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National Charity Begins Massive ‘Re-Leaf’ to Restore Green Spaces in Fort McMurray

Starting tomorrow, May 27, Tree Canada kicks off a massive tree planting, to restore greenspaces in Fort McMurray in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta and surrounding areas,  destroyed by last years devastating wildfire. In total over 70,000 trees

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A Turntable For The Ultimate Beatles Collector

It’s called ‘The Beatles 1964 Recordplayer Limited Edition turntable, and pays tribute to the greatest band of all time. From 1962 to 1966 The fab-four, created the cultural phenomenon known as ‘Beatlemania’.  The turntable, a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB,

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Flea Market Costume Diamond Is Real And Worth Half A Million Dollars

Talk about finding a diamond in the rough.  3o years ago a woman was looking at some items at a Car-Boot (Flea Market) sale and saw a piece of costume jewelry that caught her eye.  She bought it for roughly

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Outdoor Festival Builds 4 Mile Beer Pipeline For Their Annual Event

A heavy metal festival just got serious about it’s refreshment supply for an upcoming festival. the open air festival has had problems with logistics and getting supplies to the remote festival site.  It is the Wacken Open Air music festival

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Val Kilmer Reveals He Wants To Reprise Iceman Role Following Cancer Battle After Cruise Confirms Top Gun 2

Tom Cruise has just announced there will be a sequel to his 1986 classic film, Top Gun.  And 31 years after its release, co-star Val Kilmer is making it known that he wants to reprise his role as Iceman.  In

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Record Breaking Rainfall .. Here Are Some Stats

This probably won’t be a shock to too many people. Between April 1 and yesterday, we have received almost double the amount of rain we normally get. Yesterday was a record-breaker. According to Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave Phillips, there

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Tim Horton’s Camp Day, Wednesday May 31

On May 31st, 100% of proceeds from hot coffee sales at participating Tim Horton’s Restaurants will help to send thousands of youth from low income families to camp. They will enjoy the camping experience at seven sites across North America.

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The Original Star Wars At 40!

40 Years ago today, we were introduced to a galaxy far, far away. May 25, 1977. A great memory for yours truly. I got an invitation to a Press Screening. The big words “STAR WARS” printed on an 8×5″ card

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Up For A Game Of Cards? Some Fun Facts

Every year 100,000,000 decks of cards are sold by one company, The United States Playing Card Company.  I had no idea they made all of these different

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Are You More Neutral Or Colourful?

So what’s your favourite colour? Is your house full of neutrals? Greys? Whites? What about blue? Sherwin-Williams conducted a color survey and found a lot of people like to add a splash of colour to the pad. When asked, 62%

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Metrolinx Bombardier Dispute Continues

Ontario’s provincial transit agency is appealing its latest court  loss over a 770-million-dollar contract with Bombardier.  Metrolinx has filed an appeal questioning a judge’s decision that  the agency can’t cancel the deal without first going through dispute  resolution.  The notice

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Recall Notice; Graco Car Seats

Graco Children’s products is recalling nearly 1,400 car seats in Canada due to a problem with the harness webbing. The company says the webbing on certain “My Ride 65” seats may not hold a child in a crash. The affected

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When There Is No Will… What Is The Way?

Creating a will can be an emotional experience, however, not having one can cause greater emotional turmoil for those left behind. Surprisingly, half of all Canadians don’t have a will, according to a new TD survey. If you pass away

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Sleepy? Tired? People May Not Want To Socialize With You.

Are you sleepy? Looking tired? People may not want to spend time with you if that’s the case. A new study out of Stockholm University published in the Royal Society Open Science journal finds a lack of sleep makes a

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Not All Sunscreens Are Created Equal. Protect Yourself

With Summer on the way it is a good time to take stock of your sunscreen supply and quality. Beware that according to this report, as many as 75% of sun products are ineffective. Some have harmful chemicals and be

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