John Mann, lead singer and songwriter for Canadian folk-rock band Spirit of the West, has passed away at the end of 57. The band was popular across the country with such hits as Venice is Sinking and Home For a Rest, and performed in Newfoundland and Labrador a number of times over the years. Mann […]

Ariana Grande is apparently ready to “Break Free” from capitalism after endorsing Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders. “MY GUY. Thank you Senator Sanders for coming to my show, making my whole night and for all that you stand for!” Grande tweeted Wednesday alongside pics of her posing with the presidential candidate. She added about her work […]

Single-use plastics are hot bed topic these days. With growing concerns over climate change and a shift towards being more environmentally friendly, people are looking for ways to get around using a material that ultimately clogs up our landfills. Some fast food chains are doing their part by reconsidering the use of plastic toys in […]

If you feel your career has gone to “pot,” then have we got a new job for you! A company called American Marijuana is looking for someone to test and review cannabis products–and as a “tokin’” of their appreciation, they’ll pay you up to $3,000 a month. Newsweek notes that the gig isn’t just about firing up […]

The City of Mount Pearl is proposing that the provincial government ban the use of studded tires. Mayor Dave Aker says they do more harm than good. “We’re spending more and more money on fixing the ruts,” he says. “The problem also with the ruts is that they cause us unsafe conditions, especially in the […]

On Sunday, Ford will roll out a new version of its iconic Mustang–only this time, it’ll be a fully electric crossover SUV. This will doubtless strike many Mustang purists as outright blasphemy, but as CNN notes, automakers like Porsche and Jeep were able to eventually overcome similar reactions when they started making crossover SUVs, such […]

Don Cherry has broken his silence regarding the controversial comments he made during a Hockey Night In Canada broadcast where he seemed to criticize Canadian immigrants for refusing to wear a poppy leading up to Remembrance Day. In his first interview since the broadcast, a subsequently his release from his position on the Saturday night […]

On Monday, Sportsnet announced that Canadian hockey legend Don Cherry had agreed to step down from his post as a commentator with the network over comments he made concerning immigrants who decline to wear poppy pins on Remembrance Day. “I live in Mississauga [Ontario]. Very few people wear the poppy,” said the 85-year-old Cherry during […]

Matchbox cars, coloring books and the board game Magic: The Gathering were enshrined in the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York, on Thursday. The trio of inductees beat out a list of finalists that included Care Bears, Jenga, My Little Pony, and smartphones. As the AP notes, to make it into the […]

A member of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team who was paralyzed in the 2018 bus crash has regained his ability to move his legs. Ryan Straschnitzki traveled to Thailand earlier this month for surgery on his spinal cord. This past Wednesday, a video posted to Twitter shows Straschnitzki moving his leg back and forth. Mapping of the […]



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