Tories, NDP to release platforms as advance polls open

Harper says his party will focus on a 'low tax, balanced budget,' while Mulcair says he'll balance the budget in a year and invest in infrastructure.

  • Woman’s Facebook search for ‘stunning’ guy she met at nightclub ends in disaster

    After celebrating a night out for her birthday, a hairdressing student from Manchester, UK, took to Facebook to post a photo with the ‘stunning’ dude she met at a nightclub. Pippa McKinney’s attempt to find the stranger who she shared kisses and her number with quickly spread through Facebook.

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  • Mike Commodore rips Mike Babcock in angry Twitter rant

    Though Commodore’s language was scathing he apparently drew the line when comparing Babcock to Adolf Hitler.

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  • Randy Quaid arrested attempting to cross U.S. border

    American actor Randy Quaid and wife Evi Quaid were arrested Friday night attempting to cross into the United States, according to Vermont State Police. Both were detained and bail was been set by a Superior Court judge for $50,000 each. Randy Quaid was arrested on Oct. 6 by Canadian Border Service Agency for being a potential flight risk after attending a regular check-in.

  • Couple Release A Bit TOO Much Information On Their Facebook Engagement Photo

    A woman who was so deliriously happy at getting engaged to her boyfriend didn’t check the Facebook photo before posting it - and let something MAJOR slip.

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  • Shooting of Kentucky woman by husband in alleged mercy killing fuels right-to-die debate

    Virginia Chumbley was asleep when she was shot to death in her home. "I just shot my wife," Chris Chumbley told the Laurel County emergency operator. Chumbley, 50, was charged with murder, but last month, prosecutors reached a deal that would allow him to plead guilty to manslaughter.

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  • 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.

  • MLB commish Rob Manfred: Blue Jays are getting fair treatment in post-season

    Rob Manfred doesn't think the Toronto Blue Jays are getting any unfair treatment in the post-season. The Major League Baseball commissioner spoke with media on Friday ahead of Game 2 of the American League Division Series between the Blue Jays and Texas Rangers in Toronto. "We scheduled the games taking in to account a variety of factors," said Manfred on the field at Rogers Centre.

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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 to the beach to find lifeguards standing over her father.

  • LA Kings GM Dean Lombardi says he was 'played' by Mike Richards

    In a moment of candor, Lombardi released a long statement to the Los Angeles Times, where he said Richards was caught in a “destructive spiral.”

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  • Cop under fire for mailing speeding tickets without stopping motorists

    A Texas police officer is under investigation after it was found he was mailing out speeding tickets without actually pulling anyone over. Houston news channel KHOU 11 discovered that David Carter, a 13-year veteran on the city’s police force, wrote several tickets without making a traffic stop. “I was down south in South Texas, so I’m like, well how am I speeding in Houston if I’m out of town?” Emanuel Morfin told KHOU 11.

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  • Concerns Grow For Missing Hastings Teen Jordan Cooper

    Police are concerned about the whereabout of a teenage girl from Hastings, who went missing from her home yesterday afternoon. Jordan Cooper, 13, was meant to arrive home as agreed with her father at 5pm to their home in Malvern Way. Anyone who has seen Jordan is asked to dial 999 and ask for the police or email or phone 101 and quote serial 1106 of 06/10.

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  • Friends of the S.S. United States Send Out a Last S.O.S.

    A Titanic-sized supership that once ferried presidents, Hollywood royalty, actual royalty and even the Mona Lisa has a place in the history books as the fastest oceanliner in the world. The owners are now racing to avoid having the ship, the S.S. United States, relegated to the junk heap. A preservationist group, the S.S. United States Conservancy, saved the vessel from being scrapped a few years ago. Its members are working with a developer to give the mothballed vessel a new life as a stationary waterfront real-estate development in New York City, the ship’s home port in her heyday. Their big dreams, however, now face a financial crisis: Short of money, the conservancy in recent days formally

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  • Spider Bite Leaves Man Fighting For His Life As Flesh Starts To Rot

    Orlando Jimenez Jimenez (pictured above, before and after) was using an outside toilet in Islay when the arachnid fell on him and bit his left ear. The 31-year-old, nicknamed Chamo, was rushed to Honorio Delgado Espinoza hospital in Arequipa.

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  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

  • Canadian government omits key auto sector detail of TPP deal

    The Canadian government has omitted a detail from its public explanation of what would change for this country’s vital auto sector under the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. And pressure is building on Ottawa to release the full text of this massive Pacific Rim deal before voters cast their ballots in 11 days. International Trade Minister Ed Fast is pledging to make it public in a matter of days. It turns out, however, that, contrary to what government documents and Prime Minister Stephen Harper have said, the local content requirements for some auto components under the TPP deal are lower than advertised. This is important because the agreement reached this week in Atlanta among Canada

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  • Mysterious ‘dapper’ stranger  stepped in after woman was groped on bus

    Kaitlyn Regehr, who is studying at King’s College in London, England, was travelling home on the 207 bus towards Acton when a man “grabbed” her earlier this week. The 30-year-old woman took to Facebook to track down the mysterious “tall, dark and dapper” stranger, who stood up for her following the incident.

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  • Shoppers Drug Mart pays up in racial profiling case

    Thu, Oct 8: A big win – and relief – for a New Brunswick woman who won a case against Shoppers Drug Mart after proving she was the victim of racial profiling by an employee in Toronto. Cary Lieberman has her story.

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  • Kylie Jenner's Butt Secret

    Kylie Jenner has revealed the secret behind her… behind.

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Scientists in Antarctica are drinking so much at work that it’s causing brawls

    A safety audit conducted by the National Science Foundation (NSF) concluded that scientists, military personal, and civilians stationed at research facilities around the South Pole are causing concern with their drinking habits. “Since alcohol abuse does occur in the USAP program, workplace safety could be enhanced if [breathalyser] tests were administered to all USAP participants endangering themselves or others due to the influence of alcohol,” the audit states.

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