I've just completed the last exam
of my Occupational Therapy Aide Program, and I am now gearing up to send out my resumes to my selected recipients. I chose OTA because of my personal experience with occupational therapists. In February of 2009, my youngest daughter, who was 10 years old at the time, suffered a grand mal seizure and slipped into a coma.
Read more of Carolyn's story.
|COLOUR ME HEALTHY|
Summer is almost here, and with the warm weather will come an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. Ripe strawberries, crisp green beans, juicy tomatoes, garden-fresh greens, and luscious peaches will soon be available at local stores and farmers’ markets.
While most of us look forward to summer’s fresher produce, what you may not realize is that the vivid colours of fresh fruits and vegetables actually offer clues as to which ones are richest in vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients. Read more.
|(RESTAURANT) FOOD FOR THOUGHT
What do Canadian households do over 500 times a year? Why visit a restaurant, of course!
According to Statistics Canada, Canadian households spend 30%
of their budget on food services at the over 90,000 food service and drinking establishments across the country. These facts help explain the importance of the food service industry to the Canadian economy. It accounts for close to $63 billion in sales and employs over 1,100,000 Canadians in direct jobs, accounting for approximately 6.5% of the Canadian labour force—according to RestaurantCentral.ca.