Thousands of women are living with ovarian cancer in Canada. It is estimated that this year 2,800 Canadian women will be newly diagnosed with this disease. Ovarian cancer is the 5th most common cancer for women and is the most serious women’s cancer.
September marks the start of Arthritis Awareness Month.
Last year, a study by The Arthritis Society found that one in three Canadians living with arthritis had to quit working as a result of their condition.
International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
Did You Know Trenton Makes Tons of Dinos?
No, they don’t make dinosaurs like in Jurassic Park, but it’s the next best thing. Research Casting International, the leading company for constructing dinosaur remains (casting, restoring, mounting, repairing), is located in a 45,000sq. ft. airplane-hanger-sized building in Trenton, Ontario. The company has created more than 750 of the mighty beasts for museums around the world.
Did You Know Kelowna Makes Most of the World’s Water Slides?
When you slip down one of those clear tube water slides on a Disney Cruise, you’re likely using Canadian design and technology. Canada’s Whitewater West Industries Ltd. is the largest water parks attraction company in the world. Their Kelowna, B.C. facility, FormaShape, makes thousands of water slides each year.
Another genius way to use muffin tins! Simply, place BBQ condiments in each compartment to make extra space on a small cottage table. For an easy clean up afterwards, use disposable paper muffin cups to line the muffin tin.
Use a cupcake liner as a popsicle drip catcher.
Use a fitted sheet on the beach to keep sand out of your things.
Put your sunglasses on a hanger to keep them from breaking.
Want to ride your bike with bare feet like a kid? Add sponges to the pedals to keep them from burning.
Slide your soda straw through the tab to keep it from floating upward.