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Calgary has the highest vehicle theft in Canada: what you can do

Did you know Calgary has the highest vehicle theft rate in the entire country? It’s not a great title to hold and the Calgary Police have sounded the alarm on just how big of an issue this is. On average, 111 cars and trucks are stolen each week in the city, Insp. Joe Brar told […]

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Tips for Safe Driving this Long Weekend

With the May long weekend here, the RCMP has a strong warning for drivers before heading out on the roads—stay safe! During last year’s May long weekend, there were five fatal collisions, 42 injury collisions and 3,105 speeding tickets doled out. “Typically, during the Victoria Day weekend, we see an increase in traffic volume on […]

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Safety tips for your Christmas tree

If you’re going for a real Christmas tree this holiday, you’ll want to ensure you take proper care of it, as holiday trees are one of the leading causes of home fires during this time of year. A dry tree strung with brightly-lit heat sources can be a real fire hazard. “Live Christmas trees are really […]

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Pedestrian and Road Safety Tips for Halloween

Monday is Halloween, which means a lot of additional traffic on the roads in the form of both cars and pedestrians. Before your community streets are flooded with trick-or-treaters, here’s some reminders about pedestrian and road safety for Halloween. Motorists:  Slow down! Keep your driving at a very slow pace on Monday evening, as there […]

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