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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.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

’14 a year of growth for Ontario ALCs

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Dec 27, 2014 - 0 comments

As the boomer-and-beyond population continues to grow, Ontario’s lifestyle communities are keeping up with the demand for carefree and activity-packed retirement living by expanding and offering new and innovative amenities - click headline

Housing Digest: Innovation rewarded at Georgian Village

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Dec 20, 2014 - 0 comments

Georgian Village received the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s Peter J. Marshall Award / Escalating numbers create need for aboriginal senior housing / Denmark’s first Rainbow home opens - click headline

Housing Roundup: Report catalogues cost of life on a sailboat

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Sep 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Living out of a sailboat in the Caribbean or in other global warm spots can be inexpensive / Empty nesters wooed for Nova Scotia project / new Georgian Bay dementia home opens - click headline

Toronto condominium in Rosedale defines a swank downsize

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Aug 25, 2014 - 0 comments

We definitely missed the house since we have such great memories from the three decades we lived there,” said Hendler. “I can honestly say that in the two years since we’ve been here, it’s a true home - click headline

Summer haven is not a tax haven

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Aug 10, 2014 - 0 comments

If your cottage has appreciated in value, there could be a significant capital-gains liability that could force your heirs to sell the cottage - click headline

Yours to discover: Ontario’s boomer-oriented communities capitalize on regional attractions

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Jul 24, 2014 - 0 comments

From the Quebec border to the Sarnia/Windsor corridor, Ontario’s distinct regions boast individual attractions, offering the burgeoning boomer population abundant lifestyle choices - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Celebrating for a lost friend

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I celebrated my 67th birthday this month, happy to be on this side of the dirt - click headline

Spallacci, Valeri breathe new life into Connaught

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Jul 02, 2014 - 0 comments

“...Wwe have younger professionals, we have middle-aged people, we have older people. The attraction to the older people and the middle-aged is the attachment they have to the Royal Connaught” click headline

Adult Lifestyle Communities: Seeing the sites

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Jun 27, 2014 - 0 comments

As spring turns to summer, Ontario’s adult lifestyle communities are gearing up for seasonal entertainment to entertain their own residents and draw visitors for a visit - click headline

Housing notebook: trip to Sarnia seals the deal

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Jun 26, 2014 - 0 comments

Trip to Sarnia seals the deal / New apps assist seniors-housing tours / Ex-goalie enters home-care business - click headline