Articles Written By John Harris

A Place to Call Home

By John Harris on Jan 1, 2016

We were both 65, in good health and had experience working from home. The cloud of my “job change” had a silver lining – I no longer had to commute to work. We began to search housing markets outside of Vancouver. Although I was researching an article on Nanaimo, it wasn’t actually on our radar as a place to live. Read more...

Irish Surprise

By John Harris on Jun 1, 2015

Deborra Hope unpacks her recent trip to Ireland and looks forward to the next Senior Living/Colette Travel experience on the Legendary Waterways of Europe. Read more...

Retiring in Sidney

By John Harris on Apr 2, 2015

Most of us want to retire “one of these days” and usually it’s “the sooner the better.” After determining “when,” another key question is “where?” BC has plenty of attractive places to settle after leaving work, so in the first of our Community Feature series, we explore Sidney on Vancouver Island. Read more...

Men Who Care

By John Harris on Mar 2, 2015

Although BC has an excellent health care system, many of us are providing unpaid care to a family member or friend with a long-term need. What may surprise you is that 46 per cent of family caregivers are men. Read more...

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