Beware of Door to Door Sales – Search the Ontario Consumer Beware List

The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services maintains a searchable list of businesses that have either: not answered to the ministry after they were sent 2 notifications about a consumer complaint been charged or convicted in relation to the Consumer Protection Act or other acts of the ministry Go to this link to search the consumer beware list…

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Protect Your Digital Life – Two Steps Ahead Campaign

On the Internet, a password is like the key to your house – it keeps all of your things safe, from your streaming movies to your banking information. Usually, a username and password gives you access to your email, financial and health information, photos and videos, social networking sites and other accounts. These accounts contain…

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Celebration of Life Month: How do you Celebrate Life?

The month of January signifies new beginnings. For many individuals, January can be more than the start of another year on the calendar. January is designated as the Celebration of Life Month. How do you celebrate life? Do you celebrate life? Celebrate knowing who you are, what you stand for and where you want to…

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January is Financial Wellness Month – How is your financial health?

Budgeting and money management are key to making good financial decisions and achieving your financial goals. Most people know how much money they make, but find it hard to keep track of where their money is going or how much their debt costs them every year. Making a budget is a good first step in managing…

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6 Steps To Survive The Holiday Season After Loss by Donna Mebane

For years, I made my children listen to Bing Crosby as we decorated the Christmas tree. One day, I reasoned, I would be gone and I imagined them downloading ‘ole Bing and carrying on the tradition with their own children. When they got to the song, “Think of Me” they’d pause, shed a little tear,…

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December – Universal Human Rights Month

www.youthforhumanrights.org 1. We Are All Born Free & Equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way. 2. Don’t Discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences. 3. The Right to Life. We all have the right to life, and…

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National Safe Driving Week: It’s not just alcohol that impairs

December 1 to 7 is National Safe Driving Week, and the Canada Safety Council is reminding Canadians that it’s not just alcohol that impairs. Driving is such a daily activity, we can easily forget that it’s a complex task requiring skill, concentration and alertness. In the rush from Point A to Point B, we may…

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THANK YOU to all our fantastic Victim Services Volunteers!

International Volunteer Day is a global celebration of volunteers. It takes place every year on December 5 to shine a light on the impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international. United Nations Volunteers…

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