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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.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

50th for our flag: Joan O'Malley, nation-builder

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Feb 15, 2015 - 0 comments

O’Malley says that the flags had to be entirely “Canadian content,” but the only company that could supply the material had no overtime staff to sew the flags. So she was pressed into service. “My Dad said, ‘I’ll call my daughter. She has a sewing machine.’ He called and said, ‘We’re really in a jam here.’” - click headline

Johnny Depp’s great Caribbean escape

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Feb 14, 2015 - 0 comments

With a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film still to come, Johnny Depp finds that owning his own Caribbean island continues to bring him joy and solace

Life in the Boomer Lane: Childbirth? Once was enough

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Feb 13, 2015 - 0 comments

The first two dined on all organic homemade food. The third was encouraged to eat whatever other kids left at the playground - click headline

Hardy Heroes: Canadian McFarlane brought sleuths to life

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Feb 12, 2015 - 0 comments

Canadian writer Leslie McFarlane – a.k.a. Franklin W. Dixon – brought The Hardy Boys to life - click headline

Eugene Levy: He’s gambling on partnership with son Dan

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Feb 11, 2015 - 1 comments

What if he had to fire his son, or, worse, tell him he really should be looking at another line of work? - click headline

German thriller Abyss opens at the Tarragon tonight

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Feb 11, 2015 - 0 comments

Tarragon Theatre presents the English-language premiere of Abyss

FLASHBACK 1975: Win with Faye Dance, the Wintario years

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News&Views, Opinion Slideshow
Feb 10, 2015 - 0 comments

Wintario was a resounding success for the province, Global TV and host Faye Dance - click headline

Annie Lennox wows them at the Grammys

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News&Views Slideshow
Feb 09, 2015 - 0 comments

Annie Lennox's duet with Hozier at the Grammys in Los Angeles last night was one of the most greatly anticipated duets at the event.

Factory's Twisted an intense retelling of Oliver Twist

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Feb 09, 2015 - 0 comments

Twisted: Written by Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman and Joseph Jomo Pierre. Directed by Nigel Shawn Williams. At Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst St., until Feb. 22.

Georgetown's One Slight Hitch is a laugh-out-loud comedy

Feb 09, 2015 - 0 comments

Georgetown Little Theatre has the perfect antidote to this cold, nasty winter— it is its latest comedy offering in its Laugh Local Season.