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Life SMART New Year’s Resolutions The new year is here, which means millions of Canadians are making their yearly resolutions. Making resolutions each year is easy, but sticking to them can be stressful. You’re not alone if you feel like your resolution fails a few months into...

Life Beating Holiday Stress It is of little surprise that the holidays can be a significant source of stress for many Canadians. Financial strains, pandemic concerns and shipping delays of highly anticipated gifts can add to holiday stress levels. This year, on top of typical holiday pressures,...

Life November Is Canadian Diabetes Month November is Canadian Diabetes Month. Approximately 11 million Canadians have diabetes or prediabetes. This chronic health condition affects how your body turns food into energy. Those affected by diabetes either don’t make enough insulin or can’t properly use insulin. There are...

Life Stay Safe During Flu Season It’s that time of the year again—flu season. The 2020-21 season’s activity was historically low, attributed to the many safety measures put in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, experts have expressed concern about this year’s flu season, as...

Life Securing Your Personal Devices Every day, individuals of all ages spend a significant amount of time on tablets, laptops and other smart devices. That being said, it’s critical this technology remains secure from cybercriminals and malware. Any device left unprotected could easily be targeted in a...

Life Avoid Insect Bites and Stings Summertime and the outdoors are synonymous with fun. But what’s not enjoyable is when insects—mosquitoes, ticks, bees, wasps and more—cause bites and stings that not only create physical discomfort but may also transmit diseases. That’s why it’s important to know how...

Life Firework Safety Precautions Summer celebrations that include fireworks can turn ordinary events into extraordinary festivities, especially when these displays are conducted by professionals. However, each year, amateur firework use accounts for numerous incidents, including burns, bodily injuries and an average of 18,500 fires. The Canada Safety Council...

You may have little or no time to protect your valuables in a flood, earthquake or other disaster. By taking simple steps now, you can safeguard your treasured belongings and information from damage or loss. The first step is to identify what you have. Go through...

Home Paint Your Home With Safety in Mind Painting is one of the easiest, most affordable ways to brighten up a tired room or give the front door a facelift. Whatever the motivation is behind your next painting project, you need more than just the proper paint...

Home Prioritize Mould Prevention at Home Mould is a fungus caused by excess moisture that can be damaging to your home, as well as a significant health hazard. Mould can look like spots and can be many different colours. If you see or smell it, remove it; you...