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Norma Hines

Black History Enriches Canadian History

Posted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Musicians Oscar Peterson and K’Naan, hockey player P. K. Subban, former governor-general Michaelle Jean and the first black moderator of the United Church of Canada, Dr. Wilbur Howard, are all well-known in Canadian society.  Read More

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Paws for Stories welcomes Smiley: Library reading program has a new face

Posted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Within the first year of having Smiley, I knew that this little dog born without eyes would someday become a therapy dog; his calm, stable nature and happy personality are exactly what they look for. And the story of his life can’t help but lift your spirits and inspire you to press on even in the... 

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Spring celebrations

Posted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A few days before spring’s official arrival March 20,  I was  walking on an icy  road  still  edged by deep snowdrifts and trees with broken limbs hanging askew; graphic reminders of  December’s devastating ice storm.  Read More

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Arts & Entertainment


Unique collaboration breaks new ground

Marina Nemat On May 3 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Nineteen on the Park will host Motus O: Prisoner of Tehran, a unique collaboration between acclaimed author Marina Nemat and Motus O Dance Theatre. Read More  Read More


Web series reflects our brave new world: A timely meditation on virtual life

Actor, playwright and screenwriter Samantha Lawrence has added another string to her creative bow with LEAK, a new sci-fi web series about life in the increasingly blurred line between our physical and virtual worlds. Read More  Read More

Free Press News


Spring Roast for Mayor Emmerson

Mayor Wayne Emmerson will be the guest of honour at a Roast and Toast April 10 at Sleepy Hollow Golf and Country Club. Read More  Read More


Sisters nominated for Mompreneur award

Ashley Wade was a stay-at-home mom raising four children in Stouffville until an incident propelled her into business. Ashley’s sister, Hayley Mullins, was a new mom whose two-week-old baby rolled off... Read More



Looking ahead

We all love to grumble about what’s wrong with the way things are run, so it’s refreshing when someone comes up with new ideas instead of complaining. Read More  Read More


Columns, Vintage Whine

What a knees-up

It’s been several years since I was in therapy but this winter, now allegedly over, brought back painful memories as I struggled to stay upright on icy pavements and driveways to avoid another catastrophic knee injury. Read More  Read More


Ben Embiricos, Columns

Bannon first to make his case in mayoral race

Ward two councillor Phil Bannon was the first to throw his hat into the ring and seek the job of mayor following Mayor Emmerson’s decision not to run in October. Read More  Read More


Columns, Comparative Cultures

The awesome power of nature

Nature has a way of reminding us humans of our place in the world, sometimes subtly and sometimes with a rude shock. I often feel that when we as a race start to take too much for granted and act as though we have complete control... Read More