February 12, 2018

Published On February 12, 2018 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

Canada’s got a gold!

Canada won their first gold in Monday morning in PyeongChang with the top spot in Team Figure Skating.

The latest count is 1 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze, good for second overall behind Norway.

Another guaranteed medal is coming after Canada made it to the final of the Mixed Curling competition. The final is tomorrow.


The Monthly Blood Donor Clinic at the Spirit & Life Centre is this Wednesday from 1-7.

Book your appointment now at 1-888-2-DONATE or go to Blood.ca.


The March issue of MacLean’s magazine will have two covers. One for women, and another for men.

On one cover: “Women pay $6.99 for this magazine”. On the other? “Men pay $8.81 for this magazine”.

They are asking men to pay 26% more than women for the latest issue in order to bring attention to the pay gap. The magazine says it wants to contribute to the ongoing conversation about sexism and workplace discrimination by focusing on pay equity. The issue has also contains a number of stories on the topic.

Maclean’s says it will donate proceeds from the higher-priced issue to a charity that invests in Indigenous education.


Lucky Charms announced that they’re retiring one of their marshmallows this spring.

General Mills just revealed that they’re killing off the yellow and orange hourglass marshmallow. It’s only been a part of Lucky Charms since 2008, and it was the first marshmallow that had been added in 10 years. And now it’s dead.

When Lucky Charms debuted in 1964 the marshmallows came in shapes of green clovers, pink hearts, orange stars and yellow moons. Of those original shapes, only the pink heart marshmallows remain.

They haven’t announced what they’ll be replacing it with once it’s eliminated.


KFC is giving out scratch-and-sniff cards for Valentine’s Day that smell like chicken.

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