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BOB'S BLOG The Boston Marathon and Tom Longboat

On April 19, 1907, Longboat a member of the Onondaga Nation who grew up at Six Nations, southeast of Brantford, Ont., ran to victory at the Boston Marathon.

BOB’S BLOG: Allan Cup has a century of great hockey memories

Hockey fans looking forward to an alternative to the Stanley Cup playoffs should check out the upcoming Allan Cup tournament in Dundas from April 14-19.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: lads of Croyden and India attracted to shrapnel

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.

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit a must for businesses engaged in mature market

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit features internationally recognized author and mature market expert Dick Stroud of the UK-based consultancy 20plus30.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: India was a shock to the senses for the troops

Upon our arrival in Bombay, the first shock to hit us was the sweltering, stifling heat and oppressive humidity quite unlike anything we’d known during Britain’s miserly summers.

BOB'S BLOG Followup on visit by Brown Booby

Researcher got the scoop on the poop

Blog / ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: At 17, I wasn't a well-travelled youth prior to the war

17 year old Ed Pearson begins his wartime adventures

Gene Valaitis of radio team Jesse and Gene laments radio bean counters

I cried watching Jay Leno signing off. I spent 23 years in broadcasting

BOB'S BLOG 1 day till Sochi. 5 to watch for Canada

Here are five athletes who may not end up owning the podium but have worked hard to get there.

Blog/ ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ready for action after gunner training

FYI is proud to welcome back Ed Pearson as a contributing blogger.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Life in the Boomer Lane: Let’s agree to never say diet

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Mar 26, 2014 - 0 comments

The Halloween Candy Diet, the Paleo Diet, the gluten-free diet, the Subway Diet, the Kosher Diet, we don’t care which diet you follow, as long as you are careful when travelling through the state of South Carolina - click headline

Pensions: Martin assails ‘short-termism’

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Mar 25, 2014 - 1 comments

“I believe that short-termism is not the way to run a country. You run a country on the basis that each generation pays for its own groceries and endeavours to ensure that the succeeding generation has a base from which to operate.” - click headline

Cruising: Luxury on the Loire

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Travel, Cruising, World Slideshow
Mar 24, 2014 - 0 comments

The Captain’s dinner was superb. It included white Chablis and red Infant Jesus as the wines, to go with fois gras with fried bread and port reduction, cured salmon with capers and cornichons, a splendid trio of lamb (slowly cooked shoulder, roasted rack and fillet), with dauphinoise potatoes. No meal went without a fine cheese tray...ending with an amazing creme brulée - click headline

Casinos in the southwest: Bet on SoCal

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Mar 23, 2014 - 12 comments

You can't hear the tinkle-tinkle of the 20,000 slot machines cached in the nine casinos peppered throughout the surrounding back country, but you can't miss them - click headline

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ready for action after gunner training

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Mar 22, 2014 - 0 comments

I was finally called up at 17 but due to my limited education was not deemed pilot material. Luckily, I was accepted for training as a rear gunner which I found a thrilling prospect - click headline

Brain Health: Chef Mark McEwan donates three recipes that promote brain vigour

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Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Bison Tenderloin with Blueberry Shallot Chutney / Spinach Salad With Tuna, Radishes And Cara Cara Oranges / Kale, Sausage and Bean Soup - click headline

Women’s Brain Health Initiative recommends Brain Food

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“For many of the risk factors for cognitive decline, nutrition and diet play an important role in either preventing them or reducing their effects,” says Beck, who has joined forces with the Women’s Brain Health Initiative to educate Canadians about the relationship between a healthy diet and a healthy brain. - click headline

Get fit the Snider way

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Fitness gurus and former school teachers Roberta and Phil Snider offer a simple philosophy for better health and fitness: ‘Move more and eat real food - click headline

Pot for pain relief: New laws might hike costs

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Mar 17, 2014 - 22 comments

The move is intended to increase the safety and effectiveness of the treatment, but critics contend that one major effect could be financial, with the cost possibly rising from $1-$5 per gram to $7-$12 per gram - click headline

Datebook: What's going on around Kitchener-Waterloo

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Mar 16, 2014 - 1 comments

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Brantford’s Sanderson Centre, March 17 / The Real St. Patrick, music and dance with harp, fiddle, whistle, piano, uillean pipes, bodhran, and Celtic dancer Daniel Carr, March 17 at Bingemans Conference Centre - click headline for a lot more ideas