Parachute launches this national campaign to teach parents and others who care for children how to safely store cannabis edibles out of sight and reach of curious kids.


This public awareness campaign aims to educate Canadians that cannabis impairs a person’s ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Brain Waves

Trained volunteers across Canada deliver this free, informative and fun half-day neuroscience presentation for students in grades 4 to 6. Many run in March, which is Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard

This annual contest celebrates Canada’s exceptional crossing guards, as nominated by their school communities.

Elementary Road Safety

This Parachute program, co-created with Aviva, supports and empowers school communities to explore, adapt and implement measures that will improve their local road safety.

National Injury Prevention Day

This annual health promotion day, held on July 5, raises awareness about the devastating impact of predictable and preventable injuries in Canada.

National Teen Driver Safety Week

During the third full week of October, we run an awareness week to raise teen driver safety issues and encourage communities to work with youth to prevent dangerous behaviours.

Poison Prevention Week

This Canada-wide awareness week draws attentions to common causes of inadvertent poisoning. In 2021, our focus was encouraging recognition of what can cause poisoning under the theme, #CheckForPoisons.

Safe Kids Week

This annual campaign draws attention to a different child safety issue each year and provides resources for local community activities.

Smart Hockey

This program provides resources to recognize and manage concussion injuries designed for young hockey players, their coaches and parents.

Stacey Levitt Award

Applications for this annual memorial award open in November and close at end of February. High school students in Canada submit short essays, with the winner announced in April.

Vision Zero

This international traffic safety movement envisions zero death and serious injuries on our roads. Parachute is Canada’s national lead, supporting local efforts.