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Month: July 2018

NOT REAL NEWS: Chipotle not giving away $100 gift cards

NOT REAL NEWS: Chipotle not giving away $100 gift cards

News, World
Chipotle is not giving away $100 gift cards for National Avocado Day on Tuesday, or any other day for that matter. The false offer, which has been circulating widely on social media in recent days, provides a link that takes users to a page that reads “National Avocado Day Get a $100 Chipotle Card.” They are then asked to “Invite 4 friends To Get Your Chipotle Card. After 4 Friends Click Your Link Get Your Card Quickly!” The false gift card page includes a fake Facebook comments section. Laurie Schalow, Chipotle’s chief communications officer, told The Associated Press that they are not giving away gift cards. “It’s a scam that the company is aware of and working to address,” Schalow said. Chipotle, however, did offer free guacamole for entrees ordered online or on the mobi
Argos QB Bethel-Thompson set to meet former teammate Redblacks’ Harris

Argos QB Bethel-Thompson set to meet former teammate Redblacks’ Harris

CFL, Football, News, Toronto Argonauts
When he looks across the field Thursday night, McLeod Bethel-Thompson will see a familiar face in Trevor Harris, a quarterback battle that has its roots in northern California when the two were teammates in the UFL.Only the most passionate of pigskin diehards would know anything about the defunct league, let alone the Sacramento Mountain Lions, the team where Bethel-Thompson and Harris first met.Their head coach was the late Dennis Green.Football is a small world, players coming and going, bouncing from league to league, the type of sporting existence where friendships are easily forged and career often reunited in the strangest of circumstances and backdrops.And such will be the case Thursday at BMO, where the East-leading Redblacks will provide the opposition for the desperate ...
Calgary police search for missing senior Sunday – Calgary

Calgary police search for missing senior Sunday – Calgary

Calgary Police Service, James Jim Ross, James Ross, Missing Calgary Man, Missing Man, Missing Senior, News
Calgary police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing senior Sunday. Police said 89-year-old James Jim Ross was last seen leaving his home in the 300 block of 7 Street S.W. at around 4 p.m. Ross is 5’10” and weighs roughly 180 pounds. He has short grey hair and a moustache, according to police. Police said he was wearing black clothing, including a black baseball cap and prescription glasses the last time he was seen. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers.  © 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.
Montreal cyclists upset after being banned from cemetery atop Mount Royal

Montreal cyclists upset after being banned from cemetery atop Mount Royal

National, News
MONTREAL – The historic cemetery atop Montreal’s Mount Royal offers a tranquil space for the dead to rest — but management says the living aren’t being granted the same courtesy thanks to speeding cyclists who are soon to lose their privileges. The 166-year-old non-profit that manages the cemetery recently announced it would ban bicycles from the picturesque spot as of Aug. 1., citing “flagrant disregard of the safety of pedestrians and of the character of the cemetery” by certain cyclists who use the sacred ground for “high speed training and other agressive sports.” In a statement on its website, cemetery management said it had sought to avoid a ban by repeatedly bringing up its concerns with cycling groups. “We regret that these efforts have been unsuccessful and that we
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GUEST COLUMN: Ford’s promises made are promises kept

GUEST COLUMN: Ford’s promises made are promises kept

Columnists, News
BY MELISSA LANTSMAN, GUEST COLUMNISTEvery government wants to say it. There are few who ever do.But Doug Ford and the Ontario PC government are well on their way to claiming it: “Promise made. Promise kept.”It’s been just one month since Ford swept onto the scene at Queen’s Park against the odds and more importantly, against the PC Party establishment to claim the highest office in the province.The honeymoon might be over with his detractors, who gave him a hot minute to prove he was worthy of that office, but with voters – the honeymoon has just begun. Whatever Doug Ford is doing, he is getting good at it, and fast.His ambition to change the face of Ontario and his tenacity to drive his agenda forward is being noticed. It’s being noticed by the city, other provinces and the fede