Lifestyles

Published on Thu, 09/24/2009 by Canadian Cancer Society

Finally, a fundraiser that fits your busy lifestyle!

Finally, a fundraiser that fits your busy lifestyle!

When was the last time you got together with the girls? Last week? Last year? Want a good excuse to take back time for yourself and re-connect with girls you haven't spent quality time with since that pot-luck two years ago or New Year's Eve 1999?

Why not spend a Girls Night In!

The Canadian Cancer Society in Ontario has launched Girls Night In (www.GirlsNightInForCancer.ca), a fun and flexible fundraising program that can turn any kind of get-together into an opportunity to support research into cancers that affect women.

Published on Mon, 08/17/2009 by Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA)

A Healthier You in 15 minutes

A Healthier You in 15 minutes

Everyone knows that being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle but finding the time to fit a workout into our hectic schedules can be a challenge. The key is to establish a healthy habit, and Ontario chiropractors believe that it's okay to start small — with a focused 15 minutes of physical activity each day.

Published on Wed, 08/05/2009 by World Vision Canada

Five simple time savers when planning your wedding

Five simple time savers when planning your wedding

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The venue. The photographer. The cake. The dress. There are so many things newly engaged brides have to worry about. Wedding planning can be the most stressful time in a bride's life, especially when she already has a jam packed schedule with day to day things. Here are a few time saving ideas that will help plan your perfect wedding day and give you time to enjoy the process.

Published on Thu, 06/18/2009 by Royal LePage

Canadians Pursue Cottage Ownership as the Summer Season Begins

Canadians Pursue Cottage Ownership as the Summer Season Begins

According to recent findings in the 2009 Royal LePage Recreational Property Report, Canadians are still eager to pursue their dreams of owning a recreational property despite the economic downturn.

The report indicated that 55 per cent of Canadians said they would be willing to make compromises to their financial or lifestyle habits, such as purchasing a property with family, renting out their cottage, making a cottage their primary residence, buying a fixer-upper or moving into a smaller principle home, in order to own a cottage.

Published on Tue, 06/02/2009 by 3M Canada

Work with your workspace

Work with your workspace

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Many people work in cubicles, but few take time to customize them.

"It's natural to want to adapt to your surroundings, but sometimes you need to take a stand and adapt your environment to you," said Sherry Browne, ergonomics specialist, 3M Canada. "Many people spend as much time at work as they do at home. Making both places feel more personal and functional are logical wants and needs."

Before transforming your workspace into something fabulous, consider the following:

Published on Fri, 05/01/2009 by Canada Post

No bites... Canada Post reminds Canadians of their dog duties

No bites... Canada Post reminds Canadians of their dog duties

Windsor (May 1, 2009) – Imagine a regular day at work where you need to deliver a file to a colleague across the office. As you turn the corner to enter your colleague's cubicle, you're faced with a dog clearly looking to defend his family and property. You know taking one step could trigger an attack, yet you need to deliver the file—there's work to be done. A scenario most of us aren't likely to encounter, unless you are one of the men and women who deliver Canada's mail.

Published on Fri, 03/20/2009 by Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary

Toronto community unites at Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary's Yoga in Motion event

Toronto community unites at Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary's Yoga in Motion event

Vanessa Ferrone and Sandy Braz are only 28 years old, but they have each faced breast cancer.

Ferrone had a scare last year when she found a lump in her breast (it didn't turn out to be cancer), and Braz's mother bravely battled breast cancer six years ago and won.

Published on Tue, 03/03/2009 by World Vision Canada

From Bonavista to Vancouver Island: Canadian teens apply for World Vision Youth Ambassador program

From Bonavista to Vancouver Island: Canadian teens apply for World Vision Youth Ambassador program

Six remarkable youth to be selected to travel to Tanzania as global advocates

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. (March 3, 2009) – With less than a month to go, hundreds of Canadian youth are getting ready to submit their applications in the hope of becoming a World Vision Youth Ambassador, a youth exchange program that teaches young Canadians how to make tangible differences for their peers in developing countries.

Published on Mon, 03/02/2009 by Canadian Virtual Hospice

Website helps Canadians facing end-of-life concerns

Website helps Canadians facing end-of-life concerns

"My elderly father was terminally ill but he didn't understand what was wrong with him...he would get depressed ... I was searching for answers to try and help him..." – Christine, caregiver

Supporting someone's terminal illness can be one of the most significant experiences of our lives, providing both challenges and some of life's most meaningful moments. During this complex time, many Canadians simply don’t know where to turn for help.

Published on Tue, 01/06/2009 by High View Communications

Company Offers Canadian Veterans New Business Opportunity

Company Offers Canadian Veterans New Business Opportunity

By Monica Carty

To thank Canadian military veterans for their efforts to keep Canada safe, Little Caesars Pizza has created a business opportunity for veterans who are looking to transition to civilian life or to start a new career altogether.

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