Digging into our military history – and finding unsung heroes and unlikely treasures

The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery is shown firing a 60-gun salute in Ottawa last May 21 in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The regiment’s home station is Canadian Forces Base Shilo.

By Joan Cohen

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Mosquito repellent pill really works

The new pill also has Health Canada approval.

Erin Bosch, founder and CEO of Xerion Dispensary, has an attention-grabbing ambition, though it sounds humble enough. “If I were to die tomorrow,” she happily tells people, “I would want my tombstone to read, ‘She kept the mosquitoes away.’”  The mind-boggling fact is that Erin’s Xerion Dispensary in Calgary has done just that. And now she has the sanction of Health Canada in putting her product – Mozi-Q, the first homeopathic mosquito repellent pill – on the market.  The product has been flying off the shelf for the past three years in its home territory, and is just now being marketed nationally.

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Bands, songs, dance and visual art mark upcoming Culture Days here

Winnipeg-based Manohar dancers will be on stage during culture days with their striking mold of Indian and Canadian, classical and modern dance

By Michelle Rosner

Culture Days makes its return appearance across Canada this month, and here in Manitoba  the public is expected to turn out in impressive numbers for three days of exciting arts and cultural events that will be on view from Sept. 28 to Sept. 30.

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Want a long and healthy life? It should be within reach

Simple changes in eating habits, exercise, sleep and stress management are key.

Nordic walking offers new hope for those with balance and mobility challenges.
Hon. Jim Rondeau
Minister’s Message

Maintaining good health and a long life may be easier than you think. Simple changes in eating habits, exercise, sleep and stress management are the keys to a longer, healthier life. Each of these elements plays an important role in how our body works. Continue reading Want a long and healthy life? It should be within reach

All about living in the age of maturity

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