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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.

BOB'S BLOG: 10 Things I Learned from David Halton’s Dispatches from the Front

Matthew Halton is considered to be one of the best war correspondents of World War II.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Rural roofs

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Housing Slideshow
Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

PART ONE of two on non-urban communities recruiting retirees This month: Miramichi, Manitoulin Island Next month: Elliot Lake, Manitouwadge * * * When Heli Cotnam first laid eyes on a vacant lot on the eastern side of Manitoulin Island in 1985...

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...

Solid-gold Canadian

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People Slideshow
Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

If you cup your hand to your ear right now, it's possible you might hear a rhythmic pounding sound. Perhaps ... could it be ... yes, it's a cowboy boot on plywood. Stompin' Tom Connors is back. Not that his loyal...

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...

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...

Find a good mix

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Jul 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Have you noticed how quickly our attitudes towards retirement are changing? Not very long ago, retirement often signaled an abrupt end to our work life. One day we're firing on all cylinders, the next day we're puttering along in the slow...

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...

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...

My Brilliant Careers

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People Slideshow
Jul 01, 2008 - 5 comments

A pioneering television broadcaster in one of her many previous lives, Carole Taylor understands the importance of context, image and symbolism in telling a story. Therefore it wasn't surprising what British Columbia's recent finance minister chose as the traditional budget-day footwear...

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...