‘It Must Have Been Love’: Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson Dead At 61

STOCKHOLM — Marie Fredriksson, the female half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette, has died at age 61, her management agency said Tuesday. Fredriksson formed Roxette with Per Gessle in 1986. The two released their first album the same year and went on to achieve international success in the late 1980s and ’90s. The Dimberg Jernberg agency said Fredriksson died Monday “of the consequences of a long illness.” DEATHS Taiwanese-Canadian Star Collapses And Dies While Filming Show Spirit Of The West Singer John Mann Dead At 57 British Celebrity Chef Gary Rhodes Dead At 59 It “is with great sorrow that we must inform you that one of greatest and… Read More

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These 2 Words And Walking To Work Changed My Life For The Better: Swear By It

There are infinite things you could spend your time, money, energy, and attention on. But only some of them are right for you. Sometimes, a little recommendation can go a long way. In this regular series, we’re sharing the things we swear by that are a part of our daily regimens and that have helped us with a particular issue. Got something you love that you will back 100 per cent? Tell us in the comments below, we want to know! For about 30 years of my life, I had a deep-seated, irrational fear of the gym. The gym has weights and machines and people bent on one thing: getting… Read More

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Volkswagen Charged For Allegedly Violating Emissions Standards

OTTAWA — The federal government is charging Volkswagen for allegedly importing cars into Canada that company executives knew violated emissions standards. The German automaker faces 58 charges for violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for bringing 128,000 cars into Canada with illegal emissions between 2008 and 2015. The company faces another two charges for providing misleading information. RELATED Goodbye, Volkswagen Beetle Fiat Chrysler Wants To Form Global Giant By Merging With Renault Canada’s Climate Action Plan Scores Poorly On Global Report Card Canada’s case against Volkswagen comes more than four years after the company admitted to installing software on 11 million cars worldwide to trick emissions-testing equipment into concluding the… Read More

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Putting Up Christmas Decorations Outside Can Make You More ‘Social’

Welcome to HuffPost Canada’s (almost) daily guide to helping you pick up an easy, everyday ritual that can make your life a bit better, in a small but significant way. Canadians are stressed out, anxious, and are feeling disconnected from each other. Every Monday through Friday, we’ll share a tiny tip to help you feel good. We’ve got your back. Today’s habit: Put up some Beginner’s Guide To A Successful Holiday Cookie Swap 15 Non-Alcoholic, Non-Boring Holiday Drinks Hosting Relatives During The Holidays Is Hard — Here’s How To Cope Putting up decorations outside your home, like lights, a wreath, or a giant inflatable Abominable Snowman, can also make you… Read More

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Jimmy Fallon Channels ‘Mean Girls’ In Playing Trudeau On ‘Saturday Night Live’

There were easy comparisons to high school hallways after Prime Minister Will Ferrell Loses It With Ryan Reynolds In ‘SNL’ Audience The Peloton Wife Finds Comfort In Gin In Ryan Reynolds’ Mocking New Ad Sandra Oh’s ‘SNL’ Hosting Gig Was Flush With Canadian And Asian Nods The ultimate punchline comes when Cecily Strong’s Melania Trump walks on to deliver an anti-bullying message. In a oh-so-current nod to the now infamous Peloton holiday ad, she encourages fellow housewives to buy themselves an exercise bike: “Are you scared woman trapped inside a mansion? Why not imagine biking away from it all?” Weekend Update(s) for you! #SNLpic.twitter.com/LXhrCUR8oi — Saturday Night Live – SNL… Read More

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