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Managing moisture in your home is key
As humans, we’re constantly creating humidity and moisture. Every time we cook, clean, bathe, or even breathe, we’re adding more moisture to our homes. If it was built properly — your home will have methods for dealing with that excess moisture before problems start to build up. But what happens if your home can’t get rid of the excess? You’ll start to see issues with mould and mildew growth around your home.
‘Bottle clubs’ of Huron were almost legal but not quite
In October 1950, the Huron Temperance Convention in Goderich raised the alarm over the spread of bottle clubs in this officially ‘dry’ county. According to a temperance spokesman, the bottle clubs were “just the old speakeasies under a new name” and “glorified bootleggers” joints trying to get around the Canada Temperance Act.
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Short-term thinking about long-term care
No one aspires to live in long-term care, but this is what governments focus on: not keeping people healthy at home but on “fixing” a model of institutional care that promises low quality of life for residents, low pay for workers, and insufficient resources for everyone.