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Proposed Regulations to Reduce Risk of Strangulation

On June 16, 2017, the Government of Canada announced its proposal to amend the Corded Window Covering Products Regulations, SOR/2016-172 (the “Regulations”), to include new measures to reduce the risk of child strangulation (the “Proposed Regulations”). Ordinary household objects can cause serious injuries to children. In particular, corded window covers create a risk of child…
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Childproofing the Bedroom

We think of bedrooms as a place of sleep and sweet dreams. While that’s true for even a child’s bedroom, there are little things that can cause bumps in the night or day that could end up with a visit to the emergency room. You’ve probably thought about childproofing your kitchen, your living room, or…
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Childproof Your Living Room

As a parent, you worry endlessly about protecting your kids but you may be overlooking a major problem area. Your living room is a kid hazardous zone. That glass coffee table or that ultra-modern media centre with the slick TV and sharp corners may look great to you, but to a toddler they represent danger…
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