Active Senior's Digest Blog

New CRA scam just in time for tax season

By Sergeant Sheri Tate/DRPS The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam is still happening and, unfortunately, claiming more victims. Now, there is a new twist to the current CRA scam. Let’s recap the ongoing scam...

Loving at all costs

Everything Love Is By Claire King Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Hard Cover, 372 Pages www.bloomsbury.com Baptiste Molino has spent his life trying to make others happy. From his beloved houseboat Candice, Molino provides counseling to...

The feminist in all of us

I’ll Take You There By Wally Lamb Harper Collins Hard Cover, 252 Pages www.harpercollins.com Felix, a film scholar who runs an evening movie club, is visited by some friendly ghosts who help him relive...

Teaching younger generations the right way

By Graeme McNaughton/Active Senior’s Digest Jennifer Dance has seen and experienced her fair share of injustices in her life. But it is because of those adversities – and the hope that the future can...

Hospital bed shortage a growing problem

By Joel Wittnebel/Active Senior’s Digest It has been a cold and flu season like no other, and one that has seen hospitals across the province bursting at the seams and straining to care for...

Creole-Style Bean Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) white pea beans, soaked and drained 3 cups (750 mL) chicken broth 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced cooked ham or smoked sausage 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion,...

Bean & Maple Syrup Bars

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour 1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter, cut into pieces, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) white pea beans, soaked and...