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Peace of Minds Walk

On Oct. 14, the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) hosted its second annual Peace of Minds Walk at Bayfront Park. Guests arrived early to register, grab a snack, and listen to speakers before the walk began. The walk is meant to spread awareness about schizophrenia through the community and raise ...

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Liberal senior sector strategy increases long-term care beds and care hours

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arrived at Tabor Manor retirement home in St.Catharines on Thursday (Nov. 9) to continue her discussion on government plans to aid Ontario’s seniors. The plan, entitled “Aging with Confidence,” outlines the shifting needs of a population that is becoming Ontario’s fastest-growing age group (65 years and ...

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Sleep, gut health and inflammation issues becoming the norm in Canada

Staying up late, eating the wrong foods and inflammation conditions are reportedly affecting Canadians now more than ever. In October, the Peanut Mill, a health food store in St Catharines, Ont. offered healthcare advice with a public seminar dedicated to the growing number of Canadians dealing with chronic sleep, digestive ...

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Residential School Survivor Speaks to Mohawk Students leading into Orange Shirt Day

On Sept. 28, Mohawk College hosted an information session featuring residential school survivor Karen Hill. The visit was in commemoration of the upcoming Orange Shirt Day, held annually on Sept.30, and recognizes the kind of problems people experienced in forced residential schooling at the hands of the Canadian government and ...

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Orange Shirt Day is coming to Mohawk College

Mohawk College students and teachers can come together to learn about and celebrate aboriginal culture on Friday, Sept. 29 in the annual Orange Shirt Day, run by the school’s Aboriginal Education and Student Services (AESS) department. Orange Shirt Day has been held every year since 2013 to shine a light ...

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Harvest season is upon us

Burlington families took a step back in time and enjoyed an unseasonably warm Harvest Festival at Bronte Creek Provincial Park last weekend. There was plenty to get taste buds watering, including fresh apple cider, corn dogs, sweet kettle corn, and apple blossoms. Autumn scents wafted through the air as children ...

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Charlie Angus returns to his punk rock roots to announce his NDP leadership bid

You could say that NDP MP Charlie Angus put the “social” back into Canadian Socialism when he announced he was joining the NDP leadership race. On the last Sunday of February, a large crowd of supporters, curious observers, and media squeezed into the back room of Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern. ...

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