Posts from April, 2021

Mental Health Matters

The Mental Health Commission of Canada estimates that mental challenges are faced by nearly 1 in 5 Canadians. It also estimates that about 30% of short- and long-term disability claims in Canada are attributed to mental health problems and illnesses. An excerpt below from the Commission’s March 2017 report named “Strengthening the Case for Investing… Read More…

COVID-19 Pandemic and an Increase in Dog Bites and Animal Attacks

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant physical, mental, and economic challenges. The recurring lockdowns can result in social isolation for some among us and having a dog or other animal can prove beneficial for our mental health. For many of us, our form of activity these days is getting outdoors for a walk. The… Read More…

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