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BOB'S BLOG The Boston Marathon and Tom Longboat

On April 19, 1907, Longboat a member of the Onondaga Nation who grew up at Six Nations, southeast of Brantford, Ont., ran to victory at the Boston Marathon.

BOB’S BLOG: Allan Cup has a century of great hockey memories

Hockey fans looking forward to an alternative to the Stanley Cup playoffs should check out the upcoming Allan Cup tournament in Dundas from April 14-19.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: lads of Croyden and India attracted to shrapnel

Born in 1925 in Croydon, England, Ed Pearson volunteered to join the British Royal Air Force at the age of 16 and during World War II served in India and Burma.

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit a must for businesses engaged in mature market

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit features internationally recognized author and mature market expert Dick Stroud of the UK-based consultancy 20plus30.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: India was a shock to the senses for the troops

Upon our arrival in Bombay, the first shock to hit us was the sweltering, stifling heat and oppressive humidity quite unlike anything we’d known during Britain’s miserly summers.

BOB'S BLOG Followup on visit by Brown Booby

Researcher got the scoop on the poop

Blog / ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: At 17, I wasn't a well-travelled youth prior to the war

17 year old Ed Pearson begins his wartime adventures

Gene Valaitis of radio team Jesse and Gene laments radio bean counters

I cried watching Jay Leno signing off. I spent 23 years in broadcasting

BOB'S BLOG 1 day till Sochi. 5 to watch for Canada

Here are five athletes who may not end up owning the podium but have worked hard to get there.

Blog/ ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ready for action after gunner training

FYI is proud to welcome back Ed Pearson as a contributing blogger.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Retirement planning: Longer lives change the game

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An increasing number of Canadians are reaching the age of 100. Between 2006 and 2011, the rate of population growth for this age group was 25.7 per cent, the second most rapidly growing age group - click headline

Dispatches from the struggle against Alzheimer’s

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Jan 19, 2014 - 5 comments

Her daughter was in tears. She couldn’t believe that her mother was still so alive inside - click headline

Accommodations; Stay awhile

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Travel, North America Slideshow
Jan 18, 2014 - 43 comments

Extended-stay suites are great for business travellers and also are becoming an inviting option for longstay snowbirds as well

Life in the Boomer Lane; Not fresh, but still ripe

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...let us now attempt to make a correlation between extending the useful life of food and doing the same with older boomers - click headline

Nik Nanos profile: Sober thoughts on turning 50

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People Slideshow
Jan 16, 2014 - 36 comments

Ask celebrity pollster and researcher Nik Nanos what he thinks about his upcoming 50th birthday, next August, and he will tell you he has already passed a major milestone year - click headline

Turning 50 in ’14

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Jan 15, 2014 - 4 comments

Courteney Cox, Nicolas Cage and Keanu Reeves are among the stars opening up reaching the big 5-O this year - click headline

Oliver teams up with CNIB

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Jan 14, 2014 - 4 comments

“Craig believes that independence, mobility and literacy are rights for all Canadians, including those who are blind and partially sighted. He will play a major role in helping CNIB share that message with audiences all across this country,” click headline

Florida Golf: Land o’ Links

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Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Jan 13, 2014 - 6 comments

No place beats Florida for a bounty of good-value golf courses - click headline

Community Theatre: All the world’s a stage

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Jan 11, 2014 - 24 comments

"It's the passion of it, it's people working together, to take something from nothing, that's wonderful" - click headline

Blues master: Harrison Kennedy paid his dues, now gets his due

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Jan 10, 2014 - 5 comments

“I never felt comfortable with that band,” he says about his days with the Chairmen of the Board. “Maybe it was because I was younger and I really felt the culture shock. I was the only Canadian in the group and I missed being away from home, travelling on the road. This is different..." click headline