Lead-Laden Hockey Sticks, Craigslist Stroller Bust and More

Each Friday, we dish out the best news stories of the week to help keep you in the loop. Your child's slapshot may be wicked, but his stick could be...

Quebec Government Will Fund IVF Treatments

For people struggling with infertility issues, the stress and emotional upheaval can be overwhelming. When you add to that the financial burden of...

Are Hospitals That Give Out Free Formula Sabotaging Breastfeeding?

Toronto's Medical Officer of Health has a message for Toronto hospitals: Stop giving out free formula. According to a new study by Toronto Public...

Young Cancer Patients at Risk for Loneliness and Isolation

A diagnosis of cancer is devastating to a person of any age. But for teenagers and young adults with the disease, it can be particularly lonely and...

'Little Mosque' Star Dishes on Life With Teens, Hyper Parenting and Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

Sheila McCarthy is one of Canada's most accomplished actors. She's won the trifecta of Canadian commendation: Two Genies, two Geminis and two Doras...

Flu Shots, Salmonella-Tainted Snacks and Bilingual Kids: News for Canadian Parents

This week's Canadian parenting news bites include a major Ontario child porn bust, a recall of salmonella-tainted snack foods, a study that says kids...

Are Canadians More Open to Babies in Bars?

I've been following the Park Slope babies-in-bars battle with great interest. In Brooklyn, a war is waging between parents who want to bring their...

5 Ways to Get Harmful Chemicals Out of Your Child's Life

Since having kids, it seems like the amount of toxic chemicals in my world has increased exponentially. Every week, there's a new and terrible danger...

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Could Delay Developmental Milestones

A new study suggests that exposure to anti-depressants in utero could adversely affect an infant's developmental milestones. But a leading Canadian...

Teachers' 'Lap Dance' Raises Questions About Appropriate Behaviour

The videotaped "lap dance" between two teachers at Winnipeg's Churchill High School has parents and students across the country weighing in on what is...

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