Manitoba is last province to undertake bariatric program
By Rayan Horswill-Tees
The number of Canadians who are overweight or obese has increased significantly over the past 25 years. Approximately 4.5 million Canadians age 20 to 64 are obese, with another 6.8 million overweight. The World Health Organization has declared obesity an epidemic. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is key to reducing the risk of chronic diseases and leading a healthy lifestyle.
There are clues for determining if your cat is ill, but you have to look for them.
Studies have shown that dog owners on average take their pets to the veterinarian twice as often as cat owners. As a result, cats are more likely to be diagnosed with illnesses that are at advanced stages. Foremost among the numerous reasons why cats seem get the short shrift when it comes to vet visitations is that dogs are more involved with the daily lives of their owners.
“It’s a challenging time for the performing arts across Canada, and while there are inspiring success stories in the mix, including many local institutions, there is lots more work to be done.”
Despite warnings from friends that I shouldn’t put away my winter boots just yet, I expect this unseasonably warm weather will extend into April. We’re welcoming spring at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre with a romantic adventure at the Tom Hendry Warehouse and a “feel-everything” musical at the John Hirsch Mainstage.
Two important and very different parks will soon emerge in downtown Winnipeg, giving
Winnipeggers and their visitors a vibrant central outdoor destination and a locus for soaking up and celebrating the early history of our region.