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How to make quick easy and healthy meals

By: Jennifer Palisoc


Life is busy. Families are pressed for time rushing from A to B; from school to hockey or dance practice and other activities. Although schedules can get hectic it’s important to fuel ourselves with healthy food, and if we can save a bit of time in the process, even better!

Here are some ideas to help you get lunch and dinner made in a snap!

Family at the beach

By: Dr. Pamela Fergusson

Yay! March Break is upon us and spring is right around the corner. Although the days are getting longer and lighter, we still have a few weeks (months?) before temperatures really warm up. Many Canadian families are taking the opportunity for a sunny getaway and while lazy days on the beach and dips in the pool sound great, how can we protect our health on holiday?

Family Running in the Snow

By:  Dr. Pamela Fergusson R.D.

Does it seem like everyone around you is coughing, sneezing or running to the washroom? It is cold and flu season again! Getting sick might mean that you miss out on playing in the snow with your kids, nights out with friends, deadlines at work or you may even miss a planned vacation. We don’t want that! There are no guarantees against colds and flu, but here are 10 top tips to boost your chances of staying well this winter:

Family Grocery Shopping

By Carmen Kinniburgh

I felt a momentary sense of panic recently, after reading that Canadians can expect the price of fresh fruits, veggies and meats to increase again this year; especially for those of us living in more remote and northern communities. Our dropping loonie is mostly to blame, forcing prices as high as $8 for a single head of cauliflower in some places!

Mother and daughter

"Eligible BC children will have more money to help pay for college, university or other training programs.”

It’s an exciting time for families in British Columbia (BC) who now have an opportunity to access $1,200 in grant money to help their children’s dreams for the future come true with a Registered Educations Savings Plan (RESP).

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