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Trump dislikes Trudeau and ordered staff to attack him on TV according to new book

In his new book, former White House official John Bolton alleges that President Donald Trump dislikes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and once even instructed his staff to attack him on television, as reported by CBC News. The former U.S. national security advisor details the tension between the two leaders in his anticipated memoir, The Room Where It Happened, …

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Southern Ontario Has So Many Heat & Thunderstorm Warnings Out Right Now

Mother Nature has struck again and she’s sending a bunch of warnings to southern Ontario. For the most part, the region is riddled with heat warnings and even the threat of a severe Ontario storm. Although the heat will be affecting the GTA, there is also a chance of nickel-sized hail …

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Porsche driver pulled over by Ontario police for dangerously hauling a hot tub

Luxury car owners have been known to do some stupid things around these parts, but using a Porsche to transport a full-sized hot tub on a homemade wooden dolly? That’s some next-level foolishness right there. A 54-year-old Ontario man has been charged with Careless Driving after police in Woodstock, Ontario, caught him hauling a hot …

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Doug Ford rejects plan to eliminate 6 statutory holidays for frontline retail workers

Just days after having their pandemic pay premiums cut by most major grocers, Ontario’s frontline retail workers were incensed to learn this week that they could lose six of their nine guaranteed days off per year thanks to the Ford government. That outrage was quelled, fortunately, by Premier Doug Ford himself who rejected a proposal on Friday …

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You can now do a day trip to Niagara on the Lake as wineries are open again

Good news, day trippers: you’re now able to frolic around Niagara-on-the-Lake once more.  Several wineries in the southern Ontario destination for VQA reds, whites, and ice wines have announced that, starting this weekend, their tasting rooms are back open for sipping.  Eight wineries out of more than 20 in the area have decided …

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This is how DriveTest centres in Ontario are planning to open

Ontario DriveTest centres have been closed to the public since March, and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation confirmed last week that they would begin reopening to public starting on June 22.  Few details were available at the time about what specific services would be resuming when, but a news release from the province published Thursday …

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Doug Ford rejects plan to eliminate 6 statutory holidays for frontline retail workers

Just days after having their pandemic pay premiums cut by most major grocers, Ontario’s frontline retail workers were incensed to learn this week that they could lose six of their nine guaranteed days off per year thanks to the Ford government. That outrage was quelled, fortunately, by Premier Doug Ford himself who rejected a proposal on Friday …

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6 beaches in Toronto opening for swimming next week

Get ready for some splashy fun, Toronto, because several beaches will be open for swimming next week. Part of the SwimTO program, swimming is permitted six Toronto beaches with lifeguards on duty beginning Monday, June 22. Beaches around the city were never officially closed but now lifeguards will be actively monitoring them from 11:30 a.m. …

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Dollrama Just Closed All Stores In Canada For At Least 14 Days

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 Dollarama. It will now only be offering curbside pickup and delivery. In an June 17 press release the company stated that effective at business …

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Doug Ford plans to extend Ontario’s state of emergency yet again

It’s been more three months now since Ontario Premier Doug Ford first declared a province-wide state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic — a drastic, yet necessary move that likely saved tens of thousands of lives. The declaration (and most orders made under it) has been extended no less than five …

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