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Strap On Your Helmet: Family Biking 101

Strap On Your Helmet: Family Biking 101

By Abby Quillen Biking is an unbeatable way to get around town. With the annual cost of car ownership and maintenance estimated at $8,698 a year, traveling by bike can save families big bucks.1 It’s also associated with better overall ...

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How To Get Your Kids Geared Up For Camping

How To Get Your Kids Geared Up For Camping

Did you know that a whopping 62% of Canadians say they are planning to camp this summer? No wonder. Enthusiasts insist that vacations in the great outdoors are a great way to make memories that will last a lifetime even ...

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How To Grow A Great Big Graduation Nation

How To Grow A Great Big Graduation Nation

Each year, thousands of Canadians drop out of high school and this number is especially high for youth in low-income communities. Although the average high school dropout rate is low (7 to 13 per cent), this number skyrockets to up ...

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Keep Your Child’s Vaccinations Up-to-date

Keep Your Child’s Vaccinations Up-to-date

(NC) As part of National Immunization Awareness Week which runs April 25th to the 29th, Ontario’s public health doctor is reminding parents to keep their children’s vaccinations current. “Delaying or refusing certain vaccines increases the risk of disease,” says Dr. ...

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4 Ways For Parents To Stop Cyberbullying

4 Ways For Parents To Stop Cyberbullying

(NC) Did you know that 42 per cent of Canadian youth have been targets of cyberbullying? A joint study by child safety organizations MediaSmarts, PrevNet, and Telus also found that 60 per cent of youth online have witnessed bullying attacks. ...

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Make Family Time An Active Affair

Make Family Time An Active Affair

(NC) Setting a regular night for a family dinner is a great way to stay connected. However, if you and your children are spending too much time on screens, scheduling a weekly family physical activity is an equally effective way ...

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How Education Changes Lives

How Education Changes Lives

(NC) Education is one of the most important investments a county can make both in its people and its future. Not only does it give people critical skills and tools to better provide for themselves and create opportunities for a ...

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