Pointless star Richard Osman reveals his lifelong struggle with food addiction 

Useless star Richard Osman has revealed how he has battled food addiction since he was nine years old. The television host-turned-crime novelist compared the need to secretly snack to alcoholism, saying he has accepted that he will face a life-long struggle with compulsion. In an extremely candid interview broadcast today on Radio 4’s Desert Island … Read more

What’s open, what’s closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in Halifax – Halifax

There is no shortage of closings and service reductions around Halifax on Christmas and Boxing Day. Many of the regular businesses close their doors early on Christmas Eve and some remain closed all weekend, reopening on Monday. As a reminder, all retail businesses are operating at 50 percent capacity with physical distance, as part of … Read more

What’s open, closed for Christmas in Peterborough

What’s open, closed for Christmas in Peterborough

Saturdays and Sundays are legal holidays for Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day, so most places will be closed, although shops may choose to open on Sundays, and most places will also close early on Sunday. Friday to Christmas Eve. The examiner will post on Friday but not Saturday. Here’s a look at the local … Read more

‘It’s next level’: Rare snack pop-up shop opens its doors off Locke Street

“A corner store for steroids.” This is how Nelson Haines describes his new pop-up Junkies Rare Snack Express. Located on the corner of Locke and Pine streets, the store is simple aside from the newly installed bright pink signage. You can’t see anything from the outside, but step in the door and your immediate junk … Read more

B.C. floods, COVID-19 lead to McDonald’s potato shortage in Japan

B.C. floods, COVID-19 lead to McDonald’s potato shortage in Japan

Nearly 3,000 McDonald’s stores across Japan are forced to ration French fries during the holiday season after a shipping bottleneck in Vancouver caused a potato shortage an ocean away. On December 21, McDonald’s Japan Co. Chairman and CEO Tamotsu Hiiro said in a translated statement that their locations often ship potatoes through Vancouver on a … Read more

ANALYSIS: Liberal ban on single-use plastics allows companies to profit off ‘harmful’ materials – National

A few years ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was criticized for appearing to use plastic knives and forks to eat pizza at an election rally. The problem wasn’t so much that the pizza is meant to be eaten by hand, although some people commented on this, it was that just two weeks earlier, Trudeau promised … Read more