The S.S. Keewatin

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The S.S. Keewatin One of Canada’s most famous ships sits in Port McNicoll, just outside of our own small town of Midland.  Older than the Titanic, the SS Keewatin was launched on July 6, 1907, and entered service the following year.  The SS Keewatin ran continuously for almost 60 seasons and is a great part of Canadian history.  She carried …

Life Changing

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Can Volunteering Change my Life? Did you know that there are health benefits to volunteering?  When most of us think about volunteering we think about helping others, but research shows that you are actually helping yourself.  Consider the following list of not only physical but mental benefits you can gain when making a decision if volunteering is something for you. …

Keep the Kids Busy for the Holidays with these 6 Activities

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Keep the Kids Busy for the Holidays with these 6 Activities While the holidays are full of fun, family, and festivities, they can also be a challenge for parents. In our last blog, Trade the Pokeball for a Volleyball!, we mentioned those two cringe-worthy words every parent dreads: I’M BORED! While the YMCA Youth Nights are great on Fridays, we …