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2014-10-24 08:25:26

Even a modest increase in Canadians' movement would substantially reduce premature deaths, diminish prevalence of chronic diseases and boost economic growth OTTAWA, Oct.

2014-09-16 12:29:58

Supporting the Panel's commitment to seek input from public and stakeholders OTTAWA, Sept.

2014-09-05 16:23:21

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - From coast to coast, Canadian adults are not meeting requirements for magnesium intake.

2014-08-18 08:25:30

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian parents look to structured activities to get their kids moving, but let's not forget about the importance of free, unstructured play.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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