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It's about time to start dipping your toes in the pool — and Amazon has everything you need to kick off summer right at deep discounts! Whether you're looking for deals for yourself, or you're thinking of all the things you need for guests, Amazon is jam-packed with killer deals. Every single day our team scours the mega-site to put together a quick-and-dirty list of the top markdowns for you.
So what are the best Amazon deals right now? For a towel upgrade just in time for summer guests, the Elvana Home 8 Piece Towel Set is discounted more than 40%.If you have grandkids coming to visit, keep 'em cool with a new kiddie pool for more than $40 off. Or maybe you want to take your tunes to go with a JBL portable speaker that's nearly 40% off.
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If you're in the market for a TV, the Omni Series gives you an incredible viewing experience at an incredible price. With the 65-inch version you get access to every major streaming service, but it also includes hands-free Alexa operation. That means you can say things like, "Alexa, turn on the TV," or "Alexa, watch Survivor on Hulu," without ever touching the remote.
"Awesome television experience!!!" shared one happy TV watcher. "The TV has amazing picture quality. The sound is surprisingly good as well. If you use Alexa, you can’t go wrong with this television."
Every backyard needs an inflatable pool. Whether it's a summer entertainment center you're looking for or you just need a place to dip your toes during a heat wave, you can't beat the deal on this Hesung number. It inflates in about three minutes, can handle up to two adults and four kids, and it's more than 50% off.
"My granddaughter loves this pool," wrote one cool grandparent. "I purchased this pool for when we babysit our granddaughter so we have something to do on a hot day. Easy to blow up with an air compressor and deflates quickly to store it. My granddaughter loves it, and I can get in there with her to cool off! I highly recommend the pool."
If outdoor adventures are on your summer agenda, this portable speaker's carabiner is integrated into the unit's surrounding metal band, making it a perfect choice for more rugged pursuits like hiking or camping. Also a big help in the great outdoors? It's dust-proof.
As one fan put it: "This is a great-sounding JBL speaker. I use it while playing golf, riding bikes in the neighborhood or just sitting out on the back patio. The clip is a great feature. I would purchase again if needed."
Whether you're planning to hit the beach with your buddies or want to cook out in the park, this mega-popular portable charcoal grill is ready to make the experience legendary. The grill offers up a 150-square-inch cooking rack, enough to fit a family-sized feast of dogs and burgers, along with three secure lid locks to make transportation easy. And, here's the kicker: It only weighs two pounds.
"Great grill! If all you wanna do is cook up a few burgers and dogs, you can't go wrong: This is a great choice," said a five-star fan.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will take part in the G20 summit expected to take place in Bali in November, even if Russian President Vladimir Putin goes too. Trudeau says he expects all G7 countries to take part even if Russia remains a full-fledged member of the G20.
Three of six police officers wounded in a shootout with armed robbery suspects remain in hospital, with one listed in intensive care. Saanich Police Department Chief Const. Dean Duthie says he visited the wounded officers and their families at hospital. He also says explosive devices found at the bank robbery scene were safely removed by the bomb squad and disposed of at a Victoria area landfill site.
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Hong Kong to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the British handover of a city that his rule has transformed from a global hub known for its political freedoms to one that is much more tightly controlled by the Communist Party. In a staged event carried live on Chinese TV, students and others lined the platform of a high-speed rail station and packed a red carpet to greet the leader making his first trip outside of mainland China in n
People at high risk of severe disease from COVID-19 infection should be offered a booster shot this fall, regardless of how many boosters they've previously received, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) said on Wednesday. That group includes everyone age 65 and older, NACI's updated guidance said. Everyone else — age 12 to 64 — "may be offered" the additional doses in the fall, NACI said. NACI said it will provide recommendations on the type of booster to be given when evidenc
9-1-1 dispatchers say they're facing forced overtime to meet minimum staffing levels this long weekend. Emergency Communications Professionals of BC President Donald Grant discusses the impact with Jennifer Palma.
Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 29th: U.S. boosting long term troop levels in Europe; Death toll grows in migrant smuggling case in Texas; Breyer to retire on Thursday; R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, writer-director Rian Johnson's follow-up to his whodunit hit Knives Out, will premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. The Canadian festival announced Wednesday that Glass Onion will make its world premiere at the 47th edition of TIFF, running Sept. 8-18. Knives Out also launched in Toronto, in 2019. While Knives Out was released by Lionsgate, Netflix last year bought two sequels for $450 million US. The streamer will release the film in lat
BRIDGEPORT, Calif. (AP) — A Sierra Nevada wildfire destroyed a building and was a threat to more than 250 homes and other structures, California authorities said Wednesday. The Rices Fire grew to 904 acres (366 hectares) along the Yuba River in Nevada County, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a nighttime update. The fire was 10% contained. Five firefighters were injured battling the blaze, which erupted Tuesday afternoon and made wind-driven runs in steep terrain
Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting two more COVID-19 deaths and an increase in hospitalizations in the Health Department's weekly update. Thirteen people, two more than in last week's update, are in hospital, two of them in critical care. The two deaths in the past week happened in the province's Eastern Health region. One person was 80 years old or over, the other person was in their 70s. The deaths raise the province's total to 194 since March 2020, with 12 reported in June, the fewest rep
Actress Sandra Oh and track and field icon Donovan Bailey are among the dozens named to Canada’s highest civilian honour. Governor General Mary Simon named 85 appointees to the Order of Canada -- including former Global BC anchor and reporter Deb Hope.
Cecilia Ramirez is a Mexican professional athlete specialised in CrossFit. Over the years she’s represented her country all over the world, inspiring women to pursue a “ripped” life. In a country that not only lacks support for sport but female leagues even more, she’s perfected her body to the true standards of a Spartan soldier and showed Mexican men and women that hard work pays off. While she continues to compete, she helps other professionals perfect their technique. She is Mexico’s best female CrossFit athlete.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended his meeting with NATO military alliance leaders in Madrid by announcing more military aid for Ukraine. Trudeau says Canada is in the final stages of talks to supply Ukraine with up to 39 armoured combat support vehicles to help it fight off Russia.
A single winning ticket was drawn for Tuesday’s Lotto Max jackpot. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said the ticket was sold somewhere in Toronto. There were also five Maxmillion winners from Quebec, Ontario and the Prairies, with two tickets sharing one of the $1 million prizes.
Film and TV actress Sandra Oh and track champion Donovan Bailey are among dozens of performers, athletes, advocates and experts newly named to Canada's highest civilian honour. Gov. Gen. Mary Simon announced 85 appointees to the Order of Canada on Wednesday, touting luminaries in fields including film, music, science, politics, business, academics, sport and culture. "Grey's Anatomy" and "Killing Eve" star Oh was named an officer to the Order of Canada for her stage and screen success, while Bai
For the second straight year, the Calgary Stampede is reporting financial losses and the COVID-19 pandemic is being branded with the blame. City council's executive committee heard on Wednesday that the Stampede finished $8.3 million in the red in 2021. It's an improvement over 2020 when the organization cancelled its signature event due to the pandemic. That year, it lost $26.5 million, laid off 90 per cent of its employees and relied on federal COVID support programs to help weather the storm.
Air Canada will cut dozens of daily flights this summer as the airline grapples with a series of challenges amid soaring demand for travel. The changes would see Air Canada reduce its schedule by 77 round trips — or 154 flights — on average, each day during the months of July and August. "Regrettably, things are not business as usual in our industry globally, and this is affecting our operations and our ability to serve you with our normal standards of care," Michael Rousseau, the airline's pres