Tag: Safety

How do I dress for summer in Calgary?

Warm weather can be dangerous, if you don't protect yourself properly from the sun's heat and UV rays. This is especially true for Calgary, the sunniest city in all of Canada. This guide is intended to help new immigrants learn about sun care and dressing for summer in Calgary. Before heading outside, it is always a [...]

What is Calgary Emergency Medical Services (EMS)?

Sometimes, health problems require more immediate or serious care. You cannot afford to wait and see a doctor for these problems because this could lead to your condition worsening. Such cases are known as emergencies. If you find yourself involved in a medical emergency, it's very important to call Emergency Medical Services (EMS) right away. [...]

Packing school lunches for kids with food allergies

Is your child, or someone you know, allergic to peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, eggs, fish, or wheat? Chances are high that someone close to you has food allergies – and 1 in 2 Canadians knows someone with a serious food allergy. Serious food allergies are those that can cause severe physical reactions once the allergen is consumed. If your [...]

What is distracted driving and why is it dangerous?

"Distracted driving" happens whenever someone drives while doing other things that take their attention from the road. Distracted driving puts everyone in danger. Lives can change in an instant when drivers lose focus and try to multitask instead of staying alert for hazards. What is distracted driving and why is it dangerous? What counts as [...]
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