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Healthy Schools Certification

Healthy Schools Certification awarded to nine Oakville Schools

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Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 AM

The Halton District School Board is proud to announce that 20 elementary and secondary schools have been recognized and certified provincially for their work in promoting a healthy school environment.

Some raccoons may have Rabies reports Halton Health Department

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Monday, May 14, 2018 8:48 PM

Halton Region has just reported two potential cases of Raccoons with rabies. This is a reminder that you should avoid all contact with wild animals.

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 ...

health care

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 ...

terry fox exhibit

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.

pharmacare

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.

Police

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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