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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.

Teenage vandals in St. Thomas caught orange-handed

The doorbell rang shortly before 11 p.m., the house already pelted with oranges, the teens running down the street.

WW2 veteran from Belleville energizes youth with social-justice message

Harry’s Last Stand has sold over 20,000 copies and the book, released earlier this year, is going into a third reprint.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: I was no Tyrone Power but still married the girl of my dreams

On my return from wartime duty, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the girl next door had grown into a lovely young woman in my absence.

BOB'S BLOG: New municipal councillors learn the fine art of staying awake

I have a lot of respect for those elected officials who toil long hours in service to their community. Good luck to them.

BOB'S BLOG: Video illustrates senior's troubles finding a good home

An experienced housing advocate who knows her way around policy issues and rules and regulations had trouble finding suitable housing

Top 10 books in Canada, Hardcover Non-Fiction; Paperback Non-Fiction

Top 10, Hardcover Non-Fiction; Paperback Non-Fiction. from therecord.com

York Region hosts Wheel Dance

The Ontario Trillium Foundation hosts Wheel Dance at the Victoria Ballet Company to showcase their new wheelchair ballroom dance program

McCartney happy he and John Lennon reconciled

Sir Paul says he's glad that he and John were able to patch up their differences before his death in 1980 on Dec. 8 at the age of 40.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

FLASHBACK: January 27, 1980: Taylor pulls off the Canadian Caper

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Jan 27, 2015 - 0 comments

The Canadians arranged for the Americans to leave with Canadian passports; Taylor himself left a few hours later - click headline

Flashback: Face Off with Art Hindle

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Jan 25, 2015 - 0 comments

The film, billed as Canada’s first million-dollar movie, focuses on Billy Duke, played by Hindle, a rookie who joins the Toronto Maple Leafs and must adapt to the major league with help from roommate George Armstrong (playing himself), while wooing a singer, played by Trudy Young, who objects to her boyfriend’s rough-and-tumble career - click headline

FLASHBACK: El Mocambo saved by Dragons’ Den star Michael Wekerle

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Jan 20, 2015 - 0 comments

“I had numerous beers here back in my youth,” Wekerle said of the bar. “I saw some great Canadian acts ... I want to give the kids a chance to look up and say, ‘I’m going to play the El Mocambo.’ That’s what it’s all about” click headline

Florida Lifestyles: Canucks have room at the Inn

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Jan 18, 2015 - 0 comments

In finding the perfect inn they landed in one of Florida’s most elite vacation spots.The Tidballs love meeting and hosting people from Canada, the U.S. and all over the world. Many repeat guests have become personal friends - click headline

Then and Now: 1968, Yorkville, Toronto, Vidal Sassoon opens first Canadian hair salon

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Jan 16, 2015 - 0 comments

“My dad is responsible for bringing Vidal to Toronto. He told him he would build a state-of-the-art salon, three storeys high with skylights in the heart of Yorkville. Vidal was blown away when he saw it and I remember the opening party was something to behold” click headline

New Found Stories: Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle tours to support second solo album

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Alan Doyle will perform almost nightly in late January: Kitchener, Jan 21; Lindsay, Jan. 22; Ottawa, Jan. 23; Guelph, Jan. 24; North Bay, Jan. 25; St. Catharines, Jan. 28; Burlington, Jan. 29; Kingston, Jan. 30; Richmond Hill, Jan. 31; Brampton, Feb. 1; Hamilton, Feb. 3; London, Feb. 4; Toronto, Feb. 6 - click headline

FLASHBACK: January prime time Sundays, 1970

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Jan 11, 2015 - 0 comments

During January 1970 Sunday nights, what were your prime time favourites? click headline

BIRTHDAYS Jan. 10, Jerome Drayton, marathon runner, was born on this day in 1945

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Jan 10, 2015 - 0 comments

Drayton still holds the record for the fastest Canadian marathon. “These days, he walks – gingerly, given the osteoarthritis that has invaded his left knee – to the McDonald’s near his Mimico-area (Toronto) home for his coffee fix and a blueberry muffin.” - click headline

WELCOME TO 2015: Look who's turning 50 this year

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Jan 06, 2015 - 0 comments

Shania Twain, Linda Evangelista, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Stiller, Liz Hurley and Robert Downey Jr. are among the stars talking about reaching the big 5-0 in 2015 - click headline

50 in '15: BC’s Premier Clark says role as mother is her top job

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Jan 05, 2015 - 0 comments

In March of this year, she will mark Christy Clark's fourth year as premier. The single mother of a 13-year-old son is BC’s second woman premier - click headline