first time since

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The CRTC Is Proving They’re Serious About Lowering Our Cable Bills

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has issued an information bulletin today to remind the cable and satellite providers that they must promote the new pick-and-pay system in some way to consumers in less than two weeks. Under a March 1 deadline

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Details Released On How Much We Will Be Paying For The ORPP

Yesterday Premiere Kathleen Wynne announced more details on the new Ontario Pension Plan (The ORPP). For people that work for larger companies (500 or more employees), money will start coming off your cheque next January. 1.9% of your pay will

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The Scarborough Subway Extension Gets Chopped – SmartTrack Replacing It

Yesterday Mayor John Tory announced major changes to the transit plan for the east end. The Scarborough subway extension plan is being cut down to one stop, (instead of 3), and only at Scarborough Town Centre. The remaining corridor will be serviced by

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Justin Trudeau Dropped Big Money On His Caribbean Vacation

Yep … it’s a little strange to see a Canadian politician on TMZ but they are covering Justin Trudeau’s family vacation to the Caribbean. The Trudeau’s were at an exclusive resort on the island of Nevis for a 10 day

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Charges Laid Over The Gas Plants Scandal – No Comment From Wynne

Premier Kathleen Wynne has declined to comment after police laid criminal charges against two aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty in connection with the gas plants scandal in 2011. The OPP laid charges against David Livingston, McGuinty’s former chief of

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[Pics] These Purses Mask The Smell Of Pot

A company called AnnaBís has created a line of handbags that are designed to mask the smell of weed.  The cannabis-loving company uses something called “Odor-Loc Technology,” which, according to their site, “consists of odor-blocking layers of resin film.” The purses

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The Government Will Announce Details On HOT Lanes Today

The Ontario government will announce the details of its plan to introduce high-occupancy toll lanes later this morning. The so-called HOT lanes would allow motorists without passengers to pay to use High-Occupancy-Vehicle (HOV) lanes, which were designed to encourage carpooling.

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Go Transit Fares Are Going Up February 1st

Commuters taking longer trips on GO Transit will be paying more in the new year. Metrolinx has approved a 5% fare increase for trips currently costing $5.70 or more. Riders who currently pay between $5.70 and $6.50 per trip will see a 40

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CRTC Says By March 1st Your Cable Bill Will Go Down

The CRTC has announced that all Canadians will have access to either pick-and-pay or smaller TV packages as of March 1st, 2016. Pick-and-pay is essentially “a-la-carte”, meaning you only pay for the channels you actually want. If you choose a

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