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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.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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...

Status quo evolves in Manitoba

Oct 01, 2008 - 5 comments

A study of recent Manitoba elections indicates examples of how older voters tend to vote for the status quo. Nine years ago, 55-plus Manitobans favoured the provincial PC Party, in office at the time under Premier Gary Filmon, over the NDP...

Looking for zip

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Boomers with Zip! I am a boomer because of the year I was born. To be a Zoomer I must have zip. What is this zip and where can I get some? I am actually a Zoomers member and visit the...

Hijacking a generation

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

I just read your article entitled "Who's zooming who?" in Forever Young (September) and I couldn't agree more with you. I am athletic, energetic and feel youthful. I am a "boomer" - period. After reading the article in CARP about Moses...

Loyalty matters

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News&Views, News Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Three VOTING-TREND EXPERTS polled by Forever Young point out that older voters tend to vote based on long-time party loyalty, not the current personalities and so are not likely to be SWING VOTERS; tend to be suspicious of radical changes (like...

Zoomer a silly gimmick

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Thank you for the opportunity to vent on this issue. I see this as nothing but a gimmick and a silly one at that. I do not care for the sexual connotations that seem to accompany the use of this word...

Boomers take driving seriously

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Ellen Ashton-Haiste's article in the August issue on boomers' fitness to drive (August) seems to cast a negative view on older drivers. And some of it can be challenged. Speed limits on roads are directions for the highest speed allowed -...

Not zooming anywhere

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

I have worked hard to become a senior (I am now age 65) and don't appreciate someone telling me I'm going to be Forever Young (which I would never want to be) and especially having someone calling me a Zoomer. I...

BBQ for sale - cheap

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Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

So my good friend Dave "The Doc" calls late one evening, says he's uncorking a bottle of Lagavulin and could I come over. I scared him when I pressed my face against the glass of his kitchen window while he was...

Feeling left behind

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

I'm so glad you raised this issue! I, for one, feel excluded by Moses Znaimer's reclassification of older adults. My children are of the boomer generation, and at least one of them qualifies, by his standards, to be a Zoomer. Where...