The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.
The one-day breast-screening blitz invites all women, age 50 to 74 who haven’t had a mammogram in the past two years, to book an appointment by calling 905-813-4220.
Ottawa’s Diane Merpaw, acclaimed as Networker of the Year, is also Canada’s first certified sex coach - click headline
...the last time she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van - click headline
FYI previews the 35th edition of the International Festival of Authors, running Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 in Toronto, with profiles of two participating writers. Visit ifoa.org for festival details
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
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