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A new outlook on type 1 diabetes

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A new outlook on type 1 diabetes

For the 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (an autoimmune condition where the pancreas stops producing insulin), consistent monitoring of glucose levels and lifelong insulin injections are required to survive. However, innovations in diabetes management like Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) mean that a type 1 diagnosis no longer needs to be something daunting or […]

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Four ways to teach your kids how to make the world better

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Four ways to teach your kids how to make the world better

With the school season fast approaching, kids will soon be sharpening their pencils and getting ready for a busy year of homework and extracurriculars. But a child’s education shouldn’t only be centred on scoring good grades in math and English. Kids of all ages also need to learn about the importance of human rights, saving […]

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Family travel must-haves

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Family travel must-haves

Travelling together as a family can be an incredible experience – but a little preparation will ensure that your adventures run as smoothly as possible. “When you’re travelling long distances with kids in tow, it’s good to come prepared with things that will make the travel experience less stressful and more fun for the whole […]

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Make your outdoor space as “smart” as the rest of your home

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Make your outdoor space as “smart” as the rest of your home

Smart-home technology doesn’t need to be contained by the four walls of your home. There are many ways to bring the conveniences you love indoors outside with just the touch of a button. Gardening expert Frankie Flowers and the Electrical Safety Authority share three tips to incorporate home automation beyond the front door to make […]

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Put growing your investments on auto-pilot

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Put growing your investments on auto-pilot

If you want to help your money grow, but you don’t know much about investing and don’t have the time to learn, there are some innovative new ways to let the pros do your investing work for you. Among the newest of these are robo-advisors. Robo-advisors generally let you open an account online in just […]

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Healthy summer recipes the kids will love

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Healthy summer recipes the kids will love

With summer vacation, your kids will be home more often.  Is it possible to keep them eating healthy while you’re at work, or to eat great, nutritious meals together while you all enjoy some time off? Turns out, there are many family-friendly recipes that can feel new and fun with a few ingredient tweaks. For […]

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