Casino Calamity: One Gambling Guru Thinks The Province Is Going Too Far

By David South Id Magazine (Canada), May 16-29, 1996 Will Ontario become saturated with gambling? It is a question being asked more and more as the provincial government moves to allow unprecedented choice for gamblers. Bars and hotels will soon have video one-armed bandits (known as video lottery terminals and slammed by the Addiction Research […]

Psychiatric Care Lacking For Institutionalised Seniors

Don Weitz wears a T-shirt bluntly saying, “Fry rice – not brains.” By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), November 1992 Seniors who live in nursing homes and homes for the aged are receiving an inadequate amount of psychiatric care, according to a study conducted by Toronto’s Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care.  Dr. David Conn, director […]

Specialists Want Cancer Treatments Universally Available

By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), December 1993 A newly-formed group representing cancer doctors says it is fed up with the inhumane and bureaucratic approach to cancer care in Ontario.  Dr. Shailendra Verma of Access to Equal Cancer Care in Ontario (AECCO) says he’s had enough.  “My group has served the government notice that we’re […]

Seniors Falling Through The Health Care Cost Cracks

By David South Today’s Seniors (Canada), December 1993 When Orangeville senior Donald Potter was told he was too old to receive a bone marrow transplant, he paid $150,000 to get one in the United States.  His case, recently made public by provincial Conservative leader Mike Harris, has raised the disturbing issue of health care rationing […]


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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!

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