Tag Archives: Comedy

Horwath distances her NDP from the Rae days, Ford promises return of $1 beer

We are one day away from the final Ontario leaders’ debate before the June 7 election. With that in mind, the leaders are keeping it quiet on the campaign trail. PC Leader Doug Ford is taking the day off, but he announced via email that a Conservative government would bring back $1 beer promotions. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne spoke to reporters after releasing her party’s official ...

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Tears, cheers and defiance follow Weinstein rape charges

From the tremendous relief and tears of complainants to the stern defence of his lawyer, reactions were swift on Friday after disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to police in New York City to face sexual assault and rape charges.  It was the latest chapter in a story that broke in October when the stories first appeared the New Yorker and the ...

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North and South Korean leaders hold surprise 2nd summit

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday to discuss carrying out the peace commitments they reached in their first summit, as well as Kim’s potential meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Moon’s office said. South Korean presidential spokesperson Yoon Young-chan said Moon will reveal the outcome of ...

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WestJet agrees to settlement process with pilots union

Anxious air travellers can now rest easy with the threat of a WestJet strike seemingly at an end. The Calgary-based airline and the Air Line Pilots Association have agreed to a settlement process through the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Both sides have agreed to mediation — and if required, final and binding arbitration. “I think the most important news ...

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Wolf? Guess again. Rancher shoots mystery creature in Montana

A rancher in central Montana shot a wolf-like animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock, but a closer look prompted state wildlife officials to take DNA samples to determine what type of animal it was. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks regional spokesperson Bruce Auchly said the animal’s front claws and canine teeth are too short and its ears ...

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Sask. judge rules province must allow people to remove gender markers from birth certificates

On Thursday, a Saskatchewan judge ruled that the province must amend current policy to allow people of all ages to change or remove the gender on their birth certificates. Justice Lana Krogan issued the decision Thursday at Regina’s Court of Queen’s Bench.  “I’m excited. I’m overwhelmed. Beyond happy. This is going to save many, many lives,” said Dustin Dyck, whose family was involved in ...

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