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Cartagena Named Canada’s #1 2018 Trending Destination, According to KAYAK

Cartagena Named Canada’s #1 2018 Trending Destination, According to KAYAK
New data reveals this year’s hottest cities, 2018’s top deal destinations and the most and least expensive months of the year to travel TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2018 /CNW/ – New data from KAYAK’s 2018 Travel Forecast reveals Canadian travelers and trend-setters are headed for adventure in 2018 – nine out of the top ten trending destinations (those seeing the biggest... Read More

Ontario Science Centre presents exclusive documentary previews of CBC’s The Nature of Things to encourage public dialogue about science

Ontario Science Centre presents exclusive documentary previews of CBC’s The Nature of Things to encourage public dialogue about science
TORONTO –The Ontario Science Centre and CBC’s popular science series The Nature of Things are teaming up to offer two exclusive documentary preview screenings to promote science literacy. Delving into the science behind the nature of things, each preview will be hosted by a CBC personality and followed by an expert panel discussion. Both previews take place in the Imperial... Read More

Acute Stroke Care Report Shows Drop in Mortality Rates – Fall 2017

Acute Stroke Care Report Shows Drop in Mortality Rates – Fall 2017
Outcome for stroke survivors from Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties drastically improves as a result of joint effort by Brockville General Hospital and Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital. A person who experiences a stroke is more likely to survive, recover and return home when a specialized team provides early stroke care. Collaboration between Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital... Read More

Almost 50% of Canadians would not want others to know if they had dementia, says new survey

Almost 50% of Canadians would not want others to know if they had dementia, says new survey
Alzheimer Society campaign aims to end stigma TORONTO – The Alzheimer Society announced today that while awareness about dementia has increased, stigma and negative attitudes around it continue to persist. The Society is releasing findings of a new survey to coincide with Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in January and to kick off its new social awareness campaign – I live with dementia.... Read More

New Partnership Has Goal to Improve the Patient Experience

New Partnership Has Goal to Improve the Patient Experience
NEW PROGRAM FOCUSES ON IMPROVED CARE AND RESULTS The Mississippi River Health Alliance (MRHA) has a single goal: better care for our local communities. Now, a new partnership with Studer Group Canada will help support that goal and create an exceptional working environment for staff, physicians and volunteers at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital... Read More

WDMH’s Cancer Program Offers Support Programs for Patients

WDMH’s Cancer Program Offers Support Programs for Patients
New Yoga Thrive program to begin in January Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital’s (WDMH) Cancer Care Coach program supports patients and their families throughout their cancer journey. A new yoga class is focusing on how to live well with cancer. The therapeutic yoga program is specifically designed for cancer patients and survivors. Support persons are welcome too. The sessions... Read More

WDMH: Grenville Mutual Aspires to Help

WDMH: Grenville Mutual Aspires to Help
Winchester – For 125 years, Grenville Mutual has enhanced people’s lives by contributing to local causes where employees live and do business. It promotes the spirit of neighbour helping neighbour, and is a meaningful opportunity to give back and to do something special. Grenville is proud to support what it believes in; being a strong community minded company and having respect... Read More

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 31: You’re invited to get engaged in the world’s biggest conversation about mental health

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 31: You’re invited to get engaged in the world’s biggest conversation about mental health
Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 31: You’re invited to get engaged in the world’s biggest conversation about mental health MONTRÉAL – Bell Let’s Talk Day 2018 is set for Wednesday, January 31 and everyone is invited to join the Canadian conversation that’s leading the world in confronting the stigma around mental illness and sharing ideas to move mental health forward.... Read More