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Prepare nutritious, tasty fall dishes

Prepare nutritious, tasty fall dishes

We all want to feed our family healthy, nutritious food. One nourishing and budget-friendly pantry staple is pulses, a category of crops commonly grown in Canada that includes lentils, beans, peas and chickpeas. A new Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research study shows that the nutritional value of pulses can be enhanced through processing methods. In […]

Dietitians are a regulated profession — what does that mean for you?

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Dietitians are a regulated profession — what does that mean for you?

If you have someone in your family suffering from a nutrition-related condition such as diabetes or heart disease, you want to depend on reliable and safe advice from a qualified dietitian. In Ontario, the College of Dietitians of Ontario regulates dietitians. This means that the college works for the public to ensure that their professionals […]

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Expert tips for raising a kid who cares

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Expert tips for raising a kid who cares

Helping others is a critical life skill that parents can begin teaching early to raise positive children that make the world a better place. “By the time kids enter elementary school, they should know not to interrupt, be expected to hold a door open for others, should be able to help shop for and put […]

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Cross-border shopping hacks

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Cross-border shopping hacks

Whether travelling to and from the United States or purchasing online, cross-border shopping is a popular activity with Canadian shoppers. But there are a few things to know before indulging in retail therapy south of the border. Here are some pointers from RBC on how you can make the most of your cross-border shopping experience. […]

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Small steps for a greener home

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Small steps for a greener home

Practicing green habits goes beyond sorting through your trash. There are many things we can do in and around our homes to play a small but significant part in waste reduction. Follow these three easy tips to keep your landfill contribution to a minimum. Reuse and recycle. Purging old things that have been stashed away for […]

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Employers working to combat stress in the workplace

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Employers working to combat stress in the workplace

For most Canadians, their main source of stress is money. This is even more than employment, health and family obligations. And this stress is costly to the workplace. A report by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans estimates that dealing with financial matters on the job could cost employers from $750 to $2,000 per […]

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