Community Safety Zone

Welcome to the  Community Safety Zone for February !  Distracted driving remains one of the primary cause of collisions on Ontario roads and has led to the introduction of more severe penalties that took effect on Jan 1st, 2019. In Ontario, deaths from collisions caused by distracted driving have doubled since 2000. In addition, statistics show that a … Read more

Community Safety Zone

Welcome to the  Community Safety Zone for January 2019 ! Winter provides us with many opportunities to be outside and enjoy many fun activities.  These activities should be undertaken with some precaution to ensure the most pleasurable experience.  Certain injuries are more common in the winter season because cold-weather activities such as ice skating , sledding, snowboarding and skiing can lead … Read more

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