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  • Health Canada: Baby Nests, Baby Pods Can Pose Suffocation Risk Health Canada is warning the public about the suffocation risk associated with baby nests — small, portable beds with soft, padded sides. Also called baby pods, they are often advertised as multi-functional products that can be used as a sleep surface, a changing mat or a tummy time mat. Some baby ...
  • We are social creatures: how connections help us thrive The biggest challenge I encountered when moving to Canada on my own four years ago was my sense of loneliness and isolation. Even though I did meet lots of people, I realized that creating deep friendships would take more time than I anticipated. Most people already seemed to have their ...
  • Ria Money Transfer adds tens of thousands of locations to Indian network to serve world’s largest diaspora group Wiring money home to India? Ria Money Transfer the third largest money transfer company in the world has signed direct partnership agreements with three of India’s leading cash remittance payout agents, Paul Merchants Limited, Weizmann Forex Limited and Transcorp International Limited. Ria’s new principal agents are well-recognized in India and each ...
  • Quebecers Have More To Gain From Alberta Oil Than They Think According to some commentators and politicians, the only thing Quebecers get from Albertan oil production is potential problems, in particular related to the transport of hydrocarbons, while the benefits are concentrated out West. Montreal mayor Denis Coderre, for instance, has been outspoken in his opposition to the Energy East pipeline, ...
  • Canadian Tire Money Gets A Patriotic Redesign For Canada 150 Your dad is going to love this! In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, Canadian Tire is releasing a limited-edition, oh-so-patriotic version of its iconic 10-cent bill. The bills boast some of the same security features as real money, as well as gold foil and a watermark. “Canadian Tire ‘Money’ is such an iconic ...