Help Us Support Edmonton’s Food Bank This Holiday Season!

There is no bad time year to show generosity to your neighbour. However, with every holiday season comes an important reminder that not all of us are fortunate enough to take the necessities of life for granted. As an affiliate member of Food Banks Canada, Edmonton’s...

A Tribute To Your Resiliency During The Pandemic

To put it bluntly, the coronavirus pandemic has been awful for everyone. No one has been spared of its disastrous effects. People all over Canada and the world have had to battle with this contagious virus, forcing us to change our lives completely. Gone are the days...

Giving Your Home A Gift Before The Holidays

Can you believe the holiday season is practically upon us? For so many of us, it’s a very exciting time of year. The holidays are the highlight of the forthcoming winter season, bringing joy to children of all ages. This year, however, COVID-19 may prevent traditional...

How Many Ways Can Asbestos Can Kill You?

Make no mistake about it, asbestos is a killer. The toxic substance, which Canada finally outlawed just a couple of years ago, is the nation’s number one workplace killer. It is the cause of thousands of deaths annually. The importance of protecting yourself from the...

Learning To Never Underestimate The Importance Of Cleanliness

Unquestionably, 2020 has been a trying year for us all. COVID-19 has changed our lives in so many ways. Just one of those ways is our approach to cleanliness. We can’t even shake someone’s hand these days, without fear of contracting germs. As a result, regular hand...

How Radon And Cigarettes Make A Lethal Combination

There was once a time when Canadians could smoke in restaurants. In fact, that time wasn’t all that long ago! Here in Alberta, smoking was banned in public spaces and workplaces in 2008. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 12 years since we could last light up in...

Keeping Your Home Clean All Autumn Long

Sadly, summer is about to end. Now that September is here, schools will soon be open and summer vacation will officially be over. We suppose that today is as good a day as any to offer up some suggestions for keeping your home clean all autumn long. After all, the...

How Hoarding Contributes To Poor Indoor Air Quality

As we pointed in a blog last month, it’s best to become a neat freak in order to improve your home’s indoor air quality. Dust, vacuum, mop, wipe – all of these practices will help you to breathe a little easier. We admit, however, that being neat and tidy is a lot...

How Cleaning Your Home Can Be Bad For Your Health

We’d all love it if our homes smelled fresh 100 percent of the time, wouldn’t we? We know, however, that that isn’t entirely possible. Cleaning, of course, is mandatory. We can’t expect the dirt, dust, pet dander and hair in our homes to sweep themselves away. And we...

What Types Of Cancers Are Caused By Asbestos Exposure?

Back on December 30, 2018, the toxic substance known as asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. The federal government introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations which prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as...