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Summer is here and it sure feels good to be green!

The past several months have been tough on everyone, including families. The physical distancing due to COVID-19 has changed our relationships, our roles, and our routines in terms of child care, school and play time. We are officially green though now, so hooray!  What does this mean for you and …

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Bien-être communautairePetite enfance

Protect yourself and your family from ticks and mosquitoes

Safety tips from Health Canada Heading outdoors?  Remember to protect yourself from ticks and mosquitoes!   The best way to protect yourself from Lyme disease is to prevent tick bites, same as the best way to avoid becoming infected with West Nile virus is to prevent mosquito bites. Getting rid of …

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Pool and water safety prevents drowning

Life saving safety tips from Health Canada Did you know that children can drown very quickly and quietly, and in just a few centimetres of water? Also, children ages 1 to 4 are most at risk of drowning in pools at home. The summer is has only just begun and …

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Advice for Carbon Monoxide Alarms from Health Canada

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to making everyday purchases online to reduce our exposure and follow local public health guidelines. You should know, however, that there are also potential risks with purchasing certain products, especially online. For example, did you know that smoke or carbon …

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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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Spring is a time for new beginnings

As buds appear on the trees around us, we rejoice that the vaccine will be available to all Quebecers 18 years and old by the middle of May! If you haven’t already done so, click here to book your appointment. Spring is a great time for new beginnings, and this particular spring …

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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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Hope is in the air, but let’s be careful!

Did you enjoy that brief taste of spring in mid-March? The sunshine and melting snow were just what the doctor ordered after a long COVID-19 locked down winter! Hope was literally in the air as our government announced that everyone over 16 years of age should receive at least one …

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Get ready to roll up your sleeve to win the covid-19 battle

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout we have all been waiting for has finally begun. For the first time in my living memory, being older is suddenly more desirable than being younger because age entitles you to faster access to this vaccine! After making sure that seniors who live in local long-term …

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