Families, Parenting and Children

Published on Fri, 03/04/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Brings Launch Events to the Niagara Region

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Brings Launch Events to the Niagara Region

This Year, Be an AgSafe Family by Keeping Kids Safe

Vineland Station, ON, March 4, 2016: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and presenting sponsor, Farm Credit Canada are pleased to announce the launch of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) in Vineland Station, Ontario this year.

Published on Wed, 02/10/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

You think your relatives are wild? Take a look at nature's own families

You think your relatives are wild? Take a look at nature's own families

You think your relatives are wild? Take a look at nature’s own families

This Lunar Year is the Year of the Monkey. With Family Day coming up, what better way to share facts about the Chinese emblem than with your own tribe?

Published on Thu, 01/07/2016 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Tips for Any Day!

Family Literacy Tips for Any Day!

Spending just 15 minutes a day doing literacy activities will improve your
children’s skills dramatically, as well as your own. Here are some fun and easy
daily activities from ABC Life Literacy Canada:

Published on Wed, 12/09/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Barbara Reid, award-winning Canadian author and illustrator, is named Honourary Chair of Family Literacy Day 2016!

Barbara Reid, award-winning Canadian author and illustrator, is named Honourary Chair of Family Literacy Day 2016!

December 9, 2015 – (Toronto, ON)  Each year January 27th marks Family Literacy Day in Canada. This annual celebration of families learning together happens in schools, libraries, learning centres and homes from coast to coast to coast. Created by ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) in 1999, Family Literacy Day also presents the opportunity for organizations to raise awareness around the importance of reading and engaging in literacy activities as a family.

Published on Tue, 12/08/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Family Literacy Tweet Chat

Family Literacy Tweet Chat

Event Information

12/10/2015 @ 1:00
12/10/2015
Ontario

Thursday December 10

1:00-2:00 pm (Eastern)

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, ABC Life Literacy Canada is Hosting a Family Literacy Tweet Chat.

This event may be of interest to reporters writing about Family Literacy Day, or to newspapers that are considering planning or supporting an event.

Published on Thu, 11/19/2015 by Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada Ensures “No One Left Behind”

Scouts Canada Ensures “No One Left Behind”

Matte Article: 184 Words

Do you know a family that needs a little extra help this holiday season?

Scouts Canada has a program called No One Left Behind that helps reduce the economic barriers to participation by subsidizing membership fees and related costs such as uniforms, program equipment and activities, for youth whose families are experiencing financial hardships.

Published on Mon, 09/28/2015 by Universities Canada

New knowledge and fresh thinking: Businesses can’t afford to miss the student talent advantage

New knowledge and fresh thinking: Businesses can’t afford to miss the student talent advantage

By Paul Davidson
President, Universities Canada

Young people across Canada recently headed off to university for the fall semester. Those of us a little older may feel a twinge of envy, as we remember our own time on leafy campuses in September. But in fact their experience is quite unlike ours. More than ever before, these students are learning by doing.

Published on Mon, 09/21/2015 by Universities Canada

We ignore the liberal arts at our peril

We ignore the liberal arts at our peril

By Alan Wildeman

Who would have thought it would come to this.  Academics around the world are having to explain why there is value in studying history, English, philosophy, psychology, creative arts and the other subjects that collectively make up what we loosely refer to as the liberal arts, or the humanities and social sciences.  It is the equivalent of masons having to justify mortar and plumbers having to justify pipes.

Published on Tue, 09/08/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Fall into Nature with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Fall into Nature with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Even with summer coming to an end and the new school year approaching, there are many reasons to keep getting outside. Every part of Canada has so much to offer. From Vancouver Island to Newfoundland there are countless nature destinations close to home. Who says the fun has to stop in September?

Canadians have an opportunity to be heard on the issue of physician-assisted dying

Canadians have an opportunity to be heard on the issue of physician-assisted dying

August 28 2015 — Ottawa — The External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada is pleased to announce the launch of its online questionnaire that will gather input from Canadians on the very important subject of physician-assisted dying in Canada.

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