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The SALVATION ARMY launches its kettle donations in malls at this time of the year.

Give as generously as you can. There are many people still needing help and assistance.


The City of Pickering is committed to developing its first ever Age Friendly Community Plan.



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Meet our newest contributor,

Lisa Ireland

a professional registered dietitian whose columns will help you
improve your health, your diet and your eating habits.


Visit our COMMUNITY BOARD to see the notices of all the great events going on in Pickering as we begin our celebrations of the season.


Fermo made us do it…we got our shots, flu shots that is. Get yours! Don’t infect around you!
Phone your doctor. Get vaccinated. Even some local pharmacies do it (Phone them to confirm they do it.) Read more at FLU 

Seniors get  SUPER FLU SHOTS . It is covered by OHIP.


Throw out the viagra, toss the vitamin pills, ditch the protein powder and throw away the probiotics. Pickering Book Clubs are your way to better ageing, being healthier and happier. Join one of the BIG FOUR and see what happens. You’ll be positively surprised.

For details about joining one of them, click CLUBS


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What…you don’t use sticky notes!!! You might be the only one.  They are useful computer tool and you don’t have to be a computer geek to use them. Just click the WINDOWS key and type “sticky notes”….then follow the prompts. They don’t hold a candle to
NOTEZILLA notes. Try them for real power! Email 

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Don’t trust anyone anymore. Even the CANADIAN govt. steals your private information. See STATSCAN 


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In loving memory, they now sing in the   HEAVENLY CHOIR



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The latest 14 posts:

COMPUTERS: CHROME Tricks…quick and easy - More easy tricks and useful tips for Chrome users. These are useful tips for those who use computers often, but more importantly, for people who use the Internet a lot. Source:  Cloudeight InfoAve Whether you call these tips … Continue reading
JUST MY OPINION...: Remembrance Day Service at Sunnybrook - Eva's father-in-law served and was remembered.   Just my opinion.... This Remembrance Day we decided to venture back to Sunnybrook Hospital for its Armistice Day Celebration. It was only fitting that we do that as it was the … Continue reading
BOOKS RICHARD read: The ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, Garth Stein - The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein Bark! Bark ! Bark ! Like my dog's barking, The Art of Racing in the Rain, yaps at you with sporadically good … Continue reading
EVENTS: Teens, fulfill your community hours and help Seniors - Hey a winner by helping Pickering Seniors and add to your community hours commitment. Increase your chances to win some big prize giveaways with greater participation. Tell your friends, an easy way to boost your community hours.
EVENTS: Ageing in Pickering - The City of Pickering is committed to developing its first ever Age-Friendly Community Plan. The City of Pickering is working in collaboration with urbanMetrics inc. to implement an innovative, flexible and proactive approach to planning for the dynamic needs … Continue reading
COMPUTERS: WIN 10 keyboard SHORTCUTS…make WIN 10 easier to use - Congratulations...if you have opened this post, you are a better than average WINDOWS/computer user. WINDOWS shortcut keys help you to do things or access areas of your computer more quickly and more easily. The keyboard shortcuts listed here … Continue reading
From NAKINA...: Nov. 12 - The move south has heated Rotzy up...politics heats everyone up a bit...but Rotzy is steaming! It's Been 100 Years.... Since Germany surrendered to the Allies and the Armistice was signed November 11th 1918, thus because it's a full … Continue reading
COMPUTERS: Internet safety is your responsiblity - Complete and total INTERNET SECURITY is impossible. However, following some simple guidelines may help your reduce your risk. INTERNET SECURITY can be strengthened by following some practical guidelines. PASSWORDS Passwords are created for Internet security. However, proper passwords, strong … Continue reading
COMPUTERS: Guide to WIN 10 Desktop - Here's a guide to help you learn WIN 10 desktop. Guide to working with the WIN 10 desktop
BRUNO's ramblings...: Christmas is still a time of need and giving - Fall's nearly over, Remembrance Day, almost forgotten, but Bruno's looking at the dropping temperatures and thinking about what is just around the corner...Christmas time! He reminds us that lots of people need help and this is a much tougher time … Continue reading
EAT RIGHT, LIVE BETTER..: Managing Food Sensitivities - With the festive season coming up soon, many of us need to be more aware of what and how we are eating. Some of us find certain foods can be quite troublesome.... Are you managing a food sensitivity … Continue reading
EAT RIGHT, LIVE BETTER..: Vegan Sweet Potato Chocolate Chia Pudding - Vegan Sweet Potato Chocolate Chia Pudding __________Recipe created by Lisa Ireland, RD Ingredients: 1 bar (100 g) PC Organics European Dark Chocolate, chopped 1 cup (250 mL) PC Organics Dairy-Free Kefir Probiotic Fermented Coconut Milk ½ cup (125 mL) … Continue reading
HEALTH: Arthritis, looking for some relief? - You may be able to reduce the pain. Talk to your doctor. Get another opinion for there may be some treatments which can help reduce your aching pain. Arthritis refers to a group of painful and degenerative disorders … Continue reading
COMPUTERS: CLOUD STORAGE explained - Cloud storage is a facility every computer user should be using. If you use a computer or you do photography, you should be using Cloud storage. Cloud storage benefits you in many ways: it is a backup system … Continue reading