Michelle Jorge

Michelle Jorge

Winter Safety Tips for Parents and Daycare Facilities

By Michelle Jorge and Sadaf Tahriri As temperatures continue to drop throughout Canada, forcing a deep freeze and leading Environment Canada to issue an extreme cold warning, it is important that children are protected from the dangers of winter weather and winter activities. Parents and daycare facilities are reminded that when children are playing outside, they should regularly be checked on to ensure that they …

2016 Helmets on Kids campaign kicks off in Toronto

By law, it is mandatory for every cyclist under the age of 18 to wear a helmet, while those who are under 16 need to have a parent or guardian make sure they are wearing them. Helmets have been proven to greatly reduce the risk of brain and head injuries, preventing concussions and potentially even death. Studies have shown that helmet use reduces head injury …