New dental care program for Ontario low-income seniors

Did you know about the new Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program? This program provides dental services to eligible low-income seniors within Ontario. Services include fillings, dentures, repairs to bridges, cleanings etc. If you have no other form of dental benefits and you are: 65 years of age or older a resident of Ontario a single…

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Meet Melinda

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI You may have bought a turkey supper ticket from her, or maybe she was your “Brown Owl.” Perhaps you worked with her on a church committee or board, or she taught you gymnastics. Myself, I have known this woman my whole life. She is probably the first person I ever met. Some…

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Why you should add berries to your diet

BY DANIKA LAVOIE-ROCHETTE As August around, berries are still in their peak season. Raspberries have recently made their appearance and blueberries are in full swing at this time of year. Not only are these seasonal fruits incredibly tasty (and addictive), they also have a multiplicity of health benefits. Berries are rich in vitamins and nutrients,…

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DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaner

BY DANIKA LAVOIE-ROCHETTE Finally, the warmth and the sun are here! The extra light that comes with it makes us notice all of the grimy little corners we were unable to get to throughout the dark, wintery months. This time of year calls for Spring cleaning! This season especially, we use several different types of…

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