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Chicklet Is Back – All Five of Her!!

Preview: Psycho Beach Party @ The Warehouse PAC

By Perry Tannenbaum

Odd juxtapositions like ketchup and cantaloupe don’t always work on your taste buds. But in comedy, the results can be spectacular. 1,103 more words

Theatre

4th July 1966. 'The Hot Potato and the Cold Fish'.

Harold Wilson had starred at Oxford in economics and famous for the quote: ‘The new Britain that is going to be forged in the white heat of this revolution’, rather than the oft quoted, ‘white heat of technology’. 686 more words

July

Alastair Gillespie: Canada expanded the frontiers of what a country could be

There’s a lot more to celebrate on Canada’s 150th birthday than gargantuan rubber ducks. That’s why the National Post asked some of Canada’s most interesting personalities and writers to tell us what they would rather celebrate about Canada on the sesquicentennial — that is, if the government actually gave a duck what they thought. 753 more words

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A Constitutional Moment

I take a break from talking about the Saskatchewan Catholic school funding case, and turn from dealing with unanticipated consequences of compromises struck at Confederation to the time when these compromises were being made. 996 more words

Canada

Tired and Emotional

A short version of this article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday April 6 2017

The other day, I was reading HLD Mahindapala’s blog about the last days of Prabhakaran, I was surprised to read this: “In a desperate bid K. 2,050 more words

Ceylon Today

Andrew Coyne: George Brown, the forgotten man of Canadian history

“It’s the hundredth anniversary of Con-fed-er-ation, everybody sing!” So Bobby Gimby instructed us in 1967. On this 150th anniversary, there would seem little to sing about. 905 more words

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The Necropolis

Sunday, March 19, 2017

In the early years of the Town of York there were only a few places to bury the dead.  The Military Burying Grounds… 1,227 more words