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Canadian equestrian legend Ian Millar continues hot streak

Canadian Olympic legend Ian Millar continued his hot streak last weekend during the Canadian Show Jumping Championship at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park highlighted by a World-Cup-qualifying win to claim the 2014 Caledon Cup.

Oakville artist Naoko Matsubara honoured by Japanese foreign minister

Internationally celebrated Oakville, Ont. woodblock artist Naoko Matsubara was awarded a 2014 Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation at a ceremony last Thursday night in Toronto.

18 things you should say to your dad before it’s too late

Going fishing with you was fun even though I said it wasn't.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ex-soldier joins London police

Born in 1925 in Croydon, England, Ed Pearson volunteered to join the British Royal Air Force at the age of 16 and during World War II served in India and Burma. His blog continues here.

Lancaster flight engineer talks trip to England

Plan to spend an evening with Craig Brookhouse, the chief flight engineer on the recent Canadian Warplane Heritage Lancaster flight to England.

SOUTHBOUND BLOG: Travel to Alabama’s Gulf Coast with Southern this Winter

Southern’s eclectic mixture of private vacation homes and high and mid-rise condominiums ensures a property for every taste and budget of those staying and playing along the Gulf Coast.

Arrest in Brantford nursing home thefts

A 43-year-old Brantford woman is facing multiple criminal charges for string of thefts from a local nursing home.

Shaw Festival plans to replace Court House, Royal George theatres

The board of governors of Shaw has decided to replace the existing Court House and Royal George theatres

Fall fair time for Rick Mercer

Canadian comedian Rick Mercer was among many who took in this weekend's Norwood Fall Fair.

Sheridan Sports Hall honours ex Guelph hoops star

In 1977-78, Jerry Auger and the Bruins had an 18-2 league record, won the OCAA bronze medal - he was named a tournament all-star - and went to the national championship tournament in Montreal.

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Dragons Den's Jim Treliving recalls days of struggle

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Oct 22, 2014 - 0 comments

If your business does not succeed in the first few years, it doesn’t mean you should give up – Boston Pizza owner and chair Jim Treliving didn’t and he’s achieved much success since then.

Life in the Boomer Lane: From gardens to yoga and now it’s triathlon

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...the last time she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van - click headline

Drayton director Mustakas to perform at Gilbert and SullIvan gala in Cambridge

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Oct 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Waterloo Regional G&S Society celebratse its 40th season with a special show Oct. 26 at the Dunfield Theatre in Cambridge

Checklist before buying travel health insurance

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Oct 21, 2014 - 0 comments

...and for those new to being out of the country for an extended time period, one of the most important items to plan is around insurance - click headline

Crossword, Sudoku, new daily

Oct 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Click the headline to play daily Sudoku, Crosswords

Snowbird Notes: Arizona tops in long-stay vacations

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Oct 20, 2014 - 0 comments

Arizona tops in long-stay vacations / Scottsdale Chute for the Stars / Austin hosts Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix / Florida theme park expansions / Snowbirds find Mexico, Cuba attractive - click headline

Recipes for October: New twists with pumpkin

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Oct 19, 2014 - 0 comments

Pumpkin Vegetarian Pie as an entree, for snacks or as an appetizer / Pumpkin Cake - A twist on Christmas Cake but with pumpkin and just as tasty - click headline

Risky Richard Rose discusses Tarragon's Lies, Sex & What Comes Next

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Oct 18, 2014 - 0 comments

Each play looks at the human perspective, particularly related to sex, how each situation provokes different reactions in different people. Rose wonders, "What's the variable? What's beneath the sex?" - click headline

Author Baillie takes novel beyond book format

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Oct 17, 2014 - 0 comments

After Martha Baillie’s third novel, The Shape I Gave You, was taken on by a large corporate publisher, she drilled a hole (or “core sample”) through the centre of her manuscript - click headline

Half-century of paintings from Brampton artist revealed

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Oct 16, 2014 - 0 comments

A trove of paintings hoarded in an artist's basement have been freed, exhibited at an Alton Mill Arts Centre gallery in Alton Mill, near Orangeville.