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What healthy fats are and how to get them

What healthy fats are and how to get them

Fats are essential for good health and an important part of any diet. Studies show that the right kinds can help maximize your metabolism, protect against heart disease, speed nutrients through your body and even improve vitamin intake. But not all fats are the same, so it’s important to choose the right type. In popular […]

The importance of sport and play for kids

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The importance of sport and play for kids

Whether your child participates in baseball, dance, soccer, golf or hockey, including sport and play in their lives is important. The lessons they learn can stay with them for the rest of their lives. Here are just some of the benefits of sport: Develop important life skills. Sport helps to teach children teamwork, leadership skills and […]

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Local History Snapshot: Concession Stand at Prophet’s Marina

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Local History Snapshot: Concession Stand at Prophet’s Marina

This week’s Local History Snapshot comes from the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. It’s a photo of Fran and Mary Prophet talking with a customer at the Concession Stand at Prophet’s Marina, circa 1950.

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How you can celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

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How you can celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity for all of us to learn more about Indigenous peoples and their contributions to Canadian culture and society, and to build upon existing relationships on our collective journey towards reconciliation. This June 21/2018 marks the first time we will commemorate this important day with a new name, as […]

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Shame-based billboard justice

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Shame-based billboard justice

Our latest column from William Thomas If you have not seen Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, – do. Beautiful, horrible, touching, crass, frightening with a message of hope and forgiveness – this film is the very reason we go to movies. Not just to be entertained, but also enthralled, transported to a foreign place and […]

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How to get the most out of local produce

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How to get the most out of local produce

Nothing beats the outstanding flavour of fresh local produce. With a sharp eye, tender touch and keen nose, you too can become an expert at picking the very best produce from your local store. Here, Jeffrey Phung, produce expert for Loblaws, shares some of the ways he inspects Canadian produce to make sure his stores […]

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