Source: Kaushik Narasimhan via Flickr by Sandra De Grandis Monday Nov. 18 kicked off National Addiction Awareness Week (NAAW), with the 2013 focus being “youth drug prevention.” The initiative is supported by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, as well as by other health and addiction services throughout the country. Larry Grupp, associate professor at
Nov 12 marks the first day of Credit Education Week and things aren’t looking great for Canadians. According to a study released today, the majority of Canadians feel as though they are not in control of their finances.
The Senate’s Conservative caucus met Monday to determine the appropriate punishment of senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau. The three senators are facing suspension without pay after a Deloitte audit found they made inappropriate expense claims.
The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) has launched a new website and phone app today, which aims to assist young newcomers learn and study for their citizenship test, while understanding the benefit and value of having a Canadian citizenship.
Sandra De Grandis Reducing hospital acquired infections [HAI] not only saves lives but may reduce health care costs, according to a study done by the Journal of the American Medical Association published this month. The study found five of the most common HAI’s cost the U.S. almost $10 billion annually. A 2010 study from