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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...

Don’t Overlook Swimming Lessons

In the summer months, especially as the heat rises across the country, there’s not much more tantalizing than the call of a cool, crisp body of...

Children’s Privacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a growing role in children’s lives, fundamentally reshaping their everyday experiences and places – from...

Keep Children Safe while Learning Remotely

The advent of virtual classrooms, while effective in mitigating exposure to COVID—19 during this pandemic, serves to blur the line between a child’s...

Online Safety and Privacy for Children in the Digital Age

Online safety and privacy for children continues to be a vital discussion in the Canadian safety landscape. It is an important factor in creating...

The Importance of PFDs on the water

Water-related deaths aren’t preceded by a lot of warning. Drowning can happen in seconds. And fortunately, Canadians seem more aware of this fact in...

Drowning: It can happen in seconds

Drowning is a leading cause of preventable injury and death in children under 10 in Canada. Sixty per cent of drownings occur in the four summer...

Preparation and Communication the Key for Children Home Alone

While young children need constant direct supervision, older children and teens may be ready for indirect supervision, where a responsible adult or...

“On Your Own” Home Safety Checklist

Telephone List important numbers beside each telephone and/or program them in. You can print and fill out a form like this one. Equip your phone...

Safety Reminders for Back to School

School Bus Travel Research conducted by Transport Canada shows that school bus travel is one of the safest methods of transportation. It is 16 times...

Child Safety

Children are one of the most vulnerable demographics in our society and have consequently been a focus of Canada Safety Council messaging for decades. We offer a wide variety of child-centric advice focused on wellbeing while growing up. Read on for more information about the official Babysitter Training Course and Home Alone Program, our suite of online e-learning courses for children and for tips and advice on keeping children safe in day-to-day life.

Drowning: It can happen in seconds

Drowning: It can happen in seconds

Drowning is a leading cause of preventable injury and death in children under 10 in Canada. Sixty per cent of drownings occur in the four summer months from May to August, according to the Canadian Red Cross. For parents and caregivers of children, part of the problem...

Safety Reminders for Back to School

School Bus Travel Research conducted by Transport Canada shows that school bus travel is one of the safest methods of transportation. It is 16 times safer than travelling in a family car per passenger/kilometre of travel. Although school buses have an excellent safety...

Hot Car Warning

Hot Car Warning

On days that seem almost mild, as well as on summer days of searing heat, the passenger compartment of a car can turn into an oven, with potentially deadly consequences. In the confined space of a car, temperatures can climb so rapidly that they overwhelm a person's...