Events and Announcements
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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?
Make Toolbox Talks part of your day
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.
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.
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.
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.