Injury prevention is critical to saving lives and reducing disability. Unintentional injury is the No. 1 cause of death for all Canadians ages 1 to 34. On July 5, 2021 the BCIRPU will be celebrating the 5th National Injury Prevention Day. This day is important to us at BCIRPU, because year-round we work to reduce the impact that preventable injuries have on individuals, families and communities in BC. The goal…
This year’s campaign focuses on the dangers of poisoning from cannabis consumption.
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 and child health and well-being. With children spending more time indoors and on screens, engagement in outdoor play has never been lower and inequities of access are widening. We will…
“Advancing Early Childhood Education Outdoors Now” will take place over three sessions this fall.
This year, more than 11,000 caps were knitted and crocheted.
Coinciding with Fall Prevention Month, this week-long campaign aims to reduce falls, and injury due to falls, in British Columbia.
The topic this year is drug-impaired driving, and distracted and aggressive driving.
A number of new initiatives are now available to improve access to outdoor play in Canada.
alumni UBC is hosting the premiere screening of “Running Free” on Wednesday, September 18.