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Social Connection during COVID-19

May 4th-10th is CMHA Mental Health Week. This year, the theme is ‘social connection’ and its importance for mental health. The campaign this year calls for us to #GetReal about …

Screen-Free Scavenger Hunts

Due to COVID-19, Screen-Free Week 2020 is now Screen-Free Saturdays! One day a week, every week, families are invited to turn off their devices and connect, explore and play while …

Family Violence and COVID-19

While staying at home offers protection from COVID-19, it increases the risk for women and children experiencing family violence. Domestic violence rates are rising in Canada and globally during the …

Virtual Field Trips

You can enjoy museums, art galleries, animals, farms, world landmarks, space stations and more without leaving home. Why not try a virtual field trip. Find suggestions in: 5 Canadian Virtual …

More Story Time Online

Today is World Book and Copyright Day! More than ever, at a time where most of the schools around the world are closed and people are having to limit their …

Online Resources for Tutors

How can we provide resources to volunteer tutors while practising social distancing? Today we’d like to highlight a few online resources. Tutoring Basics A Frontier College Tutor’s Guide: Working with …

COVID-19 Parenting Tip Sheets

Recognizing the challenges that physical distancing and school closures can create for parents, a team of parenting experts has developed a set of six tip sheets on positive parenting. The …

A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development

The Harvard Center on the Developing Child has released A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development. This is a collection of resources and recommendations to help parents, caregivers, childcare …

Wide Open School

With all the online learning activities available now for kids learning from home, how do you choose? Which ones are educational? Which ones are engaging? Are they free? Common Sense …