Morning Start: ‘Sweating like a pig’ is a lie

Your morning start for Monday, May 9

Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend and a great Mother’s Day! Now it’s time to get your week started…

Fun Fact: When someone tells you that you’re ‘sweating like a pig’, they’re straight-up lying to you because pigs can’t sweat. Pigs are born without sweat glands. There’s a reason why they roll around in the mud, it’s to cool off.

On this day

In 1868, the city of Reno, Nevada is founded.

In 1901, the first Australian parliament opens.

In 1960, the U.S. becomes the first country to legalize the birth control pill.

In 1980, ‘Friday The 13th’ is released in theatres.

In 1988, Australia’s new parliament building is opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

In 1996, Canadian rockstar Geddy Lee is made an officer of the Order of Canada.

In 2010, Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden throws the 19th perfect game in MLB history. He threw it on Mother’s Day with his Grandma in attendance.

National holidays

According to National Today, today is National Butterscotch Brownie Day, National Lost Sock Memorial Day, National Sleepover Day, National Women’s Checkup Day, and National Moscato Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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In case you missed it

City staff suggests against new Rutland cannabis shop. Learn more here.

Kelowna delivering Canada’s sixth-lowest fertility rates. Learn more here.

Penticton Secondary students honour lost Indigenous lives with Red Dress Day. Learn more here.


I bet you didn’t see this coming.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with singer Billy Joel (73), actress Rosario Dawson (43), actress Candice Bergen (76), and Hockey Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman (57).

Have a great start to your week!


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