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Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Sergeant hightailed it in the gloom of London’s Christ Church

Other than nabbing a suspect, there’s nothing more satisfying to a young constable than putting one over on his sergeant.

Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction to headline Kitchener's Big Music Fest

Big Music Fest will also feature Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction and several other popular bands as it returns to McLennan Park in Kitchener from July 10-12.

Echoes of Bobby Gimby: Ottawa-area township salutes 1967

1967 will be coming alive again at this year's Heritage Day celebration being hosted by the Goulbourn Township Historical Society on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Newmarket judge says no to racist will

Maple man Eric Spence, who died two years ago at 71, tried to disinherit one of his two daughters because she had a baby with a white man.

Oakville Christian-radio host Leek dies after scuba diving in Florida Keys

Jim Leek, 58, was diving at the French Reef off of Key Largo on Thursday, Jan. 29

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Evaluating tour RRSP roll-over options

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Feb 08, 2015 - 0 comments

Cash out your plan, open a RRIF, purchase an annuity - click for info

Sun Life VP says no crisis in pensions

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Feb 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Canada’s insurance industry is watching the Ontario pension plan debate closely. The Toronto Star asked Sun Life’s Tom Reid for his views on what’s at stake - click for more info

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