New flood statistics recently provided by the Alberta government make it clear how much hard work has gone into rebuilding and recovery over the past year, but also how much work remains — particularly in flood prevention and planned flood mitigation projects.
In extreme cases, social isolation can also be deadly. A 2010 review of studies of social isolation concluded that social isolation is as strong a factor in early death as alcohol consumption and smoking less than 15 cigarettes a day.Login to View
The Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest footpath, stretching from Queenston to Tobermory, is almost 900 km long.Login to View
As I grow steadily older, there are matters I’d like to deal with before I may not have a chance. I don’t know how much time I’ve got left! By the same token, there are not many people who do leave this world with all things in order. Often things that could have been done remain undone, and worse, things that should have been said, unsaid.
As stated by the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, some of the myths associated with this specific disorder include the belief that the person diagnosed with schizophrenia is violent, lazy or irresponsible, morally weak, and untreatable. This couldn’t be further from the truth in the experiences of the late Robert Vander Plaats, an artist whose works were featured at the recent Hearts and Tears Exhibit in Hamilton, Ontario.Login to View
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