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Newswire & Blogs

Co-founder of Parry Sound Festival of the Sound dies

Along with husband, internationally known pianist Anton Kuerti, the couple helped established the world acclaimed local musical festival, The Festival of the Sound, in the summer of 1979 at their cottage in Parry Sound.

BOB'S BLOG: 10 Things I Learned from David Halton’s Dispatches from the Front

Matthew Halton is considered to be one of the best war correspondents of World War II.

Teenage vandals in St. Thomas caught orange-handed

The doorbell rang shortly before 11 p.m., the house already pelted with oranges, the teens running down the street.

WW2 veteran from Belleville energizes youth with social-justice message

Harry’s Last Stand has sold over 20,000 copies and the book, released earlier this year, is going into a third reprint.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: I was no Tyrone Power but still married the girl of my dreams

On my return from wartime duty, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the girl next door had grown into a lovely young woman in my absence.

BOB'S BLOG: New municipal councillors learn the fine art of staying awake

I have a lot of respect for those elected officials who toil long hours in service to their community. Good luck to them.

BOB'S BLOG: Video illustrates senior's troubles finding a good home

An experienced housing advocate who knows her way around policy issues and rules and regulations had trouble finding suitable housing

Top 10 books in Canada, Hardcover Non-Fiction; Paperback Non-Fiction

Top 10, Hardcover Non-Fiction; Paperback Non-Fiction. from therecord.com

York Region hosts Wheel Dance

The Ontario Trillium Foundation hosts Wheel Dance at the Victoria Ballet Company to showcase their new wheelchair ballroom dance program

McCartney happy he and John Lennon reconciled

Sir Paul says he's glad that he and John were able to patch up their differences before his death in 1980 on Dec. 8 at the age of 40.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Restless Nights: Survey shows expenses, income affects Canadians' retirement planning

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Dec 23, 2014 - 0 comments

A pair of new surveys suggest the majority of Canadians may not be able to retire according to plan - click headline

Give and save at the same time

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Nov 23, 2014 - 0 comments

When you use an effective ‘gifting strategy’ you will not only support your charity, you will also reduce your tax load

Six steps to gauging retirement longevity

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Sep 25, 2014 - 0 comments

Is it possible you will outlive your retirement savings? - click headline

Retirement Planning: Getting to know annuities

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Sep 18, 2014 - 0 comments

Annuities are often used for transforming a lump sum of money into a dependable income stream. They are available in a variety of types - click headline

Summer haven is not a tax haven

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Aug 10, 2014 - 0 comments

If your cottage has appreciated in value, there could be a significant capital-gains liability that could force your heirs to sell the cottage - click headline

Why Ontario’s Retirement Pension Plan is a good idea

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Aug 04, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s a bold and progressive step after long bouts of dithering by the federal government. It recognizes that Old Age Security (OAS) and CPP alone are not sufficient for middle-income earners to maintain a comparable standard of living in retirement. Like all big ideas, there are pros and cons and lots to debate - click headline

O’ Canada – a great place to retire

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Jul 19, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s clear that Canada rocks retirement, and here’s some reasons why - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Celebrating for a lost friend

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I celebrated my 67th birthday this month, happy to be on this side of the dirt - click headline

Strangers in your home: Extra cash from temp tenants

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Jul 10, 2014 - 0 comments

It seemed silly to continue to leave this glorious space empty so she made up her mind to explore a money-making option: to lease the place out to make some extra money while being away from home - click headline

Feds announce new Target Benefit pension proposal

Jun 17, 2014 - 0 comments

Kevin Sorensen, Minister of State for Finance, introduced details of a new “hybrid” pension plan proposed for all federal workers and other corporations under federal pension regulation - click headline