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First Aid Plus founder Eric Roy teaches a Standard First Aid course. Photo Courtesy First Aid Plus

In case of emergency

As a teen, Ottawa’s Eric Roy developed an interest in saving lives. Today, Roy’s First Aid Plus teaches people how to help others   Eric Roy recalls when last summer, an Ottawa mother took a course with his company, First […]

A handful of red wigglers. Photo Courtesy The Box of Life

Digging deep for the planet

Vermicomposting is good for your garden, the environment and fascinating for kids     In 2017, Akil Mesiwala was looking for a way to make his life more sustainable. After researching indoor composting and vermicomposting, he bought some red wiggler […]

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(Un)boxing day

Whatever your interest, there’s a subscription box for that   Subscription boxes have been around for a while, but their popularity has skyrocketed in the past couple of years, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, when people were sheltering in place, […]

It's never easy, especially for children, when a marriage ends.

When a marriage ends

Divorce is one of the hardest things a child can go through. Here’s how a parenting coordinator can help, renowned Ontario lawyer Russell Alexander writes You’re a responsible parent. You’ve made sure that your children are fed and clothed, healthy […]