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Tips to stay safe, cool during extreme heat wave

Tips to stay safe, cool during extreme heat wave

Victoria Friday, June 25, 2021 8:00 AM British Columbians are being asked to take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for most of the province, predicting a dangerous, long heat wave beginning Friday, June 25 and lasting until Tuesday, June 29. Environment Canada notes the record-breaking temperatures will provide little relief at night, with elevated overnight temperatures, increasing the risk of heat-related illnesses. HealthLink BC has these

Food Safety for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Self Advocates Food Safety Tips Fruit and Vegetables   Eating a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables is part of a healthy diet and can help lower your risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide recommends adults eat 7 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, depending on your age. For more information, visit Canada’s Food Guide https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/. Contaminated

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter July,2021 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.       July Edition of KSA Newsletter 2021 contains in When we first planned the July newsletter many months ago, we were going to focus on Disability Pride Month and Canada Day. Since then, we have come to learn of a great tragedy at the site of the old Kamloops Indian Residential School. We

Government of Canada introduces legislation to create the new Canada Disability Benefit

News release June 22, 2021, Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians with disabilities are twice as likely to live in poverty than those without disabilities, a situation that has been made even worse by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. By addressing the longstanding inequities that lead to financial insecurity, hardships and social exclusion faced by persons with disabilities, the Government of

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