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EDITORIALS:  Is Quebec again dividing the nation?

ELECTIONS 2019 . . . can we help you learn more?
_________VOTE2019: section focusing on the Cdn election
________ Comparison chart of the MAJOR PARTY PLATFORMS

BREAKING NEWS: TorStar explains publication of false news 

BOOKS: Canadian librarians pick the best each month
______Books read and reviewed by our in house writers
_ _  ___Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
 _  ____The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming , David Wallace-Wells

COOKz – foodstuff:
_____Richard turns on the oven with much success

HEALTH – researched and professional advice:
______Nutritional advice from a professional, Lisa Ireland
_____ 25 ways to reduce your risk of dementia
_____ Improve eating habits. Read tips from our nutritionist, Lisa Ireland
_____ Weight change is more difficult than you think
______TRAVEL: Drug shortages may jeopardize insurance coverage

LIBRARY – a portal to a world of information:
_____Main page of Pickering library website
_____Pgrms search (by filter) page and REGISTRATION

MONEY – financial help from money experts:
_____Some personal financial tips to help you save money
_____A short guide to ‘what you should know’ about your insurance

PICKERING – a small city but a municipal heavyweight:
_____GUIDE to City Services and Leisure Programs
____ _Access the CITY SITES easily … See “Adults 55+” below

SATIRE and HUMOUR –  just fun reading:
_____Rotzy keeps cranking out humourous commentaries
_____Reg amuses with observations about life
_____Fermo’s desk: pet stuff and some humour too

TUTORING – the best way to improving your digital device skills:
_____Use your devices better, work with more confidence




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Leisure & Services Guide ( PDF format )
Aging Well Together FALL newsletter ( PDF format )



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VOTE2019: An excellent chart comparing the PLATFORMS of the major federal parties - Following the election campaign is easier if you have a chart comparing the PLATFORMS of the major federal parties. The CBC has developed an excellent chart comparing these federal party platforms by: Listing the major issues on the… Continue reading
EDITORIALS: Quebec law vs Cda Charter of Rights -   Which supercedes the other? Quebec 21 or Canada Charter of Rights? The Quebec law (Bill) 21, bans wearing any religious symbolism in the public sector. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees freedom of conscience and… Continue reading
From NAKINA...: Sept. 16 – Jazz, Friday 13th, and gardening - Jazz, fighting the crowd at Fri 12th in Dover, and veggie thievery! Hip-Hip Hooray!!!As of last Wed Sept 11 afternoon, a collective sigh of relief went up from all of us here at #555 Harris Place as Ella… Continue reading
VOTE2019: There are 4 MAJOR issues facing Canadian in this federal election - Canadians face FOUR MAJOR issues in this federal election.The FOUR major issues facing Toronto as well as other cities across Canada are: Traffic congestion and public transit Gun violence Housing and related costs Child care Although Canadians in… Continue reading
NEWS: Get to know Toronto Star journalists - We like the Toronto Star, especially the digital version, because they have some of the very best journalists reporting and commenting on the news today, Dimanno, Mallick, Delacourt, Scoffield to name a few. But consider reading others who… Continue reading
AGEING: Age with elegance - A worthwhile read if you want to 'age with elegance...': ELEGANT AGING Continue reading
HEALTH: Alzheimers or anosognosia? - If you are over 60 and occasionally have memory lapses... In the following analysis the French Professor Bruno Dubois, Director of the Institute of Memory and Alzheimer's Disease (IMMA) at La Pitié-Salpêtrière - Paris Hospitals / addresses the… Continue reading
BRUNO's ramblings...: Sept: Fall’s coming too soon - Fall is coming too soon for me! Brrr, fall is coming! Leaves are already beginning to turn colours. Wind is biting a bit more now. And any rain is cold to the touch. Morning air temps are very… Continue reading
VOTE2019: Poll confusion clarified by CBC - CBC confused poll watchers. Finally clarifies its mess. It took some effort but we finally got CBC to clarify its election poll. Confusing information...We used the CBC poll tracker for our current federal party polls standing. However, their… Continue reading
VOTE2019: Singh or May: who’ll be the new kingmaker - The Canadian federal election is on. The two major parties are tied in the polls. They're neck and neck in reality. Justin isn't getting a sweeping majority. Either is Andrew. But... Third parties hold power to make the… Continue reading
AGEING: Vaping in my day - I vaped many years ago.... Continue reading
HEALTH: The Top Five Regrets of the Dying - Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse who spent several years caring for patients during the last 12 weeks of their lives, asked her patients about “any regrets they had or anything they would do differently.” Here are the top… Continue reading
HEALTH: 7 tips to help with weight loss - Here, seven simple changes that can help you reach your wellness goals: PRIORITIZE PROTEIN AT BREAKFASTSkip the sugary breakfast. Eat some protein, a boiled egg and toast, a fried egg. A low-glycemic, protein-packed breakfast doesn’t just help keep… Continue reading
EVENTS: Wellness seminar, Sept 24 - Mental health seminar. Registration: 905 420 4660 Continue reading