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1/3 of All the World’s French Fries Are Canadian!

New Brunswick based MCain Foods, makes 1/3 of all the frozen French Fries produced in the world. Many of them come from a $65 Million state-of-the-art processing plant that’s in Florenceville-Bristol. The small town in western New Brunswick has take

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Today is International Self Care Day

According to a new survey, Canadians with higher health literacy scores tend to enjoy better health. The findings suggest that Canadians are well positioned to practice responsible self-care in their daily lives. Self care for ourselves and families includes:- -Not

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A Surprising Stowaway Catches Movers Off Guard

No this is not a fictional horror story.  If, however, you are afraid of spiders then this it is just as frightening. This huge Huntsman spider made its appearance know to a mover opening a shipping container with a Aussie

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Is Self Diagnosis the Way to Go? Harvard Research Says No

More than 33% of those surveyed say they turn to the internet to self-diagnosis and head to Google when they are not feeling well.  One of the many problems with this is according to their study only a third of

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New York Restaurant Uses One Drink Policy For Parents Eating With Their Children In A Bid To Crack Down On Drunk Driving

A restaurant in New York has limited parents dining with their children and driving home to only one drink.  Peddlers Bar & Bistro in Clifton Park has been notifying customer’s that if they have children with them and they are

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Everyday Things That Should Last A Lifetime

Here are everyday things that should last a lifetime, courtesy of Reader’s Digest. Cast-iron pan On a new cast-iron pan, the surface should be uniformly dull pray inside and out and uniformly rough in texture with small grains or “pores.”

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Year Long Project results in Nearly Three Million Dollars of Drugs Seized

Peel Regional Police have completed a joint investigation that has resulted in the arrest of sixteen individuals, the seizure of a firearm, a quantity of drugs with a street value of nearly three million dollars, and a large quantity of Canadian

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Centreville Amusement Family Has Sold Their Carousel To Stay Afloat During Flood Closure

Sad news for the Beasley family who own and run Centreville on Centre Island in Toronto. Because of the flooding this year and the closure of Toronto Island and Centreville for the summer, the family has to sell some assets.

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Check Your Numbers! $1Million Lottomax Ticket Purchased In Huntsville Still Unclaimed. Only Days Left To Claim

Someone bought a $1Million winning LottoMax ticket in Huntsville last July 22.  The winner has only until July 24 or this Monday to claim the prize.  Pass it on to your friends and check your numbers. The winning numbers for

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Apollo 11 Bag Laced With Moon Dust Sells For $1.8 Million Despite NASA Legal Battle To Get It Back

A bag containing traces of moon dust sold for $1.8 million at an auction yesterday following a galactic court battle.  The collection bag, used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969, was sold

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Toronto Man Built Stairs In Park For $550 After City Estimated $65,000

A man spent $550 building a set of stairs in his community park after the city estimated it would cost $65,000.  Adi Astl, a retired mechanic, decided to build the stairs himself after one of his neighbors fell down a

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Visit Jewel 88.5 at Bradford Greenhouses & Garden Gallery, Friday July 21 from 3-7pm!

Join Jewel 88.5 at both locations of Bradford Greenhouses,  Friday for a live remote from 3-7pm.  Gary Gamble will be at the Bradford location, on Hwy. 11 just north of Bradford.  Brian Master is at the Barrie location, 4 Dunlop

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The World’s Best Baseball Bats Are Made in Carleton Place near Ottawa!

In 2012 over 100 Major League Baseball players were swinging Canadian maple wood bats.  It’s better known as the “Sam Bat”. The bat was invented by Sam Holman and his company, The Original Maple Bat corporation. Rather than using traditional

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Crosswords, Puzzles, Word Games, Good For Mental Health

Research shows that doing crosswords and word games may be beneficial to one’s mental health. Analyzing data from more than 17,000 healthy people aged 50 and older collected in an online trial, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School

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July 20, 1969 The Eagle Has Landed. Neil Armstrong Steps On The Moon [Audio]

It was on this day in 1969 that Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins made history.  Michael Collins orbited the moon alone in Columbia while Neil and Buzz piloted The Eagle craft to the Tranquility Sea on The Moon.

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