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Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Wine rack trumps trophy case

Jul 24, 2015 - 0 comments

Sorry but life is hard and frequently unfair so losing and overcoming the losses is how we get better at playing the game.

Smiling and head bobbing

Jul 16, 2015 - 0 comments

LBL has noticed that she is becoming increasing unable/unwilling to follow conversations that require a knowledge of either technology, geography, or people she has met at social gatherings.

The catcher was a spy

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Jul 07, 2015 - 0 comments

He made his living playing and coaching baseball, but he spent much of his life as a spy for the U.S government.

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."

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.

Women's Day: ‘The body image conversation needs to go deeper’

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News&Views Slideshow
Mar 07, 2015 - 0 comments

'Your body is not to blame, your person is not to blame and that these are bigger issues than an individual thing.'

Surviving PTSD — Milton's Fred Smith builds hope from trauma

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Mar 06, 2015 - 1 comments

“When I sleep at night, I still dream about dead bodies,” says Smith, seated in uniform on the sofa at his modest Milton home.

Broadcaster McLean joins Oakville Sports Hall of Fame

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Mar 05, 2015 - 0 comments

MacLean is best known for covering professional hockey players during his time with Hockey Night in Canada, but he’s always had a soft spot for amateur sport.