Reduce your energy bill with smart home technology

Reduce your energy bill with smart home technology

Everyone looks for ways to save money on their energy bills. Fortunately, with the rise of smart home technology and eco-friendly products, going green has never been easier. Naomi Resnick, manager of environmental sustainability at The Home Depot Canada, offers a few helpful tips to get started. Up your lighting game.¬†You’ve already made the switch […]

Serve up nutritious chocolate smoothies

Serve up nutritious chocolate smoothies

Morning, noon or night, this chocolate peanut butter cup smoothie does an excellent job of satisfying your sweet tooth. Packed with fibre and protein, your family will drink up the classic flavour combo in this recipe from Ontario Bean Growers. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie with Black Beans Prep time: 4 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: […]

Protect your pearly whites: Use a sports mouthguard

Protect your pearly whites: Use a sports mouthguard

Research has shown that the overall risk of orofacial injury is reduced when a sports mouthguard is worn during athletic activity. If you play sports like hockey, soccer, or football, practise martial arts, or enjoy extreme sports like BMX, skateboarding, skiing or snowboarding, you should invest in one. Dental hygienists see first-hand the impact of […]

Why volunteering matters

Why volunteering matters

This year April 15 marks the start of National Volunteer Week. We all know that fitting volunteering into our schedules is easier said than done, but it truly is a rewarding way of being an engaged citizen. Check out this list of just some of the ways volunteering matters in your community and throughout the […]

How female scientists will save the world

How female scientists will save the world

If you are anxious about climate change, consider doing more than usual this year in Earth month. In addition to volunteering or donating to the same charity you have in the past, think a little bit outside the box this year. Saving our planet is a long-term investment. That’s why supporting the next generation of […]

An untold Canadian environmental success story

An untold Canadian environmental success story

New crop technologies, modern farm equipment and better farming practices have made a world of difference in long-term soil health. It’s an untold Canadian success story that bodes well for the future of the environment and global food security. Pat Beaujot is a co-founder of Seed Hawk, a Canadian company that produces equipment for farmers […]