5 ways to get kids moving and off their screens

Credit to Author: Dr. George I. Traitses| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 13:14:27 +0000

Sometimes it seems as if slowing children down is parents’ biggest challenge, but with video games, television, fast food and a vast array of other couch-promoting activities on the rise, keeping Canadian kids active is actually a growing concern. What can you do to promote regular physical activity? Here are five outside-the-box ways to get […]

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Fraser Health scientist launches groundbreaking study, gives 'hope' for children with autism

Credit to Author: Gordon McIntyre| Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 01:27:05 +0000

An assistant prof at SFU, Teresa Cheung and an American colleague landed a grant to measure brain’s magnetic field that can help treat autistic children.

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Gardening with young children: Here’s to a fun and active family affair!

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2022 18:31:23 +0000

As we head into spring, there is no better time to explore gardening with children.  From digging soil, planting seeds, smelling flowers, hearing birds chirping, or tasting the harvest, gardening is an activity suitable for everyone in family.

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COVID-19: B.C. students head back to school after Spring Break with mask mandate removed

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 01:14:50 +0000

Some parents were a bit dismayed that schools and school districts didn’t issue more explicit — and earlier — instructions about the need for continued mask-wearing following travel outside of Canada.

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Students head back to school after Spring Break with mask mandate removed

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 23:59:08 +0000

Some parents were a bit dismayed that schools and school districts didn’t issue more explicit — and earlier — instructions about the need for continued mask-wearing following travel outside of Canada.

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