About injury

Injuries are the leading cause of death for Canadians between the ages of 1 to 44, and for Canadians aged 45 to 64, injuries are the third leading cause of death. Moreover, injuries are among the top causes of hospitalizations for Canadians of all ages.

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The Cost
of Injury
in Canada

Parachute's Cost of Injury in Canada report quantifies the financial and societal burden of injury, nationally and provincially.

Compass
Reports

The Canadian Injury Compass series provide a snapshot of current surveillance data on a number of injury topics.

Skill Building/
Training

Parachute has developed a number of resources for injury prevention professionals to build and enhance their skills.

Reports
and
Tools

Parachute offers a number of injury prevention reports and resources produced by our organization and others.

Parachute's Research Resources

Effective injury prevention programming combines best available evidence and real-world examples from practitioners as reflected in our research resources.

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