National School Safety Week

At the beginning of a school year, students are commuting to school by foot, by bicycle, by bus and by family car.  It is a strategic time to remind all parties involved that with awareness and education, children can get to school and back home again safely.  Other topics covered by Canada Safety Council include emergency preparedness and other environmental safety concerns.

Dress Brightly and Be Seen

School Safety Week Tip Sheet This National School Safety Week, October 17 to 23, the Canada Safety Council encourages young pedestrians and cyclists to dress brightly to be seen. “As light levels drop, drivers have more difficulty seeing pedestrians and cyclists on...

Allergy Safe Schools

Approximately 1.3 million Canadians, or four per cent of the population currently live with food allergies, and more than 50 per cent of Canadians know someone with a life-threatening allergy. Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction. It can develop within seconds...

Cyber Bullying

From Facebook and Twitter to cell phones and iPhones, teens are in constant communication with one another. Teens’ worlds are progressively becoming more wireless and mobile. Students are using Social Networking Sites (SNS) more than ever, up 18 per cent since 2006....