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BOB'S BLOG: Grey Cup memories –suburb startled by reveller firing shotgun

This seven-year-old watched the Ti-Cat victory from my grandparents’ home, as my parents were out at a Grey Cup party. Weren’t all parents out at a Grey Cup parties in those days?

Burlington women told they are more charitable than men

More than 50 women (and three men) gathered at the Waterfront Hotel last Friday (Nov. 14) to celebrate National Philanthropy Day, and to talk about ways charities can generate more funds for their worthy causes.

Star’s Griffin wins Canadian Baseball Hall media award

Long-time Toronto Star baseball columnist and former Montreal Expos publicity director Richard Griffin has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2014 Jack Graney Award.

Outdoor curling bonspiel set for Orangeville Jan 31

Great Canadian Pond Spiel is guaranteed to be a unique experience Jan. 31, 2015.

Revelo electric bike leads list of 7 best Toronto startups

Founder Henry Chong started the company Revelo Electric which specializes in electric bikes for urban settings.

REVIEW: Lucinda reads from a sheet but band is booming

LUCINDA WILLIAMS AT MASSEY HALL NOV. 20:As her nearly two-hour concert continued, first with Car Wheels On A Gravel Road’s “Can’t Let Go,” and then one of her earlier numbers, “I Just Wanted to See You So Bad,” Williams continued to leaf through the binder for the lyrics to the song she was about to sing.

Missing Brampton grandmother found through Instagram post

The family of a 78-year-old Brampton woman who was missing for two days said that it was an Instagram post that led them to their grandmother.

Modano, Hasek, Forsberg, Blake pose for Hall of Fame photo

from left to right Mike Modano in the Player Category, Bill McCreary in the Referee and Linesman category, goaltender Dominik Hasek and Peter Foresberg, both from the Players Category, Line Gignac Burns(widow of Pat Burns) accepting it for the late Pat Burns from the Builder Category and Rob Blake. Star photo

Pan Am Games cauldron to be manufactured by ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Burlington, Ontario, Friday, Nov. 14 - From left , Saad Rafi Chief executive officer, Toronto Pan Am Games committee, Sean Donnelly, President ArcelorMittal Dofasco, and marathon runner Reid Coolsaet announce that ArcelorMittal Dofasco of Hamilton will be producing the cauldron for the Pan Am games, to take place next year. Photo by: Kaz Novak The Hamilton Spectator.

BOB’S BLOG: Your vote can make a difference in local land-use planning

Neighbourhood Commercial plaza got approved but bakery never materialized

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

All things for all snowbirds

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Nov 15, 2014 - 0 comments

“It’s a real interesting phenomenon,” he says. “When I came on the board (of directors of the Canadian Snowbird Association) in 2006, we really had to sell memberships, get out there and push to sell memberships. Now, people are lining up to buy them.”

Eric Burdon and the Animals play four Ontario dates

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Nov 14, 2014 - 0 comments

“They say that I was born shouting the blues, wailing loud enough to be heard over the Nazi air raid over Newcastle,” Burdon explained recently. “Whether I ever realized I wanted to be a musician or not, I was one all along.”

Historic Massey murder on stage in Mississauga

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Nov 13, 2014 - 0 comments

The Massey Murder runs Nov. 13-23 at the Erindale Studio Theatre on the University of Toronto Mississauga campus.

Ashes of Peterborough Naval veteran committed to sea

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Nov 13, 2014 - 0 comments

The Committal of Ashes to the Sea Ceremony is a naval tradition and is reserved for people, such as Leading Seaman Jack Cummins, who formerly served with the Canadian Armed Forces.

Peace Warriors play launches in North York

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Nov 13, 2014 - 0 comments

Peace Warriors plays until Nov. 16 in the Studio Theatre at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St., North York. For tickets, visit www.teatrontheatre.com or call 416-733-0545.

Craigslist Cantana: Helle musical opens in Ottawa

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Nov 13, 2014 - 0 comments

It's an odd place for a photo shoot, this re-created morgue at the Vancouver Police Museum, but it's also memorable, as is Veda Hille, who is as colourful as the room is bleak and sterile

Dallaire revered by Guelph students

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Nov 13, 2014 - 0 comments

“You are a great Canadian leader that is so deserving of our National Leadership Award,” said Medeiros. “You stand firm as a strong voice of reason, honesty, integrity and peace.”

City Lights: Shine on, Sarah

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Nov 12, 2014 - 0 comments

After her father's death, McLachlan turned her attention to her two daughters. They too were suffering from the loss. "They were very close, my little one in particular," she says. "We still talk about him almost every night when we're lying in bed cuddling. She'll say 'I miss grandpa.'" - click headline

Live coverage of Remembrance ceremonies from Ottawa's War Memorial

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Nov 11, 2014 - 0 comments

Toronto Star live coverage of Remembrance ceremonies in Ottawa, Steve Russell photos.

City Lights: John Fogerty still rollin’

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1969 was so spectacular for John Fogerty and his band CCR that he has named his current tour after the year - click headline