Tick Safety

With recent reports of ticks being found in the neighbourhood, please see the below. What are Ticks? Ticks are small spider-like animals (arachnids) that bite to fasten themselves onto the skin and feed on blood. Ticks are most active during the spring, summer and fall seasons and can be active when the temperatures are above 4 degrees Celsius. In addition to ticks that live in Alberta year-round, migrating birds bring ticks from warmer areas into…

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May 8 – World Red Cross Day

What is World Red Cross Day?Today we have a reason to smile, because we’re celebrating the Red Cross Movement. We celebrate the values of the Red Cross including, supporting the most vulnerable and strengthening communities. We celebrate showing humanity in the midst of inhumanity. World Red Cross Day is celebrated on May 8th in honour of the man who had a vision that ignited the Red Cross Movement. How did the Movement come to be?Henry Dunant…

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