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The winter weather predictions are in and although the consensus is that this winter will be milder than the Ontario average, which includes periods of -30°C, it may not be anything like the snowless winter we had last year. As the snow begins to sweep through the province – likely later this month – it […] Read More

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Deemed one of winter’s harshest side effects, the flu affects thousands of Canadians every year. Highly contagious, the flu can lead to hospitalization and even death. Every year, influenza causes an average of 20,000 hospitalizations and 4,000 deaths. Receiving a flu shot is recognized as one of the best ways to prevent you and your […] Read More

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Preparing for Halloween is just like getting ready for any other holiday, and with less than a month to go it’ll be here before you know it. While you may not have to make a big fancy meal, there is still a lot to do to get prepared. If you start now, you will be […] Read More

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It’s hard to believe that summer is nearing its end. For many parents, this time of year is about getting children organized and prepared to go back-to-school. While returning to school can be an exciting time for the entire family, it doesn’t come without a little bit of stress and anxiety. To help ease the […] Read More

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The long weekend is finally here and all that stands in the way of you and your long weekend destination is the trip itself. Unfortunately, many others in Ontario seem to have the same plan. The traffic quickly becomes terrible and the drive takes hours longer than expected. If only you could beat it. While […] Read More

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Summer is finally here and for many this means it’s time for a much-needed vacation. If you are planning a getaway, you deserve to know that your home is safe while you’re away. There are several things you can do to protect your home and decrease the chances of returning to the unwelcome news of […] Read More

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So far, this summer looks like it is going to be beautiful and HOT! One of the best ways to cool down in the summer is a nice refreshing swim, and in Ontario we are blessed with ample locations to do so. However, even a quick impromptu swim comes with hazards, and being prepared dramatically […] Read More

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You've probably experienced this before. You’ve just sat down for dinner after a long day at work and the doorbell rings. Not too many people show up to your house unannounced, so you cautiously get up from the table and try to see who is at the door without them seeing you. You don't want […] Read More

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Sunscreen Know How

Everyone knows that sunscreen prevents sunburns. What most people don’t know is how to choose the right sunscreen for their skin. Effective this year, the FDA in the United States is imposing new regulations for all sunscreen manufacturers. These changes are aimed at clarifying misleading sunscreen labels and strive to ensure consumers are as protected […] Read More

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As a child, learning to ride your bike without training wheels and being allowed to ride on your own was freedom. Throughout the beginning of the 20th century, cycling was one of North America’s most common pastimes, and world-renowned venues like Madison Square Garden were constructed to host races. The importance of eco-friendly transit and […] Read More

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