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Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

This Sunday, March 10th, marks the start of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW), promoting on-farm safety awareness across Canada. This year, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is celebrating Safe & Strong Farms, a campaign to “empower farmers, farm families and farming communities to build, grow, and lead the agricultural industry in safety and sustainability.”…

Farm Safety

This week has been Agricultural Safety Week in Canada. Ag Safety Week is supported by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), which works to raise awareness of on-farm risks and provide resources to help farmers improve farm safety. This year’s focus has been on seniors. Senior farmers are so experienced, they could do the work…

Road Safety in Harvest Time

Safety on Ontario roads continues to be a concern for the police forces across the province. Prevention of fatalities due to automobile accidents takes a lot of effort for these forces. Drivers need to follow the rules of the road not only for themselves but also for the other drivers and passengers that are alongside…

Fort McMurray Fire

The out-of-control forest fire around Fort McMurray, Alberta is a natural calamity that reminds us that some things are beyond our control. To see so many homes burned and such a large area of forest destroyed touches the spirit of everyone. The quick response in assisting people from Fort McMurray shows the national goodwill of…

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

Family farming is one of the bastions of family owned and run businesses that still survive and thrive in our contemporary economy. Farming creates a special opportunity for family members to work together, and for children to see, and in many cases learn, what their parents do for a living. Many farmers say that they…