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In Ontario, it is mandatory for anyone under the age of 18 to wear a certified helmet while riding a bicycle (Highway Traffic Act).
It is also mandatory for children aged 10 and under or weak skaters of any age, to wear a certified multi-impact helmet at all city of Ottawa public skating sessions at indoor arenas. Read More
Fire Safety Guide
Contrary to most peoples’ perception, there is not specific age at which a child can be left unattended. The Child and Family Services Act states that parents of children under the age of 16 years, must make “reasonable provisions” for their care.Read More
One of the major causes of home fires, especially during the winter and christmas holidays.
Candles provide great warmth and ambiance to any home. It is easy to forget that such a calming artifact is an open flame that can reach 1,400°C.Read More
Although the popularity of carbon monoxide (CO) alarms has been growing in recent years, it cannot be assumed that everyone is familiar with the hazards of carbon monoxide poisoning in the home. Read More
Make a family fire-escape plan and keep your escape routes free of obstructions. Practice this plan often, and keep these pointers in mind; they will tell you pointers from those who know what it takes to get out alive.Read More
Canadian winters are famous for being cold. The mercury keeps dropping, and suddenly, the bears aren’t the only ones hibernating!
While it’s true that many of us spend more time indoors in the winter, there are also those who embrace the outdoors, the snow and cooler temperatures.Read More