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Fireworks safety tips for the long weekend

Victoria Day is less than one week away, which means celebrations will be taking place across Canada. Long weekends are great for spending extra time outdoors with friends and family enjoying cottaging, biking, boating and of course, fireworks. They’re beautiful, fun and the kids love them, but fireworks can be extremely dangerous and cause severe injuries if not handled and observed properly.

8 safety tips for riding a motorcycle

It’s officially Spring, which means motorcyclists are getting their bikes out of storage and ready to ride. If you’re one of them, take the time to brush up on your riding safety before hitting the road. A motorcycle is way more dangerous than a car. The cold reality is that motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than people in a car, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). And nearly half of all motorcycle deaths are the result of single-vehicle crashes.

Follow Grand River Transit’s guidelines to avoid injury while riding public transit

Grand River Transit is committed to passenger comfort and safety but they need your participation. For passenger security all buses include security cameras, emergency escape windows, manual door openers, fire extinguishers, and ceiling escape hatches.The terminals include security cameras, designated safe-waiting areas, emergency evacuation plans, and security staff on-site. Here are some guidelines to follow while riding Grand River Transit.