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KFC – a secret recipe love story

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KFC – a secret recipe love story

Our latest column from William Thomas Last Mother’s Day, Kentucky Fried Chicken released a steamy romance novella: Tender Wings Of Desire. They described it as a “brief escape from motherhood into the arms of your fantasy Colonel.” Said KFC’s director: “The only thing better than being swept away by the deliciousness of our Extra Crispy […]

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The Haliburton Dump, a stinking pile of professionalism

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The Haliburton Dump, a stinking pile of professionalism

Our latest column from William Thomas I remember vacationing in Haliburton, Ontario as a young boy and every Saturday night we’d pile into the car to watch bears eat their way through the town dump. Other carloads of people would be gathered there as well, with headlights trained on three, sometimes a family of five […]

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San Miguel – Hiking in the land of swollen udders

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San Miguel – Hiking in the land of swollen udders

Our latest column from William Thomas I recently returned from a hiking holiday around the island of San Miguel of the eastern Azores group in the middle of the Atlantic, thought by scholars to be the last remnants of the ‘Lost Continent of Atlantis.’ First let me say – what? – hell, yes I travel […]

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Food and contract killings equal life without parole

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Food and contract killings equal life without parole

Our latest column from William Thomas Toronto Star reporter Peter Edwards covers Canadian organized crime with an easy, elegant and suspenseful style of writing. Both his newspaper features and his books are of the “must read” and “can’t put it down” genre. He also has a slightly twisted sense of humour. Many years ago Peter […]

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Ah fishing – the rod, the reel and that worm named “Lewis”

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Ah fishing – the rod, the reel and that worm named “Lewis”

Our latest column from William Thomas The last time I went fishing was 20 years ago on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario. Walking into town from Gordon’s Lodge to get a newspaper, I crossed a small bridge where an American was fly-fishing in four feet of crystal clear water. You could see a school of […]

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Get your tickets…support our community

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Get your tickets…support our community

While visiting Canal Days this weekend many people will wander down West St., visit the shops, buy some food and enjoy the sights along the canal. But, you can also do one more thing while you visit West St. You can support our community. How, there are several organizations offering raffles/draws, important fundraisers that help […]

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