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Inspired by Finland’s longstanding tradition of providing a safe sleep environment for infants to new parents, the Baby Box Company is now providing a certified Baby Box to expectant mothers and fathers across Ontario free of charge for those who register and complete the online form. The Baby Bo...

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It seems we can’t go more than a few days without hearing a daycare-related horror story. From incidents of disturbing neglect to overcrowding, the daycare industry as a whole has come under serious fire in recent years. As a result of some of this negative press and my own preconceived notions, ...

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Please Note: The below Q&A is for informational purposes only and shouldn’t be considered a substitute for seeking advice from a healthcare practitioner regarding your child’s unique health needs. WhereParentsTalk.com spoke with Dr. Jessica Burke Browman, a licensed and board certified Naturo...

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Will the real grownups please stand up? It seems everywhere you look these days politicians are behaving badly, throwing Twitter fits, or in Wednesday’s case - actual fits - in the halls of government power. In an unprecedented move ahead of a controversial vote to limit debate on the governme...

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So the media has descended swiftly on the devastated community of La Loche, Saskatchewan, in typical fashion, to recount a horrific tale involving a boy with a gun, a killing spree, reeling families, a shell-shocked community.  All of which equal Canada’s worst school shooting. Why are we the lea...

Akiva Medjuck of National Benefit Authority about Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability

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If you are a disabled person in Canada, there are many resources available to you at both the provincial and the federal level. If you suddenly find yourself unable to work due to a long-term or permanent disability, you could be eligible to access the pension you have been paying into throughout yo...

Disability Tax Credit

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For those who live with disabilities every day, the Canadian Disability Tax Credit is something to consider. Available to disabled persons as well as supporting family members and full time caregivers, it can be very helpful in offsetting the often-prohibitive costs of daily care. Rather than a regu...

Taking Things for Granted

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There we were, the four of us, around the table eating dinner. Dinnertime seems to be one of the few times during the day when we, as a family unit, are together... undistracted from the outside (other than telemarketers calling our house at the dinner hour). We are able to talk about each other's d...