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And the Day Comes

The Hickman family today I have been dreading this day for a few years. Very strange you may say. What makes this day, April 2, 2017, different from any other? This is the day that Tim will have been dead longer than he lived. Very strange, I even say to myself. It’s...

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Laugh out loud

Favourite movies with our staff’s giggle guarantee. You know what they say about laughter and medicine. It’s good to laugh – it feels good and offers all kinds of health benefits from improving short-term memory to preventing heart disease. Threads of Life staff are...

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Bruce and Wendy-Ellen Nittel

“On July 2, 2012, my husband, Bruce and I joined an exclusive group. I hope others don’t join this club as the cost of membership is too great” After their son Blaine died in a pump truck rollover, Wendy-Ellen and Bruce Nittel had a visit from Blaine’s employer, who...

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How to tell when you are listening

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one or a dramatic life change due to injury or disease, chances are others around you are grieving too. Knowing how to listen makes you better able to support others. Listening is a vital skill for Threads of Life’s Volunteer...

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Start a new Family Day tradition

Family Day. A day to celebrate being together with our family during a long Canadian winter. What are you doing this family day? Spending time with loved ones, relaxing and sharing a meal together, maybe doing some outdoor winter activities with family, or heading out...

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One can make a difference!

Make your difference – Register today for Steps for Life Everyone wants to make a difference in the world. We want our presence here, and our efforts to somehow make things better. Well, Steps for Life is a place where that aspiration comes true. You can, and you do,...

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