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CAA unveils Ontario 'Towing Bill of Rights' to prevent drivers from being overcharged

Monday Aug 27th, 2018

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he Canadian Automobile Association hopes to help drivers avoid being gouged by towing companies with a new “Towing Bill of Rights,” which should come in handy anytime Ontario drivers need roadside assistance. In association with the Provincial Towing Association of Ontario, the CAA unveiled Wednesday a glove box reference guide for motorists. Nearly half of Ontario drivers still aren’t aware of all new towing industry rules put in place by the provincial government last... [read more]

Ontario Boosting Opportunities for Seniors to be Active, Healthy and Engaged

Thursday Sep 28th, 2017

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Enhanced Seniors Community Grant Will Support More People Across Province September 25, 2017 9:45 A.M. Ministry of Seniors Affairs   Ontario is providing more opportunities for seniors to be active, healthy and engaged in their communities with an expansion of its successful Seniors Community Grant program.   Dipika Damerla, Minister of Seniors Affairs, was at Habitat for Humanity's build site on Pinery Trail in Scarborough to announce that the province is once... [read more]

Avoid Mistakes With Retirement Savings

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017

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Make one or two mistakes in handling your retirement money, and you could be paying a stiff penalty later in your life. The stock market goes up and down, but you’ll survive if you stay clear of these common mistakes: Obsessing about market losses. Focus instead on long-term needs. Catastrophic events and long-term health care needs cause as much damage when you’re caught unaware as does a shaky stock market. Will your nest egg be able to handle long-term care? Forgetting... [read more]

UNDERSTAND OVER 50 RESIDENCES WHEN BUYING AND SELLING

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017

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Having Mixed Emotions Buying a residence when 50+ can be both exciting and daunting. The excitement stems from anticipating new beginnings in a fresh environment. It can be daunting because there are so many types of senior residences, finite resources and sometimes emotional hurdles to overcome. Assessing Your Real Estate Options SRES® designees can sit down with you and your loved ones to discuss needs outline options and help you determine the very best 50+... [read more]

Crabby Old Lady

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017

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When an old woman died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in Moosomin, Saskatchewan, it was believed that she had nothing left of any value.   Later, when the nurses were going through her meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital. One nurse took her copy to Alberta.    The old woman’s sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the... [read more]

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