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Canadian equestrian legend Ian Millar continues hot streak

Canadian Olympic legend Ian Millar continued his hot streak last weekend during the Canadian Show Jumping Championship at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park highlighted by a World-Cup-qualifying win to claim the 2014 Caledon Cup.

Oakville artist Naoko Matsubara honoured by Japanese foreign minister

Internationally celebrated Oakville, Ont. woodblock artist Naoko Matsubara was awarded a 2014 Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation at a ceremony last Thursday night in Toronto.

18 things you should say to your dad before it’s too late

Going fishing with you was fun even though I said it wasn't.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ex-soldier joins London police

Born in 1925 in Croydon, England, Ed Pearson volunteered to join the British Royal Air Force at the age of 16 and during World War II served in India and Burma. His blog continues here.

Lancaster flight engineer talks trip to England

Plan to spend an evening with Craig Brookhouse, the chief flight engineer on the recent Canadian Warplane Heritage Lancaster flight to England.

SOUTHBOUND BLOG: Travel to Alabama’s Gulf Coast with Southern this Winter

Southern’s eclectic mixture of private vacation homes and high and mid-rise condominiums ensures a property for every taste and budget of those staying and playing along the Gulf Coast.

Arrest in Brantford nursing home thefts

A 43-year-old Brantford woman is facing multiple criminal charges for string of thefts from a local nursing home.

Shaw Festival plans to replace Court House, Royal George theatres

The board of governors of Shaw has decided to replace the existing Court House and Royal George theatres

Fall fair time for Rick Mercer

Canadian comedian Rick Mercer was among many who took in this weekend's Norwood Fall Fair.

Sheridan Sports Hall honours ex Guelph hoops star

In 1977-78, Jerry Auger and the Bruins had an 18-2 league record, won the OCAA bronze medal - he was named a tournament all-star - and went to the national championship tournament in Montreal.

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Wunnerful, Wunnerful Contest! Win memoir from Bobby Burgess of Lawrence Welk

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Contests Slideshow
Oct 01, 2014 - 0 comments

Lawrence Welk's Bobby Burgess Tells All in Nostalgic New Book. FYI is offering two autographed copies in a new contest. (Click headline to enter contest)

European travel: small-town Bordeaux, France

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Travel, World Slideshow
Sep 29, 2014 - 0 comments

“There’s Paris, and then there’s the ‘real’ France” - click headline

Mercy me! Enjoy rich foods of Murcia

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Lifestyle, Food Slideshow
Sep 28, 2014 - 0 comments

With its rich Moorish culinary history, Murcia offers dishes that are an important focal point for tourists and those who enjoy gourmet food - click headline

Muhammad Ali makes rare public appearance at Louisville awards dinner

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News&Views Slideshow
Sep 27, 2014 - 0 comments

The Champ, Muhammad Ali, was the big draw Saturday night as the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards: An Evening of Recognizing Greatness was held Sept. 27 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Barn burners: Pickering's Herongate Theatre continues rural stage tradition

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Sep 27, 2014 - 0 comments

Teenaged Ann was working as a server at Herongate until one day her father asked her to perform a walk-on part. She was reluctant, being more comfortable with working on the floor of the restaurant - click headline

Raw power – Australian marathoners thrive on vegan diet

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A bout with breast cancer – and the prognosis of perhaps six months to live – shook up the lives of Janette Murray-Wakelin and her husband Alan Murray 13 years ago, and their decision to change their lives completely eventually brought them an astounding result - click headline

Six steps to gauging retirement longevity

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Sep 25, 2014 - 0 comments

Is it possible you will outlive your retirement savings? - click headline

Spike Lee to be honoured at Montreal Black Film Fest

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Sep 24, 2014 - 0 comments

The MIBFF said it was granting the award “in recognition of his body of work which revolutionized the role of black talent in Hollywood, tearing away decades of stereotypes and marginalized portrayals to establish a new arena for African-American voices to be heard” - click headline

CEO learns life lesson, raises funds on the bike

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LeClair has recovered from his own cancer scare, and attributes bike riding as a key to his healing - click headline

Snowbird Notebook: CSA lobbies for votes for more time in the sun

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Travel, Snowbirds Photo
Sep 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Canadian snowbirds hoping to extend their winter vacations in U.S. Sun Belt may be close to realizing that wish / Snowbirds find Mexico, Cuba attractive / CSA membership rising - click headline