We are committed to utilizing innovative and effective means to engage and inspire our employees and their families to adopt and sustain healthy living practices.John Horne, Director- Safety & Health
We believe that a positive attitude to health and safety extends beyond our gates and so provide Employee Family Assistance Programs, alternative work schedules where feasible, fitness centers at some locations and educational sessions on a variety of wellness issues.
Your body hears everything your mind says. Stay positive.
Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.
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World Cancer Day is February 4th

There are not many people in the world who have not been impacted by some form of cancer in a direct or indirect way. Whether being personally diagnosed or having someone close be diagnosed, cancer is something that harms its inhabitants physically, spiritually, and emotionally. The impact is widespread, and that is why there…

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How to Stay Hydrated

  Hydration is important for the proper body to function whether you are expelling fluids through exercise or remaining stationary throughout the day. Every piece of the body from cells to the brain requires water to survive and function at full capacity. This is why staying hydrated as best as possible throughout the day…

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Why You Should Improve Your Posture

  Many young men and women have been reprimanded by their mothers, caretakers, and teachers for slouching. If told once to stand up straight or pull shoulders back, we were told twenty other times at least. Other than listening to our elders, having good posture can really have an impact on life and overall…

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How to Use Household Items as Exercise Equipment

There are dozens of excuses to not go to the gym or workout, but one of the most common excuses is the lack of hours in a day. After working all day, shuffling children to various extracurricular activities, or being a part of an extra committee or organization, many people do not have the…

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Southwest Turkey Soup

Warm Up without Stacking Up the Calories by Eating this Southwest Turkey Soup In the cold months of the year, we tend to crave hearty and heavy foods like soups and stews to warm our bodies from the inside out. Another traditional thing for the first of a new year is to be mindful…

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Foods that Will Help Boost Memory

As we have more birthdays and age grows, there are things about the body that decrease in effectiveness. Memory is an example of something that tends to grow weaker with age rather than stronger for some people, but there are ways to fuel the brain with what it needs to thrive and continue functioning…

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Vanscoy, Saskatoon

Vanscoy, Saskatoon Originating as a rural municipality named Logantown, the village 30 km southwest of Saskatoon is now known among its citizens as Vanscoy, which was derived from one of the first settlers to the area – Vern Vanscoy. Even with a new name, residents continued to use the area for its original purpose…

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Trinidad Carnival

  Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago is viewed by the world collectively as the largest street party on Earth. On the Monday and Tuesday prior to Ash Wednesday annually, Carnival is celebrated by the residents of Trinidad and Tobago as parties and cultural experiences abound with bright colored costume-clad people filling the streets and…

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February is Psychology Month

  Each calendar year, many celebrations adorn the calendar, starting with New Year’s Day and ending with New Year’s Eve, but the month of February is home to more than the well-known Valentine’s Day. During this month, Canada is celebrating Psychology Month in an effort to spread the word about what psychology is and…

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Does Job Stress Contribute to Mental Illness?

  Whether working a manual labor type of job or working indoors at a desk all day, many people in the workforce experience job-related stress. If not managed well, that stress can escalate into burnout, high blood pressure, or even depression. Though it is not commonly discussed, stress in the workplace can have a…