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SOUTHBOUND BLOG: Southern Vacation Rentals Gears Up for Winter

Picture yourself waking up to the ocean breeze and spending your days along the sandy shores of the Gulf Coast.

Roy McGregor visits Peterborough's Canoe Museum to discuss Tom Thomson mystery

Trent University and Peter Gzowski College will welcome The Globe and Mail columnist Roy MacGregor, the 2014-2015 Ashley Follow, as he presents Canoe Lake CSI: The Enduring Mystery of Tom Thomson on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Canadian Canoe Museum.

Who knew? Nine movies filmed around Peterborough

Numerous movies, some big-budget and some on the smaller scale, have been filmed in Peterborough County.

Memorial concert honours Stratford rockabilly artist

Fischer created for one of his bands, the Wheezing Dogz. He also played for Leotard Geeks and a variety of other groups that specialized in his unique brand of country and rockabilly.

Bands For Brothers in Arms Oshawa concert supports Wounded Warriors

Bands For Brothers in Arms concerts in support of Wounded Warriors Canada.

Just gorgeous! Congrats to Mississauga photo contest winners

A great eye for composition and a steady hand paid off for Streetsville resident Eric Oberhauser, who placed first in this year's Mississauga News Community Guide, Picture This Photo Contest for amateur shutterbugs.

Golfers – don't let a little chill spoil fall (and winter) golf

I don’t want this to sound like I’m gloating, but in this month alone I have played some of my favourite private courses, including last week when I toured the magnificent Westmount layout which was spectacular in full fall foliage.

WKRP videos go on sale; creator tells inside stories

Now considered a comedy classic, WKRP in Cincinnati barely survived its first season. What saved it, according to the man who created the series? Canada.

This day in sports – Browns seal deal to move to Baltimore, 1995

1995 - The contract finalizing the Cleveland Browns’ move to Baltimore is signed.

BOB’S BLOG: Your vote can make a difference in local land-use planning

Neighbourhood Commercial plaza got approved but bakery never materialized

Forever Young Information

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Sign language

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Jan 14, 2008 - 5 comments

I have some advice for all new Canadians who are studying English as a second language. Make sure that in addition to studying standard English and the idiom of the workplace, to also study Canada's third language, meaning the language of...

Future is now with smart tech

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Housing Slideshow
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

Walter Neutel and his wife Ineke have few concerns about their health and security these days. But they know things could change when they graduate from their 60s to their 70s and that's why they have purchased a "smart" home in...

Medical watchdog cracks down on cosmetic surgery

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Jan 14, 2008 - 5 comments

Ontario's self-regulating medical watchdog is cracking down on family doctors who conduct cosmetic surgical procedures, demanding they prove their skills and come clean with patients about their credentials. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is investigating 16 doctors performing...

Ride a lazy river

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Travel, World Slideshow
Jan 14, 2008 - 7 comments

In a land of jungle and caves washed by the Caribbean waters along Jamaica's northern coast, are the resorts for which this country is justly famous -- Half Moon in Montego Bay, the Grand Lido in Negril and Breezes a short...

Renting -- a flexible option

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Housing Photo
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

If you cringe at the thought of putting up and taking down storm windows every year for the rest of your life, or of haggling with plumbers and electricians and roofers over costs for critical maintenance, you might want to consider...

Will Hillary laugh last?

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People Slideshow
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

In Edward Klein's unpleasant and tawdry biography of Hillary Clinton, grandly titled The Truth About Hillary, there is a motherlode of pungent attacks on the woman who, at the time of the book's publication, was the junior senator from New York....

Helping hands

Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

Being of a certain age, meaning senior, I would like to tell you about my experience leaving for Union Station on the TTC, to catch a train to Sarnia. I was to then go on a trip with brother and sister-in-law...

Quest for the biggest and best

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Travel, Cruising Photo
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

Over the past half-century cruising has evolved from floating palaces crossing the Atlantic to floating resorts that roam the world's waters, providing comforts, amenities and activities unimaginable a few decades ago. It's a huge leap from still-earlier times when passengers were...

Soups: the light fantastics

Jan 14, 2008 - 5 comments

When the wonderful aroma of homemade soup beckons, go for it. You've been told that soups are good for you because they are packed with veggies. That's right, but there's another reason why soups are great for those watching their calorie...

Teachers' boss honoured with Western endowment

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Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

When your job is managing a fund with $106-billion in net assets, a million bucks might seem like small potatoes. But retiring Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan CEO Claude Lamoureux said he was truly grateful that his friends and colleagues passed the...