Category: Covid-19

Staying On Track: Five Steps For Preserving Your Mental Health During The Pandemic

Today’s world is one brimming with uncertainties. In 2020 alone, we have witnessed fluctuating stock markets, devastating wildfires, and, of course, a deadly global pandemic. These far-reaching events, when coupled with the trials and tribulations of everyday life, can weigh heavy on one’s mental health. This reality is backed by statistics: In May 2020, a…
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CPR & You: Why Learning This Fundamental Life Skill Benefits Everyone

Some of life’s events can take us by surprise. These events can be so fundamentally shocking that it is difficult to determine how one would react in the moment. For most of us, witnessing a friend, neighbour, or family member go into cardiac arrest could be one of these moments. With over 50,000 annual deaths…
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Red Cross Extends First Aid Re-Certification Window For 2020: What You Need To Know

Update on 12/18/2020: The Red Cross has updated the extended recertification window for its First Aid courses: Participant-level certificate holders with certifications that expire between March 1, 2020, and March 1, 2021 can attend a recertification course until March 31, 2021. 2020 has been a difficult year for many of those seeking to re-certify their…
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Heavy Equipment, Heavy Responsibility: Preventing the Spread of Covid-19 for Forklift Operators

Strict guidelines, shuttered doors, and socially distanced service – at this stage, we are all familiar with Covid-19’s impact on industries that employ front-line workers. As the pandemic unpredictably lurches along, it can be easy to forget that there are many workers outside of the public eye that must also learn to adapt to new…
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