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Icon of the event Low Back Exercises: The McGill Method for Safe, Effective Back Rehab
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Up to 80 percent of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain their lifetime and some back injuries may be caused by doing the wrong exercises in the gym. So how can you be sure which exercises are safe an...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Nordic Pole Walking is the most effective low-impact physical activity, with proven benefits for fitness, therapy and rehabilitation. Come to learn the benefits of Nordic Pole Walking and to have a free trial. No skills or ...

Icon of the event Exercise and Mental Health
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. Lorne Opler, instructor of Fitness and Health Pro...

Icon of the event Uncovering the Mystic World of Dreams
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Dreams are sacred scripts directing us towards greater clarity, purpose and self-awareness. Until a few centuries ago, dreams were highly regarded, but, as shifts occurred towards rational thought and technology the wisdom of...

Icon of the event Weesleep - The Baby Sleep Seminar
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Does your baby take short naps? Is your baby up numerous times a night? Does your child need to be rocked, held or driven around to sleep? Does your child need a soother to sleep?...

Icon of the event Does your home have radon?
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Mainul Husain from Health Canada and Bob Wood, past president of Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, will explain why should you be concerned about radon in your home and workplace and what you can do ...

Icon of the event Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

Icon of the event Green Doors Open House with Green 13
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Journey to the Future: A Better World is Possible...

Icon of the event Music Medicine:  A New Frontier
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Music and music therapy are powerful means to accomplish social and emotional effects in patients. But music can also act directly on the body, brain, and mind to achieve results that are scientifically measurable. Scientist ...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


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