The ‘First Three Years–Make the Connection’ (MTC) program equips parents with skills to understand
and respond consistently to the feelings behind their baby’s behaviour during thecritical first three
years. By reaching parents while their baby’s brain is still forming, we prevent problems before they

 “Parenting for Life” materials promote healthy attachment relationships during childhood, preteen
and teen years. Written in accessible, jargon-free language, parents are encouraged to show their
child, through their responses, that close family relationships are valuable, predictable, safe, and
readily attainable.

Kids Have Stress Too!® is a universal primary prevention program to provide parents, caregivers 
and professionals with the awareness, knowledge and skills to help children become more resilient 
and healthier by learning to manage their stress. The program helps parents and those working with 
children to better understand childhood stress and how to provide children with age appropriate 
tools to help them deal with stress effectively.

Stress Lessons is a free classroom resource that is designed for educators of students in grades 4 to 6.
Stress Lessons is built on an experiential, hands-on learning approach. Its aim is to help educators 
create teachable moments to introduce stress management strategies and build emotional resiliency.
Stress Lessons aims to teach Canadian families how to manage stress today and for the rest of their
lives. Stress Lessons has developed a resource for parents too. New: Stress Lessons: Tools for Resiliency is designed to support high school students and has components teachers, counsellors, administrators, parents and caregivers.

Many of those coming to find new lives and new directions in Canada’s major urban centers are
from less developed and emerging economies. Some are escaping turmoil and war. Coming from.
a host of different cultures, newcomer families frequently struggle to adapt to new roles and cultural
values, which may conflict with their traditional values and expectations. Cultural differences and past
experiences can make the integration process more demanding and difficult. Having access to
necessary services and supports are important components of successful integration. 

We need to stop and look at how important work is in people’s lives. By paying more attention to the 
emotional aspects of  the workplace, we can make the work experience much more meaningful. The  
organizations that get this right are  the ones that will compete successfully in the global workplace
If you are one of the 23% of Canadians who finds almost every day pretty stressful, you’d probably
love to find better ways to manage stress. Stress Strategies was created to help you do that.
Stress Strategies looks at stress as a problem that can be solved, or at least improved, using practical 
problem-solving methods.