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Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Babies and children have sensitive skin that can be damaged easily by sun exposure.

International Safety Media Awards

International Safety Media Awards

Our partner in social marketing, the Community Against Preventable Injuries (Preventable) brought home several International Safety Media Awards (ISMA) this year. Congratulations to the Preventable team for all your hard work. ISMA are the Oscars of the safety...

Brain Waves

Brain Waves is a national brain and spinal cord injury prevention program overseen by Parachute, Canada’s national injury prevention organization. The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) is the provincial delivery partner for Brain Waves and the training...

Poison Prevention Week 2021— BC Social Media Toolkit

When: March 21-27, 2021 Purpose: To raise awareness and provide tips to prevent unintentional poisoning among British Columbians, with a focus on promoting safe storage practices and helping parents understand how to #CheckForPoisons and make their homes poison safe,...

Webinar: Why is outdoor risky play more important now than ever?

Date: Thursday, March 25th at 11 AM Abstract: Research is clear on the importance of regular and repeated access to outdoor risky play. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of supporting children’s play outdoors is even more urgent to support infection control...

Playing in the Snow Safely

Playing in the Snow Safely

With snow and freezing temperatures in the forecast this weekend, make sure you’re prepared before venturing out in the snow. Playing outside is healthy for everyone, but frostbite can put a damper on the fun.