Archives: 2018


FARDY: Forgetting is a central fact of life for me

Pleasant diversions are a wonderful antidote for dementia. I had them in spades recently. Son Peter and and wife Carol invited Dorothea, daughter Donna and me to a no expense flight to Toronto and tickets to see Come From Away, that wonderful stage show recognizing the hospitality the people of Gander, N.L., provided to airline […]

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Seniors and Aging – Osteoarthritis

The Issue Osteoarthritis is caused by the wearing down of cartilage in the joints of the body, causing varying degrees of pain, stiffness and swelling. A majority of Canadians will be affected by it by age 70. However, there are prevention and coping strategies that can help seniors with the disease remain active and enjoy […]

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Travel – 5 hidden Gems in the Caribbean

(NC) With school starting up again and the weather cooling, now is the perfect time to lift your spirits by planning an exciting fall or winter vacation to a sunny destination. If you book early, you can save money and ensure you get the hotel, travel dates and activities you want.  Need help planning everything? Air Canada Vacations can provide you with ideas for the perfect vacation and make the process […]

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St. John’s Walking Club Outing and BBQ

It was a bright, sunny morning, a proper setting for what proved to be a very enjoyable day for our CBC pensioners. Things got rolling as a small dedicated group of our weekly walking club members set out to make their way along a beautiful river trail that runs through a part of St. John’s. […]

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Great-West Life Groupnet Website Changes

Current users to receive email notices on how to register for the new and improved site. Great West Life, our benefits plan provider, is preparing to launch a new version of their GroupNet for Plan Members online portal. As part of the transition to the new site, all employees who are registered users of the […]

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