September 10, 2015

Published On September 10, 2015 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

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TIFFThe Toronto International Film Fest (#TIFF2015) kicks off today.

The 40th edition runs through September 20th.

This year’s slate includes a slew of music-themed documentaries: The Reflektor Tapes about Arcade Fire; the Janis Joplin bio Janis: Little Girl Blue; and Miss Sharon Jones!, about the R&B queen’s battle with cancer.


2Canadian Cancer Society‘s Grapes of Wrath 5K Mud Run is this Saturday!

The party begins and ends at Bayside Brewery.

For more info, and to sign up go here.


3Apple delivered a ton of new product news Wednesday, but many are most excited that the company has included some new emojis in iOS 9.1, the operation system that runs iPhones and iPadsnew emojis !!!

We won’t see the emojis for a bit, but soon you’ll be able to send your friends a taco, a unicorn, a lion, a stop hand, a turkey, a burrito and block of cheese and a HOCKEY EMOJI!!

Also new, Siri will be able to perform a new trick when Apple pushes out its new iPhones and AppleTV. The virtual assistant will always have an ear open, listening for users to summon it by saying, “Hey Siri.”


4Holiday Inn Express is launching a new promotion in select Southwest and West Coast cities called the “Pancake Selfie Express.”

They are using laser imprinters to place peoples’ selfies on their breakfast buffet pancakes.


5The NFL kicks off its 96th season and the season-long celebration towards Super Bowl 50The New England Patriots (with a fully inflated Tom Brady) are home to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The NFL Kickoff pregame show (on NBC) will feature Train and Ellie Goulding beginning at 7:30, the game at 8:30.

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