Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.
Florianne never dreamed that she would develop a passion for racing a 12-metre boat and Joanna never thought she would be passionate about her weekly runs through Toronto’s High Park. But that was before breast cancer - click headline
A bout with breast cancer – and the prognosis of perhaps six months to live – shook up the lives of Janette Murray-Wakelin and her husband Alan Murray 13 years ago, and their decision to change their lives completely eventually brought them an astounding result - click headline
LeClair has recovered from his own cancer scare, and attributes bike riding as a key to his healing - click headline
Westerners have lost 14 IQ points since the Victorian era. Most post-menopausal women have, as yet, been unable to find theirs - click headline
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Fully 80 per cent of Canada’s garlic is grown in Ontario. The popular herb will be celebrated for the eighth year at the Stratford Garlic Festival, Sept. 6-7 - click headline
Ontario garlic, planted in the fall and harvested the following summer, is one of the longest soil-bound crops, in the ground for nine months. This gives it time to soak in a plentiful supply of minerals and nutrients, further aided by the pH-neutral, limestone-rich soil - click headline
"I'm not a bike nerd. But you have to understand, riding a bike changes you – it turns you into a grassroots person. You have to interact with the world around you in a way you don't in a car." click headline
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