Every child born in Ontario must be registered with the Ontario Office of the Registrar General within 30 days of being born. Registering a birth will allow other identification documents to be produced, such as Ontario Health Cards, Social Insurance Number and Birth Certificates.
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” –Maya Angelou
Kindness—the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate—is something that humans are consistently taught from the day they are born. Whether it is sharing your toys in preschool, respecting the thoughts and opinions of others throughout high school, or complimenting your co-worker’s new haircut, kindness is implemented into our brains at a very early age and taught to be practiced in daily living. However, as years and time go by, many people lose sight of what it means to be kind.
Carfentanil is a toxic opioid which is sometimes mixed into street drugs. Some signs of carfentanil and opioid toxicity include: impaired breathing, loss of consciousness, inability to talk, blue fingernails or lips, or loud snoring or gurgling.
Your health is determined by a variety of factors such as the genetic material inherited from your biological parents and your lifestyle choices. There are a range of factors called social determinants of health that will have an impact on your health.
Guest column by Elevate NWO
It is estimated that approximately 1 in every 50 people are living with hepatitis C in Thunder Bay, although many do not know it. Hepatitis C is a serious liver disease. Left untreated, it could lead to liver failure, liver cancer, or even require a person to get a liver transplant.
The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) focusses on key aspects of life. Just as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the value of goods and services produced during a time period, providing us with an indication of our financial wellbeing as a country, the CIW provides a measure of our we are doing in terms of health and wellbeing.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) clients are a priority at NorWest Community Health Centres. We provide individuals with safe, supportive, and non-judgemental health and counselling services. NorWest Community Health Centres is also active in the community by supporting LGBT activities and services, and by participating in community-based projects including Thunder Pride.
Come and celebrate our seventh annual Thunder Pride week from June 7-18 in Thunder Bay! We are thrilled to bring Thunder Pride week to all community members, including LGBTTIQPAA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Pansexual, Asexual, Allies and Others; or short form LGBTQ+) their friends and families.