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Brampton Safe City Association
Contact:
Brigitte Sayers
150 Central Park Dr., Ste. 019
Brampton, ON
L6T 2T9

Phone: 905-793-5484
Fax: 905-458-7402
Email: brigitte.sayers@city.brampton.on.ca
Website: www.bramptonsafecity.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (usually)
Fee for Service: No charge

  • The following programs are offered through the office: Neighbourhood Watch Program, Block Parent Program, YES Program, and Road Watch
  • The office also offers a Business Crime Prevention Program
Brampton Safety Council
Contact:
Terri Brenton, Legislative Coordinator, Clerk's Office, City of Brampton
2 Wellington St. W., 1st Fl.
Brampton, ON
L6Y 4R2

Phone: 905-874-2106
Fax: 905-874-2119
Email: terri.brenton@city.brampton.on.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Sub-committee of the Works and Transportation Committee (a standing committee of the Corporation of the City of Brampton)
  • Membership includes representatives from: City Council, School Boards, Student Transportation, Peel Regional Police, Peel Health, Works and Transportation Department (City of Brampton) and citizen representatives
  • Considers matters that relate directly to school safety concerns and pedestrian education
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Canada Safety Council

Contact:
Ethel Archard
1020 Thomas Spratt Place
Ottawa, ON
K1G 5L5

Phone: 613-739-1535 ext. 228
Fax: 613-739-1566
Email: csc@safety-council.org
Website: www.safety-council.org

Hours of Operation: Normal Business Hours
Fee for Service: Course materials may be purchased

  • Council has national public awareness campaigns concerning Farm Safety, Summer Safety, Road Safety, School Safety, Community Safety and Crime Prevention, Senior's Safety, Home Fire Safety and Safe Driving
  • Provides babysitter training
  • Provides a quarterly publication by subscription called Living Safety, a family safety magazine. Also provides a member newsletter called Safety Canada, which covers current safety issues and new council initiative
  Canadian Pacific Railway Police Services
Contact:
Constable Ron Morrison
50 Village Station Rd.
Toronto, ON
M4H 1N1

Phone: 1-800-551-2553
Fax: 416-696-5416
Email: ron_morrison@cpr.ca
Operation Lifesaver Website: http://www.oli.org/

Hours of Operation: 24 hours - Police Service
Fee for Service: No charge

  • The Police Service provides an Operation Lifesaver presentation on railway safety to students in kindergarten to grade 8, and any other youth groups
  • The presentations are between 30 and 60 minutes in length and include a lecture, video and handouts
Canadians for Safe and Sober Driving
Contact:
Ewa Nosek
P.O. Box 397, Stn. A
Brampton, ON
L6V 2L3

Phone: 905-793-4233
Fax: 905-793-7035
Email: cssd@safeandsober.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fee for Service: Donation for survivor presentations

  • Works in partnership with community agencies, corporate Canada, police services, policy makers, the judicial system and schools to promote education and awareness to reduce and ultimately eliminate death and injury caused by impaired and or unsafe driving
  Health Canada, Injury Section, Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division

Contact:
Tammy Lipskie, Senior Analyst
Bldg 19, Tunney's Pasture, PL070LD
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0L2

Phone: 613-952-2216
Fax: 613-941-9927
Email: tlipskie@hc-sc.g.ca
Website: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/injury-bles/index.html

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Provides data and information regarding injuries, manages the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) - an emergency department based injury surveillance system
  Mississauga Safe Driving Committee

Contact:
Karin Ann Brent (Committee Coordinator)
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON
L5B 3C1

Phone: 905-896-5426
Fax: 905-615-4181
Email: karinann.brent@city.mississauga.on.ca
Website: www.mississauga.ca/portal/home

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Provides a source through which both City Council and the Committee's agency members can receive a community-based perspective on safe driving issues
  • Continues to raise community awareness regarding road safety through education and enforcement
  • The Committee encourages residents and visitors to become actively involved in deterring aggressive and dangerous driving behaviour through its ROAD WATCH program
  Mississauga Traffic Safety Council

Contact:
Denise Peternell
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON
L5B 3C1

Phone: 905-896-5423
Fax: 905-615-4181
Email: denise.peternell@city.mississauga.on.ca
Website: www.mississauga.ca/portal/home

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Sub-committee of City Council which makes recommendations on matters designed to protect students from the dangers of vehicular traffic - placement of crossing guards, initiated the Kiss and Ride program
  • Conducts site inspections at schools to review requests for crossing guards, traffic congestion and appropriate signage
Ontario Trucking Association
Contact:
Steve Anderson, Assistant Manager Communications
555 Dixon Rd.
Toronto, ON
M9W 1H8

Phone: 416-249-7401 ext. 245
Fax: 416-245-6152
Email: stephana@ontruck.org
Website: www.ontruck.org

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Road Knights available on weekends and evenings)
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Knights Team is a group of nine professional transport drivers with first class driving records who make presentations on how car and truck drivers can safely share the road. The team's mission is to help make our roadways safer by encouraging all road users to be partners in safety. The program is overseen by the Ontario Trucking Association
  • The Road Knights are available to meet with groups to provide insight on sharing the road with a transport truck and how all road users can be partners in safety
  • A visit by a Road Knight includes an oral presentation, a video on road sharing and/or careers in the trucking industry, and a complimentary copy of Sharing the Road with a Truck - our highly acclaimed booklet of safe driving tips
Peel Children's Safety Village

Contact:
Christie Hallet
7605 Kennedy Rd. S.
Brampton, ON
L6W 4T2

Phone: 905-453-3311 ext. 4071
Fax: 905-454-1148
Email: admin@peelsafetyvillage.on.ca
Website: www.peelsafetyvillage.on.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Educational centre designed to teach safety issues to students in grades 1, 3 and 5
  • Board of Education books sessions for students to visit the village throughout the school year
Cycling Ambassadors, City of Toronto

Contact:
Sean Wheldrake
590 Jarvis St., 4th Fl.
Toronto, ON
M4Y 2J4

Phone: 416-392-1143
Fax: 416-392-0071
Email: swhedra@city.toronto.on.ca
Website: www.city.toronto.on.ca/cycling

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Flexible due to events
Fee for Service: No charge to Toronto public

  • A City of Toronto initiative providing safety information and raising awareness for all road and trail users
  • Ambassadors host special events and distribute safety information to promote responsible behaviour on the roads and trails, and encourage people to learn about bike safety
  • Program events include: safety talks, school presentations, Kid's Can-Bike festivals, helmet fitting, bicycle safety checks, interactive public displays, distribution of safety information, maps and materials, lunch time seminars, special program events such as S.P.A.C.E., Large Truck Safety, O.A.S.I.S. and Trail Maintenance, and smog awareness
ROAD WATCH

Contact:
Caledon OPP
6211 Old Church Rd.
Caledon East, ON
L0N 1E0

Phone: 1-877-RDWATCH
Fax: 905-584-2188
Email: info@roadwatch.ca
Website: www.roadwatch.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • The ROAD WATCH program is a community initiative started as a result of the high number of fatal vehicle collisions in the Caledon area
  • The City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and the City of Mississauga have adopted this program
  • ROAD WATCH encourages the residents/visitors of Peel to report dangerous and aggressive driving by completing a Citizen Report form when they observe a motorist demonstrating unsafe driving behaviour
  • The goals of the program are Awareness, Education and Enforcement
Safe Kids Canada

Contact:
Dee Diaz
180 Dundas St. W., Ste. 2105
Toronto, ON
M5G 1Z8

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986
Email: safekids.web@sickkids.ca
Website: www.safekidscanada.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • National injury prevention program of the Hospital for Sick Children
  • Activities focus on raising awareness about injury prevention for children, educating people on how to prevent child injuries and advocating safer environments for children
  • Provides information to parents by telephone and through the Website as well as through public awareness campaigns and media stories
  • Provides information to the people who deal with parents and children directly - doctors, teachers, public health nurses - to make sure that parents can obtain safety tips in their community
Trauma Prevention Council

Contact:
Leslie Cicero
Rm. 436, 237 Barton St. E.
Hamilton, ON
L8L 2X2

Phone: 1-866-860-2226
Fax: 905-577-9966
Email: traprev@skylinc.net

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Facilitates the development of injury prevention programs and projects
  • Focus is on community development including partnership building and networking
  • Programs relate to all age groups and include pedestrian, vehicle, bicycle safety, playspace safety, falls in the older persons and elder abuse
 

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