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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

New hub for Lufthansa

Jul 23, 2008 - 4 comments

Up, up and away with Lufthansa Lufthansa Airlines has added a new hub city to its flight routes. Along with the major hub in Frankfurt there’s a new addition in Dusseldorf (Germany).  As well, new flights will now take off from...

Especially susceptible

Jul 01, 2008 - 8 comments

The federal government is hoping to make it easier for Canadians to evaluate air quality and plan activities accordingly, cutting down on the number of deaths related to air pollution. It recently announced the addition of a number of southern Ontario...

Bad breaths

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Health, General Health Slideshow
Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Like many Canadians, London, Ont. resident Craig Brown, a law professor at the University of Western Ontario, enjoys a passion for golf and the great outdoors. And like a smaller, but growing, number of his fellow countrymen, Brown, 58, knows it...

Exercise early says Running Room founder

Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

No one has to warn John Stanton about outdoor dangers lurking around every corner. Yet the 59-year-old fitness guru and founder of The Running Room doesn't let that get in the way of keeping healthy and fit. Named to Maclean's Magazine's...

Altman photographs celebrate the Sixties

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Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

'Those days were unlike any our generation had even heard of before, much less experience' - former Rolling Stone photographer Robert Altman As one of the lead Rolling Stone photographers in late sixties and seventies, Robert Altman's candid shots captured the...

Coming up roses

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Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

The Broadway musical is having an especially good year. The long-running cash cows are Mama Mia! Chicago, Hairspray, The Jersey Boys and, of course, The Phantom of the Opera. Spring Awakening (Eugene O'Neill Theatre) continues to draw young audiences, with its...

Square dancing not so square

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Jul 01, 2008 - 8 comments

LONDON - There'll be plenty of do-si-doing and allemande lefting going on in London in July as square dancers from around the world gather for Festival 2008, the bi-annual Canadian National Square and Round Dance Convention. But there ends most of...

Under the Essex sun

Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

ESSEX COUNTY - This southern Ontario region is on the same latitude as Tuscany and northern California and it too is prime wine country, encompassing two of Ontario's four viticulture regions: Pelee Island and the Lake Erie North Shore. In recent...

On the road to London town

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Travel, North America Slideshow
Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

My niece, Moira, is a beautiful young woman of 16. But had she been born 90 years ago, she would not be here today. When she was just two years old, Moira was terribly ill before she was finally diagnosed with...

Senate passes Pension Plan ball to Flaherty

Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

The Senate is done with the issue of Canada Pension Plan retroactivity, recommending reform to the Finance Minister. Now it must sit and wait to see what steps, if any, Jim Flaherty cares to take. On March 11, the Senate National...