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Protecting elders from harm

The World Health Organization predicts that by the year 2025, the global population of those aged 60 years and older will more than double to about 1.2 billion.

Students from Yellowquill School did a simulation walk where all the grades had to carry milk jugs filled with water around a track to learn how it feels to gather water in countries where women and children walk close to eight kilometres a day to go get water. The simulation was held on Friday, May 15 during the schools Water Week, which ran from May 11 to 15. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/POSTMEDIA NETWORK)

Yellowquill promotes water security

It seems appropriate that last week Yellowquill School experienced a water main break and a few days of rain given that it was the same week they were trying to bring water security awareness to the community.

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