Families, Parenting and Children

Published on Mon, 03/11/2019 by Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada

Media Advisory: Legendary Rock Band FOREIGNER to Visit Shriners Hospitals for Children® ─ Canada on Tuesday, March 12th

Media Advisory: Legendary Rock Band FOREIGNER to Visit Shriners Hospitals for Children® ─ Canada on Tuesday, March 12th

Event Information

03/12/2019 @ 1:00 PM
Montreal, Quebec

FOREIGNER Has A Long-Standing Relationship with Shriners Hospitals for Children®, and Recently Donated a Special Version of its Classic Song “I Want To Know What Love Is” with a Choir Featuring Shriners Hospitals for Children Patients

Published on Thu, 01/24/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Canadian Families Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Family Literacy Day

Canadian Families Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Family Literacy Day

TORONTO, January 24, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - How will you celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27? That’s the question ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has been asking families, community organizations, schools, libraries, and learning centres coast-to-coast-to-coast in the lead up to the 20th Anniversary of this annual event.

Published on Mon, 01/21/2019 by Scouts Canada

Take Winter Adventures to the Next Level with Scouts Canada’s Ultimate Camping Hacks

Take Winter Adventures to the Next Level with Scouts Canada’s Ultimate Camping Hacks

Winter and camping, an oxymoron? Or the ultimate outdoor adventure? The experts at Scouts Canada agree with the latter!

Picture this, you’ve just set up camp and have a warm fire roaring, when white billows of snow begin to fall around you. There’s nothing more Canadian than winter camping, but of course, warmth, comfort, and safety should be top of mind before planning your next (or first) camping venture in cold temperatures.

Published on Fri, 12/28/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Day is January 27

Family Literacy Day is January 27

We're counting down to the 20th anniversary of Family Literacy Day (FLD) on January 27! In celebration of this milestone, families are encouraged to "Take 20" minutes to make learning together part of their everyday. Download the following free resources to support your FLD activities.

Published on Fri, 11/30/2018 by HBC Foundation

HBC Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund to Support the Jed Foundation in Improving College Student Mental Health

HBC Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund to Support the Jed Foundation in Improving College Student Mental Health

Fund will benefit over half a million young adults

First grant awarded to Tufts University at New York Times Get With The Times Event

Published on Fri, 11/16/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Three ways to get closer to nature

Three ways to get closer to nature

Canadians are more disconnected from nature than ever before. We spend more and more of our time indoors, and a large per cent of us live in an urban setting away from large natural areas.

We’re losing touch with the natural world, one that needs our help to stop and reverse the damage left by development and climate change.

Published on Thu, 10/25/2018 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Invest in Your Financial Well-Being with Money Matters

Invest in Your Financial Well-Being with Money Matters

Toronto, ON - October 25, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - November is Financial Literacy Month and this year’s theme is “Invest in your financial well-being”. The goal of Financial Literacy Month is to encourage Canadians to take control of their finances and reduce financial stress. Money Matters, ABC Life Literacy Canada’s suite of money management workshops and tools are designed to do exactly that.

Published on Tue, 10/23/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Demystifying spooky species this Halloween

Demystifying spooky species this Halloween

By Wendy Ho, Content Coordinator, Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC)

Why do some species spook us more than others? Some say it is an evolutionary adaptation, some say it is an irrational fear, while still others say that is because some (like spiders) are always shrouded in myths.

If you’re not a fan of spiders, read on below to learn more about a few common spooky species, and turn your perception of them from awful to awesome.

Published on Mon, 10/15/2018 by Scouts Canada

Find Inspiration in Nature with 5 Beautiful Fall Hikes Recommended by Scouts Canada, the Outdoor Experts

Find Inspiration in Nature with 5 Beautiful Fall Hikes Recommended by Scouts Canada, the Outdoor Experts

The young outdoor experts at Scouts Canada are always going on adventures in search of perfect spots to set up camp, observe wildlife, and take in stunning views. One of the most beautiful seasons to experience the great outdoors is in the fall when the temperatures are moderately cool, and the leaves begin to change into bright amber hues.

Published on Fri, 10/05/2018 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week 2018 Op-Ed: Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week in Canada is October 1 to 7, 2018

Let’s send a message—to businesses, to government, to journalists across Canada—that #NewspapersMatter #NowMoreThanEver.

By Steve Nixon, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association
I am very concerned. You should be, too.

Recently, I read some statistics on how Canadians are navigating their way through the whole “Fake News” issue.

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