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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

HOUSING award-winners: Gold for Noho


When it comes to creating the best housing for people aged 50-plus, it’s not about the “house” – it’s about living life to its fullest. That may sound idealistic, but an impressive group of American homebuilders have found a way to make those concepts a reality - click headline

Ottawa Storytellers: Rock ‘n’ Talk

Mar 10, 2014 - 9 comments

The ancient art of storytelling is getting a modern makeover through practitioners like Ottawa’s Gail Anglin, whose latest venture has her spinning tales combined with ‘60s rock ‘n’ roll - click headline

The news is out: Drayton gets Les Miz

Mar 09, 2014 - 2 comments

The Drayton franchise will unfold this season on seven stages in south-central Ontario: Cambridge’s Dunfield Theatre, the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, the Drayton Festival Theatre, Huron County Playhouses I and II in Grand Bend and King's Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene - click headline

Sun Life launches business focused on pension plans

Mar 08, 2014 - 52 comments

The new business, named Sun Life Investment Management Inc., will offer three pooled funds focused on private fixed-income investments, commercial mortgages and Canadian real estate - click headline

Julia Roberts

Mar 07, 2014 - 0 comments

The Oscar-winning actress is more than just a pretty face. She is proud of her accomplishments as an actor with a voice for worthy causes. She is a producer. And more importantly, in her view, she is a mother of three children in grade school, and calls being a mom her most important role - click headline

Snowbirds; News of Florida train a Huddle ’14 highlight

Mar 06, 2014 - 2 comments

Called All Aboard Florida, the privately funded undertaking is scheduled for completion in late 2015 - click headline

Kids reunion

Mar 05, 2014 - 20 comments

All five members of Kids in the Hall will be in attendance March 11 - click headline

Yes! Prog rockers get lots of respect

Mar 04, 2014 - 15 comments

The Yes Album, released in 1971, helped usher in the golden era of progressive rock ‘n’ roll. Love it or hate it, “prog rock” ruled for several years after, peaking with Yes’s masterpiece Close To The Edge less than two years later - click headline

Travel Briefs; Walking where Jesus did / Bavaria by two-horse power

Travel, World Photo
Feb 28, 2014 - 16 comments

Walking where Jesus did / Bavaria by Two-Horse Power - click headline

Heart and Stroke Month; Psych jobs

Feb 27, 2014 - 1 comments

Mind over matter may be a cliché but it’s one that’s finding traction in the treatment of patients following cardiac events, like heart attack or stroke - click headline