If you don't have a pool or a cottage, heading to a public beach is the next best way to stay cool, and have fun, during a hot summer's day. We've already taken advantage of spending some time at a couple of beaches in the Ottawa area this summer. Being able to swim at a beach that is clean and safe is important to us - and to Canadians who like to enjoy all the beautiful … [Read more...] about This Summer, Include Blue Flag In Your Family’s Beach Plans
Did you know there are pirates in Ottawa? Well, there are, and they are inviting you aboard their Pirate Adventures pirate ship for an adventurous sailing trip around Ottawa's Mooney's Bay on the Rideau Canal (a World Heritage Site)! We recently set sail with Pirate Adventures on a hot and sunny July morning. We were in search of a sunken treasure which was "lost … [Read more...] about Arrr Matey! Have You Heard About Ottawa’s Pirate Adventures?
Every kid loves LEGO, right? Personally, I've yet to meet a kid who doesn't love LEGO. I even know "big kids" who still love LEGO. Here's a little bit of interesting LEGO trivia for you. LEGO was founded in 1932 (that's 84 years ago!) by Ole Kirk Kristiansen. LEGO started as a small carpenter's workshop! It wasn't until 1958 that the famous LEGO brick was … [Read more...] about The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour Is Coming To Canada!
Becoming infected with Lyme Disease doesn't just happen by hiking through tall grasses. My niece, Jennifer, became infected with Lyme Disease simply by being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Thankfully, everything worked out well for Jennifer but, what if she could have found out if the tick was carrying Lyme Disease as soon as her boyfriend had removed the tick from … [Read more...] about Tick Tock! It’s Time For Tick Season! Are You Prepared? #CarePlus
Ticks are something dirty dogs get - or so I used to think. Truth is, any dog can carry ticks - even your dog. And guess what? Even you can carry ticks! What used to be a scourge for dog owners, and an irritation for dogs, has now developed into a very serious health concern for both dogs and humans in Canada. Lyme Disease transmitted by infected ticks. From the … [Read more...] about Lyme Disease: A Serious Health Concern For All Canadians