Sears Canada Closing – No more Christmas Wish Book: Sears Canada is going out of business – shutting down its 130 remaining stores. Twelve thousand people across the country will lose their jobs. The company announced only in June that it was looking for buyer but failed to find one…
License Makeover – Nova Scotian IDs will be getting a makeover starting next month…it will be a highly secure license in your pocket soon – to protect you from identity theft, fraud and forgery. Cards will no longer be printed at Access Nova Scotia and will be mailed to your home and you won’t need one of the new ones until your current one is up for renewal.
Weinstein Divorce – Harvey Weinstein’s wife of ten years, Georgina Chapman has announced she is leaving him as more and more women come forward to report being sexually harassed by the now disgraced movie mogul. Yesterday Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie have come forward to tell their accounts of sexual harassment made by Weinstein when they were making their start in Hollywood.
Sid at the White House – It looked liked Sidney Crosby kept his distance from Donald Trump during the Penguin’s White House visit yesterday. He was invited to the podium next to Trump but politely declined…and remained in the back row…at the end of the ceremony on his way out, Trump did walk back to Sidney for a on-camera handshake…Crosby has been criticized for accepting the invitation based on Trump’s recent comments about players taking a knee during the US anthem.
Trump’s IQ Challenge – After reports last week that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson once called his boss, Donald Trump a “moron,” – Trump told Forbes that he knows how to determine who’s really the moron once and for all. “I guess we’ll have to compare IQ tests – and I can tell you who is going to win.” (The White House now claims Trump said this as a joke.)
And that’s your Fast Five!