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Winter holidays

Winter holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate your friends and family. Whether you are entertaining inside the cozy comfort of your home, gathering at the homes of friends and family, or travelling to escape the cold, these tips can help prevent injuries and ensure a safe and joyous holiday season!

Entertaining with young children

Toy safety

Using unsafe toys - or using toys in unsafe ways - can put a child at risk for illness or injury. Canadians are advised to use the following safety tips to guide their toy purchases:

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See Additional resources below for information on product recalls and toy safety

Christmas trees and plants

Candles

Fireplaces

Holiday lights

Choking hazards

Holiday Travel

Traveling this holiday season?  Whether you are taking a road trip this holiday season or just driving around town, winter combined with the holiday season can present tricky conditions. See our Vacation Safety page for travel tips.

Additional Resources