The deadline to file income taxes in Canada is April 30, although this year procrastinators have until midnight since the 30th is a Sunday. Most income tax returns can be filled online, though some are required to be completed on paper. According to recent data, approximately a third of Canadians prepare their own taxes, and about half of these still use paper forms, which may be complex to navigate.
The Board of Directors of NorWest Community Health Centres is pleased to announce the appointment of Juanita Lawson, as Chief Executive Officer. She will assume responsibilities on May 1, 2017 and will succeed Wendy Talbot, who is retiring after 20 years of service at NorWest CHCs.
Growing up in the 80’s I remember early morning fast food breakfasts and microwavable everything. We even had a plastic microwave rack for bacon. My mother thought it was great to have convenience and cost effective choices. Thinking she was doing her best, my mother had no idea she was playing into a culture that would see obesity rates and allergies sky rocket over the next 30 years.
There are different types of literacy. Basic literacy can be described as the ability to read and write. Other types of literacy are more complex. In addition of the ability to read and write:
Health literacy includes the ability to process and understand health information, and the actions you need to take for good health.
Financial literacy includes the ability to understand and make informed choices about personal finances.
Food literacy includes the skills and ability to prepare nutritious foods, ranging from reheating food to following recipes.
Literacy can be described as the ability to read and write. There are different types of literacy. For example, food literacy is the skills and ability to prepare nutritious foods, ranging from reheating food to following recipes. Financial literacy is the ability to understand and make informed choices about personal finances. Health literacy is more complex. In addition to the ability to read and write, it includes the ability to process and understand health information, and the actions you need to take for good health.
CEO of NorWest (once known as Ogden East End) for over 19 years, Wendy Talbot has announced her retirement. Among her many achievements, she helped turn our local 12 person team into an organization made up of over 130 spanning our four locations. She will be missed.
The renovations on our beautiful, new expansion are now complete and you are welcome to come take a look. We also have new, accessible parking in the rear of the building to ensure that everyone benefit from the work we've done.
When it comes to type 2 diabetes, the most common type of diabetes, prevention is a big deal. Almost four million Canadians have been diagnosed with diabetes, and an estimated one million Canadians today are living with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. The importance of knowing the risk factors for diabetes can provide Canadians with information to act and ultimately lower their risk of developing the disease.
There are constant warning labels out there about the perils of stress. These messages can arouse our entrenched patterns of resistance to difficulty, discomfort and challenges, in turn creating a tug"a"war reaction to stress. Though good intentioned, the information we are inundated with about stress as "the enemy" does little to assist when it shows up so readily in our day to day lives. We are told that the consequence of experiencing stress can negatively impact our health, causing wear and tear on our bodies, getting in the way of our accomplishments and depleting our relationships. Hence, we begin to define stress as bad for us.