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.

  • Touching act of brotherly love caught on camera goes viral

    The story of two young boys, holding hands as they sang in the choir of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a story about love and support. 

    Good News
  • ‘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.

    Daily Buzz
  • 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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  • 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.

    Yahoo News
  • 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.

  • 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

    Big League Stew
  • 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.

    Yahoo News
  • Vaughan unlicensed daycare owners face additonal charge in toddler's death

    Police arrested 49-year-old Olena Panfilova and her daughter Karyna Rabadanova, 26, on Wednesday. Panfilova, her husband Ruslan Panfilova, and Rabadanova were each already charged with operating an illegal daycare under the Day Nurseries Act.

  • 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.  

    Yahoo News
  • 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.

  • Selena Gomez's Lupus Battle

    Selena Gomez has come forward with a personal health battle – she has lupus.

    Access Hollywood
  • 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.

    Yahoo Finance Canada
  • 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.”

    Superfan TV
  • 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.

    The Canadian Press
  • Man Smuggled Dying Wife’s Dog Into Hospital In Suitcase To See Beloved Pup ‘One Last Time’

    A kindhearted husband smuggled his terminally ill wife’s beloved dog past hospital security in a suitcase so she could see her one last time. The man shared the touching tale, which happened “one year, three days and fourteen hours” ago on Reddit. “When my wife finally went back to sleep, I loaded the dog back in the suitcase, and she somewhat sheepishly obliged,” he added.

    Yahoo News
  • Mother Punishes Son By Shaving His Head And Parading Him Around Supermarket In Tutu

    A mother of a ten-year-old boy shaved her son’s head and made him walk around a supermarket dressed in a tutu as an public punishment for his bad behaviour at school. Police were called to a Wal-Mart store in Rock Hill South Carolina early on Sunday morning where they found the boy wearing a tutu, women’s boots, a women’s undergarment and a T-shirt with “various permanent marker writing underneath,” according to their official report. Apparently, “corporal punishment” had been “ineffective” on her son, and she told police she had been attempting to “embarrass” the ten-year-old into improving his behaviour.

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  • Fifty years in Canada, and now I feel like a second-class citizen

    “Too broken to write,” I told my editor, after the onslaught of Conservative announcements. The niqab was condemned. Citizenship was revoked for convicted terrorists with dual citizenship. Canadians were reminded of “barbaric cultural practices,” and the federal government’s preference for mainly non-Muslim Syrian refugees was reiterated. Make no mistake: This divisive strategy is meant to prey upon fear and prejudice. Last May, I wrote that Canadian Muslims “are the low-hanging fruit in the politics of fear. Omar Khadr is exhibit A; Zunera Ishaq is exhibit B. With an October election, it won’t be surprising to see political machinations at our expense.” Yet the sheer brazenness of the Conservatives

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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.

    Access Hollywood
  • Hunter in remote Idaho wilderness wakes up to bear biting his head, doesn't get care for days

    A hunter asleep in the remote Idaho wilderness woke up when he felt something tugging on his hair. Then he heard the black bear breathing. "He got a hold of my head, and that's what woke me up," the Boise resident said Wednesday, who was in the rugged area hunting bighorn sheep with friends.

    The Canadian Press
  • 10 Things to Do Now for a Better Garden Next Year (10 photos)

    By the time colder weather rolls in, most people are ready to call it quits in the garden. But before you hang up your trowel for the winter, there are several things you should do to ensure your garden gets off to a great start next spring. | By Jennifer Noonan,

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