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Josh Donaldson Is Staying In Toronto For 2 More Years

Reports say the Blue Jays have finally reached a deal with American League MVP Josh Donaldson. The deal is reportedly for 2-years and worth $29 million dollars US. Donaldson had been scheduled to have a salary arbitration hearing with the

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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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Winter Storm Jonas Will Hit This Weekend

Roughly 75-million Americans along the US East Coast are bracing for up to 60 centimetres (2 feet) of snow, starting today when Winter Storm Jonas Hits. Blizzard warnings are in effect from Washington DC up through Philadelphia. New York could

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How Much Santa Will Eat & Drink On Christmas Eve

A team of scientists from the U.K. has calculated the realities of being Santa Claus this year. They calculated that based on current population figures, Santa will deliver gifts to 1.6 billion children.  This requires visiting 5,556 homes per second

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LeBron James Signs With Nike For Life

LeBron James has signed a new endorsement contract with Nike that will last long after he stops playing basketball. LeBron has been a Nike guy since he graduated from high school. He signed a 7-year, $90 million contract with Nike before

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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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Movember Fundraising Totals Are In

Today is December 1st. Movember has come to a close. The Movember foundation has announced that Mo Bros and Mo Sistas across Canada raised $13.98 million and globally more than $58 million to support prostate cancer, testicular cancer, physical inactivity and

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Cards Against Humanity Raised Over $70k By Selling Nothing

Cards Against Humanity has announced the results of their Black Friday sale. They were offering a “Bundle of Literally Nothing” for $5. Unbelievably they raked in $71,145 from customers. The company said the promotion, which invited people to buy nothing from

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Final Totals Are In From The Ice Bucket Challenge

Last year, thousands of Canadians had buckets of ice water dumped over their heads to raise money for research into ALS. We finally have the totals from the Ice Bucket Challenge. It raised $17 million dollars nationwide. The ALS Society

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Microsoft Introduces Their First Ever Laptop

Yesterday Microsoft stunned the tech industry by launching its first ever laptop. Previously Microsoft had said that its Surface tablets would replace traditional laptops. The Microsoft Surface Book is intended for those who do not want to make the jump to

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100 Carat Diamond Goes On Sale Today

A 100 carat diamond is going on the auction block today and it could get up to $25 million dollars U-S. Sotheby’s New York describes the diamond as “perfect”. The colour is “whiter

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This Is How Much The Average Wedding Costs

How much does the average wedding cost you?  If you just got engaged you may not wanna hear this.) The Knot’s annual “Real Weddings study”surveyed 16,000 brides and grooms who were married last year. They found that on average, a

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Smarties Are About To Look Different In Canada

Just in time for Easter, changes are coming to Smarties. Nestle Canada is revamping the packaging of Smarties to make it easier for you to eat them in healthier portion sizes. The new (Canadian-developed) Smarites

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Prices Going Up At Disney World

March Break is only a few weeks away. If you will be traveling to Florida, you might want to save a little extra money. Disney World in Florida has raised their prices again. Here are the new prices: 

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