February 13, 2018

Published On February 13, 2018 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

Today is Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesady, aka Fat Tuesday or Pancake Day, the last big blow-out before Lent begins tomorrow.

Also known as Paczki Day. Originally the Polish communities celebrated by mowing down on round, sugar-coated, fruit-filled pre-Lenten pastries called ‘paczkis’

One paczki can contain 300 to 450 calories and anywhere from 15 to 24 grams of fat, depending on the size and exact makeup of the treat, making it a perfect addition to Fat Tuesday celebrations.

CKMORNINGS is at Maple City Bakery this morning, stop by and say hi!


Another Gold yesterday for Canada in Men’s Moguls. After a Silver in Sochi, Mikael Kingsbury brought home his first Gold medal for Canada.

Canada’s medal count of 7 (2 Gold, 4 Silver, 1 Bronze) has them at 4th overall behind Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands. One more than the U.S.


Did you know that Tinder is giving athletes free access to Tinder Plus and Tinder Gold during the games.

Average Joes who have Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold are changing their location to Pyeongchang, Korea so they can flirt with Olympic athletes. Tinder reports seeing a nearly 2,000-percent increase in people changing location to Korea to match Olympians.

Americans are the top group of users in the Olympic Village, followed by Sweden, the U.K., Canada, and Switzerland.


Councilor Doug Sulman‘s motion to add a question on this year’s municipal election ballot regarding council size was rejected at Municipal Council last night.

Sulman’s motion called for the municipality to add the question about reducing the size on the 2018 municipal ballot, failed 11-7.


Are you a clutz? Are you constantly spilling coffee on yourself before heading off to work? It might be worth it for you to buy a BeBib.

BeBibs are fashion adult bibs you put on to protect your clothing.

 

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