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LGBT View all

Transgender sports participation to mark historic milestone

Transgender sports participation to mark historic milestone

OTTAWA (TORONTO), Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Fusing together a boat of various genders has become much easier in 2014, as the 5‐person rowing team, “Team TRANS‐fusion,” from Toronto’s Hanlan Boat Club makes a splash of a whole new kind at…

Politics View all

Toronto should pay a living wage for city & contracted businesses, says Ari Goldkind

Toronto should pay a living wage for city & contracted businesses, says Ari Goldkind

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – The City of Toronto should take a leadership role in paying a living wage instead of minimum wage, says Mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind. Drawing on the actions…

Healthy Living

“Smart” Lice not “Super” Lice! Declares Country’s Leading Lice Expert

“Smart” Lice not “Super” Lice! Declares Country’s Leading Lice Expert

INNISFIL, ON, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - When families call Lice Squad Canada, they typically begin with the story about how they tried…

Fighting diabetes one kick at a time

Fighting diabetes one kick at a time

Sun Life Financial and the Canadian Football League (CFL) partner to raise up to $100,000 for JDRF TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ – Sun…

Fall Boating – It Takes A Little Bit More Care

Fall Boating – It Takes A Little Bit More Care

August 25th, 2014 — Toronto, ON, – Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it…

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Women everywhere are gearing up to paint the country teal this month. Designated for ovarian cancer awareness,…

The Ontario Dental Association Warns Children And Teens To Use Sports Drinks In Moderation

The Ontario Dental Association Warns Children And Teens To Use Sports Drinks In Moderation

Sports drinks can cause dental problems TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - With the return of back to school, many children and young…

Alzheimer Society of Canada asks Council of the Federation: Make national dementia plan a priority

Alzheimer Society of Canada asks Council of the Federation: Make national dementia plan a priority

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Council of Federation meeting August 26-30 in Charlottetown, the Alzheimer Society of Canada is calling on Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers to…

Back-to-School means everyone’s eyes need to be on the road

Back-to-School means everyone’s eyes need to be on the road

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ – With back-to-school season upon us, Parachute and FedEx Express Canada today launched the Walk This Way program to…

Study Comparing Canada and Europe Debunks the Myth That Faster Drug Approvals Will Increase Safety Risks: Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI)

Study Comparing Canada and Europe Debunks the Myth That Faster Drug Approvals Will Increase Safety Risks: Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI)

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – August 22, 2014) - New research published by theCanadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) finds that though regulatory approvals for…