Families, Parenting and Children

Published on Thu, 06/25/2020 by Bayshore Healthcare

In-Home Seniors Healthcare Is The Safer Alternative Especially During COVID-19 Pandemic

In-Home Seniors Healthcare Is The Safer Alternative Especially During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statistics show dramatically lower COVID-19 cases for persons receiving healthcare in their own homes

"Our seniors deserve the dignity of staying in their own homes with excellent reliable care. Tragically, COVID-19 has proven that home care isn’t just a better experience, with this disease, it has vastly better health outcomes."

TORONTO, June 25, 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— COVID-19 has no doubt taken a toll on society and the way Canadians live but no other demographic has been harder hit than those over 75 years, our seniors.

Published on Tue, 06/23/2020 by Prosper Canada

New Financial Relief Navigator offers Canadians one stop COVID-19 benefits and relief information

New Financial Relief Navigator offers Canadians one stop COVID-19 benefits and relief information

A clear, easy-to-follow resource featuring COVID-19 relief measures from governments, banks, credit unions, and utility, internet and telecom providers

Canadians can increase their income and reduce expenses during the crisis through this user-friendly resource that identifies COVID-19 benefits and relief measures they may be eligible for.

TORONTO, June 23, 2020 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Today, Prosper Canada announced the launch of the Financial Relief Navigator (FRN), a bilingual one-stop portal where Canadians can access critical COVID-19 emergency benefits and financial relief from governments, financial institutions, util

Published on Thu, 06/18/2020 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

New workbook helps families learn about money together

New workbook helps families learn about money together

“With families spending more time together these days, this is a perfect time to come together to grow your numeracy and financial literacy skills.”

TORONTO, June 18, 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— ABC Life Literacy Canada has just released a new workbook from its HSBC Family Literacy First program. The workbook, entitled New Neighbours is part of the Numbers & Cents series that focus on family financial literacy. The workbook is available in English, French and Simplified Chinese.

Published on Wed, 06/17/2020 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Keeping Kids Safe on the Farm as Important as Ever

Keeping Kids Safe on the Farm as Important as Ever

Communities are encouraged to complete applications to host a 2021 Safety Day Event.

In lieu of in-person Safety Days, both the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) have made available resources for rural children.

WINNIPEG, MB, June 17, 2020 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Since 2002, more than 157,000 children have participated in Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events in Canada. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has been working with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) to support volunteers that host these community-based Safety Days.

Published on Tue, 04/21/2020 by Scouts Canada

Give Back to the Community While Physical Distancing with At-Home Activities from Scouts Canada

Give Back to the Community While Physical Distancing with At-Home Activities from Scouts Canada

Each week, Scouts Canada is sharing a new list of tips and activities that Scouts and non-Scouts can put into play at home or online. Here are eight inspiring examples of community-focused efforts Canadians can take on to help those in need.

Click here to download photos. Photo credit: Images courtesy of Heather Roney.

Published on Wed, 04/08/2020 by Kabo Fresh Dog Food

Kabo Launches Kabo Health, A Free Virtual Vet Clinic for Canadian Pet Parents

Kabo Launches Kabo Health, A Free Virtual Vet Clinic for Canadian Pet Parents

“Connecting pet parents with licensed veterinarians from the safety of their homes is simply the right thing to do”

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- Kabo Fresh Dog Food, the largest direct-to-consumer fresh dog food brand in Canada, will provide cat and dog owners in Canada the ability to book online veterinary consultations free of charge, to ensure safe and accessible healthcare for pets.

Published on Thu, 03/19/2020 by Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada

Safety in Schools Awards 100,000th Workplace Safety Training Certificate Through High School Program

Safety in Schools Awards 100,000th Workplace Safety Training Certificate Through High School Program

With its founding partners – ComplyWorks Ltd. and SWIFT Learning, Safety in Schools was able to provide the infrastructure and support needed to successfully launch and run the safety education and training program within the high school curriculum.

CALGARY, Alberta —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Safety in Schools, a Calgary-based non-profit organization, announced today they have awarded their 100,000th workplace safety certificate, reaching a huge milestone within high schools across Western Canada and confirming their commitment to the education and safety of young workers.

Published on Thu, 03/19/2020 by The Mindful Boomer

The Boomer Generation is coming into its dying time. But in a death-phobic society, where to go for answers?

The Boomer Generation is coming into its dying time. But in a death-phobic society, where to go for answers?

TORONTO, Ontario —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Boomer Generation is coming into its dying time. But in a death-phobic society, what to do with the discomfort that often arises?

Psychotherapist Nancy Leach has some suggestions to help navigate the issue no one wants to talk about.

Published on Tue, 02/11/2020 by BioTalent Canada

Youth Facing Challenges to Employment in Biotech Get Help via New Wage Subsidy

Youth Facing Challenges to Employment in Biotech Get Help via New Wage Subsidy

New BioTalent Canada wage subsidy will help youth gain employment in Canada’s bio-economy.

OTTAWA, Ontario --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- Today, BioTalent Canada announced a new wage subsidy program to help youth facing challenges to employment gain valuable experience in Canada’s growing bio-economy. The program, known as “Career Starter,” will provide $1.87 million to help youth at risk of disconnecting from the bio-economy workforce, or who represent a demographic facing barriers to employment, such as: Canadians with a disability, Indigenous, visible minority, or a member of the LGBTQ2+ community.

Published on Wed, 01/22/2020 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Families, libraries and literacy organizations among groups set to celebrate Family Literacy Day

Families, libraries and literacy organizations among groups set to celebrate Family Literacy Day

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- Family Literacy Day is taking place on January 27th and hundreds of groups across the country are preparing to celebrate the annual initiative. Created in 1999 by ABC Life Literacy Canada, Family Literacy Day is now in its 21st year and aims to encourage reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Each year, groups across the country take part by hosting events that include fun-filled learning activities.

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