MASK SALES SAVING CANADIAN DESIGNERS?

Brands are helping the community and finding a new revenue stream Xenia Chen’s brand, Threads, a direct-to-consumer line of tights, was hit hard by the pandemic. “Our core product is a wardrobe staple for women when they go to work. When everyone started isolating in March, we saw a drastic…

First Aid Challenges; 3 dead and 24 injured

3 dead, 24 injured after bus rollover in Alberta’s Jasper National Park RCMP are investigating the cause of the rollover. The bus was operated by a glacier sight-seeing tour company. 2:45 Three people are dead and 24 injured after a glacier sight-seeing bus rolled over near the Columbia Icefield in…

Masks: The new norm

    Non-medical masks will not prevent you from contracting COVID 19. But it certainly makes a difference, up to a 30% decrease of contracting the disease? According to a recent article from “The Lancet”1a cotton mask can decrease the spread of COVID 19 around 30%, two layers of cotton…

Emergency First Aid Facts-Asthma

Asthma is an emergency and requires immediate first aid. Asthma is known as a chronic breathing disorder that causes the airways to swell and create mucous. This is the reason an asthmatic will cough, become short of breath and then you will hear the wheezing. Irritants Many thing can cause …

Emergency First Aid Facts-AED

Emergency First Aid Fact #16 If someone collapses, can I use an AED? Yes, you can! Anyone any age can use an AED. In an emergency grab the AED and help.  When you use AEDs immediately you save lives! AEDs or automated external defibrillators can be found across Ontario’s municipalities.…

Fentanyl found in street drugs

Brantford police have issued another warning about fentanyl being added to illicit street drugs following several overdoses on the weekend including one that resulted in death. Police and Brant Brantford paramedics responded to at least four suspected overdoses on the weekend including three that occurred  Saturday night. Two of the…

COVID 19 lasts on surfaces

Would you be surprised? Be surprised at how long a COVID 19 or SARS-CoV2 last on surfaces up to a week? YUCK!       This studies findings come from the University of Hong Kong was published in April 2020 Article Link Illness in Children