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Festivals: Taste of the Danforth

Taste of the Danforth 2008, 15th celebration of Greek cuisine in Toronto, looked more like a celebration of umbrellas than food. The rain, a frequent visitor this summer, made the starts of the show —souvlakis, sosaties and brochettes—…

Aging: Keep Moving

By Sandra Fletcher Retirement is the time of life when people stop working. Usually retirement is encouraged between the ages of 55 and 65 as people become eligible for pension, or able to live off their retirement savings. Some fully…

Help: In Case of Emergency…

Emergency – 1. A sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion requiring immediate action. 2. A state, especially of need for help or relief, created by some unexpected event: a weather emergency; a financial emergency.…

Growing Old Gracefully in Canada

By Gilda Spitz Gilda Spitz has written software manuals for the past 15 years. As an award-winning technical writer and president of her own company, G.S. Consulting, she provides a variety of writing, editing, and indexing services.…