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Every day is a fresh start

If 2020 taught us anything, it was that we honestly have no idea what is yet to come! We have learned that everything can change in a moment and with very little warning. Hopefully though, we’ve also developed the muscle of resiliency and have come to a new understanding of …

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Family Matters

A blue Christmas or the holiday blues?

  We enter this holiday season with some angst. This certainly isn’t how any of us envisioned celebrating baby’s first Christmas or Chanukah! Most of us are suffering from COVID-19 fatigue. We really miss spending time with family and friends and some of us are very far from those we …

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Caregivers' Circle

Have yourself a Merry covid-style Christmas

The holiday season is nearly upon us and I think it is fair to say we’re all a bit confused about how to safely celebrate this year. As much as we want to be with our loved ones at Christmastime or Chanukah, no one wants to bring the “gift” of …

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Community WellnessSNACS Special Needs

Fun Jars Fundraiser

Thank you for helping RISE and SNACS Entrepreneurs raise funds for the Hamper Campaign! Only $10 per mason jar!  Order below before December 10, then go to pickup your jars.  See below for important details about where and when to go pick up your jars. – Mac n Cheese mix …

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Family MattersWE Volunteer

The community Wellness Centre’s Videos from the North Pole Project needs YOU!

In this year of COVID-19, the Grinch  has been hard at work keeping us from offering our annual EPIQ HOHOHO Here We Go Again Children’s Christmas Party.  Never fear, we are still planning something special for the little ones in our community. A team of jolly volunteers from our EPIQ …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Personalized Videos from the North Pole for Your Child this Holiday Season

In this year of COVID-19,  the Grinch  has been hard at work keeping us from planning our annual EPIQ HOHOHO Here We Go Again Children’s Christmas Party.  Never fear, the community Wellness Centre still has something fun in store for our little ones! A team of jolly volunteers from our …

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Caregivers' Circle

Recognizing and honouring the work of caregivers all year round

National Caregivers’ week is feted annually during the first week of November across our province. The contribution that caregivers make to our society, however, should be celebrated 365 days a year! Family caregivers, like yourselves, provide love, support and practical care around the clock and often at great personal expense. The …

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Family Matters

No parent left behind

When no parent is left behind, innovation, creativity, cooperation, goodwill and talent will bloom! Parents who participate in the activities of our Family Matters program come to us from all over the globe. This delightful collage brings together people from a variety of cultural backgrounds, ages, genders, language groups and life …

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Community WellnessHealthy Seniors

Jeffery Hale-Saint Brigid’s Users’ Committee AGM – Postponed

The Annual General Meeting of the Jeffery Hale-Saint Brigid’s Users’ Committee has been indefinitely postponed.  If you would like to read about our engagements over the past year, and those of both the Jeffery Hale and Saint Brigid’s Residents’ Committees, the three annual reports are available online: jhsbusers.ca We would like …

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Caregivers' Circle

Covid Blessings …

Gratitude is a state of consciousness appreciation that we can choose to exercise or not. As one who has kept a gratitude journal for many years, I can attest that when I look for things to be thankful for  my mood lifts rather than sinks. This long weekend may not …

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