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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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Where were your children swimming today?

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Where were your children swimming today?

Today in Port Colborne, we almost had a tragedy. Maybe I’m being overly dramatic, maybe I’m not. But, I certainly have questions that I think parents should be thinking about. As I was going to the gym in Port Colborne at about 3:30 p.m., crossing the Clarence St. Bridge from the East Side, I saw […]

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Sex with machines – it’s already here

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Sex with machines – it’s already here

Our latest column from William Thomas The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! No, wait! The Russians are already here. Having successfully blackmailed Donald Trump and rigged the presidential election in his favour, the Russians are so emboldened that they now have 150 operatives in the United States who are aggressively stepping up their […]

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