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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.

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Florida’s remarkable Emerald Coast

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Feb 09, 2015 - 0 comments

Lapped by jewel-green waters, the northwest Florida shoreline is one long and lovely ribbon of sand - click headline

Evaluating tour RRSP roll-over options

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Feb 08, 2015 - 1 comments

Cash out your plan, open a RRIF, purchase an annuity - click for info

Sun Life VP says no crisis in pensions

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Feb 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Canada’s insurance industry is watching the Ontario pension plan debate closely. The Toronto Star asked Sun Life’s Tom Reid for his views on what’s at stake - click for more info

FYI Retro: Platinum Blonde concludes 30th-anniversary tour in Mississauga

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Feb 06, 2015 - 0 comments

Platinum Blonde will be concluding its 30th anniversary tour at Mississauga's Living Arts Centre on Feb. 6.

Comment: Lombardo memorabilia up for auction

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He and his Royal Canadians orchestra made Auld Lang Syne the New Year’s Eve anthem it remains today - click headline

Linden MacIntyre novel Punishment nuanced, gripping

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Feb 06, 2015 - 0 comments

What is Linden MacIntyre, the famous and recently retired host of CBC's Fifth Estate and the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for fiction and the Edna Staebler Award for non-fiction, doing writing a crime thriller?

Vinyl anniversary: Skip Prokop recalls first recording with Paupers

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Skip Prokop recalls first recording with The Paupers 50 years ago - click headline

Douglas Coupland: author finds he's happier as an artist

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Feb 05, 2015 - 0 comments

Survey of Coupland's output now on display at both Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and ROM in Toronto

Search for native identity Feb. 5-8 at Kitchener's Registry Theatre

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Feb 04, 2015 - 0 comments

Heather Majaury's one-woman play This is My Drum, about embracing her indigenous identity, opens at the Registry Theatre in Kitchener Feb. 5 through Feb. 8.

Comedy connections: Michaels to Levy and Flaherty to Franco to Rogan

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Feb 04, 2015 - 0 comments

How well do you know your Canadian comedy lineage? - click headline