Thursday, August 10, 2017

Is your family member at risk of elder abuse?

(NC) One in five Canadians believes they know of a senior who may be experiencing some form of elder abuse. If you're concerned about a loved one, the first step to preventing or dealing with it is understanding the problem.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Is your child's car seat safely installed? Do the 6-step check

(NC) Did you know that every year over 10,000 children age 12 and under are injured, some of them fatally, in traffic collisions? This is according to a 2014 report from the Children's Health & Safety Association of Canada. Moreover, as many as 80 per cent of children are not properly restrained when travelling in motor vehicles. The only safe car seat is one that is installed correctly.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Community Column by Don Butt (August 2017)

Town of Mono, ON (Don Butt) This month I want to talk about a very special sign. It belonged to Mono Community Policing Committee and was looked after by us, updated, and maintained for many years. We were quite proud of the sign as the local OPP detachment said it reduced the number of accidents on Airport Road in Mono by about 30 percent.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Medical Cannabis and Impaired Driving: A Preliminary Report

Waterloo, ON (CNW) Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), a national non-profit organization, released a first-of-its-kind preliminary research review on medical cannabis impaired driving – one of the major public safety concerns stemming from the legalization of non-medical cannabis.