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Worried about having put on weight over the holidays?

We should probably be even┬ámore concerned about the weight our children have put on over the same period. In 2007 a UNICEF study reported that Canadian children ranked second worst among developed countries in terms of obesity. If you’re interested … Continue reading

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Turn Off Your Cell Phones. It’s Dinnertime!

Do we have as many meals around the dining room table as we used to–together as families and friends, enjoying good company and conversation as well as good food? Most observers of contemporary culture tell us “no”, not in today’s … Continue reading

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Tales and Trials of an Accidental Travel Writer

Author and former Canadian diplomat, Terry Keenleyside, discusses how he started writing his travel/recipe books and the challenges of competing in this genre against the likes of Bill Bryson and Paul Theroux. Using slides, he will also talk about some … Continue reading

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Gravenhurst Boat Show, 2012

Planning to be out on the water this summer? If so, why not visit the Antique and Classic Boat Show in Gravenhurst, Ontario on Saturday, July 7. It’s a great way to start the summer, enjoy beautiful craftmanship, and open … Continue reading

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Interested in taking an inexpensive trip to the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut?

Then come to the Downsview branch of the Toronto Public Library on Thursday,┬áMay 10, 2012 at 1.00 p.m. and travel to the three territories vicariously. Your tour guide will be author, T.A. Keenleyside, who will take you on this journey … Continue reading

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina: Great Destination for a Winter or Spring Break

Kiawah is a barrier island on the Atlantic coast just 21 miles from the beautiful, historic city of Charleston. Comprising 10,000 acres of marshland and forest, with over ten miles of hard-packed sandy beach, five award-winning golf courses, two clay … Continue reading

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