Families, Parenting and Children

Published on Fri, 08/28/2015 by RBC Insurance

Be sure to pack your insurance before heading off to school this fall

Be sure to pack your insurance before heading off to school this fall

For parents and post-secondary students making final arrangements to return to school this fall, there are a lot of things to think about. For those students who are living on their own for the first time, the “to-do” list seems to be never-ending. One item that many people overlook is the need for insurance.

Published on Wed, 08/12/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Youth making differences

Youth making differences

The UN General Assembly is calling for the youth of the world to have a place in charting the course towards healthier communities as part of International Youth Day, celebrated on August 12 this year.

As family members, guardians, mentors, teachers or peers, how can we be role models? How can we create opportunities for young people to get personally involved in charting a better future?

At the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we believe in building opportunities for Canadians of all ages to connect with and care for our natural places.

Published on Tue, 07/14/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Summer holidays shouldn’t be a holiday from learning

Summer holidays shouldn’t be a holiday from learning

Fun activities from HSBC Family Literacy First keep skills sharp while school is out!

Published on Mon, 06/22/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Communities Continue to Show Support for Children’s Farm Safety Education

Communities Continue to Show Support for Children’s Farm Safety Education

CASA encourages communities to host a 2016 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day®

Winnipeg, MB, June 22, 2015: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 10,000 Canadian children and participants have already taken part in a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® event in 2015. In addition to the 46 Safety Days already held, there are 27 Safety Days planned to take place later this year.  

Published on Thu, 06/18/2015 by Ontario Stroke Network

OSN Stroke Report Cards identify top LHIN performers; most display positive progress

OSN Stroke Report Cards identify top LHIN performers; most display positive progress

OSN Stroke Report Cards identify top LHIN performers; most display positive progress

Provincial report card shows significant improvement in 12 of 16 indicators

Published on Tue, 06/16/2015 by RBC Insurance

Olympian offers water safety tips

Olympian offers water safety tips

Martha McCabe spends hundreds of hours in the water each year.

She is one of the world's fastest swimmers.

Yet despite international success in the pool, the Canadian Olympian still respects the danger water can bring.

Published on Mon, 05/04/2015 by HIPPY Canada

HER EXCELLENCY SHARON JOHNSTON RECEIVES ONE OF TWO “BECAUSE MOTHERS MATTER” AWARDS FROM HIPPY CANADA

HER EXCELLENCY SHARON JOHNSTON RECEIVES ONE OF TWO “BECAUSE MOTHERS MATTER” AWARDS FROM HIPPY CANADA

May 4, 2015

OTTAWA - Home Instruction Program for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Canada, is celebrating fifteen years of serving more than 6,500 low-income newcomer and Aboriginal mothers and to celebrate this milestone an inaugural “BECAUSE MOTHERS MATTER” award has been established.

Published on Tue, 04/28/2015 by RBC Insurance

Protect your Home and Family against Extreme Weather

Protect your Home and Family against Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events are on the rise in Canada with heavy rainfalls, severe snowstorms, ice storms and floods increasing in prevalence and intensity across the country. Weather events that used to occur every 40 years are now happening every 6 years in some regions. While a recent RBC study highlights that Canadians feel prepared to deal with emergencies, they are not taking enough precautionary steps to protect their homes.
 

Published on Thu, 04/16/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Prestigious Community Literacy Award now Open for submissions

Prestigious Community Literacy Award now Open for submissions

Event Information

04/16/2015
05/29/2015
Ontario

Toronto (April 16, 2015) – ABC Life Literacy Canada is delighted to launch the 2015 Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of community literacy.

Published on Thu, 04/16/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Lend a hand to nature this Earth Day

Lend a hand to nature this Earth Day

It’s April: a time when the sun shines a little brighter, birds chip louder and all around there’s a good vibe emanating from nature. With Earth Day (April 22) just around the corner, there are many ways to celebrate, give back and lend a hand to nature.

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