KidsAndCars.org Canada

KidsAndCars.org/Canada is the first international sister organization of KidsAndCars.org.

HISTORY

After seeing Founder and President Janette Fennell present the history and ongoing mission of the KidsAndCars.org organization, John McKiggan of the Nova Scotia law firm of Arnold Pizzo McKiggan approached Janette about how they could bring this same child-focused safety mission to Canada.

John McKiggan, Chair of Kids And Cars - Canada, with Janette Fennell, Founder of KidsAndCars.org

In late 2011, KidsAndCars.org/Canada was established as a non-profit organization in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

MISSION

Like KidsAndCar.org, KidsAndCars.org/Canada is a non-profit organization and shares the same mission: To dedicate its efforts to preventing injuries and death to children in or around motor vehicles and to promote the highest level of safety awareness among parents, caregivers, and the public-at-large. Just like KidsAndCars.org, KidsAndCars.org/Canada has adopted as its Five Areas of Focus: Data Collection, Education, Policy Change, Regulation and Survivor Advocacy.

GET INVOLVED

If you are interested in learning more about KidsAndCars.org/Canada or about how you can get involved here in Canada, please contact us at volunteer@kidsandcars.ca

DONATE

If you would like to financially support our mission, please donate directly to KidsAndCars.org via PayPal. Thank You.

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ARTICLES

16 Jul 2012 - Canadian Heat Wave Increases Danger to Children in Cars

19 Aug 2012 - Backover accidents a hidden problem in Canada

20 Aug 2012 - Tragic Back-over Death Evidence of Hidden Problem

21 Aug 2012 - More Data Needed for Backover Collisions Involving Kids

21 Aug 2012 - No Regulations in Canada to Protect Children from Vehicles in Reverse

22 Aug 2012 - Lawyer on Mission to Stop Car-Related Child Deaths

01 Sep 2012 - KidsAndCars.org/Canada Trumping Up Awareness for Child Safety

28 Jun 2013 - Children Dying in Hot Cars Can Happen Much Easier Than We Think

03 Jul 2013 - Funeral for Ontario Toddler Who Died In Hot Car