Health and Safety

Published on Tue, 03/01/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Cette année, Faites partie d’une famille AgriSécurité en Assurant la sécurité des enfants

Cette année, Faites partie d’une famille AgriSécurité en Assurant la sécurité des enfants

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Cette année, Faites partie d’une famille AgriSécurité en Assurant la sécurité des enfants 

La Semaine canadienne de la sécurité en milieu agricole de 2016 aura lieu du 13 au 19 mars. 

Published on Tue, 03/01/2016 by BASF Canada

Preventative fungicide application is key to protecting canola from Sclerotinia

Preventative fungicide application is key to protecting canola from Sclerotinia

Even with the drier weather experienced in many regions of Western Canada last season, the need to plan and preventatively apply fungicides to control key diseases such as Sclerotinia is still necessary for 2016.

High potential for the development of Sclerotinia remains across Western Canada, as many broadleaf crops – including lentils, soybeans, peas and canola – are all hosts for the disease.

Published on Wed, 01/27/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Glass half full? Thank a wetland

Glass half full? Thank a wetland

On average, each Canadian uses a whopping 330 litres of water daily. Whether to clean, cook or quench our thirst, water is quintessential to our everyday life.

Every time you turn on your tap and see that clear stream running from it, you should probably thank a wetland!

World Wetlands Day, celebrated every February 2nd, is an opportunity to learn about the value and importance of wetlands around the world.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Winnipeg MB, le 17 décembre 2015 :  L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) est heureuse d’annoncer les partenariats avec la Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), l’Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) et SaskCanola pour contribuer à la construction et l’opération d’une unité de démonstration mobile pour l’immobilisation dans le grain dans les trois Provinces des Prairies.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Winnipeg, MB December 17, 2015:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce partnerships with Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) and SaskCanola to help build and operate a mobile grain entrapment demonstration unit in the three Prairie Provinces.

Published on Tue, 12/01/2015 by RBC Insurance

Fire prevention tips to give you a silent night

Fire prevention tips to give you a silent night

The holiday season is one of the most joyful times of the year for many families. But it’s also one of the peak periods for accidental home fires, partly due to the increased use of candles, heaters, tree lights, even cooking (none of which mix well with several glasses of eggnog!).

Published on Mon, 10/19/2015 by Royal Canin

National Cat Day PR Campaign Mat Story

National Cat Day PR Campaign Mat Story

Help your cat hit the kitty litter 

Some cats just can’t seem to hit the kitty litter.

But most cat owners simply don’t know that when cats urinate outside of their litter box – like on your couch or laundry basket – it’s not just “cattitude,” it’s a medical condition that requires medical attention, but can be managed with assistance from your veterinarian.

Published on Thu, 09/10/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Farm Safety Conference to Focus on Being the Difference

Farm Safety Conference to Focus on Being the Difference

Winnipeg, September 10, 2015: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its annual conference and AGM in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from October 6-8, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The conference theme, Be the Difference will showcase safety professionals, equipment manufacturers and researchers who are making a difference to safety and health in North America’s agricultural community.

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.

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