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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

Guelph veterans to stand on guard for Cirillo tomorrow

De Winter is arranging a small service to be held at the cenotaph in downtown Guelph on Saturday morning.

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Weston doesn't fill predecessor's trousers

People Photo
Jan 14, 2008 - 5 comments

Ken Read, 52, former Canadian skiing great, has had a good 2007-08 season so far as the CEO of Alpine Canada, with several international podium finishes from members of his national ski team - but his partner in one promotional project...

Social Security policy a fiasco for Canadians

Jan 14, 2008 - 7 comments

Retired Canadians with U.S. work histories may qualify for Social Security benefits, in addition to the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP/QPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) benefits. But Social Security benefits are often less than expected - by as much as one-third,...

Blaikie honoured for civil behaviour

People Photo
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

Winnipeg MP Bill Blaikie of the New Democrats was named 2007 Parliamentarian of the Year in a poll of his fellow MPs taken by Maclean's magazine. Blaikie, 56, has held his riding, Elmwood-Transcona, since 1979, always in opposition as a member...

Death Valley - yes, seriously!

Travel, North America Slideshow
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

Despite its reputation as one of the most inhospitable spots on the planet, the long narrow basin called Death Valley slowly grows on you. Except for the busloads of foreign visitors stopping overnight on their way to the Grand Canyon or...

Justin wows 'em at seniors home

People Photo
Jan 14, 2008 - 4 comments

Earlier, the other Trudeau son was out making new friends in southern Ontario. It wasn't quite a mania when aspiring Liberal MP Justin visited Hamilton in November to help boost the party's local fortunes, but there was definitely a high level...

Get CPP early

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

Many people who look ahead to retirement assume that they'll do the same as everyone else - retire at 65 and start to look for a Canada Pension Plan cheque. They should think twice about that assumption. Here's why. To qualify...

Gift Guide: Purse Hook

Lifestyle, Technology Slideshow
Dec 20, 2007 - 8 comments

There's a brilliant solution to a problem women deal with all the time -- what do you do with your purse in a restaurant? Put it on nasty germy floors? Grab a spare chair? Hang it on the back of your...

Retirement does not last for many

Dec 20, 2007 - 5 comments

Two thirds of retirees - 65 per cent - plan to stay retired, reports a recent survey conducted by the U.S.-based company Financial Freedom. However, the 35 per cent of seniors who plan to work in retirement offered surprising reasons for...

An old-style Christmas dinner

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

Remember those festive Christmas dinners at Grandma's house? Create your own memories this season with an old-fashioned Christmas dinner. Start with your favourite meal-starter soup to whet the appetite and prepare your family and guests for the wonderful feast that is...

Affordable assisted living in B.C.

Dec 20, 2007 - 4 comments

British Columbia has taken another step in its commitment to provide affordable housing for a senior population requiring assistance in staying independent with the official opening of the first campus of care in Port Coquitlam, east of Vancouver. Hawthorne Assisted Living...