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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  • Here's An Entire Island For Sale In B.C.

    An entire island has gone up for sale in B.C., and it's a beauty. Whitestone Island, a six-acre estate that lies about half an hour from Vancouver by private boat or sea plane, hit the market in September. Nestled on the Sunshine Coast, the place takes full advantage of its surroundings. An open-plan, 2,500 sq.-ft. home is perched on one of the island's rocky outcrops, with massive windows offering a near-panoramic view of the ocean, according to its listing. Boasting four bedrooms and three bathrooms, the secluded $3.8-million house has a West Coast feel with wooden beams throughout. The master bedroom takes up an entire floor all on its own, and the ensuite bathtub overlooks the big blue sea.

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  • ‘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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  • Thousands of new Canadians barred from voting with Citizenship Act changes

    Many former immigrants and refugees who have been in Canada for years are finding that they aren't able to take part in the federal election this month. Tamara Segura came to Canada from Cuba in 2010, and under the old federal rules she would be able to vote on Oct. 19. "Being able to vote is a big deal to me, I come from a country where a vote is mandatory but we just have one party — so I have never really voted in my life," she said.

  • 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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  • Man Divorces Wife On WhatsApp After Four Weeks Of Marriage

    The 21-year-old man used free messaging service WhatsApp to legally separate from his new wife - meaning he didn’t even have to pay anything to end their marriage. J Prameela Devi, a member of the state women’s commission adalat, told the Times of India: ‘He said she was like an apple and he had already tasted it. Islamic scholars are divided as to whether WhatsApp is actually a legal document, with some stating that the divorce should be carried out in person.

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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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  • Strict English Teacher Demands Handwriting So Neat It Looks Like It's Printed

    These letters may look like they’ve been printed out using the latest fancy font.

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  • Underdog Texas Rangers spoil Blue Jays' long-awaited return to the post-season

    The underdog AL West champions, no strangers to being written off, spoiled the Blue Jays' long-awaited return to the post-season Thursday, beating Toronto ace David Price en route to a 5-3 win. Rangers manager Jeff Banister sends Cole Hamels, his marquee man, to the mound Friday afternoon to face Marcus Stroman in Game 2. There's a ways to go in the best-of-five series, but Texas is smiling while Canada has its fingers crossed.

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  • Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck Living Together Amid Pregnancy Rumors: Report

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are reportedly still living together months after their divorce. In this photo, dated March 10, 2013, Affleck and Garner are seen at an event in Los Angeles. Getty Images/Jason Merritt Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have been spotted on frequent outings together even four months after their divorce announcement and now the latest rumor surrounding the former couple is that they are still living together. An eyewitness told Entertainment Tonight that Affleck looked “protective” and “helpful” toward Garner amid pregnancy rumors. The eyewitness also said that the separated couple was living together at their California home in the Pacific Palisades. The two were

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  • Drive-by deer shooting 'not necessarily a unique case' in Alberta

    Authorities in southern Alberta are looking for a black BMW believed to be involved in the drive-by shooting of a deer just outside of a Bragg Creek family's house, an incident officials say is more common than you might think. Cox confirmed officers who responded to the area outside a home in West Bragg Creek found a dead white-tailed doe about 15 metres from the house that had been shot by a rifle. Mackenzie Walsh, who lives in the home, said the family was startled when the gunshot went off and horrified to find the animal dead on the ground outside.

  • 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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  • Kylie Jenner's Butt Secret

    Kylie Jenner has revealed the secret behind her… behind.

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  • Etsy doubles down on manufacturing as it faces off with Amazon

    By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Etsy Inc, the online store that made its name selling handmade crafts, is trying to stop merchants from defecting as giant rival Amazon Inc prepares to attack it on its own ground with a new site for artisanal items called Handmade. "Until now, Etsy sellers had nowhere else to go," said Gil Luria, an analyst at Wedbush Securities based in Los Angeles. "But what Handmade at Amazon represents is a trip back in time to Etsy's original vision." Etsy, launched 10 years ago, became popular as an alternative to Amazon and eBay Inc, tapping into shoppers' appetite for handmade items.

  • 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.

  • Fredericton woman wins racial profiling case, Shoppers Drug Mart must pay $8K

    Shoppers Drug Mart has been ordered to pay a Fredericton woman $8,000 after the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ruled she was targeted as a shoplifter because she is black. The incident began when Mary McCarthy walked into a Shoppers Drug Mart store in downtown Toronto on May 22, 2011, to buy mouthwash. When McCarthy put her knapsack on the floor to retrieve a label a co-worker had given her from a product she had recommended, a store employee, Ujjaijini Balachandra, spotted her and demanded she open her bag.

  • LeBron James is back to wearing No. 6 in practice, as Miami awaits his return

    The Heat are the leaders in the clubhouse to sign LeBron this summer, after he declines his player option.

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  • Pintauro: HIV From 'Oral Sex'

    After his shocking HIV-positive revelation, Danny Pintauro has shared more information on how he contracted the virus. In an interview with Us Weekly, the former "Who's the Boss?" star said he used protection with the man who he believes he got the virus from, and actually contracted the disease through oral sex. The 39-year-old also opened up about receiving support from his "Who's the Boss?" family, Tony Danza and Judith Light, ahead of his life-changing interview with Oprah where he admitted he's been HIV-positive for 12 years.

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  • BC father suffers double tragedy

    Thu, Oct 8: A man who made child safety his mission after his son was killled in a car accident, has suffered a second tragedy. As Jennifer Palma reports, his stepson was killed in a crash at a Surrey bus stop yesterday.

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