FINCH WEST LRT WORK TO START 2016, SHEPPARD LINE ON HOLD

The Finch West light rail transit (LRT) line will roll down the track first while the Sheppard East line is on hold. The province first committed to funding the $1.2-billion Finch line in 2009 and Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca says … read more

GFB Podcast: Billy Cheung – April 23rd

Billy Cheung, a past Chairman of the Ontario Pharmacists’ Association, describes how customers with a cognitive impairment can get special help at the pharmacy.To download this podcast, click http://zml-s3.zoomerradio.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/goldhawk/2015-04-23-Goldhawk-Podcast4.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Dr. Martin Prince – April 23rd

Dr. Martin Prince, professor of epidemiological psychiatry at Kings College London, talks to Goldhawk about the worldwide prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference in Perth, Australia.To download this podcast, click http://zml-s3.zoomerradio.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/goldhawk/2015-04-23-Goldhawk-Podcast3.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window … read more

GFB Podcast: Dr. Serge Gauthier – April 23rd

Dr. Serge Gauthier, Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research unit at the McGill Centre for Aging in Montreal, speaks to Goldhawk at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference in Perth, Australia about a new medication now under clinical trials in Toronto … read more

GFB Podcast: Melissa Murray – April 23rd

Melissa Murray, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at the Mayo Clinic Florida, is lead author of a study that shows researchers have been targeting the wrong brain protein in their search for an effective Alzheimers Disease treatment.To download this podcast, click … read more

GFB Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel – April 23rd

Dr. Ritesh Patel, chair a member of the board at the Ontario Association of Optometrists, a Goldhawk-approved Contributor, describes Computer Vision syndrome and how staring at that computer screen can damage your eyes.

FAHMY RECEIVES CANADIAN PASSPORT

                         Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohammad Fahmy has now received a temporary Canadian Passport.  However, Fahmy’s retrial on terror-related charges has been adjourned until April 28th.  It was expected that evidence to be presented today might lead to Fahmy’s freedom.  The al … read more

GFB Podcast: Doug Jones – April 21st

Doug Jones, Senior Vice President at BDO Canada, a Goldhawk-Approved Contributor, talks about our finances and debts, calling them an extension of our lives—and our legacies. To download this podcast, click http://zml-s3.zoomerradio.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/goldhawk/2015-04-21-Goldhawk-Podcast2.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Richard Smart – April 21st

Richard Smart, President and CEO of TICO, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario, offers a primer on how Tico can help travellers by offering good consumer protection, through regulated travel agents.To download this podcast, click http://zml-s3.zoomerradio.s3.amazonaws.com/podcasts/goldhawk/2015-04-21-Goldhawk-Podcast1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new … read more

FEDERAL BUDGET FEATURES ELECTION GOODIES FOR ZOOMERS

The Harper government makes good on its promise to deliver a balanced budget. Finance Minister Joe Oliver projects a $1.4-billion surplus for 2015-16, but the government’s contingency fund for a rainy-day, usually around $3-billion, will only be $1-billion until 2019. … read more