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People say the darndest things

September 15, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist Sometimes I get sent humourous sayings or quotes. I look up some of these to see if they are authentic by going to, a site that checks on the [...]

Gordon and Verna Conant

September 8, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Image of Gordon and Verna Conant, ca. 1920. Taken at Simcoe Street looking north from what is now Wentworth Street. Oshawa Community Museum, [...]

The little things that make me sad

September 8, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist In my last column, I wrote about the little things that make me happy, so this week it seems only right to mention the little things that make me sad. [...]

The Charles Robson home

August 18, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist A view of the front gardens of the Charles Robson home, circa 1935. The home was located at 283 Simcoe Street North. [...]

Little things that make me happy

August 18, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist A few weeks ago, I wrote a column on “Hunting for Happiness.” This week, I thought I would share some of the things that make me happy. Perhaps you [...]

Do you know this man? You should!

August 11, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist There are not many people with a greater understanding of our society than Jean Vanier. Do you know of Jean Vanier? His father, Georges Vanier, was a [...]

Some days, I wish we could go back

July 28, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist I was watching the movie Back To The Future recently and noticed when Michael J. Fox went back to 1955, a car pulling into a gas station had three [...]
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