Quaker recalls Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Quaker Canada are warning people with peanut allergies not to consume certain Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs.

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OPP introduces new cyber safety program for kids

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has introduced an effective new Cyber Safety program designed to help parents keep their children safe while they are using the Internet. The OPP

Fedor Yatzik and Jenny Panda Book Launch

You are invited to the launch of the book: Eat, Sing and Fly by Jenny Panda, illustrated by Fedor Yatsik on Sunday November 14th from 2 to 4

Monsters, goblins, ghosts and witches celebrate at Springridge Farm’s Halloween Parade

Come if you dare on October 31 to celebrate a howling good Halloween at Springridge Farm. Dress in your most spook-tacular costumes and parade through the Harvest Festival

Malloween Spooktacular

Looking for a place to bring your children for Hallowe'en? Come out to the Mallowe'en Spooktacular and enjoy the day in a warm and safe environment. There will be

How to pick the perfect pumpkin

Pumpkin farmer Paul Gray, of Dixie Orchards, Caledon, says this years' pumpkin crop is two weeks ahead of schedule because of the sunny, hot, wet summer. Last year's crop

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Fisher Price recalls 11 million toys

Fisher-Price said Thursday that it is recalling more than 11 million children’s toys in the United States and Canada over safety concerns. The voluntary recall includes tricycles, baby playgrounds

President’s Choice Chocolate Chunk Cookies recalled

Loblaws is warning the public to avoid in-store baked President’s Choice Decadent Chocolate Chunk Cookies because they may contain small round metal pieces. The affected products are sold in

Cars being designed for women in high heels

From Wheels.ca: Don’t call them cute. In the competitive and macho world of car design attempts to lure women into the passenger seat have become remarkably subtle — nothing obvious,

Opponent to school name apologizes to wrestler

From ParentCentral.ca: Saying the debate over naming a school after Tiger Jeet Singh has taken an unanticipated ugly turn, a Milton parent has apologized to the wrestler and left

Milton CIBC March Break Events

The two newest CIBC branches in town (Derry + Thompson and Thompson + Steeles) have announced a week-long itinerary of March Break events: Monday, March 15 10am & 2pm Shows ~

Why Milton named a school after a WWE wrestler

From ParentCentral.ca: No smackdowns allowed at this school — even though it is named after a professional wrestler. Tiger Jeet Singh Public School got the stamp of approval from Halton

Milton Family Day Activities

[for 2011 Family Day Activities in and around Milton, click here] Spend some active time with your loved ones This Family Day, Monday, February 15th, 2010, there are a host

Thousands of Halton parents get wake-up call

School board's phone system goes awry, rings 25,000 homes at 5 a.m. It's one thing to install a new auto-dial software system. But it's quite another to announce it

Milton, Halton H1N1 clinics set to re-open

From Healthzone.ca: Flu clinics are set to re-open as early as January 7th in Halton Region for those who need a second dose of H1N1 vaccine. The second round of

HDSB opens P.L. Robertson in Milton as a walking only school

// From the Halton District School Board: Community and municipal partners make "walking only" a possibility for newly built school The Halton District School Board will open one of its

Milton schools chosen for full-day kindergarten in 2010-11

// From the Halton District School Board: The Halton District School Board (HDSB) has announced the schools that will offer full-day junior and senior kindergarten in fall 2010. Among them

Free Public Skating in Milton

Free Holiday Public Skating in Milton

UPDATED FOR 2010: Calling all parents: you know that week in between Christmas and New Year’s when your kids are still on holidays, hanging out around the house playing

Milton Momstown Free Holiday Party December 18

From Momstown Milton: Merry Christmas Milton! You're all invited! This is an open invitation which includes our members and non-members - come check momstown out, meet some members, & enjoy

Receive a personalized video message from Santa

// From MiltonSearch.com: Santa Claus is online! Allow someone you care about to receive a personalized video message from Santa Claus himself using the Portable North Pole (PNP) console, a

Great kids' holiday gifts under $20

// From Today's Parent: Looking for a couple of extra, last-minute gifts for the kids that already have too much? Today's Parent has released a list of kid-tested picks

Popular Evenflo ExerSaucer recalled

// From Health Canada: Product Name Cake Toy on 1-2-3 Tea for Me Evenflo ExerSaucer Stationary Activity Centre. Joint Recall between Evenflo, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Full

Parenting Printouts

// From Today's Parent: Discover ways to make day-to-day life easier for you and your family with these printable checklists and tip sheets. Grocery List: Make your next trip to

Do you have a picky eater in the house?

// From Today's Parent: Is there a picky eater in your family? Get strategies for helping your child try new foods in this video from todaysparent.com. Comments on this story are

Kids' artwork: Save it or scrap it?

// From the Associated Press: Culling and storing kids' artwork: some tips to keep clutter at bay Some tips to make storing – or trashing – kids' artwork easier: Let

Milton Tots on Parade this Halloween

On Saturday October 31, 2009, Downtown Milton will be playing host to a parade of (little) ghosts and goblins in the town's first ever Tots on Parade event. The

For a good night's rest… sleep alone

From MetroNews.ca: A shared bed may bad for your health, says new study Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z made it trendy when it was rumoured that they sleep separately, even going

Tote it: a pupil's money pouch

From Parentcentral.ca: Roslyn Kavanagh was putting money into a plastic bag for her 6-year-old son for pizza day at John T. Tuck Public School in Burlington when she started

Kids older than 10 need 1 swine flu shot; under 10 need 2

From the Canadian Press: The first clinical trial of swine flu vaccine in children suggests that those 10 and over will only need one shot of the vaccine, but

Full-day learning starts next year

From the Toronto Star: McGuinty to back education blueprint blending kindergarten and daycare for children aged 4 and 5 Premier Dalton McGuinty today will announce full-day learning for 4- and

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