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Every 12 Minutes, Someone in Canada Experiences Vision Loss

May 14th, 2014

May is Vision Health Month, and the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO) and Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Alberta and North West Territories are teaming up…

Someone’s Miracle. Someone’s Baby.

February 23rd, 2014

By Melanie Watson
When we’re expecting a child, we cultivate hopes and dreams for them, imagining the perfect life they…

New Beginnings - Canadian Premature Babies Foundation

December 31st, 2013

By Katharina Staub

My husband Tim and I met later in life. We still wanted to have a family. We were thrilled…

Star the New Year with a Safe Home

December 31st, 2013

By Jill Amery

As parents, we are told to cover plugs,…

Move Aside Fido: Ticks are for Kids Too!

July 4th, 2013

Tips for Avoiding & Treating Tick-Borne Diseases Affecting Your Children this Summer
School’s out and kids are raring to enjoy the great outdoors. While summer may have just…

Swim Safer

June 26th, 2013

Drowning is the second leading cause of preventable death for children under 10 years of age. In Canada statistics show that an average of 375 people drown each year. These tragedies can range from boating…

Feeding the Picky Eater

May 1st, 2013

By: Sarah Robert
The term "helicopter parenting" is everywhere.  It brings to mind an image of a hovering parent.  And hovering is exactly what helicopter parents do. To put it simply, helicopter…

Baby-Wearing 101

February 19th, 2013

By: Erin Heard
Baby carriers.  They can be a great tool for a new mom to help with transition into motherhood.  They are dad-friendly so the new father gets some bonding time with his…

Co-Sleeping Safety Tips

February 19th, 2013

By: Judy Arnall
Your baby has been crying for hours in the middle of the night. Nothing will calm her.
Finally, she settles in your arms but awakens and screams the minute you set her in her…

Seven Old Wives' Tales about Pregnancy

January 1st, 2013

By: Dr. Michele Hakakha and Dr. Ari Brown
 About 400,000 Canadian women will get pregnant this year. Women used to get their pregnancy information from other women - the "old wives" of old wives'…

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Dec 19

    • Seniors Candy Cane Tea
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature: Official light-up
    • 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Seniors’ Silver Screen Tuesdays
    • All Day
    • Cinderella: A Traditional Christmas Pantomime
    • All Day
    • Cinderella: A Traditional Christmas Pantomime
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    • Seniors Candy Cane Tea
    • December 2-22, 2014
    • Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature: Official light-up
    • December 4-22, 2014
    • Seniors’ Silver Screen Tuesdays
    • December 9 to May 26, 2014