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Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Chinese paleographers are respected experts

Sep 03, 2008 - 6 comments

I am writing to address several points made in your article "Outsourcing annoys Quebec genealogists," which appeared in the July edition of Forever Young. Firstly, I would like to clarify that most of Ancestry's indexing across all its websites and in...

Stroke researcher Hachinski receives Canadian honour

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Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Along with leading lights of the theatre world, educators, authors and social activists, stroke research has made the Order of Canada list with the honour - one of the country's highest - awarded to London, Ont. researcher Dr. Vladimir Hachinski. Hachinski,...

What Ails Health Care

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Every poll shows that our health-care system, in spite of its many flaws, is our most cherished social program. Nothing, not even political corruption, the proliferation of armed street gangs or our military role in Afghanistan, creates so much heated controversy...

Distinguished Dancer

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Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Elizabeth Paterson of Oakvillle received the 2008 Forever Young Award of Distinction, honouring lifelong dedication to the arts, from national editor Don Wall during a ceremony at the annual Seniors Jubilee on Aug. 12. The presentation took place at Toronto's Roy...

Cholesterol may defuse dementia time bomb

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

With an aging population, the world may be facing a dementia time bomb, says a researcher at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research at University College, London, England. But Archana Singh-Manoux may have found something to help defuse...

Caregivers: Disaster Planning - When 911 Isn't Enough

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Seniors are among the most vulnerable when natural disaster strikes, which is why they and their caregivers should be prepared. Many wide-ranging natural disasters have been associated with the phenomenon of climate change, and Canada is not immune. Earlier this year,...

Hikes to GIS earnings exemption now in effect

Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

The federal government has confirmed changes to the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) that will allow low-income seniors who work to earn more without having their GIS benefits reduced. Senator Marjory LeBreton, Secretary of State for Seniors, addressed the changes in a...

Bete'avon!

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Travel, World Slideshow
Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

In the past few years, Israel has begun carving a niche in the gastronomic world. So this trip to the land of milk and honey was planned specifically to eat. After meeting our guide, Yuval Russ, we checked into Tel Aviv's...

Parton announces Dollywood expansion

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Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

There is Dolly Parton the singer/songwriter, then there is Dolly Parton the entrepreneur. Her theme park/resort Dollywood, located in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., recently announced expansion plans that will see a new family attraction, called Adventure Mountain, open in 2009. The two-acre,...

How does your garden grow?

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Lifestyle, Pastimes Slideshow
Sep 03, 2008 - 4 comments

Boomers love gardens. That seems to be a generally accepted premise. But are boomers really gardeners? That's less certain, according to a number of garden experts. There is plenty of evidence - but it is oddly contradictory. Gardening is Canada's number-one...