Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Unpaid ambulance bill leaves Saskatoon dad frustrated with the Catholic School Board

A Saskatoon father is frustrated with how the Saskatoon Catholic School Board is dealing with his daughter’s ambulance bill from September. Randal Wunder-Buhr and his wife were called to St. Philip School near the end of a school day in September after his daughter Torin fell on the playground and broke her arm. Not wanting to risk additional damage, he asked the school

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Week #5 Session #2 Run and Recovery Time

I just completed my Week #5 Session #2 run on Friday and I feel good.  I am looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead with the running time increasing and the walking time decreasing. The Pitt Meadows In-Training Clinics are great and I’ve gotten a chance to chat with some great people. I look forward to every Wednesday evening

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‘These drugs are killing our kids’: Why teen brains are more vulnerable to fentanyl and opioid addiction

At 23, Cameron Shaver seemed to be on track for success with a landscaping business, a new car, and he was thinking about heading back to school to take culinary arts. The jack-of-all-trades from Winnipeg was an inspiration to his friends. He’d come a long way from his earlier teen years, when he had struggled with drug addiction. Back then,

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Town Talk: Canucks Autism Network readies for Rogers Arena gala

REVEALING REVEAL: The Canucks Autism Network’s eponymous team endured a baleful season. But the organization itself anticipates quite the opposite when its Reveal gala occupies Rogers Arena on May 6. Team-owning family member Clara Aquilini and Christi Yassin will co-chair what is billed as “an Evening in Venice.� That won’t involve melting the rink and having 544 attendees float between 68

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Quebec consumers of sugary drinks likely to be teens, have poor oral health

Young Quebecers — from 15 to 17 years old — are large consumers of sugary drinks, the Institut de la statistique du Québec said Thursday. The institute says their research shows four in 10 Quebecers regularly consume various types of sweetened beverages. Those people are more likely to be 15-t0-17-year olds (63 per cent) and/or men (52 per cent). Of those, 39 per cent

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