Author: Robert Shawn

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Earlier this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Second Cup announced that would not be re-opening their locations in St. John’s. PLOT TWIST! In a Facebook post, the coffee chain said they plan on re-opening in the Avalon Mall. “We have THE BEST news….. WE ARE COMING BACK,” the post says. “Please like the NEW Facebook […]

Canada Post is strongly urging Canadians to get an early start on their Christmas shopping in anticipation of a busy holiday season. “We know how important these items are to you and we want to deliver,” says Rod Hart, Canada Post’s chief customer and marketing officer. “We’re gearing up to help you and to help […]

Due to COVID-19, many travel plans and vacations booked for 2020 had to be nixed. In response, WestJet has announced it plans to offer refunds to passengers whose flights were cancelled due to the pandemic. “We have heard loud and clear from the travelling public that in this COVID world they are looking for reassurance […]

Tim Hortons will no longer double cup hot drinks in an attempt to eliminate unnecessary waste. Instead, Timmy Ho’s will provide customers with a cup sleeve, a thick paper material that protects hands from hot beverages. Chief Marketing Officer Hope Bagozzi says cup sleeves will be used by default for hot beverages like tea and […]

Jeff Bridges announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. The Oscar-award winning did not provide details on his diagnosis, but he said he was beginning treatment and is staying positive. As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, […]

Since 1964, the Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer TV special has become a staple of the season. Now you can own a part of the long-running Christmas classic as the wooden puppets used to film the special are going up for auction.  “The magic about collecting memorabilia is that when your eyes focus upon the object, you are […]

A Zamboni at an ice rink in Rochester, New York burst into flames while cleaning the ice at a youth hockey practice. Rochester Fire Department Lt. Ryan Fleming says no one was hurt, including the driver who drove the machine off the rink to a maintenance area while flames raged on behind him. Firefighters credit leaking […]

Now that the temperature has started to drop, you’ve probably have noticed it’s a little harder to get out of bed. The good news is it probably has nothing with you being lazy and more to do with science. Neurobiologists at Northwestern University say weather can have numerous effects on our bodies and the team […]

Showtime announced Wednesday it plans to bring back Dexter for a limited 10-episode series, with Michael C. Hall reprising the titular role. “‘Dexter’ is such a special series, both for its millions of fans and for Showtime, as this breakthrough show helped put our network on the map many years ago,” said Showtime Co-President of Entertainment […]

WestJet has announced it will be indefinitely suspending operations to Moncton, Fredericton, Sydney, Quebec City and Charlottetown, while significantly reducing service to Halifax and St. John’s due to COVID-19’s effect on demand. The suspension will eliminate more than 100 flights weekly starting November 2nd. “It has become increasingly unviable to serve these markets,” said WestJet President and CEO, Ed Sims. “Since the pandemic’s beginning, we have worked to keep […]



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