Category: Features

The hypnotic rock star

By Joel Wittnebel ACTIVE SENIOR’S DIGEST For about 45 years, Mike Mandel has been travelling the world, putting people under his spell. With a few words, he can lock your hands together. A few...

Ontario seniors receive achievement awards

A conservationist who works year-round to protect the iconic monarch butterfly species and a former nurse who has dedicated her retirement to raising awareness of sickle-cell disease are among a group of seniors who...

2018: The best gift

By Nigel Richards Interim Executive Vice President for Heart to Home Meals Within the next few months many Canadians will receive, and be poring over, what some health experts say will be the most...

Traveling the world and sharing the gift of music

By Dave Flaherty/Active Senior’s Digest When Julie Meisner nervously stepped onto a stage to audition for the Whitby County Town Singers 27 years ago, it’s highly unlikely that she knew how the decision would...

Toronto’s newest Tiger-Cats fan

By Anthony J. Minna The NFL has a marketing campaign that proclaims “Football is Family.” It’s a feel-good promotion intended to improve people’s perception of a league whose reputation has taken a few concussion-level...

Peter Mansbridge: Looking beyond The National

By Graeme McNaughton/Active Senior’s Digest For the first time in nearly three decades, Peter Mansbridge is no longer the host of CBC’s flagship news program The National – and he is excited for what’s...