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Winter Activity Safety Tips

Outdoor winter activities are getting more and more popular. Certainly, the legacy of the 2010 Olympics provided our region with great facilities and a heightened love for all things winter. Whether you’re into downhill or cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, skating, or any other wintery activity, there’s much to do. But there’s also much to…
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Be Safe on the Slopes

From Whistler to Silverstar and all resorts and slopes in between, BC is a skier’s and snowboarder’s paradise. Unfortunately, all that shreddin’ and swooshin’ can lead to some severe injuries. Every year, over 5000 Canadians are seriously hurt in skiing and snowboarding accidents across the country. So whether you’re riding hard through 7th Heaven or…
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Snow Sledding Safety Tips

Many of us are embracing winter by partaking in a cherished Canadian pastime, sledding. While sledding can seem like harmless fun, sledding injuries have sent many to emergency rooms each year. Research shows over 20,000 emergency room visits per year were a direct result of sledding injuries in patients 19 and younger. Some Canadian cities,…
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