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So it’s officially over: not winter my friends, but the Toronto Maple Leafs’ playoff hopes! The Leafs did lose in a shoot-out but when Buffalo won their fate was officially sealed and the faithful let out a collective sigh of resignation. End of story. Mathematical equations and remote possibilities are no longer, there is simply no [...]

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It’s game day…er…rather game night and I am all atwitter! At 7:30 pm, Eastern Standard Time are going to beat the Russians and bring home gold medal in the World Junior Championship once again for Canada (where it belongs of course!) So GO CANADA GO! I love sports, both playing and cheering, but I knew early [...]

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Like most people with an eye to the book publishing world, I was surprised and saddened to hear of the recent “downsizing” of Key Porter books. Key Porter is one of Canada’s most known book publishers and house of great Canadian children’s writers like Kevin Sylvester and Farley Mowat and houses the great Margaret Atwood [...]

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In my day, when school let out for the summer we were off. Sure there was summer school for the unlucky few but mostly days were filled with bike riding, lounging with a book under a tree or frequenting the local public park or pool. Ah the good old 80′s! Now kids have access to [...]

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