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How Ontario libraries can survive “Doug The Knife”

How Ontario libraries can survive “Doug The Knife”

Our latest column from William Thomas Today’s local library hardly resembles yesterday’s book-borrowing depot. The books are still there along with CDs, DVDs, computers with free Internet, newspapers and magazines, the copy machine and a slew of programs for kids and adults alike. Constantly adjusting to the needs of the communities, some libraries offer the […]

Going by the numbers, April was a big fat zero

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Going by the numbers, April was a big fat zero

Our latest column from William Thomas Thirty days has September, April was a freakin’ mess. If last month was any indicator, numerically speaking we are headed for hell in a driverless car and nobody is allowed to touch the breaks. Just when you thought Boston Bruins–5, Toronto Maple Leafs–1 was an embarrassing defeat, Nambia beat […]

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Perched in the cat-bird seat on Gran Canaria Island

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Perched in the cat-bird seat on Gran Canaria Island

Our latest column from William Thomas So I bought a ticket to Las Palmas on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because I’d never been there before. I rented a small, second-floor apartment with a balcony over the boardwalk of a strip of beach called Las Canteras. Gran Canaria is 1500 miles from mainland Spain […]

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New license plate slogan: “This is Ford Country. Call the Tow Truck!”

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New license plate slogan: “This is Ford Country. Call the Tow Truck!”

Our latest column from William Thomas Right about now premier Doug Ford is revealing his much-anticipated new license plate slogan for Ontario’s passenger vehicles. It’s a given that the new tagline for commercial vehicles will be: “Ontario – Open for Business.” I’m anxious to see how that works out because soon as his government erected […]

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Mice that sing better than we speak!

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Mice that sing better than we speak!

Our latest column from William Thomas On the forest floor high up in the mountains of Central America, scientists have discovered singing mice. Yeah, mice that sing like they’re on Central America’s Got Talent. Apparently they were performing at a club called Cheesy’s on Brie when a record producer from Hollywood walked in and … […]

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Never go rhyming with a cowboy poet!

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Never go rhyming with a cowboy poet!

Our latest column from William Thomas My friend, Doris Daley, from Calgary, became the first Canadian ever to win the highest honour in poetry from the Academy of Western Artists in Texas. For her body of work as a cowboy poet, Doris was awarded the Will Rogers Award in Fort Worth, the first Canadian, male […]

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