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Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe

During November, the Canada Safety Council (CSC) is running two nationwide campaigns targeted at fire safety and seniors in our communities. These campaigns are aimed at raising awareness and providing the public with the necessary steps to prevent harm or dangerous situations from occurring. Below is a brief overview of each campaign and some of […] Read More

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Deemed one of winter’s harshest side effects, the flu affects thousands of Canadians every year. Highly contagious, the flu can lead to hospitalization and even death. Every year, influenza causes an average of 20,000 hospitalizations and 4,000 deaths. Receiving a flu shot is recognized as one of the best ways to prevent you and your […] Read More

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Preparing for Halloween is just like getting ready for any other holiday, and with less than a month to go it’ll be here before you know it. While you may not have to make a big fancy meal, there is still a lot to do to get prepared. If you start now, you will be […] Read More

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An indoor air cleaner helps you combat one aspect of indoor air pollution: airborne particulates. They play a major role in making indoor air as much as 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. Particulates are known sources of allergens and are implicated in more serious illnesses such as childhood asthma. Inorganic dust particles as […] Read More

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Thanksgiving is still a month away, which means there is just the right amount of time to plan the perfect family Thanksgiving and mitigate all of the stress that comes along with it. The key, however, is to start planning now.   Everyone knows how stressful the holidays can be and Thanksgiving typically signals the […] Read More

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So far, this summer looks like it is going to be beautiful and HOT! One of the best ways to cool down in the summer is a nice refreshing swim, and in Ontario we are blessed with ample locations to do so. However, even a quick impromptu swim comes with hazards, and being prepared dramatically […] Read More

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Take Dinner Outdoors

Everyone loves a good BBQ and one of the best ways to keep your home cool during the summer months is to cook outside as much as you can. Not only is cooking outdoors fun but it is also a healthy way to add new flavours to your food. The best part, though, is that […] Read More

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Sunscreen Know How

Everyone knows that sunscreen prevents sunburns. What most people don’t know is how to choose the right sunscreen for their skin. Effective this year, the FDA in the United States is imposing new regulations for all sunscreen manufacturers. These changes are aimed at clarifying misleading sunscreen labels and strive to ensure consumers are as protected […] Read More

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The warm weather is upon us and it brings the return of our favourite summer pastimes. Whether you are planning a family vacation, swapping your winter boots for flip-flops or preparing your vegetable garden, we all have something we really look forward to in the summer months.   For many, the month of May signals […] Read More

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Truly understanding when, where, why and how safety hazards come into play is great way to protect yourself and your family. When you think about it, we encounter countless possible safety issues each and every day so be aware of possible risks at all times and odds are, you won’t have to deal with any. […] Read More

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