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

Community Safety Zone

This months Safety Column focuses on thefts from vehicles. Milder weather provides an opportunity for some of us to park our vehicles in the driveway rather than the garage. It also allows more time for those with criminal intentions to roam neighbourhoods and streets in search of opportunities to ply their trade. Thefts from vehicles … Read more