Keeping the Memory of a Canadian Tradition 1919 – 2009

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Lifestyles

Thirsty For Health? The surprising ways water transforms our wellness

The farm had its own spring. “Gushing out of the ground was this beautiful water,” recalls Shotyk. A cup hung near the spring. “You could drink the water as it came out. I was absolutely...

Active Indoor Boredom Busters From a mom who’s been there

When kids are stuck inside, it’s difficult to keep them amused and active. Try some of these boredom busters that quash the dreaded cries of “I’m bored” and boost the body and mind at the...

The Magic of Dance The love of movement and music

As ancient as fire, dance has always been a part of human culture. It’s at the core of rituals and celebrations all over the globe. Everyone can benefit from experiencing the heartbeat of dance,...

U.S. Workplace Safety Tips

It is the managers and supervisors job to ensure that your workplace is safe. If you are in charge of your workplaces safety and health than there are steps that need to be taken daily to guarantee...

Help For Holiday Overindulgence

Distracted in the middle of a loud, crowded holiday party, I looked down at my plate and saw an enormous pile of shrimp tails and assorted paper chocolate wrappers. “Stop putting things on my...

Spread Holiday Joy—Not Seasonal Germs

The holiday season is a chance for us to spend time with friends and family, but it can also be a time of busyness and stress. How do you make it through the holidays without getting sick? Here are...

So Long, Screen

Are screens dominating your family time? These creative ideas (from a mom who’s tried them!) will help you reclaim screen-free time. Our tips will also help you make the most out of screen time...

Back to Fitness School

Back-to-school season—it’s not just for kids. This fall, our classroom is the gym, and our homework is washing sweaty laundry. New types of fitness classes are opening in gyms across Canada. Here...

Go to the Market

Bring the kids food shopping at the farmers’ market for an opportunity to learn about where fresh food comes from, how it’s grown, and what it takes to cook a nutritious dinner (they actually...

Grow Kids’ Appreciation for Local Food – Additional Resources

Want to learn more?  There are so many opportunities to get involved with youth-focused farm and garden programs. Here are just a few examples across Canada that could use your support or provide...