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Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

This fall, families can take part in a run with distances that range from one to 21 kilometres, so kids of all ages can participate
How to stave off ticks

How to stave off ticks this summer

There has been a rapid increase in the number of people infected with Lyme disease in the past decade from these pesky critters
15 ways to keep kids cool

15 ways to keep kids cool this summer

From babies to older kids, discover some fun ways to beat the heat on sweltering days
Funds needed for youth mental health

Funds needed for youth mental health

The Just for Kids Foundation is seeking funds to help pay for a social worker who helps kids in distress at the Montreal Children's Hospital
Pregnant women needed for study

Pregnant women needed for study

Participants will receive a $10 gift card each time they fill out an online questionnaire about a new website geared to moms
Becoming a parent during a pandemic

Becoming a parent during a pandemic

A new brochure gives parents-to-be an overview of COVID-19 and other health-related issues surrounding pregnancy and childbirth
Shirts to make chemo a little easier

Shirts to make chemo a little easier

Zippered shirts allow easier access to port-a-caths, which are inserted under the skin in the chest of a cancer patient
39 fun outdoor activities for families

39 fun outdoor activities for families

From searching for animal tracks and weaving a bird's nest to planting seeds and going on a bike ride, there are plenty of ways to keep busy this spring
Pediatricians want sleepover camps reopened

Pediatricians want sleepover camps reopened

More than 80 doctors have signed a letter asking the government to allow sleepover camps to open for the sake of children's mental and physical well being
Women bear the brunt of the pandemic

Women bear the brunt of the pandemic

The number of women in the work force has dropped dramatically in the past year as the enormity of balancing home, work, and family responsibilities takes its toll
Borrow winter equipment for free

Borrow winter equipment for free

Four Montreal libraries are lending out sleds, snowshoes, walking poles and crampons
Free videos to keep kids active

Free videos to keep kids active

Young kids are encouraged to adopt a physically active lifestyle by having fun while moving their bodies