World Hepatitis Day is an annual event that brings attention to chronic viral hepatitis worldwide and stands in solidarity with persons who have hepatitis B or C, two forms of life-threatening liver disease. Approximately 500 million people – one in 12 worldwide – are infected with viral hepatitis B or C. In Canada, an estimated 550,000 people have viral hepatitis, with many unaware of their status.
Listen until Oct. 28th. for your chance to win tickets to the Cape Breton Smile Musical Production taking place at the Highland Arts Centre, Sydney – The former St. Andrews, Bentinck St.
When you hear your cue, call 902-563-5771 and win a pair of tickets.
-Babies are born without knee caps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
-Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
-Canada is an Indian word meaning “Big Village”.
-Cat’s urine glows under a blacklight.
-Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
-Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
National Drowning Prevention Week (NDPW) is from July 20-26, 2014. The event increases awareness, across Canada, of the need for drowning prevention.
Everyday Canadians make safe choices around water and ice, your encouraged to learn more on how to protect yourself and others by accessing expertise, programs and services available to you.
Parks Day is a national event celebrating Canada’s amazing natural and historic places from coast to coast to coast. It is held each year on the third Saturday of July.
Join thousands of people right across the country to celebrate our system of National Parks and National Historic sites. Guided hikes, live music and other outdoor festivities are all part of National Park’s celebration of this nationally recognized day!