By: Lindsay Wadden The Ontario government has established a committee that will work on ways to reduce concussions experienced by teenagers and children in organized sports and school settings. The Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee will focus on how coaches, parents and officials can work together to ensure safe participation in sports. The committee is composed
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By Maria-Josee Martinez Canada’s only free professional youth counseling service Kids Help Phone is holding its annual Walk so Kids can Talk on May 3. The family friendly 5k walk held every first Sunday of May is presented by the Bank of Montreal (BMO) and held in more than 40 locations in Canada. Last year, nearly
Toronto has been ranked number one in the Youthful Cities index. Berlin came in second and New York City pulled a close third-place. The index was released yesterday by an organization called Youthful Cities, which ranks 25 cities across the world in 16 categories that affect young people and the youthfulness of a city.
By Lily Tran Young people around the world are at higher risk for strokes and stress is a contributing factor, a global study has found. The first global analysis published in the medical journal Lancet indicates that strokes in young people are increasing. “Fifty thousand strokes occur in Canada each year – one every ten