Health

  • Ways to get mental health support and a comprehensive list of resources
    With the ongoing pandemic, worrisome situations locally as well as in other countries where loved ones are suffering can be difficult for many. Mental well-being can be affected and needs to be monitored and looked after. Feeling anxious, sad, frustrated or suicidal can affect us in the short-term and long-term. Knowing ...
  • Perfectly imperfect: You are enough!
    Have you ever thought or said, “I’m not as capable as other people think I am” or “I have to be perfect to feel good enough”? Do you feel inadequate, no matter how much you achieve? Maybe you believe your success is due to luck, rather than true personal ability, ...
  • Immigrant children’s health declines rapidly after arrival in Canada
    By: Hassan Vatanparast, University of Saskatchewan and Ginny Lane, University of Saskatchewan A healthy, happy future, free from poverty: This is the aspiration of many new immigrants and refugees to Canada and the United States. Leaving harsh conditions and food scarcity behind, they embrace the safety and relative affluence that North ...
  • Canada’s Food Guide stresses plant-based eating
    As a newcomer, shopping for and cooking food in Canada can be a little confusing as there may be many new choices that are unfamiliar to you. It’s also easy to get trapped into unhealthy choices, as there are many convenience and pre-packaged foods and drinks available. Confused? The new ...
  • P.E.I. Western Hospital Ward Fully Staffed By Remote Doctors Amid Shortage Of Physicians
    Once faced with the threat of closure, a rural hospital in P.E.I is now thriving despite not having any doctors working within its walls. Patients on the acute care ward at Western Hospital in Alberton are the first in Canada to receive care exclusively from doctors appearing via television screen. ...