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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

Toronto datebook: special events this week

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Tom Cochrane performs songs from his new album at Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., Toronto, March 13, 8 p.m., from $39.50, roythomson.com

Waterloo/Wellington City Lights to March 15

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the traditional New Orleans sound to Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N, Kitchener, March 10

Hamilton/Halton City Lights to March 15

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Alan Parsons, performer and producer, brings his Live Project to The Oakville Centre for Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville, March 13-14, 8 p.m., $115, oakvillecentre.ca

Some, but not all, women today reject gender stereotypes: survey

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Mar 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Some surprises: only 37% want their son to be comfortable with his emotions, and believe that boys should not be chastised for crying.

Women's Day: ‘The body image conversation needs to go deeper’

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Mar 07, 2015 - 0 comments

'Your body is not to blame, your person is not to blame and that these are bigger issues than an individual thing.'

Colin James in Brampton tonight then continues Ont. tour

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Mar 06, 2015 - 0 comments

Brampton tonight, then Burlington (SOLD OUT), Brantford, Toronto and Kitchener – click headline for details

Surviving PTSD — Milton's Fred Smith builds hope from trauma

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Mar 06, 2015 - 1 comments

“When I sleep at night, I still dream about dead bodies,” says Smith, seated in uniform on the sofa at his modest Milton home.

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.