Day: August 2, 2020

Man dead, another injured following apparent shooting in Vaughan

A man is dead and another is injured following an apparent shooting in Vaughan. York police say they were first alerted around 7:30 a.m. Sunday that a man had been checked into hospital with gunshot injuries. They later found the other man dead on Freshway Drive, near Jane Street and Highway 407. It’s not clear …

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Environment Canada warning of strong storms, possible tornadoes in central, eastern Ontario

Environment Canada says a large section of central and eastern Ontario could face strong storms with thunder and lightning, heavy rainfall and possibly tornadoes on Sunday. The federal weather agency placed many municipalities under various warnings and watches — including tornado, severe thunderstorm and rainfall — on Sunday afternoon. The storms could last into the …

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Best TV Comebacks

“The god of what, bad home perms?” Because of this, I have decided to compile a list of people’s favorite TV comebacks and retorts. Enjoy! The WB Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity. 1. When Azula reminded Long Feng of his place in Avatar: The Last Airbender: 2. When Laura told Urkel …

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Don’t Buy Boeing Stock: This Company Has Way More Upside

Investors are piling into Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) stock. It’s not hard to figure out why. From 2009 to 2019, BA shares rose 10 times in value. The coronavirus pandemic, however, turned things upside-down. Year to date, shares are down 50%, versus a 5% decline for the S&P/TSX Composite Index overall. Investors are betting that once …

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Federal Liberals and Conservatives seeing drop in donations during pandemic; other parties see rise

Canada’s two biggest political parties saw a dip in donations during the worst months of the pandemic. New statistics from Elections Canada show that the federal Conservatives and Liberals took in less money between April and June 2020 than during the same timeframe in 2018. However, the NDP, Green Party and Bloc Québécois all saw …

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Missing Marines, Sailor Feared Dead In Training Accident

One Marine has died and eight other missing service members are presumed dead after their vessel sank during a training exercise off the coast of Southern California, officials said Sunday. On Thursday, 15 Marines and one sailor were taking part in a routine training exercise near San Clemente Island, when the amphibious assault vehicle they …

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Indigenous theatre actors, underrepresented on stage, detail their experiences

Indigenous cultures across the country have a strong storytelling heritage, yet they continue to be underrepresented in mainstream Canadian theatre, as two theatre artists from Newfoundland and Labrador detail their experiences and struggles in the sector. “The theatre scene is a predominantly white scene,” said Gordon White, an award-winning Mi’kmaw theatre artist who grew up …

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Thornhill Lotto Max ticket hits jackpot, several other big winners in Ontario

A winning Lotto Max ticket may very well be in your pocket. Friday night’s draw saw a single ticket grab the entire $70-million jackpot. It was sold in Thornhill. However, two prizes that are each worth $1-million have been won in Simcoe County and online, respectively. As well, two people in Toronto and Renfrew County …

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