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Newswire & Blogs

BOB’S BLOG: Allan Cup has a century of great hockey memories

Hockey fans looking forward to an alternative to the Stanley Cup playoffs should check out the upcoming Allan Cup tournament in Dundas from April 14-19.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: lads of Croyden and India attracted to shrapnel

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.

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit a must for businesses engaged in mature market

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit features internationally recognized author and mature market expert Dick Stroud of the UK-based consultancy 20plus30.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: India was a shock to the senses for the troops

Upon our arrival in Bombay, the first shock to hit us was the sweltering, stifling heat and oppressive humidity quite unlike anything we’d known during Britain’s miserly summers.

BOB'S BLOG Followup on visit by Brown Booby

Researcher got the scoop on the poop

Blog / ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: At 17, I wasn't a well-travelled youth prior to the war

17 year old Ed Pearson begins his wartime adventures

Gene Valaitis of radio team Jesse and Gene laments radio bean counters

I cried watching Jay Leno signing off. I spent 23 years in broadcasting

BOB'S BLOG 1 day till Sochi. 5 to watch for Canada

Here are five athletes who may not end up owning the podium but have worked hard to get there.

Blog/ ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ready for action after gunner training

FYI is proud to welcome back Ed Pearson as a contributing blogger.

BOB'S BLOG 2 days till Sochi! Olympic trivia, A to Z

Fifty-two gold medals have been won by Canadian athletes since the first Winter Olympics held in Chamonix, France in 1924.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Diana Forever Young

People Slideshow
Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

For Canadians still up in the early hours of Aug. 31, 1997, news of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales might have seemed unreal - but perhaps not as much as for those attending the final performance of Disney's Beauty...

Supper surprise

Lifestyle, Food Photo
Aug 01, 2007 - 5 comments

Giant Stuffed Burger; Creamed Potatoes and Peas; Killer Bread - try these new easy recipes to make mealtimes an adventure, says RUTH SHARON Surveys have shown that the average homemaker prepares and serves 11 to 12 dishes using the same recipes...

Black Where He Belongs

Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

The verdict in the Conrad Black trial is a total repudiation of the kind of self promotion, greed and arrogance that have been the hallmarks of his public life. Chief prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald deserves full marks for his determination in the...

St. Hilda's marks 30 years

Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

At St. Hilda's Towers in Toronto, the 30th-anniversary celebrations continue. St. Hilda's opened its doors in 1977. It's a full-service retirement residence offering various levels of care. Programs and services include a wellness centre, recreational programs, fine dining, physiotherapy, a social...

To serve you better

Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

We have earmarked this August 2007 edition for a Diana feature for a long time, given that it is the 10th anniversary of the death of the beloved princess, and in the months leading up our August editorial deadline, we brainstormed...

Our greatest star: William Hutt remembered

People Photo
Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

William Hutt was the closest thing we had to a great Canadian theatre star. His performances on stage burned with such passion and energy that it's hard to believe that great flame has burned itself out. Hutt died on June 27...

Canine Heroes Honoured

News&Views, News Photo
Jul 01, 2007 - 4 comments

A trio of heroic Canadian dogs were recognized by Purina in May for exceptional, life-saving deeds and inducted into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame: Echo, from Manitoulin Island in Ontario, saved her owner Tish Smith when a storm capsized their...

Joan O'Malley: Canada's flag lady

People Photo
Jul 01, 2007 - 5 comments

On a snowy Friday night in 1964 -- as Canadians eagerly awaited the unveiling of a new flag -- Joan O'Malley sewed the first red maple-leaf flag ever flown. It was one of three prototypes she helped make for Prime Minister...

Iona from the North

People Slideshow
Jul 01, 2007 - 4 comments

This spring, renowned British Columbia poet Patrick Lane got an unexpected phone call from B.C.'s Lieutenant Governor. Lane had won a prestigious award for excellence in literacy, sponsored by the province's vice-regal herself -- news he was delighted to receive. But...

Spying on Alzheimer's

Jul 01, 2007 - 4 comments

A U.S. project is using in-home monitoring devices to observe subtle behaviour changes in elderly participants, hoping to find clues to early diagnosis of the degenerative brain disease "Big brother is watching" -- but this time it's a good thing. In...