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Tips to survive a heat wave

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Tips to survive a heat wave

Most of us enjoy everything our short summers have to offer. But a heat wave can make even the biggest warm-weather enthusiasts long for winter. Stay cool and comfortable with these tips from Health Canada. Understand heat illnesses. Hot temperatures can be dangerous and lead to heat illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat […]

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Summer dinner solved with easy and flavourful steak

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Summer dinner solved with easy and flavourful steak

Looking for the perfect recipe for entertaining summer guests? This delicious, juicy steak recipe from Chef Mike Ward is a flavourful focal point for any occasion. The appetizing meal makes it easy to see why so many top chefs prefer cooking with natural gas. Stoves and grills that use natural gas allow you to cook […]

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Five things that could save your summer road trip

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Five things that could save your summer road trip

With more than 5,000 kilometres from coast to coast, it’s no wonder Canadians are fans of summertime road trips. “Hitting the road with your windows down and your favourite tunes on the radio is one of summer’s simplest pleasures, only enhanced by how beautiful our country’s landscapes are,” says Darryl Croft, automotive expert at OK […]

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What healthy fats are and how to get them

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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 […]

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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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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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