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York Region hosts Wheel Dance

The Ontario Trillium Foundation hosts Wheel Dance at the Victoria Ballet Company to showcase their new wheelchair ballroom dance program

McCartney happy he and John Lennon reconciled

Sir Paul says he's glad that he and John were able to patch up their differences before his death in 1980 on Dec. 8 at the age of 40.

Don’t give up on defined-benefit plan: study

Canada's experience with conversion to defined contribution has been similar to the U.S. experience.

BOB’S BLOG: Memories of a Deputy Burgermeister

Back in the nineties in Burlington, I was usually on Deputy Mayor duties in the month of November.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: The adventures of a rookie bobby

They say a policeman never forgets his first arrest and I’m no exception. In fact, it took a couple of years to live it down.

New Mississauga pet laws draw criticism

The law bans dog owners from leaving any animal without adequate shelter - defined as a double-walled and insulated doghouse that is large enough for the pet to stand up, turn around, lie down and stretch its limbs in - outside during extreme weather.

Hamilton sky-watchers can't wait for Geminid Meteor Shower

Astronomers say the annual Geminid Meteor Shower peaking Dec. 13 should be a great show this year.

BOB'S BLOG: Grey Cup memories –suburb startled by reveller firing shotgun

This seven-year-old watched the Ti-Cat victory from my grandparents’ home, as my parents were out at a Grey Cup party. Weren’t all parents out at a Grey Cup parties in those days?

Burlington women told they are more charitable than men

More than 50 women (and three men) gathered at the Waterfront Hotel last Friday (Nov. 14) to celebrate National Philanthropy Day, and to talk about ways charities can generate more funds for their worthy causes.

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Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Lawyers celebrate at Club Soda

People Photo
Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

The Quebec branch of Lawyers without Borders marked its fifth anniversary with a fundraising party held at Montreal's Club Soda on Jan. 27, and further celebrated when the final receipts for the night were counted. The tally: $60,000. The event was...

Cost, size are factors in moving

Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

Whether it's to a new-fangled "campus" or some other style of housing, new survey data indicates that the decision to move is frequently for financial reasons. According to the U.S.-based Financial Freedom Senior Sentiment Survey, the need to reduce housing costs...

Let the light inside with acrylic windows

Housing Slideshow
Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

INTERIORS Sunlight and privacy may sometimes seem mutually exclusive. Windows let the light in but also open up the house to the outside world. One solution to letting the light in and keeping prying eyes out is acrylic block windows. Like...

Right at home

Housing Slideshow
Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

When selecting a retirement community, most seniors look for a friendly atmosphere, comfortable surroundings, first-rate meals, plenty of activities and access to health care. But these days, a growing number are searching for, and finding, an additional layer of comfort in...

Feds launch online newsletter

Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

The federal agency Seniors Canada has launched a new online newsletter called The Latest for Seniors, dedicated to promoting the federal government's programs for older Canadians. The first issue outlined tax savings introduced in the 2007 federal budget, offered information on...

Bravo to Santa's Service

Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

Regarding your article "Santa's Secret Service" (December), I pray that more people would imitate this initiative throughout the year. It is such a great idea. I would like to see it done involving other seniors, who are still capable, with school-aged...

What makes you tick?

Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

Most discussions about retirement revolve around financial considerations and ignore the psychological aspects of this transition. Just what the heck are we going to do over the next 20 or 30 years to give our lives meaning? How do we stay...

No-one wants to come out and play

Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

The aging of Canada's population has contributed to one more predictable effect: a lower overall national participation rate in sports. The finding was released by Statistics Canada in February as part of a comprehensive study examining participation in sports by adult...

Homelessness is no joke

News&Views, News Photo
Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

The national anti-homelessness group Raising the Roof launched its 11th Toque Tuesday Campaign on Feb. 5 with thousands of volunteers taking to the streets to sell its signature toques in communities across Canada. By the end of the day, a total...

People are so dumb

Mar 07, 2008 - 4 comments

I have come to the conclusion that people are really, really stupid. We don't know anything. We go through life blissfully unaware of the dangers we encounter in every-day life. Oh, and fat, poor listeners, lazy, oblivious. This is the only...