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Here’s When You Should Throw Condiments Away

Most of us know when to chuck out meat, fish and fresh vegetables – but it’s much harder to know when sauces are past their use-by date.  A new guide definitively spells out when our favorite condiments need to be

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More Layoffs At CTV News Outlets

 A union representing more than 12-thousand of Canada’s media  workers is calling on the federal government to help support local  news after C-T-V announced layoffs in Ontario.  Bell Media says the company reduced a number of broadcast  positions at local

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The Foundations Singer Clem Curtis Dead At 76

Clem Curtis, the former lead vocalist of 1960s soul group The Foundations, has reportedly died according to the BBC.  He was 76, He had been diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year a. Curtis sang on The Foundations’ 1967 megahit

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Federal Government Trying To Figure Out How To Tax Legalized Marijuana

Following yesterday’s story of the Federal Governments plan to legalize marijuana by July 1, 2018, stocks on Canada’s existing marijuana growers had a good day on the markets so they are making money. But how exactly will the government make

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94-Year-Old Michigan Man Wins $300,000 Lottery Prize On His Birthday

A Michigan man won hundreds of thousands of dollars after receiving a winning lottery ticket as a birthday gift.  Ervin Smolinski’s daughter-in-law bought him the winning Double Bonus Cashword ticket, worth $300,000, as a gift for his 94th birthday.  “Every

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CBC Report .. Marijuana Legislation On The Way

Last night the CBC reported that the government plans to announce legislation next month that will legalize recreational marijuana by Canada Day, next year. The report says the national age limit to purchase pot will be set at 18, but

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Survey – Millennials Don’t Know How To Change A Light Bulb Or Boil An Egg

Young adults might be tech savvy but they are incapable of doing even the most basic household tasks.  The under 35s are at a loss when it comes to basic DIY with many even unable to change a light bulb

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Federal Budget Highlights

Taxes on alcohol and tobacco are going up this morning, as laid  out in the Trudeau government’s latest budget.  Also on the rise, but next year, will be Employment Insurance  premiums.  Ottawa has also announced it’s scrapping the 71-year-old Canada

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Men Ride Horses Through Houston Walmart In Viral Video

Walmart responded to a viral video of two men riding horses through a Houston store, calling the incident a “reckless stunt.”  Woody Fields posted a video to Facebook recorded from atop his horse as he rode through the Walmart on Bissonnet

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New Ontario Cap & Trade System Begins Today

Today is day one for the first auction under new Ontario’s cap-and-trade system will take place. These auctions are going to be held every three months, and the provincial government hopes they will bring in $1.9-billion dollars a year, or

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Study Shows Best Places To Have Defibrillators (AED’s)

A new study from engineers at the U of T has come up with a Top 10 list of the best places to put automated external defibrillators (AED’s) to increase the chances of saving a life. The researchers identified businesses

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Glen Campbell Can No Longer Play Guitar, According To His Wife

Glen Campbell, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011, can no longer play the guitar, his wife Kim Campbell revealed.  He was moved to a full-time care facility in March 2014, but his wife of 34 years said in a recent

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Today Is International Happiness Day !!

What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of

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Welcome To The First Day Of Spring !!

Today is the first day of spring.  Here are some spring facts.  According to a Facebook study, couples are most likely to break up in the spring and two weeks before Christmas. The lowest breakup time was Christmas Day and

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Matthew Perry has revealed that he once beat up Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when they were kids. Perry – who was born in the US but raise in Ottawa – said that when he was in the fifth grade, he and a friend beat up Trudeau, who was two years younger, out of pure jealousy of his athletic abilities. “I think he was excelling at a sport that we weren’t, so it was pure jealousy. And, you know, we beat him up,” Perry revealed on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night.

Matthew Perry has revealed that he once beat up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when they were kids.  Perry – who was born in the US but raise in Ottawa – said that when he was in the fifth grade, he and a friend

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