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Police catch 19-year-old Mercedes driver speeding at 308 km/h on the QEW

A teenager driving his dad’s Mercedes at speeds unheard of by local cops is facing street racing and criminal dangerous driving charges after flying by an OPP officer at 308 km/h. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the driver was pulled over on the Queen Elizabeth Way (Hwy 403) Saturday night …

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Plan approved to start Major League Baseball season in July

Opening day may come around after all for Major League Baseball teams this year, according to an Associated Press source who says that owners have drafted a plan to start the 2020 season in early July. Sadly for fans, however, the experience of going to games is going to be …

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Crocodile Rock shuts down permanently after almost 30 years in Toronto

Crocodile Rock, the nightlife destination that’s been a fixture in the Entertainment District for almost three decades, is closing its doors forever. The multi-floor bar with a rooftop patio posted a message to social media earlier today with the news, writing that the ownership group simply couldn’t continue to keep the bar …

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Universities in Canada are preparing to offer most of their courses online for Fall semester

Universities in Canada will be going ahead this fall, but students may be learning primarily through a screen. According to the latest updates from universities across Canada, many post-secondary institutions are now officially gearing up to offer most of their classes online this September. On Monday, McGill University announced that their fall …

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Vancouver beaches were jam-packed with people this weekend

A gorgeous stretch of summer-like weather has hit the City of Vancouver, drawing residents out of their homes in droves to enjoy the sunshine and ocean breeze. Normally, this kind of behaviour is to be expected when it’s 25 C, but some in the city are raising concerns about just …

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Ontario expected to extend state of emergency until June

Ontario is set to extend its state of emergency for the umpteenth time this week despite the fact that select lockdown restrictions have been loosened in recent days, including for all retail stores in the province, which are allowed to open for curbside pickup starting today for the first time in months. Emergency orders were extended just …

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Loblaws Just Closed All Stores In Canada After A Major Outbreak Of COVID- 19

A COVID-19 outbreak has caused a Loblaws all across Canada to shut down for 14 days after reopen two times over the last few weeks but the extent of infections at the store might be a lot more than what’s been publicly reported. It wasn’t the first time the grocery store …

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Home Depot Just Closed All Stores In Canada

At this point, more closures shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Canada essential services list was revised, and one of the stores that didn’t make the cut was Home Depot . It will now only be offering curbside pickup and delivery. In an May 11 press release, the company stated that effective …

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Ontario just reported its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in over a month

Ontario just reported 346 new COVID-19 cases since yesterday’s update — the lowest increase in more than a month.  The Ministry of Health’s newest numbers haven’t been that low since April 6, when 309 new cases were reported.  It comes as reassuring news following a troubling spike Thursday, which saw 477 new cases. The 2.5 …

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Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters donating 120,000 masks to Canada

Canada is about to receive a generous donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) from two Hong Kong citizens. Approximately 120,000 masks are on their way to Canada, made possible by Simon Lau and Carmen Kwong. The couple is perhaps best known for being critics of the Hong Kong government’s policies …

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