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RULES FOR WITHDRAWING FUNDS FROM RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS YEARLY COULD CHANGE: FINANCE MINISTER OLIVER

It’s been a long-standing demand from CARP – A New Vision of Aging. The advocacy group wants the government to change the rules that force zoomers to withdraw prescribed amounts from their retirement accounts yearly, whether they need the money or not. … read more

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LIBBY ZNAIMER’S INCREDIBLE CANCER STORY INSPIRES WORLDWIDE PERSONALIZED MEDICINE RESEARCH

Personalized medicine is becoming more the norm in cancer treatment around the world, thanks in part to the research by Doctor Steven Gallinger of the University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Doctor Gallinger received a $1.2 million five year … read more

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SUPREME COURT TO RECONSIDER RIGHT TO DOCTOR ASSISTED DEATH FOR TERMINALLY ILL

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal this week on a sensitive issue; the right to doctor assisted death for the terminally ill.  The final decision could result in dying, but mentally competent Canadians, being given the right to receive medical assistance … read more

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IT’S ELECTION DAY IN ONTARIO WITH THE OUTCOME TOO CLOSE TO PREDICT. GET OUT AND VOTE!

Today is voting day in Ontario.  There are 107 ridings at stake. At dissolution, the Liberals held 48 seats in a minority government, the Progressive Conservatives had 37 and the New Democrats held 21 while one seat was vacant.  And … read more

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TIM HUDAK ADMITS PLAN TO CUT 100,000 PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS COULD COST BILLIONS

Polls suggest Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak won the Ontario election debate Tuesday night, but a new Forum research survey suggests the Kathleen Wynne Liberals are ahead with 40 percent voter support.  The survey was taken after the debate.  Thirty-five … read more

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ONTARIO PC LEADER VISITS ZOOMER RADIO

Fresh from a well received performance in the leaders’ debate, the PC’s Tim Hudak dropped by AM 740 for a guest appearance on ”Goldhawk Fights Back”. He told host Dale Goldhawk how his plan will create jobs – guaranteed – … read more

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Zoomer Week In Review Podcast – December 8th, 2013

On This Edition of The Zoomer Week in Review: What would you do if you found out you had an overwhelming chance of developing breast or ovarian cancer? There are tough decisions for women who find out they have the … read more

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ZOOMERMEDIA’S LIBBY ZNAIMER JOINS DEBATE ON CANCER SCREENING AMONG HIGHER RISK JEWISH WOMEN

Israel has one of the highest rates of breast cancer in the world because of a prevalent cancer gene.  But the good news is that mortality rates are very low, in part because of intense screening.  “In the Ashkenazi Jewish … read more

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The Zoomer Week In Review Podcast – October 27th, 2013

On This Edition of the Zoomer Week in Review: Libby is joined by Commander Chris Hadfield to talk about his time on the International Space Station and his new book “An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth”. Plus, we’ll hear … read more

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GER MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA REVIVES JEWISH CULTURE AND MUSIC IN THE TIMES BEFORE THE HOLOCAUST

It’s a living musical monument to victims of the Holocaust.  A very special mandolin orchestra performed at Toronto’s George Weston Recital Hall on Thursday night. The Ger Mandolin Orchestra has been revived, some seven decades after most of the members of … read more

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