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Icon of the event Vegetarianism 102: Going Vegetarian in 3 Easy Steps
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in going vegetarian but finding it difficult? Not sure what to eat or where to shop? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will help you make the transition in three easy steps. For more information and to register pl...

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Seniors Safety: Elder Abuse Information Session
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in raising awareness on elder abuse. Learn the facts from Elder Abuse Ontario. This session is for all seniors and caregivers. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information and to register, please call 416...

Icon of the event Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease at the Toronto Memory Program
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Richview

Dr. Ian Cohen is a physician and research investigator at Toronto Memory Program. He has been involved in over 100 studies evaluating new treatments for Alzheimer and related dementias....

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

At this presentation by a public health nurse, you will learn about the risk factors for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, the screenings available and ways you can reduce the risk and stay healthy. Please call the br...

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits of a plant-based diet
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Pamela Fergusson, a Registered Dietitian with a Ph.D. in nutrition will discuss why plant-based diets are on the rise and the benefits of this trend. She will share the latest research underpinning the value of increasing th...

Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Seul à la maison (Parents d'enfants de 10 à 14 ans)
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Cinq étapes faciles pour devenir autonome. Cette rencontre s'adresse aux parents d'enfants de 10 à 14 ans, les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invités!...

Icon of the event Handle With Care-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Handle with Care is a program for parents and other...

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