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International Women's Day

Each year, March 8 is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of women and renew our efforts in achieving gender equality – in Canada and around the world. Read more.

Tanning beds and equipment

If you think using tanning equipment that emit ultraviolet (UV) radiation (rays) is a safe way to tan, think again. There is no safe way to tan. Health Canada recommends you do not use tanning equipment (like sunlamps or tanning beds). However, if you do, it is important to know the risks. Read more.

Preparing for An Out of Country Travel Vacation

A family vacation is a great way for families to spend some quality time together. However, without proper planning, an out of country vacation can sometimes be stressful. Having some basic information about your destination, such as any important travel rules or any safety considerations (common local illnesses, weather) can go a long way in helping you prepare for your vacation. Read more.