Safety

The Basics:

  • In an emergency, call 911 to contact local police, the fire department or an ambulance.
  • Family Violence Prevention: Get Help is a Web page created by the Public Health Agency of Canada with links to organizations that offer support to victims of violence and abuse.
  • Kids Help Phone offers counselling, information and referral services to children and youth, through a bilingual toll free line at 1-800-668-6868.

Helpful Web Sites:

Bullying

  • Don’t keep quiet about bullying. Whether it involves violence, intimidation or social pressure to hurt someone, you can take action against bullying. Check out the Bullying Web page at deal.org, a Web site for youth from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  • Posting threats, lies or embarrassing things about someone on the Internet isn’t a joke: it’s against the law. Learn more about what you can do to stop these kinds of cyberbullying at deal.org, a Web site for youth from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Domestic Violence

  • Are you a victim of violence within your family, or want to help someone who is? The Domestic Violence Web page at deal.org has information about the warning signs of violence, facts on the impact of family violence, ways to help victims, and links to organizations offering support.

Sexual Assault and Harassment

Workplace Safety

  • Improve your Workplace Safety by learning more about your rights and responsibilities as a worker.