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Substance abuse: major public health concern

Substance abuse is a major public health concern at the best of times. In the context of a global pandemic, it’s more important than ever to shine a light on the issue. November is National Community Safety and Crime Prevention Month, and this year the Canada Safety...

Old Age is Not a Crime

Old age is not a crime.

Yet far too often in Canada, our seniors are made to feel like they’re a burden, an inconvenience, and a problem. This needs to stop.

National Senior Safety Week is November 6-12 and the Canada Safety Council, in conjunction with Juniper Park\TBWA, have decided to showcase the severity and the complexity of elder abuse.

Take a Bite Out of Distraction

 December 1 - 7 is National Safe Driving Week. Distracted driving is an important topic, both in the safety sphere and in the context of public discussion. Focus is often placed on the dangers of handheld devices, and for good reason. But while this is one example of...

Safety Basics Can’t be Overlooked on the Farm

Amid COVID-19 anxiety that continues to impact workers across Canada, the agricultural industry continues to face shifting priorities, juggling mitigation efforts and workforce impacts with a litany of daily chores, maintenance and upkeep. National Farm Safety Week is...

Mental Health: A Priority Issue

One of the most important elements of formal education from a development standpoint is the opportunity to socialize in a friendly and open environment. For many school-aged children, the schoolyard is their main source of building relationships with peers. Group...

COVID-19 Update

The Canada Safety Council (CSC) stands in support of preventative efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Under these most unusual circumstances we will continue to provide the services and support you expect but we will do so while working away from the office.  At present, our plan is to operate remotely from the CSC offices and in closely monitoring the progression of this communal challenge we will update as necessary.  Please feel free to connect with us using all regular channels of communication.

 

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