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Planning a Garage Sale? Know Your Legal Responsibilities

Did you know that anyone holding a garage sale is legally responsible to ensure that products being sold, whether new or used, meet regulatory safety standards? The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) protects us from potentially dangerous consumer goods. The Act does not distinguish between new and used products. So anyone who sells, distributes, or even…
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Safe Sleep for Your Baby

The Public Health Agency of Canada offers important guidelines for providing a safe sleeping environment for babies. The goal is to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or "SIDS", in infants. SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant less than a year old. The risk of SIDS is highest between two and four months…
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