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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

Broadcaster McLean joins Oakville Sports Hall of Fame

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Mar 05, 2015 - 0 comments

MacLean is best known for covering professional hockey players during his time with Hockey Night in Canada, but he’s always had a soft spot for amateur sport.

Book on family memories earns prize for Oakville's Johnson

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Mar 05, 2015 - 0 comments

Johnson received the prestigious award for literary non-fiction for her book They Left Us Everything, published by Penguin Canada, as well as a $25,000 prize to go with it.

Former Northern Pike Jay Semko plays 4 Ontario dates

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Mar 04, 2015 - 0 comments

Semko is currently in the midst of a solo acoustic tour that brings him to the Seneca Queen Theatre in Niagara Falls on Saturday, March 7 as well as Oakville, Toronto and London.

Burlington's Newman debuts at Artworld gallery

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Mar 04, 2015 - 0 comments

David Newman of Burlington, Ont., has been working artist for over 30 years but on Jan. 24 was playing host to the first official showing of his works at Artworld Fine Art Gallery in Toronto.

Cruise Blog: Small ship cruising reaches hidden gems

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Mar 04, 2015 - 0 comments

Windstar just won “World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line” from Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Stratford revisits Sound of Music 50 years after film debut

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Mar 01, 2015 - 0 comments

The movie The Sound of Music is celebrating half a century – it premiered March 2, 1965. The original play was first staged in 1959.

Cold War memories: 1960, Canadians prepare bomb shelters

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Feb 28, 2015 - 0 comments

The Diefenbunker was commissioned in 1959 as part of a series of Emergency Government Headquarters bunkers that were built across Canada under the Continuity of Government program

Segato Rising: former lead singer of Parachute Club releases new album

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Feb 27, 2015 - 0 comments

Lorraine Segato performs in concert at Regent Park, Toronto, on March 3 and at the the Wild Women (Don’t Get the Blues) Cabaret series on March 5. See lorrainesegato.com

Better Call Saul is serious work for comedian Odenkirk

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Feb 26, 2015 - 0 comments

Odenkirk needed help and turned to the perfect person for counselling – Bryan Cranston

Water Works: 2 exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Burlington

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Feb 25, 2015 - 0 comments

Shoalwan: River through Fire, River of Ice, created in 2003, fills the Lee-Chin Family Gallery at the Art Gallery of Burlington with 7,500 glass jars