Parachute launches this national campaign to teach parents and others who care for children how to safely store cannabis edibles out of sight and reach of curious kids.
What Impaired Means
This public awareness campaign aims to educate Canadians that cannabis impairs a person’s ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Trained volunteers across Canada deliver this free, informative and fun half-day neuroscience presentation for students in grades 4 to 6. Many run in March, which is Brain Injury Awareness Month.
Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard
This annual contest celebrates Canada’s exceptional crossing guards, as nominated by their school communities.
Elementary Road Safety
This Parachute program, co-created with Aviva, supports and empowers school communities to explore, adapt and implement measures that will improve their local road safety.
For Seniors, By Seniors: Community Conversations
This project aims to create a virtual gathering space connecting seniors with each other and experts to address the issues that matter most to them when it comes to aging in place healthily and safely.
For Young Drivers, By Young Drivers
This project partners with Canadian youth to understand attitudes and perceptions that affect safe driving behaviours in young drivers and then develops more effective ways to address the issue of road fatalities and injuries among youth.
National Injury Prevention Day
This annual health promotion day, held on July 5, raises awareness about the devastating impact of predictable and preventable injuries in Canada.
National Teen Driver Safety Week
During the third full week of October, we run an awareness week to raise teen driver safety issues and encourage communities to work with youth to prevent dangerous behaviours.
Poison Prevention Week
This Canada-wide awareness week, held annually during the third week of March, draws attentions to common causes of inadvertent poisoning.
Popping the Bubble Wrap podcast
Tune into Parachute’s new podcast, Popping the Bubble Wrap. It’s focused on the concerns of the “household safety officer”: the person in a family who worries about safety.
Safe Kids Week
This annual campaign, held in 2023 from May 29 to June 4, draws attention to a different child safety issue each year and provides resources for local community activities.
This program provides resources to recognize and manage concussion injuries designed for young hockey players, their coaches and parents.
Parachute’s Vehicle-for-Hire Training program has been certified by the City of Toronto for Vehicle-for-Hire drivers in that city as of October 2022. Course registration is now open.
This international traffic safety movement envisions zero death and serious injuries on our roads. Parachute is Canada’s national lead, supporting local efforts.