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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.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Theatre: Rick Miller goes Boom

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Jan 04, 2015 - 0 comments

Rick Miller’s new one-man show Boom comes to Toronto, London, BC. Miller is well known for his offbeat sense of what is entertaining and he is usually right - click headline

Martin Ho! Robin Hood musical continues at Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre

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Jan 04, 2015 - 0 comments

Sweaty palms for veteran Martin Julien in swashbuckling Robin Hood adventure - click headline

Datebook K-W: Ale and Sword Dancers, Old Father Christmas, the Green Man, Bill Cosby, The Meme-ing of Life...

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Jan 03, 2015 - 0 comments

Twelfth Night, ancient midwinter festivity marking the end of the Christmas revels Jan. 10 / Bill Cosby brings his comedy show to Centre In The Square Jan. 7 - click headline for many entertainment ideas

Datebook Hamilton-Halton: Big Sugar, Tchaikovsky's Sixth, Brent Butt, Brantford Firefighters, Norm MacDonald...

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Jan 02, 2015 - 0 comments

An Evening in Paris celebrates the arts and all things Parisian as Milton Centre for the Arts hosts the third Mayor's Gala for the Arts featuring Canadian songstress Jill Barber, Jan. 17 / Nikki Yanofsky Jan. 23 at Hamilton Place - click for a lot more entertainment ideas

FLASHBACK: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

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Jan 01, 2015 - 0 comments

Now on DVD: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis starring Bob Denver - click headline

'A chance to get dolled up': Full Bawdy Pin-ups – an exploration of self-esteem

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Jan 01, 2015 - 1 comments

FYI continues its partnership with actor and comedian Shelley Marshall as we present a series of pin-up-style photographs based on photo shoots Marshall has arranged in her spacious Toronto loft. The exercise started modestly, as a project among a small circle of people, explained Marshall, as a way to help women develop a positive body image and establish connections, but it has really taken off,with bookings into the new year - click headline

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