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Why 10km Runs Are So Much More Than The Running Events / Family / Health / Kids / Life / Lifestyle

On September 23rd, myself, my husband and my son-in-law will be lacing up our runners to take part in the Global Energy Race by Dempster’s at Ashbridges Bay Park in Toronto. This run benefits the North York Harvest Food Bank – so for every KM completed by participants, Dempster’s will donate 2 slices of bread. The Global Energy Race is held consecutively on the same...

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Family / Health

Disclosure: The post was developed in association with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The opinions of the author are their own. When my 22-year-old son Alex was zipping down the slopes on his snowboard at the ski area where he also works, the last thing on his mind was whether or not he’d need prescription drug coverage. He was healthy and required...

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Read With ‘Em, and Weep. Why Do We Hate Reading Glasses So Much? Health / Life

“Pass ‘em over”, said our good friend Joe, to his wife, as we all peered at our menus in the darkened restaurant, trying in vain to read the tiny print without using the reading glasses that were making the rounds. Sooner or later, many Canadians will find themselves stretching their arms out to the point of shoulder dislocation, or using a magnifying glass from their...

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Why “Because I Have Kids” Is Not a Real Excuse For Not Working Out. Family / Health

“I’d work out if I didn’t have kids.” Many of us have thought this, or possibly said it out loud…and actually believed it. I’m pretty sure there are a few Dads who might use this excuse also, and while there is no denying that adding “raising a healthy and functioning human being” into your life schedule adds a bit of pressure, the fact is that...

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