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EASY RIDER CHOPPER SELLS FOR 1.35 MILLION DOLLARS

The “Captain America“ chopper alegedly ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 motion Picture “Easy Rider” has been sold at auction for 1.35 million dollars U-S. The buyer’s identity was not revealed by the Profiles in History auction house.  An … read more

CANADA SENDING EXPERIMENTAL EBOLA VACCINE TO WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

  The Canadian government begins shipping an experimental Ebola vaccine tomorrow to the World Health Organization.   As a safety precaution, 800 vials of the vaccine will be sent to the UN’s Public Health Agency in Geneva in three separate … read more

SOME TREKKERS STILL MISSING IN NEPAL – MORE BODIES FOUND

Trekkers are still  being rescued  in northern Nepal. Most of those who were stranded by deadly blizzards have been rescued or moved to safer areas, but there are still some left on the route where they were hiking, and efforts … read more

PARIS “SEX TOY” SCULPTURE VANDALIZED

A large work of controversial art in Paris has been vandalized and had to be dismantled. It’s called “Tree” and the big, green sculprture on Place Vendome by artist Paul McCarthy vaguely resembled a Christmas tree, but to  many it looked like … read more

‘DOWNTON ABBEY’ STAR RECEIVES ROYAL RECOGNITION

Royalty welcomed acting aristocracy at Windsor Castle as Maggie Smith was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honor by Queen Elizabeth II. It’s in recognition of her six decades in theatre, cinema and TV. The aware … read more

PANEL TO QUEEN’S PARK: DON’T SELL PUBLIC ASSETS

The LCBO, Hydro One, Ontario Power Generation should all be retained by the province. That recommendation from an advisory panel set up to examine the possible sale of the Crown Corporations. The panel is still doing its work but is … read more

NIQAB – CITIZENSHIP CONTROVERSY CONTINUES

Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney is publicly defending his directive, while immigration minister, to forbid women from wearing niqabs while taking the oath of citizenship. A Mississauga woman is suing the federal government, arguing the ban violates her … read more

VATICAN RESTRICTS ACCESS TO SISTINE CHAPEL

The Vatican will restrict the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel to 6 million a year In order to protect Michelangelo’s delicate frescoes from damage caused by ever-growing crowds of tourists. Visitors to the chapel, where popes are elected … read more

ONTARIO’S HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCES ENHANCED PREPAREDNESS FOR EBOLA

Enhanced measures to prepare for a possible Ebola case in this province have been outlined this morning by Ontario’s Health Minister. “I want to assure all Ontarians,” Dr. Eric Hoskins explained, “that their safety is my top priority, and that … read more

TORONTO MAYORAL POLL GIVES TORY A STRONGER LEAD

A new poll from Mainstreet Technologies shows John Tory appears to be pulling ahead again. The latest survey gives Tory 38%. Doug Ford is nine points back at 29%. Olivia Chow has 22%. A survey from Forum Research yesterday gave … read more