Parents need to tell kids the good, the bad and the rules about internet use

Parents need to talk to their kids from a young age about internet safety and teach them how to be safe online. Parents need to lay it all out: the good, the bad and the rules about online use. The Good The internet is an amazing place to play, learn, be entertained and connect with […]

Three Concussion Myths Busted!

Joella, a 12-year old competitive cheerleader, was at practice recently when she fell from her pyramid stunt. Her coaches assessed her, looking for signs of injury. Joella complained of a headache so the coaches suggested that she sit out for the remainder of practice. While the music for the cheer routine played, Joella winced, as […]

BACKYARD POOL SAFETY… in Ontario

With ice and snow still blanketing pools across Ontario, it’s hard to believe that pool opening season is just weeks away.  Fingers crossed, most Ontarians will be opening and heating their pools in April and May. But at this rate, instructors and lifeguards will need to go back indoors before hypothermia sets in!  While they […]

What is a Red Cross First Aid Training Partner?

A Training Partner is an independent, large or small business, community or municipal organization, corporation, or other organization that has an agreement with the Red Cross to deliver training in its community. For over 60 years, the Canadian Red Cross has been a national leader in injury prevention programs. Over 1.5 million Canadians are trained […]