She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.
Many Canadians are looking beyond the northern border for medical care ranging from dental crowns to hip replacement surgery. Their search is often due to frustrations over unbearable wait times, expensive elective procedures, or the desire for a specialized treatment unavailable at home.
It was three short months after Nancy Sharma fastened a MedicAlert bracelet to her mother’s wrist that it was put to good use.
...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
Westerners have lost 14 IQ points since the Victorian era. Most post-menopausal women have, as yet, been unable to find theirs - 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