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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  • NHL PREVIEW: League is trending towards smaller, faster and quicker

    Drew Doughty knows that opponents who go into Staples Center expect to get hit early and often by the big, physical Kings. The Tampa Bay Lightning are on the front lines of the NHL's trend toward smaller, faster more skilled teams that hit and fight less and would rather win by holding onto the puck. "If they can't catch us, they can't hit us," Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said.

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  • Quebec calls for 'urgent' extension of northern border

    The Quebec government is counting on the federal government's help in resolving a century-old conundrum over its northern boundary, in order to proceed with the maritime strategy that's part of its billion-dollar northern economic development plan. The Couillard government's Plan Nord includes building ports, however, Quebec's northern border, delineated by Ottawa in 1912, officially ends right at the shoreline — which would leave boats docking at those ports moored outside of the province. Fournier said Quebec wants the prime minister to bring together all parties – provinces, territories and aboriginal groups – to discuss how to resolve the boundary question.

  • 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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  • ‘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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  • US airman stabbed outside California hometown bar months after thwarting French train attack

    Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after he was severely cut while helping stop a terror attack on a French train in August, was repeatedly stabbed in what police said was an alcohol-fueled, late-night brawl in a Sacramento nightclub district. Officials said Stone was in intensive care following the fighting early Thursday but expected to fully recover. "We know it's not related to what occurred in France," Sacramento Deputy Police Chief Ken Bernard said.

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  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • Everything goes wrong for Blue Jays in Game 1 of ALDS

    Between an ineffective start from their prized starter and injuries to two of their stars, Game 1 was a huge disappointment for Toronto.

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  • 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!

    Access Hollywood
  • 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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  • 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.

  • Tarantula found crossing road on Ottawa residential street

    Anne Beck and her daughter Julia were driving along a residential street in the Ottawa community of Carp on Monday afternoon, returning home from a neighbourhood bakery, when Julia spotted a tarantula crossing the road. After getting out of their vehicle, they discovered it was indeed a tarantula, in this case, a rather gentle female specimen from the arid climes of Chile that was eventually returned to its owners. After getting the tarantula safely in the cooler, the pair called Little Ray's Reptile Zoo.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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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