Day: November 15, 2018

Someone tried roasting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ wardrobe, and got meme’d

Mashable By Morgan Sung2018-11-15 23:39:27 UTC Another man tried delegitimizing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and ended up getting both brutally ratio’d and beautifully meme’d. Eddie Scarry, a media reporter for the Washington Examiner, tweeted a photo taken from behind the newly elected Democratic representative and wrote, “Hill staffer sent me this pic of Ocasio-Cortez they took just […]

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Evening Brief: Taking the axe to accountability

iPolitics Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada – partnering for good public policy to benefit all Canadians. cpacanada.ca/policyadvocacy Good evening to you. We begin in Ontario, where the Doug Ford government has announced it’s axing three government watchdogs. As part of the economic update released this afternoon, the […]

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Ford government reopens door to cash-for-access fundraising

iPolitics TORONTO — Amid a pile of sweeping changes released Thursday, the Ford government is also reopening the door to cash-for-access fundraising in Ontario. The former Liberal government got rid of the practice last year after falling under a mountain of criticism. The Liberals banned ministers, MPPs, ministerial chiefs of staff and all staff in […]

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Ex-MP bumped to riding next door after Alleslev’s floor-crossing

iPolitics Costas Menegakis is back to fighting for his seat in the riding he once represented after being displaced from his candidacy of choice by the floor-crossing former Liberal MP who beat him in the last election. Menegakis represented the riding of Richmond Hill as an MP in the last Conservative government after he won the […]

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Canadian Officials Report No Spike in Impaired Driving After Cannabis Legalization

News – High Times In the lead up to Canada’s world-historic legalization of cannabis on October 17, most public and official debates about the law centered on how to best implement it–not whether legalization was a good idea. But one anti-legalization talking point in particular remained lodged in the national conversation: the concern over a […]

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Sudbury letters: Stupid lawsuits, no 911 service

Sudbury Star Ford’s lawsuits stupid Doug Ford won the provincial election. No doubt about that. And he said he would get rid of cap and trade. So sure, he’s done what he said he would do. Big deal. It’s worth noting, however, that Ford only got the vote of 40 per cent of the 58 […]

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Multiple frauds took ‘cunning,’ Sudbury judge says

Sudbury Star On Aug. 7, 2017, Brigitte Lariviere contacted Greater Sudbury Police to report two men had taken her purse while she was standing outside the Pizza Pizza restaurant on Elm Street. The purse, she claimed, contained her rent money. A police investigation, which included a check of surveillance video, determined no robbery had taken […]

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Sudbury photos, Nov. 15

Sudbury Star Sudbury photos, Nov. 15 Stewie the Safe Ride Home mascot waves at motorists on Lorne Street Wednesday afternoon as the annual campaign to prevent impaired driving had its official launch. Volunteers will be available on Fridays and Saturdays through the festive season, beginning this weekend, to drive people who have imbibed too much […]

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Tidal music streaming is now available on Amazon’s Echo speakers

Engadget RSS Feed Andrew Burton/Bloomberg via Getty Images Amazon’s Echo speakers have been gradually improving in quality, and it looks like Tidal wants to seize on that opportunity. The streaming service is now available on all Echo devices in the US through a dedicated Tidal skill. Link your account and you can play that Beyoncé […]

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Carmelo Anthony, Houston Rockets to part ways

NBA.com: News Go to Source Carmelo Anthony is averaging 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds in 29.4 minutes per game. After just 10 games, Carmelo Anthony and the Houston Rockets have decided it wasn’t a good fit. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey issued a statement on forward Carmelo Anthony’s future with the team. “After much internal discussion, […]

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