Sheep Worrying

Sheep Worrying is a term not used much in Canada, but in places like the UK or New Zealand where there are a lot of sheep it is a well known term.  It is when dogs are not leashed while hiking through sheep country and they end up chasing sheep causing the sheep to panic. …

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today (September 10th) is the day set aside by the World Health Organization as World Suicide Prevention Day.  It serves as a reminder of the lives lost to suicide each year and acts as a motivating force to encourage wide-spread prevention efforts. Every 40 seconds on average someone on our planet will take their own…

Brain Power

Next week for most students in the Northern Hemisphere it is the return to school after summer break.  For some people it means sadness, and well, others cannot wait for school to begin again. One of the things we really take for granted is education.  There are many millions of children in the world that…