Public Weather Alerts for Canada


Check public weather alerts before you plan your trip. 

Winter Smarts - Learn How To Be Prepared


Are You Ready For An Earthquake?


It's time to get serious about preparing your family for an earthquake.  

Prepare For An Outage Before It Happens


How To Build a 72-Hour Emergency Kit


Highway Conditions and Border Crossing Information


Ah Summer!

Heatstroke First Aid and Prevention


If you think a person may be experiencing heatstroke, seek immediate medical help. Call 911 or your local emergency services number.​

Take immediate action to cool the overheated person while waiting for emergency treatment.  

*Get the person into the shade or indoors.

*Remove excess clothing.

*Cool the person with whatever means available — put in a cool tub of water or a cool shower, spray with a garden hose, sponge with cool water, fan while misting with cool water, or place ice packs or cold, wet towels on the person's head, neck, armpits and groin.

Summer Safety Tips


Summer is a time for family road trips, outdoor fun in the sun and hopefully lots of great weather.

Here are some simple reminders to prepare for safe summer days:

  1. Stay cool in the heat.
  2. Wear the right helmet.
  3. When thunder roars, go indoors.
  4. Pack an emergency kit.
  5.  Keep food fresh.
  6. Don't drink/smoke and drive.

Points to Ponder


Teasing can strengthen a relationship by showing closeness and affection with another person.​

The affectionate interaction of teasing can turn hostile when the person being teased is distressed by the teasing. ​

We are living in a culture of suspicion towards people whose disability is not immediately obvious. Imagine having heart disease or MS, being able to walk only a short distance, and being treated as a potential fraudster when you dare to park in a disabled parking.

Bulletin Board

MacClean's University Rankings 2019


Everything you need to know to pick the right university for you.

Need a Babysitter? Want to be a babysitter?


Need a babysitter or babysitter job? is the one-stop resource for all your babysitting, nanny, and child care needs. If you're looking to hire child care for your kids or you're a babysitter, nanny or child care worker looking for a job — can help!

2019 Canada Food Guide


Canada’s new food guide does away with food groups and portion sizes, focusing instead on broader guidelines that include eating more plant-based protein and drinking more water.


Useful Links

A list of merchants and services recommended by our members through first hand experience.  These links are not sponsored links.  We do not receive a fee for the referral.


Summer camps

A list of short term camps throughout BC.


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