Burlington takes top spot as best community in Canada

Burlington was voted 2019’s best community in Canada. Macleans magazine looked at data from communities across Canada to determine which cities and towns offer the best quality of life. Ten categories were used to rank the individual communities: wealth and economy affordability health climate crime commute taxes demographics culture community amenities Grimsby held the second […]

City of Hamilton facilities stocked with Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

All City of Hamilton properties will now be stocked with Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, commonly known as epi-pens, according to a November 15, 2016 report by CHCH. Epinephrine is an emergency medication used to treat anaphylaxis, a serious allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Having these auto-injectors readily available will save lives and give many people who […]

Oakville Lifesavers Honoured by Town Council

SOS First Aid is pleased to reproduce a recent article that appeared in the Oakville Beaver on April 28, 2015. Staff who work at Town of Oakville Recreation Facilities were recognized with Lifesaving Certificates of Recognition in honour of their brave actions that saved lives. SOS First Aid partners with the Town of Oakville to […]

Children’s safety course coming to Milton

A new safety course designed to prepare children to stay home alone will soon be introduced in Milton.

Home Alone Safety for Kids — developed by Oakville’s SOS 4 Kids, a sister company of SOS First Aid and Safety Training — will be offered in partnership with the Town of Milton and will be held at the Milton Sports Centre on Saturday, Apr. 26 and Saturday, May 3.

CPR saved Nobleton man’s life

There are plenty of good reasons for learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and four area residents demonstrated that in September.

One of the results is Nobleton resident Bill Pitoscia is alive and was able to help thank them in person Friday night.

The four heroes were presented with Canadian Red Cross Rescuer Awards, in recognition of their quick action which saved a life.


Sue Perry and Velma Ganassini, co-founders of SOS 4 Kids, were interviewed by the Oakville Beaver regarding the popularity of the Home Alone Safety course in Oakville, Ontario.  Courtesy of the Oakville Beaver, the article has been reproduced below.  Since the printing of this article, SOS 4 Kids has partnered with a number of other […]