Last week was a terrific week for summer to hang around a little bit longer. It meant that the weather was great for the International Plowing Match (IPM) just outside of Harriston. A public event of this size requires years
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I was far too young when I had chickenpox to remember it. My own children, who are now adults in their twenties, had chickenpox at a young age too. My son caught it from another child in kindergarten. He had
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Most of us know how bad smoking is for our health, so that’s why we work hard to prevent youth from starting to smoke in the first place. One way we do this is by supporting schools, classes and
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If you have a child or close family member who has allergies, or if you’ve dealt with allergies of your own, this article is not for you. You’ve got the allergy thing covered. This article is for the
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It’s that time of year again, you know “the most wonderful time of the year” as one commercial has coined it. What are we talking about? Back-to-school of course! And, families all over Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph just like yours are busy
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As the unofficial end to summer draws near, many of us will try to squeeze every ounce of remaining enjoyment out of summer. How might we do this? Perhaps making sure we throw one last backyard BBQ, or enjoying a
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In last week’s blog, we highlighted why youth engagement is so important, for youth and for the community. To recap: when youth are engaged, they will be healthier and happier, contributing to a strong and vibrant community. And who
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With International Youth Day coming up on Friday, it’s a good opportunity to share why it’s so important to work with youth, especially youth between the ages of 10 and 24. Youth engagement is a way for adults
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