According to Allstate’s annual Safe Driving Study, Halifax drivers are the actual worst. Out of 93 communities surveyed, we are bottom of the list in 93rd place as having the highest collision frequency. It’s our third year ranked at the bottom. Out of our communities though, Bedford had the least collisions…that’s cause people in Bedford don’t want to smash up their BMW’s and Mercedes….
Canada Revenue Agency’s call centre is under the microscope for blocking calls and giving taxpayers wrong information. After a little investigating, it looks like the nine call centres across Canada can’t handle the volume of calls. There’s now plans to update the call centre’s technology and improve training.
You may have heard that journalist Charlie Rose was fired from CBS This Morning amid sexual harassment claims and now it’s reported from a source that the CBS big-wigs are practically begging Oprah to be his replacement. Her bestie Gayle King is already a host on the show and apparently they’re telling Oprah they wouldn’t even expect her to work full-time. Sounds like a sweet gig!
Our floating dock has closed for the season. Because our winter weather can be so unpredictable, Waterfront Development decided to shut it down; the dock will be reinstalled in the spring as soon as the weather gets better and until then, you’ll have to use Lower Water Street.
Getting annoyed with never getting avocado ripening right? Here’s a hack: grab a banana and put it in a paper bag with the avocado, close it up and in about 24 hours you’ll have a perfectly ripe avocado. Bananas produce ethylene gas which helps ripen other fruit!
And that’s your Fast Five!