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Kate Spade New York Is Donating $1 Million To Mental Health Awareness

Kate Spade New York has announced that it is “donating over $1 million to these causes, starting with $250,000 to @crisistextline. from june 20-29, 2018, it’ll also match public donations made to @crisistextline, up to $100,000. to donate, go to http://crisistextline.org/katespadeny .” 

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Doug Ford Says Nurses, Teachers, Police and Firefighters Are Exempt From The Provincial Hiring Freeze

The head of the Ontario Nurses’ Association says incoming premier Doug Ford’s pledge to exclude nurses from the public service hiring freeze is the right thing to do. Vicki McKenna says hospitals in the province are already dealing with thousands

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The Incoming Provincial Government Has Cancelled Several Rebate Programs

The incoming PC government has cancelled several rebate programs for energy-efficient renovations. The programs include those for ground source heat pumps and smart thermostats for homes. Those handouts were being funded with proceeds from Ontario’s cap-and-trade program through a provincial

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The Marijuana Legalization Bill Has Been Passed By The Senate

Canada has become the first industrialized country in the world to make recreational marijuana legal, nationwide. Last night the Canadian Senate voted to give final approval to the Trudeau government’s bill to legalize recreational cannabis. However, Canadians can’t light up

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[Video] Peel Police Looking For This Suspect That Attacked A Brampton Woman In Front Of Her Child

Warning: The video posted below may be disturbing to some.  Peel Police are appealing to the public for help identifying a man in connection with an attack on a woman in Brampton. They’ve released video that shows a man following

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Police Appealing For Witnesses After Man Pushed In Front Of A Subway Train At Yonge-Bloor Station

Police in Toronto say a 57-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charges in the death of a man who was allegedly pushed in front of a subway train. It happened yesterday morning at the busy Yonge-Bloor station. Police say the

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The House Of Commons Rejected 13 Senate Amendments To The Marijuana Legalization Bill

The federal government’s bill to legalize recreational marijuana is now on back in front of the Senate. Yesterday the House of Commons voted to accept 27 (largely technical) amendments made by the Senate and tweaked two others.  However, they rejected 13 amendments

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Doug Ford Implements A Hiring Freeze And Other Cost-Cutting Measures Until The Audit Is Complete

Ontario’s incoming premier has imposed a hiring freeze on the public service as part of a series of measures meant to limit spending. An aide to Doug Ford says the people of Ontario work hard for their money, and they

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[Video] Plane Carrying Saudi Arabian World Cup Soccer Team Catches Fire

An engine on the plane carrying the Saudi Arabian soccer team to one of the 11 World Cup host cities in Russia has caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt. Russia’s federal agency for air traffic says the Russian

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Blue Jays Roberto Osuna Intends To Plead Not guilty

23 year old Roberto Osuna’s lawyer says Toronto Blue Jays closer intends to plead not guilty to an assault charge. Following a court hearing Monday, Domenic Basile said the case won’t be resolved quickly. Osuna was arrested in May on

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[Watch] Drake’s Mom Doesn’t Agree with His Rap Beef

TMZ caught up with Drake’s mom, Sandi Graham, and made it clear she didn’t agree with the beef with Pusha T saying “they we’re too grown up for that.” Watch the video below: Image Source: TMZ

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The York Strike Is Not Really Over

York University students don’t appear to be too hopeful that they’ll be back in class soon — even though some of the school’s striking contract workers voted to accept the university’s latest offer. CUPE 3903 Unit 2 said more than

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Roberto Osuna In Court Today

Blue Jays’ closer Roberto Osuna’s case will be back in court today, although he personally will not appear, according to his lawyer. Osuna was charged with assault and put on administrative leave by Major League Baseball back in May. While

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A Pay What You Can Afford Grocery Store Has Opened In Toronto

A pay-what-you-can grocery store has opened in Toronto in hopes of feeding the city’s hungry. Chef Jagger Gordon’s Pay It Forward Grocery Store is stocked with food he’s rescued from food terminals, supermarkets and bakeries that would otherwise go to

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[Video] Mexican Soccer Fans Caused An Actual Earthquake Yesterday

Mexican soccer fans celebrating their victory over Germany in the World Cup yesterday caused a literal earthquake in Mexico City.  Ten minutes before halftime Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the match – and Mexican supporters in Moscow went wild.  But

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