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Halestorm’s lead vocalist joins Gibson as the company’s first female brand ambassador

Gibson, one of the world’s most popular guitar brands, just hired their first female brand ambassador since the company started in 1894. This is one of those occasions when it’s safe to say, it’s about time

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Will Smith banned from the Oscars for 10 years for Chris Rock slap

The Academy has decided on Will Smith’s fate for the slap heard around the world on the live television broadcast of the Oscars less than two weeks ago on March 27. They announced their decision today in an open letter addressed to the Academy family.

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Enter the Dragons’ Den in an expert pitch master class

Dragons’ Den is teaching a free master class on pitching your business ideas. Get business tips from them and ask questions directly to the Dragons, some of the most successful business experts and sharpest investors in business today.

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Has an overdue book got you library shy?

Well, you can stop hiding from the book police because the Toronto Public Library system has gone fine-free. Not only that, 30 more libraries in Toronto will open again in February and March. You can stop by in person, take out books, use their services and no one will try and shake you down for a dollar, loonie, euro, pound; shilling or pence.

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Canada’s Alanis Morissette headlines Miami Beach culture festival

Isn’t it ironic for the singer to be performing in sunny Florida during the Canadian winter season? Don’t you think?

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Ontario removing proof of vaccination and COVID-19 capacity limits

Changes in public health measures: what they are and when they take effect.

The lockdown in Ontario may be over sooner than you think. The province is easing public health measures ahead of schedule. Non-emergency surgeries are already back on the table, now capacity limits for businesses like bars, restaurants and fitness centres will be removed in the next phase of the province’s reopening plan starting Thursday, followed by a plan to end proof of vaccination requirements in less than two weeks.

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Musician Kodak Black among the injured at Justin Bieber concert after-party in West Hollywood

Multiple reports say that rapper Kodak Black was among the four people injured outside a restaurant when shots were fired following a Justin Bieber concert at an Italian restaurant in West Hollywood, Los Angeles early Saturday morning.

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Lenovo $100K digital grant awards diversity in company culture

The Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBOT) awarded a $100K Lenovo Digital Transformation Grant to businesses that showed their plan for success incorporated measures to address equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Two new art exhibits to unveil at the Bob Marley Museum in Jamaica

Artwork submissions for the Bob Marley Museum art exhibition honouring the singer were being accepted up to today and a new exhibition in honour of the Marley family matriarch Rita Marley will unveil at the museum on Sunday.

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Miss USA Cheslie Kryst challenged the status quo

Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst had a radiant personality that was hard to ignore when she introduced a story or talked to a guest as part of her role as host on the entertainment TV news show Extra.

Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst stands in a hallway with her hands behind her back while wearing a red one-shoulder jumpsuit
Miss USA 2019, journalist Cheslie Kryst
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