Community Safety Zone

Welcome to December’s Community Safety Zone! Many families in Navan celebrate Christmas! A big part of the holiday tradition is obtaining and decorating a tree that we have on display in our homes. With all the seasonal cheer it is possible to overlook sound safety practices when it is time to set up and maintain our Christmas tree. Choosing … Read more

Community Safety Zone

Welcome to November’s Community Safety Zone! The recent tornadoes that caused devastation in the western part of Ottawa and Gatineau caused many people to reflect on how prepared they and their family are in the event of an emergency or natural disaster.  This month’s column provides some very basic tips. 1. Have a Plan Think about different scenarios that … Read more

Community Safety Zone

Welcome to June’s Community Safety Zone! With summer just around the corner, this month’s column will focus on water safety at the pool. Several Navan residents have backyard pools to cool off during the warm summer weather. Following a few water safety rules, even in our own backyard pool, can greatly reduce the risk of … Read more

Community Safety Zone

Welcome to May’s Community Safety Zone! This months Safety Column offers tips for cyclists. Helmets are an important piece of safety equipment. Here are some tips: Cyclists under 18 must, according to law, wear a helmet in Ontario. The helmet should have a CSA, CPSC, Snell B-95, or N-94 certification sticker. Ensure the helmet fits … Read more