Families, Parenting and Children

Published on Thu, 06/21/2018 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

CASA Celebrates 16 Years of Keeping Rural Youth Safe with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation

CASA Celebrates 16 Years of Keeping Rural Youth Safe with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation

Winnipeg, MB, June 21, 2018: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to celebrate its 16th year of partnership with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) supporting rural youth health and safety through Progressive Agriculture Safety Days®.

Published on Thu, 06/21/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Nature Conservancy of Canada offers national challenge for Canadians

Nature Conservancy of Canada offers national challenge for Canadians

As summer approaches and people look for things to do over the coming weeks, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is offering fun ideas that help out nature.

Our individual actions can have big impacts and NCC has launched its second annual cross-country Small Acts of Conservation challenge. It consists of a checklist of small-scale, individual actions that will benefit people and communities along with wildlife and their habitats.

Published on Thu, 06/21/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Empowering Indigenous Peoples through Money Matters financial literacy program

Empowering Indigenous Peoples through Money Matters financial literacy program

On Thursday June 21st the summer solstice sun will rise on National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day for all Canadians to celebrate the culture and ongoing contributions of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit to the intricate fabric of our country.

Published on Thu, 06/21/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with Money Matters for Indigenous Peoples

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with Money Matters for Indigenous Peoples

(Toronto, ON – June 21, 2018)  As the sun rises on the longest day of the year ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) joins Canadians across the country in celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and the many contributions of our country’s Indigenous Peoples.

Published on Tue, 04/17/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family literacy program reaches Canadians in five first languages with new website and activities

Family literacy program reaches Canadians in five first languages with new website and activities

[TORONTO] -- ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) is proud to announce the new and improved HSBC Family Literacy First website — www.familyliteracyfirst.ca — now with access to over 50 downloadable family learning activities.

Published on Sat, 04/07/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Volunteer ideas for nature lovers

Volunteer ideas for nature lovers

National Volunteer Week, April 15 to 21, 2018, is the perfect time to lend a hand in your community.

National Volunteer Week, April 15 to 21, is the perfect time to lend a hand in your community. With spring finally here, why not take advantage of the more comfortable temperatures and volunteer outdoors? There are many nature conservation volunteer opportunities where you can get some fresh air, meet others with similar interests and explore new areas, all while protecting nature and wildlife.

Published on Thu, 01/25/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Canadian Families Learn Together for the Largest Family Literacy Celebration in Canada on Family Literacy Day

Canadian Families Learn Together for the Largest Family Literacy Celebration in Canada on Family Literacy Day

Published on Wed, 01/17/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Q&A with Family Literacy Day Honourary Chair Barbara Reid

Q&A with Family Literacy Day Honourary Chair Barbara Reid

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family.

Published on Tue, 01/16/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Make a pledge to nature this year

Make a pledge to nature this year

If you didn't make any New Year’s resolutions, if you’ve given up on the ones you made or if you want to add more to your list, make it a goal this year to devote yourself to nature. Getting out into nature is great for your health, learning about nature expands your knowledge and helping conserve natural areas and the species that live in them is vital to our planet’s health. Here are some ideas on how you can appreciate and give back to nature in 2018:

Published on Tue, 01/09/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Ring in the New Year by improving your financial literacy

Ring in the New Year by improving your financial literacy

The New Year is a time for new beginnings and resolutions, and one of the best resolutions you can make for yourself and your family is to become more financially literate. Financial literacy is having the skills and confidence to set financial goals and achieve them using the tools and resources that are available to you. ABC Life Literacy Canada has created a variety of free resources for all Canadians as well as those new to Canada, such as Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians. ABC recommends the following financial literacy tips to start the New Year:

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