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Must-Ask Questions if You're Going to a Friend's Cottage

There is something truly magnificent about spending time in cottage country during the summer. Whether you’re looking to just escape the city, reconnect with nature or spend some time with friends, cottages are an iconic part of summer in Canada. Too often, however, cottage trips can be dangerous.

From dangerous interactions with wildlife to boating accidents, there are many ways that injuries happen. And especially if you get too caught up in the good times mixed in with some alcohol, sometimes we don’t always think rationally.

6 Tips for a Safe Summer Road Trip

Few things are as synonymous with summer in Canada as a road trip. With city and country close by, Kitchener-Waterloo is in a prime position for road trips. With all the details to plan on everything from destination to snacks, road trip safety can get lost in the excitement.

Being safe on a summer road trip, however, can reduce risk of personal injury for yourself and your fellow travellers. Safety can keep your road trip a fun experience and ensure your lasting memories are entirely positive.

Here are some safety tips to consider on your next great Canadian road trip.

Keeping Kitchener-Waterloo Safe: A Community Guide

We’re passionate about building a safe community in Kitchener-Waterloo. It’s important to know what our responsibilities as citizens are and when to report a problem. By being informed and acting correctly, we are choosing to become responsible citizens. Further, we are contribution, individual by individual, to building a better Kitchener-Waterloo.

In the spirit of good neighbourliness, here’s a helpful guide to safety in our community.

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What is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is fast becoming an important topic for auto safety, personal injury law and everyone that gets behind the wheel of a car. With this topic dominating the headlines and the increasing rise in fatalities, it’s important to define what actually constitutes distracted driving, as well as what the law says about it - because the consequences of distracted driving are real.

What happens if you get injured on public property?

Slip and fall accidents aren’t just reserved for the wintertime; hazardous conditions can arise during the warmer months when the winterkill of the cold wreaks havoc to grounds and sidewalks everywhere. If you fall on a public property and sustain injuries – the city may be liable. Here’s what you need to know.

 

What are the typical grounds for making a claim?

Where are the Waterloo Region LRTs?

We’re all used to the news about LRT delivery delays in Kitchener-Waterloo – the better part of a year has passed since the original date by which all Bombardier promised all vehicles would be delivered. So what is Waterloo Area waiting for, and what’s taking Bombardier so long? There has been a number of LRT development issues along the way, and we’re not out of the woods yet. Let’s look at the public transit delays, and where that has left us.

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