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Seniors' falls collection

Find resources here on advocacy, public policy, programs and initiatives, data and research, training and guidelines, as well as falls-prevention tools for seniors to use and access to professional networks.

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Vision Zero collection

Find Parachute-produced blogs, case studies, infographics and videos as well as links to road safety plans in Canada. We also highlight the best tools and resources to create, implement and evaluate Vision Zero.

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Concussion collection

As the author of the Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport, Parachute has developed a wide range of resources for health professionals, education professionals, and sports organizations.

Poison prevention policy

Issue: Unintentional poisoning Poisoning is a much larger public health issue than is generally recognized, with children being particularly at risk of unintentional poisoning. For Canadians of all ages, poisoning is the third leading cause of injury deaths. Problem: Poisoning in children Children are at particular risk of poisoning due to their growing curiosity and […]

Using Drones to Make Roads Safer

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” are being used by traffic engineers and road safety professionals to enhance data collection and road safety efforts. On September 8, 2017, we sat down with Mark Hearson, a Rhodes Scholar in civil engineering and Transport Infrastructure Specialist from Fireseeds North Infrastructure in Winnipeg, to discuss how drones are changing traditional approaches to road safety.

2018 Vision Zero Advocate Conference in Toronto

The 2018 Vision Zero Advocate Conference in Toronto February 28 – March 2 was a highly informative event, where Canadian and international experts – from government and major corporations, to grassroots advocates – came together to share their experiences and discuss “What’s next for Vision Zero?”

Introducing parachute.ca

Welcome to parachute.ca, the reorganized, accessible website (under our new, shorter domain name) for Parachute, Canada’s national charity dedicated to injury prevention. Mobile-friendly and built for our users The new Parachute.ca website is mobile-friendly and built to serve our two primary audiences: Members of the public such as parents, families, teachers, coaches, or anyone who […]

The Canadian Atlas of Child & Youth Injury Prevention

The Atlas provides child and youth injury information and data to assist practitioners, policy-makers and researchers in making informed decisions that will improve child and youth injury prevention measures in Canada.

The Atlas includes the following:

  • Injury data dashboard: a visual overview of trends and patterns
  • Injury research insights: a collection of injury prevention research, infographics and resources
  • Injury Data Online Tool: a tool to sort, view and query in-depth injury data