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Family Literacy Day 2016

Each year, on January 27th, families across Canada celebrate Family Literacy Day. This day is set aside to remind every one that every moment you spend together, every day, is a teachable moment. It is an opportunity to explore the more »

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Young Writers Program

Each November since 1999, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has been inspiring and motivating tens of thousands of writers from around the world to write – whether they’ve already published dozens of novels or are trying out this ‘story-writing thing’ more »

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National Child Day 2015

“National Child Day is celebrated each year on November 20th “in recognition of the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is the perfect time for young Canadians more »

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Sunshine is coming…Are you ready?

Sunburn can happen within 15 minutes of being in the sun, but the redness and discomfort may not be noticed for a few hours. Signs and Symptoms: Mild skin redness and warmth fever and chills pain Itchiness Severe skin redness more »

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Frost Bite

The cold weather is on its way and while that is no reason to stay indoors all winter, we should all be safe.  Here are some quick facts and tips about frost bite. Frost bite can: – develop in minutes more »

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