Education Matters: New child care centre

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The new daycare at Neepawa Collegiate is beginning to rise above the ground as winter closes in.

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On June 27, 2017, Beautiful Plains School Division was notified that there would be a major addition to Neepawa and Area Collegiate along with a stand-alone child-care centre.

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Josh and James Vosper’s Manitoba movie: From here 2 there

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Joshua Vosper (left) and his father James Vosper of Plumas cycled across the province in three parts over July and August of this year.

By Joshua Vosper

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I am thirteen years old, I live in Plumas, Manitoba and my dad and I this past summer took our bicycles across the entire province. Our original goal was to take our bikes across all of Canada, but my mother suggested we first take our bikes across our home province. If we could accomplish the provincial goal, we would be prepared to accomplish our Canadian goal.

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You & Your Health: Concussion - What do I do now?

By Dr. Mark Perrett

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A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that causes temporary changes in brain function and is most often caused by a blow to the head. It can also be caused by an excessive movement of the head that causes the brain to move rapidly within the skull.

Initial signs of concussion can include loss of consciousness, headache, vomiting, dizziness, changes in sleep, changes in mood, a feeling of brain “fogginess, general fatigue, and sensitivity to light and sound.

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Did you know? - Senior housing

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According to a study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, housing is the greatest expense in dollar amount and as a share of total expenditures for households in which a person 55 and older is considered the primary owner or renter of the home.

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Today’s seniors are aging on their terms

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There are now more seniors in Canada than children.

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

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Every person is different and that’s why there’s no one-size-fits all solution to aging. Personal preference, health, location, income and a myriad of other factors can drive a person’s decision about how and where they age. One thing is for certain, with a growing population of seniors, there are now more options than ever.

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