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Royal Canadian Mint Issues Blue Circulation Dime to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Bluenose

Royal Canadian Mint has issued a dime with re-designed the image of Canada’s most famous schooner and “Queen of the North Atlantic” to celebrate the 100th anniversary… Read more »

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Tim Hortons Sells Nearly 800,000 Orange-Sprinkled Fundraising Donuts In support of Residential School Survivors

Tim Hortons launched a limited-time fundraising donut in honour of Orange Shirt Day on September 30th with 100 per cent of the proceeds (excluding taxes) donated to… Read more »

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Winter Tire Requirement on British Columbia Highways Starts Today

Winter tires are mandatory for all vehicles on select British Columbia highways starting today. From October 1st to March 31, winter tires are required for travel on… Read more »

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Toronto Health Starts Planning to Vaccinate to Almost 200,000 Children Aged 5 to 11 Against COVID-19

Toronto Public Health is putting plans in place to vaccinate Toronto children 5 to 11 years of age against COVID-19 once Health Canada approves vaccines in the… Read more »

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Canada Gets a New Loonie That Commemorates Klondike Gold Rush

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a circulation one-dollar coin to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the discovery of gold in the Klondike.     Through the… Read more »

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Tim Hortons Restaurants Set Record as Smile Cookie Campaign Raises Millions For Charity

The annual charity event – Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign – raised more than $12 million this year. The program started in 1996, originally raising funds for… Read more »

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These Are the Restrictions For Businesses That Choose Not to Implement Alberta’s Version of Vaccine Passport

Alberta’s Restriction Exemption Program is now in effect across the province. The Restrictions Exemption Program allows eligible businesses, venues and services to be exempt from capacity and… Read more »

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Tim Hortons’ Roll Up To Win Returns For a Second Time in 2021

Tim Hortons’ Roll Up the Rim To Win contest which has been around since 1986 is returning for a second time this year. Starting Sept. 20 through… Read more »

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Saskatchewan: List of Places Where Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is Required Effective Oct. 1

Saskatchewan today announced that proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test will be required for residents and visitors to access several establishments, businesses and event venues effective October… Read more »

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COVID-19 Vaccines in Canada Get New Brand Names

Today, Health Canada announced that the agency has approved new brand names for the vaccines now available in Canada. The mRNA Vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna will… Read more »

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You Now Shop Online From Bath & Body Works’ Canadian Website

Bath & Body Works’ Canadian website is finally live and you can now shop all kinds of fragrant goodies from candles to body care online. As with… Read more »

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New Social Gathering Limits in Alberta Effective Sept 16th.

Health Minister Tylor Shandro today announced new temporary health measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 as Alberta reported 1,609 new cases on Sept. 15th. The… Read more »

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Alberta: Businesses Can Participate in Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Be Exempt From New Restrictions

Alberta announced a slew of restrictions today and also declared a provincial health emergency. The restrictions include limits on social gatherings, restaurants, indoor gatherings, weddings and funerals,… Read more »

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New Brunswick: List of Places Where Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is Required Starting Sept. 22nd

New Brunswick has announced that the province will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for accessing certain events, services and businesses starting beginning Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 11:59… Read more »

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Ontario COVID-19 Vaccination Passport: Places & Activities Exempt From Vaccine Proof Requirement Starting Sept 22nd

Ontario has detailed the list of places and activities where you don’t have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination once the vaccination is made mandatory to access… Read more »

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2021 Fall Forecast by Weather Network Predicts Normal Fall in Western, Atlantic & Early Winter in Central Canada

The Weather Network has issued the 2021 Fall season forecast which says most Canadians can expect near or above normal temperatures and precipitation for the fall season… Read more »

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Imbibe Unique Negroni Twists For Charity During Negroni Week

Italy’s iconic red Aperitivo, Campari and Imbibe Magazine are once again coming together to celebrate Negroni Week.

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How to Apply For Alberta’s $100 Debit Card Vaccine Incentive

Alberta has announced the details on how to register for $100 debit card. The province on Sept. 3rd announced a one-time incentive of $100 to all Albertans… Read more »

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Tim Hortons’ Annual Smile Cookie Campaign is Back

Get a Smile Cookie and support some of the 625 different charities and community groups across Canada. During the week-long Smile Cookie campaign by Tim Hortons, 100… Read more »

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Amazon Hiring 15,000+ Employees Across Canada, Raising Frontline Employees Pay

Amazon Canada has announced the company is hiring 15,000 full-time and part-time employees across Canada throughout the fall. Amazon says all frontline employees will receive $17 per… Read more »

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Oct 4: Toronto Raptors Release Preseason Schedule, Return to Scotiabank Arena For 2021-22 Season

The Toronto Raptors are returning to Scotiabank Arena after a gap of 19 months for the 2021-22 Season. The Raptors played the entire 2020-21 season in Tampa,… Read more »

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NACI Recommends a Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine For Some Immunocompromised Individuals

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now advising an additional or third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for some immunocompromised individuals. NACI says based on… Read more »

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Federal Debt: Report Says Young Canadians Will Have to Pay Additional $19,880 in Lifetime Income Taxes

A new report says young Canadians are set to inherit a mountain of government debt and the burden of increased annual interest payments. Fraser Institute, an independent,… Read more »

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Recalls More Salad Kits Due to Listeria

Canadian Food Inspection Agency says more salad kits are included in the chopped salad kits recall issued on August 24th. The salad kits are recalled due to… Read more »