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Your Appliances May Soon Be Talking About You Behind Your Back

LG Electronics announced its brand new lineup of home appliances today at the annual International Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, which just got underway. The big reveal from the company was all about its smart home initiative, adding artificial intelligence

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Loblawscard.ca – What To Know

If you plan to claim $25 from Loblaws for the price fixing scandal that the grocery store giant owned up to last year, today is the first day to log on to loblawcard.ca and start the process. The website has

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“Me Too” Movement To Make A Fashion Statement At The Golden Globes

The Golden Globes have traditionally been a celebration, a good time and, frequently, a punchline. But they have had their political moments as well, like last year’s speech by Meryl Streep, when she spoke forcefully against then President-elect Donald Trump,

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It’s Raining Iguanas In South Florida!

When temperatures dipped in South Florida last night the iguanas couldn’t hang on. They were falling out of trees. Emily Maple is the reptile keeper at the Palm Beach County Zoo. She said iguanas freeze when it gets below 45

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Finally! The Rideau Canal Skateway Opens Officially On Friday Morning

This just in… A 5-kilometre section of the Rideau Canal Skateway will open at 8 AM tomorrow, January 5th, from the Bronson rest area to the Pretoria Bridge (Hawthorne Avenue), including all Dows Lake. Official opening ceremonies will take place

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The Resurgence In Vinyl Album Sales Continued In 2017

The revival of ‘vinyl’ continued in 2017. Judging by the numbers, it’s clear people needed more Beatles records for their turntables. Two of the band’s classic albums took the top two spots on the year-end sales chart for the resurgent

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Day One Of ‘The Great Ice Storm’ Began On This Day 20 Years Ago

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of what came to be known as Great Ice Storm of 1998. It started harmlessly enough with a day of freezing rain, which stretched into 2 days, 3 days and then a

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Canada’s Best Mixed Curling Teams Compete For A Place On The Olympic Squad

Mixed doubles curling is a sport that many of us may not be that familiar with. It doesn’t get a lot of TV exposure, but that’s about to change. The quest to become Canada’s first ever Olympic representative in the

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[Video] Muscle Shoals Sound Developer Rick Hall Is Dead At 85

Alabama record producer Rick Hall, who recorded some of the biggest musical acts of the 1960s and ’70s and helped develop the fabled “Muscle Shoals sound,” has died. He died at his home Tuesday following a fight with cancer. He

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2018 Vacation Trend – Revisiting A Childhood Destination

Canada was named The New York Times top travel destination of 2017, on account of Canada 150 celebrations. For 2018, travel company Booking.com has some predictions for popular international getaways. In a survey of 19,000 travelers across the globe, nearly

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[Video] Leading By Example – Governor General Urges Canadians To Stay Active

Canada’s Governor General, Julie Payette, has issued a refreshingly informal request to Canadians in her first New Years message – “stay active.” In a break with tradition, there were none of the regal backdrops from previous end-of-year messages delivered by

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Fireworks Still On For Canada 150 Closing Ceremonies

UPDATE – Canada 150 Closing Celebrations: A spokesperson for the Department of Canadian Heritage has confirmed that several closing ceremony activities are being cancelled because of the fridgid tempertatures, including performances by Kardinal Offishal as well as DJ Shub. The

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Rose Marie Of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Fame Dies At 94

Rose Marie, the actress who went toe-to-toe in a man’s world as wisecracking comedy writer Sally Rogers on the legendary 1960s CBS sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died. She was 94. Rose Marie was a member of one

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[Video] Rosanne Barr & John Goodman To Reprise Their Roles In A Reboot Of Roseanne

Perhaps taking a cue from the successful TV return of the “Will & Grace” series earlier this year, Roseanne Barr & John Goodman will be back for ABC’s upcoming revival of Roseanne. Two promo clips were released on Monday, feature

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Poinsettias Not Nearly As Toxic As You May Have Heard

Dispelling the myth… Poinsettias are not nearly as harmful as a persistent myth suggests. Mild rashes from touching the plants or nausea from chewing or eating the leaves may occur, but they aren’t deadly, for humans or their pets. Poinsettias

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