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...

Handwashing: Your First Line of Defence

  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. The virus has been spreading worldwide and, at the time of...

Don’t Fall for Trip Hazards!

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that there tends to be a correlation between an aging population and hospitalization rates. With Canada being...

Community Safety

Canada Safety Council provides ways in which Canadians can prevent injury or illness before it occurs. Some of the issues include emergency preparedness, fireworks safety, firearm safety, health issues, and many other topics.

Handwashing: Your First Line of Defence

Handwashing: Your First Line of Defence

  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. The virus has been spreading worldwide and, at the time of writing, Canada has had 1,646 confirmed cases and 24 fatalities from the virus. "COVID-19 is a serious public health threat,"...

School’s in for Fall

School’s in for Fall

The Canada Safety Council wants to remind you that school buses will be returning to the roads. Exercising caution and being attentive is always of paramount importance and particularly so as school activity resumes.

Look After Your Mental Health

Look After Your Mental Health

The past few months have offered some of the most unique and challenging times in Canadian history. Adapting to a new situation takes time, effort and patience. As we’ve begun to settle into the new routines required by COVID-19 mitigation efforts, a few unintended...