Steak, suds and safety: it’s barbecue time!

By Anita Zgbricki

Spring is here, with summer just around the corner. It’s barbecue season. Time to savor a great tasting meal you can prepare outdoors while enjoying the weather. But  make sure your barbecue is up to par. Here are some safety tips that need your attention.

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Grenada’s Gardens

Volcanic in origin, mountainous Grenada offers spectacular views from any vantage point. This garden is on a hill (almost everything in Grenada is) with achingly beautiful views.

By Veronica Sliva

I’m not much of a beach babe, so those ads for Caribbean destinations, you know the ones with sun worshippers relaxing on white sand beaches sipping cocktails, are lost on the likes of me. But, offer me an island in the sun with lots of greenery and I can’t wait to pack my bags.

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Angels offering home health care

A good caregiver invests emotional strength in her work.

By Tanya Comeault

Angels are the ones who walk among us lending a helping hand in times of need, and the home health care workers with the co-op,  A Pyramid of Angels, are dedicated to that very mission.

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Long term health care should be part of your retirement planning

By Duane Esakin

Think about your retirement years: walking along a beach, perfectly hitting a golf ball, exploring ruins in an exotic land, playing with your grandchildren. Thoughtful retirement planning can bring a smile to your face.

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Surgery for the obese now available here

Manitoba is last province to undertake bariatric program

By Rayan Horswill-Tees

Obesity is at epidemic levels but determined men and women are trying to exercise it away.

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.

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