The lost treaties of Lithuania: priceless diplomatic treasures found in Toronto

The lost treaties of Lithuania: priceless diplomatic treasures found in Toronto

Charles Hopkins rescued some of Lithuania’s most important diplomatic treasures from a Toronto landfill.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail It was a cool and rainy fall day, Canadian teacher Charles Hopkins says, when he inadvertently saved some of Lithuania’s most important diplomatic treasures from a Toronto landfill. It would be about 40 more years later, however, … Read more

Hundreds of ‘warm spaces’ across the country open doors to offer warmth and food to…

Hundreds of ‘warm spaces’ across the country open doors to offer warmth and food to…

24 December 2022, 07:00 Rebecca Curtis headteacher of Ark Alvin Academy. Picture: LBC Hundreds of ‘warm spaces’ across the country have opened their doors in recent months to offer warmth and food to people struggling with rising costs. But during the festive period, LBC has found schools and care homes are set to be among … Read more

Home Free – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Home Free

Home Free – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Home Free

Home Free – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas  Home Free

New Brunswick singer-songwriter Shirley Eikhard wrote hit song ‘Something to Talk About’

New Brunswick singer-songwriter Shirley Eikhard wrote hit song ‘Something to Talk About’

Singer-songwriter Shirley Eikhard supplied songs for Cher, Emmylou Harris, Anne Murray, Chet Atkins and found lasting fame penning Bonnie Raitt‘s Grammy-winning 1991 hit Something to Talk About.The Associated Press Singer-songwriter Shirley Eikhard was just 12 years old when she first performed in public. It happened in 1968 at a jamboree in Cobourg, Ont., with her … Read more

The White Buffalo – C'mon Come Up Come Out – Jimmy Kimmel Live

The White Buffalo – C'mon Come Up Come Out – Jimmy Kimmel Live

The White Buffalo – C’mon Come Up Come Out  Jimmy Kimmel Live

Home Free – Road Sweet Road – Home Free

Home Free – Road Sweet Road – Home Free

Home Free – Road Sweet Road  Home Free

Dutch sisters join resistance in inspiring novel

Dutch sisters join resistance in inspiring novel

DAVID ARNDT For The Free Lance–Star In the years before the Second World War, the Netherlands was an uneasy and uncertain country. Hoping to embrace a policy of neutrality should hostilities erupt, the Dutch nevertheless kept a cautious gaze toward their German neighbors. Their beliefs erode as German influences began to infiltrate their daily lives, … Read more

Fears compete with calls for ‘freedom’ at China protests

Fears compete with calls for ‘freedom’ at China protests

People stand in front of a line of police officers during a demonstration against COVID-19 curbs following the deadly Urumqi fire, in Shanghai, China, on Nov. 27.CASEY HALL/Reuters As a large Beijing street protest against strict COVID curbs reached a climax late last Sunday, several protesters shouted the unspeakable – for China’s ruling Communist Party … Read more