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How to parent and keep your sanity

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Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:30 AM

To be able to be the best parent you can be, you need to have humour, patience, understanding, wisdom, knowledge and compassion, not just for others but for yourself too; and that sure is a ...

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OP ED: Health Care – how to control the costs

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Sunday, March 11, 2018 9:30 AM

Today health care consumes 42 cents of every dollar spent on provincial programs. This increased from 35 cents since 1998, and barring a major course in direction, it is estimated that 50 cents of every ...

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Terry Fox Exhibit comes to Oakville ~ Share your memories

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 AM

The travelling Terry Fox exhibit is coming to Oakville and residents have a unique opportunity to showcase their own memorabilia celebrating the Canadian icon.

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No-fee Universal Pharmacare to the rescue?

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Friday, March 2, 2018 10:30 AM

According to a study published on Feb. 13 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2 million Canadians could not afford at least one drug prescribed to them in 2015, based on a survey of over ...

Mental Illness

Mental Illness – My work – My journey

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 11:20 AM

For the past 25 years, I’ve been living with mental illness. It started with panic attacks in my early 20’s and in my early thirties I had my first nervous breakdown.

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Maria Estrada no longer hides her emotional and physical scars

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Friday, January 26, 2018 9:00 AM

Maria Estrada had been hiding both her mental health issues and the physical scars on her arms from years of self-harm, covering her wrists with bracelets. As she began to understand herself and get the ...

Mental Health

Mental Health costs the Canadian Economy $50 Billion – Let’s Talk

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:00 AM

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and their Young Professional & Entrepreneur Group (YPEG), in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk, will host Let’s Talk About… Mental Health in the 21st Century: Stigma, Reality & Hope.

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Halton Police – Get their Community

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 9:30 AM

At first glance, if you are like most folks, the connection between community wellbeing and policing might not be readily apparent.

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Student immunization record required or face suspension

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Sunday, January 14, 2018 4:00 PM

Halton can and might suspend any Oakville High school student who does not have up-to-date immunization record or exemption. Students must provide proof to the Health Department by February 8th. The Health Department in light ...

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Seven year old Oakville girl represents Cystic Fibrosis Canada

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:45 AM

Sloane, a seven year old girl from Oakville has been chosen to be the face of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

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