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Earlier this month the Centre de l’Enfant Aux 4 vents, an Ottawa daycare, came under fire for its strict policy about not allowing outside food to be brought into the Center. Like each of the two daycare centers my sons attended, the Center made all the meals and snacks on site. Parents sign a contract acknowledging that […]
On February 27, 2014, CBC The Nature of Things aired an episode titled”The Allergy Fix” produced by Dreamfilm, a Vancouver documentary company. I became a fan of the show’s host, Dr. David Suzuki, when I used the textbook he wrote on genetics as part of my undergraduate science degree. I was interested to watch the […]
Last Fall, my dog Coco had very itchy ears, which seemed to be bothering her a lot, as she scratched every few minutes. I took her to the vet, and I was surprised to see when he lifted up her ears that she had actually torn the skin on their underside. Coco was given steroid […]