Preventable injury is the leading cause of death among young Canadians, with one child dying every nine hours. Parachute, Canada’s national charity dedicated to reducing the devastating impact of preventable injuries, is sponsoring National Injury Prevention Day for its third year.
Three exceptional school crossing guards who go above and beyond the call of duty have been chosen as winners of the 2019 Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard Contest.
Rachelle Clark chosen from 374 applicants across nine provinces.
The only thing scary about Halloween trick-or-treating should be the spooky costumes.
Parachute’s National Teen Driver Safety Week Oct. 22 to 28 aims to reduce drugged driving and teach about driving safely without impairment, distraction, and aggression.
As cannabis becomes a legal drug for adults in Canada one week from today, Canada’s leading charity dedicated to injury prevention, along with the nation’s poison control centres, remind Canadians that this drug, just like alcohol and prescription drugs, can do serious harm to children and needs to be stored securely.
Parachute, Canada's national charity dedicated to reducing the devastating impact of preventable injuries, is leading National Injury Prevention Day to raise awareness for this important health issue.
Students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 from across Canada were invited to submit creative art projects, explaining in their own words why and how they "Think First!" to prevent injury when they are active at play, school, or at home.
Just nine months after Parachute announced the first-ever Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport, a growing number of Canada’s National Sport Organizations have in place sport concussion protocols harmonized with the guideline’s principles and best practices.
Parachute Safe Kids Week, held in communities across Canada from June 4 to 10, 2018, will focus on how parents and caregivers can prevent, recognize, and help manage concussions in children.