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thought of the month: (NEW)
“The best exercise for the human heart is reaching down to lift someone else up.” - Tim Russert
important date to remember in 2017
|September 28, 2017:||In Toronto
: Tele-Direct Alumni Reunion. The organizing committee will send you shortly, more details regarding this meeting.|
|November 29, 2017:||In Montréal
: Christmas lunch for Yellow Pages pensioners and friends of pensioners. I will be sending you more details in October.|
good news regarding Bernard Ouellette: (NEW)
After more than a month in hospital, he is now back at home.
On your behalf, I have just wished him a speedy recovery.
MONTHLY LUNCH IN MONTREAL
(NEW)Due to the summer season, monthly lunches will not be held this summer.
Take note that the last lunch has got twice as many people compared to the first one in 2017.
I would like to thank Christine Mimeault and Suzanne Valiquette for their involvement in getting more people to this last lunch.
A SHOW NOT TO BE MISSED
(FROM JEAN-PAUL JOANISSE) (NEW)
At Christmas, my partner and I received a nice gift from my brother to see the new show VOLTA from Cirque du Soleil.
6 months later, we did see the show and it was a very amazing wonder.
It is said that this new show is more open to young people. Surprise,
we were also greatly impressed by all aspects of the show including
The public of all ages has greatly appreciated this fantastic show and I recommend you do not miss it.
is presented in Montreal until July 23, and will travel to Gatineau
from August 3 to 27. Production will take place in Toronto from
September 7 to October 29.
AT 83 YEARS OLD, A FORCE OF NATURE
(FROM JEAN-PAUL JOANISSE) (NEW)
Cole is 83 years old. She runs. She wins medals and beats records. It
is a tiny force of nature, a joyous and smiling anomaly, as if the
years passed and refused to stop to take care of her case too.
For more information, click here (translated with google translator):
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF YPPG’s MEMBERS?
addition to obtaining monthly information on the status of their
pension, they also have advice on the use of products or services,
enabling them to save time or potentially save money. Here are the
types of tips they can benefit:
you can see, you are getting more than only pension information, and
you will be able to potentially save more than the minimum yearly
membership contribution of $25.00. You simply need to become a member
of YPPG by clicking on the following link:
- SSQ information
- Savings tips for YPPG members
- Travel insurance - good to know
- Reduced rates on car rental
- Website Security
- And many more….
pensioners' news in your area
those who are not aware, there are currently 3 Facebook Website
available for Canadian Yellow Pages Pensioners. Here are the FaceBook
link for your convenience:
Montreal area (initiated by Marise Smith):
British Columbia (initiated by Doug Price):
If you cannot find a pensioner in our online directory, send me their name at this email: email@example.com and it will be published in this section.
There are more than 875 people in the directory that can help you locating a missing person.
SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS: If YPPG was created and continue to grow, in addition to the great work of the directors of YPPG, it is also with the involvement of many volunteers.
The Board of Directors of YPPG thanks for their dedication:
People who helped the unifications of pensioners: Jan Rogers, Ted Colavita.
People on the former Interim Committee: Louise Leblanc, Danielle Patry
People on the previous BoD of YPPG: Dianne Stix, Douglas McIntyre and Jean Séguin
All other volunteers:
Bartlett, Jacques Bisaillon, Graham Butler, Annette D'Andrade, Ann Dobbin (Raper),
Madeleine Gaudreault, France Gosselin, Monique Lavigne, Roger Lesiège,
Gail Lockhart, Charlotte
Martineau, Dan Maurice, April McSavaney, Johanne Mazeroll, Ann McMaster, Christine
Mimeault, Roger Murphy, Bernard
Ouellette, Raymonde Parenteau, Pauline Petroff, Raul Pumber, Doug
Price, Pat Price, Hélène Rouisse, Tony Sledge, Tony
Street, Joan Thorpe and Suzanne Valiquette.
The Board of Directors wishes to thank all the members who participated in our activities.
one liner + jokes
The good is when you do bad things for bad people.
My neighbor is a real Genie. Whenever I open a bottle, he comes to me.
Alcohol does not solve problems. But neither does milk.
has been guiding his people through the desert for 40 years. Looks like
even at those times men were unwilling to ask for directions.
When you break the law, you pay fines, but when you don't - you pay taxes.
THE NEXT WEB SITE
next Web site update is scheduled on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017.
the most recent update of the Pensioner’s Directory, it does now
include a total of: 894 persons.
If you know pensioners that are not listed in the
Pensioners’ Directory, please tell them to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
or to call Jean-Paul Joanisse at (514) 603-3108 in order to get their
If you want to be removed from the pensioners' directory, please send an e-mail to email@example.com
an artist among us
Mark Guilbeault latest
sculpture project. Antiqued basswood set on Brazilian brown soapstone.
There's no actual subject in this piece, it is simply a study of
organic and fluid shapes he sketched a while back.
the advent of Web and e-commerce development, the bargain hunter should
move from one shop to another, with all the irritants that includes:
fuel costs becoming more expensive, finding parking, cold weather or
rain, to elbow with hordes of consumers, etc.. Today, nothing more
simple: we open our web browser, visit few sites, you complete the
transaction with your credit card and bingo the purchase is completed!
study by the magazine Protegez-Vous (March 2011), they compared 11
shopping engines on the Web (price comparison). The best Canadian price
comparison sites are (in order of priority):
comparators: 5 tips for shopping
increase your chances of finding the best price, use at least three
prices vary from day to day and week to week, visit these sites a few
times and be patient! Historic prices should help you determine if it
is a good time to buy.
prices that you find by shopping on the Web always accurate. Click on
the links to see if they are the same on the websites of retailers.
are not displayed by the comparators, do not forget to include shipping
costs and customs duties. Many merchants allow you to obtain this
information by entering your zip code. In some cases, you must complete
before the command to know the shipping costs.
making a transaction, check whether the site is secure. The address
should begin with <<https>> and a padlock
should appear on the navigation bar.
NEW TRAVELLING SECTION:
In order to help you to better plan your
travelling (By car, by plane or by ship), I did create a new
will find the following information:
suppliers offering low prices on the internet..
gas price offered in Canada and USA.
for information related to passport.
(what you need to know), etc
Independant cruise survey
For your information, as a pensioner, you are
entitle to some benefits. This may be different from one pensioner to
I did retire, I was inform that I had a maximum total amount for the
reimbursement of my medication and health services. I recently learned
that by calling directly Manuvie at 1 800 268-6195, they will give you
your up to date cumulative amount that they have paid for your
you did lost or you can not find your benefits brochure that you got
when you retired, you can get a copy by calling YPG (Benefits at
retirement) at 1 800 417-2114 and they will send it to you by mail.
FREE INVENTORY SERVICES
is not frequent that we have the misfortune to be rubbed or the house
goes in flame.
However if this happen, do you have a complete inventory of your
Heartburn of your home.
did found a Web site which offer this service FREE of charge and they
are recommended by the Metro newspaper who indicate that this service
is also secure. For more detail, please refer to the following Web
REAL TELEPHONE SCAM (By Jan Rogers):
Jan Rogers inform us about a real telephone
scam confirmed by 2 serious Web site (Snopes and Hoax busters). For
detail information, please click on the following link:
you to all pensioners who did send their authorization form
regarding the supply of your personal information to YPPG
In order to get the most complete electronic
directory, for those who did not send their form, please send it as
soon as possible.
Click on the following link in order to get
the authorization form: Mailing
PENSIONERS, THIS IS YOUR WEB SITE.
For the interest
of all pensioners, if you whish to submit an article
with or without pictures about pensioner’s happening on this Web site,
please make sure that you send the information to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, at least 3 working days before
the next update of the Web site.
This Web site exists because of their
contribution. Thank you.
(Click on their logo in order to access their
Cell: 514 234-5225
Tel: 514 603-3108
We also take the opportunity to say thank you
the following persons who did gather Yellow Pages retirees (TD
& BAI), in order to create the Yellow Pages Pensioners’ Group:
Jan Rogers, Dianne Stix, Ted
Colavita, Roger Lesiège and Jean Séguin.