Dietitians Can Help You Combat the Fall Flu Spike {w/$100 Giveaway}

Fall has arrived in all its glory! Unfortunately, the not so glorious Fall Flu Spike has also arrived! This is the time of the year when those of us spending our days in enclosed spaces, such as classrooms, shopping malls, office buildings and entertainment venues are more susceptible to becoming sick with influenza and then bringing those germs home to our families. In fact, studies show school children often bring germs home from school and spread them to their parents and younger siblings, … [Read more...]

A Trip to the Atlantic Superstore Flower Market

I recently went on an excursion to our local Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Limited (BTN); they are the supplier of tropical plants, perennials, evergreens, trees and shrubs found in the Atlantic Superstore Flower Market. Four other BTN locations across Canada supply the Flower Market for the other Loblaws chain of stores. A couple of weeks ago, I also had the unique opportunity to interview Peter Cantley, he is the Vice President Floral & Garden, Loblaws Companies Limited. I was able to ask … [Read more...]

Post winter storm warm-up with #EqualCanada

Friday, we had one of those, oh so Maritime, messy winter storms.  It wasn't the amount of precipitation that was the problem ...it was the various forms the precipitation took!  … [Read more...]