Living in Canada means living with wildlife

Wildlife safety tips in Canada Whether it is ducks in the park pond, squirrels in the trees, whales in the sea or bears in the mountain, living in Canada means finding ways to co-live with wildlife. While wildlife might seem cute and harmless, they are not household pets and can pose great danger. And it […]

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Keep your kids safe by taking first aid

Consider first aid training in case your child gets sick or hurt Emergencies and injuries such as allergies, burns, scrapes and falls — no matter how small or big — can happen anytime, to anyone, especially young children. As a newcomer in a new environment, especially during the adventurous summer months, it’s important to understand […]

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Immigrating with a learning disability

Overcoming the challenges and stigma When teachers in his native Bangladesh suggested that eight-year-old Azan (name changed for privacy) would be better off at home or sent to an “institution,” his parents despaired. Diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Azan could be disruptive in class, often even getting physical with his classmates at the […]

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Free childcare for kids aged 2.5 to 5 is coming to Ontario in 2020

Free preschool is coming to Ontario. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that full-day licensed child care will become free for preschool children from the age of 2.5 until they are eligible to start kindergarten, beginning in 2020. Free preschool child care will save families an estimated $17,000 per child, allow parents to go back […]

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Struggling to get your children to communicate? Tips to get kids talking

Engaging in meaningful conversation with your children is a great way to connect and build stronger relationships. It can help you gain insight into your child’s inner world and get to know them in a more meaningful way.  However, with differences in personalities, age and culture, on top of busy schedules, it can be challenging […]

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