Tag: preventable injuries

Life Musings

Back to School Driving and Walking Safety Tips

This coming week is back to school for the kids and teachers of BC. Seeing as there will be thousands of kids going back to school this coming week I feel it is important to offer two pieces of advice, one to pedestrians (particularly kids) and one to drivers. First, kids, or for parents to tell their […]

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New Excessive Speed Laws in BC

With the recent changes to the excessive speeding laws in BC there has been loads of attention heaped on the few speed freaks who have been caught. As an example, last week the media were given a prime photo op when two motorcyclists were caught traveling at a high rate of speed through a construction […]

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Long Board Death and Drownings; Preventable

I was listening to CBC Radio this morning and Anthony Germaine, filling in for Rick Clough was speaking to a guy about the tragic death of the young woman who was long-boarding on Mt Seymour Parkway. During that conversation Germaine brought up the fact that this tragedy, and it is a tragedy, may make some […]

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Community against Preventable Injuries

Last night I met with the people behind the campaign called, “Community against preventable injuries”. They provided me with a fact sheet that made my hair curl…its a figure of speech people. Did you know that preventable injuries are THE leading cause of death for British Columbians between the ages of one and 44? Did […]