Health and Safety

Canadians have an opportunity to be heard on the issue of physician-assisted dying

Canadians have an opportunity to be heard on the issue of physician-assisted dying

August 28 2015 — Ottawa — The External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada is pleased to announce the launch of its online questionnaire that will gather input from Canadians on the very important subject of physician-assisted dying in Canada.

Published on Wed, 07/22/2015 by Be Car Care Aware

Vehicle maintenance checklist - Prepare your car for summer driving today

Vehicle maintenance checklist - Prepare your car for summer driving today

Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. Cracked hoses, leaky radiators, under inflated tires and dirty filters can significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown.

Published on Mon, 07/20/2015 by Mon auto j'en prends soin

L’entretien estival de votre véhicule

L’entretien estival de votre véhicule

Avant de prendre la route cet été, quelques simples mesures de précaution vous aideront à tenir votre famille en sécurité et à faire l’économie de carburant. Les grandes chaleurs et les longs trajets peuvent mettre votre véhicule à rude épreuve.

Published on Mon, 07/20/2015 by Be Car Care Aware

Caring For Your Car in Summer

Caring For Your Car in Summer

Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. Cracked hoses, leaky radiators, under inflated tires and dirty filters can significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown.

Check the following vehicle components periodically during summer to help avoid breakdowns and car problems:

Published on Thu, 07/16/2015 by Be Car Care Aware

10-Minute Road Trip Prep

10-Minute Road Trip Prep

Getting your car ready for a road trip can take as little as 10 minutes. Here is a quick road trip checklist to help ensure your vehicle’s safety and reliability for your travel:

Published on Mon, 06/22/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Communities Continue to Show Support for Children’s Farm Safety Education

Communities Continue to Show Support for Children’s Farm Safety Education

CASA encourages communities to host a 2016 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day®

Winnipeg, MB, June 22, 2015: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 10,000 Canadian children and participants have already taken part in a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® event in 2015. In addition to the 46 Safety Days already held, there are 27 Safety Days planned to take place later this year.  

Published on Thu, 06/18/2015 by Ontario Stroke Network

OSN Stroke Report Cards identify top LHIN performers; most display positive progress

OSN Stroke Report Cards identify top LHIN performers; most display positive progress

OSN Stroke Report Cards identify top LHIN performers; most display positive progress

Provincial report card shows significant improvement in 12 of 16 indicators

Published on Tue, 06/16/2015 by RBC Insurance

Olympian offers water safety tips

Olympian offers water safety tips

Martha McCabe spends hundreds of hours in the water each year.

She is one of the world's fastest swimmers.

Yet despite international success in the pool, the Canadian Olympian still respects the danger water can bring.

Published on Fri, 05/29/2015 by The Railway Association Of Canada

Railways announce new mobile app to give Canadian first-responders real-time dangerous goods information

Railways announce new mobile app to give Canadian first-responders real-time dangerous goods information

OTTAWA, May 29, 2015 — Canada’s railways are launching their new AskRail app, aimed at providing emergency responders with real-time information about a train’s rail-car contents in the event of an emergency.

Published on Tue, 05/26/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Help turtles cross the road safely this season

Help turtles cross the road safely this season

With Victoria Day officially marking the beginning of cottage and road trip season, more Canadians are embracing the great outdoors. It’s not just humans that are getting out and about; many wildlife species are also on the move in search of prime nesting habitat to mate and breed. This often requires crossing busy roads.  

With June being the height of nesting season for turtles, ‘tis the time to learn about our reptilian friends and what you can do to help them cross safely!

Turtles of Canada

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