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Margot Robbie Attracts Attention For Excessive PDA While Filming “Suicide Squad”

Margot Robbie has been working hard in Canada filming her latest movie, Suicide Squad. The movie stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, who is a member of a team of super villains. The Suicide Squad, as they become known, is sent on a potentially deadly mission by the the government. Harley Quinn is the love interest of The Joker, played …

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Rob Ford Takes Break From Re-Election Campaign To Enter Rehab

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced that he is taking a break from his campaign in order to enter rehab and seek help for his alcohol and drug abuse. Ford has been the center of attention since May when reports of his crack-cocaine smoking surfaced. The announcement of his break came after report that a new video has emerged showing Ford smoking …

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Rob Ford Curses In Drunken Jamaican Jibber Jabber

He’s done it again! Just when we thought Toronto Mayor Rob Ford  was done with drinking, there’s a new video showing the mayor in another one of his drunken stupors. In the video, the intoxicated mayor is heard using words that are offensive or profane — in Jamaican patois. Although the video is generally incoherent and some of his words …

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Rob Ford: Toronto’s Crack Smoking Mayor Seeks Reelection

Is he smoking crack…again? Despite repeated calls for him to step down from office, Toronto mayor Rob Ford was the first candidate to show up at City Hall on Thursday to register for reelection. The mayor is asking Toronto to vote for him in the city’s municipal election on October 27th. “Ford more years,” he declared. He then referred to himself …

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Goalie Fight Gets Brutal In Toronto

Fights aren’t uncommon during hockey games; sometimes, that’s part of what fans pay to see. It’s a rough sport, and brawls come with the territory. But on Sunday, a fight between goalies during a Maple Leafs/Sabres game in Toronto got a little brutal as the crowd–and shocked players–looked on. It all began when Toronto’s Jamie Devane and Buffalo’s Corey Tropp …

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Judge Rules IKEA Monkey Must Remain at Sanctuary

A judge has ruled that the monkey who appeared mysteriously inside the doors of an IKEA store last December will remain in an animal sanctuary north of Toronto instead of going back to his “mom.” The Japanese snow macaque turned up at an IKEA store on a cold day in December 2012. The monkey, named Darwin, was dressed in a …

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Comedian Ron James to host “Gilda” Fundraiser

“It’s always something,” as Gilda Radner’s Saturday Night Live character Roseanne Roseannadanna used to say. The latest “something” is the production coming to Toronto’s Sony Centre for The Performing Arts on Saturday, November 16th. “It’s Always Something,” presented by The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, is a major annual fundraiser for Gilda’s Club of Toronto, a cancer care center named for …

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Woman Wins $40M, Not $40K From Canadian Lotto

A Canadian woman this week was overwhelmed this week after learning she had won money in the Ontario lottery. According to a report from Chicago’s ABC 7, 51-year-old Maria Carreiro of Toronto had originally thought she had won only $40,000. When her daughter informed her that she had, in fact, won $40,000,000 she “ran down the street like a crazy …

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Heart Disease Risk Lowered by Flu Vaccine, Study Says

New studies show that the flu vaccine might play an important role in reducing the risk of heard disease, including the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from Toronto this week unveiled the research at the 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. They found that the flu vaccine provided around a 50% reduction in the risk of a “major cardiac …

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Radiohead Accident: Twitter Users Reveal Victim’s Identity

Coming less than a year after a deadly stage collapse in Indiana at a Sugarland concert, another concert-related accident has claimed the life of one man and left several others injured. Just one hour before a Radiohead show in Toronto’s Downsview Park on Saturday, the enormous metal roof covering the outdoor stage collapsed, pinning a man who was later pronounced …

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Canadian Constable Uses Social Media

A Toronto police constable is using a popular social network to keep in touch with members in his community. Scott Mills is using the popular site Foursquare.com and he encourages other public servants to do the same. Scott feels social media is a useful tool in getting to know his community as well as letting the people know when he’s …

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