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Get Your Sparkle On at the CPDMH Auxiliary’s Diamond Dinner Gala Saturday Feb 23rd, 2019

Get Your Sparkle On at the CPDMH Auxiliary’s Diamond Dinner Gala Saturday Feb 23rd, 2019
Carleton Place – Please join us for the CPDMH Auxiliary’s Diamond Dinner Gala on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Carleton Place Arena (upstairs hall). Funds raised will support the very best care at CPDMH. There will be cocktails from 6 to 7 pm, followed by a four-course dinner by Leatherworks. Dancing to follow with The Barking Spiders. The evening will... Read More

Canadians are spending more time with the company of a screen than with friends and family sharing a meal

Canadians are spending more time with the company of a screen than with friends and family sharing a meal
President’s Choice® is encouraging Canadians to pledge to make eating together a top resolution in 2019 BRAMPTON – As Canadians finalize their New Year’s resolutions, President’s Choice® is calling for ‘eating together’ to be added to their lists. With the PC Eat Together™ movement, the brand continues its journey to inspire more Canadians to get back to the table, demonstrating the social power of sharing a... Read More

Ontario Pediatricians Urge Parents to Start 2019 by Emphasizing the ‘V’ in ResolVe to Update Vaccines so their Children Stay Healthy

Ontario Pediatricians Urge Parents to Start 2019 by Emphasizing the ‘V’ in ResolVe to Update Vaccines so their Children Stay Healthy
Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario: Children’s Specialists for Life TORONTO – The Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario (PAO) is urging the provinces parents to make a special resolution to make sure their children under age 18 have their vaccines up-to-date for 2019. “This is the perfect time of year to emphasize the “V in ResolVe” to update and schedule vaccines.” said PAO President Dr. Hirotaka Yamashiro who urged every parent to recite: “As caring... Read More

Less is more: Majority of Canadians want to simplify their lives, poll finds

Less is more: Majority of Canadians want to simplify their lives, poll finds
Canadians say their top time sucks are chores, groceries and clutter TORONTO – Canadians from coast-to-coast agree: it’s time to simplify their lives, finds a new survey from Simplii Financial.  Whether it’s clearing up clutter, getting a handle on email, or reducing the time spent on routine tasks such as laundry or grocery shopping, the vast majority of Canadians (87 per... Read More

OPSEU: Alcohol expansion and privatization is causing a drunk driving ‘crisis’

OPSEU: Alcohol expansion and privatization is causing a drunk driving ‘crisis’
TORONTO – As police raise the alarm about the steadily increasing number of impaired drivers on our roads, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that Premier Doug Ford abandon his reckless plans to further privatize and expand alcohol sales. “The easier it is to get alcohol and cannabis, the more deadly our roads become,” said Thomas. “Premier Ford is doing exactly the wrong thing... Read More

Winchester Hospital Celebrates First baby of 2019

Winchester Hospital Celebrates First baby of 2019
Worth the Wait Winchester – Alex Denis and Jean-Sebastien Desforges celebrated the new year a little later than most people – at 1:06 pm to be exact. That’s when their son arrived. He is Winchester District Memorial Hospital’s first baby of 2019. Téo Deforges weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. He is a first child for Alex and Jean-Sebastien. They live... Read More

Michael Barrett provides holiday travel tips

Michael Barrett provides holiday travel tips
Brockville – Michael Barrett, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, urges people to be prepared for holiday travel this year. “Each year, Canadian consular services assist thousands of Canadians who experience problems abroad,” he explains. “Problems can be avoided with preparation but if you do experience difficulties it is important to know how to find... Read More

Health Canada proposes action to restrict the amount of alcohol in single-serve flavoured purified alcohol beverages

Health Canada proposes action to restrict the amount of alcohol in single-serve flavoured purified alcohol beverages
OTTAWA – Health Canada is concerned with the risks of a new and growing class of drinks: flavoured purified alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol and sold in large, single-serve containers. Research suggests that these products are creating a public health risk, especially for youth, and are associated with hospitalizations related to unintentional overconsumption or excessive drinking of alcohol among youth.... Read More

The Christmas Spirit is Alive and Well at WDMH

The Christmas Spirit is Alive and Well at WDMH
Winchester – “That was wonderful”  “I know some of those children” “Thank you so much”  These were just some of the comments overheard as students from Morrisburg Public School toured WDMH, handing out empathy cards and singing Christmas carols for patients and staff. For the past 12 years, teacher Sarah Barclay Thomas has organized this festive tradition. It was all part... Read More