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Newswire & Blogs

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.

Teenage vandals in St. Thomas caught orange-handed

The doorbell rang shortly before 11 p.m., the house already pelted with oranges, the teens running down the street.

WW2 veteran from Belleville energizes youth with social-justice message

Harry’s Last Stand has sold over 20,000 copies and the book, released earlier this year, is going into a third reprint.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: I was no Tyrone Power but still married the girl of my dreams

On my return from wartime duty, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the girl next door had grown into a lovely young woman in my absence.

BOB'S BLOG: New municipal councillors learn the fine art of staying awake

I have a lot of respect for those elected officials who toil long hours in service to their community. Good luck to them.

BOB'S BLOG: Video illustrates senior's troubles finding a good home

An experienced housing advocate who knows her way around policy issues and rules and regulations had trouble finding suitable housing

Top 10 books in Canada, Hardcover Non-Fiction; Paperback Non-Fiction

Top 10, Hardcover Non-Fiction; Paperback Non-Fiction. from therecord.com

York Region hosts Wheel Dance

The Ontario Trillium Foundation hosts Wheel Dance at the Victoria Ballet Company to showcase their new wheelchair ballroom dance program

McCartney happy he and John Lennon reconciled

Sir Paul says he's glad that he and John were able to patch up their differences before his death in 1980 on Dec. 8 at the age of 40.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

New Year’s: Snakedance, anyone?

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Dec 31, 2014 - 0 comments

New Year’s Eve, 1971: Ontario Place, Toronto, was the scene of one of the biggest New Year’s Eve parties in Ontario, reported the Toronto Star - click headline

Datebook Toronto: Baroque New Year’s Day Concert, Herman's Hermits, John Legend, Smokey Robinson, The Beach Boys, Rick Springfield, Grand Funk Railroad, so much more

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Dec 30, 2014 - 0 comments

Dwight Yoakam, Jan. 9 / Jefferson Starship –The 40th Light Year Anniversary, Jan. 17 / Loverboy, Jan. 23 / America, Jan. 24 / The Tragically Hip, Jan. 17 - click for even more entertainment ideas

CSA revises strategy on proposed Retiree Visa

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Dec 29, 2014 - 0 comments

The proposed visa would permit Canadian snowbirds to spend up to eight months per year in their southern U.S. homes, up from the current six months - click headline

Border Strategies

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Dec 28, 2014 - 0 comments

Ignore the ‘free’ advice from friends, relatives and golf buddies when exploring cross-border legalities - click headline

’14 a year of growth for Ontario ALCs

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Dec 27, 2014 - 0 comments

As the boomer-and-beyond population continues to grow, Ontario’s lifestyle communities are keeping up with the demand for carefree and activity-packed retirement living by expanding and offering new and innovative amenities - click headline

Jennifer

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Dec 26, 2014 - 0 comments

I knew my future was not as a bicycle messenger or as a waitress. I was a very friendly but generally incompetent and clumsy waitress - click headline

Laughlines: Fear the beard transplant

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Dec 25, 2014 - 0 comments

It was the headline "Baby-faced hipsters sign up for beard transplants" that caught my interest - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: I want what Kim and Nicki have

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Dec 24, 2014 - 0 comments

What never existed, still managed to fall. LBL’s butt was somehow connected to quantum physics - click headline

Restless Nights: Survey shows expenses, income affects Canadians' retirement planning

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Dec 23, 2014 - 0 comments

A pair of new surveys suggest the majority of Canadians may not be able to retire according to plan - click headline

"I don’t take anything for granted" says Dionne / "Why is this person doing this?" says Treliving

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Dec 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Dionne is still full of energy and said there’s nothing like a natural high / Jim Treliving of CBC TV's Dragon's Den spoke to another rapt audience in Oakville, Ont. at a breakfast meeting - click headline