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Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Sergeant hightailed it in the gloom of London’s Christ Church

Other than nabbing a suspect, there’s nothing more satisfying to a young constable than putting one over on his sergeant.

Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction to headline Kitchener's Big Music Fest

Big Music Fest will also feature Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction and several other popular bands as it returns to McLennan Park in Kitchener from July 10-12.

Echoes of Bobby Gimby: Ottawa-area township salutes 1967

1967 will be coming alive again at this year's Heritage Day celebration being hosted by the Goulbourn Township Historical Society on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Newmarket judge says no to racist will

Maple man Eric Spence, who died two years ago at 71, tried to disinherit one of his two daughters because she had a baby with a white man.

Oakville Christian-radio host Leek dies after scuba diving in Florida Keys

Jim Leek, 58, was diving at the French Reef off of Key Largo on Thursday, Jan. 29

Co-founder of Parry Sound Festival of the Sound dies

Along with husband, internationally known pianist Anton Kuerti, the couple helped established the world acclaimed local musical festival, The Festival of the Sound, in the summer of 1979 at their cottage in Parry Sound.

BOB'S BLOG: 10 Things I Learned from David Halton’s Dispatches from the Front

Matthew Halton is considered to be one of the best war correspondents of World War II.

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Un-Neighbourly Conduct: War of 1812 history lesson in 3 periods

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News&Views Slideshow
Mar 17, 2015 - 3 comments

Did you find history class boring? An easy way to understand the War of 1812 is to compare it to a hockey game.

LIFE IN THE BOOMER LANE: What men are good for

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Mar 16, 2015 - 0 comments

Jessie Gallan, age 109, credits her advanced age to porridge and avoidance of men

LAUGHLINES: Make a beeline for feline cafe

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Mar 13, 2015 - 0 comments

"Cats have it all," said the late poet and singer Rod McKuen, "admiration, and endless sleep, and company only when they want it."

Flashback 1975: Rocky Horror – Do the Time Warp again

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Mar 11, 2015 - 0 comments

1975: They still have midnight showings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at 200 theatres around the world, 40 years after the film’s release

Drayton in Cambridge: Stunning Wizard of Oz at the Dunfield

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Mar 10, 2015 - 0 comments

"The Wizard of Oz," Drayton Entertainment's second production of the 2015 season, opened Friday night to a packed house at Dunfield Theatre in Cambridge.

Tax benefits help ease the financial burden for caregivers

Mar 10, 2015 - 0 comments

Our tax system contains a number of breaks for individuals with disabilities or impairments as well as non-refundable tax credits available to caregivers. #Alzheimers

Toronto datebook: special events this week

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Mar 09, 2015 - 0 comments

Tom Cochrane performs songs from his new album at Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., Toronto, March 13, 8 p.m., from $39.50, roythomson.com

Waterloo/Wellington City Lights to March 15

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Mar 08, 2015 - 0 comments

Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the traditional New Orleans sound to Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N, Kitchener, March 10

Hamilton/Halton City Lights to March 15

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Mar 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Alan Parsons, performer and producer, brings his Live Project to The Oakville Centre for Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville, March 13-14, 8 p.m., $115, oakvillecentre.ca

Some, but not all, women today reject gender stereotypes: survey

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Mar 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Some surprises: only 37% want their son to be comfortable with his emotions, and believe that boys should not be chastised for crying.