Families, Parenting and Children

Published on Wed, 06/12/2019 by Procter & Gamble

Pampers Announces Commitment to Provide 5,000 Baby Changing Tables for Installation in Public Restrooms

Pampers Announces Commitment to Provide 5,000 Baby Changing Tables for Installation in Public Restrooms

Donte Palmer, John Legend and Pampers join forces to drive changing table equality after survey reveals 90% of dads have gone into a men’s public restroom that has not had a baby changing table

CINCINNATI, Ohio — /COMMUNITYWIRE/ — Picture this … dad is out and about, enjoying quality time with his baby and the inevitable hits

Published on Mon, 06/10/2019 by Scouts Canada

A Scout’s Guide to the Ultimate Summer Camping Trip

A Scout’s Guide to the Ultimate Summer Camping Trip

High-resolution photos can be downloaded here.

27ºC. That’s the perfect temperature for summer camping according to Scouts – Canada’s youngest outdoor experts. So, go check the thermometer. It’s time to answer the call of the wilderness!

Published on Mon, 06/03/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

New family financial literacy resources encourage families to openly discuss money

New family financial literacy resources encourage families to openly discuss money

"Helping kids set good habits from a young age and acting as a role model with money is vital to improving children’s confidence and success in financial literacy."

BRAMPTON, Ontario, June 3, 2019 – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) is pleased to announce that its HSBC Family Literacy First program has been renewed with a new focus on family financial literacy. ABC will design three new “Numbers & Cents” family financial literacy modules, all of which will be available in English, French and Simplified Chinese.

Published on Thu, 03/28/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Connecting tech-savvy youths with adult learners

Connecting tech-savvy youths with adult learners

It would seem that connecting tech-savvy Canadians with those who could learn from their digital know-how could benefit both the teacher and the learner.

Many young Canadians have grown up with technology as a constant in their lives. They’ve always had the Internet at their fingertips; mobile devices and tablets always on-hand to be kept up-to-date on the latest news. For these Canadians, the rapidly changing demands of technology are expected and exciting, with the introduction of new devices promising to make everyday tasks easier and quicker.

Published on Thu, 03/28/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Youths teach digital literacy to Adult Learners

Youths teach digital literacy to Adult Learners

"Youth Teaching Adults will bring together youth tutors and adult learners for a rewarding intergenerational learning experience where both the tutor and adult will build confidence and skills."

TORONTO, March 28, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – In the age of rapidly changing technology, it can be difficult to keep up. While some Canadians thrive on new digital devices and technology, others find it confusing and daunting. How do we connect tech-savvy individuals with those who could benefit the most from their knowledge? Introducing: Youth Teaching Adults.

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

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