• Pedestrian Safety

    Pedestrian Safety

    When drivers fail to yield, pedestrians pay the price. Busy intersections and shorter days mean that drivers need to be extra careful during fall and winter. As the weather changes and daylight hours decrease, pedestrians become more vulnerable.  Nearly half (45 per cent) of all crashes with pedestrians happen between October and January. Even when drivers proceed…

  • Porch Pirates

    Porch Pirates

    They look like you or me but when crooks see parcels at someone’s front door, they swing into action — casually walking to the porch and walking away with a package as if nothing had happened. The coronavirus pandemic has even more people shopping online. Here’s how to thwart the porch pirates. Ship to a…

  • ICBC Fall Distracted Driving Campaign

    ICBC Fall Distracted Driving Campaign

    ICBC has launched their Fall Distracted Driving Campaign! Roughly one in four fatal crashes on B.C. roads involves driver distraction. That’s why ICBC and police around the province are encouraging drivers to take a break from their phones. Even if you’re not using your phone, you may still be distracted. Any diversion of your attention…

  • Frog Hollow Makes Indigenous Link

    Frog Hollow Makes Indigenous Link

    When Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House staff initiated the Waacus Salee project last fall, they had several goals in mind: Reflecting on how things are done in their organization and finding ways to align them better with Indigenous principles as well as creating long-term connections with Indigenous groups in the neighbourhood. Waacus Salee, which means “Frog…

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