Vice President, Parachute
Be an #everydaysuperhero
Harper, 7 years old
Safe and Active Transportation
Matt Aymar, Knowledge Translation Coordinator, Parachute
20 Stitches: My six year-old’s road to recovery
Join us and celebrate this national awareness week developed to bring attention to predictable and preventable injuries in children.
Parachute Safe Kids Week is happening from June 5th – June 11th in communities across Canada, with a focus on promoting safe and active transportation: Walk, Bike Wheel, which includes walking, cycling, skateboarding, scootering and other wheeled activities.
While addressing active transportation safety is complex, there are a few easy steps we can all take to keep children, and ourselves safe. Start by exploring the information on this page. Take part in a community event near you. Share your pledge to show your commitment to keeping kids safe across your social media platforms with the hashtag #everydaysuperhero. Donate to help save kids lives!
Check out community events that may be taking place near you, and use our resources to plan your own event and activities to promote safe and active transportation.
Take a selfie with the pledge card to show your commitment to being an #everydaysuperhero promoting safe and active transportation, and share it on social media. Be sure to use the hashtag #everydaysuperhero
Vision Zero for Safer Kids
Every child needs a safe environment to be active,which is why Parachute fully endorses the Vision Zero Approach. Learn more about how changes in road infrastructure can prevent injuries before they happen.
Provinces and municipalities across Canada are proclaiming Parachute Safe Kids Week.
|In partnership with
the Ontario Ministry of Transportation