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A boy and his family

His Whole Life By Elizabeth Hayes McClelland & Stewart Softcover, 361 Pages www.penguinrandomhouse.ca A 10-year-old boy Jim learns about the struggle of life and what family, friends, nature and home mean to him. This...

How to tackle cancer and stay strong

It can be tough juggling medical appointments, care and treatment options when you or a loved one is struggling with an acute or chronic illness. But research shows a strong support system is crucial...

Visit Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Fall is one of the most picturesque times of the year in Ontario, especially in famed Kawarthas cottage country. Pair that with the fact that temperatures are cooler, and the roads are less travelled...

Breakfast on the barbecue

When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don’t limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue in...

Telling tales of mystery and adventure

Reviewed by Janet Sketchley Canadian author Elma Schemenauer has researched and brought to life 30 intriguing tales from Canada’s past, in a selection as broad as our nation’s geography. Stories feature First Nations peoples,...

Senior homelessness

By Sergeant Sheri Tate/DRPS Lately myself and Tammy Rankin, the senior safety advisor for the Region of Durham, have been assisting many seniors who have faced eviction from their residences. There are many reasons...