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Play safe this summer: bike safety tips

Cycling is an accessible, safe and healthy method of transportation and recreation. It is also an activity that can decrease your risk of chronic illnesses. Jenny Green, a team leader with Healthy Communities cautions there are risks to cycling. "Keeping cyclists safe starts with a safe environment. Reduce your speed while driving. In any situation…

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Play safe this summer: drowning prevention

Summer is in full swing and many people in B.C. are enjoying lakes, rivers and swimming pools. Water sports are a great way to stay active and have fun. “Water activities like swimming and boating can be a lot of fun and a great way to cool down, but drowning is a danger we all…

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Food security and your health

I’m already planning what I want to cook for the December holidays. I’m thinking of a dinner that’s a little less traditional this year and I'm looking at  lemon risotto and stuffed squash recipes. I get excited about the holidays every year. For some reason cooking for celebrations is a completely different experience for me…

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