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Newswire & Blogs

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.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

BOB’S BLOG: My problems with this provincial campaign

Every time an election is called, any kind of election, like that old dog who wants to hunt, I’ve got this hankering to head out and track down votes or hammer a sign into someone’s lawn. Until now.

Canadian tourism in Florida sets new record

Canadian tourism to Florida set an all-time record in the first quarter of 2014.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

'Tis the season to bake a pie

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

Prepare your holiday pies now and freeze them to serve later at a festive dinner, says RUTH SHARON From the November 2007 Forever Young In keeping with tradition, choose a pie for dessert during the holidays. Try our No Fail Pastry;...

Sunrise homes open on Steeles

Housing, New projects Slideshow
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

Sometimes you can have the best of all worlds. At least that is what Karen Spear, executive director of the new Thorne Mill on Steeles senior living community, is hoping to offer residents. "First and foremost we are about lifestyle," she...

Top-notch scotch

Lifestyle, Food Photo
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments


Extended play

People Slideshow
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

R. H. Thomson's still-boyish face -- he turned 60 in September -- displays a diabolical grin. A fiendish look comes into his blue eyes as he describes a project he finished recently in Saskatchewan. "It was a great, wild, wonderful part...

Retirement: much more than money

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

The importance of incorporating personal values into retirement planning was highlighted at a recent retirement symposium presented by our own Premier Publications and Shows. Now if that concept sounds like a mere platitude, research presented at the event proved it is...

Buyer beware of on-line pill pushers

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

From natural wonder drugs to potency products to prescription medications, there's no shortage of offers popping up every time you check your email. Most recipients simply drag the spam into the junk mailbox if it didn't go there automatically, thanks to...

Hurray for Plan B

Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

We were ready to go, sunblock and bathing suits in the beach bag, eager to drive to the dock and board the snorkel boat for the coral reefs that are part of John Pennekamp Park, off the coast at Key Largo....

Worth a drive in Florida

Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

Visit Florida, the state's official source for travel planning, has launched a Worth the Drive guidebook containing 21 self-directed driving tours designed to take travelers off the beaten path to sights ranging from historic forts to beach treasure hunts. Categorized by...

A road into history

Travel, World Slideshow
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

There's nobody in sight on this early summer morning as I step onto the pavement and look toward the distant hills. The road is straight. Were it not for the ruins and collapsed farmhouses, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, some...

RUSS JACKSON: all-time All-Canadian

People Photo
Nov 07, 2007 - 4 comments

In a brilliant career that saw him lead the Ottawa Rough Riders to three Grey Cup victories, Russ Jackson, the all-Canadian quarterback, set the standard for all pivots, not just the homegrown ones. The Hamilton native won three Most Outstanding Player...