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Input Sought for Proposed New Green Commercial Vehicle Program

Input Sought for Proposed New Green Commercial Vehicle Program

Posted Sep 7th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health, Culture

Ontario is helping businesses buy low-carbon vehicles and technologies that reduce emissions and foster sustainable development -- and the province is seeking public input.

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Vaccines and Back-to-school

Vaccines and Back-to-school

Posted Aug 23rd, 2017 in Health

As a new school year approaches, Ontario is reminding parents to ensure their children's vaccines are up to date. Protect Your Children from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in St. Catharines and Pelham

West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in St. Catharines and Pelham

Posted Aug 9th, 2017 in Municipal, Health, Home and Garden, st. catharines, fonthill

Niagara Region Public Health is informing residents that Niagara has received its first confirmation of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes. To date, in the Niagara region no human cases have been reported to Public Health.

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A Breakfast Smoothie - Sunshine in a Bowl

A Breakfast Smoothie - Sunshine in a Bowl

Posted Aug 7th, 2017 in Health, Recipes

The inclusion of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit alone adds potassium, fibre and actinidin. It also provides your daily vitamin C needs. Make this smoothie bowl the night before if you're pressed for time in the morning.

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Ontario Consulting on Transparency in the Health Care Sector

Ontario Consulting on Transparency in the Health Care Sector

Posted Jul 26th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health

The goal of these discussions is to assess what additional measures are needed to increase transparency in health care, including, for example, publicly disclosing payments by private drug companies to health care providers.

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Rediscovering Canadian Cuisine

Rediscovering Canadian Cuisine

Posted Jul 15th, 2017 in Health, Recipes, Culture

Here Lynn Crawford, one of Canada's most iconic chefs, shares some of the food trends she's currently seeing trend in our 150th year.

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Quit Smoking Workshop

Quit Smoking Workshop

Posted Jul 13th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Health

The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program offers eligible participants in Niagara five weeks of cost-free nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation information to help them in their quit attempt.

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Protect Yourself from Ticks This Summer

Protect Yourself from Ticks This Summer

Posted May 22nd, 2017 in Awareness, Health, Home and Garden

The most effective way to prevent Lyme disease is to protect yourself and your family from a tick bite by:

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Free Prescription Medications for Children and Youth Through OHIP+

Posted Apr 30th, 2017 in Health

Beginning January 1, 2018, all children and youth 24 years of age or younger will be able to get their prescription medications for free by simply showing their Ontario health card number and a prescription.

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Treat MOM to superfruit pancakes

Treat MOM to superfruit pancakes

Posted Apr 28th, 2017 in Health, Recipes, Just for MOM

Delicious blueberries are a Canadian favourite for good reason - they're rich in disease-fighting nutrients and are a good source of antioxidants. Make these for Mom on Mother's Day!

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