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Mariah Carey is being sued for $20 million by a country artist that claims she stole the title of her 1994 holiday favorite, “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” from another song written in 1989. CNN reports that Andy Stone of Vince Vance & The Valiants filed a complaint in New Orleans Friday (June 3rd) alledging copyright infringement and misappropriation. Although the […]

On Wednesday, Halifax announced one of the most creative ways to encourage local shopping that I’ve ever heard. Effective as of the start of this month, residents of the municipality who receive a parking ticket for a pay station violation can have the fee waived by spending at least $35 at a local business within […]

A new study demonstrates that the average consumer spends more than they realize on monthly subscriptions. C+R Research found that shoppers spent an average of $133 more than they realized. 74% said they struggled to remember recurring payments. Mobile phone subscriptions were the most forgotten category, followed by internet subscriptions.

We’ve heard of dog sweaters and shoes, but what about dog sunglasses? Some veterinarians recommend picking up a pair for any dogs sensitive to bright light. One expert says that sunglasses are a viable solution for dogs whose eyes need extra protection, since certain conditions worsen in dogs when they are exposed to UV light. […]

Do you believe in love at first sight? A new study from Israel have investigated the way skin sweat and movements change during speed dating, with interesting results. The Hebrew University Study of Jerusalem found that couples who were interested in one another romantically appeared to be “biologically in sync” within two minutes. Interested couples […]

Summer blockbuster season is here, but you may be hard pressed to find your favourite movie snack prior to sitting down and watching Top Gun: Maverick or Jurassic World: Dominion or Thor: Love and Thunder. “Popcorn supply will be tight,” says chief executive of Preferred Popcorn Norm Krug. Krug explains the issue is convincing farmers to […]

If you’ve ever suspected the person dropping off your food has stolen a few fries from the bag, you might be right. A recent survey asked delivery drivers about their on-the-job behaviours, and they found that 79% actually admit to eating some of their customers’ food. Next time you order from your favourite restaurant, it […]

The federal government said yesterday (May 31st) that it will allow British Columbia to decriminalize possession of small amounts of drugs in a three-year experiment to see if it can reduce overdose deaths, by getting rid of the fear of arrest for users who need help. Under the plan that will go into effect next […]

A 78 year old man in California can now say he is a high school graduate. Ted Sams says he was supposed to receive his high school diploma back in 1962, but ended up getting suspended for five days and ultimately missed one of his final exams. He attended summer school to make up the […]

Congratulations to the good people behind the Fogo Island Inn, as they’ve been named one of the best restaurants in the country. Each year, a panel of judges sample dishes from around the country and come up with a list of the 100 best restaurants in Canada. This year, only one Newfoundland-based business made the […]



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