Canada’s First Ever 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults Help Make the Whole Day Matter

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Adults following the guidelines can achieve health benefits including a lower risk of death, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, weight gain, several cancers, and improved bone health. Specific to psychosocial health, participation in optimal levels of movement behaviours has been linked to improved anxiety, depression, dementia, cognition and quality of life.i,ii For adults 65+, they can also see […]

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The PC Health app

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Loblaws just launched the PC Health app, an innovative solution to provide Canadians access to care and resources how and where they want it. Powered by League, the country’s leading health operating system (health OS) technology provider, the PC Health app is the latest step in Loblaw’s journey to provide Canadians with the convenience of a digitally connected healthcare […]

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While one-in-five (18%) Canadians are better off, nearly two-in-five (39%) are worse off

 According to the third annual BDO Canada Affordability Index, which examines how affordable life is in Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic has widened the affordability gap, intensifying economic disparities across the country. The survey revealed that more than twice as many Canadians are worse off financially due to the pandemic compared to those whose personal finances have improved (39% […]

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Beware of Malware!

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security. This campaign is focused on helping all Canadians be more secure online, by being informed and knowing the simple steps to take to protect themselves, their families, […]

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Instagram teams up with girl activists to address online harassment

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Girl activists will be teaming up with Instagram, in collaboration with global children’s rights and gender equality organization Plan International, to address how the platform can respond to online harassment. This will include listening sessions with a diverse group of 15 youth activists who will provide insight into their own negative experiences to policy and product […]

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