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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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Tom Selleck at 70

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May 11, 2015 - 0 comments

At 70, Tom Selleck seems at least a decade younger as veteran NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan on his Friday night police drama Blue Bloods (CBS, CTV).

Sweetheart Cathy Jones

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Apr 05, 2015 - 0 comments

Cathy Jones, in her 22nd season of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, celebrates ‘groovy’milestone.

Understanding Beatleness

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Apr 05, 2015 - 0 comments

Fifty years after their debut in North America the Beatles remain as viscerally popular with their fans as they were when they became musical trailblazers in the 1960s.

Cowboy to Donovan: Voight’s an all-time great

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Feb 21, 2015 - 0 comments

He was such an unknown when he made Midnight Cowboy he did the movie for minimum scale. His pay was so low, in fact, he begged the producers at Gunsmoke to hire him back for one more episode—just so he could pay his bills - click headline

The joy of Tiki: Singer salutes black history

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Feb 19, 2015 - 0 comments

"When I listened to adults talk, I got the idea you're not suppose to like your job," she said. "It had never occurred to me to sing for a living, because I really enjoyed singing." - click headline

Advice from Ottawa's certified sex coach

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Ottawa’s Diane Merpaw, acclaimed as Networker of the Year, is also Canada’s first certified sex coach - click headline

LAUGHLINES: One-liners through the ages

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Feb 17, 2015 - 0 comments

“Here they are, Jayne Mansfield!” - click headline

Lesley Gore Remembered: FYI interview from 2008

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Feb 16, 2015 - 4 comments

Lesley Gore has died at the age of 68. Here is FYI's profile of her from 2008

FLASHBACK: Gino Vannelli sings People Gotta Move on Soul Train

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Feb 16, 2015 - 0 comments

Riddled with Communists / What’s My Line / Malcolm X / Joan Rivers / Help Me Rhonda / Eight Days a Week / Ringo / The Jackson 5 / Joe Clark / Cronkite / Gino and more - click headline

50th for our flag: Joan O'Malley, nation-builder

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Feb 15, 2015 - 0 comments

O’Malley says that the flags had to be entirely “Canadian content,” but the only company that could supply the material had no overtime staff to sew the flags. So she was pressed into service. “My Dad said, ‘I’ll call my daughter. She has a sewing machine.’ He called and said, ‘We’re really in a jam here.’” - click headline