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Actuary Karen Hall: Turning DC savings into an income stream

By Sheryl Smolkin

Today I’m interviewing actuary Karen Hall for savewithspp.com. Prior to her recent retirement, she was a vice president at the consulting firm Aon Hewitt, based in Vancouver. 1,829 more words


Dedicated, hard-working reporter Bill Shields 'really loved what he did'

Shadowing Bill Shields back in 1966, just-graduated journalism student Dick Spicer had an “eye opener” view of how the legendary Windsor Star reporter broke so many major stories over a 40-year career. 850 more words


Pam Mady: Thank you Karen Hall for all the memories

My goodness. When did it happen? Somewhere, somehow, I turned into one of those people that passes time reminiscing and bonding over ‘remember when’ stories. 757 more words


Karen Hall: So long, goodbye, to you and you and you ....

For almost 40 years, no one around this place has been able to shut me up.

And now, suddenly, I am tongue-tied. Speechless. Unable to string two words together, which is kind of important, since this is my farewell column, and in 650 words or less I’m supposed to share a lifetime of memories that began at the corner of Pitt and Ferry in September 1975, when editor Bob Pearson, against his better judgment, gave me a job and said he hoped I’d last a year. 1,930 more words


Full Circle Moment.

For as long as I can remember I’ve always been in love with great cinema. I was enthralled with acting and the mysteries of what went on behind the scenes of TV shows and movies. 650 more words

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Some of my favourite multi-tasking beauty products

Lise Watier isn’t just beautiful and elegant and the queen of the Canadian cosmetics industry. She’s the ultimate multi-tasker when it comes to creating products that do double duty. 534 more words


Virgins as Hero or Heroine

Jill Hughey

Jill Hughey writes historical romance for readers yearning for complex characters who discover love that burrows deeper than lust. Tired of England? Her Evolution Series will take you to the rarely explored medieval world of Charlemagne’s Empire where aristocrats, warriors, merchants and servants find love in the most unexpected places! 309 more words