Leaving hospital can be stressful for patients and their families, and Ross Memorial Hospital has a new tool to help.
With many patients still recovering, they and their families are often anxious about how to manage at home.
The Ontario government is now holding the first ever open enrollment sessions in Lindsay for its basic income pilot, with the first one scheduled in Lindsay for Nov. 30 at Celebrations (the old Queen Street United Church).
When Wendy Kane began her career at Ross Memorial Hospital, Pierre Trudeau was prime minister – not his son, Justin – and Bill Davis was premier of Ontario. As well, all Canadian road signs turned metric this same year and the Toronto Eaton Centre opened its doors for the first time.
Kawartha Lakes Food Source will play a key role at the Lindsay Farmers’ Market’s 25th annual Christmas market to be held Saturday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Lindsay Armouries.
As part of the festivities, from 9 am to 3 pm on each day, Kawartha Lakes Food Source will have a vendor’s booth to fundraise and to create awareness of the issue of hunger in the local community, especially at Christmas time.
When I asked Jake about his school experiences, he replied that he had attended more than 10 different elementary and high schools.
Jake was in his early twenties. He told me his family moved a lot when he was growing up. I didn’t ask why, but based on what I’d heard from others it was likely for work opportunities, better or more affordable housing, or as a result of family break-up.
Data from Trillium Lakelands District School Board shows where area students most want to go to college and university – and what they’re interested in studying.
Laura Blaker, communications officer with Trillium Lakelands District School Board, says the data was based on survey work with students. The sampling is not 100 per cent accurate, she says, “because we aren’t able to make 100 per cent contact with all of our graduates.”
However, Blaker notes that “we believe this data paints a relatively clear picture.”
Brianna Callaghan travelled all the way from her home on Manitoulin Island to build her education profile.
She first worked on her undergraduate degree at Trent University, and then decided to get one of Fleming College’s premier diplomas in environmental technology, at Frost Campus in Lindsay.
Developmental Services in Ontario is a dynamic sector that is constantly striving to learn its way into a better state of inclusive communities and responsive services.
Like so many things it is a history of rethinks and trials that have led to something better and better. At the turn of the century, institutions were new and seen as progressive, but society slowly learned that this was a disastrous way to meet people’s needs.