The CAN Fund #150Women – BE EPIC

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Jane was a promising track athlete before a devastating car accident ended her athletic career. Jane turned this traumatic life lesson into supporting athletes on their journey to be the best in the world by starting CAN Fund (Canadian Athletes Now Fund), a not-for profit organization. “I believe people need to see excellence to believe […]

Should You Apply?

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For Both Long Term Disability (LTD) Benefits and Canadian Pension Plan Disability (CPPD) Benefits? YES! Contributed by: Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer www.TLLawCanHelp.com Many people are confused about the differences between LTD benefits and CPPD benefits and how it applies to their particular situation. You may even be instructed by your LTD insurer to […]

Peer Support Responder

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A community initiative by Heart2Heart CPR that provides FREE training and supplies to people likely to encounter opioid poisoning. Written by: Nick Rondinelli, Owner of Heart2Heart CPR.   Heart to Heart First Aid CPR Services Inc., is proud to present a Johnston-Brais Initiative called “Peer Support Responder.” This new and FREE training program is our […]

Disability Legal Opinion

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How Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and COVID-19 Pandemic Could Lead to a Short Term Disability (STD) or Long Term Disability (LTD) Claim Every year, people across the country are affected by SAD. Since March 2020, Canadians have also had to cope with the additional stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental health has an incredible impact […]

Combatting THE Opioid Crisis

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Heart 2 Heart First Aid & CPR Helps Combat Toronto’s Opioid Crisis Contributed by Nick Rondinelli.     Heart 2 Heart First Aid & CPR Services Inc. has been in operation for 21 years, servicing Downtown Toronto East. We have provided emergency response training to thousands of healthcare providers and support workers in harm reduction, outreach, shelters, […]

Momentum Montessori

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Momentum Montessori staff continues to practice safety protocols for Covid-19 by having all staff and students to wear a mask or face covering at all times indoors and outdoors. Share

“COVID-19: A Positive Return”

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Contributed by Momentum Montessori. As many of us continue to work from home, there is a percentage of the population who have physically returned to work. Despite many uncertainties of how businesses will operate with such strict and in-depth operating criteria, we have managed to alleviate that fear and instead use it to deliver teachable […]

Yael Gottesman

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“ I knew I wanted to be a writer since I was a little girl. Diaries and journals, and stories accumulated in my room for years. Among them, a lengthy letter to the editor of the “Chicken soup for the teenage soul” series.   My plea to have my stories in the books remained unsent. […]

Maples on Sumach?

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Contributed by Randy Brown. There is an exceptional feature in Cabbagetown which mostly goes unnoticed– the chestnut trees on Sumach. This line of chestnut trees runs beside the Necropolis north from Winchester to Amelia and around the corner. Some of the trees are quite old, others planted to replace those which have died. Forestry has […]