Shannon M. Nelson
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Shannon Nelson is a mature yet puerile Canadian broadcaster in exile in her own country while she waits for a visa to move to the United States to marry her American sweetheart.

Shannon has hosted hundreds of in depth, on camera interviews with politicians, musicians, and athletes for the Biography Channel, and she was also the host of The Shannon Nelson Show on talk station CFUN 1410 radio for five years. Before that she was co-host of CBC Television’s national daytime interview program, In The Company of Women with Charmaine Crooks and Maria La Rose, and while her kids were growing up she wrote a funny and popular weekly column on family life for the North Shore News.

Shannon is currently living in Comox, BC with her black lab, Frankie, until the USA allows her to return.

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The Advantages of Being Employed By Your Adult Children

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2014 | 2:46 PM

There's a well known cycle of family business: the first generation makes it, the second generation spends it, and the third generation blows it. Naturally there are exceptions, but 70 per cent of family businesses never even make it to the second generation, let alone the third. And I've got...

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Dick Cheney Could Be My New BFF

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2011 | 12:17 PM

Okay, I know I'm a little late out of the gate for this revelation about the 46th vice president of the United States of America, but Dick Cheney's new book In My Time is still fresh off the presses, and I feel compelled to write about him. Now lest you...

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How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner

(2) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 11:31 AM

As Thanksgiving weekend is upon us, I would like to share a few tips with you regarding how to have a successful turkey dinner for the holiday.

Anyone who has done it knows that cooking a turkey for a diverse extended family is not entirely without its problems. But there...

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A Baby Boomer's Tale of Online Dating

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2011 | 9:37 AM

It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that online dating has totally taken off in the last 10 years. I read recently that one in five are currently in a relationship with someone they met online, and 17 per cent of couples that got married in the...

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The Heartbreak of Separation

(37) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 3:04 PM

I had a nice family once... a good husband, healthy, happy children, a home, dogs, and a cat.

I had everything, or so I thought. And then one day I discovered that I really didn't have everything. That what I thought was a safe, secure home was no longer. The...

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