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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  • 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.

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Josh Donaldson removed from ALDS after taking knee to the head

    The Blue Jays lost their MVP candidate after Josh Donaldson took a knee to the head during a slide.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • Selena Gomez's Lupus Battle

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

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  • Hydro-Québec holds off on Côte St-Luc tree chopping

    Now, Hydro-Québec has agreed to form a committee with residents and Côte St-Luc municipal representatives to study the issue. "Hydro-Québec has agreed that no work will be done until such time as the committee reaches an agreement," said Côte St-Luc Mayor Anthony Housefather. Trees below transmission lines should not be more than 2.5 metres tall, in order to avoid the risk of electrical arcing and fires, according to Hydro-Québec.

  • 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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  • 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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  • An aging Kobe Bryant, for once, doesn't want to be compared to Michael Jordan

    A recovering Bryant accurately points out that his NBA age isn't equal to MJ's NBA age at the same point in their careers.

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  • 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.

  • Security Accosts Shopper Who Carried Goods To Car In Basket To Avoid 5p Bag Charge

    The new carrier bag charge turned ugly this week after security guards accosted a shopper for using a basket to take groceries to her car. 

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