Health and Safety

Published on Fri, 11/07/2008 by The Canadian Red Cross

November is CPR month

November is CPR month

70% of cardiac arrests happen at home. The person you are most likely to give CPR to is someone you know.

Your mother is feeling fearful: she is nauseated, in pain, short of breath and sweating despite the comfortable temperature. Would you recognize these signs of a possible cardiac emergency, even if she did not?

Published on Tue, 11/04/2008 by Painexplained.ca

SIX MILLION CANADIANS LIVING IN PAIN FACE BARRIERS TO CARE

SIX MILLION CANADIANS LIVING IN PAIN FACE BARRIERS TO CARE

The Painexplained.ca Campaign targets five top barriers preventing Canadians from accessing effective pain care

Toronto, November 3, 2008 – Canadian doctors, patients, researchers, and other healthcare professionals are condemning the barriers that prevent Canadians from accessing proper and timely pain care. As part of this year's National Pain Awareness Week (November 2 – 8, 2008), the Painexplained.ca Campaign is targeting key reasons why Canadians are suffering needlessly or excessively from acute and chronic pain.

Published on Thu, 10/30/2008 by The War Amps

WAR AMPS WINS GOLD AWARDS AT NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

WAR AMPS WINS GOLD AWARDS AT NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

OTTAWA, October 30, 2008 -- War Amps CEO Cliff Chadderton has been notified that two of the Association's productions have won Gold awards at the 19th Annual GALAXY Film Festival in New York.

WEBMASTERS, a three-minute film, describes The War Amps dynamic new program. Designed for children with multiple amputations, it provides training in the Web development field, with particular emphasis in creating Web sites, all with the goal of future employment. It can be viewed at waramps.ca/champ/jump.html

Published on Mon, 10/27/2008 by The War Amps

War Amps re-releases WWI documentaries to mark 90th anniversary of armistice

War Amps re-releases WWI documentaries to mark 90th anniversary of armistice

OTTAWA, October 27, 2008 -- With this November 11th marking the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War, The War Amps is re-releasing five internationally award-winning documentaries from its popular Military Heritage Series.

Published on Wed, 10/22/2008 by The War Amps

Address labels will be mailed in Alberta on November 3rd

Address labels will be mailed in Alberta on November 3rd

WAR AMPS 2008 ADDRESS LABEL MAILING MARKS 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR I

NOVEMBER 3, 2008 – As Alberta residents begin to receive their 2008 War Amps address labels this week, they will find enclosed a letter from the Association's CEO Cliff Chadderton noting the anniversary of what was called "the war to end all wars."

Published on Wed, 10/22/2008 by The War Amps

Address labels will be mailed in Saskatchewan on November 3rd

Address labels will be mailed in Saskatchewan on November 3rd

WAR AMPS 2008 ADDRESS LABEL MAILING MARKS 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR I

NOVEMBER 3, 2008 -- As Saskatchewan residents begin to receive their 2008 War Amps address labels this week, they will find enclosed a letter from the Association's CEO Cliff Chadderton noting the anniversary of what was called "the war to end all wars."

Published on Wed, 10/22/2008 by The War Amps

Address labels will be mailed in Manitoba on November 3rd

Address labels will be mailed in Manitoba on November 3rd

WAR AMPS 2008 ADDRESS LABEL MAILING MARKS 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR I

NOVEMBER 3, 2008 -- As Manitoba residents begin to receive their 2008 War Amps address labels this week, they will find enclosed a letter from the Association's CEO Cliff Chadderton noting the anniversary of what was called "the war to end all wars."

"November 11th, 2008 is the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War, a war which, sadly and proudly, my family recalls due to service in Flanders of young men from both sides of my family," Mr. Chadderton writes.

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