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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

Crossword, Sudoku, new daily

Oct 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Click the headline to play daily Sudoku, Crosswords

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.

Best of Broadway: Holiday Guide for the Astute Canadian Theatre-Goer

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Oct 16, 2014 - 0 comments

Theatre critics Hal Drucker, a Drama Desk and Outer Critics’ Circle Reviewer, and his grandson James Marshall Feinberg team up to recommend a long holiday weekend’s worth of theatre fare that will ensure you with a memorable theatre-going visit to New York.

Busy Randy Bachman on Overdrive

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Oct 16, 2014 - 1 comments

Randy Bachman turned 71 last month (Sept. 27), but he is speaking on the phone with the enthusiasm of a teenager who just heard the Beatles for the first time - click headline

Guelph statue to honour 'Flanders' poet McCrae

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Oct 15, 2014 - 0 comments

A fundraising committee working toward bringing a statue of John McCrae to Guelph is well on its way thanks to a substantial donation from the Rotary Club of Guelph.

Toronto Festival of Authors welcomes Ann Eriksson

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FYI previews the 35th edition of the International Festival of Authors, running Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 in Toronto, with profiles of two participating writers. Visit ifoa.org for festival details

Arctic travels inspire Bracebridge artist

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Oct 14, 2014 - 0 comments

"I don't want to miss anything, " says visual artist and Arctic traveller Pat Fairhead at her studio in Bracebridge.