NS SPCA: Darling Precious is only 6 years old and needs a forever home

**** NS SPCA Release Darling Precious is only 6 years old and needs a forever home Full of zest and vigor, not so little, Precious has found her way back in to our care to hopefully find that forever family. Her stunning green eyes pop against her sleek grey tabby coat. She is noted to […]

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The names of the RCMP foals have been “S”-tablished!

**** RCMP Media Release The names of the RCMP foals have been “S”-tablished! The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is happy to announce the winners of the Name the Foal contest. This year, the contest took on added significance, with many families staying home and looking for something fun and entertaining to do together during this […]

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Canadian Red Cross: Boating Safety

**** Canadian Red Cross Release Boating Safety Equipment Requirements Along with your Pleasure Craft Operator Card, you are required by law to carry marine safety equipment. At a bare minimum, you should always have with you: Canadian-approved flotation device or lifejacket of appropriate size for each passenger on board Buoyant heaving line at least 15 metres in […]

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June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day.

**** Via Canada.ca June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, […]

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(Update) Hope for Wildlife calls for changes after bear cub seized, destroyed

**** Published by Hope for Wildlife A step forward. Via Hope for Wildlife. “We would like to give everyone an update on our current bear situation. The Minister of Lands and Forestry has agreed to meet with us to discuss the policy, along with several other bear experts from other provinces. As we continue with […]

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National Blood Donor Week

**** Canada Blood Services Info National Blood Donor Week Each year, during National Blood Donor Week (June 8–14) and World Blood Donor Day (Sunday, June 14), we proudly recognize and celebrate the essential role donors play in strengthening Canada’s Lifeline. This year marks the 12th anniversary since the parliamentary legislation — introduced by Senator Terry Mercer […]

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This JUNE, every DOLLAR raised through Canada Helps is an entry to give Bide Awhile a chance at winning $20,000 through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

**** Bide Awhile Release This JUNE, every DOLLAR raised through Canada Helps is an entry to give Bide Awhile a chance at winning $20,000 through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! If Bide Awhile were to win the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, we would put the funds towards our Palliative Care Foster Program, allowing us to […]

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