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ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Major drama for Toronto cops during Hurricane Hazel

Hurricane Hazel packed a punch unlike anything in Toronto's history and for emergency workers including police officers, it was a night of harrowing experiences.

Ryder Cup host Gleneagles in Scotland named Best Golf Resort in the World

The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scottland has been named ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for the third year running at The 2014 Ultratravel 100 Awards.

SOUTHBOUND BLOG: Experience Northwest Florida with Southern Vacation Rentals this Winter

Retreat from the colder climates of the North and travel to the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida with Southern Vacation Rentals this winter.

CBC goes heavy on Royal Family programming in Sept.

Royal watchers will want to mark their TV viewing schedules to catch these five documentaries on the British Royal family this month.

VIDEO: Author Isabelle Allende on aging with passion, from TED2014

Author Isabelle Allende on aging with passion, from TED2014

Blue Rodeo, Serena Ryder thrill Elora audience

It's impossible to say who was most impressive at Riverfest Elora 2014, held at Elora’s Bissell Park on Aug. 22 and 23.

BOB'S BLOG: The Beatles Invade Port Dover

John B. Lee, the Poet Laureate of both Brantford and Norfolk County, became a Beatles fan on Feb. 9, 1964.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Mixed emotions for soldiers returning home

The first stop after reaching Mersey Dock was at the nearest English pub.

BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

The trials of cancer

Nov 27, 2007 - 3 comments

For cancer patients, a clinical trial can be a godsend. "Clinical trials provide excellent treatment, coupled with the potential for access to promising new therapies," says Dr. Bob Phillips, chief executive officer with the Ontario Cancer Research Network (OCRN). "Most patients...


Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

The exhibit Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition will continue at the Ontario Science Centre through December and now there are local stories added to the show, such as that of Helen Sanderson. Sanderson (pictured) responded to a community outreach effort undertaken by...

Holy airline!

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

Senior citizens aboard the Vatican's first official flight from Lourdes to Rome were mostly pilgrims in search of spiritual healing. But that didn't stop security guards at Rome's Fiumicino Airport last month from confiscating the bottles of holy water they were...

Affordable retirement in BC, Alberta

Nov 07, 2007 - 7 comments

Across Western Canada, affordable housing is opening up for seniors, as federal, provincial and regional governments pool funds for subsidized retirement communities. In recent weeks, British Columbia opened two new retirement residences with geared-to-income or below-market rents. In late September, Lake...

Kansas City, here I come

Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Nov 07, 2007 - 5 comments

Pretty Kansas City, once a trading post on a bend in the Missouri River, has evolved into a notable commercial centre while managing to keep its small-town appeal. In the 1920s, J. C. Nichols, who created Country Club Plaza on the...

Jewtopia runs till December 1

Nov 07, 2007 - 9 comments

From the November 2007 Forever Young - Now playing through Dec. 1 at the Diesel Playhouse, 56 Blue Jays Way, is Jewtopia, the story of two 30-year-old men in search of the perfect Jewish girl. The show stars Second City's Matt...

Hits and misses: that old Seinfeld gang

People Photo
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

After the Seinfeld sitcom left the air, Jerry Seinfeld's three co-stars - Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jason Alexander and Michael Richards - went their separate ways, pursuing individual careers. That none of the trio could attain the success of the parent Seinfeld show...

Pensions, wages too low

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

Re David Onley profile, August David Onley says that during his term as Ontario's Lieutenant Governor he intends to do his best to promote the welfare of the disabled. Onley sounds like a very caring person, so there's hope that he...

'Tis the season of the sneeze

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

If stock in Kleenex tissues has just spiked, there's a good reason for it. It's allergy season again and ragweed is running wild as allergy sufferers are reaching for the tissues, the antihistamines and asthma puffers. Little relief is in sight...

Breathless living

Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

In the past, Canadian snowbirds seeking solace from a long, cold winter would head south and soak up some sun, sometimes year-round. Rest and relaxation was paramount; being sedentary was okay. Now, as the first wave of baby boomers - defined...