Daily digest: A double life, Neil Young and the NHL

Neil Young and Pegi Young at the Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. on...

Neil Young and Pegi Young at the Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. on January 26, 2014. (Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com)

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Hereís a roundup of news and other tidbits to get you started today.


1. Man found alive decades later

Jeff Walton Jr. and Sr.

Both families of a man who had disappeared decades ago are shocked to learn that he was living a double life.

Ron Stan was presumed dead in a barn fire north of London, Ont., in 1977, but he was recently found alive and well in the U.S. under the name Jeff Walton. He had a wife and two sons north of the border, as well as a family in the U.S.

Police say no charges will be laid.


2. Neil Young files for divorce

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Neil Young and wife Pegi are ending their marriage.

The pair were married for 36 years.


3. NHL expansion?

If the reports are correct, the NHL is in talks for its first expansion since 2000. Seattle, Toronto, Quebec City and Las Vegas are among those cities that might be getting new hockey teams by 2017.

We hope they end up with better names than the Minnesota Wild and the Columbus Blue Jackets.


4. Tim Hortons menu mashup

We all know now that Tim Hortons and Burger King have become one. But what if the merger didnít stop there?

We decided to mashup these restaurants, creating new items by fusing their menus. Welcome to King Hortons. Bagel whopper anyone? Check out our creations here.


5. Cable companies launch Netflix competitor

Shomi the money, Canadian cable providers are saying. Rogers and Shaw have teamed up to create a service they create they hope will be a rival to Netflix.

Shomi, which costs $8.99 a month, is set to launch in November. Some 340 shows will be available for streaming on demand.

With files from Reuters and QMI Agency


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