Health and Safety

Published on Thu, 02/28/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Celebrates Safe & Strong Farms: Build an AgSafe Canada in 2019

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Celebrates Safe & Strong Farms: Build an AgSafe Canada in 2019

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2019 runs from March 10-16.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, February 28, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is encouraging all Canadians to celebrate Safe & Strong Farms.

Published on Mon, 02/25/2019 by Hear-it

Untreated Hearing Loss in Canada Costs C$ 20 Billion Each Year

Untreated Hearing Loss in Canada Costs C$ 20 Billion Each Year

BRUSSELS, February 25, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – Around 1.7 million people in Canada live with an untreated, disabling hearing loss. Untreated, disabling hearing loss in Canada costs C$ 20 billion each year.

World Hearing Day is held by the WHO on the 3rd of March each year to raise awareness of how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world.

Disabling hearing loss in Canada costs around C$ 25 billion each year. This is around C$11,800 per person with an untreated disabling hearing loss. 7% of all adults live with a disabling hearing loss. More than two out of three are not treated for their disabling hearing loss.

Published on Thu, 01/31/2019 by Ontario Medical Association

Ontario’s Doctors welcome the Ford Government’s first report on reforming the province’s health care system

Ontario’s Doctors welcome the Ford Government’s first report on reforming the province’s health care system

Doctors hope savings will be reinvested in much-needed frontline services

"Ontario’s doctors fully support a system that prioritizes the integration of family medicine, specialists, acute and long-term care, and community and home-based care networks to better serve patients and their families."

TORONTO, January 31, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) welcomes the first report of the Premier’s Council on Improving Health Care and Ending Hallway Medicine, chaired by notable physician leader Dr. Rueben Devlin, and is encouraged that the types of changes being considered will improve frontline services in Ontario’s health care system.

Published on Fri, 11/30/2018 by MTV Staying Alive Foundation

MTV Observes World AIDS Day as MTV Staying Alive Foundation Celebrates 20 Years Campaigning around HIV & Sexual Health Awareness

MTV Observes World AIDS Day as MTV Staying Alive Foundation Celebrates 20 Years Campaigning around HIV & Sexual Health Awareness

MTV logo to wear universal HIV/AIDS awareness red ribbon worldwide on air and digitally

New global Viacom research reveals 2 in 3 people believe HIV/AIDS is an urgent issue today, but nearly half do not actively take steps to protect themselves

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Published on Fri, 11/30/2018 by HBC Foundation

HBC Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund to Support the Jed Foundation in Improving College Student Mental Health

HBC Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund to Support the Jed Foundation in Improving College Student Mental Health

Fund will benefit over half a million young adults

First grant awarded to Tufts University at New York Times Get With The Times Event

Published on Fri, 11/16/2018 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Three ways to get closer to nature

Three ways to get closer to nature

Canadians are more disconnected from nature than ever before. We spend more and more of our time indoors, and a large per cent of us live in an urban setting away from large natural areas.

We’re losing touch with the natural world, one that needs our help to stop and reverse the damage left by development and climate change.

Published on Mon, 11/05/2018 by Operation Lifesaver Canada

Operation Lifesaver unveils new video to keep commuters safe

Operation Lifesaver unveils new video to keep commuters safe

Canada’s commuter railways carry more than 79 million passengers each year. Commuters from Montreal to Toronto to Vancouver depend on them as a quick, reliable and environmentally friendly way to get to work and school every day. But unfortunately, when passengers don’t follow the rail safety rules, commuting can be deadly.

Published on Wed, 10/31/2018 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Ten Saskatchewan Fire Departments Receive Vital Rescue Equipment

Ten Saskatchewan Fire Departments Receive Vital Rescue Equipment

Winnipeg, MB, October 30, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3 Canada Limited, is pleased to announce that 10 Saskatchewan Fire Departments will receive vital grain-rescue equipment.

BeGrainSafe, CASA’s grain safety program, is generously supported by sponsors like G3. These sponsorship dollars have helped build the BeGrainSafe mobile demonstration unit, develop BeGrainSafe resources, raise awareness on grain hazards, and train firefighters on grain entrapment rescue.

Published on Tue, 10/30/2018 by Cintas Canada, Ltd.

Poll Finds Over Two Thirds of Canadians Would Leave Home While Sick, Making Public Spaces Ideal Environments for Catching Flu

Poll Finds Over Two Thirds of Canadians Would Leave Home While Sick, Making Public Spaces Ideal Environments for Catching Flu

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, October 30, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – Each year, approximately 12,200 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths in Canada are caused by the flu.1 According to a recent survey commissioned by Cintas Canada, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTAS), many Canadians could be putting themselves and others at risk for catching the flu. The survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll among 1,046 Canadian adults ages 18 and older, reveals that 68 percent of Canadian adults would leave their homes while sick.

Published on Wed, 10/03/2018 by The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Travelers Canada Poll: Millennials More Vocal About Distracted Driving

Travelers Canada Poll: Millennials More Vocal About Distracted Driving

 

The Travelers Institute brings its Every Second Matters™ distracted driving campaign to Canadian university students

CALGARY, Alberta /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc.

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