Events and Announcements

Published on Wed, 11/09/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Four step process to farm first aid reports

Four step process to farm first aid reports

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (458 words)

Prompt detailing of workplace injuries and illness on the farm is an important step in risk assessment and prevention.

Published on Mon, 11/07/2011 by National Council of Veteran Associations

Government Should Exempt Veterans From Budgetary Cuts

Government Should Exempt Veterans From Budgetary Cuts

By: Brian N. Forbes, Secretary General, National Council of Veteran Associations, November 7, 2011

As the National Council of Veteran Associations (representing 58 member-organizations) gathered for its annual meeting last week, its focus was on the declared intention of the Government that many Federal Budgets are to be potentially reduced and that substantial financial cuts will have to be exercised by individual Departments, including Veterans Affairs Canada.

Published on Tue, 11/01/2011 by The War Amps

War Amps Marks Remembrance Day With Re-Release Of First World War Documentaries

War Amps Marks Remembrance Day With Re-Release Of First World War Documentaries

OTTAWA, November 1, 2011 -- November 11th marks the anniversary of the end of the First World War, and is a day Canadians honour and remember those who have served and those who died.

Published on Tue, 11/01/2011 by National Council of Veteran Associations

NCVA Asks PM Not To Make Cuts On Backs Of Veterans

NCVA Asks PM Not To Make Cuts On Backs Of Veterans

OTTAWA, October 26, 2011 -- The National Council of Veteran Associations (representing 58 member-organizations) has written to the Prime Minister to express its serious concerns as to the declared intention of the Government that many Federal Budgets are to be potentially reduced and that substantial financial cuts will have to be exercised by individual Departments, including Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC).

Published on Mon, 10/31/2011 by CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada – 75th Anniversary – Letter to the editor

CBC/Radio-Canada – 75th Anniversary – Letter to the editor

CBC/Radio-Canada officially celebrates its 75th anniversary this Wednesday, November 2. Attached is a letter signed by President and CEO Hubert T. Lacroix to mark the occasion. We would appreciate the opportunity to share it with your readers.

We’ve attached two versions for your consideration: a longer and a shorter. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Published on Thu, 10/27/2011 by Organic Federation of Canada

The Organic Federation of Canada is entering its fifth year of existence.

The Organic Federation of Canada is entering its fifth year of existence.

An interview with Ted Zettel, President of OFC/FBC

by Nicole Boudreau


OFC was first operational October 1 2007; four full years have passed since then. Are you happy with the evolution of OFC and the current challenges it is facing?

Published on Thu, 10/27/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Make Toolbox Talks part of your day

Make Toolbox Talks part of your day

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2011

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (345 words)

Check out Pioneer Toolbox Talks -- a new resource to help Canadian farm and ranch operators deliver regular safety training to their workers.

Toolbox Talks are notes for brief, informal talks or meetings about specific ag safety topics. These notes provide the tools for two to five minute, interactive discussions on working safely on the farm.

Published on Thu, 10/13/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Communicating safety responsibilities to farm visitors

Communicating safety responsibilities to farm visitors

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (484 words)

As a farm owner/operator, you are responsible for the health and safety of everyone who sets foot on your farm -- whether they are workers, suppliers, contractors, your children's friends or a stranger asking for directions. Fulfill that responsibility with a written farm safety plan that everyone understands and follows.

Published on Thu, 10/06/2011 by Cold Fire Canada

Cold Fire™ Ignites Massive Change in Home Fire Extinguisher Market During Fire Safety Week

Cold Fire™ Ignites Massive Change in Home Fire Extinguisher Market During Fire Safety Week

Fire Safety Week 2011 sees the revolutionary anti-combustible Cold Fire™ make its journey from predominantly government and industrial use to availability for domestic use as well. Front line Tested by NASCAR racing teams and firefighters around the globe, Cold Fire's natural fire suppressants and retardants are now available to the public for use in their own homes.

Published on Wed, 09/28/2011 by Cackleberries Entertainment Inc.

Canadian Mother Develops Safe and Sound Cackleberries Online World for 3-7 Year Olds

Canadian Mother Develops Safe and Sound Cackleberries Online World for 3-7 Year Olds

Picture a friendly world reminiscent of a more innocent earlier time, a world of childhood wonder. This unique edutainment site where safety comes first has a mission to restore the innocence to childhood and in a real life story twist, it was virtual world producer and creator Eronne Foster's experience with street and addicted youth that made her so determined to create this site.

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