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Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Smart snowbirds know to 'beat their birthday'

Oct 01, 2008 - 5 comments

Travel insurance can protect you from significant losses, including cancelled trips, lost baggage, medical emergencies, as well as other unforeseen circumstances. The following is a brief description of some of the general types of travel insurance available. Emergency Medical Insurance: provides...

80% of near-retirees seek financial advice

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

About two-thirds of near-retirees anticipate that their retirement income will be adequate or more than adequate to maintain their standard of living once they have left the workforce, reports a Statistics Canada survey published in September. While most Canadians approaching retirement...

Don't 'park' in volatile times

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Whew, what a ride it's been lately! And with the ups and downs of the financial markets in late September comes the need to remind investors about key principles of the market, long-term. When it comes to your investments, there's no...

Eight big names for Walk of Fame

People Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

As if early September in Toronto was not already laden with film stars, in the city for the Toronto International Film Festival, another batch of big-name homebrews came to town for another heavyweight event. Eight inductees to Canada's Walk of Fame...

Gidget still surfing it up

People Photo
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

It may surprise many boomers and seniors to learn that there is a real-life Gidget, who 50 years ago was hooked on surfing and inspired the series of books and movies bearing her name. And today, 51 years after she bought...

Welland welcome

Oct 01, 2008 - 5 comments

The official launch of a new phase of homes in Welland's newest adult-lifestyle golf-course community, Lochness Links, brought together local dignitaries and officials from Ballantry Homes for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 13. Some 120 homes have already been built at...

Ontario seniors invited to live in Harmony

Housing, New projects Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 8 comments

When Jack Pong went looking for retirement accommodation for his mom a few years back, he wasn't impressed with what the marketplace had to offer. So the Toronto developer decided to build his own retirement community. The result of that decision...

Grab these gadgets

Housing Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Staying in your home for a few additional years or giving it up for a retirement residence is a question that many people 55 and older deal with at some point. "Quite often making the decision is a question of safety,...

Huntsville golf community revived

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

A new model home was unveiled last month at the Muskoka golf community Homes of Huntsville Downs, adjacent to the 18-hole course of the same name in Ontario. Originally known as Settlers Ridge, the housing development, which currently includes 108 homes...

Keeping democracy healthy

Oct 01, 2008 - 3 comments

Canada's having an election on Oct. 14, which means millions of boomers and seniors will soon be sliding into makeshift voting booths to secretly scrawl an X next to the name of their favoured candidate. Or so you think it's a...