Voter ID card errors causing 'mass confusion'

Thousands of Canadians say they've received incorrect cards that tell them to vote in the wrong location -- in some cases, hundreds of km away.

  • ‘This Has Ruined Me’: Cheater Exposed On Facebook Opens Up As He Attempts To Win Girlfriend Back

    Matty Steven’s face went viral when Pippa McKinney posted a picture of the pair kissing at a club in Manchester on Facebook as she attempted to track him down. Now the 22-year-old has admitted his “drunken kiss” with Pippa, but is doing his utmost to win Emily back. It was one single drunken kiss that obviously meant more to her than it ever did to me.

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  • Oil extends gains, set for biggest weekly rise since 2009

    By Karolin Schaps LONDON (Reuters) - Oil extended gains on Friday and was set for its biggest weekly rise in over six years after U.S. Federal Reserve minutes suggested it was in no hurry to raise interest rates and an influential forecaster predicted a price rally. Brent crude, the global benchmark, was up 90 cents at $53.95 a barrel at 1045 GMT, 1.7 percent above the previous close and on track to rise 12 percent this week alone. Forecaster PIRA Energy Group issued a bullish oil price prediction on Thursday, saying oil would hit $70 a barrel by the end of next year and to trade at $75 in 2017.

  • ‘Carmageddon’: China’s 50-lane traffic jam is every driver’s worst nightmare

    The traffic jams on the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto don’t even come close to what Chinese motorists had to face this week. As the seven-day national holiday known as the ‘Golden Week’ wrapped up in China, thousands of motorists trying to return to the capital were stuck in a 50-lane traffic jam on the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway. The shocking scenes captured by aerial footage show Beijing-bound vehicles in complete gridlock, a traffic jam caused by a new checkpoint added recently on either side of the toll booth.

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  • House Cat Goes Outside For The First Time And Makes This Face

    Well, we don’t actually have to imagine with Kiwi as his series of facial expressions tells the exact story. The orange tabby’s owner uploaded a series of pictures to photo sharing site Imgur, captioning it ‘Kiwi’s Adventure To The Outside’ - and what an adventure it was. Kiwi is a house cat no more.

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  • Daughter of Scarborough man who died in Cuba questions resort's safety policies

    The daughter of a Scarborough man who died at a Cuban resort says she wants to know why an ambulance crew left her father's body on the beach for four hours and is questioning the medical attention lifeguards gave him. Sellviya Nicholas Anton last saw her father, Elvin, alive on the morning of Aug. 25, while the pair pushed themselves through a gruelling pool aerobics class. Within an hour, Sellviya Nicholas Anton was called the beach to find lifeguards standing over her father.

  • Kitchener, Ont., arrow death: 5 facts about bows and arrows in Canada

    The death of Michael Gibbon, who was hit in the chest with an arrow on Monday morning on a Kitchener, Ont., street, has focused attention on the safety of a potentially deadly weapon. Waterloo Regional Police are treating Gibbon's death as a homicide, but don't know whether he was targeted. There are certain regulations governing bows and arrows in Canada.

  • Channing & Jenna: Sexy Photos!

    Jenna Dewan Tatum has revealed her husband's hidden talent. Turns out, "Magic Mike" star Channing Tatum knows a few moves behind the camera too!

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  • Student Union Diversity Officer Charged For Allegedly Sending #killallwhitemen Tweet

    A student union diversity officer who gained notoriety for allegedly tweeting the hashtag ‘#killallwhitemen’ has been now been charged by the Metropolitan Police for sending threatening communication. Bahar Mustafa, from Goldsmiths College in London is due to appear in Bromley magistrates court next month, reports the Guardian. Ms Mustafa, 28, from North London, has continued to serve Goldsmiths Student Union as their welfare and diversity officer despite the adverse publicity.

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  • Advance polls open amid concerns about voting cards

    Advance polling stations open Friday, but some people are frustrated with what their voter information cards are telling them to do. Firer says their next step will be to go to the local Elections Canada office in the riding, but he won't bother trying to phone. Normally Cottes votes at the community hall in Beausejour, so he phoned Elections Canada.

  • The McDonald's of the future (8 photos)

    Heading towards its 50th anniversary in 2017, McDonald's Canada unveiled the next chapter of its brand transformation. From menu changes to uniform makeovers, this is the new version of your favourite neighbourhood restaurant.

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  • Pete Rose criticizes Blue Jays players for not playing through playoff injuries

    Josh Donaldson left Game 1 after being kicked in the head and Jose Bautista was removed with a tight hamstring

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  • Ellen Squashes Kim Kardashian ‘Difficult’ Rumors

    On Ellen, the host took some time out to address recent magazine stories claiming that Kim Kardashian West was “difficult” on the show last week. Degeneres said, “I don’t understand how people keep making up stories and can print it in magazines… really truly she could not be nicer, she was lovely.”

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  • Suspects arrested in death of Quebec woman in California

    Police have arrested three suspects in the death of a Quebec woman last week in California and plan to charge them with murder later today. The body of 23-year-old Audrey Carey, who was on a solo backpacking trip, was found in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The suspects were accused in Carey's death after they were arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Steve Carter, a yoga teacher in Marin County, whose body was found along a hiking trail Monday just north of San Francisco.

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  • Feud over home in Little Heart's Ease destroys father-son relationship

    A couple who moved back to the province from Ontario after an offer to take over the family home in Little Heart's Ease is now being kicked out, and a father-son relationship is in shreds. The family feud over what constitutes a 'gift' went to the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, which ruled Oct. 2 that, without a written agreement, the property was not legally transferred. Derrick and Gabriele King paid a $4,200 penalty to break their lease in Elmwood, Ontario and move to Little Heart's Ease in May, 2012.

  • KFC Says ‘Sorry’ To Customer Whose Gravy Pot Told Her To F*** Off

    The one thing that could make a date at KFC worse than being on a date at KFC is your order telling you to f*** off - but that’s exactly what happened to Emma Sneesby.  

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  • Man runs towards Stephen Harper and is taken away during speech in Surrey, B.C.

    SURREY, B.C. â A man ran towards Prime Minister Stephen Harper during a rally in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday evening and was grabbed by RCMP officers before being taken away. The man ran towards Harper just as he was saying the Liberals and NDP would harm the economy. "They (the Liberals and the NDP) would significantly raise those risks friends," he said, as the man bolted across the open circle at the centre of the gathering.

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  • Billionaire divorce enters settlement talks instead of court

    The widely-followed divorce battle between billionaire hedge fund star Ken Griffin and his wife Anne Dias Griffin may not go to trial after all. The power couple entered into settlement talks on Monday, according to the office of presiding Judge Grace Dickler. A public trial could be messy for Ken Griffin, the founder and CEO of the $24 billion Citadel hedge fund empire in Chicago. After 11 years of marriage, the billionaire filed for divorce in July 2014. Court documents have already generated unwanted headlines about the couple's finances. Earlier this year Anne Dias Griffin demanded $1 million in monthly expenses, which includes $300,000 for the use of a private jet, $160,000 for hotels and

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  • Watch: Fire Ants Form Rafts Out Of Other Ants To Escape South Carolina Floods

    As South Carolina suffers biblical rainfall and historical flooding, a tale of incredible survival has been uncovered - from a colony of insects. Fire ants have been spotted escaping the deluge that has hit the U.S. state by forming rafts out of THEMSELVES.

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  • Campaign signs torn down, sliced, burned in some Ottawa ridings

    As the federal election campaign begins to heat up in some of Ottawa's most hotly contested ridings, candidate signs have become the first casualties of the ground war. "We've had to file police reports..." said Austin Jean, campaign manager for Abdul Abdi, the Conservative candidate in Ottawa West-Nepean, in an email. In the riding of Nepean on Thursday morning, commuters drove by slashed signs belonging to Liberal candidate Chandra Arya along Richmond Road and Moodie Drive in Bells Corners.

  • Security Accosts Shopper Who Carried Goods To Car In Basket To Avoid 5p Bag Charge

    The new carrier bag charge turned ugly this week after security guards accosted a shopper for using a basket to take groceries to her car. 

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