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Best wishes for a happy retirement, Jan!  

I would like to take this June blog to highlight Jan Anderson, a very special person in our Wellness Family.  Many of you know her very well because she has been taking care of our Family Matters programs for over 20 years.  At the end of June, Jan is retiring …

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Give yourself a pat on the back. You deserve it!

With our children home from school or daycare once again, April has been extra challenging for many parents, let alone the past year!  During this pandemic, families have to juggle their routines like rarely before.  Maybe you’re working from home, as your spouse, children, and pets make their cameo appearance …

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Spring is here! Let’s get outside but still be vigilant!

It is very exciting to hear that more and more people are getting vaccinated every day, and it is good to pin our hopes on the vaccine. We must keep in mind that the battle against the COVID-19 virus is not over yet. It takes three weeks for the vaccine …

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New things on the horizon

As days start to get longer and with more daylight, we can feel that change is in the air.  Even if we are still buried in snow, we know that Mother Nature is hard at work bringing us that much closer to spring.  If you’re anything like me, you are …

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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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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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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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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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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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Calling all dads and step dads!

The Wellness Centre wants to consult with our community’s father figures. We want to make our Family Matters programs better suited to the needs of guys raising kids in our region. We would also like to give you a voice and a safe place to share your thoughts. We’re collecting …

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