‘Temptation continues to be removed’: Colonel Grey axes pop from soccer practice

In order to help encourage students to follow along with a wholesome diet, Colonel Grey Senior High School in Charlottetown has removed all pop and other sugary drinks from the vending machines.

‘It’s about what you’ll get accustomed to, it’s what you would like.A – Sharla Goodwin

Two brands of soppy drinks, in addition to vitamin water, were available to students — until now.

Principal Dominique Lecours stated the plan to take away the drinks permanently came into being after parents voiced concerns concerning the accessibility to the beverages.

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Principal Dominique Lecours states one a part of making certain the well-being of scholars is ensuring they’ve healthier options. (Tom Steepe/CBC)

“A part of our mandate like a school, being an education facility, would be to educate students when it comes to getting the kitchen connoisseur,Inch Lecours stated.

“We are worried about the well-being of scholars, and a part of that’s ensuring we’ve good, healthier food provided to students.”

‘Reduce their taste for individuals drinks’

Dispensers happen to be re-stocked with juice, milk and water instead of bubbly beverages and vitamin water.

Four water features happen to be set up in different locations within the school, including one out of the cafeteria, that allow students refill their multiple-use bottles.

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Colonel Grey principal Dominique Lecours hopes the initiative will encourage more students to go for healthier drinks, like milk, if because of the choice. (Tom Steepe/CBC)

The fountains are actually extremely popular with students and staff to date, stated Lecours, using more than 12,000 bottles of water already filled.

“They are extremely pleased that they’ll bring their very own bottle and just fill their very own bottle to consume water, that is a very healthy option,” stated Lecours.

“We’ve one out of the cafeteria, one out of the wellness room and 2 somewhere from the school and it is our goal the coming year to obtain 2 or 3 more installed.”

Practice that which you preach

School and health officials hope eliminating students’ access to pop will reduce their taste for individuals drinks generally.

“It is all about what you’ll get accustomed to, it’s what you would like,Inch said Sharla Goodwin, a proper eating program officer using the P.E.I. government.

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Four water features set up in different locations in the school are actually extremely popular with students and staff, Dominique Lecours states. (Tom Steepe/CBC)

“In the senior high school, they are able to still set off grounds and buy and go what they need, but in my experience, within the school, you should be really practicing what we are recommending.”

Goodwin can also be optimistic the initiatives at Colonel Grey will encourage more students, when because of the choice, will opt for healthier drinks in school.

“[They are] setting an example for college students so we can easily see them like a champion school, too, that will hopefully inspire other schools to maneuver inside a similar direction if they are not already there,” Goodwin stated.

“We usually say habits, they develop when they are a great deal more youthful, then they’ll move on with them later.”

Terry Fox now and then: How new technology might have altered his run

An orthotics and prosthetics specialist on P.E.I. has produced a duplicate from the artificial leg Terry Fox ran on in 1980, and it is displaying it alongside a contemporary prosthesis.

Paul Hoar said the display shows just how much technologies have altered, and underlines how impressive Fox’s achievement — running a marathon each day from St. John’s to Thunder Bay, Ont., — was 37 years back.

“I’m not sure how he made it happen. Trying to return to that old-style stuff and I am thinking the way the heck did he get it done,Inch stated Hoar.

“A marathon within this every single day was unbelievable.”

Marathon of Hope

On April 12, 1980, Fox attempted to run across the nation.

3 years earlier, as he only agreed to be 18, Fox was identified as having a malignant tumor in the knee. His leg was amputated in order to save his existence. He launched his Marathon of Aspire to raise money for cancer research.

After 143 times of running, the marathon stopped in Thunder Bay. Cancer had moved into his lung area and the decline was quick. On Sept. 1, 1980, he ran almost 30 kilometres. The following day he’d trouble crossing the road.

Fox died June 28, 1981. The Marathon of Hope continues in the name, with individuals running throughout Canada. The campaign has elevated an believed $750 million.

Losing energy

In 1980, artificial knees were created with elastic strapping. For somebody running, the elastic didn’t respond rapidly enough in one step to another. That brought to Fox’s curious hop-skip gait.

Modern prostheses include hydraulics that identify if somebody is running, and alter response speed for any natural gait.

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The 2 prostheses are presently displayed in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. (Kerry Campbell/CBC News)

Modern prosthetic ft for running also have altered entirely. As opposed to a natural-searching feet, a rounded hook really returns energy in the ground towards the runner with each and every step. When Fox ran, he lost energy to his prosthesis with each and every step.

An opportunity discovery

Hoar got the concept for allowing the replica as he found a classic knee piece while cleaning up for painters at Charlottetown’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

It had been the standard knee that Fox had used. Working out building all of those other replica required two several weeks of research.

Terry Fox prosthetics

We’ve got the technology for prosthetic running ft has completely altered. (Randy McAndrew/CBC)

“I simply figured if I am going to get it done, I am going to get it done right,” stated Hoar.

“I am not going to behave that appears just like a leg. It’s like, no, it will likely be the best leg.”

Using the replica made, financing of the modern prosthesis from Ossur Canada completed the display.

The 2 prostheses are presently being proven in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown.

National recall of Walnut Lodge Farms chicken frankfurters

Walnut Lodge Farms Limited. is recalling their Zabiha Halal and Walnut Lodge Farms Big Original Chicken Frankfurters.

The warning was triggered due to a potential existence of bone tissue. 

There’s been one reported injuries because of use of these products, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency states.

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency states there’s one reported injuries connected using the recall. (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

The agency is investigating, that could lead to more products being remembered.

The CFIA says people should check packages of these product codes:

Brand Common Name Size Code on Product UPC
Walnut Lodge Farms Big Original Chicken Frankfurters 450 g 2017.AU.27 067714004205
Zabiha Halal Big Original Chicken Frankfurters 450 g 2017.AU.27

067714004236

Remembered products ought to be tossed out or introduced back to where these were purchased.