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Young Canadians to sing at White House Day of Prayer

The Chitans
By Admin 22.03.2012

A young Canadian singing quartet will headline this year’s United States Day of Prayer at the White House.
The Chitans, whose ages range from eight to 14, have been selected to sing the American national anthem and three other songs at the annual celebration on May 5.

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Johanna Alexandra Duncan — A wonderful life well lived

Mrs. Johanna Duncan and great grand-daughter, Caroline Oketch
By Admin 18.03.2012

Johanna Alexandra Duncan (née Brummell) turned 100 years old on February 19. She’s the mother of seven – five of whom are her own and two she adopted and accepted as her birth children. She is also the surrogate mother of numerous sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, sons- and daughters-in-law and many others she mentored, taught or befriended during her 100-year journey.

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Tips to be more energy wise at home

By Admin 02.03.2012

There are many good reasons to become more energy conscious at home including saving money, making your home healthier and more comfortable, decreasing the impact on Ontario’s natural resources and even potentially increasing your home’s value. To help you make …

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High-profile campaign to raise colon cancer awareness

By Admin 02.03.2012

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. To kick things off, Colon Cancer Canada is launching its 2012 campaign with the help of some high-profile Canadians through a hard-hitting public service announcement (PSA) campaign in the hopes of encouraging dialogue about …

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How much money will you need when you retire?

By Admin 19.01.2012

You are looking forward to a long and healthy retirement. But how much will it cost? Here are five tips to help you figure out how much money you will need when you retire.   1. Start early – “It’s …

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How much money will you need when you retire?

By ed 19.01.2012

You are looking forward to a long and healthy retirement. But how much will it cost? Here are five tips to help you figure out how much money you will need when you retire.

1. Start early – “It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement,” advises Chartered Accountant Alan Wainer of Soberman LLP in Toronto. “Sit down and think about when you want to retire and what your retirement goals are.”

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Get moving – physical activity is good for your health

By ed 19.01.2012

By Dr. CHRISTOPHER J. MORGAN

How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? Did any involve exercising more? If they did (or didn’t) keep reading. Last week, a patient of mine told me she just took her exercise regiment to a new level – it now involves two resistance training and two Zumba classes per week. I asked why? She said she and her boyfriend had gained nearly 10 pounds over the Christmas holidays and they were now engaged in a “Couples Challenge” to see who could lower their BMI (body mass index) over the next several weeks. She went on to say they are using BMI instead of pounds because “men lose weight more easily than women”.

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Get moving – physical activity is good for your health

By Admin 19.01.2012

How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? Did any involve exercising more? If they did (or didn’t) keep reading. Last week, a patient of mine told me she just took her exercise regiment to a new level – it now …

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Set manageable, doable goals for the New Year

By Dr. Chris J. Morgan 16.01.2012

Happy New Year!   There are two reasons I love the start of a new year. First of all, it is the perfect time to reflect on the year that has passed – to reflect on the changes in our …

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