The Peloton Wife Finds Comfort In Gin In Ryan Reynolds’ Mocking New Ad

“Deadpool” actor and Canadian treasure Ryan Reynolds is taking advantage of a viral stir caused by exercise company Peloton’s holiday advertisement to promote his own company, Aviation American Gin. Peloton’s viral video depicts a wife, known only as “Grace from Boston,” documenting her year-long fitness journey after receiving a workout bike from her husband. She shows him the video diary and thanks him for giving her something that’s changed her life. Many viewers thought the already-slim Grace’s life seemed like a dystopian nightmare, and that her husband seemed manipulative and controlling. Vancouver actor and teacher Sean Hunter — who played Grace’s husband — even said that he was worried the… Read More

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Police Arrest Montreal Blogger Who Allegedly Praised Polytechnique Shooter

MONTREAL — A blogger who allegedly glorified the gunman behind Montreal’s 1989 Ecole polytechnique massacre was arrested on the eve of the attack’s 30th anniversary. Jean-Claude Rochefort appeared in court Friday to answer charges of inciting hatred towards women. Investigators have linked him to what police call “disturbing” writing published under a pseudonym on a “hateful, anti-feminist blog.” Police say Rochefort was arrested Thursday at his home in Montreal, where they conducted a search and seized computer equipment. RELATED Ecole Polytechnique Massacre Officially Recognized As Attack On Feminism Conservative MP Fights Back Tears Naming 14 Polytechnique Victims 30 Years After Surviving Polytechnique, My Pain Is Starting To Resurface On Dec.… Read More

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Contrary To Rumours, The Queen Does Not Plan To Retire At 95

It looks like Prince Charles will have to continue his wait to succeed his mother on the throne. Queen Elizabeth II, who is currently 93, will not be stepping down when she turns 95, Charles’ office confirmed to People this week, following a flurry of headlines suggesting her departure. “There are no plans for any change in arrangements at the age of 95 — or any other age,” a spokesperson said. HuffPost has reached out for additional comment. Reports suggesting that the queen would be stepping down at 95 ― which would be on April 21, 2021 ― seem to have started with the book “Charles At Seventy,” People said.… Read More

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Scheer Peddling ‘Conspiracy Theory’ About Oil Industry, Says NDP MP

TORONTO — The first day of debate in the new session of Parliament began with a throwback claim that “foreign-funded activist groups” are hijacking Canada’s energy industry. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer responded to the by former Conservative natural resources minister Joe Oliver. Amid debate about the fate of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline, Oliver blamed foreign-funded “radical groups” for finding any means necessary to “achieve their radical ideological agenda” to block resource development. “Their goal is to stop any major project no matter what the cost to Canadian families in lost jobs and economic growth,” he wrote at the time. “No forestry. No mining. No oil. No gas. No more hydro-electric… Read More

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Charlotte Nebres Is 1st Black Lead Ballerina In NYC Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Young ballerina Charlotte Nebres has made history this holiday season. The 11-year-old became the first Black dancer cast in the leading role of Marie in the New York City Ballet’s production of “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.” The ballet company premiered this annual event in 1954. Charlotte, a student at the School of American Ballet in New York City, is one of two dancers alternating the role of Marie. Two other young performers are alternating as the Nutcracker Prince. The New York Times noted that child dancers are typically double cast. “It’s pretty amazing to be not only representing [the School of American Ballet] but also representing all of our cultures,”… Read More

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Charlotte Nebres Is 1st Black Lead Ballerina In NYC Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Young ballerina Charlotte Nebres has made history this holiday season. The 11-year-old became the first Black dancer cast in the leading role of Marie in the New York City Ballet’s production of “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.” The ballet company premiered this annual event in 1954. Charlotte, a student at the School of American Ballet in New York City, is one of two dancers alternating the role of Marie. Two other young performers are alternating as the Nutcracker Prince. The New York Times noted that child dancers are typically double cast. “It’s pretty amazing to be not only representing [the School of American Ballet] but also representing all of our cultures,”… Read More

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