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April 24-30th. – World Immunization Week

Immunization WIt aims to promote one of the world’s most powerful tools for health – the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.

The theme for 2014 is “Are you up-to-date?” » Read more..

Jimmy Rankin, Artist of the Week

Runs Apr. 21-25th.

Jimmy RankinJames Kevin “Jimmy” Rankin (born May 28, 1964) is a Canadian country and folk artist. A member of The Rankin Family, Rankin has also released six solo albums.

Rankin was born in Mabou, Nova Scotia. He grew up as part of a musical family that would entertain the neighbors every third weekend as part of the local céilidh. » Read more..

April 20-26th -Administrative Professional Week

Honoring the office professionals who make offices work!

Administrative ProfIt recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals.

 

2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

COASTAL COMMUNITY RADIO CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED

ATTENTION MEMBERS & SHAREHOLDERS

NOTICE OF 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting for Coastal Community Radio Cooperative Limited will held Tuesday April 29, 5:30pm at the YMCA Enterprise Centre 106 Reserve Street Glace Bay. This meeting is open to members and shareholders of Coastal Community Radio Cooperative Limited. » Read more..

Mark Boutilier, Artist of the Week

Runs Apr. 14-18

Mark Boutilier“Mark Boutilier, born March 6, 1985 – raised in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, is an emerging Canadian singer-songwriter. After successful completion of the Music Technology program at McKenzie College in Sydney, Mark focused his ambitions on songwriting. » Read more..

Parkinson Awareness Month

Parkinson MParkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time.

Parkinson’s involves the malfunction and death of vital nerve cells in the brain, called neurons. Parkinson’s primarily affects neurons in the an area of the brain called the substantia nigra. Some of these dying neurons produce dopamine, a chemical that sends messages to the part of the brain that controls movement and coordination. As PD progresses, the amount of dopamine produced in the brain decreases, leaving a person unable to control movement normally.

 

April is Daffodil Month

Daffodil MWear a daffodil pin and show your support for people living with cancer.

Every 3 minutes another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. Throughout April, volunteers across Canada will be working together to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. » Read more..

National Nutrition Month

Nutrition MEvery year in March, dietitians across the country remind us of the importance of healthy eating and the positive impact nutrition has on our health and well-being.

Nutrition Month 2014 is dedicated to helping Canadians get cooking as we focus on food skills and preparation. The slogan for this year’s campaign is Simply Cook and Enjoy! Healthy eating is important to good health. Food nourishes your body and gives you energy to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Eating the right foods can also help reduce your risk of many chronic diseases.

 

Kidney Awareness Month

Kidney MMarch is Kidney Health Month in Canada. Sponsored by The Kidney Foundation of Canada, this annual fundraising initiative involves thousands of volunteer canvassers going door-to-door in neighbourhoods across the country to raise money for Canadians and their families living with kidney disease. » Read more..