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Are You an Ice Skater? Skate to Our Music

Started this discussion. Last reply by goldie080 Nov 23, 2010. 3 Replies

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Steve replied to Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
Dec 21, 2011
Steve replied to Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
"The problem is that once you reach age 50 nobody will hire you. You are forced to work in your present job until you reach 65 no matter how badly they treat you, and the illegitimi seem to know it."
Dec 20, 2011
Steve liked Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Long Blades replied to Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
" The Conservatives will likely raise the age one has to be to get a pension.  "
Dec 20, 2011
VIRGINIA CAMERON replied to Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
" I do think 65 is a good age to retire,60 is even better. In fact the 65 year old federal worker should be encouraged to retire so that younger people can enter those well paid jobs."
Dec 20, 2011
VIRGINIA CAMERON replied to Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
"The Conservatives will likely raise the age one has to be to get a pension. "
Dec 16, 2011
Rose Marie Cossette liked Long Blades's discussion CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011
Oct 26, 2011
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CPP New Rules Discriminate Against Those Turning 60 in Dec. 2011

You knew the CPP was changing the rules, right?  Lower pension payments starting in 2012, no longer have to have ceased or reduced work at all, continued CPP contributions required from you if you do continue to work.  Those are the biggies.BUT, if you qualify by dint of turning 60 in Dec. of 2011, and apply, you are hit with the old rules of needing to have ceased work or have such a low income anyway it doesn't matter.  The catch is, you don't actually get your first CPP payment till Jan of…See More
Oct 25, 2011
Long Blades commented on ZoomerStaff's blog post Black Dog Syndrome: An Animated GIF PSA
"Dogs, cats, horses, my favourite colour is black.  We are lucky to have one Black Lab and two black cats here.  Yes, doggy discrimation is alive and well, just look at the hoopla around pitbulls.  And black cats, oh my, poor…"
Oct 8, 2011
goldie080 replied to Long Blades's discussion Are You an Ice Skater? Skate to Our Music
"Nice skating to The Skater's Waltz . . . "
Nov 23, 2010
goldie080 replied to Long Blades's discussion Are You an Ice Skater? Skate to Our Music
";-) -- Nah, I gave up ice skates when I was around 12. Had a bad fall on the ice and hurt my knee, so that was it, I'd had enough. I had to wear my brother's hand-down skates and they weren't the best. Had three older brothers who…"
Nov 22, 2010
Long Blades replied to Long Blades's discussion Are You an Ice Skater? Skate to Our Music
"No ice skaters?"
Nov 22, 2010
Long Blades posted a discussion

Are You an Ice Skater? Skate to Our Music

SKATE TO THE MUSIC Try a search on the internet for “adult recreational ice skating to music” and you will get very few hits.  You will find lots of information on hockey, speed and figure skating, all activities requiring some kind of organization, practice and often geared to developing increased skill.  When did skating stop being just for fun?  Many of us remember going to the skating rink before the days of indoor shopping malls.  In those days rinks only had ice in the winter time and the…See More
Feb 10, 2010
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