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.

  • 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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  • ‘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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  • Conservative MP says 'lack of a job' cause of missing and murdered indigenous women

    Conservative MP Bob Zimmer is taking heat for suggesting that joblessness is largely the cause of Canada's missing and murdered indigenous women. The incumbent MP for the Northern B.C. Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies riding made the comments at an all-candidates meeting in Fort St. John this week when the moderator asked whether an inquiry was needed into missing and murdered indigenous women. "The most recent one is the RCMP study into missing and murdered aboriginal women. It talks about the issues. It talks about what's the major cause of those missing and murdered aboriginal women.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Canada's Trudeau, tied in polls, open to Bombardier foreign investor

    By Allison Martell and Alastair Sharp TORONTO, Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, in a tight race to be the country's next prime minister, said on Thursday his party is open to foreign investment in Bombardier Inc as long as it protects the country's interests. Trudeau's position contrasted with the opposition New Democrats, running third in polls, which when asked about possible Chinese investment in Bombardier said Ottawa should protect key sectors like aerospace. The embattled Canadian plane and train manufacturer, which held unsuccessful talks to sell a majority stake in its CSeries jetliner program to Airbus also previously approached an unnamed Chinese company.

  • Disgusted Diner Shows What KFC's Ricebox Meal Actually Looks Like

    Can you tell which one is the advert and what was actually served up to a KFC customer?

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  • 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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  • Melissa Richmond took 'several minutes' to die after fatal stab wound, court hears

    Melissa Richmond was stabbed with a knife and a screwdriver more than a dozen times but it was the cut to the base of her neck that killed her, forensic pathologist Dr. Christopher Milroy testified Thursday at her husband's first-degree murder trial. Canadian soldier Howard Richmond, 52, admitted at the outset of his trial last week that he stabbed his 28-year-old wife to death in July 2013 but pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. Milroy, who performed an autopsy on Melissa Richmond, detailed more 40 injuries on her body, including wounds on her arms and hand that showed the signs of being defensive wounds.

  • 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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  • Sask. Muslims unhappy niqab an issue in federal election

    People from Saskatchewan's Muslim community are not happy the niqab has become a divisive issue in the federal election. Conservative leader Stephen Harper has said that women should not be allowed to cover their faces during citizenship ceremonies. As Harper prepares to visit Saskatoon for a campaign rally on Tuesday, the issue of the niqab ban has become a hot-button issue locally, especially with local Muslims.

  • 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.

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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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  • 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.

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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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  • 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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  • McDavid makes long-awaited NHL debut amid nerves, hype and curiosity

    McDavid made his debut for the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night at the St. Louis Blues, the final step of a lifelong journey. "I'm living out my dream," McDavid said. For all his dreams, McDavid got a good night's sleep on the eve of his big-league debut, and it wasn't until he woke up in a St. Louis hotel Thursday morning that he let his mind wander.

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  • 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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