October 23, 2014
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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Ottawa Shooting

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A young reserve solider was shot and killed in our capital city of Ottawa by a gunman. Most of us are still reeling from this news and trying to make sense of what has happened today. But we also need to respond to our young people and help them understand what has occurred. There is much we will need to understand and process around this horrific event, but here are some tips to help you talk with your children right here and right now.

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Whooping Cough Outbreak In Nelson

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11 Quotes From We Day Vancouver That Will Inspire You

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Top 10 Sexiest Movie Scenes (NSFW)

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