Television producer Brenda Greenberg gives her mother some of the credit for the new CBC medical drama series, Side Effects. “She always has a hundred things wrong with her, and I hear about what doctor she’s gone to and how much things cost,” says Greenberg, whose mother lives in New Jersey.By DIANE TURBIDE7 min
Last year, Harry Omest and Steve Stavro looked like they were friends. A photo of the them at a big race in Los Angeles showed the two men happily posing together for the camera. Fifteen months later, Omest, the former owner of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, contends that Stavro, a Toronto grocery store magnate, is in a blatant conflict of interest.By BRENDA DALGLISH7 min
“Tha sard the ltl food tha hat.” When eight-year-old Joshua Gohl came home with that sentence in his workbook, it was the last straw for his mother, Jane. Joshua, a Grade 3 student in Waterloo, Ont., was attempting to write: “They shared the little food they had.By D’ARCY JENISH6 min
A lonely cloud floated across the sapphire sky and 20-m.p.h. winds churned the muscular seas. Conditions, in short, were ideal for sailing. And the only real concern last week, as the wooden and fibreglass sailboats circled Mahone Bay off Chester on Nova Scotia’s south shore, was whether Ben Heisler could muster enough strength to fire the cannon to start the race.By JOHN DeMONT6 min
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