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Of Marijuana and Moss

Washington state grows marijuana crops almost as prolific as it grows moss, particularly since legalization of recreational weed last year.  Retail marijuana outlets now are a common sight on our commute to work, complete with their warm glowing lighting, inviting interiors, plush furniture and fancy display cases.  586 more words

Health Care

Welcome to the new Vanauley Street YMCA!

Construction inside is complete, the furniture is in and youth have stayed the night. We are so excited that programs are up and running at our new Vanauley Street YMCA – and even more excited about what this means for at-risk and homeless youth in the GTA. 350 more words

Ymca Of Greater Toronto

When a Red Sweatshirt Makes a Big Difference

Last week our 8th grade class sweatshirts arrived.  With a big “15” containing everyone’s name on the back, the shirts are seen as a symbol of class pride and unity.   221 more words


Pizza: The Silent Child Killer

Eh. Worth it. Pizza > children

No matter how you slice it, American kids are eating too much pizza.

That’s according to a new study from the Illinois Prevention Research Center, which found that pizza is the second-highest source of calories for kids ages 2 to 18.

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Teens and Divorce-- various resources

We have begun collecting information and programs to support teens dealing with their parents divorce.  Here are some examples:

Online Programs

Family Change:  Teen Guide to Separation and Divorce– Designed by the California Courts… 110 more words

Effects Of Divorce On Children