are associated with the Canadian Public Employee Acquisition Club,
an affinity group not available to the general public. You can
access their site by clicking on their logo. We strongly encourage
you to register and gain access to the Key Link
newsletters which contain deals available only for members. There
are no fees or obligations. The only way you can see the great
specials is through this Key
There are many web resources for the retired
educator to explore. First, we've repeated the Retired Teachers'
Associations here for your convenience. Then, we added other links
that have been found useful by some. If you have some links to
recommend, please drop us an
Seniors Canada On-Line
- is a web site sponsored by the
Age of Reason - strives to provide practical information relative to senior
lifestyles -- Many links to sites
of interest to the over 50 age group (a.k.a.
Manitoba Seniors' and Healthy
- is a central point of contact for seniors, their families,
and organizations. It also provides copies of its publications and valuable links to other
World Newsletter - is a non-partisan compilation of links
to some of the latest news items from around the globe affecting
seniors of all stripes and ages.
McGill Centre for Continuing
Education - "MILR is a community of mature learners where the
emphasis is placed on 'peer learning' through participation in
self-directed study groups of 7 to 20 members."
- A highly acclaimed guide for retirees to
Manitoban, Canadian and global information and services.
Virtual Museum Of Canada - A great site full of interesting
learning opportunities, it has a range of beautifully presented
topics for personal study and enjoyment.
Canadian Centre for
Activity and Aging -
is Canada’s leader in current research and program development for
improved physical ability and healthy aging for older adults. It
is a not-for-profit national research and education centre within
the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Western
Canada - Addresses health topics including cancer,
natural health products, STDs, smoking, and food and
Dietitians of Canada - Eat Well, Live Well - Comprehensive nutritional resources.
Includes a meal planner and fact sheets for healthy eating.
Matters - Evidence-based and updated information on women's
health and news, and research findings on women's diseases and
- A Brockville police site that explains many of
the frauds perpetrated against seniors. Be aware of these for your
Association: This site has a page dedicated to
College of Family
Physicians of Canada: This site has a page with a
comprehensive patient education program listing of information.
Condition and disease
The contents of this site are for
informational purposes only and are meant to be discussed with
your physician or other qualified health care professional before
being acted on.
site has a listing of speciality sites and the latest medical
DrugWatch: This is a
comprehensive website database featuring extensive information
about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on
the market or previously available worldwide. DrugWatch.com
includes up-to-date information about prescription and
over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated
side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.
Prognosis: Mesotheliomais a deadly disease that afflicts 3,000
people each year and that number is expected to grow in
conjunction with the widespread use of asbestos throughout the
Canadian Health Care
Coalition: The Canadian Health Coalition is a public
advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and
improvement of Medicare. Its membership is comprised of national
organizations representing nurses, health care workers, seniors,
churches, anti-poverty groups, women, students and trade unions in
9 provinces and one territory.
Rehab Centres: The Canadian Drug Rehab Centres directory
addresses the increasing demand for current and comprehensive
resources relating to residential treatment programs and
outpatient rehabilitation programs in Canada only.
It provides information that is necessary, reliable and
The blog of a shopaholic Manitoban who scours the internet daily
looking for bargains.
Lets you peruse all this week's flyers online.
Readers do the legwork, posting bargains, sales and coupons they
have found in warehouse sales, manufacturing sales, and store
Around for 10 years, this site's strengths lies in the thousands
of users who find special offers. Worth a daily visit!
Users spread the word about a wide array of products that
companies are giving away free. Has a contest page for the latest
sweepstakes and draws offered by brands.
Travel Guild - Several
long-stay and tour opportunities described here.
- Have you visited our country? This is the official site of
the Canadian Tourism Commission.
Google - One of the best text-searching search engines for the
The WebCrawler - This is another general purpose text searcher.
Yahoo Canada - Searches
both by text and by category.
Canada411 - The
Canadian white pages - personal and business.
Yahoo People Search -USA
for individuals via E-Mail, Telephone, Net Phone, Government in the United States
Canadian Government - Various information and search
- Another search engine to use.
- A different kind of search engine.
- lists a wide range of shopping options, has an international
directory and an extensive catalogue of products.
Federation - the national organization of active
has data and analyses on virtually every aspect of Canada's society
- A Canadian government site that provides
useful information about pension splitting.
Financial Calculators - a USA resource for consumers,
professionals and researchers, this resource features over 100
different financial calculators.
Calculators - This Canadian site has several calculators for use
with RESPs, mortgages, university costs, life expectancy, portfolio
trackers and credit card tools.
Consumer Agency of Canada - The Financial Consumer Agency of
Canada (FCAC) is an independent body working to protect and inform
consumers of financial products and services.