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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

Catherine O’Hara up the creek with SCTV pal

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Jul 08, 2015 - 0 comments

From the small screen and SCTV to the silver screen and back, Catharine O'Hara has no career agenda.

Take a history tour in Waterloo Region

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Jul 08, 2015 - 0 comments

Visit Waterloo Region and enjoy a diverse, interesting and accessible museum-exploring experience, fun for all ages.

Brendan Fraser, Texas Ranger, from mummies to cowboys and Indians

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Jul 08, 2015 - 0 comments

Brendan Fraser is best known for fending off mummies in a series of blockbuster “Mummy” films, but more recently, he spent three-and-a-half months in Darango, Mexico, shooting “Texas Rising” with Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta, Rob Morrow, Kris Kristofferson and many others.

Timeline

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Jul 08, 2015 - 0 comments

Take a stroll through history and see iconic events that occurred in the '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s.

Portrait artists salute Pan Am, Parapan Am athletes

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Jul 08, 2015 - 0 comments

While this summer’s Toronto Pan Am, Parapan Am Games will showcase the athletic prowess of more than 6,100 athletes, a group of the finest Canadian portrait artists will be saluting them.

Role makes life interesting at home for actor with 35-year career

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May 27, 2015 - 0 comments

Melanie Janzen is a randy landlady in Lighthouse Festival Theatre’s production of “Corpse!”

Personal playlists bring back memories for Alzheimer’s patients

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May 27, 2015 - 0 comments

The Music for Memory Project was created in response to overwhelming evidence showing the beneficial effects of music and stimulation to improve quality of life for people living with dementia.

1963-65: Forest Rangers on Fire

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Apr 11, 2015 - 1 comments

CBC’s seminal kids show lasted only three seasons in its original run but today lives on in syndication around the world and on video, Facebook, a website and through two reunions

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.